Jericho Brass To Perform At Lake Katoomba May 25

Saturday, May 18, 2013
The Jericho Brass, Chattanooga's traditional brass band, performs up to 25-30 concerts a year in Chattanooga and the tri-state area.  Band members are composed of retired music directors, military musicians and High School and College trained musicians.        

The band will be performing on May 25 at Lake Katoomba, a man-made lake on the property of Frank and Janet Hale, 2001 Clift Eldridge Road, Soddy-Daisy.   

The program will include two soloists.   Jerry Pollard will perform Hummel's "Trumpet Concerto" on the Eb Cornet and Candice Kortyka will play an arrangement of Mascagni's"Intermezzo" on the Bb Cornet.   The rest of the program will be a mix of Patriotic Tunes/Marches/Swing and Pop.    

Gates will open at 4 p.m. and this free concert will begin at 7 p.m.   Everyone should bring lawn chairs, a picnic supper and plenty of bug spray.  We invite you to enjoy the afternoon  under the trees by the cool lake with friends and family.   


Rob Thomas Coming To Nashville And Atlanta As Part Of “The Great Unknown 2015” Tour

The start of this week saw the release of The Great Unknown , the third solo album of Rob Thomas, former vocalist of Matchbox Twenty.   Fresh off of a performance on the Today Show in New York, Thomas is kicking off his tour in support of his latest release.     Tickets are available online through his website, robthomasmusic.com , or directly through ... (click for more)

Riverfront Nights Cranks Back Up Saturday With Samantha Fish

Riverfront Nights continues this week with Samantha Fish taking the stage at 8 p.m. on Saturday.  Local artist Austin Nickels will start the night at 7 p.m. This outdoor musical celebration is free for all ages and is located on the city’s 21st Century Waterfront. Presented by BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, Riverfront Nights is a series for soaking up music by various ... (click for more)

1 Person Killed In Wreck On I-75 SB Involving 2 Tractor-Trailers And 3rd Vehicle; Volkswagen Drive Exit Closed

One person was killed in a wreck on Interstate 75 involving three vehicles early Monday morning. Two of the vehicles were tractor-trailers. The accident happened at approximately 6:28 a.m. at the southbound lanes of 700 I-75. The southbound lanes at the Volkswagen Drive exit were closed. TDIT said the wreck was near the Bonny Oaks Drive/Collegedale exit. ... (click for more)

Woman Seriously Injured After Plowing Into Rossville Boulevard Car Dealership Saturday Evening

A woman was seriously injured after plowing her vehicle into a car dealership on Rossville Boulevard on Saturday evening.   At approximately  6:49 p.m., the Chattanooga Police Department responded to 2818 Rossville Blvd. on an accident with injuries.   A blue vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed lost control.  The vehicle crashed ... (click for more)

DWT Is DUI - And Response

A routine narrative of a DUI arrest report goes something like this:   The defendant was operating a motor vehicle in the 00 block of sonsoroad. The driver was weaving back and forth across the marked roadway. The defendant drove through a stop sign. Was stopped at an intersection despite the traffic light was green. Entered the lane of another vehicle and caused a ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: UT’s Gender-Neutral Dopes

With due apology to Smokey, the University of Tennessee’s famed blue-tick hound, the tail is wagging the dog at UT-Knoxville. Donna Braquet, the director of the university’s Pride Center, wants to suck 99.9 percent of the 28,000 students into a ridiculous scheme that will make the campus “welcoming and inclusive for all” … .01 percent. Her idea is to do away with binary gender ... (click for more)