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THURSDAY, AUGUST 9, 2012
Annual Beautification Award winners announced
Farragut Mayor Ralph McGill, left, presents a Beautification Award to Red Robin representative Jay Downer, center, and the restaurant’s mascot “Red.”
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Farragut’s Beautification Committee recognized area businesses for beauty in landscaping for the 28th year in a row during a Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting Thursday, July 26. The Beautification Committee evaluates developments — commercial, residential and religious — around Town and awards them points based on
landscape design, selection of plant material, maintenance and first and last impressions. Winners this year: • Commercial or office building, M&M Development, 11235 West Point Drive, No. 1 • Commercial or retail building, Red Robin, 11433 Parkside Drive • Residential entrance, Baldwin Park off Boring Road • Religious Institution, St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church, 110 Sugarwood Drive
• Retail Commercial Complex, Renaissance | Farragut, 1270012800 Kingston Pike • Multi-family Residential Complex, NHC Farragut, 120 Cavette Hill Lane Beautification Committee member Marty Rodgers presented winners with plaques during the Thursday night meeting. “Thank you for making our Town beautiful,” she said. PHOTOS on Page 5A
Farragut election results Redflex loses suit
Political signage dominates this grassy entrance island to Farragut Middle School voting precinct 65 during Election Day,
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While Knox County’s Aug. 2 Election Day lacked buzz thanks to several unopposed races and predicted blowouts, there were striking results from Farragut’s 66 North and 65 North precincts. Meanwhile, for unopposed Fifth District Board of Education representative Karen Carson, finishing this cycle of elections is a relief. “I’ve never liked the campaign process at all,” said Carson, who begins her third term on school board since 2004, joining Republicans Phil Ballard
(incumbent property assessor) and Richard “Bud” Armstrong (new law director) among Knox County elected officials taking office after running unopposed in August. In Republican primary for the new 89th District, state House of Representatives (district includes tiny portions of Farragut and all of Hardin Valley), Roger Kane defeated runner-up Tim Hutchison, former multi-term Knox County Sheriff, 42.33 versus 28.13 among a four-candidate field. However, in 66N (944 people voting at Farragut High School), Hutchison received 47.54 per-
Thursday morning, Aug. 2. Farragut High and Middle schools host voting for four precincts in Knox County.
cent versus Kane’s 29.51. At 65N (180 voting at Farragut Middle School), Kane and Hutchison tied at 33.12 percent. While third-place finisher Joey McCulley topped William G. “Bo” Pierce 15.83 percent versus 13.82 district-wide, Pierce finished ahead of McCulley in 65N, 19.48 percent versus 14.29. In 66N, the pair each finished with 11.48 percent. Park Overall, Democratic U.S. Senate challenger to GOP incumbent Bob Corker, won easily while receiving 42.52 percent of Knox County’s vote. Though Democratic runner-up Mark E. Clayton received just
17.88 percent countywide, Clayton actually finished ahead in 66N (28.81 versus Overall’s 25.42). However, Overall was overwhelming in 66N with 55.56 percent, precinct 65 (935 votes cast at Farragut Middle School) with 45.83 percent versus 22.22 and 66S (38.71 versus 18.28). Corker rolled to an easy primary victory and received 81.14 percent of Knox County votes. In Farragut’s precincts, Corker’s high mark was 88.90 in 66N versus his lowest, 80.25 in 65N. See ELECTION on Page 3A
Town creates sustainability office, BOMA updated
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One of the Town’s newest employees updated Farragut’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen on details of her job and her goals Thursday evening, July 26. Sustainability coordinator Lori Saal said, “The goal of sustainability and creating a sustainable community is to find a balance between economic development, environmental
awareness and social responsibility. “If we’re able to do that we can basically have a sustainable community for our current generation as well as future generations,” she added. Since Saal began work at the Town earlier this year, she has created web pages for Farragut’s sustainability office (at www.townoffarragut.org, under the “Department” and “Administration” tabs) and has
written and adopted a sustainability strategic plan. In the strategic plan, Saal said she hopes to achieve a dozen goals in the next fiscal year, including installing recycling bins in Town park and facilities, supporting the proposed outdoor classroom near Farragut High School and evaluating the concept of offering recycling or “green” infrastructure incentives and certifications to businesses in Town.
Also high on the list is developing a franchise agreement to provide single stream curbside waste and recycling to Farragut residents. That item is one Saal is “working most heavily on right now.” “I’m picking up where the recycling committee left off,” she added. In addition, Saal said she has started a Farragut sustainability See SAAL on Page 3A
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The future of Farragut’s redlight camera system could be unsure after Knox County Chancellor Michael Moyers upheld Tennessee’s law that prohibits fining drivers for illegal right turns on red via traffic cameras. “The Town is not going to appeal,” Tom Hale, Farragut town attorney, said. Andrea Akers, a Redflex spokesperson, said in an e-mail, “We don’t have plans to appeal at this time.” Farragut was sued last year by its camera system vendor Redflex. Redflex eventually included the state in the suit and joined a similar suit against the City of Knoxville by its vendor, American Traffic Solutions. The suit asked the Chancellor to rule the state law, Public Act 425, unconstitutional. “Redflex avers that prohibiting local law enforcement officials from using video evidence in these circumstances lacks a rational basis,” the lawsuit stated, adding elsewhere, “and [it] does not advance a legitimate governmental purpose.” The suit sought a decision either that Public Act 425 does not apply to existing contracts — such as Redflex’s with Farragut — or that it is unconstitutional because it does. State law protects companies against retrospective laws that would impair already-existing contracts. “It’s too early to determine how this ruling could impact safety cameras in Farragut. We have enjoyed a good working relationship with the Town of Farragut and look forward to strengthening this relationship in the future,” Akers said. Farragut has complied with See REDFLEX on Page 3A
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deathnotices • CREEKMORE, Mary F., of West Knoxville, died peacefully in her sleep Friday, July 27, 2012. Mrs. Creekmore was a retired schoolteacher in Knox County, and was the widow of Richard Somers Creekmore Sr., a Knoxville attorney. A lifelong servant of God, she dedicated and devoted her life to her family and teaching. She was preceded in death by sons, Richard Walter Flowers Creekmore, and Richard Somers Creekmore Jr. She is survived by daughters, Catherine Creekmore and Evelyn Creekmore-Buttermore and husband, Paul Buttermore; sister, Peggy Ball and husband, Jack; brother C.A. Flowers Jr.; and grand-dogs, Pinny and Winny Creekmore. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to a charity of choice. A private service was held.
