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Today's News

  • Clubs, Agencies & Support Groups

    WEDNESDAY, APRIL 2
    • The TVA Ladies luncheon will be at 11:30 a.m. in 2 Chef’s at 500 W. Race St., Kingston. Members are reminded to bring donations for Hands of Mercy.

    FRIDAY, APRIL 4

  • Each Week

    WEDNESDAY
    • Senior exercise, 9 a.m. in Kellytown Baptist Church recreation center, Oliver Springs. Details: 354-0450, Ext. 228.
    • Senior pinochle, noon in Kingston Community Center. Details: 354-0450, Ext. 228.
    • Take Off Pounds Sensibly (a nonprofit weight-loss support group), Kingston Community Center room B. Weigh-in is at 11:45 a.m., meeting starts at noon. Details: 376-1356.
    • Alcoholics Anonymous, noon in Harriman American Legion Hall, 624 Morgan Ave.  Details: 230-4500.
    THURSDAY

  • Easter Egg Hunts

    SATURDAY, APRIL 5
    • Bradbury United Methodist Church, Kingston, will have an Easter egg hunt beginning at 11 a.m. Those participating are asked to bring a dozen eggs, if possible, either plastic or real. Lunch will be served afterward. The church is at 3506 Buttermilk Road West.

    SATURDAY, APRIL 12

  • Rockwood book sale slated

    Rockwood Public Library is finalizing plans for its annual book sale.

    The book sale will be from April 12-May 3 in the library at 117 N. Front Ave.

    The sale will take place during normal library hours.

    Rockwood Public Library is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.

    The library has extended hours from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday.

    Call the library at 354-1281 for more information.

  • Military Matters: Randy Rollins promoted in U.S. Air Force

    Randy Rollins has been promoted to the rank of master sergeant in the U.S. Air Force.

    Rollins, son of Pleas and Diana Rollins of Rockwood, is a 1999 graduate of Rockwood High School.

    He is presently serving as senior controller with 436th Maintenance Squadron, Dover Air Force Base, Del.

    He has served in the military for 14 years.

    Rollins is the husband of Kathy Rollins of Wyoming, Del.

  • Lady Waves hand Rockwood first loss in extra-inning thriller

    The Rockwood Lady Tigers and the Midway Lady Waves met Friday for the first time this season and they would play a marathon before a winner was decided in the bottom of the 11th inning.

  • Fast start leads Midway past Mount Pisgah

    The Midway Green Wave finished week three of the baseball season with a big 21-4 win over Mount Pisgah Christian Academy Friday at Midway.
    The Green Wave are now 5-5 on the season while the Patriots are 0-3 while playing a light schedule this season.

  • Rams edge Devils, 4-3

    Rams edge Devils, 4-3

    By JACE GREENE
    Roane Newspapers
    Monday night brought together rivals that have had very many heated  match-ups since the Grace Christian Academy joined the Harriman High School Blue Devils in district 3-A in 2009.
    When the Rams made the trip down to Harriman on Monday night to meet off on the baseball diamond, both teams brought all they had to pick up the district victory, but the Rams snuck away Papermaker Field with a 4-3 victory.

  • Moore leads Green Wave past Bears, 7-0

    Midway senior Christian Moore tossed a complete-game two-hitter with eight strikeouts Monday evening in leading the Green Wave to a 7-0 victory over Tellico Plains.
    The victory was a big one for the Green Wave as they improved to 6-5 overall and 1-2 in District 3-A.
    Moore allowed only four base runners on the day. Besides the two hits, two other Bears reached safely on the evening thanks to a walk and hit batter. Tellico Plains, however, only got one of those runners past first base as Moore and the Green Wave defense were solid throughout.

  • Hornets sting soccer ’Cats, 4-0

    A three-goal barrage in the first eight minutes proved to spell doom for the Oliver Springs Bobcats Monday evening in a 4-0 loss to the Carter Hornets in soccer action at D.J. Brittan Field.
    “We came out a bit slow and Carter managed to capitalize and that hurt us,” Bobcat head coach Josh Pryor said after the game. “When you give up three goals in the first eight minutes, that will happen. After we got our feet under us, we kept improving and we have a lot of players getting their first bit of experience.”