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Today's News

  • Henry inks with Carson-Newman University

    Dakota Henry, a 2016 Roane County High School senior, signed scholarship papers Friday to play baseball for Carson Newman University.

    Though he received interest from several colleges, Henry’s ultimate decision to attend Carson Newman was easy. “First off, it’s a good, Christian school that’s close to home, but far enough away,” Henry said. “And I loved the baseball program, academic curriculum, and atmosphere on campus when I visited.”

  • Meigs County no hits Midway Lady Waves 1-0

    The Midway Lady Green Waves and the Meigs County Lady Tigers played another extraordinary game Monday night at Midway.

    The Lady Tigers held on to their lead in District 3A with a 1-0 win in 10 innings.
    Both Midway pitchers, Raygn Hall and Payton Kelley pitched their hearts out, but the international tiebreaker rules did

    Midway in for the second time this season.

    Midway lost to Tellico Plains two weeks ago when the Lady Bears scored in the 10th under tiebreaker rules.

  • Vanosdale hurls Tigers past Green Waves

    Monday was a nice day for Rockwood Tiger pitcher Jimmy Vanosdale, as he hurled his teammates to a 10-0 District 3A win over the Midway Green Waves at Mike "Brillo" Miller Sports Complex, after defeating beating Sale Creek 9-5 on Friday.

    Rockwood 10, Midway 0: Vanosdale gave up three hits with 10 strikeouts, while getting plenty of hitting support from his teammates. Terrance Ward was batting star, with a single and two doubles with three RBIs, while Nathan Briley smacked a double and a triple with one RBI.

  • Lady Tiger softball lose to Grace Christian; Tiger/Green Wave soccer team loses to Knox Carter

    The Rockwood Lady Tiger softball team was defeated 13-4 at Brickyard Springs Monday by Grace Christian, while the Tiger/Green Wave soccer team was beaten by Knox Carter 2-1 Monday.

    Courtney Denny was the losing pitcher, allowing 13 runs on 14 hits with five strikeouts, five walks and two hit batters.
    Olivia Metcalfe smashed two singles with an RBI, while Megan Monday smacked a double with an RBI. Karlee Bowling also singled.

  • Each Week

    WEDNESDAY
    • Senior exercise, 9 a.m. in Kellytown Baptist Church recreation center, Oliver Springs. Details: 354-0450, Ext. 228.
    • Rockwood Public Library’s free preschool storytime for ages 18 months to 5 years, 10:30 to 11 a.m. in the library at 117 N. Front Ave. Activities include stories, songs, games, crafts and educational projects. No program if Roane County Schools are closed. Details: 354-1281.

  • Clubs, Agencies & Support Groups

    Editor’s note: The deadline for including items in Calendar is at least one week before the event. Items appear as a public service as space is available. Unless otherwise noted, all events and activities are open to the public.
    SATURDAY, MAY 7

  • Things to Do

    Editor’s note: The deadline for including items in Calendar is at least one week before the event. Items appear as a public service as space is available. Unless otherwise noted, all events and activities are open to the public.
    THURSDAY, APRIL 28

  • Things You Should Know

    Editor’s note: The deadline for including items in Calendar is at least one week before the event. Items appear as a public service as space is available. Unless otherwise noted, all events and activities are open to the public.
    SATURDAY, APRIL 30
    • Roane County Sheriff’s Office will be part of the National Drug Take-Back Initiative. Authorities will collect unwanted prescription drugs from the public from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Walgreens at 1797 Roane State Hwy., Midtown. No liquids will be accepted.

    FRIDAY, MAY 6

  • City & County Meetings

    WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27
    • Oak Ridge Utility District’s board of commissioners will meet in regular monthly session at 8:30 a.m. in the ORUD board room at 120 S. Jefferson Circle, Oak Ridge.
    • Harriman Recreation Advisory Committee will meet at 5 p.m. in Harriman Community Center.

    MONDAY, MAY 2

  • Tyler Thompson signs with Roane State

    Some kids are destined to play a certain sport. For Tyler Thompson that sport is basketball, and Thursday morning the Kingston senior signed scholarship papers with Roane State Community College.

    “I'm really excited about this opportunity,” Thompson said after signing with the Raiders. “This was kind of my goal ever since I walked into a gym.

    “I really like Roane State and how close it is to home. I like Coach (Randy) Nesbit and how he is great at player development”