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Emily Winsauer

Title: Writer
Contact: 865-981-9101

Recent Work

  • Hoof to Heart Published 11/05/2009 at 12:29 p.m.

    A far cry from a psychiatrist’s couch, the barn owned by the non-profit grief counseling group Mane Support might seem like an unusual place for therapy. Executive director Kim Henry insists the opposite. Horses, she writes in her book Hoof ...

  • MC Humanities department reorganization will benefit students and faculty Published 10/01/2009 at midnight

    During Maryville College’s 2009 Homecoming festivities, Alumni will have their first opportunity to become acquainted with the school’s new Division of Humanities, which has been reorganized over the last year to better serve students and faculty. An alumni get-together to ...

  • St. Andrews hosts third-annual Knoxville Showcase and Dance Challenge Published 09/17/2009 at midnight

    On Saturday, August 22, ballroom dancers, dance enthusiasts and friends gathered at St. Andrews Episcopal Church on Broadway in Maryville for the third-annual Knoxville Showcase and Dance Challenge, a ballroom dancing competition for pairs dancers organized into scores of heats ...

  • Bean and Bailey record DVD in front of sold-out crowd at Capitol Theatre Published 09/17/2009 at midnight

    The comedy team Bean and Bailey returned to Maryville to record a DVD at the Capitol Theater on the evening of Aug. 14. The duo has performed at a number of local venues, including the Palace Theater and First Baptist ...

  • Ft. Craig kids bring flowers and encouragement to Blount Memorial patients Published 08/27/2009 at midnight

    On August 21, third graders from Fort Craig Elementary made the trek from their school down to Blount Memorial Hospital, carrying with them flowers and hand-made cards for the patients there. The service project was a part of the school’s ...

  • Literacy group gives adults much-needed skills for success Published 08/27/2009 at midnight

    In recent months, news reports on the "employment crisis" in America and abroad have been all too common. Amid all the grim statistics, however, there are some bright spots. One of them can be found right here at home, in ...

  • New CMS field gives kids from all over Blount a place to play ball Published 08/13/2009 at midnight

    “If you build it, they will come”: this play on the famous line in Field of Dreams has been CMS head coach Billy Barker’s motto over the last year as he constructed a baseball field for his team and organized ...

  • New Providence celebrates new wing with "topping-off" ceremony Published 08/06/2009 at midnight

    On Sunday, June 28, members of New Providence Presbyterian Church gathered for a “topping-off” ceremony to celebrate the completion of their under-construction Westminster Wing’s steel framework. During the ceremony, members added their signatures to the frame’s final beam, which was ...

  • The Lake Show offers viewers a taste of life on the water Published 08/06/2009 at midnight

    It may not be David Letterman, but the Fort Loudoun Lake Association’s television program The Lake Show is a great way to spend a Saturday afternoon. “The Lake Show, not to be confused with The Late Show,” reminds Penny Mitchell, ...

  • Enjoying a ‘Midsummer dream’ Published 08/05/2009 at 2:54 p.m.

    In the last scene of A Midsummer Nights Dream, Shakespeare declared the play to have a weak and idle theme, but this raucous comedy nonetheless draws in audiences like the one that gathered on July 27 on the lawn of ...

  • Kids Triathlon goes the extra mile for Harmony Adoptions Published 07/30/2009 at midnight

    On Saturday, May 30, more than 60 robust kids headed to Springbrook Park for a junior triathlon, held at to raise awareness for adoptions. This was the first year for Harmony Adoptions’ Kids Triathlon, which was organized and underwritten by ...

  • Flute Ensemble entertains at Blount County Library Published 07/23/2009 at midnight

    This May, Grace Notes Flute Ensemble returned to the Blount County Library for its annual spring concert. The Grace Notes have been regular visitors to the library, performing both Christmas and spring concerts for the last several years. The performances ...

