“We didn’t have a whole lot of things, but we had a whole lot of God.”
Those words still ring in the memory of Maryville man Macel Ely II. It was a favorite quote, used often by his great-uncle Brother Claude Ely when describing the faith that sustained him as a young man growing up in the Appalachian Mountains.
They come for different reasons. Some want to learn their favorite rock songs, or are hoping to emulate a pop icon. Some are planning on careers in music, while others want to play a solo at church. Mostly, it’s kids, and, mostly, they’ve chosen to be here.
You may not know it, but you’ve probably already heard aÂ Chris TrapperÂ song. Though the Boston-based songwriter hasn’t become […]
You may not know it, but you’ve probably already heard a Chris Trapper song. Though the Boston-based songwriter hasn’t become a nationwide household name, the sophisticated simplicity of his tunes has earned him a well-deserved reputation as one of best songwriters currently working in the craft. And that reputation has brought with it one opportunity after another for his music to be featured in films and television.
â€œIf everybodyâ€™s focus was every body else, how would that change the world?â€
Each Friday morning, Buc jumps impatiently into Janet’s car for his weekly trip to school.
His work was accepted for a month-long gallery showing — that is, until the curator found out the artist was a horse named Buddy.
In 1942, Sonja Dubois’ parents were ordered to report to a train station for â€œre-settlementâ€ to a holding camp in the Northeastern part of the Netherlands. In reality, it was nothing more than a stopover on their journey to the gas chambers of Auschwitz.