policereports On-line condolences may be extended at www.rosemortuary.com/ Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. • GERWELS, John Mathias, age 68, of Farragut passed away early Monday morning, July 30, 2012. John was a founding member of St. John Neumann Catholic Church. He was a graduate of the University of Dayton and Purdue University. He was the 2012 United Way Volunteer of the Year in Savannah, Ga. John was an active advocate of CASA of Knoxville. He enjoyed his involvement with Big Brothers and Big Sisters. John worked at K-25 and Y-12 in Oak Ridge and later traveled the world as a quality improvement consultant. John was raised in Goshen, Ind., by his parents, Charles and Frances Beres Gerwels, who preceded him in
birthnotices Parkwest Medical Center announces: • Zachary and Amanda Lemings, Maryville, a boy, Sylas Benjamin • Johnny and Jennifer Jones, Oliver Springs, a boy, Barrett Houston • Andrew and Joanna Bailey, Oak Ridge, a boy, Nathaniel Robert • Jeremy and Kayla Cooper, Powell, a girl, Ansleigh Marie • Carilyn Sartin, Lenoir City, a boy, Noah William • Matt and Amanda Lay, Talbott, a girl, Aubree Grace • Matthew and Amber Henderson, Loudon, a boy, Matthew Oakley • William and Teresa Johnson, Knoxville, a girl, Halle Adeline • John and Heidi Laughlin, Farragut, a girl, Vivienne Helen • Michael and Cindy Hunt, Madisonville, a boy, Noah Corban • Roland and Tristina Weast, Knoxville, a boy, Benjamin Roland • Chris and Sabrina Talley, Knoxville, a girl, Madeline Ruth • John and Sarah Scott, Knoxville, a girl, Grier Kendalynn • Kevin and Nicole Alexander, Rockwood, a boy, Nixon Lee • Kelsey Fowler, Oak Ridge, a boy, Abel Keith • Trevor Wall and Emily Ward, Harriman, a boy, Wyatt Lee • Justin and Mandy Haun, Lake City, a girl, Shelby Diane • Wayne and Jenifer Roder, Knoxville, a girl, Sara Cate • Zachary and Andria Tenry, Powell, a girl, Charley Grey • Henry and Cortney Coats, Knoxville, a girl, Meira Nicole • Randall and Amelie Blue, Knoxville, a boy, Randall Alexander
• Griffin and Megan Tackett, Sharps Chapel, a girl, Megan Jo Sophia • John and Hannah Wood, Sevierville, a girl, Joanna Ruth • Anthony Ward and Barbara Stone, Loudon, a boy, Maxwell Porter • Caitlin and Nathaniel Nelson, Harriman, a boy, Tandre Aylor • David and Krissy Rogers, Lenoir City, a boy, Jayce Alan • Todd and Tiffany Williams, Powell, a girl, Paige Caitlin • Bobby and Rebecca Shultz, Knoxville, Twin Boys, Zander David and Cooper Norris • Matt and Jennifer Smith, Speedwell, a girl, Ava Bray • Jason and Jacquelyn Patton, Lake City, a boy, Joseph Robert • Josh and Aubrey Dupes, Knoxville, a boy, Enoch Bren • Jake and Heidi Tate, Knoxville, a boy, Thatcher Ray • Richard and Rachel Brinkle, Knoxville, a girl, Emily May • Kent Mengaziol and Christina Cunningham, Knoxville, a girl, Alexis Kate • Robert Holloway and Stacie Hall, Knoxville, a boy, Darius Robert • Brandon Slagle and Jennifer Walker, Knoxville, girl, Aya Maeko • Antonio Kerchner and Kayla Adler, Knoxville, a boy, Tristan Giovanni • Summer Moody and David Neeley, Andersonville, a boy, Duane Aleksander • Jonathan and Nicole Rogers, Lenoir City, a girl, Camden Noel • Ronald Bailey and Krystle Dunn, Knoxville, a girl, Sophira Anne
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unlocked vehicle and stole her wallet and its contents. • July 30: A Port Charles Drive man reported to police cameras and accessories were missing from packed boxes at a Carriage Station Lane address. Complainant advised more than two years ago his neighbor had packed complainant’s belongings. Complainant spent more than a year under a doctor’s care and stated when he began unpacking the boxes he discovered the items missing. Value of missing camera equipment is about $2,000. • July 30: A Lanesborough Way man reported to police an unknown suspect entered his vehicle and took a wake board and four pairs of sunglasses. Value of the loss is about $1,400. • July 29: Police were advised by a Battlefront Trail resident an unknown suspect gained entry into both of his vehicles by unlocked doors and took the GPS devices.
• HOLIFIELD, J. Don, age 75, of Knoxville passed away Thursday evening, Aug. 2, 2012, at his home. Don was born in the Three Way Community in Jackson as an only child to W.C. and Anne Elizabeth Rhodes Holifield. He graduated from Union University, where he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. He also served in the 230th Signal BN (AD) Tennessee Army National Guard for eight years. Don’s management career started in Jackson working for private industry, the state of Tennessee, and in 1964, he became the assistant manager of the Jackson Chamber of Commerce. His family moved to East Tennessee the following year and he spent five years as the general manager of Morristown Chamber of Commerce. Joining the Knoxville Chamber of Commerce in 1970, he held the position of director of economic development and general manager for 10 years. In 1980, Don became director of Industrial Development at R.M. Moore and the following year he was named secretary-manager of
Tennessee Valley Fair where he worked until his retirement Jan. 1, 2000. In his retirement, he remained active, volunteering in the Knoxville community, as well as working parttime hosting the Tennessee Smokies corporate picnics, followed by the last eight years at Chick-fil-A in Turkey Creek where he enjoyed working with everyone, especially the young people. He was a 42-year member of First Baptist Church of Knoxville and a lifetime member, and past president, of the Kiwanis Club of Knoxville. He was preceded in death by his parents. Don is survived by his wife of 22 years, Janis Littleton Holifield; two daughters, Donna Holifield Strunk and Elizabeth Holifield Webb; three grandchildren; brothers-and-sisters-in-law; four nieces and three nephews. A celebration of life was Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012, fat First Baptist Church of Knoxville with the Rev. Dave Ward officiating. Graveside and internment
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• Aug. 1: A Union Road resident complained to Knox County Sheriff’s Office an unknown suspect had broken into his residence by cutting out the screen on a garage window to gain entry. Suspect exited via back door. Missing was a The University of Tennessee class ring, Southeastern Conference championship ring, other miscellaneous jewelry and about $5,000 in cash. • Aug. 1: A North Monticello Drive resident reported to police an unknown suspect gained entry into her vehicle by breaking out a side window while the vehicle was parked at the residence. Complainant’s daughter’s purse was taken. • Aug. 1: An East Fox Den Drive resident reported to police her purse was taken from her vehicle while it was parked, unlocked at the residence. Complainant stated about $500 in cash was in the wallet. • July 30: Police were advised by a Lanesborough Way resident an unknown suspect entered her
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death. He is survived by his three children and their families, David, Jacqueline, Palmer, Baylor, Banks and Beres Gerwels; Deborah, Joseph, Andrew and Colin DellaRodolfa; Katherine, Mark and Marin Carter; siblings, Charles, Eileen, Julie, Paul, David, Thomas, Mary, Michael, Edward, Frances, Christine and Joseph; several nieces and nephews. A Mass was celebrated Friday at St. John Neumann Catholic Church with the Rev. Monsignor G. Patrick Garrity celebrant. A procession followed to Lake View Cemetery. Memorials may be made to: CASA of East Tennessee, 2250 Sutherland Ave., Suite 101, Knoxville, TN 37919. www.casaofeasttn.org. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Gerwels family. www.clickfh.com • GLOSS, Frank Peter, age 61, of Knoxville, formerly of Miami, Fla., Atlanta and Scranton, Pa., passed away suddenly Friday, July 27, while cycling on a country road. Frank was a nurse anesthetist working at Ft. Sanders Medical Center in Knoxville. He had many passions including his sailboat and his Pinarello bicycle. He was an active member of Concord Yacht Club and a former member of the Atlanta Kayak Club. Frank maintained a relationship with his high school team swim team and enjoyed frequent reunions. While living in Jackson Hole, Wyo., Frank was a ski instructor. He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Helen Chmielewski Gloss. Frank is survived by his sister, Terri Gloss; uncle and aunt, Stanley and Diane Chmielewski; aunts, Irene Chmielewski and Mary Gloss; cousin, Paul Korry; close friends, Dwight Guinn, Randy Schonagen, George Frankel; many other cousins and friends. A celebration of life was Saturday, Aug. 4, at Click Funeral Home Middlebrook Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Make A Wish Foundation, www.wishetn.wish.org or to a charity of choice. Click Funeral Home and Cremations, Middlebrook Chapel, 9020 Middlebrook Pike, served the Gloss family. www.clickfh.com
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Election From page 1A
GOP runner-up Zach Poskevich received 8.87 countywide, with a Farragut high of 10.58 percent in precinct 65. His lowest Farragut total was 6.13 percent in 66N. U.S. Rep. John J. “Jimmy” Duncan (R-Second District) easily won his GOP primary with 81.45 percent countywide. A Sugarwood resident, Duncan’s Farragut totals ran from a high of 83.01 percent in 65N to a low of 79.32 in 66S (825 voting at Farragut High School). Runner-up Joseph Leinweber pulled 9.72 countywide, with a
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team, with representatives from each department at Town Hall, and has attended a conference and helped review the Town’s stormwater ordinance. “There are so many things that go into sustainability,” Saal said. Saal also challenged Board members to keep sustainability in mind when discussing the future of Farragut. “The Board will be faced with many sustainability-related issues,” she said. Those issues could include public transportation, such as the KAT Express route, capital improvements such as streetlights and even land use. Alderman Bob Markli congratulated Saal on her work.
high of 10.59 percent in precinct 65. His Farragut low total was 9.80 at 66N. Troy Christopher Goodale, Duncan’s Democrat opponent in November, was unopposed. Other state primary races found incumbent state Sen. Becky Duncan Massey (R-Sixth District) and incumbent state Rep. Ryan Haynes (R-District 14) unopposed. Haynes will take on Democrat Jerome Q. Miller, also unopposed, in Nov. 6 Presidential, U.S. House and Senate and state of Tennessee general election. Massey will square off against Democrat Evelyn Gill, also unopposed in the primary.
