Come play in Powell on Saturday

Sandra ClarkOur Town Outdoors, Powell

More than 1,000 people have responded to the Facebook post inviting everyone to the Powell Station Celebration this Saturday, August 13, at Powell High School and Powell Station Park. The …

Spider web season

Cindy ArpOur Town Outdoors, Powell

I consider August the beginning of spider web season. When my boys were young, we’d often go out in the mornings, looking for water-laden sparkling spider webs.
Not sure if this …

Y’all be careful now

Cindy ArpOur Town Outdoors

Farm life is wonderful, but you must be careful. That fact was brought home to us last week. Hank, our 18-year-old great-nephew who has lived on a 1000-acre farm all …

Blackberry pickin’ time

Dan ArpOur Town Outdoors, Powell

Even though I can’t recall blackberry winter this year I suppose it happened. I have seen a few cars parked on interstate and highway shoulders with people next to brambles …

Storms bring extra work for EPW

Rylie McClurgOur Town Outdoors

Knox County Engineering and Public Works crews worked day and night through July to keep roads open and safe from 279 downed trees, 23 closed roads and 12 rock or …