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Today's News

  • Deer season opens Saturday

     The 2014 deer archery-only hunting season opens statewide in Tennessee on Saturday, Sept. 27. The archery season dates in all three of the state’s deer hunting units are the same. The dates are Sept. 27-Oct. 24 and Oct. 27-Nov. 7.

  • Surprising week in TVAA

     

    It was a surprising week five for the Tennessee Valley Athletic Association (TVAA) with several close games and several near upsets helped to clear up some the standings and also muddle the conference picture somewhat.

    Harriman at Oliver Springs

  • 13 a lucky number for Lady Tigers

     

    The Rockwood Lady Tigers ran their winning streak to 13 games Tuesday evening with a 7-0 victory at Oliver Springs.

    Rockwood (13-1) hasn’t lost since opening the season with a 4-0 setback against Christian Academy of Knoxville.

  • Szozda finishes in top 10 at state

     

    A fabulous season came to a great end for Kingston junior Savannah Szozda on Wednesday as she finished ninth overall at the 2014 TSSAA Class A/AA State Tournament at WillowBrook Golf Club in Manchester.

    Szozda shot a two-day total of 166, which was 19 shots behind tournament champion Siarra Stout of Christ Presbyterian Academy (CPA).

  • Szozda finishes in top 10 at state

     

    A fabulous season came to a great end for Kingston junior Savannah Szozda on Wednesday as she finished ninth overall at the 2014 TSSAA Class A/AA State Tournament at WillowBrook Golf Club in Manchester.

    Szozda shot a two-day total of 166, which was 19 shots behind tournament champion Siarra Stout of Christ Presbyterian Academy (CPA).

  • Military Matters: Dustin P. Beckner

    U.S. Navy Sailor Dustin P. Beckner recently graduated from basic training at the Naval Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

    Son of Pamela O’Dell and Phil Beckner, he is a 2014 graduate of Roane County High School, Kingston.

    Beckner is now stationed at Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Fla., for advanced training as an aviation ordinanceman.

  • Military Matters: Sydney Parks

    U.S. Army Pvt. Sydney Parks recently graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

    A 2014 graduate of Roane County High School, Kingston, she is the daughter of Wes Parks and stepdaughter of Kim Park of Kingston.

    During the nine weeks of training, Parks stu-died the Army mission, history, tradition and core values and physical fitness.

  • Military Matters: Katherine Turek

    U.S. Army Pvt. Katherine Turek recently graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

    Daughter of Clint Turek of Dayton and Teresa and Bill Shewbrooks of Rockwood, she is a 2014 graduate of Rockwood High School.

    During the nine weeks of training, Turek stu-died the Army mission, history, tradition and core values and physical fitness.

  • Stubbs to mark 90th

    All relatives and friends are invited to the 90th birthday celebration for Neva King Webster Stubbs.

    The celebration will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Oct. 4 in Caney Ford Baptist Church’s life center, Midtown.

    Birthday cards will be appreciated.

  • Nalls-Langley

    Donald and Susan Nalls of Oak Ridge announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Lauren Nalls, to David Branson Langley.

    He is the son of Russell and Paula Langley of Kingston.

    The ceremony will be at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 11 at The Lighthouse, Knoxville. A reception will follow at The Lighthouse.

    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Theresa Nalls and the late Donald Nalls, and Clair and Ann Schwob.

    A graduate of Maryville College with a degree in psychology, she is presently pursuing a degree in nursing.