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Today's News

  • Ventura named SEAFWA Officer of the Year

    Mark Ventura, of the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, has received the prestigious honor of being named as the Tennessee Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (SEAFWA) Wildlife Officer of the Year. Ventura was presented the award during the 65rd Annual SEAFWA Conference that the TWRA hosted in Nashville.

  • Raiders split with Senators

    The Roane State Raiderettes couldn't overcome 18 Walters State steals and were impeached by the Lady Senators Saturday afternoon by a 71-38 margin. 

    Walters State used runs of 8-2 and 22-6 to take a 33-15 lead to the locker room at halftime. 

  • HMS pulls out close wins

    It would go right down to the wire, but the Harriman Middle School Lady Blue Devils managed to fend off the Wartburg Central Middle School Lady Bulldogs for a well-deserved 31-29 win Thursday evening.

  • MMS splits with Rural Vale

    The Midway Middle School Green Wave and Lady Wave opened the 2011-12 season Thursday night with a long trip to Tellico Plains to take on Rural Vale.

  • Rainwater playing at Milligan
  • Nesbit inducted into The Citadel Hall of Fame

    Roane State Community College basketball coach Randy Nesbit was inducted into The Citadel Athletic Hall of Fame on Oct. 28 during a ceremony at the Charleston, S.C. college.

  • Davis signs with Tusculum College

    It takes two things to be a good golfer. One is talent and the second is composure.

    Harriman’s Samuel Davis has both, and those attributes paid off big time last week as the Blue Devil senior signed scholarship papers with Tusculum College in Greeneville. 

  • Off the Cuff: Allen’s life was short, but he continues to make a big impact

    I don't remember Allen. At all.

    My memories of this stellar young man are those my parents shared with me. Their rollercoaster relationship, abruptly halted with my mother's death in April 2005, was fraught with disagreements. There were two things, however, on which they steadfastly agreed:

    They loved my sister and me, and they loved Allen.

  • Arrests

    Editor’s Note: Readers are cautioned that some names may be the same as, or similar to, other members of the community.

    Nov. 8
    — Troy Lee Binkhoelter, 22, 534 N. Chamberlain Ave., Rockwood: theft. Bond $2,500; court date Dec. 12.

    • Marquilla Marie Brannon, 20, 435 Carroll Drive, Harriman: DUI and violation drinking age law. Total bond $2,500; court date Dec. 5.

  • Property Transfers

    Property deed transfers as recorded at the Roane County Courthouse Oct. 14-21:

    From Housing and Urban Development of Washington and Housing and Urban Development of Washington to Brian A. Eads by deed, Dist. 5, $10,700.

    From Don R. Brasel and Mary M. Brasel Estate to Jeffrey Lee Brasel by quit-claim deed, Dist. 5, McNutts Addition, Lots 6 and 7, $50.

    From Roger L. Henry and Danny Walker and Margaret Walker by warranty deed, Dist. 5, Clymerville Addition, Clymerville Road, $5,500.