Today's News

  • Ghosts may aid old building

    Roane Countians who enjoy seeking ghostly encounters won’t have to go far for a chance to explore a haunted venue.

    Tours of the Temperance Building, which has been the location of several paranormal evidence searches, are coming this month.

    “The tours will be from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. on the third Saturday of every month, starting in April,” said Richard Ruland, the founder of G.H.O.S.T. Paranormal.

  • Fleischmann stumps in Roane

    The Republican Primary is still months away, but incumbent 3rd District Congressman Chuck Fleischmann said his mind is focused on legislative issues in Washington, D.C.

    “If I were to sit here and worry about primaries, I couldn’t focus on my job,” he said during a recent interview. “I think the best way to get re-elected is to go up there, do your job everyday, do the folks a good job and they’ll reward that at the polls.”

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  • Lady 'Cats pick up two wins in Rockwood Invitational

    Matt Headden’s Oliver Springs Lady Bobcats would split four games over the weekend in the 2012 Rockwood Invitational.

  • Lady Waves knock off AAA foes

    The Midway Lady Green Waves picked up a pair of victories against Class AAA teams over the weekend in the 2012 Rockwood Invitational.

    Offense was the key in one of those wins as Midway blasted Cookeville, 12-1. 

  • Tigers face stiff competition in tourney

    For years, the Rockwood Tigers have traveled to Lookout Valley High School to play in Lookout Valley's spring tournament to see just where they stand against some of the state's best teams.

  • Bobcats pick up Good Friday sweep

    Good Friday was a good Friday for the Oliver Springs baseball team as Tony Kegley's squad swept Oliver Springs in a doubleheader.

  • Lady Jackets claim Rockwood Invitational

    The Kingston Lady Jackets started slow, but finished strong over the weekend in capturing the 2012 Rockwood Invitational Championship.

    Kingston opened pool play with losses against Rhea County and Cookeville, but did pick up a 5-0 victory in pool play over Midway. 

  • Kingston police investigating homicide

    A domestic violence case has turned into a homicide investigation for the Kingston Police Department. The change occurred because James Cobb died Saturday night, according to Chief Jim Washam.
    Cobb, 63, was taken to the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville on April 4 after being shot at his home at 814 Rosedale Ave. Washam said Cobb was shot in the chest.
    The suspected shooter – Tammy Ellen Rosado – was arrested on April 6 and charged with aggravated domestic assault. She could be facing a homicide charge with Cobb’s death.