Today's News

  • Tigers enjoy awards night

    The Rockwood Rotary Club recently held its annual Rockwood High School Football Awards Night. The event has been held for more than 50 years.

    Ed Bilbrey was the master of ceremonies and former Tiger player Tommy Pemberton was the gust speaker.

  • Lady Tigers win one in Harriman

    It was an up and down three days for the Rockwood Lady Tigers at the 2012 Jim Cordell Christmas Classic as Amy Breazeale’s squad picked up one victory while dropping two games.

  • Lady Jackets battle in Pilot Winterfest Classic

    Last week’s Pilot Winterfest Classic at Knoxville Catholic High School didn’t start well for the Kingston Lady Jackets as they dropped back-to-back games against Anderson County and Powell, but the three-day classic ended on a high note as Connie Guinn’s squad knocked off Karns to end the 2012 portion of their schedule on a high note.

  • Tigers look sharp in Cordell Christmas Classic

    Paul Kamikawa’s Rockwood Tigers are heading into the 2013 with a lot of momentum.

    That momentum came thanks to a strong showing in the 2012 Jim Cordell Christmas Classic where the Tigers picked up three wins in three days against stiff competition.

  • Bobcats close out 2012 with victory

    The Oliver Springs Bobcats finished off the 2012 portion of their schedule last week with a seventh place finish in the 2012 Jon Loden Holiday Classic at Midway.

  • HMS girls, RMS boys fall in title game

    Rockwood Middle School hosted 30 games in three days as part of the 2012 Rockwood Middle School Christmas Classic.

  • Jackets play well despite setbacks

    Their record might have been only 1-2 at last week’s Pilot Winterfest Classic at Knoxville Catholic High School, but the Kingston Yellow Jackets played perhaps their best basketball of the season as the 2012 calendar was winding down.

  • Lady Devils pick up win in Cordell Classic

    The Harriman Lady Blue Devils were able to stay home for the holidays last week as Johnny Jones’ squad hosted the 2012 Jim Cordell Christmas Classic.

  • Berry completes Leadership program

    Roane County Commissioner Ron Berry was among 42 county and municipal government leaders who successfully completed the Local Government Leadership Program hosted by the University of Tennessee Institute for Public Service’s Naifeh Center for Effective Leadership.
    UT faculty and private consultants led the three-day, invitation-only program that focused on personal leadership, stress management and ethics, and improving government effectiveness and efficiency.

  • Church to give away food

    From staff reports
    A tractor-trailer load of food will be distributed at Courts of Praise Church in Harriman starting 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4.
    Food will be given out to the needy until supplies run out.
    “They need a valid driver’s license or photo ID,” said Dwayne Linger, one of the coordinators of the food pantry at Courts of Praise.
    Linger said it would be appreciated if people could bring their own boxes and bags in which to carry supplies.