Girl Scouts become pen pals of hope

Brooke ConnerOur Town Kids

A single troop of ninth graders has inspired seven other troops to write letters to nearly 300 residents living in all seven Oak Ridge senior living facilities during the COVID-19 …

Waters asks reprieve for Fort Kid

Sandra ClarkInside 640, Our Town Kids

Beth Waters, chair of the Fort Kid Committee, has called on Knoxville Mayor Indya Kincannon to delay the scheduled April 6 closure and demolition of the downtown playground.
Waters led efforts …

Y offers emergency child care

Sandra ClarkOur Town Kids

Emergency Child Care Camp from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. will be available for all school-aged children (K-5), including children of emergency personnel and first responders, at four YMCA locations …