Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Hard Talk

NEW: A clarification and thoughts on reporting about homelessness

Officials at Knox Area Rescue Ministries (KARM) recently took issue with comments made by some persons who are experiencing homelessness who were interviewed for our story “Homeless Fear New Law.” (See https://www.hardknoxwire.com/new-homeless-fear-new-law/) In that story,...

The Housing Crisis Alarm

I have worked at Volunteer Ministry Center and Knox Area Rescue Ministries for the past twenty years within what is sometimes known as Knoxville’s “mission district.” However, there has not been a single day that...

A message from the editor

Hello, friends! We have a couple of announcements to make this morning, the most important being that we’re going to be cutting back on our content for the next couple of days while we hunt...

We’re back!

As the headline says, we’re finally back in the proverbial saddle and looking forward to continuing what we started around this time last year. First of all, we’d like to thank all of you...

Hello, 2022!

We had planned to resume publishing Hard Knox Wire on January 3 after a two-week holiday. Unfortunately, Jenna Stambaugh remains incapacitated due to the injuries she sustained in November, plus some other health issues...

OPINION: The Law has screwed itself

I didn’t get into this business to write editorials. I hate the damn things.  I got into this business, in part, because I thought there were way too many opinions in America, and nowhere near...