Ruthie Carey honored with memorial pavilion

Tracy Haun OwensWest Knox

Late Westminster Presbyterian Church elder Ruthie Carey was always doing special things for others, says her friend Betty Hanes.
“She was really well known and very loved,” Hanes says.
Carey died in …

City reworks Forest Park intersection

Sandra ClarkWest Knox

The Bearden area has a spiffy new intersection, thanks to efforts of the city. Officials came Thursday to inspect and celebrate.
According to a city statement, the project was initiated to …

Pond Gap: A true community school

Tracy Haun OwensWest Knox

The first thing you notice when principal Shelly McGill walks down the halls of Pond Gap Elementary is how happy everyone is to see her. Taking a visitor on a …

Spann exhibit set to open in Bearden

Sandra ClarkWest Knox

The local arts community can expect an amazing exhibit, “Barry Spann: Twenty-One Still Lifes,” opening Friday, Oct. 6, with a reception from 5-8 p.m. at The District Gallery & Framery, …

Hot air balloon launches Culinary Tours

Sandra ClarkWest Knox

That big balloon at Food City was visible from I-40 at West Hills and from points east and west. The weather cooperated perfectly as Food City launched its new Culinary …

Everly Brothers Park is growing up

Tracy Haun OwensWest Knox

 
Sumac trees ring the southern perimeter of Everly Brothers Park at Kingston Pike, a pocket park located at the intersection of that busy road and Forest Park Boulevard in Bearden. …

Pep Rally kicks off football week

Sandra ClarkWest Knox

The Food City team was at the Hardin Valley store on Sept. 22, drumming up enthusiasm for Saturday’s game against UMass.
The UT cheerleaders were there, joined by the cheer squad …