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

Today's Features

  • The Roane/Morgan County Salvation Army Unit recently honored Jim Young of Kingston for his years of public service in the organization.

    Young is moving from the area and will be resigning from the board.

    His attention to the plight of others started when he was a young man. He attended Emory and Henry University in Atlanta and participated in the early fight against segregation by organizing and participating in marches.

  • Taylor Ann Smith turned 4 years old on Nov. 21.

    She celebrated with a Pinkalicious party.

    She is the daughter of Will and Kristy Smith of Harriman.

    Grandparents are Steve and Mona Bolden of Harriman and Diane Smith of Oakdale.

    Taylor has a 2 1/2-year-old brother, Liam.
     

  • By Ellen Probert Williamson

  • 25 Years Ago
    In the eyes of Virginia Hackler of Harriman, her son, Robert Hackler, was a hero. When the 36-year-old man of Lansing, Mich., learned that his sister, Linda Demo, 41, of Knoxville, would never lead a normal life again without a kidney transplant, he offered her one of his. Demo lost one kidney from a congenital kidney disease 16 years previously and had been dependent on a dialysis machine for survival since January 1985.

    10 Years Ago

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

    James Allen Spriggs to Stacy Lynn Beaty

    Elvis Aaron Turpin to Kalia Nadine Butler

    Steven Adam Thurman to Amanda Michelle Bryant

    Tyler Brian Parsons to Kacie Ann Cunningham

    Bernard A. Fisher to Nellie Sue Buxton

    Xavier Samone Murphy to Mary Ellen Wolfe

    Jason Wayne Morris to Stephanie Jane Parker

    Benjamin Heath Clark to Tiffany Renee Shepherd

  • Divorces granted Nov. 4-18 at the Roane County Courthouse:

    Amanda J. Ramsey vs. Daniel J. Ramsey

    Jimmy Keith Watson vs. Amanda Caroline Noble

    Sonya Renee Woodall Gould vs. Derwin Wayne Gould

    Jill Marie Stonecipher Goldschmitt vs. Richard Frederich Goldschmitt III

    Pamela June Bledsoe Wallace vs. Roger Stephen Wallace

    Kimberley Marie Hailey vs. Richard Wayne Hailey

    Gregory Adam Vann vs. Christine Page Vann

  • Award-winning author Lee Gugliotto is coming to Roane County to present a Christian life-skills 101 workshop.

    The workshop will be Feb. 11-16 in Roane Community Seventh-day Adventist Church.

    Sessions will begin at 7 p.m. daily in the church at 336 Patton Lane. Call 354-3410 for details.

    The workshop is designed to train people to develop a more dynamic relationship with Christ through inductive Bible study, deep personal prayer and by showing others how it’s done through biblical homes and home Bible fellowships.

  • Roane State Community College’s Equestrian Club is gearing up to make a name for itself.

    While the club welcomes skilled, long-term horse riders, the team also encourages newcomers wanting to learn the tricks of the trade.

    Seeing her friends perform on the Middle Tennessee State University Equestrian Team, Roane State student Katie Wigginton decided Roane State needed their own.

    After a few months of petitioning, working with the Student Government Association and paperwork, her idea came to fruition in November.

  • By Ellen Probert Williamson

  • The U.S. Department of Energy’s public warning siren system will be tested today, Feb. 2, in areas surrounding the department’s Oak Ridge Reservation.

    The sirens will be tested between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. People in these areas during the test will hear a siren for 3-5 minutes.

    The sirens are near DOE’s East Tennessee Technology Park, Y-12 National Security Complex and Oak Ridge National Laboratory.