Shoot but do not touch

Betsy PickleFeature, West Knox

Tennessee’s 1998 national championship trophy came to First Tennessee’s Downtown West Financial Center on Friday for a two-hour fan celebration and social media competition.
Bank staff offered nylon orange fans along …

First Tenn offers chance to win tickets

Sandra ClarkFeature, West Knox

Here’s a chance to score some tickets to the UT-Florida football game on Sept. 22.
Drop by First Tennessee’s Downtown West Financial Center, 1815 Downtown West Boulevard, today (9/21) from 11 …

Big game in town

Marvin WestFeature, westwords

With no regard for big-game week, another problem has popped up.
Florida, winner of 12 of the past 13 games against Tennessee, is far, far ahead in the newest university rankings …

Reading of the words

Marvin WestFeature, westwords

I do believe it was Mac Davis who sang “Oh Lord, it’s hard to be humble.”
I am flattered to report that the Jim Martin family and friends in Charlotte (plus …

How you start or how you finish

Marvin WestFeature, westwords

I don’t know but I’ve been told that how you start isn’t as important as how you finish. That could apply to a story, a fishing trip or a lifetime.
Tennessee …

Mills remembers Naumoff

Marvin WestFeature, westwords

Friday is the celebration day of Paul Naumoff’s life (2 p.m., Cedar Springs Presbyterian Church, 9132 Kingston Pike, Knoxville).
Family, friends, Tennessee football fans and old Vols will gather to share memories …

Joined at the hip

Marvin WestFeature, westwords

Tennessee quarterback competition owns the spotlight. Thousands, maybe a million, anxiously await the outcome.
Off stage, the irony of ironies is unfolding. Phillip Fulmer and Jeremy Pruitt are joined at the …