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Today's News

  • Lady Jackets softball season ends at Union County

    A solid season came to a disappointing end Monday evening for the Kingston Lady Yellow Jackets, as Ruth Thompson’s squad dropped a 10-1 decision at Union County in the opening round of the Region 2AA Tournament.

    “We had errors and we didn’t hit the ball today,” Coach Thompson said following the loss. “We’ve been streaky hitting the ball all year. We expected it an any moment to take off, but it never did.

  • Kingston track athletes qualify for A/AA sectional

    The Kingston track and field teams competed in the TSSAA A-AA East Subsectional at Christian Academy of Knoxville.
    The boys finished 10th with 14 points, while the girls took ninth with 15 points in the subsectional, with two individuals and two relay teams qualifying for Thursday's A/AA East Sectional at CAK.

  • Kingston track athletes qualify for A/AA sectional

    The Kingston track and field teams competed in the TSSAA A-AA East Subsectional at Christian Academy of Knoxville.
    The boys finished 10th with 14 points, while the girls took ninth with 15 points in the subsectional, with two individuals and two relay teams qualifying for Thursday's A/AA East Sectional at CAK.

  • Thurman signs with Johnson University

    Kingston Lady Jacket senior basketball player Taylor Thurman became the 15th current or former student/athlete from Kingston to continue her athletic career on the collegiate level.

    Thurman signed with Johnson University, formerly Johnson Bible College, for the 2016-'17 school year.

  • Kingston holds first fundraising lift-a-thon

    The Kingston Yellow Jackets showed off their strength and raised a little money doing it recently.

    “We're having our first annual lift-a-thon today,” Kingston head coach Brian Pankey said. “Our kids have been working really hard all winter and we wanted to invite the community out to watch the kids.”

  • Lady Knights lacrosse players named All-Region
  • Harriman goes MEDIEVAL

    King Arthur’s Camelot was front and center last weekend during the kick-off of the second annual Tennessee Medieval Faire in Harriman.

    The King’s marriage to Guinevere was this year’s theme, and reenacted celebrations were colorful and exciting, including jousting, fire jugglers, period dancing and music, and more than 100 costumed actors who remained in character throughout the day’s events.

  • Mother, daughter killed in wreck

    The congregation of an area church is in shock after two members were killed in an automobile crash on Interstate 40 in Knox County late last week.

    According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Lula Howard was driving a 2015 Honda CR-V on the eastbound side around 9 a.m. Friday. Her daughter, Cynthia Lynne Tull, was a passenger in the car.

    Jerry Lynn Boddie of Seymour was behind the wheel of a 2014 Nissan van that was stopped on the right shoulder.

  • Multitude of pills, drug paraphernalia seized in traffic stop

    A weekend traffic stop netted a cache of pills, according to a Roane County Sheriff’s Office report.

    John Mark Reel and Clarence Laymance are charged with manufacture, delivery, sale and possession of a controlled substance in the incident.

    According to the report, Deputy Josh Klein noticed a 2001 Pontiac Bonneville fail to maintain its lane of travel on Pine Ridge Road Saturday night.

  • Nightmare on Elm Street