LCUB approves department budgets
“Make us a better Town,” he said. In other business, the Board: • Approved a resolution supporting a Veterans Administration hospital in Roane County, support for which was requested by the City of Harriman. • Approved, on second and final reading, an ordinance to amend fiscal year 2013 capital investment program budget to reflect cashed letters of credit and a project being rolled over from FY 2012. • Appointed Kristin Baksa and Gina Inklebarger to Farragut’s Stormwater Advisory Committee • Approved special event signage for the News Sentinel Open Presented by Pilot, which will be held at Fox Den Country Club Aug. 19-26.
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Lenoir City Utilities Board approved department budgets at its meeting Monday, June 18, noting that the budgets included no rate increases in any department. “I’m excited this year for budgets,” said LCUB general manager Shannon Littleton. The Board approved budgets for the electrical, gas, water and sewer departments unanimously, with Lenoir City mayor Tony
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Aikens, councilman Buddy Hines and Knox County representative Pat Beasley absent. “This is a comprehensive budget and I think it’s a good budget,” said Joel Garber, a Knox County representative and former Farragut alderman. The budgets were approved without rate increases despite gas revenues being down due to the record-warm winter and historic issues with the sewer budget. “I’m here to say I think the sewer department has turned
the corner,” Littleton said. Councilman Eddie Simpson said he believed the positive cash flow in budgets this year was the payoff of substantial rate increases in the sewer and water departments about three years ago. In other business, LCUB: • Recommended approval of an amended drought management plan to Lenoir City Council, including amendments suggested by Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation
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guestview: BPL Until the Farragut Board of Mayor and Aldermen (BOMA) vote on July 12, the town of Farragut has never operated a formal process to compile an accurate, complete list of businesses that physically operate within its limits. Through David much Smoak discusFarragut Town sion A d m inistrator amongst Town officials and staff, advisory committees, the business community and citizens, the BOMA voted that the new business privilege license program is a fiscal necessity and a service necessity for our Town. The business privilege license — offered with no fee through Oct. 12, or 90 days following the July 12 vote — has a two-fold purpose. Since the town of Farragut does not levy a Property Tax, Sales Tax revenue is the Town’s main funding source. The fiscal necessity of maintaining a comprehensive business listing is to ensure our proper share of Sales Tax revenue from the state of Tennessee. In addition, the service necessity of a comprehensive business listing is to ensure the Town can effectively communicate with its businesses. Those businesses that do not apply for the license by Oct. 12 will incur a onetime $15 fee. Businesses that renew their license
annually and on time will never incur an additional fee. I want to ensure our businesses and citizens that the business privilege license is not meant to be punitive, costly or just a plain hassle to our business owners and service providers. The program is meant to be a benefit to both the Town and the businesses, keeping us connected and making sure we get our complete share of the all-important Sales Tax revenue that Farragut depends on for 70 percent of our total revenue. This revenue ensures the Town can continue providing excellent services to its citizens, including major road improvements, development of parks and greenways, community events, and continued support of the Farragut/West Knox Chamber and Farragut Business Alliance to help maintain and grow our strong business community. Complete information and the business privilege license application are available at townoffarragut.org/ Business owners — please go online or come by Town Hall to apply before Oct. 12 to avoid the one-time $15 fee. With your help, the Town will be well on its way to establishing its first-ever comprehensive business listing. On behalf of the FBMA and Town staff, I want to thank each of our businesses for choosing to operate here. We look forward to a successful future for both the Town and its businesses.
• I’m calling because of the pond that appears to have killed all the vegetation on Campbell Station Road close to the Kroger [Marketplace] shopping complex. I noticed a mother duck and her little babies walking around that pond and I also noticed a couple of kids fishing in it. I wonder why the vegetation was killed and if, in the killing of the vegetation, the ducks and fish were also killed. Thank you for listening. Editor’s Note: Cattails turn brown once seeding has occurred or the “cattail” has formed at the top of the plant. The plant then becomes compost for the next seasonal growth. Sources at Town Hall tell us there are no fish in the Kroger Marketplace detention pond. • Yesterday [Aug. 2] I went to the Turkey Creek shopping area with my two young children for a quick errand. With a young child beside me, and one in my arms, a man approached me asking (more like demanding) money. He was shaking and very agitated. I do not carry cash and said so. His demeanor was very
threatening/frightening. This has happened when I was very pregnant in a local parking lot. My thoughts were to protect my children and get away quickly. We left the parking lot immediately. I think moms with young children are targets. Is there a better effective way to deflect these situations? Editor’s Note: If the incident happened in the City of Knoxville a report could be filed with Knoxville Police Department; if this happened in the Farragut portion of the area, a report could be filed with Knox County Sheriff’s Office. Farragut has no police force. • Editorial freedom is a wonderful concept, but it does come with its responsibilities. With that in mind, the farragutpress has developed policies that will be followed regarding the publication of presstalk comments: • Libelous comments will not be published. • Malicious comments will not be published. • Comments will remain anonymous. • Recorded comments will be
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Deaths From page 2A was Tuesday, Aug. 7, at Antioch Baptist Church, Humboldt. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: First Baptist Church of Knoxville, 510 W. Main St., Knoxville or Kiwanis Youth Foundation, P.O Box 232, Knoxville, TN 37901-0232. Click Funeral Home Middlebrook Chapel, 9020 Middlebrook Pike, served the Holifield family. www.clicfh.com • MCLAIN, James Lee, age 89, residing at NHC Farragut, went to be with his beloved wife and heavenly father, Aug. 1, 2012. He married Virginia Harris, the love of his life, Aug. 2, 1947. She preceded him in passing Oct. 1, 2005. He had to leave this earth Aug. 1 to keep a special date Aug. 2 to reunite for their 65th wedding anniversary celebration, which was more important than events of this world. Jim is survived by his daughter, Ginny McLain-Tate, and son-in-law, Frank Tate; numerous nieces, nephews and sister-in-law, Edie Ford. He was a decorated World War II veteran and proudly served his country in the 15th Air Force, 450th Bomb Group, as a B-24 pilot, stationed in Italy 1943-1945. He was fortunate enough to make an Honor Air trip out of Knoxville to the Washington, DC memorials in spring 2011. Jim was a graduate of The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, College of Engineering, thanks to the G.I. program. He had a successful career with a large, multinational corporation, which took his family to live in four states and a foreign country, and him to many cities, states and countries for business travel. His real life’s work began at retirement with a Radio Shack computer. He spent the next 25 years researching the genealogy of our families. He provided all members of our family with fully documented data that made possible membership in Daughters of the American Revolution, First Families of Tennessee, and many other historic organizations. He was a Christian man, who will be missed by his family and friends, especially his friends and special caregivers at NHC Farragut. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, with a memorial serv-
ice at Click Funeral Home, Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike. Graveside rites will be at a later date at Fairview Cemetery, Newbern. www.clickfh.com • O’NEAL, Mary Faye Landrum, 75, of Knoxville, passed away Aug. 1, 2012 at Parkwest Medical Center in the company of children, grandchildren and siblings. Faye’s hometown was La Fayette, Ala., where her parents were proprietors of a general store for 40 years. She graduated from Andrew College, Cuthbert, Ga., and earned her teaching certification at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Her first teaching job was in Conyers, Ga., where she met her future husband. While bringing up their five children, she briefly taught kindergarten at Cedar Springs Presbyterian Church and then served many years as a volunteer teacher for children’s Sunday School and vacation Bible school programs. In later years, she provided infant childcare in her home. For a large portion of her life she was a homemaker, and in that role, continued to be a teacher to her own children. What did she pass along? Help other people when they need help. Listen for what other people need and respond. People are more important than things and they are more important than your schedule: give them number one priority. Go out of your way. Try to treat everyone well. Talk to the smallest child like a fellow person, because he is one. Teach children, every time you get the chance: they will need to know the things you know. Try to follow the teachings of Jesus every day. Pray. Keep an open mind. Laugh every time you get the chance. Don’t say “can’t;” just try. Prepare for an emergency, just in case. Learn to swim. Take good care of yourself. Some things were just meant to be. Faye was an active, involved member of First Cumberland Presbyterian Church and over the years also participated in many community organizations, assisting with the founding of Gulf Park pool and serving as a long term volunteer with Gulf Park swim team, as well as school PTAs and sports programs at Cedar Bluff and Karns schools. She was an early supporter of West Knoxville youth soccer. She enjoyed years of cards with her bridge club and team bowling with
