PHOTOS: Steam Train Helps Erlanger Celebrate New Section Of Children's Hospital

Friday, August 10, 2018

The arrival of an 1891 steam train that will be a permanent fixture at the new $42 million Children's Hospital outpatient center brought crowds along Third Street 


Upcoming City Council Agenda For Tuesday

Here is the upcoming City Council agenda for Tuesday: I. Call to Order. II. Pledge of Allegiance/Invocation (Councilwoman Berz). III. Minute Approval. IV. Special Presentation. V. Ordinances – Final Reading: ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT a. An ordinance amending Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 11, Article XVI, Section 11-456, relative ... (click for more)

Woman Says She Was Robbed Of $4,500 By Man Police Say Is Member Of Vice Lords Gang

A Knoxville woman said she was robbed of $4,500 by a man police say is a member of the Vice Lords gang. Michael "Mike Mike" Tumlin, 45, of 6204 Vance Road, is charged with aggravated robbery. The woman said she had known Tumlin for 12 years and had visited him while he was in federal prison. She said she spoke with him over the phone about a vehicle he was selling, and ... (click for more)

It’s Time To Restore A Valuable Tool To Prosecutors By Fixing The ACCA

Violent crime rates in our country tripled from 1964 to 1980.  Robbery tripled, murder doubled, and aggravated assault nearly tripled.  This was an alarming time for communities across our nation.   To fight back, Congress passed the Armed Career Criminal Act in 1984, giving federal prosecutors a powerful new tool to deal with the growing rate of violent crime.  ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Trump’s Editorial Coup

I got a great laugh when I heard a consortium of “the greatest newspapers in the world” would band together – as one mighty voice – and collectively castigate President Trump for his repeated attacks on newspapers, their editors and their reporters. “Our words will differ,” said Marjorie Pritchard of the Boston Globe, who called for the group-fest, “but we can agree that such attacks ... (click for more)

Topping Even Mother Nature, Central Strikes For Completions, Defeats Mustangs, 40-28

Mother Nature started the 2018 prep football season off with a lightning delay one play into Thursday night’s Kickoff Classic at Finley Stadium.   The Central Purple Pounders closed it with five lightning strikes – each leading to touchdowns – and head coach Curt Jones began his second stint at the Pounder helm with a season-opening victory over Walker Valley, 40-28. ... (click for more)

Baylor Erupts To Beat Notre Dame, 35-14

It almost looked like an instant replay from the high school football season opener at Finley Stadium last year. In that game, Notre Dame scored the first touchdown before Baylor scored 41 straight points to win going away.   The Fighting Irish then preceded to win 11 straight before falling in the state championship game. Circumstances were similar Thursday night in ... (click for more)