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.
It has been cultivated since long before recorded history began, and bread making has been around since the end of the last ice age, when the earth warmed up and grass and seeds began to grow.
The Bible is full of references to barley as a staple food and for ceremonial use.
The first primitive breads appeared in the Eastern Mediterranean area as the people of the Middle East learned to choose the wild wheat and the barley that grew there and made a kind of dough from them.
Our deepest sympathy is extended to the Kennedy and Williams family on the passing of Lene Kennedy in Gary, Ind.
Lene was the sister of Pastor Jesse L. Williams Sr., James and Johnnie Williams and Doris.
The family in Knoxville left Friday to go to Gary to attend the service of their sister that was held Saturday.
Our sincere sympathy to the Stone and Hamilton families in the recent passing of Charles A. Stone. He recently passed away in Johnson City. His service was Saturday, Sept. 15, at Evans Mortuary in Rockwood.
Sept. 20 is the deadline for supply and monetary donations for the 2012 Teachers Supply Closet.
In its 10th year, the Roane County Teachers Supply Closet helps teachers and students receive needed supplies to help make student activities and learning more effective.
Checks may be written to the Roane County Chamber of Commerce or the Roane County United Way; note “Teachers’ Supply Closet” in the memo line.