her husband. For many years, she regularly packaged groceries for FISH hunger ministry. She was known for reaching out to personally and practically help others. Where there was need, she often noticed and did something about it. Faye and Glenn were blessed with 45 years of marriage. They lived in Florence, Ala., Palo Alto, Calif., and Knoxville, where Glenn worked as a branch chief with Tennessee Valley Authority and after his retirement taught classes and prepared taxes for H&R Block Premium, Cedar Bluff Road. Faye was preceded in death by her son, Michael Glenn O’Neal (1971); her father, William Herman Landrum Sr. (2004); and her husband, Weyman Glenn O’Neal (2005). Faye is survived by her beloved mother, Mary Ethel Lindsey Landrum and all of her four siblings, who were very far apart in their ages, but very close in their hearts — lifelong friends: sister, Eva Jo (Mrs. John Edward) Thrasher; sister and brother-in-law, Helen and Jacob Barnhill; brothers and sistersin-law, Bill and Cheryl Landrum, and Bobby and Mandy Landrum; daughters and sons-in law, Glenda and Greg Tolliver, and Donna and Tom Walker; and sons and daughters-inlaw, Lindsey and Wendy Shands O’Neal, and James and Peggy Gann O’Neal; nine grandchildren. Funeral service was Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, at First Cumberland Presbyterian Church with Dr. J. David Hester and the Rev. Kevin Wood officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to: HVAC Fund First Cumberland Presbyterian Church. On-line condolences may be extended at www.rosemortuary.com. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. • PITTMAN, Buddy, age 82, of Knoxville, passed away Thursday, July 26, 2012. He was a member of the American Legion Post 2. Buddy was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and Air Force where he advanced to the rank of master sergeant. He was preceded in death by his parents, Alfred and Bessie Pittman; brothers, Fred Pittman, Elmer Pittman, Johnny Pittman, George Pittman; sisters, Clara Thomas, Margaret Miller, Lula Green, Helen Brady. Buddy is survived by his loving wife, Lucille Pittman; sisters,
Ruby Wright and Pauline Pate; many nieces and nephews. Funeral service was Wednesday, Aug. 1, in Click Funeral Home Middlebrook Chapel. Graveside service followed at Highland Memorial Cemetery with full military honors conferred by the Volunteer State Honor Guard. Click Funeral Home and Cremations, Middlebrook Chapel, 9020 Middlebrook Pike, served the Pittman family. www.clickfh.com • SMITH, Virginia B., age 59, of Knoxville passed away Friday, July 13, 2012. Virginia was customer relations manager with U.S. Cellular. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Jennifer J’Neane Smith; parents, Willie Burkhart and Elizabeth Blair Burkhart. She is survived by her husband of 40 years, James W. Smith; sons, Adam and Anthony Smith; and many special friends at U.S. Cellular and Kmart. A celebration of life was Tuesday at Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: United Way of Knoxville. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Smith family. www.clickfuneralhome.com • TAYLOR, Roseann, age 63 of Knoxville, formerly of North Canton, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, July 24, 2012. She was a member of St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church. Earning an executive MBA at Kent State University, Ohio, she worked at Babcock and Wilcox (McDermott Corp) in Alliance, Ohio, as the human resources manager of the Research and Development Division. Roseann is survived by her husband of 43 years, George R. Taylor Jr.; son, Andrew R. Taylor, wife, Jeanine, and a granddaughter. A Celebration of Life was Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, at St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church in Farragut. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: St. Elizabeth’s
Episcopal Church, 110 Sugarwood Drive, Farragut, TN 37934. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Taylor family. www.clickfuneralhome.com • TREACY, Gene, age 53, of Farragut, formerly of Evanston, Ill., passed away Monday afternoon, July 30, 2012. Gene was an active member of First Farragut United Methodist Church, where he joyfully started the Joseph Team Ministry, enjoyed supporting the youth group, and cooking for Family Promise. Gene spent 20 years working in publishing in the outdoor industry and was an avid outdoor enthusiast. He was an owner/partner in GearTrends and SNEWS trade publications. He enjoyed working with young people. He led several trips of urban youth into the wilderness as a supporter of Big City Mountaineers and coached CBFO basketball. Gene was the owner of Campbell Station Wine & Spirits. The one thing he wanted most in life was to be a dad. Gene is survived by his children, Lucas, age 20, and Katherine, age 17, Treacy; wife and mother of his children, Pamela Cannella Treacy; sisters, Anne Treacy, Barb Hoerter and her family; special cousins, Joe and Darlene Cafferata. A celebration of life was Sunday Aug. 5, 2012, at First Farragut United Methodist Church with Mark Aronowitz officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: First Farragut United Methodist Church, 12733 Kingston Pike, Farragut, TN 37934 or Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 404 BNA Drive, Suite 102, Nashville, TN 37217, or Big City Mountaineers, 710 10th S., Suite 120 Golden, CO 80401. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, served the Treacy family. www.clickfh.com
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Parkwest Medical Center is pioneering new breast cancer screening technology among Knoxville hospitals. Tomosynthesis, or threedimensional mammography, allows doctors to spot cancerous tissue more easily, resulting in fewer misdiagnoses and less stress for patients. “It’s tremendously easier to see. What you wind up doing with tomosynthesis is get rid of tissue that otherwise would have been in your way and prevented you from being able to differentiate [cancerous tissue],” said Dr. Amanda Squires, radiologist at Parkwest’s Comprehensive Breast Center. “And at the same time, I’m not getting falsely alarmed about areas that are perfectly normal,” she added. Unlike a traditional mammogram, which takes two X-rays from two different angles, digital tomosynthesis takes multiple
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Sweet CeCe’s celebrates new owners Sweet CeCe’s is dishing up free frozen yogurt in Farragut to celebrate the franchise location’s new ownership. The party is from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 9, and everyone who attends is welcome to one free cup of frozen yogurt, any flavor and with any toppings, up to a $5 value. Lindsay Key is the Farragut shop’s proud new owner, and she’s introducing a variety of exciting ideas to get guests excited about the entire Sweet CeCe’s experience and not just the phe-
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images from many angles. Those images are then stitched together by a computer, creating a three-dimensional image. Squires compared the differences to examining a two-plane circle and a 3D ball. A traditional mammogram compresses every level of breast tissue into one image, which can make it difficult for doctors and radiologists to separate cancerous tissues — which appear as white striations on X-rays — from distortions or superimpositions in the image itself. “The tomo actually increases
your sensitivity to find cancers while at the same time decreasing the likelihood of you calling back perfectly normal things,” Squires said. Tomosynthesis is particularly helpful for women with dense breast tissue, which is even harder to diagnose cancer through traditional mammograms, since dense breast tissue also shows white on X-rays. Patients with dense breast tissue also are at increased risk for breast cancer. “We are blinded in a lot of areas of their breasts by their
normal tissue, so for those patients, this has the biggest benefit,” Squires said. Patients can ask their doctors about the density of their breast tissue. According to Squires, the additional X-rays required for digital tomosynthesis do result in a slightly higher exposure to radiation than a standard digital mammogram, although it’s at the same exposure level as old film mammograms. “I don’t have a problem with See 3D on Page 8A
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Broyles celebrates 10 years
Dr. Amanda Squires, left, and Whitney Goodrich help a patient during tomosynthesis.
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Michael Broyles is celebrating 10 years in business this year, including five years at work in his Renaissance | Farragut studio.
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Michael Broyles is celebrating 10 years in business, as well as five at his photography studio in Renaissance | Farragut, this month. July 17 marked the official anniversary of the day in 2002 Broyles founded Michael Broyles Photography, which will celebrate its milestone anniversary with quarterly and monthly specials for the rest of the year. For Broyles, it’s all part of saying thanks to his customers and the community for supporting his studio, which specializes in portraiture of babies, children and families. “Working with them, I capture a memory that spans generations,” Broyles said. “Every one of my guests has a story to tell. I want to create a work of art ... more than just a snapshot,” he added. According to Broyles, his goal in portraiture is to capture personas, and it all starts by getting to know the guest.
