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Today's Features

  • 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.

  • Amanda Redmon and Mark Cofer were married on April 30 at Hidden Mountain Resort in Sevierville.

    The Rev. Mike Winters officiated during the afternoon ceremony.

    Beth Fink of Rockwood attended her sister as matron of honor. Bridesmaids were the bride’s friend, Lynette Knight of Smyrna; the bride’s sister, Maeghan Redmon of Rockwood; and Arial Cofer of Rockwood, the bride’s stepdaughter. The bride’s niece, Bella Fink of Rockwood, served as flower girl.

  • Emese Suranyi and Greg Leffew, both of Rockwood, were married on May 28 at Cokesbury United Methodist Church, Knoxville.

    The Rev. Jason Gattis officiated during the 4 p.m. ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Dr. Leslie and Mary Suranyi of Ontario, Canada.

    The groom is the son of Billy H. Leffew and Dolores B. Leffew of Rockwood.

    The bride was given in marriage by her parents. Andrea Proctor served as maid of honor, and Sarah  Proctor was flower girl.

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

    June 1 — Rebecca and Daniel McLean, Harriman. A girl, Addison Jane, 7 pounds, 14 ounces. Sibling: Isabella. Grandparents: Charles and Reba Ferguson; Lisa McLean.

    June 8 — Restie and Douglas Dagley, Harriman. A boy, Adriel Jayden, 7 pounds, 7 ounces. Grandparents: Vernon “Gene” Dagley; Bonnie Dagley.

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

    Aaron Seth Helton to Chelsea Lynn Wendland

    Michael Dustin Perrin to Stephanie Lynn Gorman

    Jose Agenor Lopez to Jennette Reynolds Jones

    John William Isham to Angela Kaye Burnette Isham

    Michael Harrison Thompson to Ramona Dawn Humphreys

    Jeffrey Reed Abbott to Christy Annette Gipson Stanley

    Jeffrey Clay Hampton to Retha Nyoka Breazeale Ward