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Today's News

  • Bobcats struggle at York Institute

     

    The first road trip of the season wasn’t a good one for Oliver Springs, as the Bobcats traveled to Fentress County and were knocked off by York Institute, 48-0.

    The Dragons hit the Bobcats with an early haymaker, scoring 21 points in the first period. York cruised from there to pick up its first win of the season.

  • Harriman tops Sunbright for 2-0 start

     

    It was not the most glamorous of affairs at times, but the Harriman Blue Devils overcame a sluggish start to the muggy evening and took home an impressive 34-7 win over the Sunbright Tigers.

    The Devils fell behind early, but scored 34 unanswered points, capitalizing on three Tiger turnovers to win on the road. 

  • MMS downs Wartburg, 28-14

    Playing its third game in seven days, the Midway Middle Green Wave picked up their first win of the season when they pulled away from Wartburg for a 28-14 victory at home Thursday night.
    The win was also a Clinch Valley Conference win for the Green Wave, who are now 1-2 overall and 1-1 in conference play.
    Wartburg dropped to 1-3 with the loss and the Bulldogs are 0-2 in the conference.

  • Bobcats rally past Cherokee, 12-6

     

    Fans attending Thursday’s contest at Oliver Springs’ D.J. Brittan Field were treated to quite a contest as Larry Green’s Oliver Springs Middle School Bobcats scored two fourth quarter touchdowns to erase a 6-0 deficit and defeat the Cherokee Yellow Jackets, 12-6.

  • HMS shakes off slow start for third win

     By AARON HARVEY

    Roane Newspapers

    The night started great for Rockwood Middle School, but the night didn’t that way, as the Harriman Blue Devils closed the game by scoring 24 straight points to keep the Tigers winless in a 24-8 game.

  • Property transfers: April 1-10, 2014

    Property deed transfers in Roane County:
    April 1 — From Roane County to Knock on Wood Construction LLC by deed, Dist. 5, Map 54E, Group B, Control M, $2,276.

    • From Roane County to Stephen Nichols by deed, Dist. 5, Map 54O, Group A, Control M, $1,601.

    • From Nathan L. Kilgo Sr. and Janet Kilgo to Nathan L. Kilgo and Janet Kilgo by quit-claim deed, Dist. 1, 2 tracts Old Maryberry, $0.

  • Music and Melons annual concert coming to Harriman this weekend

    Babahatchie Community Band and Harriman Lions Club will present the annual Music and Melons concert beginning at 7 p.m. Aug. 31 at David Webb Riverfront Park, Harriman.

    Harriman Lions Club will serve cold watermelon while the band presents new and exciting music in this free concert to kick off the Labor Day weekend.

    After starting with the national anthem, the band will go into “Light Cavalry Overture,” arranged by Henry Fillmore.

  • Weekend reunion for Harriman alumni of ’40s, ’50s, ’60s

    Harriman High School alumni from the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s will have a three-day reunion this weekend.

    The reunion will take place Aug. 30-Sept. 1 in Harriman’s David Webb Riverfront Park.

    It begins at noon Aug. 30 with music, a hot dog vendor and classmate visitation.

    Activities continue on Aug. 31, when Babahatchie Community Band and Harriman Lions Club will present the free Music and Melons concert at 7 p.m.

    Classmates are encouraged to bring lawn chairs.

    Tents will be set up for various classes.

  • Heritage Commission’s Gala on the Lawn benefits old courthouse

    Roane County Heritage Commission will have its annual Gala on the Lawn at 6 p.m. Sept. 13 at the historic Roane County Courthouse, Kingston.

    This year’s honoree will be Eugene Pickel.

    Proceeds from the event will benefit renovations to the old courthouse, one of only six antebellum courthouses remaining in Tennessee.

    Contact Stephanie Wright at 803-9778 or stephanie.wright@era.com for more information.

  • 5k run to help Boys and Girls Club

    The second annual Boys and Girls Club of Roane County 5k run will start at 8 p.m. Aug. 30 at the club site in the former Harriman Middle School gymnasium.

    The club, which opened in January, served 25 to 50 children in a daily summer program.

    There’s a possibility of opening a second location in a nearby community within the next year.