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Today's Features

  • Roane County Cooperative Ministries will observe its 20th anniversary of assisting neighbors in need with a special celebration next week.

    The celebration will begin at 1:30 p.m. Sept. 18 in Redeemer Lutheran Church at 1658 Roane State Hwy., Midtown.

    The nondenominational organization was born from an idea of the Rev. Richard Hettrick, pastor of Kingston’s Bethel Presbyterian Church in the early 1990s.

  • Dyllis Baptist Church, Harriman, will celebrate its 129th anniversary with its homecoming on Sept. 11.

    Sunday school begins at 10 a.m., with worship service beginning at 11.

    Pastor Scott Kennedy will deliver the message. A basket lunch will follow in the church’s fellowship hall.

    The church is at 530 Dyllis Road.

  • 25 Years Ago
    The Harriman City Board of Education approved a dress code for Harriman Middle School that mirrored the high school’s with one exception: shorts just above the knee would be allowed. Hats, sunglasses, vulgar T-shirts and mini-skirts without tights would not be allowed.

    10 Years Ago

  • Harriman Music Club will begin its 102nd season on Sept. 8 with a covered-dish picnic at 6 p.m. at the home of George and Margie Wadlington.

    A Roane County High School instrumental ensemble, under the direction of Zack Williamson, will provide special entertainment.

    In case of rain, the event will be at Redeemer Lutheran Church, Midtown.

    Call 376-1954 or 354-9561 for more information.
     

  • P.J. Ladd and Blake Narramore announce their forthcoming marriage.

    The ceremony will be at 5 p.m. Oct. 22 at Whitestone Country Inn, Kingston. A reception will follow in The Lion & Lamb Banquet Hall at Whitestone.

    Invitations will be sent to selected individuals to join the couple on their special day.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Melissa Stout of Kingston, Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Letner of Harriman and Claude Ladd of Knoxville.

  • Janet Langley Settle and Richard Settle Jr. of Abingdon, Va., and Kenneth Ray Strunk of Huntsville announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Dr. Sarah Rae Strunk of Boston, to Nickolas Paul Easter also of Boston.

    He is the son of Gwen Loy Easter of Maryville and Dennis Edward and Denise Easter of Harriman.

    An October wedding is planned in Abingdon.

  • Jessica White of Kingston and Dr. Daniel Horton of Maryville were married on May 14 at Armstrong-Lockett House at Crescent Bend.

    James Lawson of Sacred Heart Cathedral officiated during the 5 p.m. ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Dan and Diane White of Kingston. Her grandparents are Bob and Beverly Scofield of Kingston.

    The groom is the son of Marc and Esther Horton of Maryville.

    The bride was escorted by her father.

  • Anna Elizabeth Oliver was born June 16 in Parkwest Medical Center, Knoxville.

    She is the daughter of Alan and Cindy McGill-Oliver of Harriman.

    Grandparents are Maggie Bingham of Oakdale and the late Gilbert Bingham, the late Sam McGill, and John and Sherry Schuman of Harriman.

    Anna has two brothers, Austin, 8, and Aiden, 2; and a 6-year-old sister, Addison.

  • Aiden Wright Oliver celebrated his second birthday on Sept. 4.

    He is the son of Alan and Cindy McGill-Oliver of Harriman.

    Grandparents are Maggie Bingham of Oakdale and the late Gilbert Bingham, the late Sam McGill, and John and Sherry Schuman of Harriman.

    Aiden has an 8 year-old brother, Austin; and two sisters, Addison, 6, and Anna, 2 months.

  • Dan Wyrick, formerly of Roane County, was recently promoted to the U.S. Navy rank of senior chief petty officer.

    The promotion ceremony in Jacksonville, Fla., included his commanding officer, Capt. Paul Sohl; his wife, Christina; and his son, Luke.

    During Wyrick’s 18 year Naval career, he has been stationed in California, Texas and Virginia.

    He is presently maintenance chief for P-3 and H-60 aircraft in Jacksonville.