What’s perking? Coffee and memories

Sherri Gardner HowellFarragut

The first Christmas season commercial that made me cry was Folgers in 1986. Research tells me the iconic “Peter comes home for Christmas” continued to be a Folgers’ staple for …

STAR’s light is bigger and brighter

Tom KingFarragut

This STAR’s light has been shining for 30 years. It’s also been a year of change, its light and life expanding beyond its 63 acres in Loudon County to a …

At Christmas, It’s a man’s world

Sherri Gardner HowellFarragut

Every December, I want to be my husband.
The other 11 months of the year, tasks around our house, from yard work to dishes to laundry, are pretty evenly divided between …

Farragut Rotary elects leadership team

Tom KingFarragut

There is this joke in Rotary about being the president of a Rotary club: “The second-best job in Rotary is being a club president. But the best job is being …

The Cove opens Festival of Lights

Sandra ClarkFarragut

Knox County’s 19th annual holiday Festival of Lights at the Cove at Concord Park kicks off today and runs through Saturday, Dec. 30, excluding Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
The festival …

Party stress isn’t on the menu

Sherri Gardner HowellFarragut

There are so many stresses around the holidays. Parties should NOT be one of them.
My husband and I have been hosting a Christmas party every year for 27 years. It …

Making Christmas bright for 47 kids

Tom KingFarragut

The Rotary Club of Farragut is like most Rotary clubs when it comes to community projects. You find out about a need and see if the club has the willingness, …