On April 17, 2014, students at Boyds Creek Elementary celebrated literacy as special guest speakers visited our school to share about various books they had authored.
Tablets and textbooks are both very excellent ways to educate kindergarten through 12th graders, but I believe textbooks would benefit children much more.
At what age do people die in Sevier County?
We would like to thank everyone who was involved with the fundraiser that was given recently for our family at Fox United Methodist Church.
Back in 1974, when I was 40 years younger, I watched the CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite. I watched it regularly!
On behalf of the Appalachian Relief Fund, I am asking for your help.
Graduation is an activity of Sevier County High School. All rules and school-board policies will be enforced.
After reading in several issues of The Mountain Press about the yet unidentified supermarket chain planning on building in Pigeon Forge in the Wears Valley area, with a must-include millions of dollars in incentives, I disapprove!
The week of May 18-24 is National EMS week. Sevier County is very fortunate to have so many dedicated EMS professionals that work each day to provide quality pre-hospital emergency medical care to the sick and injured.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank the following local area business for supporting the Catons Chapel Community Club (PTO) in our effort to show our teachers how much they mean to our community.
Despite a rainy Saturday morning, Sevier Countians did an admirable job of supporting Sevier County Food Ministries for the 20th consecutive year through last Saturday’s Letter Carriers Food Drive.
On behalf of the athletes of Area 10 Special Olympics and the golfers of the Sevier County Gifted Olympians Lifelong Friends League, I would like to thank you for your participation in our charity golf tournament.
For the 20th consecutive year, your generous donation can make a difference in the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, made possible by our local postal carriers.
My Easter message is simple: Born of a virgin or non-virgin, married or unmarrried, Jesus is still the son of God.
I would like to commend you for publishing the columns of David Limbaugh and John Stossel. I enjoy both very much. Although some may disagree with them that should not be a cause for censorship, as no one is forced to read their columns. I disagree with Mark Shields, so I just skip his column — a simple fix without censorship.
The May 1 meeting of the Sevier County Right to Life is of the utmost importance to parents, grandparents and all those who care about children and young people.
I, again, was interested to read Dick Dierenbach’s recent letter (April 11) expounding the virtues of judging the behavior or beliefs of ones neighbors. The author of a sign at a church building in Seymour was referred to as “perpetrator,” i.e., one who commits or carries out a crime.
Selling books at $1 or less doesn’t sound like a winning proposal. However, thanks to the efforts of many committed volunteers, the Friends of Sevier County Public Library System raised $3,747.46 at its used book sale at King Family Library April 1-5. That’s a lot of books!