Monthly Archives: November 2007

All Aboard – Mount Carmel teacher takes a ride with Santa and singer Patti Loveless

Mount Carmel Elementary teacher Joni Ragsdale was among Santa’s helpers onboard the 65th run of the Santa Train, November 17. Ragsdale, who teaches K-5 music, was thrilled to be part of the annual tradition, helping Santa distribute candy and toys … Continue reading

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Counting Blinks in the Smokies

Summer evenings for many children in the Mountain South have long included the gleeful activity of catching lightning bugs and putting them in a jar with holes poked in the top.  Knoxville native Lynn Faust would put her jar on … Continue reading

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