Jackson crafters place at state fair

art statefairQuilter Susan Sheets (pictured) was one of many first place winners from Jackson County at the 2013 Mountain State Fair.

Other winners include Deb Hussey, knitter and felter; Dorothy Kirmse, doll maker; Nan Smith, beader, knitter and box maker; Ronald Story, weaver. Donated photo

The Naturalist's Corner

Back Then with George Ellison

  • One of the Smokies’ finest poets
    One of the Smokies’ finest poets Editor’s note: This Back Then column by George Ellison first appeared in the Feb. 15, 2012, edition of The Smoky Mountain News. Olive Tilford Dargan is fairly well known in literary circles as the author of From My Highest Hill (1941), a delightful collection of autobiographical…
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