Today's News

  • Raiders knock off Generals



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  • Season ends for RMS Lady Tigers


    A great season came to a heartbreaking end for the Rockwood Lady Tigers as Jeff Allen’s squad dropped a 41-40 decision Monday evening against Grace Christian Academy in the quarterfinal round of the TMSAA East Tennessee AA Sectional at Pigeon Forge Middle School.

  • Lady Jackets stun Robertsville, 41-38


    Down 15 points to Robertsville midway through the third period in the quarterfinal round of the TMSAA East Tennessee AAA Sectional, the 2013-14 season seemed sure to end for the Cherokee Lady Yellow Jackets.

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  • Cherokee advances to Area 4-AAA title game


    The Cherokee Yellow Jackets earned a berth in last Friday’s Area 4-AAA Championship Game Thursday evening by knocking off North Middle, 41-30.

    Thursday’s victory also secured Mike Snow’s squad a spot in the TMSAA East Tennessee AAA Sectional Tournament that is being played this week in Sevierville.

  • Harriman Happenings: Feb. 3

    Cheryl Childress, her daughter Cheron Winton and her daughter, and Ternisha from Knoxville spent last Thursday with Cheryl’s mother, Virginia Childress, and her sister, Angie Childress.

    This was a great visit. Jo really enjoyed all of them, especially her little granddaughter.

    Our deepest sympathy is extended to the family of M.C. Davis, who recently passed away.

    He was a former employee at Y-12 Plant in Oak Ridge. He worked with several friends from Harriman.

    Service was held for him last Thursday.

  • Judicial candidates asked to sign code

    A list of judges and judicial candidates who have agreed to a higher standard of campaign conduct was released last week by the Tennessee Bar Association.

    Nearly 150 — including Roane County General Sessions Judge Dennis Humphreys, according the website — have signed the Tennessee Fair Judicial Campaign Code of Conduct.

  • Parachute pants, leg warmers optional: Wendell’s Diner celebrates the iconic 1980s

    The 1980s introduced some of the most iconic cartoons, video games, big hair and fashion styles to pop culture.

    It’s a love for that giddy time that inspired Wendell Ruppe and his family when they decided to open Wendell’s Restaurant in Midtown. It opens for business at 6 a.m. today, Monday.

    “That is when me and my wife were both teenagers,” Ruppe said. “It was a fun time.”

    Not only were Ruppe and his wife Debbie teens in the 1980s, but the couple married in 1989.

  • Umbehagen on co-op at Lennox

    Tennessee Technological University mechanical engineering major Mark Umbehagen of Kingston will spend one year working for Lennox Industries on a co-op, or cooperative education, assignment.

    Umbehagen will maintain factory machines, design new assembly lines and assist on-site engineers in a variety of other tasks.

    “Co-op experience gives TTU students an edge as they get ready to start their careers, especially in a tough job market,” said Don Foster, Career Services associate director.

  • Management group to meet on Feb. 5

    Richard Brown of Y-12 Site will give an update on the Uranium Processing Facility at Y-12 Site during East Tennessee Chapter of the National Contract Management Association’s luncheon meeting on Feb. 5.

    The meeting starts at 11:30 a.m. in Oak Ridge Double Tree Hotel. Cost is $15 for members, $20 for the general public.

    Those planning to attend are asked to RSVP to Vicki Dyer at 865-483-9332 by 11 a.m. Feb. 4.