PHOTOS: Ooltewah Runs Over Cookeville In Region 3-3A Softball

Lady Owls Run-Rule Lady Cavaliers, 12-0

Monday, May 14, 2018 - by Dennis Norwood



Lee University Women’s Rugby Team Finishes 2nd In Championships

Lee University’s women’s rugby team finished second in the National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) competition held in Cheswick, Pennsylvania. “Winning silver at the NSCRO 7’s National Championship was a wonderful way to cap 10 years of coaching Lee women’s rugby,” said Dr. Michael Freake, professor of biology and head coach for the women’s rugby team. “It is always ... (click for more)

Randy Smith: NFL Anthem Controversy Isn't Over

This week the National Football League owners declared there will be penalties and fines for players who continue to kneel during the playing of the national anthem. Don't think for one minute this controversy is over. What has made our country so great and so strong for so many years is freedom; the freedom to express ourselves without fear of retribution. Making a choice to kneel ... (click for more)

Donaldson Tells Jury He Shot Son-In-Law After Knife Was Pulled On Him; Medical Examiner Says Fatal Shot Was From 3 Inches Away

Glen Donaldson took the witness stand Thursday in the attempt to explain how two good friends ended up with one dead and the other facing a first-degree murder charge.   On the night of Dec. 29, 2016, he texted his son-in-law, Adam Levi, and arranged to pick up bed rails for his daughter, who had left items when she moved out of their house. After loading the rails, ... (click for more)

East Ridge Discussing New Animal Shelter, As Well As Field House At East Ridge High

Two new projects suggested by citizen groups dominated the discussion at the East Ridge City Council meeting  Thursday night. Because they were not published on the agenda, no decisions could be made, but the council was in agreement that more consideration was merited about the city building a new animal shelter and dog park, and for building a field house for athletics at ... (click for more)

Speaking Of A Cove

Mr. Sole Commissioner Whitfield,   I live in  a cove in western most Chattanooga. My back yard is woods. My front yard is woodland too. My neighbors and I had chance to voice our disagreement in 1996 to the proposed sale of a portion of the farm that dominated this cove and we did. There weren’t very many of us. One member of the group that listened to ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: 'Don't Dare Endorse Me!'

When Joe Smith, a member of the Hamilton County School Board, met with officials of the UnifiEd political action committee on Tuesday, his instructions to his somber listeners were very specific. He told the leaders of the now-tainted education non-profit group. “Do not endorse me. I extended the courtesy of answering your questions … I am eager to do the right thing. But I am saying ... (click for more)