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Today's Features

  • Jace Simeon Tedder celebrated his eighth birthday on Aug. 23 with friends at Kentucky Splash and a baseball-themed party at home with family.

    He is the son of Marty and Robin Tedder of Harriman.

    Grandparents are Ernest and Barbara Tedder and Charles and Becky Lamance, all of Harri-man.  

    Jace has a 2 1/2-year-old brother, Cole Thomas Tedder.

  • Ron and Shayne McKinney York celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary by renewing their wedding vows on Aug. 28 in Church of Joy in Leitchfield, Ky.

    A reception followed in the church fellowship hall. It was hosted by their son and daughter-in-law, Chad and Savanna York, and grandson, Ethan York, all of Alvaton, Ky.

    Registry table attendants, Briannah and Piper Pendley, distributed programs in the foyer, where a display held Shayne York’s wedding gown and shoes.

  • As part of the Oct. 2-8 Mental Illness Awareness Week, Ridgeview has established an email address where individuals can anonymously ask questions about mental health concerns.

    Questions sent to askridgeview@ridgevw.com will be answered by Ridgeview’s clinical staff on the Ask Ridgeview link of its website, www.ridgeviewresources.com.

    The goal is to make it easier for people to take the first step in getting answers to questions of concern about themselves or loved ones.

  • Dog owners who think they have the county’s cutest canine are invited to put their mutt’s mug to the test to raise money for East Tennessee community cancer outreach.

    Buddy’s Race Against Cancer Dog Photo Contest allows dog owners to enter their pooch in a competition that raises money for the annual 5k walk and run benefiting Thompson Cancer Survival Center’s cancer outreach services program.

    The Roane Rockers, the team representing Roane Medical Center, Harriman, is raising funds through the dog photo contest.

  • Roane County Anti-Drug Coalition will have a fundraising car show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 29 at Roane County Park.

    Entry is $20 per car. Trophies will be given for best of show, top cruiser cycle, top GM, unfinished, top Mopar, rat rod, top import, top Ford, best street rod, top motorcycle and people's choice.

    Trophies will also be given to the top 25 cars.

    General admission is $2; ages younger than 7 will be admitted free.

  • Klaudia Zhelezny, a representative of Chosen People Ministries, will speak during Kingston First Baptist Church’s 10:55 a.m. worship service on Oct. 16.

    The program to be presented is Fall Feast of Israel.

    Chosen People Ministries is a more-than-100-year-old mission founded in 1894 by Leopold Cohn, a Hungarian rabbi who came to believe that Jesus was the Messiah of Israel.

  • Members of the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra will accompany the Roane Choral Society in its first concert of the 2011-12 season at 8 p.m. Nov. 19 in South Harriman Baptist Church.

    As an inspirational start to the holidays, Concert 1: Gloria, will feature the concert works of famed choral composer John Rutter. Other popular melodies to be performed include “Candlelight Carol,” The Holly and the Ivy” and “O Holy Night.”