Today's News

  • Midway students of month honored

    Midway Elementary School Principal Keevin Woody recently honored the school's January and February students of the month.

  • Lady 'Cats one win away from region

    Fans at Oliver Springs’ Arrowhead Park witnessed history Wednesday as Coalfield All-American pitcher Lindsey Fadnek broke the all-time Tennessee record for strikeouts in a career during the Lady Jackets 4-0 victory over Oliver Springs.

  • Lady Jackets split with Alcoa, CAK

    The Kingston Lady Yellow Jackets learned a lot about revenge during District 4-AA Tournament play on Tuesday and Wednesday.

    On Tuesday, the Lady Jackets avenged a pair of regular season losses against Alcoa when they downed the Lady Tornadoes in extra innings, 8-5.

  • Tigers take next step following 13-3 victory

    Following play on Monday, the Rockwood Tigers, Midway Green Wave and Harriman Blue Devils were all still alive in the District 3-A Tournament along with Grace Christian Academy.

  • Bobcats batter Bulldogs, advance to region

    The Oliver Springs Bobcats baseball team secured a berth in Monday's Region 2-A Tournament by knocking off Wartburg 13-2 Tuesday evening in the second round of the District 4-A Tournament being played at Arrowhead Park.

  • Lady Waves force winner-take-all title game

    It hasn't happened often in recent years, but the Midway Lady Green Waves had to fight their way through the loser's bracket of the District 3-A Tournament at Greenback to secure a spot in next week's Region 2-A Tournament.

  • Lady Devils season ends with 3-2 loss

    The 2012 season ended in heartbreak for the Harriman Lady Blue Devils Tuesday evening as Travis Langley's squad dropped a 3-2 decision at the hands of Tellico Plains in the District 3-A Tournament at Greenback.

  • Griffis, Gasque advance to region tourney

    After two days and dozens of matches, the Kingston duo of Brandon Griffis and Quint Gasque survived the District 4 A/AA Tennis Tournament at Stone Memorial High School and will play in next week's Region 2 A/AA Tournament after a second place overall finish.

  • Firefighter sets nine fires?

    A member of the South Roane County Volunteer Fire Department recently confessed to setting nine fires, according to a press release from the Roane County Sheriff’s Office.
    Suspicion began to arise about Keith L. Hephner Jr. when firefighters responded to a structure fire on Laurel Bluff Road on April 20.
    “Firefighters on the scene felt there was evidence of arson,” the release said. “The sheriff’s office arson investigation division was called to the scene and found evidence that was of suspicious nature.”

  • Dogs that bit boy set to be euthanized

    Two pit bulls that reportedly attacked a 4-year-old boy are set to be euthanized after a 10-day quarantine. 
    “Since they have bit somebody, we have to hold them for 10 days for observation,” Roane County Animal Control Officer Josh Strickland said. “After that, we can put them to sleep.”
    Annette Broshears called 911 on Monday just before 1 p.m. and reported one of her dogs had bitten off her son’s ear. The Roane County Sheriff’s Office, medical personnel and animal control responded to the home at 542 Emory Heights Road.