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Today's News

  • Hunting season preview to be discussed at TWFC monthly meeting

     

    The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will present a preview and recommendations for the 2014-15 hunting and trapping seasons at the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission’s April meeting.

  • Lady Devils take two from Kingston

     

    The Harriman Lady Blue Devils and Kingston Lady Yellow Jackets weren’t scheduled to play this season, but that all changed Saturday at the 2014 Rockwood Invitational Tournament as the two longtime rivals met twice on the diamond.

  • Lady ’Cats win Rockwood Invitational

     

    The Oliver Springs Lady Bobcats captured the 2014 Rockwood Invitational championship Saturday night with a 2-0 victory over Harriman.

    Saturday’s title game victory was a bit of revenge for the Lady ’Cats as they had dropped a 2-1 decision to the Lady Devils earlier in the tournament.

  • Lady Jackets top Rockwood, 10-9

     

    Due to time constraints, the Kingston Lady Yellow Jackets and Rockwood Lady Tigers played just five innings Friday at the 2014 Rockwood Invitational Tournament, but they packed a lot of action into those five innings as Kingston came away with a 10-9 victory.

    Kingston started quickly, scoring three runs in the top of the first inning.

  • Lady ’Cats edge Kingston, 3-1

     

    Courtney Jones tossed a complete-game, four-hitter with one walk and 13 strikeouts Friday afternoon in leading the Oliver Springs Lady Bobcats to a 3-1 victory over Kingston in a game played at the 2014 Rockwood Invitational.

  • Bobcats pick up good win on Good Friday

     

    Baseball coaches like crooked numbers and Oliver Springs head coach Tony Kegley was a happy man Friday as his Bobcats put up a lot of crooked numbers in an 11-7 victory at Tellico Plains.

    Oliver Springs’ first crooked number came in the top of the first inning as three runs crossed the plate.

  • Ladd signs with Crown College

     

    Mount Pisgah Christian Academy’s Mark Ladd is getting the chance to live out his dream as the Patriot senior signed scholarship papers on Good Friday to play for The Crown College of the Bible in Powell.

  • ORAU session gauges nuclear energy rebirth

    Declines in new construction, evolving safe-ty regulations, and building the next generation

    of nuclear engineers

    and researchers are among the challenges facing the future of nuclear energy.

    But there is hope, according to a top Nuclear Regulatory Commission official.

  • Don’t let these scammers make a grab for your $$

    By DAVID UFFINGTON

    King Features Syndicate

    ScamBusters has exposed a wide variety of the latest scams, including:

    Fake pregnancy — Need to buy a positive pregnancy test to push a romance toward marriage? Ads apparently are turning up all over the country.

  • Paul Clay named president of RSI

    Restoration Services, Inc., a small employee-owned environmental and project management services company in Oak Ridge, recently appointed Paul Clay as presi-dent.

    Clay succeeds company founder and outgoing president Staci Ferguson.

    Clay joined RSI in 2008 as director of environment, safety, health and quality.

    Prior to joining RSI, Paul worked for Jacobs Engineering Group where he was assigned as vice president and deputy general manager for the Bechtel Jacobs Co. LLC joint venture in Oak Ridge.