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Jan/Feb 2021


Kids Say the Darnedest Thing Remember Art Linkletter? Now, that’s aname many have not heard in a long time. For the younger crowd, Linkletter was a host in the early days of television. He hada great talent for interviewing children and

Wild Game

Mountain recollections include a special dinner with the neighbors In 1950, my father traded a new Ford and $400 to Newt Ogle for a lot on the Middle Prong of the Little Pigeon River in the Emerts Cove community of Sevier County.

Livin’ Lean

Looking for lighter fare at local restaurants? Look no further It’s January, and if 2020 had the impact on your waistline that it did on lots of others’, you may be ready to climb on the resolutions bandwagon with the rest of us. But

The Ethics of Pandemic Life

Make the unselfish choice to mask up to protect others With the raging COVID-19 virus playing havoc with our lives, our work, our health and our American society, we individually must make rational decisions to protect one another. The

Toy Joy

Pets love to play and it’s up to us to keep them safe Now that the holidays are over, make sure that all those toys your pet happily received over the holidays are both safe and fun. For dogs, make sure that the toy has no parts that

Arts: Bill Cook Jr.

Sculptor inspired by what he sees and hears Bill Cook Jr. has been coaxing artistic creations from natural materials since he was a boy whittling and carving wood. In his early 30s, Cook was living in South Florida when he saw a