Cody Cain from Thomas Walker put forth max effort during the boys triple jump at the Coalfield Invitational track meet in Coeburn.
First in battle and first in mischief, Company K was one of the most colorful of the 19th Tennessee Volunteer Infantry Regiment.
I have written a lot about generals in the Army and admirals in the Navy. But how about someone who served as both?
I find it interesting that Tennessee, a state that has no oceans on its borders, has a rich naval history.
There are three famous sayings that stand out in Naval history. One of those is “Damn the torpedos, full speed ahead” by East Tennessee native David Glasgow Farragut.
Mary Jackson, NASA’s first Black female engineer, worked as a math teacher for a while, but in 1951 things began to take off for Jackson.
Several months ago I came across the “Dr. Becky” YouTube channel. I enjoy her monthly “Night Sky News” — which encouraged me to dust off my old telescope — and her enthusiastic and frequently humorous explanations of the goings on in the universe.
Netherland Inn and Boatyard is the birthplace of Kingsport and the only site on the National Register of Historic Places to have been a boatya…
There is a Civil War book that I have which has a very interesting photo on the cover. It shows a young private in a Napoleonic pose.