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Today's News

  • A VIEW from LICK SKILLET: Dr. Carson’s common sense & On being eighty
  • RSCC basketball teams resume conference play this weekend

    The Roane State Community College basketball teams return to college action this weekend, as they host Columbia State Friday evening and Jackson State Saturday afternoon. The men open play both dates, 5:30 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday.
    The Raiderettes (5-5, 1-2) split a pair of games in Georgia over the weekend, beating Atlanta Metropolitan 70-56 on Friday and losing to Gulf Coast State Saturday 73-66, while the Raiders (4-6, 1-2) lost to St. Petersburg State 62-59 on Friday and to Chipola 82-70 Saturday.

  • Lady Bobcats post 1-2 mark at Farragut

    The Oliver Springs Lady Bobcats finished 1-2 in the Farragut Thanksgiving Tournament last week, losing to Greenback 41-37 and William Blount 51-34 and beating South-Doyle 50-41.
    Greenback 41, Oliver Springs 37: Greenback led 9-8 after the first quarter, sparked by Megan Lemons' 3-point basket. Alivia Baker had five points for the Lady 'Cats, while Mari-Claire Crass was 3-of-4 from free-throw line.

  • Kingston, Sweetwater split non-district games

    The Kingston basketball teams split a pair of games in Sweetwater Monday, after sweeping the Wildcats last week in the Kingston gym. The Lady Jackets defeated the Lady Wildcats 57-48, while the Wildcats avenged last week's loss with a 54-42 victory.
    Kingston 57, Sweetwater 48: The Lady Jackets led 18-8 after one quarter, but the Lady Wildcats outscored Kingston 11-6 in the second quarter to slice the deficit to 24-19 at the break.

  • Tennessee Hurricanes competed in Pig Bowl
  • Shilling to continue softball career at APSU

    Roane State Community College's starting sophomore centerfielder recently signed with Austin Peay in Clarksville.
    "Offensively as a lefty slapper she finished the year with a .320 batting average, and a .407 on base percentage. Shillings walked 18 times last season and had 29 stolen bases, which was good for second in the conference.
    "It was close to home. They had a nice campus and made a really good offer. I could not refuse it," said Shilling, who hales from the Clarksville area.

  • From the EDITOR’S Desk: Roane does up Christmas right

    Thanksgiving provides us an opportunity to give thanks for what we have.

    All around Roane County during the past few weeks, I saw great examples of people and organizations giving thanks and helping others.

    With Thanksgiving in the rearview mirror it’s now time to look toward the Christmas holidays. A lot of events are planned to celebrate the winter holidays, including the Christmas parades in Kingston, Harriman Rockwood and Oliver Springs.

  • From the EDITOR’S Desk: Roane does up Christmas right

    Thanksgiving provides us an opportunity to give thanks for what we have.

    All around Roane County during the past few weeks, I saw great examples of people and organizations giving thanks and helping others.

    With Thanksgiving in the rearview mirror it’s now time to look toward the Christmas holidays. A lot of events are planned to celebrate the winter holidays, including the Christmas parades in Kingston, Harriman Rockwood and Oliver Springs.

  • GLIMPSES: Glimpses from a lame-duck era

    By Mark Banker

    Since the November election, mixed signals and contradictory messages from our president-elect have bewildered Americans of almost every political persuasion.

    For a few more weeks, we should all take a deep breath and recall that the lame-duck period between election and inauguration days is a longstanding feature of our uniquely American system of government that has often roused anxieties.

  • Look who’s new to Roane