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Ned Jilton

"Hardtack and Hard Times": Civil War Historian Ed Bearss in Kingsport Monday.

November 7th, 2013 4:31 pm by Ned Jilton

You may remember him from the Ken Burn’s Civil War series on PBS. This Monday night you have the chance to hear Ed Bearss in person.

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The Graduation Bucket List: Do something that scares you

The Graduation Bucket List: Do something that scares you

November 7th, 2013 7:16 am by Scottie Garber, INK columnist

At first glance, this may seem like a bad idea. Obviously you try to avoid things you’re afraid of at all costs, but in my opinion there are certain benefits that go along with facing your fears.

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KTN Editorial: Restricting gun rights serves only the criminal

KTN Editorial: Restricting gun rights serves only the criminal

November 6th, 2013 8:41 am by Staff Report

In an increasingly dangerous world where terrorists are now aiming at targets such as shopping malls, schools and hospitals, an imperative of government should be a call for citizens to be trained in the use of firearms and to arm themselves.

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Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Texas Chase Race

Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Texas Chase Race

November 4th, 2013 3:55 pm by Dave Ongie

So I learned two lessons this past week. The first? Don’t write something bad about Richard Childress unless you're girded for wrath. The second? Jimmie Johnson might be the best race car driver in NASCAR history.

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Eric Myers' Man of the House - The Beauty Of Little Arms

Eric Myers' Man of the House - The Beauty Of Little Arms

November 4th, 2013 11:03 am by Eric Myers

I am reminded of just how precious parenting young kids can be. The simple act of throwing your arms around someone so small, the kind where you can get your whole arm around them, and hugging them while they melt into you and do the same is a gift.

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Dave Clark: It is time for Kingsport to abandon the ‘Cult of Growth’

Dave Clark: It is time for Kingsport to abandon the ‘Cult of Growth’

October 31st, 2013 11:10 am by Dave Clark

Growth has become our false god. Through it, we’ll be saved! Our mantra was, “When we reach 50,000 population, all will be well. Retailers will beat a path to our door. Government grant money will freely flow.” It didn’t happen.

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Ned Jilton

Hardtack and Hard Times; Battle of Big Creek 150th Anniversary Reenactment this Weekend.

October 31st, 2013 2:24 am by Ned Jilton

In addition to event details read what the officers commanding the actual battle in 1863 had to say.

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Rusty Wilkerson: BMA should know better than to subsidize housing for the elite

Rusty Wilkerson: BMA should know better than to subsidize housing for the elite

October 29th, 2013 10:22 pm by RUSTY WILKERSON

Once again Kingsport has lost the ongoing battle of the Tri-Cities. We don’t have as many houses that cost $500,000 or, even worse, more than Johnson City!

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Eric Myers' Man of the House - Wait!  Did You Smell Those Socks?

Eric Myers' Man of the House - Wait! Did You Smell Those Socks?

October 28th, 2013 3:56 pm by Eric Myers

My thought process is this: I'm taking my time and effort to sort and fold everyone's clothes and I'm happy to do it with those clothes that are dirty…but I'm not going to create additional work for myself.

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Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Martinsville Chase Race

Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Martinsville Chase Race

October 28th, 2013 1:02 pm by Dave Ongie

When people talk of the elite car owners in NASCAR, the name Richard Childress is still on the list even though this will be the 19th straight season his team has failed to win a Cup championship.

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