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Today's Features

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    Sharon Young and Matt Stout were married at 5 p.m. on June 28 at Riverfront Park. Bill Trent officiated during the outdoor ceremony.
    The bride is the daughter of Betty and Charles Young.
    The groom is the son of Betty and Lonnie Stout.
    The couple celebrated with family and friends then honeymooned in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
     

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    Mr. and Mrs. Homer Harmon will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary July 21.
    Homer Harmon and the former Wanda Bullens, both of Harriman, were married July 21, 1951, in Harriman with the Rev. E. H. Howard officiating.
    They have two sons, Rick Allen Harmon and wife Pat, Knoxville, Kim Trent Harmon, Harriman; three grandsons, Justin Harmon and Aaron Harmon, both of Knoxville, Chris Thomas and wife Mary, Maryville; and two great-grandchildren, Hunter and Savannah Thomas.
     

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    Liam Smith turned 3 years old on May 27.
    He celebrated with a Toy Story party with family and friends.
    He is the son of William and Kristy Smith, Harriman.
    Grandparents are Steve and Mona Bolden, Harriman, and Diana Smith, Oakdale.
    Great-grandparents are Mary Oran, Harriman, and W.F. and Ruth Headrick, Oakdale.
    Liam has a 4 year old sister, Taylor.
     

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    Jacob William Buckholtz celebrated his second birthday May 22.
    He is the son of Amber Taylor, Rockwood, and Vince Buckholtz, Midtown.
    Grandparents are Mike and Pam Taylor, Harriman, and Lee Taylor, and Dewayne and Stephanie Buckholtz, all of Rockwood.
    Great-grandparents are Paul and Mary Bennett, Kingston, Pete and Elen Williams, Harriman, David and Lila Taylor of Spring City, and the late Leon Moore.
    Jacob has a five year old brother, Hayden.
     

  • Luther Mayton, 81, of Harriman, formerly of Oliver Springs, died Saturday, July 9, 2011, in Harriman Health Care and Rehabilitation Center.

  • 25 Years Ago
    Approximately eight miles of continuous welded rail was installed between Harriman and Rockwood by the Southern Railway System. The project was part of a systemwide program to replace all conventional jointed track with continuous welded rail, thus eliminating wear problems for a smoother ride, safer movement of trains and elimination of the “clickety-clack” sound.

    10 Years Ago

  • The Michael Dunn Foundation hosted a reception and dinner late last month to honor the charter members of the Michael Dunn Foundation Legacy Society.

    The Legacy Society was established to show the community how important the mission of Michael Dunn Center is to the Foundation’s most ardent supporters.

    Each honoree had a personalized star placed above the Michael Dunn Foundation Legacy Society logo in the Michael Dunn Center front lobby.

  • A fundraising silent auction has been added to the Read With Your Child campaign kickoff for the Children’s Reading Foundation of the Tennessee Valley.

    The campaign kickoff luncheon will begin at 11:30 a.m. July 21 at Roane State Community College’s main campus in Roane County.

  • By Ellen Probert Williamson
    With this year’s Fourth of July fresh in our memories, it is intriguing to know of the great controversy which developed when a national bird to symbolize American characteristics was being chosen soon after the original Independence Day.

    Many patriotic citizens voted for the great wild turkey, which was far more common to colonials than the more rare bald eagle.

  • Stephanie Truax of Kingston and Justin Stout of Harriman announce their forthcoming marriage.

    The ceremony will be at 2 p.m. Aug. 6 in New Midway Baptist Church, Kingston.

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

    The bride is the daughter of Russell Truax and the late Joann Truax of Rockwood.

    The groom is the son of John Stout of Harriman and the late Sandra Stout.