Spangler appeals for overcrowding fix

Shannon CareyFeature, Government

It was a sobering tour.
Five Knox County Commissioners walked the halls of Knox County’s Roger D. Wilson Detention Facility Oct. 10. They visited “pods,” that house various security levels of …

Larsen Jay campaigns in Powell

Sandra ClarkFeature, Powell

Justin Bailey hosted his first (but probably not his last) political event at the Bailey Barn in Powell. The honoree? Larsen Jay, candidate for Knox County Commission at-large, Seat 10. …

Signs, signs, signs

Sandra ClarkGossip and Lies

Just when I stopped to photograph a gaggle of unsightly political signs, a car slowed down and out stepped Ronnie Rochelle. He had come to place a sign on the …

Candidates at-large

Sandra ClarkGossip and Lies, Halls

Days before the turkey landed in pots across Knox County, three candidates for Knox County Commission at-large spoke to the Halls Republican Club.
Larsen Jay told how he turned a near-fatal …

Is there a question in there, senator?

Sandra ClarkGossip and Lies

Who are these folks who came to Knox County to interrogate our Republican officeholders and candidates, setting criteria for “bona fide Republicans” and asserting authority to disqualify those who don’t …

‘Thanks’ from Larsen Jay

Sandra ClarkLocal

Larsen Jay bought lunch for the area’s first responders Saturday on the 10th anniversary of his near-fatal accident.
“After 12 surgeries and years of therapy, I live a healthy and productive …