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Today's News

  • Miller-Chaney

    Ova C. Miller of Harriman announces the forthcoming marriage of his daughter, Tonya Renee Miller, to Robert Edward Chaney II.
    He is the son of Robert Edward Chaney Sr. of Coalfield and Edna Ruth McCarter of Wartburg.
    The ceremony will be at 2 p.m. Sept. 4 in Trenton Street Baptist Church, Harriman. A reception will follow in the church’s fellowship hall.
    All relatives and friends of the couple are invited to attend.

  • General Sessions Court

    Editor’s note: Readers are cautioned that some names may be the same as or similar to other members of the community.
    Paula S. Graham, violation of driver license Nov. 24, 2009. Dismissed Jan. 29, cost to state.
    Shelly R. Godsey, speeding Nov. 20, 2009. Dismissed Jan. 29, traffic school.
    James W. Findley Jr., speeding Nov. 24, 2009. Dismissed Jan. 29, traffic school.
    Bree A. Shaw, speeding Nov. 26, 2009. Dismissed Jan. 22, cost to state.
    Amanda B. Mullins, probation violation Aug. 10, 2009. Guilty plea Jan. 11, convicted.

  • Get ready for this weekend's Melons and Music
  • Lila Lynn Frasier

    Lila Lynn Frasier was born at 5:39 p.m. July 11 in Mercy West Medical Center, Knoxville.
    She weighed 7 pounds and was 19 3/4 inches long.
    She is the daughter of Wayne and Natalie Frasier.
    Grandparents are Carlos and Melissa Stewart of Gobey, Steve and Cathy Cole of Mossy Grove and Randy Frasier of Gatlinburg.
    Great-grandmother is Inez Coffey of Wartburg.

  • Look Back: A Little Something From Our Files From the Week of Sept. 1

    25 Years Ago
    The new Blair fire hall and community center was under way. John and Florence Arnold donated the land — the county donated $7,500, and the community pledged more than $30,000 for three years.

    10 Years Ago

  • Kick return costs MMS

    The old General Neyland maxim about special teams proved to be the difference in the game Thursday night between the Sunbright Tigers and the Midway Middle School Green Waves as Sunbright’s Skyler Bunch 70-yard kickoff return for a touchdown and ensuing two-point conversion was enough to give the Tigers an 8-6 win. 

  • Craft fair vendors sought

    The Roane State Community College Support Staff Council is seeking vendors for its 18th annual craft fair from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 2 on the Roane County campus.
    Proceeds from booth rentals fund the Gayle Mullins Memorial Student Book Scholarship, which helps Roane State students with the costs of textbooks.
    Mullins was a former president of the Support Staff Council. She died in 2000, and the scholarship is named in her honor.

  • Cherokee puts up 50 points in win

    After pummeling Norwood in their season opener, 40-0, the Cherokee Yellow Jackets made it 2-0 recently with a 50-6 victory over Wartburg.

    Cherokee’s offense was unstoppable in the victory as the Yellow Jackets scored on all seven possessions.

  • Rockwood man killed by train

    STAFF REPORTS
    A man was struck and killed by a train Tuesday afternoon. The incident happened near the Rockwood wastewater plant.
    Rockwood Police Chief Bill Stinnett said they were still investigating
    what happened.
    He identified the deceased man as Stephen Hickey. Stinnett said Hickey lived out toward the mountain and walked along the railroad tracks all the
    time.

  • Barge Waggoner Sumner & Cannon Awarded ORNL Subcontract