Mel Fronczek, Knoxville News Sentinel

Mel Fronczek

Knoxville News Sentinel

Bloomington, IN, United States

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  • Knoxville News Sentinel
  • Times Record
  • The Shreveport Times
  • Commercial Appeal
  • The Tennessean
  • The Daily Advertiser
  • The Clarion-Ledger
  • IndianaDailyStudent

Past articles by Mel:

In light of Smokies fire in Wears Valley, track wildfires in Tennessee with this map

The Wears Valley fire in Sevier County, Tennessee, started Wednesday in the popular Great Smoky Mountains retreat. → Read More

Western Arkansas weather: See the damage from Springdale tornado

A tornado hit Springdale and damaged a school gymnasium as severe weather moved across Benton and Washington counties in northwest Arkansas. → Read More

Where are the lowest gas prices in Shreveport? Here's an updated list

As gas prices rise, use this tracker from Gas Buddy to check for the cheapest gas prices around Shreveport, Louisiana. → Read More

Where are the lowest gas prices in Memphis? Here's an updated list

As gas prices rise, use this tracker from Gas Buddy to see where the cheapest gas prices are around Memphis, Tennessee. → Read More

Where are the lowest gas prices in Knoxville? Here's an updated list

As gas prices rise, use this tracker from Gas Buddy to check for the cheapest gas prices around Knoxville, Tennessee. → Read More

Defense of 'Maus' erupts online after McMinn County schools remove it from curriculum

"Maus" was removed from McMinn County schools due to profanity and a nude drawing. Backlash on social media erupted on Holocaust Remembrance Day. → Read More

What to know about the Independence nursing home evacuation, lawsuit

More than 800 residents were evacuated Aug. 27 ahead of Hurricane Ida and housed in an "inhumane" warehouse in Tangipahoa Parish. → Read More

Watch live: Gov. Tate Reeves, emergency and health officials give updates on Hurricane Ida

Hurricane Ida is expected to make landfall as a major storm on Sunday. Here's how Mississippi is preparing for the storm. → Read More

We need your help telling more stories about the USS Indianapolis

Fill out this form if you have information about Tennessee crew members of the USS Indianapolis. → Read More

Arkansas ER doctor: 'There are no ICU beds in the state'

The doctor is urging people to wear masks, stay away from large gatherings and get vaccinated. → Read More

Has the curve flattened in your area? Compare Mississippi, U.S. COVID spread using this tool

COVID-19 cases are on the rise nationally, with spread of the more contagious delta variant causing more dramatic upticks. See how your area compares. → Read More

Has the curve flattened in your area? Compare Tennessee, U.S. COVID spread using this tool

COVID-19 cases are on the rise nationally, with spread of the more contagious delta variant causing more dramatic upticks. See how your area compares. → Read More

Track 2021 homicides in Jackson using this map

The city is now on track to reach 150 murders by the end of the year and beat 2020's record 130 homicides. → Read More

Timeline of the Delke case: From Nashville police shooting that killed Daniel Hambrick to plea deal

Days ahead jury selection for the trial of a white Nashville police officer accused of murdering a Black motorist, the ex-MNPD officer pleaded guilty. → Read More

Southern Baptists gather in Nashville: 3 highlights so far

Southern Baptists have recently clashed on handling the sex abuse crisis, critical race theory and women's role in the church. → Read More

Deckard, McKim, Munson reelected for at-large seats on Monroe County Council

The losing Republican challengers' campaigns were pro-law enforcement and anti-tax hikes. → Read More

Bloomington residents prepare for a safe, ‘quirky’ Halloween

The city doesn’t encourage trick-or-treating, but Monroe County’s hours are 6-8 p.m. → Read More

Bloomington City Council approves $166 million city budget for 2021

The 2021 budget is 4% less than the 2020 budget. → Read More

Bloomington residents look forward to 'gold standard' swabs available at new COVID-19 testing site

The new testing site is set to open later this month. → Read More

Bloomington City Council members criticize 2021 budget approval process

The final adoption vote on the budget is planned for Oct. 14. → Read More