• Harriman Lions perform student vision screenings

    Roane County Schools has a partnership with the Harriman Lions Club for the benefit of young students.

    More than 200 public school pre-K and kindergarten students who returned permission slips received free vision photoscreening as a service from Lions Club members.  

    The screening process is done with a special camera that enables specialists from the Eye Center at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital to see possible future eye problems.

    The screening process has an 85- to 90-percent accuracy rate.

  • Austin Peay State University graduates

    Courtney Harris recently graduated from Austin Peay State University.

    She graduated during fall commencement exercises with a bachelor’s degree in marketing.

    She is the daughter of Jeff and Sylvia Harris. Her father, a Harriman native, is a former Harriman High School student and basketball player.

    Harris’ grandmother is Julia Harris of Harriman.

    Austin Peay is in Clarksville.

  • Tennessee Technology Center at Crossville honor roll

    Nate Eller and Robert Rees are among the 155 Tennessee Technology Center at Crossville students named to the A honor roll for fall term.

    Eller, of Kingston, is enrolled in the industrial electricity program. Rees is studying computers. He is from Rockwood.

    Transcripts reflect scores in classroom, shop, and work ethics.

  • Radford University dean's list

    Sarah Caroline Oliver of Kingston has been named to the fall semester dean’s list at Radford University in Virginia

    Oliver is a freshman dance major.

    To be named to the dean’s list, a student must have taken 15 or more credit hours and have a grade-point average of 3.4 or above with no grade below a C.

  • Pellissippi State Technical Community College dean's list

    A number of Pellissippi State Technical Community College students from Roane County earned dean’s list placement during fall semester.

    Students from Roane County earning the academic honor include:

    Kingston — Lindsey Meagan Cagley, Jon-Gavin Maxwell Harris, Rachelle Quigley, Tessie Elaine Rockwell and Douglas Ricardo Silvera.

    Oliver Springs — Seth Giles and Vincent Paul Jones.

  • Roane State offering FAFSA help in Oak Ridge

    Roane State Community College’s Oak Ridge campus will host College Goal Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. Feb. 13.

    High school seniors, their parents or anyone interested in attending college in the fall will have the opportunity to talk with Roane State representatives about applying for college and about receiving financial aid.

    The Oak Ridge event is one of several College Goal Sundays planned across the state that day.

  • Midway honors November, December students
  • Model bridge competition slated

    Students in grades 7-12 can build a model bridge according to speci-fications, enter the bridge in the East Tennessee Regional Model Bridge Building Contest on March 5, and compete to win trophies and cash awards at the American Museum of Science and Energy in Oak Ridge.

    Specifications for the contest are available online at www.amse.org. Those interested may also stop by the museum to get a flyer on the specifications, rules and registration forms.

  • Midway Elementary perfect attendance

    Second Nine Weeks


    Alex Glandon

    Nicholas Mize

    Clayton Campfield

    Meredith Sweeney

    Amelia Stakely

    John Kevorkian

    First Grade

    Caleb Beason

    Miranda Crayton

    Shayla Wood

    Dominic Meza

    Nikki Moore

    Jacob Gardner

    R.J. Kupfer

    Gracie Click

  • Cherokee to be part of DOE's Science Bowl

    Kingston’s Cherokee Middle School is among schools across the region that will participate in Tennessee’s first U.S. Department of Energy Middle School Science Bowl.  

    The competition, beginning 9 a.m. Feb. 5 on the Oak Ridge campus of Roane State Community College, will provide middle school students from East Tennessee the opportunity to showcase their science knowledge and win an all-expense-paid trip to the national competition in Washington, D.C.