His studio, decorated to feel more like a home, allows him to “talk with you across the kitchen table,” Broyles said. “As I work with my guests I want to become friends with them and build life-long relationships,” he added. A typical studio session isn’t about modeling, backgrounds or much else. In fact, a guest might not even be notified that photography has started. “I never say ‘One, two three, I’m taking a picture.’ While we’re interacting, I’m just snapping away. That way I capture them in a much more natural frame,” Broyles said. “My style is more to capture the person,” he added. In fact, Broyles said he hopes his photography becomes more than a memento; he hopes it becomes a legacy. “That’s my passion, my legacy: wanting to leave legacies for others. I want to create a work of art that they show to their children and their grandchildren, and it’s more than just a snapshot.” “I want to capture the persona;
the actual person,” Broyles said. After 45 years pursuing amateur print photography as a hobby, Broyles was turned onto digital photography and began selling prints in shops throughout See BROYLES on Page 9A
the dose,” Squires said. The new technology only takes a few minutes more than a standard mammogram to complete. “We’re at a position right now, for radiologists in general, that we know there are other technologies out there and we can do more for dense people,” Squires said. “I think this is going to be the way that we wind up going” in the future, she added. According to Squires, tomosyn-
thesis not only helps avert false positives but also unnecessary ultrasound follow-ups and biopsies. “That’s a tremendous cost and tremendous anxiety,” Squires said. The Breast Center is using tomosynthesis as a complement to conventional mammograms, largely because 3D mammography is not yet covered by all insurance plans. At Parkwest, the cost of the procedure is $125. For more information, visit www.treatedwell.com/
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Broyles hosts networking ...
Pictured at Broyles’s studio, from left, are Chamber ambassador Rena Amerson, Board members Vivian Akins and Tim Williams, and president and CEO Bettye Sisco.
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KNOXVILLE’S FIRST RETAINED MEDICAL MEMBERSHIP PROGRAM Michael Broyles, left, chats with R. Knick Myers during a Farragut West Knox Chamber of Commerce networking at Broyles’s photography studio in Renaissance | Farragut Thursday morning, June 14.
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the Southeast. He eventually opened his own separate studio and meeting space, later combining the two and moving into Renaissance. Broyles retired from the United States Army in 1998. Broyles is a certified profession-
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Farragut High Schoolâ€™s Marching Admirals band began practicing for football halftime presentations and other performances during band camp, which began the week of July 16. Students practiced formations, marching and of course music during the sessions, which included plenty of water breaks during the hot weather.
Caroline Woody, foreground with flag, leading Farragut High School Marching Admirals band
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playbook • Village Green Gators community swim team finished No. 3 among a 31-team field during Greater Knoxville Area Interclub Swimming Association City Meet Championship July 27-29 at UT. • Bailey Edwards, rising sophomore golfer at Bearden High School, finished second in Girls 1215 Masters (153 on par 71 course, 36 holes) during Tennessee Junior Golf Tour's Toyota Tournament of Champions, Golf Club of Tennessee, Nashville, July 24-25. • Town of Farragut Summer Volleyball League tournament champions included competitive champ Untouchables, Intermediate champ Spikopaths and Recreational Monday champ Gym's Shorts.
• Four town of Farragut Competitive Volleyball Fall League teams won season-opening matches last week: Assorted Nuts, Sandy VB's, Sir Ving and Slackers. • Six town of Farragut Intermediate Volleyball Fall League teams swept all three games in opening-season matches last week: Just Dig It beating Set to Kill; Net Results blanking Tru Grit; Ball Busters beating Smack Attack; Just Diggin It defeating Margarita Time and Spikopaths blanking Clayton. • Concord Hills Recreation Association took fifth-place during GKAISA “City Meet” July 27-29, with Gettysvue Gliders finishing ninth, Fox Den Country Club 15th and Sugarwood Stingrays 21st. • Town of Farragut Intermediate Volleyball Fall League teams winning two of three games in season opening matches last week were Scared Hitless was 2-1 versus Dirty Half Dozen and Sand Trap was 2-1 against Dig Deeper. • Results from town of Farragut Monday Recreational Volleyball Fall League games last week: Phantom Spikers 3-0 versus Beasts; I'd Hit That 2-1 against Now Serving; Awesome Sauce 2-1 versus Go Pound Sand and Thieves 21 against Kickin Gas.
Fourth decade as No. 1 Sanders, veteran FDCC Ladies 18-Hole golfer, wins 6th Champ Flight title spanning 30 years
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Saying her driver and putter overcompensated for bad iron and wedge play during a Fox Den Country Club Ladies 18Hole Club Championship Flight showdown Thursday, Aug. 2, Tina Sanders made it four straight decades of title glory. While adding some postmatch self-deprecating humor to culminate this three-day event. Winning her first Ladies 18Hole Club crown in 1982, Sanders edged Karen Jones 2 and 1 to capture this year’s crown, her sixth overall: also 1997, 1999, 2002 and 2004 during a 40-year stretch of competition. “I wanted to win in the 2010s sometime because every year I get a year older,” Sanders told a a post-match clubhouse celebration gathering. Turning to humor, “I have a lot of people to thank; first off it’s Brenda Curtis for not playing,” Sanders said, to loud laughter, about Curtis while taking lighthearted jabs at other past champions. “Julie Natale for ‘forfeiting’ and getting out of the way. Karen Neidhardt for having a bad round. “And I want to know who signed the application for Karen Jones to join this club,” Sanders added to more laughter. On a serious note, “My caddie, Carol [Hornstra] was awesome See LADIES on page 2B
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Tina Sanders pitches out of a bunker at No. 14 during FDCC 18-Hole Ladies Club Championship Flight match play final Thursday, Aug. 2.
• Results from town of Farragut Tuesday Recreational Volleyball Fall League games last week: Slammers 3-0 versus Ed Financial; Something Else 2-1 against Supers Stars; Sandstorms 3-0 versus Full of Hits; Scoville Units 2-1 against Beach Bums; Spikeaholics 3-0 versus Vertically Challenged; Simple Give 2-1 against All Sets Are Off; Intimidators 2-1 versus Sand Tigers and Sons of Beaches 3-0 versus GVBC.
sports briefs • Annual Farragut Fall 5K Run, Fun Walk and Pet Parade is set for early Saturday morning, Sept. 22, at Mayor Bob Leonard Park off Watt Road. Event annually sponsored by Farragut West Knox Chamber of Commerce. For more information, call 865-675-7057 or e-mail: email@example.com
• Dr. Tom Kim Charity Golf Tournament is Wednesday, Sept. 26, at Egwani Farms Golf Course in Rockford. Sponsors and players have until Aug. 29 to sign up and pay their fees. Details, including a participation form, can be found on the clinic's website, www.FreeMedicalClinic.net/golf, and the clinic's Facebook. For more information, call committee chairman Wade Saye at 865-777-1490.
Championship Flight winner Tina Sanders, left, and runner-up Karen Jones lock arms in a post-match champagne toast on hole No. 17.
Debbie Siddons, above, watches her tee-shot at No. 11 during her FDCC First Flight championship match against Kaye Doty, left, Aug. 2. Siddons defeated Doty 4 and 2.
Elie Martin, FDCC Ladies 18-Hole Club Second Flight champion, left, defeated Ruth von der Esch 2up during their match play battle Thursday, Aug. 2
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23rd Annual Lindsey Nelson golf benefit crowns three flights
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(Left) Michael Pickard of TDS team chips onto No. 8 hole at Willow Creek as teammates Tim Dentz (red) and Lonn Reas watch. Not pictured is teammate Rob Clevenger. (Above) Irving Rosenbloom fires this putt on No. 3 green as teammates Mike Cox, left, and Rodney Lane watch. Not pictured is teammate Patrick Stansell.
TDS-sponsored event draws 19 teams Nine of 19 teams competing in 23rd Annual Lindsey Nelson Memorial Benefit Golf Tournament, presented by TDS, earned recognition following this 18-hole best ball fundraising event Thursday afternoon, Aug. 2, at its annually home: Willow Creek Golf Club. First Flight champs: Randy Keyser, Marc Dukes, Dave Sumilas and Tarvis Rodgers. Second place: Spike McCamy, Grant McMahan, Stewart Oaks and Arthur Long. Third place: Patrick Stansell, Irving Rosenbloom, Rodney Lane and Mike Cox. Second Flight champs: Daryl Meadows, Josh Igou, Ronnie Baggett and Sammy Sams. Second place: Mike Smith, Bill Taylor, Glen Hutchinson and Curtis Hance. Third place: David Belcher, Craig Krause, Josh Berry and Tyler Schaffer. Third Flight champs: Joe Kszos, Bruce Conkey, Geoff Murrett and Tony Willis. Second place: Danny Thompson, Vic Barkley, Don Domres and Bob Gantt. Third place: Randy Thomas, Murray Earle, Charley Loughrey and Bill Earle. Other awards included Longest Drive, Rodney Lane, No. 12; Most Accurate Drive, Jonathan Keeney, No. 3, and Closest to the Hole on Par 3s: Rob Burcham, 2-feet-4 No. 14; Brownie Schweitzer, 3-feet-2, No. 11; Rich Levenson, 7-foot-3, No. 6, and Charles Loughrey, 10-feet6, No. 2.
