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Today's News

  • Ross offers strength from arthritis

    Many people know Rick Ross as Kingston’s busy parks and recreation director.

    They’ve seen him at soccer fields, at Fourth of July events or around the community pool.

    But there’s something many may not know about him.

    Ross has a condition so severe that a doctor once offered to authorize a handicapped designation to make it easier for him to get around.

    Ross suffers from psoriatic arthritis, an autoimmune condition.

  • Butler disciplinary hearing put off

    Next week’s Tennessee Board of Professional Responsibility disciplinary hearing for Harriman attorney Donice Butler has been postponed.

    Rita Webb, the executive secretary for the board, said a conference call will be held on Monday to set a new hearing date.

    The board, which oversees the conduct of attorneys, has accused Butler of violating rules of professional conduct.

  • Roane State splits with Spartanburg Methodist

     

    To say the smack down was laid on the Spartanburg Methodist Lady Pioneers by the Roane State Raiderettes in the 101-41 drubbing on Tuesday night was an understatement. 

    The Raiderettes actually trailed 8-4 at one point, but managed to outscore the Lady Pioneers 48-23 through the rest of the first half. 

  • Harriman stumbles in season opener

     

    The 2013-14 basketball season got off to a rough start Tuesday evening for the Harriman Blue Devils and Lady Devils as Monterey invaded Richard Pickell Gymnasium and took home a pair of wins in TSSAA Hall of Fame games.

    Harriman’s girls took the floor first and dropped a 39-35 decision.

  • Bobcats flagged by TSSAA

     

    An altercation on the field as well as off marred Oliver Springs’ season ending loss against Monterey.

    Ramifications from those altercations became a little worse Tuesday as the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA) handed down penalties to both schools involved.

  • Green Wave gear up for trip to Roan Mountain

     

    And then there was one.

  • Randolph signs with Railsplitters

     

    It’s rare when a baseball player is good enough to be recruited as a pitcher and everyday player, but Harriman’s Chase Randolph fits that mold and Wednesday afternoon the Blue Devil ace pitcher and slugging first baseman signed scholarship papers with Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) in Harrogate.

  • MMS splits with Philly

     

    Skyan Lyle hit a lay-up with 12 seconds left Tuesday night to give the Midway Middle School Green Wave a 38-36 victory at Philadelphia.

    Lyle’s basket capped a great night for the Midway eighth-grader as he led all scorers on the evening with 23 points.

  • Bobcats fall at Cosby

     

    The Oliver Springs Bobcats and Lady ’Cats tipped off the 2013-14 season at Cosby Tuesday night, but the trip wasn’t a good one as the host Eagles took both games.

  • Merry TubaChristmas! 25 years of tubists playing in Harriman

     The Babahatchie Community Band will present Harriman’s 25th annual Merry TubaChristmas concert at 11:45 a.m. Dec. 7 in Harriman High School’s James M. Williamson Auditorium.

    Registration begins at 9:30 a.m., with rehearsal at 10.

    The tuba/euphonium choir under the direction of Sande MacMorran will perform carols and songs of Christmas.

    Tuba/sousaphone and euphonium/baritone players of all degrees of ability are welcome to participate in this event.

    Call Dr. Joseph Williams at 882-3446 for details.