Today's News

  • Hunting season on agenda at TFWC meeting

    The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will present a preview of recommendations for the 2017-18 hunting and trapping seasons at the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission’s April meeting. 

  • Big inning leads Jackets past Grace, 10-3

    A big fifth inning propelled the Kingston Yellow Jackets to victory Thursday evening, as Bruce Robinette’s squad travelled to Karns and defeated Grace Christian Academy, 10-3.

  • Bobcats suffer close losses in doubleheader

    Pitching duels and strategies were in full effect at Hightower Field on Thursday night as the Wartburg Central Bulldogs swept the Oliver Springs Bobcats in a doubleheader by 2-0 and 3-2 margins in games one and two, respectively.

    Game 1

  • Highlanders take down Devils on senior night, 6-3

    The Harriman High School Blue Devils had their senior night on Thursday evening as they played host to the Scott Highlanders.

  • Pace signs with Bryan College

    One of the best athletes to ever play sports in Roane County will be playing basketball at the next level, as Harriman senior Joe Pace signed scholarship papers Thursday to play at Bryan College.

  • Robbery suspect in custody

    A man is now in custody after a robbery at the Rocky Top gas station at 102 N. Roane St. in downtown Harriman early Sunday morning.

    Harriman police reported the clerk told them a man reached over and took cash from the open register while he was making a purchase. A brief struggle took place between the suspect and clerk before the suspect left the store with the money.

  • Shannon, Guinn lead All-County hoop teams

    Harriman Blue Devil coach Shay Shannon and Kingston Lady Jacket coach Connie Guinn are the Roane County News Coaches of the Year. Shannon guieded the Blue Devils to the Class A State championship, after finishing second in the District 3A, winning the Region 2A Tournament and beating Cosby in the sectional.
    The Lady Jackets finished 23-6 overall, including the District 4AA Tournament championship and a 1-1 mark in the Region 2AA Tournament, beating Austin-East and losing to Fulton in the semi-finals.

  • Woody, Robinette lead Kingston over Alcoa

    The Kingston baseball and softball teams were on the road Wednesday despite the threatening weather.
    Coach Bruce Robinette’s Yellow Jackets defeated Alcoa 2-1 in a make-up District 4AA baseball game, as Bryce Woody outdueled Will Shelton. Woody held the Yellow Jackets to one run on five hits with 14 strikeouts and two walks, while Shelton limited the Yellow Jackets to two runs on six hits with one walk.
    Woody and Colton Robinette had run producing hits in the top of the fourth inning for Kingston.

  • Roane County Knights playing in Knights Cup Lacrosse Tournament

    The Roane County Knights lacrosse teams will be playing in the Knights Cup Lacrosse Tournament tonight and Saturday at Knoxville Catholic High School Blaine Stadiium to benefit Knights of Columbus Charities. The tournament features youth, high school and collegiate competition.
    The Appalachian Athletic Conference semi-finals are scheduled for 5 and 7:30 p.m. Friday.
    The CAK Warriors open play Saturday at 8 a.m. against Knox Canons Middle School and the Farragut Youth Lacrosse League vs. the Roane County Knights Middle School in semi-final matchups.

  • Tellico Lady Bears shut out Midway 16-0