Pat Summitt gets a star

Betty BeanOur Town Stories

Bruce Pearl listened quietly as Pat Summitt was heaped with praise during the invocation at the Big Orange Tip Off Club luncheon last week.
What? It was just 10 years ago, …

The House of Pat

Betty BeanKnox Scene, Our Town Stories

(Editor’s Note: We asked Betty Bean to update a 2013 story that we had somewhat arrogantly titled “Dismantling the House that Pat Built.” It is here: Dismantling  Bean, of course, …

Akima Cabaret gets scoop on #HerStory

Betsy PickleOur Town Arts

The Akima Club of Knoxville will celebrate women throughout history – er, #HerStory – with Akima Cabaret 2020.
A wee bit bawdy, heavy on laughs and laced with dazzle, the professionally …

Can Bounds bounce Dunn?

Sandra ClarkGossip and Lies

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 …