.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's Features

  • Avid joggers frequenting the trail winding around Watts Bar Lake in Kingston may have noticed
    some recent additions at the foot of Fort Southwest Point.

    Coordinating with both the Tennessee Valley Authority and Kingston Parks and Recreation Department, Chip Wise of Boy Scout Troop 101 has struck a formidable effort to earn the rank of Eagle Scout by constructing three exercise stations along the walking trail.

  • Medic Regional Blood Center is  sweetening the pot for donors heading into the New Year’s holiday in hopes of increasing the area’s blood supply.  

    Donors who stop by Kingston United Methodist Church from 2 to 8 p.m. Dec. 29 to give blood will receive a free ticket good for a number of Knoxville-area movie theaters.  

    Medic will be set up for this special blood drive inside the church’s fellowship hall.  

  • 25 Years Ago
    Brownie Troop 260 of Emory Heights School, led by Georgia Oran, participated in a Pledge of Peace ceremony. Each of the 11 troop members told how they might bring peace to the world and then signed a Pledge of Peace, which was to be carried into space with Christa McAuliffe, the teacher astronaut on the Challenger space shuttle, in January 1986.

    10 Years Ago

  • Isabella Shae Turner turned 5 years old on Nov. 3.

    She celebrated on Oct. 30 with a Tinkerbell skating party with relatives and friends.

    She is the daughter of Ethan and Patricia Turner.

    Grandparents are Gladys and Paul Powers of Harriman, Susan Turner of Kingston and Ralph Turner of Squamish, British Columbia.

    Great-grandparents are the late Clarence and Betty Nielsen and the late Paul and Annie Tate.

    Isabella has a 7-year-old sister, Blaklee.

  • Dean and Renee Laymance of Mossy Grove announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Deanna Audette Laymance, to Bradley Kyle Chrestman.

    He is the son of Lee and Sherry Chrestman of Rockwood.

    The ceremony will be at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 31 at Grande Vista Bay in Rockwood.

  • Logan Conner Clark turned 6 years old on Dec. 1.

    He celebrated on Nov. 27 with a bowling party and a deer-hunting cake.

    He is the son of Dusty and Aleta Clark of Rockwood.

    Grandparents are Hubert and Clara Clark, Mary Harris and the late Lee Harris.

    Great-grandparents are Sis Trew and the late Willie and Ruth Clark.

  • 25 Years Ago
    Carolyn Wilson, director of pharmacy for Rockwood’s Chamberlain Memorial Hospital, was part of a delegation of hospital pharmacists from throughout the United States who visited the People’s Republic of China for two weeks. The delegation visited at the invitation of the Chinese Medical Association. Wilson was one of only two pharmacists from Tennessee chosen.

    10 Years Ago

  • Glenda Hawkins Swindle of Kingston announces the forthcoming marriage of her daughter, Amanda Joy Swindle, to Philip Todd Houston.

    He is the son of Lyle F. Houston of Crossville and Bobbi E. Houston of Powell.

    The ceremony will be at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 20 in Karns Church of Christ in Karns. A reception will follow in the church’s fellowship hall.

    Invitations have been sent, but all relatives and friends of the couple are invited to attend.