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Today's News

  • Senior Bowlers of the Month
  • Lady Waves bomb Greenback, 15-0

     

    After a 21-1 win at Greenback six days earlier, the Midway Lady Green Waves completed the season sweep with a 15-0 win Wednesday at Midway.

    Midway improved to 10-4 overall and remained perfect at 4-0 in District 3-A. 

  • Tigers split with Grace Christian

     

    The much-anticipated battle between traditional District 3-A powers Rockwood and Grace Christian Academy did little to change the district standings as the Rams and Tigers split a doubleheader in Rockwood last week.

    Grace Christian flexed its muscles by taking a 13-4 victory in game on, but Rockwood rebounded nicely in game two with a 6-4 victory.

  • Harriman, Kingston suffer district losses

     

    One bad inning cost both the Kingston Lady Yellow Jackets and Harriman Lady Blue Devils Thursday evening as both lost district contests.

    In District 3-A, Harriman was tied 0-0 heading into the fifth inning at Meigs County, but the Lady Tigers exploded for seven runs in the bottom of the inning to take a 9-2 victory over the Lady Devils.

  • Tigers battle Golden Eagles to 2-2 tie

     

    Despite the best efforts of the Rockwood Tigers, the best they could muster against the Rhea County Golden Eagles was a 2-2 tie Thursday night at Mike “Brillo” Miller Sports Complex in Rockwood. 

    In the first half, the lone goal was scored by the Golden Eagles. 

  • Jackets hammer Redskins, 15-5

     

    By JACE GREENE

    Roane Newspapers

  • Jones fires perfect game past Rockwood

     

    Oliver Springs junior Courtney Jones wasn’t just good in Thursday evening’s match-up against Rockwood, she was perfect as the right-handed ace tossed a perfect game with 14 strikeouts in leading the Lady ’Cats to a 9-0 victory over the Lady Tigers at Arrowhead Park.

  • Don White joins REU board

    STAFF REPORTS

    Kingston City Councilman Don White is now the first retiree from Rockwood Electric Utility to sit on its board.

    White, a longtime city councilman, was approved as Kingston board representative by the Rockwood City Council in late March.

    He replaces the late Kevin McClure as the Kingston City Council representative to the utility.

    Councilwoman Peggy Evans believes REU retirees like him can be an asset to the board because of their knowledge of the utility.

  • Another delay in seven-year-old O’Neal murder case

    A missing key witness has delayed the Ralph O’Neal murder case.

    “We’ve had a subpoena out for her since Feb. 27,” Assistant District Attorney General Bill Reedy said. “She has been nowhere to be found, despite almost weekly attempts to locate her.”

    O’Neal is charged with first-degree murder in the August 2007 death of Ronnie Dean Cofer. Reedy said Pamela Smith, the key witness, was with Cofer the night before his death.

  • Fun times add up at Bowers Elementary

    Bowers Elementary hosted its annual Reading and Math nights this week.

    The events are a way to show students and their families that learning can be fun. They also allow parents to be involved in their child’s education.

    A Bingo for Books event was held in the cafeteria along with a complimentary dinner for families.

    In the gym, each teacher had a math station where she could play a game or do a math activity with the students and their families.