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Today's News

  • Cancer survivors welcome to attend RSCC production

    Roane County Relay for Life will honor area cancer survivors this weekend with a reception on the main campus of Roane State Community College.

    Cancer survivors and a guest are welcome to attend the reception at 1 p.m. April 10 in Room O-105 at Roane State. During the reception, they will receive tickets to the Roane State Playmakers’ 2 p.m. production of “The Diviners.”

    Those interested in attending are asked to RSVP to Kathy Parks at 354-3366 by April 7.

  • DOE to test public warning sirens today

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s public warning siren system will be tested today, April 6, in areas surrounding the department’s Oak Ridge Reservation.

    The sirens will be tested between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. People in these areas during the test will hear a siren for 3-5 minutes.

  • Dems to reorganize Saturday

    The Roane County Democratic Party will have its biennial reorganization meeting at noon April 9 in  Kingston Community Center.

    The doors will open at 11:30 a.m. No one will be permitted to enter once the meeting has begun.

    Call Bob Cowan at 332-1289 for details.

    Cowan also said the Roane County Democratic Party has submitted recommendations of Steve Scarborough and Celia Simon to serve on the Roane County Election Commission.

    They will serve two-year terms.

  • Mr. & Mrs. Matera

    Christopher Matera and Lauretta “Laurie” Lee Martin Matera of Kingston had the official wedding convalidation of their marriage on March 5.

    The preparation leading up to the Materas’ Catholic convalidation was overseen by Father Michael Sweeney, pastor of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, Harriman. Father Leo Edgerly pastor of Corpus Christi Parish in Oakland, Calif., officiated at the ceremony.

  • Look Back: A Little Something From Our Files From the Week of April 6

    25 Years Ago
    Anthony Malenovsky of Harriman was chosen as one of nine contestants for the CBS game show, “The Price is Right.” He and and his wife, Kitty, went to the taping while visiting their children in California. Although Malenovsky didn’t make it to the “Showcase Showdown,” he did win more than $3,000 in cash and prizes.

    10 Years Ago

  • The Garden Gate: Lilies symbolize Easter season

    By Ellen Probert Williamson

  • Dangling from the Jungle Gym
  • Lady Jackets finish second in tourney

    After taking nine days off for Spring Break without playing a game, the Kingston Lady Yellow Jackets made up for lost time over the weekend as Ronnie Ladd’s squad played eight games in three days at the 2011 Eastman Softball Tournament in Kingsport.

  • Tigers knock off Stone Memorial, 7-4

    It may not have been the most glamorous win, but the Rockwood Tigers survived a scare from the Stone Memorial Panthers to take a 7-4 win Friday evening at Rockwood’s Mike “Brillo” Miller Sports Complex. 

  • Jackets cruise past Bobcats, 10-0

    Three Kingston pitchers combined for a three-hit shutout Friday evening as Bruce Robinette’s Yellow Jackets downed visiting Oliver Springs, 10-0, at Southwest Point’s Legion Field.