He only stuck his toe in it, the stuff that's out there.
Bishop Richard F. Stika, the spiritual leader of East Tennessee Catholics and head of the faith's Diocese of Knoxville, delivered the homily at the funeral last weekend for Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Stan Musial.
If life gives you lemons, make lemonade. If life gives you cucumbers, make pickles.
• Ooltewah Baptist Church, 5514 Main St.; 11:30 a.m. Thursday; quarterly luncheon meeting of Hamilton County Baptist Ministries Assistants Association features theme of "Love Isn't Love Until You Give It Away" (Donate Life Tennessee); free for newcomers of any denomination but meal $6 and dues $5 for others; reservations deadline 2 p.m. Monday; 267-3794, email email@example.com or visit www.baptist association.com.
If nothing else, the actors in the Chattanooga Theatre Centre production of "The Red Badge of Courage" will be the most authentically outfitted in the area.
What's beyond the world of selfies, those photos taken of oneself while holding the camera at arm's length?
The Rev. Marshall Roberson was accompanied for seven walks down the hall to the execution chamber at the Tennessee State Penitentiary, but he made the return trips by himself.
"If anyone would come after me," Jesus says in Luke 9:23, "he must deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me."
• Chabad Jewish Center, 22 Pisgah Ave.; 7 p.m. Wednesdays, beginning Jan. 30; six-session course, "Living With Integrity: Navigating Everyday Ethical Dilemmas," offered by Rohr Jewish Learning Institute and led by Rabbi Shaul Perlstein of Chabad of Chattanooga; open to all faiths/no faith; Tennessee state bar credits available; 490-1106, 910-9770, www.myJLI.com or email Rabbi@JewishChatt.com.
If Chattanooga is not the buckle of the Bible Belt, it's not too far from it.
Amy Donahue’s search some years back for a lemon cake recipe that would please her then-boyfriend led to what today has become her most requested dish.
On August afternoons last summer, as the smile on the face of Ooltewah's Brittany Kanerva's melted in the searing heat, she wondered what a nice accounting major was doing in a place like this -- holding back crowds during the
In the past couple of weeks, folks in St. Elmo have chatted about a wandering peahen, a desire for empty Quaker Oats boxes, whether anyone has heard gunshots and a dresser and toaster oven offered first-come, first-served.
Chattanooga's Andrea Cagle is ready to slice and dice for President Barack Obama.
Nearly a century and a quarter of church history was symbolically unearthed this week and will be replanted Sunday on land overlooking Harrison Bay.
What if everyone in a completely filled Memorial Auditorium and a completely filled Tivoli Theatre — and then some — reported to a warehouse to offer their services to feed children around the world?
Michael Kirby, a native of Lebanon, Tenn., has been selected as pastor of Mount Pisgah Baptist Church, 66 Westbrook Road, in Ringgold, Ga.
While “Steel Magnolias” — opening Saturday, Jan. 19, at the Cumberland County Playhouse — is set at the fictional Truvy’s beauty salon in Natchitoches, La., it rings so true it could be set at the actual Cheryl’s Curl Up & Dye in Crossville.
The inability to find the proverbial needle in the haystack drove Jeff Crawford into marketing the needles himself.
Do you have a dish that you're known for? Do your friends and neighbors ask for that one recipe? Is there something your family asks you to make over and over again?
Work in Israel by students at Southern Adventist University has helped move the needle in the debate over whether King David was the significant ruler described in the Bible or a minor figure in Near Eastern history.
In Tennessee and Georgia, and probably in every pocket of the country, are people whose lives were touched by the life of Dr. Wallace Cleveland McGill, who died early Wednesday morning.
• Chattanooga Bible Institute, 1815 McCallie Ave.; 10 a.m.-noon beginning Tuesday; "Hinds' Feet on High Places," 12-week reading/discussion class for women; other women's classes available: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursdays, "Me, Myself and Lies: A Thought-Closet Makeover"; 9:30-11:30 a.m. Fridays, "James: Mercy Triumphs"; and noon-2 p.m. Fridays, "Boundaries: When to Say Yes, When to Say No, to Take Control of Your Life"; $40 per class, including materials; 266-4574.
