Birds and owls at UT Arboretum

Melanie StatenAnderson, Fun Outdoors

The University of Tennessee Arboretum Society has announced the opening of a new book on the Arboretum’s Nature Book Trail, “Birds: Discovering North American Species,” by author Dr. Shirley Raines …

Community loses outdoor leader

Sandra ClarkAnderson, Obits

John Reese Thurman III, 79, passed away at home on Oct. 21, 2020, after a lengthy battle with cancer.
In 1970 he accepted a position with the Tennessee Valley Authority and …

Services Sunday for Clinton educator

Sandra ClarkAnderson, Obits

Graveside service was held Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, at Grandview Memorial Garden for Margaret Ann Calhoun, a 30-year English teacher at Clinton High School and a partner in the Hammer’s …

50 years since Vince was queen

Chris WohlwendAnderson, Our Town Stories

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the University of Tennessee’s most lopsided homecoming queen competition, a contest that saw the winning candidate garner more than 2,500 votes while the …

Cars, cars, cars at Ray Varner Ford

Sandra ClarkAnderson, Halls

What is it about boys and cars?
The side lot at Ray Varner Ford was packed Saturday with cars, mostly Mustangs, and guys. There were old guys with gray beards, little …