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Today's News

  • This week's hoops schedule

    Monday, Jan. 31

    Harriman at Greenback (High School)

    Rockwood at Wartburg (High School)

     

  • Jackets keep season alive with victory

    With their season on the line, the Cherokee Yellow Jackets stayed alive in the Area 4 AAA Tournament Thursday evening with a 42-32 victory over Sweetwater.

  • Lady 'Cats reach Area 4 title game

    While upsets seemed to be the norm during the Area 4 AA middle school basketball tournament all week, girls' semifinal action seemed to work out just the way the brackets intended.

  • Adequate notice is a treasure for democracy

    By BILL WILLIAMS
    The Paris Post-Intelligencer
    Most people probably pay little attention to public notices in newspapers. But — like the fire department that’s out of mind until you need it — they fill an essential role in good government.

  • A view from Lick Skillet by Gerald Largen

    Gentle readers, be not disturbed if you do not immediately recognize the name Hetty Green, for she has not been prominent in the news for more than three-quarters of a century.
    But around 1900, Hetty Green was the richest woman in the entire world!
    And the tabloids of the period often wrote of her on account of her miserly ways.

  • The Riverfront Band

    “It's going to be sweet,” Jim Crawley said while testing the organ he recently brought from Nashville.
    He’s part of a jam band started nearly five years ago with Bobby Wright, Ron Duncan, Bruce Bagwell and Rolla Lunsford, performing Bluegrass music in Harriman's Riverfront Park during the summer.
    As word of mouth spread, eventually the band evolved to more than 10 members.

  • General Sessions Court

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

    Jeffrey M. West, financial responsibility April 1. Guilty as charged May 14, convicted.

    Megan C. Bible, seat belt law April 1. Guilty as charged May 14, convicted.

    Megan C. Bible, violation of registration April 1. Dismissed May 14, cost to state.

    Megan C. Bible, financial responsibility April 1. Guilty as charged May 14, convicted.

  • RSCC, Tenn. Tech ink dual agreement

    A recent agreement between Roane State Community College and Tennessee Technological University of Cookeville means double the support for students striving to earn a college degree.

    Tennessee Tech President Bob Bell and Roane State President Gary Goff signed the dual admissions program agreement, which offers Roane State students the advantage of a structured plan for completing an associate’s degree and then enrolling at Tennessee Tech to pursue a bachelor’s degree.

  • Free Presidents Day health fair slated

    A free health fair is planned for Presidents Day, Feb. 21, in Luminary United Methodist Church at 3401 River Road, Ten Mile.

    Call 376-7040 for details.

    Summit Medical Group of Knoxville will perform free fasting comprehensive blood-screening panels for the first 100 people beginning at 8 a.m. Prostate-specific antigen tests will be conducted.

    Those wishing to take advantage of the blood screenings must have fasted for 12 hours with consumption of only water, black coffee or tea and medications.

  • Child Advocacy Center to benefit from Soup's On

    Tuscan chicken soup makes its debut during Soup’s On, the sixth annual fundraiser for Kids First Child Advocacy Center, a nonprofit agency that serves Roane County.

    The event will be on Feb. 2 in Tellico Village Community Church’s Christian life center.

    Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., with dinner planned from 4:30 to 7 p.m.

    Other soups on the menu include Soup’s On favorites Hunter’s chili, Blackfoot potato and Elvis Presley vegetable.