25 Years Ago
Harriman’s Walnut Hill Elementary placed fifth of 17 entrants in the elementary curriculum and instruction category of the National Rural and Small Schools Consortium competition. Honors were accepted by Walnut Hill Principal Larry Sills and first-grade teacher Linda Roberts; Harriman City Schools Superintendent Gene Thurman, Harriman City Schools Supervisor of Instruction Bill Powers, Harriman Board of Education member Frank Mee and Tennessee Department of Education representative Charlene Hill.
Roane State Community College’s Continuing Healthcare and Safety Education Department is accepting sign-ups for its wilderness first responder course.
The class, at the Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont, is designed for those who operate extensively in the outdoors, such as outdoors enthusiasts, wilderness guides, environmental educators and missionaries.
The course will be Jan. 19-26.
A refresher course for those who have already taken wilderness first responder is scheduled for Jan. 31-Feb 2.
Last Saturday evening, Gloria Ward, Marie Frazier, Carolyn Clemmons, the Rev. Jesse L. Williams and Louise Warmley attended the retirement banquet for Pastor Harold Middlebrook, who is retiring from Canaan Baptist Church in Knoxville.
About 350 guests attended the banquet.
The Rev. William Caldwell from Clinton and the Rev. Rusty Flemmons from New York City roasted Pastor Middlebrook. Melvin Kimbrow from “I Won’t Complain” in Cleveland, Ohio, attended.
Afterward, dinner was served. This was a delicious dinner.