  • Highland Brewing company is a hit at Ciao Beer Tasting Published 07/23/2009 at midnight

    Though Ciao Deli at The Market has been replaced by an outpost of Townsend’s Sister Cats Café, the popular Ciao Beer Tastings have lived on. The tastings are organized by Todd White, owner of Ciao Deli, and each features a ...

  • Annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee Published 07/16/2009 at midnight

    For each of the last 27 years, the Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) program has invited supporters to make a big difference in the lives of local kids by bowling a couple of games at a local bowling alley. Bowl ...

  • Alcoa Duck Pond hosts Fishing Derby for Kids Published 07/16/2009 at midnight

    More than 250 participants took part in this year’s 17th annual Duck Pond Fishing Derby for Kids, held at the Alcoa Duck Pond on Saturday, June 6. Awards were given for the Overall Event Biggest Fish and the Overall Event ...

  • Critter Fest draws a multi-species crowd to benefit Humane Society’s no-kill shelter Published 07/09/2009 at midnight

    The Blount County Humane Society held its third-annual Smoky Mountain Critter Fest on Sunday, May 31 at Pearson Springs Park in Maryville to bring in funds and support for the Blount County Humane Society’s No-Kill Animal Shelter effort. More than ...

  • Sister City program builds new international friendships Published 07/09/2009 at midnight

    This June, more than 25 supporters of the Blount County Sister City Organization (BCSCO) gathered at the City of Maryville Municipal Building to welcome Olga Tinyakova and her son Zhenya, resident’s of Maryville’s sister city Zheleznogorsk in lower Siberia, Russia. ...

  • Golf tournament for Union Grove highlights successful day Published 05/21/2009 at 1:25 p.m.

    Vaughn Belcher, career educator and long-time golfer, has once again brought together his passions to the benefit of the community in his second-annual Vaughn Belcher Charity Golf Tournament. The tournament was held on April 20 at the Rarity Point Golf ...

  • Sweet notes Published 05/21/2009 at 12:06 p.m.

    Maryville High School students always end their academic year with a concert at the Theater in the Bicentennial Greenbelt Park. They have done that for 12 years. Every few year or so, they invite fellow band members at Maryville Intermediate ...

  • Sam Houston Elementary’s Smokie Strut shows off with style Published 05/21/2009 at 11:14 a.m.

    For more than 10 years, Sam Houston Elementary School students have gathered annually for a school-wide fundraiser and walk-a-thon called the Smokie Strut, the single major PTO fundraiser for the year. In recent years, the PTO has earned on average ...

  • Blount County Schools Art Show reveals young talent Published 05/07/2009 at 1:22 p.m.

    More than 900 works of art by Blount County elementary and middle school students were displayed recently in a juried art show held by the Blount County School System. The individual works were chosen by the county’s 10 elementary and ...

  • FLLA spearheads shoreline cleanup Published 05/07/2009 at 1:09 p.m.

    On Saturday, April 4, more than 70 volunteers joined the Fort Loudoun Lake Association members and scoured the lake’s shoreline, picking up trash and other debris. The volunteers combed the banks along Poland Creek, Georges Creek, Lackey Creek, Singleton Station, ...

  • Arts in the Park festival will celebrate variety of life’s art Published 04/29/2009 at 3:31 p.m.

    Anyone wishing to try their hand at art or who simply wants to enjoy good art by area artists should make plans to spend time in the Bicentennial Greenbelt Park this weekend. The Arts in the Park festival will be ...

  • Friends of FAB meet new president Published 04/15/2009 at 1:58 p.m.

    Fine Arts Blount members gathered March 31 to officially introduce new group president Katie Kinney and the new ArtSpace gallery to their donors. The reception featured refreshments and a wine bar for the roughly 45 guests, who were present for ...

  • Making music in Maryville Published 04/15/2009 at 1:36 p.m.

    The Orchestra at Maryville College presented its annual Showcase of Area Artists on March 2, held for the last time at First Baptist Church in Maryville. Next year’s showcase will be the Orchestras inaugural event in the new Civic Arts ...

  • ‘Forum’ draws laughs to MC stage Published 04/15/2009 at 1:35 p.m.