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today,” Sanders said. Breaking down her play Thursday, “I played well off the tee ... my putting was good,” Sanders said. “Then my second shots got me in trouble. I was in, like, six bunkers all day long.” Despite winning, Sanders said she “played like a spastic” on many back nine holes Thursday. A four-foot putt on No. 17 allowed Sanders to half the hole and win the crown. “I played well for the tournament,” she said. In her first Ladies 18-Hole tournament, Jones said, “I thought the greens were a little bit slow today, but that may have been just me because my opponent did quite well on them.” Other flight champs were, in
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First Flight, Debbie Siddons beating Kaye Doty 4 and 2. In Second Flight, Elie Martin defeated Ruth von der Esch 2 up. Consolation Flight results: Julie Natale 1-up versus Cathy Slusser (Championship); Jamie Knowling 7 and 5 against Nancy Alford (First Flight), and Donna Farinella 3 and 1 versus Betty MacDonald (Second Flight).
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Dr. Lindsay Boring
Top ecological research director hasn’t forgotten Farragut roots
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Dr. Lindsay Boring is directing one of the nation’s top ecological research centers: the 29,000-acre Joseph W. Jones Ecological Research Center at Ichauway, in Newton, Ga. Boring, a 1969 Farragut High School graduate where he was known as “Mr. Biology,” served as commencement speaker for University of Georgia’s spring graduation ceremony 30 years after earning his doctorate degree in ecology at UGA. But for all his national acclaim and success, Boring hasn’t forgotten his Farragut roots — and how his grade-school education helped launch his career. “The house I was raised in was up on the hill there in Farragut above the high school. That was our five- or six-generation family dairy farm,” said Boring, who earned his bachelor’s degree in biology
in 1973 at The University of Tennessee. That was followed “by a three-year stint in the U.S. Army,” attaining the rank of lieutenant. His love of things ecological began as a child “running around, playing in the woods, hunting and fishing and learning about plants and trees,” said Boring, also a former UGA assistant/associate professor for 11 years who remains an adjunct professor there. “I really feel like I’ve lived a pretty charmed life there," Boring added. “The quality of the [Farragut] schools was just phenomenal.” “I was really fortunate; I had a family that really valued education. My mother and my father's three sisters were all teachers in the Knox County School system. And we also had at least two other cousins that were teachers there.” At FHS, “The thing that I remember the most was See BORING on Page 10B
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Davis Family Y is going green with fresh food in its “backyard.” A community garden sprang to life last spring in the back of this Concord Y, 12133 Northshore Drive, the brainchild of Pam Williams, Davis Y membership director, and Dustin Day, Y staff member and garden coordinator. “Me and her have, like, always been into it, the whole self-grow-
Top: Aerial photo of Flint River on Ichauway in Newton, Ga. Above: Dr. Lindsay Boring directs one of the nation’s top ecological research centers, the Joseph W. Jones Ecological Research Center at Ichauway, in Newton, Ga.
With Davis Family Y Community Garden outdoor beds and greenhouse located in back of the workout facility, Dustin Day displays a tomato and eggplant he picked from the garden Tuesday afternoon, July 17.
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A U.S. Army sergeant orders his wife, a U.S. Army staff sergeant, to disarm enemy explosives in during Operation Iraqi Freedom in December 2003. “Sadly, the mission went badly and Mrs. [Kimberly] Voelz was killed. Mr. [Max] Voelz was able to be by her side as she died,” said Laura Comas, an Operation Desert Storm veteran and former U.S. Army sergeant who owns Allied Music Instructors, 11161 Kingston Pike.
This Farragut businesswoman broke through with two unique ideas-turned-realities, both receiving national attention, to honor female veterans of foreign wars: a specialty license plate she proposed to Tennessee General Assembly in 2008 and crocheted portraits of fallen female veterans to be displayed near Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, D.C. While attending a Women In Military Service For America’s 10th anniversary for its museum See COMAS on Page 8B
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For Nelle Strange, Red Mill Dam symbolized a refuge from Tennessee Valley Authority, which forced her family to sacrifice their home and land. In fact, she endured that twice in eight years. More than a generation later, Chris Barnes’ childhood often included fishing “by shooting chad with a bow-and-arrow” in Turkey Creek at the base of Red Mill Dam, located near Concord Road’s intersection with Waterford subdivision. “We would build a campfire down there and we would cook those fish and eat them,” added Barnes, a commercial broker with Coldwell Banker who has joined forces with Strange looking to sell this Red Mill Dam area, which includes the original Red Mill building, to the town of Farragut for a walking park. “There were three or four of us that would go down there and fish off the bridge there at Turkcy Creek. And we would find big pieces of Styrofoam and we
would float down the creek on those pieces of Styrofoam,” Barnes added. Forced out of Campbell County on property owned by her ancestors dating well back into the 1800s (because of the creation of Norris Dam), Strange said her family landed in West Knox County “about two miles from Concord on the Tennessee River … in 1934 when I was about six years old.” “And low-and-behold, eight years came along and [TVA] moved my daddy again,” Strange added about Fort Loudoun Dam and Lake being the reason Charles W. Irwin and family had to move again. “So this time he bought this house on Concord Road from Margaret and Charles Russell, and it was a dairy farm,” Strange said of property she owns 70 years later, including Red Mill Dam. “On the east side of Concord Road was the main farm, 56 acres, and on the west side of Concord Road was between six
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community Now-April 7, 2013 2013 Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon is set for April 7, 2013. There will a discount for early online registration. For more information, visit www.knoxvillemarathon.com/
Now-Aug. 24 Liz-Beth Gallery will hold an exhibit of the works of nationally renowned jewelry artisan Charles Albert. For more information, call 865-691-8129.
Aug. 9 Miller Lite, Smoky Mountain Harley-Davidson and the Lady Vol Network will present “Hot Summer Bike Night-Get Down and Give Back” fundraising event to benefit The University of Tennessee Medical Center’s Cole Neuroscience Center from 7 to 10 p.m. Rick Springfield will be featured and the event will include a dinner buffet and a live auction will be held. Tickets are $100 for open seating and a limited number of reserved tables of 10 are available for $1,200. For more information, call 865-3056611 or visit utmedicalcenter.org/
Aug. 11 Former UT Football coach Phillip Fulmer and radio personality Phil Williams are joining forces to help fight prostate cancer by riding in the third annual “The Man Ride” for prostate cancer awareness at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 11. The ride starts and ends at Smoky Mountain Harley-Davidson in Maryville. For more information, call Susan Wyatt 865305-6083.
Aug. 11 UT Arboretum Society will sponsor “Butterflies and insects,” a program beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, at UT Arboretum in Oak Ridge. Free and open to the public. For more information, call Melanie Staten, 865-776-8227.
Aug. 11-12 Harvey Broome Group will be backpacking, Shining Rocks Wilderness, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 11-12. Hiking distance, 10.5 miles with substantial elevation gain. For more information, call Will Skelton, 865-523-2272 or firstname.lastname@example.org/
Aug. 12 GO! Contemporary Dance Works will hold open auditions Sunday, Aug. 12. Audition fee is $25. For more information, call 865-539-2475.
Aug. 13 Lawson McGhee Library will offer a monthly book club for readers “All Over the Page.” The series will continue each month beginning Monday, Aug. 13. For more information, call Mary Pon Claiborne 865215-8767.
society.org or 865-579-6292. Auditions include assessment of vocal quality, sight-reading and tonal memory skills.
Aug. 30 Knox County Council PTA will hold its annual Education forum, “The 21st Century Classroom” at 11:30 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 30, at the Andrew Johnson Building. For more information, call Tracy Griffin 865-693-6260 or email@example.com
press grounds. Art, craft and food vendors can rent booth space at a charge of $10. Spaces for jewelry and woodworking booths are filled. At no charge, the Town is offering local non-profit organizations-including civic clubs, church organizations, youth sports teams, the opportunity to use this event as a fundraiser by providing a game or other activity for attendees to enjoy. For more information, call 865-966-7057.
