Do not cuddle the dragon

Tina RolenEast Knox, Our Town Outdoors

Zoo Knoxville recently honored World Lizard Day by celebrating its resident Komodo dragon, Slim. Slim lives in the Wee Play Adventure area across from the Clayton Family Amphibian and Reptile …

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 …