Today's News

  • Lady ‘Cats down Coalfield in first place showdown

    In a showdown between two softball powerhouse programs, it was the Oliver Springs Lady Bobcats swatting the Coalfield Lady Jackets by a 5-3 margin Monday afternoon at Oliver Springs’ Arrowhead Park. 

  • Warriors no match for Rockwood on diamond

    The Rockwood Tigers reached the double digit plateau for runs scored for the 12th time this season Friday night and the result was a dominating 16-4 victory over visiting Bledsoe County.
    Friday’s win also marked the 10th time this season that Rockwood (11-6) has won a game by 10 runs or more.
    Bledsoe County did give the Tigers a battle for an inning, as both teams scored two runs, but Rockwood outscored the Warriors 14-1 over the next two innings to put the game away.

  • McCoig to play for Cumberlands
  • Roane State’s Maynord earns national recognition

    Roane State Community College softball player Meriam Maynord was named an OC Sports National Junior College Athletic Association softball player of the week for games April 1-7.

  • Lady Waves pick up wins

    The Midway Lady Green Waves ran their district record to 4-0 following a narrow 2-1 win over visiting Harriman Monday. Harriman dropped to 2-3 with the loss. 

    Both teams still have the bulk of district games left to play, but the turnaround time for Midway and Harriman will be a short one as Midway visited Harriman Tuesday.

  • Local runner at Boston Marathon OK, official says

    Harriman resident and 2013 Boston Marathon participant Tara Stockton wasn’t harmed in Monday’s explosions, according to Roane County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Tim Phillips. Stockton’s husband is Roane County Sheriff Jack Stockton.

    “I know that Tara’s OK because I talked to her,” Phillips said.

    Two bombs exploded near the finish line at the Boston Marathon.

  • Harriman Happenings: April 15

    Three nights of revival were held at Oak Grove Baptist Church in Midtown.

    The Rev. Jesse L. William was the evangelist. This sermon was based on Psalm 23. Each night was well attended, and all who went were blessed. This is where the Rev. Paul Taylor is pastor.

    Allen Hickman has been inducted into Phi Theta Kappa, an international academic organization for two-year colleges and institutions. In order to be eligible for membership a student must maintain a grade-point average of at least a 3.5. Congratulations, Allen.

  • AT&T, students at Rockwood to team to succeed

    AT&T employees are teaming up with Rockwood High School students this month to help maximize student potential in a mentoring program geared toward preparing students for future success.

    AT&T employees will share life and career skills with Rockwood students in a mentoring program on April 19.

    “We are very excited to work with Junior Achievement as we mobilize our employees to provide students 1 million hours of mentoring across the country,” said Janiece Evans-Page, assistant vice presiden of community engagement at AT&T.

  • Police get Beanies to help scared kids

    Beta Alpha Chi, Roane State Community College's chapter of The Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society, donated 100 Beanie Babies to the Rockwood Police Department for officers to distribute to children.

    Police answer many calls involving children, with situations including domestic violence, child abuse and fires.

    “We feel like it is important the police have these Beanie Babies to hand out when children are caught in the midst of a scary event,” said Nikki Smith, a member of Phi Theta Kappa.

  • Garden Club anxious to share

    Harriman’s best gardeners know a thing or two about growing things — and they love to share tips with anyone who will listen.

    “Check the fingernails and you can tell who is a gardener,” quipped Mary Mathis, showing hers.

    She has been a part of Harriman Garden Club for at least 17 years.

    She and many other longtime members don’t tire of the fellowship of gardening and the work that comes with it, including community projects at Harriman’s Rivefront Park.