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  • Tennessee woman in jail? Bushes neglected, jail time expected for Tenn. gal?
    Tennessee woman in jail? Bushes neglected, jail time expected for Tenn. gal?
    A Tennessee woman received her sentence for failing to keep up with yard work – jail time was handed down to Karen Holloway of Lenoir City. The married mother of two said her trees and bushes needed trimming, and that her grass was a little...
  • Beau
    Tennessee dog sentenced to death for killing duck on his own owner's property
    Social media posts and an online petition about a Dyersburg, Tennessee dog who is supposed to be euthanized for killing a duck on his own owner's property are going viral tonight.The "Save Beau" online petitionclaims the two year old...
  • Deserted Cherokee Settlements
    The Battle of Taliwa was a myth? OMG
    It is perhaps the most beloved story of Cherokee folklore. In 1755, a 16 year old Cherokee girl, named Nanyehi (aka Nancy Ward) saw her husband die in battle then picked up a musket and led a charge of 500 brave Cherokee warriors against 2,000...
  • Planning a visit to historic Carnton Plantation
    Planning a visit to historic Carnton Plantation
    Franklin Tennessee is located just a few short miles from Nashville. It was where the former mayor of Nashville, Randal McGavock, chose to make his home in 1826 and he named it Carnton. While he entertained many famous people in his home including...
  • Dad Teen Police Drink
    Dad's teen to police: My dad made me drink until I passed out, says 15-year-old
    A drunk Tennessee dad was arrested by police after he made his 15-year-old teen drink, and drink some more, until he finally passed out and was barely conscious. The deranged dad was forcing his teen son to down the red-eye rotgut in order to ...
  • The amazing Lane Motor Museum in Nashville, Tenn.
    The amazing Lane Motor Museum in Nashville, Tenn.
    The Lane Motor Museum is a unique motor museum in that they are not looking for cars that belonged to celebrities or famous people. The cars that are in this collection are different; most of them are the first one to have had a particular...
  • Remains found in Decatur County, Tenn. belong to Holly Bobo, missing since 2011
    Remains found in Decatur County, Tenn. belong to Holly Bobo, missing since 2011
    On Sunday hunters found a human skull in Decatur County where 20-year-old nursing student, Holly Bobo, went missing from her home in April 2011; on Monday, the remains were confirmed to be those of Holly Bobo.For over three years Holly’s...
  • Mass jail break as 32 teens bust out of Nashville detention center
    Mass jail break as 32 teens bust out of Nashville detention center
    In a brazen and daring mass escape, 32 teenage convicts ranging in age from 14 – 19 busted out of the Woodland Hills Youth Development Center in northwest Nashville, Tennessee, late in the evening of Sept. 1 “by crawling under a weak...
  • Utah State: Knocked in Knoxville
    Utah State football: Aggies manhandled by Tennessee, 38-7
    With Tennessee going three and out to start the game, the Utah State Aggies football team looked like it was in business. On the road, in front of 102,000 fans at Tennessee in historic Neyland Stadium--the place where Peyton Manning starred--Utah...
  • United States
    Danged Yankee
    Over a year ago, my wife and I moved from a suburb of Des Moines, Iowa to one of Memphis, Tennessee. There are the obvious differences between Iowa and Tennessee such as cornfields in Iowa and trees galore in Tennessee. There’s also the big...
  • World's tastiest tomatoes: Grainger County Tomato Fest in Tennessee
    World's tastiest tomatoes: Grainger County Tomato Fest in Tennessee
    Even in Baltimore -- where we can get tomatoes from Maryland's Eastern Shore -- Grainger County, Tennessee tomatoes are highly prized: you can buy John Mixon's Rutledge tomatoes at Fresh Market in Baltimore County (I do!). At Virginia...
  • Prophet Muhammad's Charter of Privileges to Christians
    Prophet Muhammad's Charter of Privileges and Protection to Christians
    When Christians, Jews, others and governments violate Muslims it is wrong. Equally wrong is when Muslims and Muslim governments violate those of other faiths. The world is in turmoil here and abroad. When we see in Iraq and elsewhere killing and...
  • Gay marriage news: Same-sex marriage ban upheld in TN; heads to trial in MO
    Gay marriage news: Same-sex marriage ban upheld in TN; heads to trial in MO
    Monday was an interesting and shocking day for the gay marriage fight in two states. In a surprise decision, Roane County Circuit Judge Russell E. Simmons Jr. upheld Tennessee’s gay marriage ban. The ruling ended a string of legal victories...
  • Unemployment in Tennessee
    Nearly all new jobs in Tennessee have gone to immigrants
    Tennessee's job growth since 2000, CNBC.com reported yesterday, has almost all gone to immigrants, both legal and illegal. CNBC cited a report from the Center for Immigration Studies that showed the net increase in working-age (16 to 65)...
  • Derrell Scott
    Tennessee football practice observations & notes (Aug. 3)
    Practice 3 (August 3)This was “Send A Message Sunday” from Butch Jones. That’s not his phrase, that’s Vince’s. Jones made the team re-do stretches because guys weren’t clapping when they were supposed to, and...