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Today's News

  • Cha Cha: Seizure-detection dog helps girl with epilepsy

    By JENNIFER RAYMOND

    rcraymond@bellsouth.net

    Six-year-old Gracey Estes has a special friend who is always by her side.

    Her springer spaniel Cha Cha even goes to Kingston Elemenary School with her.

    The canine is more than just a companion; he also is a seizure-alert dog.

    Gracey was diagnosed with epilepsy when she was 3; she also suffers from cerebral palsy.

    Early last year, her family received help in the form of an 18-month-old dog.

  • Thursday is deadline to vote early

    By JUDY UNDERWOOD

    Morgan County News Editor

    If you plan to vote early in the Presidential Preference Primary, time is running out. The deadline is Thursday, Jan. 31.

  • Hamby first to qualify for August

    By JUDY UNDERWOOD

    Morgan County News Editor

    Most people’s minds are probably on the Presidential Preference Primary, but County Clerk Carol Hamby is preparing to make her first bid for election.

  • Aneurysm can't squelch 'Mayor Edith'

    By JENNIFER RAYMOND

    rcraymond@bellsouth.net

    It may not be reflected in the Kingston City Council minutes, but you can be sure “Mayor Edith’s” absence from the audience has been noticed.

    Edith Miles, well known for her sense of humor and her dedication to all things Kingston, was sent to the hospital after suffering from a brain aneurysm about a month ago.

    “She’s probably attended more council meetings than any other person,” said Jack Muecke, a lifetime friend.

  • Armes keeps Coalfield's all-state tradition alive

    By BRIAN LANGLEY

    Morgan County News

    William Armes kept the all-state streak alive for the Coalfield football team. Armes was recently selected to the 2007 Tennessee Sports Writers Association Class A All-State Team as a defensive end making it the fourth straight year at least one Coalfield player has earned all-state honors on the football field.

    Armes became a two-time all-state performer after registering 88 tackles, including 20 behind the line, and three fumble recoveries.

  • Wartburg fans enjoy 'Dawgs play

    By BRIAN LANGLEY

    Morgan County News

    WARTBURG – It was two totally different games, but Wartburg fans enjoyed the outcome of both contests inside Dallas Reed Davis Gymnasium last Friday night.

    The Lady Bulldogs dropped in 11 three-pointers as they rolled to a 70-36 win over Sunbright in girls basketball action. Wartburg needed overtime to pull out an exciting 74-69 win over the Tigers in boys action.

    BOYS GAME

  • Harriman boys, girls take out Kingston

    By GOOSE LINDSAY>

    rcsports@bellsouth.net

    Inclement weather forced the postponement of last Tuesday’s match-up between Harriman and Kingston, but the Blue Devils and Lady Devils didn’t seem to mind six extra days of waiting as both teams picked up victories Monday night against their county rivals.

  • Clem to play baseball at Hiwassee

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    rcsports@bellsouth.net

    The 2008 Rockwood Tiger baseball team is expected to have quite a few players sign college scholarships before the season is over.

  • Midway Middle teams win three of four

    By BROWNIE ROSE

    Roane Newspapers

    The Midway Middle School Green Waves and Lady Waves finished up the regular season on a high note winning three of four games in a six-day period.

  • Covenant issues hospital particulars

    By CINDY SIMPSON

    rccindysimpson@bellsouth.net

    Harriman officials finally have a proposed contract for Roane Medical Center to change hands from city to Covenant Health control.

    One thing Covenant makes clear in the document is that early talk of building a new hospital in Midtown in three years was overzealous.

    The Knoxville-based healthcare system says any new construction would likely be more than five years out to allow officials to assess the needs of the community.