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Today's News

  • Church Calendar

    SUNDAY, NOV. 28
    • New Midway Baptist Church, Kingston, will have a revival through Nov. 30. The Rev. Ronnie Owens will be guest evangelist for the services. A Sunday singing with Steve Hess and Southern Salvation is planned for 6 p.m. The church is at 240 New Midway Road.

    MONDAY, NOV. 29

  • Prestigious MTSU honor for Aslinger, Griner
  • Bowers Elementary perfect attendance

    First Nine Weeks
    Kindergarten
    Abraham Barry
    Bricen Mee
    Ryan Woitaszewski
    Elizabeth Kerley
    Michael Peddicord
    Trenton Wright
    Joseph McDonald
    Nicholas Pelfrey
    First Grade
    Dominic Chesser
    Allan Hovey
    Loki Luttrell
    Abigail Roberts
    Javen Crass
    Brooke Jenkins
    Landon Parrish
    Jonathan Googe
    Layken Kemp
    Sabrina Peters
    Second Grade
    Keshana Garrett

  • Oliver Springs Elementary perfect attendance

    First Nine Weeks
    Kylee Alcorn
    Stevie Alcorn
    Matthew Armstrong
    Zachary Armstrong
    Autumn Benbenek
    Dylan Blanchard
    Kelsey Blank
    Taylor Boswell
    Tiffany Boswell
    Ramcey Brown
    Sable Brown
    Tyler Brown
    Adam Carroll
    Jonathan Cate
    Joseph Chaston
    Abigail Daugherty
    Brett Daugherty
    Lucas Daugherty
    Sarah Davenport
    Sydney Davenport
    David Edmundson
    Savanna Evans
    Landen Everett
    Audrey Fox

  • St. Andrew's to begin Advent observation

    St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Harriman, will begin observing Advent on Nov. 28.

    The congregation will join a large number of Christians — including Methodists, Lutherans, Orthodox, Roman Catholics and Episcopal/Anglicans — in observing the beginning of the church year with the season of Advent.

    The word Advent comes from the Latin “adventus,” which means coming.

  • A View From Lick Skillet: On friends and neighbors past and present

    By Gerald Largen

  • Holiday season doesn't have to be a big stress fest

    Tensions run high during the holiday season.When high expectations meet the demands of reality, it can dash the brightest moods.

    What can we do to make our holiday season brighter? Change our expectations.

    Perfection isn’t all it’s cut out to be. Let’s aim for good enough instead.

    Don’t worry if the main course came out a bit dry — that’s what gravy is for.

  • Midway Elementary honor roll

    First Nine Weeks
    A Honor Roll
    Third Grade

    Chloe Allen
    Emily Cawood
    Bailey Guinn
    Kadie Lewis
    Savanna Rayburn
    Faith Riggs
    Justin Vann
    Gracey Hixon
    Suzanne Hughes
    Creek Johnston
    Connor Quigley
    Allison Walker
    Sydney Bryant
    Brendan Burnum
    Andrew Burton
    Dalton Carroll
    Lauryn Purda
    Eliza Sweeney
    Dillon Steele
    Lucas Goldschmitt
    Fourth Grade
    Rekiyah Esquibel

  • Midway Elementary perfect attendance

    First Nine Weeks
    Kindergarten

    Mary Contreras
    Logan Carroll
    Sierra Cowell
    Jayleigh Davis
    Paige Gable
    Caleb Hall
    John Kevorkian
    Chase Letner
    Paul Lyles
    Cadence Miles
    James Moses
    Haydence O’Toole
    Amelia Stakely
    Meredith Sweeney
    First Grade
    Dalton Bacon
    Montana Bagnell
    Katelyn Braden
    Elijah Cogdill
    Jacob Gardner
    Nikki Moore
    Gracie Rue
    Cyrus Trew

  • Kingston waterfowl getting healthier handouts

    Forget the bread. Ducks and geese on the Kingston waterfront are getting gourmet handouts these days, thanks to a series of new vending machines.

    The machines, installed about a month ago, can be found in high-traffic areas for both the birds and people: two are at City Park, two are at 58 Landing and one is behind Bethel Presbyterian Church.

    For 25 cents, the red-fronted machines will dispense a handful of nutritious pellets.