Why are we here? It's a question many people may ask themselves daily but especially when they're trying to claw their way into adulthood.
Chattanooga Symphony & Opera music director and conductor Kayoko Dan is no different than anyone else who plays “If I ever ...”.
My mother, like most mothers, insisted I eat my carrots because they're good for your eyes. I've had glasses since fifth grade, so apparently that didn't work for me.
When he was growing up in Burleson, Texas, the Rev. Dan Scott says, there was a Baptist church on one end of town and a Methodist church on the other.
The United Methodist Day of Discipleship for the denomination's Chattanooga District will be Jan. 13 at 2 p.m. at Brainerd United Methodist Church, 4315 Brainerd Road.
Terry Trivette says his church's Sunday school has been multiplying by dividing.
Once a reluctant actor, Jason McLeod is now an enthusiastic witness.
Music • Stockton Valley Baptist Church, 39875 Highway 72 N., Loudon, Tenn.; 6 p.m. Sunday; concert by Jim Ricketts and Crystle Elam; 775-2806; also at Good Hope Baptist Church, 2601 Armstrong Ferry Road, Decatur, Tenn., 8 p.m. Monday.
It's the day after Christmas, and you've still got guests. That may or may not be the bad news.
More than three dozen items with whimsy, history and dazzle have come out of boxes, off shelves and onto display for just a short time at the Houston Museum of Decorative Arts.
If not for baseball, those in attendance at Faith Connection Church in Ooltewah on Sunday wouldn't hear the chorus of a Christmas hymn sung in German.
I was fussing and fretting earlier this week because someone was coming over to the house. All the baking stuff would need to be quickly rinsed and put into the dishwasher.
Jason Crabb owns a Grammy, Artist of the Year and Soloist of the Year awards, but he admits he was daunted at teaming with Sandi Patty, the most-awarded female vocalist in contemporary Christian music history.
There's something exciting but daunting about choosing the exact ingredients -- from meat to vegetables to spices to sauces to starches -- in your meal.
Ansel Adams was not a point-and-shoot sort of photographer.
Helen Hayes often was referred to as the "First Lady of the American Theater," but if there was such a thing as the "First Lady of Chattanooga Theater," it was Ann Zane.
A peasant’s vision in Mexico City nearly 500 years ago triggered celebrations in 10 area Catholic churches this week.
Advent and Christmas events * Abba's House, 5208 Hixson Pike; 7 p.m. today; "I'll Be Home for Christmas" concert by Rhett Walker Band and Shaun Groves; 877-6462.
Hit the rewind button on the Christmas story. Go way past the manger, the wise men, the star, the young parents-to-be ... way, way back past the prophecies and Abraham and Sarah and even Adam and Eve.
When the ruffled, dirty, boisterous Herdman children disrupt the Christmas pageant, a new low appears in reach for the annual church tradition.
Five years ago, sisters Lacy Gifford and Vickie Sledge decided their Christmas spending was growing out of control, causing stress and not providing a personal touch.
When Katie Henderson pondered her entry in the 2012 Chattanooga Times Free Press Wrapping Paper Contest, she was seeing stars.
A century-old Southern Baptist church not only handed over the keys of its building to another congregation last Sunday, it made sure the receiving congregation was not getting a white elephant.
Crossroads Church had to get out to reach out.
St. Peter Missionary Baptist Church, 8120 Old Cleveland Pike, will install Keith M. Jones Sr. as pastor in a service at 3 p.m. Sunday at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, 3777 Wilcox Blvd.
Chattanooga Theatre Centre has tied its Christmas present for theatergoers with a red bow.
Audience members will likely leave "A Tuna Christmas" at the Dalton Little Theatre laughing uproariously, but they also could be thinking how much their neighbor is like Joe Bob Lipsey or how closely their aunt resembles Inita Goodwin.