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Today's News

  • Lady Devils stoned by Lady Panthers, 1-0

    Harriman pitcher Haley Goldston shutout the Stone Memorial Lady Panthers for eight innings Monday evening, but unfortunately that wasn’t enough for the Lady Devils as Stone Memorial scored a run in the bottom of the ninth inning to take a 1-0 victory over the Lady Devils.

  • Lady Tigers bomb Webb, 16-1

    The Rockwood Lady Tigers bounced back from their first loss of the season Monday evening by pounding Webb School of Knoxville in only three innings, 16-1.

    Rockwood (9-1) jumped out on the Lady Spartans with seven runs in the first inning, five more in the second before ending the game quickly in the third inning with four runs.

  • Jackets edge Carter, 6-5

    The Kingston Yellow Jackets didn’t exactly tear the cover off the baseball on Thursday against Carter, but Bruce Robinette’s squad did take advantage of 12 walks in picking up a 6-5 victory over the Hornets in a tournament played at Loudon.
    Kingston’s first run came thanks to walks and a wild pitch in the top of the first inning. Preston Edmonds was one of three Jackets to receive a free pass in the opening frame and he would eventually score on a wild pitch to give Kingston and early 1-0 lead.

  • Tigers run by Wildcats, 11-1

     

    While the weather is just starting to warm up in East Tennessee, the Rockwood Tigers offense has been red-hot at the start of the 2014 season.

  • Tigers downed by Tornadoes, Highlanders

     

    The Rockwood Tigers soccer team suffered a pair of close losses against Gatlinburg-Pittman and Alcoa last Thursday and Friday.

    Thursday would see the Tigers hosting Gatlinburg-Pittman, but the visiting Highlanders used a strong first half to pick up a 3-2 victory.

  • Online wellness toolkit geared for workplace

    The Governor’s Foundation for Health and Wellness, through its Healthier Tennessee initiative, has launched

    an online workplace wellness toolkit, “Small Starts @ Work,” to help Tennessee employ-

    ers implement wellness programs.

    The toolkit is available at

    no cost at www.healthiertn.com.

    “A healthy workplace is good for employees, for business, and for Tennessee” Governor’s Foundation for Health and Wellness CEO Rick Johnson said.

  • Out to Lunch: Have your doughnut with your meal at Wendell’s Diner

    I wrote an “Out To Lunch” article on Wendell’s Market & Deli in Oakdale in February 2009. It was a visit my wife, Carol, and I really enjoyed.

    When I saw the Roane County News article announcing the Feb. 3 opening of Wendell’s Diner in Midtown, I was pleased. It’s now the closest restaurant to my house.

    This second operation for Wendell and Debbie Ruppe is in the former location of Good Ole Days Diner at 2807 Roane State Hwy.

  • Harriman Happenings: March 31

    Last Sunday, St. Mary’s Baptist Church was guest to Lanes Chapel AME Zion Church in Niota to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the church’s pastor and his wife. They are the Rev. J.D. and Alice Howell.

    The Rev. Jesse Williams delivered the message and the celebration choir provided the music.

    This was a great service. Congratulations to Pastor and Mrs. J.D. Howell, and God bless you always.

    Our deepest sympathy is extended to the family of Eugene Williams, who recently passed away.

  • Lots of opportunities to give blood

    Medic Regional Blood Center is once again trying to sweeten the pot to attract donors to various blood drive locations.

    Donors who give blood between April 1-May 1 will automatically be entered to win a trip for two to Memphis in May’s World Championship BBQ Cook-Off.

    “This will be the fourth year we’ve giving this trip away to one lucky donor, and we always receive great feedback from the winners,” said Christi Fightmaster of Medic public relations.

  • Easter Egg Hunts 2014