Today's News

  • West Tenn. pair face drug, child endangerment charges

    A West Tennessee man and woman are facing drug and child endangerment charges after an encounter with the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

    William Harold Alexander, 42, and Latonya Lashay Alexander, 38, are charged with possession of schedule II drugs for transport, aggravated child endangerment, possession of a firearm while committing a dangerous felony, simple possession and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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  • Student Government Day 2016

    Wade Creswell has a good idea of what business people want in their employees, thanks to his job as president and CEO of The Roane Alliance.

    “They want skill sets,” he said. “They want experience. They want people who professionally are trained to do what they need done, but what they need more than anything else is dependability.”

    He said students can demonstrate their dependability to employers by doing four things.

  • Los Alamos history enthusiast to speak in OR

    Heather McClenahan, executive director of the Los Alamos Historical Society, will be the featured guest speaker at the May membership and public meeting of the Oak Ridge Heritage and Preservation Association.
    The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. May 3 in Midtown Community Center at 103 Robertsville Road, Oak Ridge.

    A native New Mexican, McClenahan spent 14 years in other parts of the country before returning her beloved Land of Enchantment and her husband’s hometown of Los Alamos.

  • Bertram, Duncan named Tennessee Sports Writers Association Class A All-State

    Add All-State to the resume's of two Roane County basketball players.

    Midway senior Abby Bertram and Harriman senior Madison Duncan were named to the Tennsessee Sports Writers Association's Class A All-State team.

    Bertram, a Lee University signee, helped the Midway Lady Waves finish third in District 3A and win the District 3A Tournament, finished second in the Region 2A Tournament to earn a berth in the substate at South Greene, which went on to claim the state championship.

  • Yellow Jackets soccer team celebrate senior night with win over Knox Karns

    The Kingston Yellow Jackets soccer team  closed out the home season on senior night with a 6-0 victory over Knox Karns.
    Kingston scored four goals in the first half for a 4-0 lead.

    Zach McCoig scored on an assist by Zac Williams after a great breakaway by Williams down the sideline and scored an unassisted breakaway goal for the 2-0 lead.

    Williams scored on a long pass from center back Benjamin Carter, and Austin Courteau had an unassisted goal after a rebound from a Karns deflection by the Beavers' goalkeeper.

  • Knoxville Christian School defeats Yellow Jackets 4-2

    The Kingston Yellow Jackets baseball team traveled to Knoxville Christian School, Wednesday losing 4-2 in the six inning contest.

    KCS took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning on a single and a double; however, Kingston scored twice in the top of the second inning for a 2-1 lead, including an RBI single by Bryce Woody.

  • Lady Jackets beaten 10-0 at Christian Academy of Knoxville

    The Kingston Lady Jackets finished the District 4AA regular season Tuesday night with a 10-0 loss at CAK to finish second with a 6-2 league mark and fell to 17-10 overall. The only district losses are to CAK.

    "We just can't seem to pull it together when we play them. We just don't  swing the bats like we normally do, but CAK has a very talented team," Kingston coach Ruth Thompson.

  • Three Roane County Knights to play lacrosse for Tennessee Wesleyan College

    Three of the five original Roane County Knights lacrosse team will be attending Tennessee Wesleyan for 2016-17.

    Dylan Miller, Nicholas Goldschmitt and Caleb Edgar will be playing for the Bulldogs, and are part of the five who started four years ago on the first team. The other two graduating seniors are Elisha Stephenson and Austin Stanton.

    Goldschmitt and Edgar signed Tuesday morning with TWC Coach Kevin Parker.

    Parker said Tuesday, "I am excited to have them. Roane County is new to lacrosse."

  • Roane County Knights lacrosse team finishes season with 5-4 record