Today's News

  • Streak ends for Kingston


    Kingston’s 13-game losing streak is over and it ended in dramatic fashion Friday night as Brian Pankey’s squad score three touchdowns in the final 8:49 of the game to knock off Rockwood, 28-21, at Dr. Nat Sugarman Memorial Field.

  • Kingston sloshes past Lady Highlanders, 4-1


    The Kingston Lady Yellow Jackets finished off a 2-0 week Thursday evening with a 4-1 victory over Scott on a rain-soaked field in Huntsville.

  • Property transfers: April 21-25, 2014

    Property deed transfers in Roane County:

    April 21 — From United Community Bank to Kevin C. Raymond and Terry A. Raymond by quit-claim deed, Dist. 1, city of Harriman, Lots 301 and 303, $65,000.

    • From Tammy S. Abston to Jeffery A. Abston by quit-claim deed, Dist. 3, 6.39 acres, Howard Road, $10.

    • From Greg Leffew, John Paul Kennedy and Janet S. Kennedy to Edna E. Gibson by trustee’s deed, Dist. 2, Southwood subdivision, Lot 5, Phase 2, $200,000.

  • Arrests: Sept. 9, 2014

    Editor’s Note: Readers are cautioned that some names may be the same as, or similar to, other members of the community.

    Sept. 9 — Angela Marie McKamey, 33, 914 Sewanee St., Harriman: public intoxication. Bond $800; court date Oct. 27.

    • Jerry Thomas Lee Cook, 27, 146 Davis Hollow Road, Harriman: violation of probation. Bond $15,000; court date Oct. 20.

    • Antwon Clifton Hall, 24, 2913 Roane State Hwy., Harriman: driving on revoked/suspended license. Bond $1,000; court date Oct. 6.

  • General Sessions Court: April 22-25, 2014

    Editor’s Note: Readers are cautioned that some names may be the same as, or similar to, other members of the community.

    April 22 — Reggie Davison, probation violation: guilty.

    • Dexter Alan Birmley, probation violation: dismissed.

    • Reggie D. Davidson, two counts probation violation: guilty.

    • Robert W. Christmas, registration expired: dismissed.

    • Lois Jean Moore, seat belt 18 and older: guilty; traffic ticket paid in full.

  • New scholarship for Tennessee medical students

    The Howard Baker family recently established the Howard H. Baker Medical Scholarship as a fund of East Tennessee Foundation.

    “The Foundation is honored to be entrusted with this important scholarship created in memory of one of Tennessee’s and the nation’s greatest public servants and devoted leaders, Sen. Howard H. Baker Jr.,” said Michael T. McClamroch, Foundation president and CEO.

    The scholarship will provide assistance to excellent medical students studying internal medicine or family practice.

  • Church Calendar: Sept. 12-20

    FRIDAY, SEPT. 12
    • Kingston Church of Christ has its Sewing 4 Souls from 9 to 11:30 a.m. each Friday. Members make clothes for needy children around the world. The church is at 303 N. Kentucky St.; rear parking is available off Loveliss Street. Call Evelyn Landis at 423-334-1490 or 423-507-4683 for details.

  • OS First Baptist welcoming back former pastors

    Oliver Springs First Baptist Church is welcoming back two of its former pastors for upcoming services.

    The Rev. Charles Parker, senior pastor from 1986-95, will conduct services on Sept. 12.

    Former pastor Tony Rutherford, who served the Oliver Springs congregation from April 1996 to November 2002, will be the guest speaker for services on Sept. 21.

    The church is at 206 Roane St.

    Parker left Oliver Springs First Baptist to become senior pastor at Jacksboro First Baptist, where he served until 2002.

  • Griffith new Dyllis pastor

    James Griffith has accepted the call to lead the ministry of Dyllis Baptist Church, Harriman, as pastor.

    Griffith, a native of Morgan County, began his pastoral duties the church on Aug. 17.

    He is a graduate of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, holding a Master of Divinity in Christian ministry degree.

    He also holds a Doctorate of Pharmacy degree from Creighton University in Omaha, Neb.

    Prior to his duties at Dyllis Baptist Church, Griffith served as associate pastor of Eubank Baptist Church in Eubank, Ky.

  • Folk Mountain Gospel artists to be at church

    Folk Mountain Gospel artists Don and Donna Mohl will make a return visit to Roane Community Adventist Church at 7 p.m. Sept. 17.

    The Mohls use folk mountain music and heart-warming stories to encourage and inspire.

    Their unique style of music blends biblical and traditional instruments, such as hammered dulcimer, bowed psaltery, zither, mountain dulcimer, mandolin and guitar with their voices.

    CDs, DVDs and handcrafted biblical musical instruments will be available for sale after the program.