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Farragut Church of Christ, 136 Smith Road, will begin a 31-week study of “The Story,” a selection of Biblical scriptures arranged in chronological order, beginning Aug. 26. The program includes curriculum for children, teens and adults in Sunday School and in corresponding sermons. Sunday services begin at 9:15 a.m. and classes for all ages begin at 10:45 a.m. For more information, visit www.farragutchurch.org/
Sept. 1 Aug. 14 Knoxville Multiple Sclerosis self-help night group will meet at Associated Therapeutics at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 14. For more information, call Judy Moyers 865-922-2281.
Aug. 14 Harvey Broome Group, Sierra Club annual picnic will be held at Clark Center Park from 5 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 14. For more information, call Mac Post 865-938-3116.
Aug. 15 Knox County Veterans Service Office will be at Frank R. Strang Senior Center from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 15, to provide information and assistance to Veterans and family members concerning VA benefits. For more information, call 865-215-5645.
Aug. 16 Entry deadline for competitive exhibits and contests for the Tennessee Valley Fair will be Aug. 16. For more information, visit www.tnvalleyfair.org or call 865-215-1470.
Knoxville Zoo will offer a Close Encounter of the Wild Kind program this summer. Visitors can have the chance to take a behind the scenes tour and meet giraffes, penguins or Aldabra tortoises. Cost is $50 for all three encounters. For more information, call 865-637-5331.
Mabry-Hazen House host fifth annual Boomsday, bluegrass and barbeque event beginning at 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 2. Tickets are $50 per adult and children under 12 are free when accompanied by a ticket holder. For more information, call 865-522-8661 or visit www.mabryhazen.com/
Sept. 9 Susan G. Komen for the Cure and Tennessee Valley Fair will hold “Bedazzle your Bra contest”; one of 4 categories: Pretty n’ Pink, Down on the Farm, Fair Food and Wild Safari; beginning at 1 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 9. Participants must register by Aug. 16. Cost is $5 for entry fee. For more information, call 865-2151470.
Sept. 12 Tennessee Education Lottery Day at Tennessee Valley Fair, Wednesday, Sept. 12. For more information, visit www.tnlottery.com/
Sept. 21 Aug. 18 Knoxville’s Feast with the Beast! At Knoxville Zoo will be held from 7 to 11 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 18. For more information, call 865637-5331
Farragut Christian Church is starting MOPS and MOMS groups for the 2012-2013 school year. Evening meetings will run from 7 to 9 p.m. on the third Thursday beginning Sept. 21. For more information, visit MOPS.org/
Aug. 23 Knoxville Choral Society will hold auditions for all voice parts, Thursday, Aug 23. Call or e-mail for appointment membership@knoxvillechoral-
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American Cancer Society 2012 Annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk event will begin at 3 p.m. with registration at 2 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 7. For more information, call 865-558-4048.
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Saint John Neumann Parish in Farragut now is holding registration for Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults. This is a nine-month process that introduces those wishing to become Catholics, as well as those who are interested in simply learning, to the teachings of the Catholic Church. Classes begin Sept. 5 and continue through April 2013. To register, or for more information, call the parish office at 865-966-4540 or e-mail at email@example.com
Sept. 1 Aug. 11 First Farragut United Methodist Church will host a mobile food pantry at 9 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 11, at the church, 12733 Kingston Pike. For more information, visit www.ffumc.org/
Bookwalter United Methodist Church, 4218 Central Ave. Pike, will hold a communitywide yard sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 1. For registration and set-up information, call 865-773-3380. There is no charge.
Farragut Presbyterian Church will return to two Sunday morning worship services on Rally Day, Sunday, Aug. 19. Morning services are at 8:30 and 11 a.m. with a special breakfast, hosted by the fellowship committee, at 9:30 a.m. that day. Fall Sunday school teachers also will be presented on Rally Day.
Faith Lutheran Church, 239 Jamestowne Blvd., will host an open house meeting and greet for Sunday Schools Sunday, Sept. 9. Sunday School will begin Sunday, Sept. 16. For more information, visit www.faithloves.org/
Aug. 24-26 Christ Covenant Church will host an Inquirer’s Weekend for those who would like to find out more about the church. Jim Barnes, senior pastor,will teach the class on such topics as spiritual growth, spiritual gifts, and the goals, vision and philosophy of ministry of Christ Covenant. Childcare will be provided for infants through fourth graders and classes for fifth- through 12th-graders. For more information, call the church at 865-671-1885.
Oct. 6 Bookwalter United Methodist Church, 4218 Central Ave. Pike, will host its fall festival from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 6. Vendors can call 865-773-3380 to register. Set-up fee is $40 for outside and $45 for inside.
Monday nights, ongoing Cornerstone Church of God, 12813 Kingston Pike, will open its doors Monday nights to anyone who wishes to stop by and have a prayer time, either collectively or individually.
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and seven acres that has this creek and dam on it.” Strange’s father “would let his cattle cross Concord Road — I don’t know how many times there were wrecks — into that land where the creek was for them to graze,” she said. “It was just a pretty piece of grassy pasture, and it had the creek where the cows could get water.” “He kept it very clean,” Strange added. “I did try to keep it cleaned up when my father died because I knew it meant a lot to him.” However, “I was having to hire road equipment to go in there and clean that up, but it just got so expensive that I finally gave up,”
Strange added about that “pasture,” which is now filled with trees, brush and other wild vegetation. Mac Abel, Farragut Folklife Museum docent, said the dam and mill likely date back before 1873. Based on records Abel copied from Knox County Register of Deeds office, a transaction from Edmund Haun, who owned hundreds of acres in Concord dating back near the town’s founding in 1854, sold the house Strange later called home on April 14, 1973. Within the documents of that sale is “the wording” describing the property’s location “that would indicate the mill was already functional when that transfer was made,” Abel said. “There was a mill operating at that point.”
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in January 2008, Comas said she was moved to use her crocheting talents. The goal was honoring Kimberly and the other “more than 140” fallen female veterans who have died during the Iraqi War and Afghanistan War. After crocheting a wedding portrait more than a year later, “I envisioned doing the faces of the women who have died in Afghanistan and in Iraq using the method, Crochet By Numbers. In a black, white and gray scale format. … Twelve different shades of gray,” Comas said. Each crocheted memorial portrait is planned to 12-by-18 inches, Comas said. “About two or three years
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what an absolutely phenomenal faculty that we had there,” Boring said. “And extremely strong in the sciences.” “Lamar Orr, Ken Ward and Nelson Edwards, they were just exceptional science teachers,” Boring added. “I really loved science, and I felt like I got a very, very strong educational background. “And then on top of that, I also remember we had some really great English teachers. They really exposed us to a lot of ideas and they really taught us how to write.” As an FHS student, Boring said he realized "I could actually become a scientist. I could study nature, I could study forests, I could actually make a living doing that. “My classmates used to kid me a lot and call me ‘Mr. Biology,’ Boring added. Boring's wife, Dr. Kay Kirkman, “is much more of a wetlands ecologist and a plant ecologist” also with Jones Research Center, he
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Wise said, adding PSTCC “has a strong relationship with The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. We work on many, many agreements to make sure our students have pathways into bachelor’s level work at The University of Tennessee. From its partnership with UT, “We’ve also graduated our first group of culinary art students,” Wise said. “This year, in fact, we
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2325 DAWNS PASS - 1.71 Beautiful maintained acres! 4951 SF in this contemporary basement ranch! Close-in main channel! Open Kitchen/Den/Dining. Private views! Updated Master bath & Kitchen! 2 suites down, 2nd Kit, GR w/fireplace, also large Rec Room. Unfinished storage or workout space! ALL OFFERS CONSIDERED! MLS 801049 $849,900
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CONCORD HILLS - 11113 FLOTILLA DRIVE - Two sty Cape Cod w/5 BR, 3.5 BA, over 3900 SF. Master on main w/large walk-in closet w/custom shelving & stackable washer/dryer area. Master bath has tiled flooring, separate shower and dual vanities. Updated kitchen w/tiled flrs & granite tops and eat in breakfast area. Kit opens to GR w/wood burning fireplace and brick hearth w/built-ins, huge screened in porch. MLS 811405 $334,900
FOX RUN 616 TROWBRIDGE Impressive 1 1/2 story, 3 BR, 2.5 BA on a professionally maintained & landscaped lot. Beautiful site finish floors cover most of the main level. Extensive crown molding’s throughout. Formal DR w/trey ceiling, main level office/study,. Large eat in kitchen overlooks the vaulted GR w/gas fireplace. Escape to the sunroom built by champion which also accesses the deck. Main level master with dual closets, bath w/duel vanities, whirlpool tub & sep shower. MLS 811380 $409,900
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617 COMMODORE Executive Home built by Michael B a t e s w/room for entertaining at the max. Open 2 sty foyer, 5 BR, 4.5 BA, formal LR or main level office, formal DR w/wainscot moldings and trey ceiling. A front & rear staircase allows convenience to upper level. Beautiful eat-in gourmet Kitchen w/vaulted ceiling. Dacor siz burner gas cook top, double ovens,, lots of cabinets and counter space & a huge walk-in pantry. Kitchen adjacent to cozy FR w/frpl and access to screen porch. MLS 798158 $549,000
1 2 0 3 5 INGLECREST LANE Energy Star Cerified Home! Over 2,700 SF Quality Buillt Const. thruout! 4 BR, 3.5 BA, Bonus w/Master on Main! Open Floor Plan. Gourmet eat in Kit.w/granite countertops. Hardwood flrs thruout Main. Ceramic tile in laundry & BAs. Gas FP, energy star SS Appl w/gas cooktop and wall ovens. Master BA w/walk-in shower & sep. Jetted tub. Multiple energy star features include closed & conditioned crawl space, tankless water heater, radiant barrier roof decking and more. Lower Utility Bills! MLS 802113 $405,900
Equal Housing Opportunity Statement: All real estate advertised herein is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act and the Tennessee Human Rights Act, which make it illegal to advertise “any preference, limitation, or discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or intention to make any such preference, limitation, or discrimination.” We will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. All persons are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised are available on an equal opportunity basis.”
