Captain Boatman was KFD mainstay

Betty BeanObits, South Knox

William A. “Boaty” Boatman’s first nickname was “Chugg.” That’s what the kids in his Lonsdale neighborhood called him, because he ran with a peculiar gait – he was born with …

Lodge adopts Tarleton Park

Mike DonilaFun Outdoors, South Knox

The Charles H. McKinney Masonic Lodge No. 433 is the latest organization to participate in the Knox County Parks & Rec Department’s Adopt-A-Park program. Lodge members will perform volunteer work …

KCS gets new principals

Sandra ClarkInside 640, Our Town Kids, South Knox

Superintendent Bob Thomas has named new principals for Whittle Springs and Northwest middle schools and Mount Olive Elementary School.
Daniel Champion to Whittle Springs. Champion joined Knox County Schools in 2003 …

Safe summer fun at Ijams

Amber ParkerFun Outdoors, South Knox

Ijams Nature Center is opening new programs including rock scrambling, creek walks, bird watching for beginners, introduction to bouldering and art for all ages.
We may not be able to gather …