Help pours in for evicted senior

We are getting deluged with offers to help Mary Cate Jones, the 78-year-old woman who was due to be evicted today from the home she and her husband built 56 years ago. forecloseLO_Evict10_web_t607.jpgHer story was featured on the front page of this morning’s paper, and people have been opening their hearts and wallets to assist.
Already, the eviction has been delayed until the end of the school year so Jones’ grandchildren can finish classes. More assistance may be in store. We are referring the many calls and emails we’re getting to Jones’ daughter at 865-851-4321 or 865-933-5853.
In the newspaper business you quickly learn that it’s difficult to change the world but easy to make a difference in an individual person’s life. And it sure feels good when that happens.