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Today's News

  • Aiden Wright Oliver

    Aiden Wright Oliver turned 1 year old on Sept. 4.

    He is the son of Alan and Cindy McGill-Oliver of Harriman.

    Grandparents are Maggie Bingham of Oakdale and the late Gilbert Bingham, the late Sam McGill, and John and Sherry Schuman of Harriman.

    Aiden has a 7-year-old brother, Austin Oliver; and a 5-year-old sister, Addison Oliver.

  • Mr & Mrs. Guffey 57th

    Mr. and Mrs. Standford “S.L.” Guffey recently celebrated their 57th wedding anniversary at home.

    Guffey and the former Alice “Billie” Abston were married on Sept. 20, 1953.

  • 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.

    Jonathan Joseph Stringfield, registration law Oct. 8, 2009. Failed to appear Feb. 12, convicted.

    Jonathan Joseph Stringfield, financial responsibility Oct. 8, 2009. Failed to appear Feb. 12, convicted.

    Joe L. Fitzgerald III, speeding Oct. 17, 2009. Dismissed Feb. 12, cost to defendant.

    Nathan R. Miller, registration law Oct. 2, 2009. Dismissed Feb. 12, cost to state.

  • Divorces

    Divorces granted July 1-30 at the Roane County Courthouse:

    Samantha Ann Taylor vs. Jason Stanley Taylor

    Susan Kay Yankie Rodgers vs. James Cameron Rodgers

    Shannon C. Prater vs. Holly J. Beason Prater

    Mary F. Lowery vs. Jerry W. Lowery

    Crystal [Tara] (Standridge) Abbott vs. David Shane Abbott

    Darrell Glen Radford vs. Karen Marie (Hedtcke) Radford

    Lloyd E. Jones vs. Tabbatha L. Jones

    Cortina (Gibson) Roberts vs. Kenneth Roberts

  • Rockwood Rotary planning 60th anniversary meeting

    Rockwood Rotary Club is making plans for a meeting to commemorate the club’s 60th anniversary.

    The meeting will start at 6 p.m. Oct. 25 in Victorian Square, Rockwood.

    All former Rockwood Rotarians are invited to attend; reservations are required and may be made by calling either J. Polk Cooley at 354-1432 or Maurice Greif at 354-9857.

    Space is limited; those planning to attend are asked to make reservations early to attend the dinner meeting.

    The Rockwood Rotary Club was chartered  in October 1950.

  • Wheat community homecoming this weekend

    Alumni of Wheat High School and Old Roane College will gather with residents of the former Wheat community this weekend to celebrate their annual homecoming.

    The Oct. 3 service will begin at 11 a.m. in George Jones Church in the former community off Blair Road. John Stair Jr. will give the message.

    A basket lunch will be served at noon.

  • Midway falls in double overtime, 20-14

    After a last second win against Knox Christian last year, the Midway Middle Green Waves lost a close non-conference game Thursday to the Knghts. The Green Waves fell 20-14 in double overtime after the two teams scored three of the game’s five touchdowns in the extra periods.

  • OSMS rolls past Oakdale, 42-8

    The Oliver Springs Middle School Bobcats took care of business against the Oakdale Eagles by a 42-8 margin Thursday night at Oakdale’s Hollis Eble Field. 

  • RMS knocks off Robertsville, 44-14

        By TANK JOHNSON

    The Rockwood Middle School Tigers picked up a key win last week, soundly defeating Robertsville 44-14 and helping hold on to the top spot in the district in the process.

  • Fast start leads Cherokee past Harriman, 34-0

    The Cherokee Yellow Jackets improved their season mark to 6-0 Thursday with a 34-0 victory over Harriman.

    Brian Pankey's squad took control of Thursday's contest early by scoring on all three first half possessions and tacking on another score to begin the third quarter.