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Today's News

  • Byrd-Garner

    Del and Debra Byrd of Knoxville announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Lauren Byrd, to Matthew Garner.

    He is the son of Bobby and Susan Garner of Kingston.

    The ceremony will be at 6:30 p.m. June 19 on the beach in Gulf Shores, Alabama.

    A July reception is planned in Bethel Presbyterian Church, Kingston.

    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Don Byrd of Knoxville and Mr. and Mrs. Bill Chilcoat of Knoxville.

  • Couch-Chapman

    Crystal E. Couch and Robert W. Couch, both of Rockwood, announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Miranda LaShelle Couch, to Jonathan Harry Chapman.

    He is the son of Sonny and Lorrie Chapman of Montrose, Mich.

    The ceremony will be on June 18 at Cornerstone Church, Knoxville.

  • White-Horton

    Dan and Diane White of Kingston announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jessica White of Kingston, to Daniel Horton of Knoxville.

    He is the son of Marc and Esther Horton of Maryville.

    The ceremony will be on May 14 at Crescent Bend, Knoxville.

    The bride is the granddaughter of Robert and Beverly Scofield.

  • Barding-Robinson

    Keith and Richelle Barding of Kingston announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Emily Barding, to Seth Robinson.

    He is the son of Shannon and Martha Robinson of Midtown.

    The ceremony will be on May 21 in Heritage Fellowship Church, Oak Ridge.

    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of L.K. and Martha Barding of Kingston and Richard and Jean DeBell of Florence, Ky.

    The prospective groom’s grandparents are Henry and LuluBelle Robinson and Rose Green, all of Midtown, and the late Bruce Green.

  • Mr & Mrs. Phillips 50th

    Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie Phillips celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on April 4 with family and friends at their home in Wartburg.

    Phillips and the former Gladys Ann Byrge were married on April 7, 1961, in Jacksboro.

    The couple has three children, Roger, Keith and
    Terry.

    There are six grandchildren, Nehemiah, Brandon, Audrey Rose, Acie, Corey and Logan; and a great-granddaughter, Kennedy.

  • DOE to test sirens Wednesday

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s public warning siren system will be tested today, May 4, in areas surrounding the department’s Oak Ridge Reservation.

    The sirens will be tested between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. People in these areas during the test will hear a siren for 3-5 minutes.

  • Harriman's Watson to close out 'NCIS' season

    Mike Franks fans will be happy to hear he is back on the scene.

    Rhonda Boudreaux  of Trost Moving Pictures Publicity cited sources at Entertainment Weekly who said Harriman’s Muse Watson will officially reprise his role as Franks on the CBS’ prime-time drama “NCIS” on May 10.

    Watson, who shot to fame in his role in “I Know What You Did Last Summer,” has recurred as Mike Franks on “NCIS” since season 3.

  • Still time to vaccinate pets

    Karen McBrayer tries to put Little Ann at ease during Roane County Humane Society’s recent rabies vaccination clinic in Planned Pet-Hood. McBrayer’s husband, Dr. Jesse McBrayer, is Planned Pet-Hood’s veterinarian.
     

  • Y-12 Volunteering
  • Nine receive karate promotion

    At a promotion ceremony recently held at the Roane School of Isshin-ryu Karate in Harriman, a combination of nine instructors and students received promotion certificates from grand master Tommy True.