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Today's News

  • Tennessee Technological University dean's list: Spring 2013

    A number of Tennessee Technological University students from Roane County were named to the dean’s list for spring semester.

    They are:

  • 50 years for St. Mary’s Baptist Gospel Chorus

    St. Mary’s Missionary Baptist Church Gospel Chorus will celebrate its 50th choir anniversary beginning at 6 p.m. Aug. 10.

    Various choirs and soloists will be attending this service to help with the celebration.

    The church is at 1038 Trenton St., Harriman.

  • Time running out to pay Roane State fees

    Roane State Community College students who have registered for classes must pay their fees by 4:30 p.m. EDT Aug. 13 to keep their class schedules.

    Students can pay fees at www.roanestate.edu.

    They need to log in to RaiderNet and click “Your Account” to get started.

    Students can pay by phone using major credit or debit cards. The number is 882-4515.

    Students may also pay by personal check, money order or major credit or debit cards at any Roane State campus.

  • Homecoming ’13 cancelled

    Old Mount Pisgah Baptist Church, Rockwood, has cancelled its homecoming this year due to work in the church.

    The church is at 701 Smith Mountain Road.

  • Clower honored at Maryville

    Miranda Clower, a Maryville College senior religion major
    from Kingston, received the Glenn Hewitt Award in Ethics during the college’s recent academic awards ceremony.

    Named for a longtime Maryville College professor of religion and philosophy, the award is presented annually to the student demonstrating the most outstanding work in Ethics 490: Philosophical and Theological Foundations of Ethical Thought.

  • New food, clothes outreach started

    Walnut Hill Baptist Church, Harriman, now offers food and clothing assistance.

    Faye Daniels, the community church’s outreach laywoman, decided to organize the activity that will be open for distribution from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. each Tuesday.

    “This is just something the Lord has laid on my heart for outreach,” she said. “I just wanted to be able to help the community. I know there are so many people out there in need.”

    She added, “If we see a need, we’ll do it another extra day.”

  • Jamboree set for Aug. 16

    The 2013 Roane County Football Jamboree will be played at Dr. Nat Sugarman Memorial Field in Kingston beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 16.
    There will be five quarters of action played starting with Oliver Springs’ 11-year-old team taking on Kingston.
    The final four quarters will feature area high school teams. First up will be Oneida vs. Cumberland County followed by a Roane County clash between Oliver Springs and Rockwood. Next will be Midway vs. Wartburg and the final quarter of the evening will see Kingston playing Harriman.

  • Moore’s computer picks Tigers, ’Cats

    One sign that football season is right around the corner in Tennessee is the release of Sonny Moore’s Computer Power Ratings.

  • Vintage base ball coming to Roane

    The Tennessee Association of Vintage Base Ball (TAOVBB)is proud to bring vintage-era barehanded base ball (yes, two words) to East Tennessee for the 2014 season while observing the rules and customs of the 1860’s.
    In preparation for league expansion into East Tennessee for the 2014 season, TAOVBB will hold an exhibition scrimmage and hold team sign-ups at the Harriman campus of Roane State Community College on Sunday, Aug. 18, from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m.

  • Protesting the president