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Today's News

  • Jones’ homer seals win for Lady Cats

    Through the first 11 games of the season the Oliver Springs Lady Cats softball team has recorded 9 wins, scored 108 runs and only allowed 10 runs.

    However, on Wednesday against Oneida, Oliver Springs did something it hadn’t done yet this season, pick up a 1-0 victory off of a home run hit.

    The bats were slow through the first three-and-a-half innings, but Oliver Springs pitcher Courtney Jones notched the biggest hit in the bottom of the fourth.

  • Kingston’s Donathan signs with Martin Methodist

    Another Roane County athlete has signed on to play college ball.

    This time, it would be Kingston baseball’s Brandon Donathan who signed on to continue his baseball career with Martin Methodist College.

    Donathan, a senior at Roane County High School, said he was looking at three or four different schools, but the interest Martin Methodist showed him helped sway him toward the Pulaski school.

    “They let me know that they wanted me,” Donathan said.

  • Rockwood boys, girls tennis sweeps Meigs County

    The Rockwood boys and girls tennis teams completed a clean sweep on Meigs County on Wednesday night.

    Drake Long started things off with a close 8-6 victory over Matthew Meadows. After the first match scare for the Tigers, Jared Lemons held on for a 9-7 win over Cainan Howard.

    Those two matches proved to be the Tigers best chances to win during both singles and doubles.

    Tanner Green picked up an 8-0 win over Seth Maynor followed by Rockwood’s Josh Spurling defeating Shesaun Patel, 8-1.

  • Midway softball drops two games

    It was a tough two-game district stretch for the Midway Lady Green Waves Monday losing 2-0 to Meigs County and then dropping a 5-1 game to Grace Christian on Tuesday.

    The district losses leave Midway with a 1-2 record in District 3-A and 4-3 overall.

    Monday at Decatur, Midway’s offense was all but shut down. The Lady Waves collected three hits and the closest they came to scoring was in the fifth inning.

  • Get ready to apply for arts grants

    The Tennessee Arts Commission is partnering with 13 arts and cultural agencies and development districts across the state to offer Arts Build Community grants for Fiscal Year 2016.

    ABC grants provide support for arts and cultural projects that positively impact communities across Tennessee.

    The grants are designed to help effect positive change in communities through the arts.

  • Coal in Appalachia focus of forum

    A community discussion of the history and possible future of coal in Appalachia will take place April 7 at Pellissippi State Community College’s next Faculty Lecture Series presentation.

    Grant Mincy, an adjunct faculty member in Natural and Behavioral Sciences at Pellissippi State, presents “Flowers of Darkness: Coal, Power and Liberty in the Southern Appalachian Bio-Region” beginning at 12:30 p.m. in the Goins Building Auditorium at the Hardin Valley Campus, 10915 Hardin Valley Road.

    The event is free and the community is invited.

  • Lots of learning fun at Oliver Springs Middle School
  • ETSU offering scholarships to math majors

    East Tennessee State University is seeking applicants for its S-STEM Program.

    The National Science Foundation funds scholarships through the program, which promotes workforce development in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

    The program will provide participants with three years of support.

    Students will major in mathematics, with a concentration in either computational applied mathematics or statistics.

    Alternatively, students may choose a major in a STEM discipline while minoring in either mathematics or statistics.

  • McTeachers Night a success
  • Meet RCHS All State East Band participants