Before there was Dolly …

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There was wisdom in Loretta Lynn’s songs. Remember this one?
They say to have her hair done, Liz flies all the way to France
And Jackie’s seen in a Discothèque doin’ a …

Can Bounds bounce Dunn?

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There’s a storm a’coming if school board member Patti Bounds takes on state Rep. Bill Dunn in the Republican Primary of 2020. Dunn, 57, was elected in 1994.
Bounds and others …

Lost in the fifties

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Sometimes my van has a mind of its own. That’s my only excuse for the weird “shortcuts” I take to get around town.
Juana Barker, as a kid learning English, called …

No fire tax for Knox County

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Mayor Glenn Jacobs has nixed the notion of a fire district and “fire tax” for Knox County. In his Friday Facebook post, Jacobs said, “I do not and I will …

Straight talk and filters

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Politicians and businesses are using social media to talk directly with citizens/consumers, bypassing traditional (and even not-so-traditional) media.
There’s Donald Trump on Twitter; Glenn Jacobs with a Friday Facebook broadcast; Tim …