Today's News

  • Brycelyn Steven Hennager

    Brycelyn Steven Hennager celebrated his second birthday on Sept. 11.

    He celebrated with a “Cars” movie-themed party with relatives and friends.

    He is the son of Steven and Krystal Hennager of Rockwood.

    Grandparents are David and Carolyn Thomas of Rockwood and Ronnie and Tina Hennager of the Westel community.

    Great-grandparents are Gene and Marthalee Lowery of Ozone, Bob Thomas of Rockwood and Dot Brown of Harriman.

  • Look Back: A Little Something From Our Files From the Week of Oct. 6

    25 Years Ago
    The Emory Gap neighborhood revitalization was nearly complete. All the houses were improved, with remodeling where necessary, painting, roofing and/or insulation. Sidewalks were installed, about 5,000 feet of streets were leveled and widened, and sewer and water lines were put in. Funding was applied for from the Department of Housing and Urban Development. A park for the area children, expected to be finished by the end of the year, will complete the project.

    10 Years Ago

  • Cherokee advances to title game
  • Midway suffers tough loss

    The Midway Middle School Green Waves dropped to 2-5 on the year and fell out of the championship game picture after a 14-2 loss to Norwood on Thursday. 

  • Jefferson pulls away from Harriman, 36-14

    For almost three quarters, the Harriman Blue Devils gave the Jefferson Middle School Eagles all they could handle before falling in the end by a 36-14 final score. 

  • OSMS advances to title game

    In what was being billed as the regular season district championship game, Oliver Springs turned it into a 48-8 rout of Sunbright in middle school football action last Thursday night to clinch the 2010 championship.

  • RMS blasts Wartburg for 7-0 start

    The Rockwood Middle School Tigers rolled to their seventh easy win of the season as Scott Harvey's squad picked up a 42-6 victory over visiting Wartburg.

  • Imagination Library registration form

    Download this form and sign your children (ages birth to 5) up for Roane Imagination Library. Your child will receive a special, age-appropriate book once a month.

  • Skinner invention handy to gardeners

    By Katie Hogin

    Most everyone improvises with resources at hand in order to create a convenient way of completing tasks.

    For Martin Skinner of Kingston, one of those conveniences include the Koil Kaddy, which helps him tote his coil hose while gardening.

    “Most everybody is an inventor,” 87-year-old Skinner said while displaying his patent-pending Koil Kaddy that he has worked on for nearly seven years.

  • Senior citizens picnic scheduled for Oct. 7

    Mid-East Community Action Agency welcomes area seniors to the annual Roane County Senior Citizen picnic on Oct. 7.

    The picnic will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Roane County Park shed 2.

    “Area seniors can look forward to a day filled with good food, entertainment, bingo, door prizes, vendors and a cake walk,” said Amber Jacks, Mid-East senior service director. “Plan to bring a side dish if you are able.”

    Call 354-0450, Ext. 227, to register or for details concerning the picnic.