    The Maryville College Theater Department recently presented a farcical comedy drawing on everything from Greek and Roman theater to Shakespeare, vaudeville, and even the sitcom Frasier. “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” was adapted from the ...

  • Market’s Ciao Beer Club learns ‘philosophy’ of Duck Rabbit brewery Published 04/08/2009 at 1:39 p.m.

    On March 26, craft beer aficionados gathered at Ciao Deli for a tasting held by the Ciao Deli Beer Club, just several months in existence and already gaining a substantial following. Of the 30-plus people in attendance, many were already ...

  • For the heroes Published 04/08/2009 at 1:34 p.m.

    During business hours on March 30, the Firehouse Subs on Washington Street in Maryville showed its appreciation for the men and women serving our community as firefighters, police, paramedics and members of the military. The first-annual Heroes Feast also served ...

  • Beauty bounces back Published 04/08/2009 at 1:33 p.m.

    At BeBe Salon’s recent grand opening event, co-owners Betsy Wright and Bethany Blair bet that even in a apprehensive economy, the beauty industry can bounce back just like well-styled curls. Wright and Blair worked together at three different salons before ...

  • Sound off Published 04/02/2009 at 10:57 a.m.

    Twelve years is a long time to sport the same look, but that is how long the Maryville High School band has been without new uniforms. On Feb. 21, the Red Rebel Band Booster Club organized a barbecue dinner and ...

  • Rotary auction and gala benefits community charities Published 03/26/2009 at 11:26 a.m.

    The Maryville and Alcoa Rotary Clubs came together recently for their annual auction and fundraiser, which benefits their many community efforts. More than 200 people attended the event, which was hosted and catered by the Airport Hilton. Guests enjoyed live ...

  • Mary Blount chili supper draws a crowd Published 03/19/2009 at 12:15 p.m.

    On Friday, Feb. 13, Mary Blount Elementary was anything but unlucky. About 125 supporters came to the school’s chili supper fundraiser, where they feasted on chili donated by local restaurants and bid on gift baskets in a silent auction. Ten ...

  • Chili’s helps raise funds for Blount charitable organizations Published 03/19/2009 at 10:54 a.m.

    The Chili’s at Hamilton Crossing in Alcoa was busy this winter helping area charities. Several local non-profit organizations benefited from the restaurant’s generosity, including the United Way of Blount County and Secret Safe Place for Newborns of Tennessee. Chili’s permitted ...

  • Mother Love Baptist holds heritage festival for community Published 03/19/2009 at 10:40 a.m.

    For more than 10 years, Mother Love Baptist Church in Louisville has been putting on its African-American Festival to bring together community members in the spirit of celebration and education. The festival, which is held in February in observance of ...

  • Chocolate lovers flood library for program Published 03/12/2009 at 11:26 a.m.

    A crowd turned out at the Blount County Library on Feb. 26, with one thing on their mind… chocolate. Caterer Anna Jane Franklin led the unusual and delicious program titled “Making an Attractive Chocolate Buffet.” During the hands-on presentation, Franklin ...

  • Relay and libraries Published 03/12/2009 at 10:45 a.m.

    If great minds think alike, then used book sales must be a brilliant fundraising idea. Both the Mt. Lebanon Relay for Life Team and the Mary E. Tippitt Memorial Library in Townsend recently held sales to raise money for their ...

  • Clay Crosse wows East Maryville Baptist Published 03/12/2009 at 10:03 a.m.

    On March 1, East Maryville Baptist hosted contemporary Christian singer Clay Crosse in concert. Crosse is a three-time Dove Award winner, including the 1994 New Artist of the year. His many chart-topping singles include “I Surrender All,” “He Walked a ...

  • Howling good day Published 01/29/2009 at 11:56 a.m.

    Carmike Foothills 12 joined with the Blount County Humane Society on Jan. 17 for a fundraiser in conjunctions with the premier of the Dreamworks film “Hotel for Dogs.” The film tells the story of a group of kids who create ...

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