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Today's News

  • Bobcats fall to Jackets in shootout, 66-34

     

    Friday night was a good night for Coalfield Head Coach Keith Henry. His Yellow Jackets defeated Oliver Springs, 66-34, for what would be the 100th win in Henry’s career as head coach with 50 of those coming at Coalfield.

  • Meigs County surprises Rockwood, 42-14

     

    Rockwood was its own worst enemy Friday night, and the result was a 42-14 defeat at home against Meigs County in a key District 3-A contest.

  • Second half rally keys Midway win, 38-28

     

    It wasn’t easy, but the Midway Green Wave opened its District 3-A schedule with a victory Friday night after rallying past visiting Tellico Plains, 38-28.

    With the win Midway improved to 4-0 and 1-0 in the district. This also would be the first time in his four years at Midway that head coach Joe Campbell has had a 4-0 start.

  • Kingston falls at Alcoa

     

    One week after snapping a 13-game losing streak with a 28-21 victory over Rockwood, the Kingston Yellow Jackets came back to earth following a 45-14 defeat at the hands of defending Class 3A state champion Alcoa.

  • A VIEW from LICK SKILLET: Use great care before incurring student debt

     

    Gentle reader, in 17 days we will, Lord willing, achieve another birthday, and complete 79 years of experience of life in these United States. 

    During that span of years we have observed many things, including almost revolutionary changes in so many things. But probably the most basic and most revolutionary changes we have observed have been the increased role of money, and the decreased role of individual independence.

  • Wartburg takes HMS in rematch, 22-16

     

    By AARON HARVEY

    Roane Newspapers

  • OSMS remains unbeaten

     

    The Oliver Springs Middle School Bobcats improved to 5-0 on the season after dominating Jefferson with a 46-6 rout on Thursday evening. 

  • Fishing Report
  • Busy month for Rockwood Rotary

    Rockwood Rotary Club has a number of upcoming projects planned for the next month.

    Today — Sept. 20 — the club is sponsoring seven Rockwood High School juniors at Camp Nakanawa in Crossville for Rotary Youth Leadership Awards, an annual training program.

    Also attending will be five students sponsored by Harriman Rotary Club. Kingston Rotary Club is sponsoring four students for the leadership training.

    Rockwood Rotarians will distribute 196 dictionaries to third-graders at Midtown and Ridge View elementary schools on Sept. 30.

  • Creatures great and small to be blessed in service

    A line of pets will begin forming at 2 p.m. Oct. 4 at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Harriman, for the fifth annual Blessing of the Animals.

    Everything from dogs and cats to hamsters and even horses – four legs, two legs, feathered or scaled – all creatures are welcome.

    Light refreshments will be served for all the pets and their caretakers.

    This favorite traditional ceremony may be traced back to the fourth century when animals were first allowed into the church to be blessed.