25 Years Ago
Kingston Elementary School beat the odds of 10,000 to 1 by having five sets of twins among the 137 students in the kindergarten class. The twins included Sarah and Megan Robinson, Roseinna and Tracy Shelton, William and Robert Shannon, Kristin and Jennifer Renfro, and Tiffiany and Timothy Martin.
25 Years Ago
The 200th birthday of the U.S. Constitution was celebrated in several churches with special events. Radio and TV broadcasts in communities featured students reciting the Pledge of Allegiance and the preamble. All were invited to participate in some way.
Harriman’s Cornstalk Heights Historical Community Organization is getting ready for two nights of fun, thrills and chills in a historically accurate, spirit-filled adventure through the streets of Harriman.
The Hauntings of Harriman, an annual guided walking tour through streets of Victorian homes and buildings, built more than a century ago, will kick off at 8 p.m. Oct. 5-6.
The tour promises a glimpse into the lives of some of the town’s most
interesting people of the past and
Army National Guard Pfc. Chris D. Fairchild recently graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.
The 2003 graduate of Oliver Springs High School is the son of Jason and Tammy Fairchild of Clinton.
He earned an associate degree in 2005 from ITT Technology Institute, Knoxville.
During the nine weeks of training, Fairchild received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, core values and traditions.