Roane County Relay for Life will honor area cancer survivors this weekend with a reception on the main campus of Roane State Community College.
Cancer survivors and a guest are welcome to attend the reception at 1 p.m. April 10 in Room O-105 at Roane State. During the reception, they will receive tickets to the Roane State Playmakers’ 2 p.m. production of “The Diviners.”
Those interested in attending are asked to RSVP to Kathy Parks at 354-3366 by April 7.
25 Years Ago
Anthony Malenovsky of Harriman was chosen as one of nine contestants for the CBS game show, “The Price is Right.” He and and his wife, Kitty, went to the taping while visiting their children in California. Although Malenovsky didn’t make it to the “Showcase Showdown,” he did win more than $3,000 in cash and prizes.
By Ellen Probert Williamson
As spring begins, April will at last bring us warmer days, new leaves on the trees, birds and squirrels building their nests, and violets and forget-me-nots starring the new grass.
We progress into the season of Lent and turn our thoughts toward the days of Holy Week and Easter in the Christian faith and Passover in the Jewish tradition.
But we are also faced with some seemingly frivolous occasions in this varied month.
25 Years Ago
Jesse Porter of Midtown was the grand prize winner in the Bubblicious Instant Winner Game. By sending his name and address in on a 3-by-5 card, the Midtown Elementary School third-grader won an all-expense-paid summer vacation for four to Walt Disney World and a $1,000 check. Jesse’s mom, Betty Hamby, said she had a hard time believing it.