Monthly Archive: December 2016

Debbie Fisher and Ted Hatfield catching up an old times when she visited Knoxville several years ago

RIP Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds

Knoxville’s own Ted Hatfield has had two former coworkers and friends pass away this week. Ted worked with Carrie Fisher at TriStar Pictures a time when Carrie revised the script on HOOK. Ted worked...

Dan Barile photo from the 12/29/2016 Farragut Press front page

RIP Dan Barile

I pulled my Farragut Press out of my brick mailbox paper hole this evening and was shocked at tomorrow’s headline. On December 21, 2016 Farragut Press Editor/Publisher Dan Barile passed from this earthly life...

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When You Find Out Who Your Friends Ain’t

Interesting reading the weekly irrelevant north side publisher’s position today. He went after the Knox County School Board Vice Chair Amber Rountree, who he supported in her election to the board. However, I suppose...

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Mountain Tough, Smoky Strong

For the third time since Gatlinburg reopened following the devastating November 28 wildfires, we returned. Yesterday’s Gatlinburg run made me feel good, traffic was very heavy, people were walking all over Gatlinburg. Christmas money...