Services Dec. 1 for furnituremaker Lonnie Bird

Sandra ClarkJefferson, Obits

Lonnie Eugene Bird, 63, of Dandridge, Tennessee, passed away November 25, 2022, from the long-term effects of cancer radiation.
Mr. Bird was a master furnituremaker with many published books and articles …

Zoom with Stephen Lyn Bales

Melanie StatenAnderson, Our Town Outdoors

East Tennessee is filled with a grand biodiversity of plants and animals. Naturalist Stephen Lyn Bales has written three books and over 600 newspaper and magazine articles about nature and …

Services Friday for Mike Connatser

Sandra ClarkBlount, Obits

A Blount County farm leader has died. Mike Connatser, 69, passed away November 20, 2022.
Mr. Connatser established J & M Windy Acres in 1970, farming jointly with his dad, and …