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Today's Features

  • Kingston Lions Club’s annual Moonlight for Sight 5k run and walk along the Kingston riverfront is planned for the evening of Oct. 1.

    The event at Fort Southwest Point is the organization’s second fundraiser of the year.

    Walkers will start at 8:30 p.m., with runners following at 9.

    A certified race timer will be on hand, and prizes will be awarded in all age categories,

    Participants will receive a T-shirt. Refreshments and door prizes will follow the event.

  • David and Melinda Barnes of Harriman announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Krista Barnes, to Tim Fink.

    He is the son of Jerry and Wilma Black of Rockwood and Jeff Fink of Harriman.

    The ceremony will be at 2 p.m. Oct. 1 in Lee Village Baptist Church in Harriman. A reception will follow in the church’s fellowship hall.

    All relatives and friends of the couple are invited to attend.

  • William Micah Moore was born Aug. 23 at the University of Tennessee Medical Center.

    He is the son of Morgan and Andy Moore of Kingston.

    Grandparents are Bill and Bernice Koprince of Knoxville and Curtis and Debbie Moore of Kingston.

  • Marriage licenses granted at the Roane County Courthouse in August:

    Terry Wayne Barger to Monique Noel Dorrough

    Steve Allen Westberry to Nancy Elizabeth Comunale

    Justin Andrew Stout to Stephanie Ann Truax

    Robert Eugene Thomas to Margaret Elizabeth Woods

    Charles Alan Cofer to Michelle Nicole Jenkins

    Elbert Royce Porter to Betty Jane Collins Jensen

    Stacy Lamar Hickman to Terri Ann Cowgill Miles

    Jason Scott Stafford to Candace Ann Mayton

  • Babies born at Methodist Medical Center, Oak Ridge, to Roane County parents:

    July 14 — Nicole and Brandon Steelman, Oliver Springs. A girl, Katherine Alexis, 5 pounds, 15 ounces. Grandparents: Katherine Scheibel; Regina Steelman.

    July 20 — Jessica Shay Reynolds and Gene David Gary, Harriman. A girl,, Kaitlyn Elizabeth, 7 pounds, 6 ounces. Grandparents: Gene and Lola Gary; David Gary; Tresa
    Binkley; Gail King; Gladys Lynn.

  • Get to know the importance of the “Notable Trees of Tennessee,” an American Museum of Science and Energy of Oak Ridge exhibit featuring photographs of 36 trees selected for the Landmark and Historic Tree Register and
    the Champion Tree Program.

    The Tennessee Urban Forestry traveling photographic exhibition opens Sept. 16.

    The Tennessee Urban Forestry Council, established in 1991, is a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to public awareness and to understanding and improving Tennessee's urban forests.

  • 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.