Today's News

  • Marriage licenses: March 2011

    Marriage licenses granted at the Roane County Courthouse in March:

    Benjamin Mark Cooley to Carrie Annette Nelson

    Mark Allen Walls to Amanda Leigh Marine Huling

    Eric Nathaniel Ross to Brandi Michelle Barnes

    Michael William Westover to Jennifer Marie Murphy

    Travis McKinley Clayborne to Tasha Jean Forrester

    William Adam Godsey to Marybeth Ashley Lovelace

    Gary Wayne Jackson to Heather Mae Jackson Harris

  • Divorces: Dec. 1-Feb. 4

    Divorces granted Dec. 1-Feb. 4 at the Roane County Courthouse:

    Amy Jo Evans Long vs. James Michael Long

    Amanda Jones-Foster vs. Matthew Richard Foster

    William Michael Watson vs. Faith Charlene Watson

    Michael Hobert Long vs. Helen Louise Long

    Charles Edward Berkshire vs. Monica Lynn Berkshire

    Vernon Paul Law II vs. Holly Michelle Metcalf Wilkens

    Rebekah J. Taylor vs. Joshua T. Taylor

  • Births: March 1-14

    Babies born at Methodist Medical Center, Oak Ridge, to Roane County parents:

    March 1 — Brittany Long and Matthew Davis, Oliver Springs. A girl, Payton Alexis Denise, 7 pounds, 6 ounces. Grandparents: Melissa Long; James Crowley; Darlene David; Dolphus Bradshaw.

    March 10 — Casey Daniels and Matthew Blalock, Oliver Springs. A girl, Angel Nevaeh Grace, 7 pounds, 11 ounces.  Grandparents: Lola and Lonnie Blalock; Debbie and Richard Daniels.

  • Roane County E-911 March dispatches
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  • Kingston teams struggle with Tornadoes

    The Kingston baseball and softball teams travelled to Alcoa Monday with the hopes of picking up a pair of key District 4-AA victories, but the Jackets and Lady Jackets came home disappointed as the Tornadoes defended their home turf.

  • Bobcats down Oakdale, 11-5

    It might not have been glamorous, but the Oliver Springs Bobcats battled back after nearly blowing a six-run lead to take an 11-5 win over Oakdale Saturday afternoon. 

  • Tigers, Lady Tigers top Greenback

    It wasn’t pretty, but the Rockwood Lady Tigers overcame six fielding errors Monday to knock off visiting Greenback, 12-7, at Rockwood’s Mike “Brillo” Miller Sports Complex.

  • Golf tourney set for Friday

    There will be a golf tournament this Friday at Emory Golf Course in Harriman.

    Tee time for the first nine holes is 5:30 p.m. There will be a cookout after the first nine holes then the second nine holes will tee off at 8:30 p.m. for nighttime golf. 

  • Hole-in-one for Gooch

    A longtime dream finally became reality for David Gooch on March 19. The Harriman resident made a hole-in-one at the Rockwood Golf Course. 

    “Oh my gosh,” Gooch said. “It was exciting.”