Editor’s note: The deadline for including items in Calendar is at least one week before the event. Items appear as a public service as space is available. Unless otherwise noted, all events and activities are open to the public. FRIDAY, FEB. 8
• A public country music show and dance featuring The Riverfront Band will be from 7 to 10 p.m. in the Harriman American Legion. Smoking and alcohol are prohibited.
MID-EAST COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY SENIOR PROGRAMS
FEB. 6-12 WEDNESDAY — Exercise at 9 a.m. in Kellytown Baptist Church recreation center, Oliver Springs.
• Pinochle at noon in Kingston Community Center. THURSDAY — Exercise at 9:30 a.m. in Kingston Community Center.
• Quilting at 9 a.m. in Kingston Community Center.
• Canasta at 1 p.m. in Kingston Community Center.
A new billboard along Roane Street in South Harriman has been erected to help graduates of the former school celebrate a half-century milestone.
Arranged and provided by the South Harriman Schools Alumni and Friends Organization, the billboard in predominantly South Harriman High School orange notes that 2013 marks 50 years since the last class graduated from South Harriman High School in May 1963.
25 Years Ago
Rockwood fire officials were unsure what caused a blaze that destroyed a downtown landmark. The Mourfield Hotel was built in 1897 and neighbored Rockwood First Christian Church on West Rockwood Street. A first-floor resident, Freeman Denney, 79, told authorities he found his apartment on fire after going upstairs to see if frozen pipes had thawed.
Nancy Ray is a patient in Oak Ridge Methodist Medical Center. She has been ill and is now in a room. She is improving. We wish her a speedy recovery. You are in our prayers.
Since Jeff Harris was in Chicago during the celebration of his mother Julia Harris’ birthday, he came home Sunday and joined her in worship service at St. Mary’s Baptist Church. Afterward, he took her out to dinner in Oak Ridge. Julia said just having her son come home meant everything to her.