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Today's News

  • Seymour, slow start doom Tigers

    The Rockwood Tigers three-game winning streak bit the dust Friday night as the combination of four turnovers, three in the first quarter, and Greenback’s Richard Seymour were to much to overcome in a 38-28 loss at Civitan Field.

  • Chosen People Ministries rep to speak in Kingston

    Klaudia Zhelezny, a representative of Chosen People Ministries, will speak during Kingston First Baptist Church’s 10:55 a.m. worship service on Oct. 16.

    The program to be presented is Fall Feast of Israel.

    Chosen People Ministries is a more-than-100-year-old mission founded in 1894 by Leopold Cohn, a Hungarian rabbi who came to believe that Jesus was the Messiah of Israel.

  • Spotlight on Asbury Chapel United Methodist Church
  • Have a mental health query? Ask Ridgeview

    As part of the Oct. 2-8 Mental Illness Awareness Week, Ridgeview has established an email address where individuals can anonymously ask questions about mental health concerns.

    Questions sent to askridgeview@ridgevw.com will be answered by Ridgeview’s clinical staff on the Ask Ridgeview link of its website, www.ridgeviewresources.com.

    The goal is to make it easier for people to take the first step in getting answers to questions of concern about themselves or loved ones.

  • Splish! Splash!
  • Win your cute pooch bragging rights in contest

    Dog owners who think they have the county’s cutest canine are invited to put their mutt’s mug to the test to raise money for East Tennessee community cancer outreach.

    Buddy’s Race Against Cancer Dog Photo Contest allows dog owners to enter their pooch in a competition that raises money for the annual 5k walk and run benefiting Thompson Cancer Survival Center’s cancer outreach services program.

    The Roane Rockers, the team representing Roane Medical Center, Harriman, is raising funds through the dog photo contest.

  • Car show to help anti-drug coalition

    Roane County Anti-Drug Coalition will have a fundraising car show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 29 at Roane County Park.

    Entry is $20 per car. Trophies will be given for best of show, top cruiser cycle, top GM, unfinished, top Mopar, rat rod, top import, top Ford, best street rod, top motorcycle and people's choice.

    Trophies will also be given to the top 25 cars.

    General admission is $2; ages younger than 7 will be admitted free.

  • Scarecrow 5k postponed
  • Property Transfers

    Property deed transfers as recorded at the Roane County Courthouse Aug. 24-31:

    From Billy Joe Calloway and Anna Marie Calloway to Billy Joe Calloway Revocable Living Trust and Billy Joe Calloway Trustee by quit-claim deed, Dist. 3, adjacent Johnson/Butler/Mead, $10.

    From Kelly W. McCracken, Tazia McCracken and Sue Ellen Hightower McCracken Estate to Michael S. Smith and Leslie B. Smith by warranty deed, Dist. 2, Hen Valley Road, $215,000.

  • Arrests

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

    Sept. 29 – Desiree R. Baird, 28, 534 N. Chamberlain Ave., Rockwood: forgery, criminal impersonation, vandalism, driving on suspended license and theft. Total bond $15,500; court date Oct. 24.

    • Sara Deena Bennett, 32, 145 Jenkins Road, Rockwood: criminal trespassing and shoplifting theft of property. Bond $2,000; court date Dec. 5.