PHOTOS: Verve Dance Performance At Baylor School

Saturday, February 1, 2014

The Verve Dance performance at Baylor School's Roddy Theater will be on Saturday at 2 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.


City To Carry Out Green Infrastructure Demonstration Project In Highland Park

The city is planning a green infrastructure demonstration project in Highland Park, including a make-over of Anderson Avenue. Thomas Brothers Construction Company has the contract for the $1.9 million project. Chris Palmer of Jacobs Engineering said it is a required project under the city's Consent Decree ordered by the EPA related to sewage overflows. He said it will include ... (click for more)

City Council To Revisit Short-Term Vacation Rentals Issue

The City Council will revisit the short-term vacation rental issue it shot down last October, but not until after the runoff election. City Attorney Wade Hinton said a new version is being prepared for consideration in late April. He said certain areas of town would be "carved out" for rentals where the owner occupies the same residence. Another new wrinkle would be allowing ... (click for more)

Slaxxon Regret - And Response

Back in the seventies my three oldest brothers had a buddy named Steve Slack. “Slack” was a star soccer player at Baylor and he grew up on Lookout Mountain, which is where I grew up. He and Jimmy, Henry and Bill went to the University of Virginia where they were roommates in an old, beat up house that was painted pink. Naturally, the place became known as the “Pink Palace” but lest ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Oh Yes, I Loved West

One of my most beloved friends died early Saturday morning at the age of 67. Then again, West Oehmig’s only brother – King – died a couple of years ago at 63 so it wasn’t by happenstance I remembered Abraham Lincoln’s famous line: “In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count, it’s the life in your years.” Here are two brothers who lived larger than any other pair I can ... (click for more)

Red Bank Stays Unbeaten With Romp Over Hixson

Mandi Munn has been around a lot of Red Bank softball in her life, both as a player and now as the head coach for the Lionettes, but she probably hasn’t been involved with many games like the one her team played at home Tuesday afternoon. Facing the Hixson Lady Wildcats in a District 6-AA contest, the Lionettes more than batted around in three of their four at-bats and they took ... (click for more)

Bradley Holds Off Ooltewah 3-2 In District 5-3A Play

(Story will be updated) Bradley Central’s Logan Newberry shut down Ooltewah for five innings on Tuesday, and was working with a 3-0 lead going into the sixth inning. The Owls rallied for two sixth-inning runs to make things interesting. Then Newberry turned the game over to the Bears’ right-handed reliever Colton Cross. Ooltewah put the tying run at third base ... (click for more)