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Today's News

  • Habitat to start accepting home applications April 15

    Roane County Habitat for Humanity will accept applications for home ownership from April 15-May 15.

    Applications are available at the Habitat website at www.roanehabitat.org.

    Appplications will also be available at public libraries in Harriman, Kingston, Oliver Springs and Rockwood; Harriman and Kingston Food City; and Mid-East Community Action Agency, Harriman.

    Contact 376-5770 or vicepresident@roanehabitat.org for details.

  • Harriman Happenings April 7

    We extend a speedy recovery to Charles Knaff, who recently suffered injury from a car accident.

    You are missed, especially in the Sunday school men’s class at St. Mary’s Baptist Church.

    Get-well wishes to Trish Ewing. She had surgery and is now resting at home.

    Last Sunday, the Celebration Choir of St. Mary’s Baptist Church were guest singers at Piney Grove Baptist Church.

    A song was sung by two ladies, and four men of the church sang two songs.

  • Knights pick up first win

     

    The Roane County Knights lacrosse team recently recorded its first win of the season a 8-3 victory against Upperman High School. 

    The Knights, who are in their second season, finally got the monkey off their back with a convincing win at Cookeville. It was their first win in TSLA lacrosse. 

  • ACAC competes in Nashville

     

    Twenty Atomic City Aquatics Club (ACAC) swimmers recently had a good time in Nashville at the 2014 Southeastern Championships recently.

  • Rim Rockers win title
  • Tigers rally past Highlanders, 2-1

     

    By JACE GREENE

    Roane Newspapers

    Thursday night called for rainy conditions, but the sun stayed out for the Highlanders of Scott County to travel to play the Rockwood Tigers in a soccer match. 

  • Lady Jackets fall at Alcoa, 9-6

    The Kingston Lady Yellow Jackets played well offensively Thursday in their District 4-AA contest at Alcoa, but defense was a different story as six Lady Jackets errors led to six unearned runs in a 9-6 loss to the Lady Tornadoes.

    Errors led directly to Alcoa’s first two runs in the bottom of the first inning as an error with two outs allowed to two Lady Tornadoes to score.

  • Lady 'Cats edge Harriman, 1-0

    Fans attending Thursday’s non district softball contest between Harriman and Oliver Springs were expecting a showdown between all-state caliber pitchers in Harriman’s Haley Goldston and Oliver Springs’ Courtney Jones.

    The duo didn’t disappoint as they baffled hitters for much of the evening, but in the end Jones and the Lady ’Cats used an unearned run in the bottom of the first inning to ease by the Lady Devils, 1-0.

  • Stocktons hope for bomb-free Boston Marathon this go-round

    Tara Stockton was within a half-mile of completing the Boston Marathon last year when bombs exploded near the finish line. The race was halted and she never got to finish.

    Stockton will get another chance later this month.

    “The runners that weren’t allowed to finish, they gave us another invitation,” she said. “I’m excited at getting another opportunity to go.”

  • Election races final – or are they?

    Thursday’s filing deadline came and went with Tom McFarland and Mike Pemberton as the only two candidates for 9th Judicial District circuit court judge.

    That race may not be set, however.

    Willis Hall, 120 Phillips Road, Kingston, filed a complaint with the Roane County Election Commission challenging Pemberton’s residency.

    The judicial district is comprised of Roane, Loudon, Meigs and Morgan counties. Hall alleges that Pemberton does not live in the district.