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Today's Features

  • 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.

  • “Christian Women Listening and Doing” (James 1:19-26) was the theme of the 35th annual Ladies Inspiration Day hosted by Sevier Drive Church of Christ, Harriman.

    Chris Amos of Concord Church of Christ, Knoxville, was the guest speaker. A registered dietitian for 20 years, she is presently clinical dietitian for Roane Medical Center, Harriman.

    Women from Georgia to upper East Tennessee attended. Twenty-five churches were represented.

  • Christmas can be a painful time for some.

    It may be the first Christmas without loved family members who have recently died; it may be a time that has always been difficult.

    Kingston United Methodist Church hopes to reach out to such individuals with a special Service of Light in the Midst of Darkness.

    The service will begin at 7 p.m. Dec. 21 in the church sanctuary at 212 W. Church St., Kingston.  

  • 25 Years Ago
    “A Homecoming History of Harriman and Harriman City Schools” was a sharing of memories of the “good old days” with an emphasis on the education system. Editor Nancy Wimmer said the first printing sold out within a week. Two surprises the interviewers learned: the inventor of the automatic record changer, Vaughn Butler, lived in Harriman; and Harriman once had buses that ran around the clock.

    10 Years Ago