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NEW LISTINGS RENNBORO 1005 RENNBORO ROAD Great location close to many conveniences off Pellissippi. This 3 BR, 2 BA home w/detached oversized 2 car garage is on a private lot. The main level has a formal DR, eat-in kitchen, 2 BRs, bath and a All Season room. The lower level has a FR w/gas frpl, BR, full bath and laundry room. Enjoy the large private back yard from the covered deck, screened in deck and pool. This is a great home with room to roam and is ready for you to move in. MLS 811520 $179,900
Water Front Property
SPRINGFIELD 3015 SPRINGTIME WAY Enjoy one level living in this 3 BR, 2 BA stand alone condo w/open floor plan. The private backyard has a patio and is fenced in. LR has cathedral ceiling and gas fireplace. Eatin kitchen is open to the LR. Master has trey ceiling and bath. Two additional BRs, full bath and a 2 car garage make for a great home for sellers and can be for you, too! List of updates are available. MLS 811666 $145,000
Complete Equestrian Facility
0 Self Road
12749 Tanglewood Drive
Lenoir City, TN 37771, Roane County
Knoxville, TN 37922, Loudon County
BEAUTIFUL PROPERTY ON 21.3 ACRES!!! 500 FEET OF WATER FRONTAGE. Well and dock on this level building site, mostly pasture, with some wooded area. The property is bordered on sides by horse properties. 50 foot utility easement. Call Susan Sturm to view this unique private property within minutes of I-40 from exit 364 OR EXIT 362. MLS 809041
BEAUTIFUL HORSE PROPERTY in subdivision. All brick 2 story home on 5.74+ acres!!! 4 Bedrooms, 3 Full Baths and beautiful views overlooking 4 stall barn with pony run and 3 pastures. MLS 803357
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AGENDA FARRAGUT BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS Farragut Town Hall, Wednesday, August 22, 2012, 7:00 PM. I. Approval of Minutes for the July 25, 2012 meeting. II. Public hearing on a request to determine if the selling, repair, manufacture/assembly, and small scale warehousing of firearms at a residence is a use that is similar to uses specifically permitted as customary home occupations in Chapter 4, Section VI., of the Farragut (Jonathan Zoning Ordinance. and Sarah Scheafnocker, Applicant).
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AGENDA FARRAGUT MUNICIPAL PLANNING COMMISSION August 16, 2012, 7:00 PM, Farragut Town Hall. For questions please call Ruth Viergutz Hawk at Farragut Town Hall, 966-7057 I. Citizen Forum II. Approval of minutes - July 19, 2012 III. Discussion and public hearing on a preliminary plat for Karastone Farms, formerly Everett Hills, located on the west side of Everett Road approximately 2,500 feet north of Smith Road, Parcel 98.01, Tax Map 141, 50.77 Acres, Zoned R-1 and OSR, 105 Lots (Robert G. Campbell & Associates, Applicant) IV. Discussion and public hearing on a request to amend the text of the Farragut Zoning Ordinance, Chapter 3, Section XII. General Commercial District (C-1), to permit rental car businesses as an allowed use (Enterprise Rent-A-Car Company of Tennessee, LLC, Applicant) V. Discussion and public hearing on an amendment to the text of the Farragut Zoning Ordinance, Chapter 4., Section XXIII. Site Plan Regulations, to require finalized, stamped approved site plans and all associated revisions to be submitted as a pdf and to require approved as-builts to be submitted as a pdf prior to the issuance of any Certificate of Occupancy, and to clarify presubmittal meetings requirement VI. Discussion of request to rezone a portion of 11482 Parkside Drive, Parcel 191.06, Tax Map 130, from O-1-3 to C-1, approximately 3.68 Acres (Michael Brady, Inc., Applicant) VII. Discussion of request to rezone 12823 Kingston Pike, Parcels 45, 45.01 & 45.02, Tax Map 151, from C-1-3 to C-1 and R-1, 7.954 Acres (Farragut Health Care Center, LP, Applicant) VIII. Discussion and public hearing on a resubdivision of 12823 Kingston Pike, Parcels 45, 45.01 & 45.02, Tax Map 151, 7.954 Acres, Zoned C-1-3, to create two lots, and variance request from the requirement to construct a walking trail/sidewalk on Lot 1R2 (Farragut Health Care Center, LP, Applicant) IX. Public hearing on proposed locations for new utilities X. Conduct training session on Farragut Sign Ordinance
AGENDA FARRAGUT BOARD OF MAYOR AND ALDERMEN August 9, 2012 BMA Meeting 7:00 PM. I. Silent Prayer, Pledge of Allegiance, Roll Call II. Approval of Agenda III. Mayor’s Report IV. Citizens Forum V. Business Items A. Approval of Contract for Information Technology Services B. Approval of variance request from the Farragut Municipal Code, Title 16, Chapter 4, Driveways and Other Accessways, Section 16-406 (1), Distance requirements, (a) Distance from intersections and (b) Distance between driveways, for a driveway to Kingston Pike, which is classified as a Major Arterial, for Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, 11212 Kingston Pike, Parcel 2, Tax Map 143, located on the Toyama site, 1.26 Acres, Zoned C-1 and Floodplain (Michael LaRue/ Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation, Applicant) VI. Town Administrator’s Report VII. Attorney’s Report
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201 HEALTH CARE SERVICE CNA OR CARE GIVER will care for elderly or disabled person in their home or place of residence. Also, 24 hour care available in my home for single or couple, private room with bath, flat rate, monthly. Over 27 years experience with references. Serving Knoxville and surrounding areas. 865-4051825; 865-673-5992.
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507 LANDSCAPE & LAWNCARE DETAILED YARD WORK - Lawn mowing service, weeding, clearing jobs, tree removal, landscaping of any kind, mulching, shrub trimming, brush hauling. Free estimates. Firewood for sale, delivered & stacked $65.00 / rick. West side service. Call Tom Farr, 865-368-2013.
511 PAINTING PRECISION PAINTING Interior / Exterior, Pressure Washing. Licensed and Insured. 20 yrs. experience. Call John Carver 865-680-1237 See service directory listing.
516 REMODELING LICENSED CONTRACTORRemodeling, custom home building, additions, sunrooms, garages, decks, restoration, kitchens, bathrooms. Residential & Commercial. Free estimates. 865-922-8804. Herman Love.
540 HOMES FOR RENT 2BR, 2BA MOBILE HOME for rent in Kingston area. Located on lake, nice deck and large boat dock. $500/mo. 865-816-3038.
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SEALY KING SIZE mattress and box springs. Firm. Paid $1100, selling $650. Perfect condition. 865-974-0734.
501 CLEANING LET ME CLEAN FOR YOU! Farragut woman has years of cleaning experience. Honest, dependable, excellent references. Saturdays available also. Call Christine 865-661-0289.
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