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Today's News

  • Harriman Happenings, Feb. 10

    Get-well wishes to Pam Lively, who recently had surgery at University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville.

    We will miss you, so hurry and feel better.

    We were saddened when we received the news that Robert Nabbe is very ill. He is a former resident of Harriman.

    Remember to keep him in our prayers. God still heals.

    Happy birthday to my great granddaughter, who celebrated her 20th birthday Feb. 6.

    My nephew, Dan Keith Anderson, will celebrate his birthday Friday, Feb. 14.

  • Raiders split series with Marshalltown

    The Marshalltown Community College Tigers traveled nearly 800 miles from Iowa to play four games over the weekend at Roane State.

    The series had mixed results for both teams as the Raiders opened the series Friday with a 5-2 victory and closed the series Saturday with a 5-4 win.

    The middle games went to the Tigers. Marshalltown won the second game on Friday, 7-6, before taking game one on Saturday, 5-1.

  • Lady 'Cats claim share of district title

    When the Oliver Springs Lady Bobcats were sitting on a 4-13 record after a 41-37 loss to Unicoi County on Dec. 28, a District 4-A Championship seemed unlikely to happen this season for Michelle Christopher’s squad.

  • Rough night for Roane County

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    glindsay@roanecounty.com

    Three fantastic seasons came to an end Friday night as the Rockwood Middle School Tigers, Oliver Springs Middle School Lady Bobcats and Cherokee Lady Yellow Jackets would all fall in TMSAA East Tennessee Sectional semifinal action.

  • Cherokee’s season ends in quarterfinals

     

    The Cherokee Yellow Jackets would see their postseason run end Tuesday evening with a 36-25 loss at the hands of Area 3-AAA champion Heritage in the quarterfinal round of TMSAA East Tennessee AAA Sectional at Sevierville Middle School.

  • Midway surprised by CCA, 78-69

     

    What was first thought to be a tune-up game for the end of the regular season turned nightmarish for Midway Tuesday night as the Green Wave dropped a 78-69 decision to Crossroad Christian Academy (CCA) from near Lenoir City.

  • Oliver Springs wins cat fight with Sunbright

     

    By AARON HARVEY

    Roane Newspapers

    For the second time in less than two weeks, the Bobcats of Oliver Springs got the best of the Sunbright Tigers. 

  • Kingston rewards positive behavior

    Balloons and streamers filled the dimly lit Kingston Elementary School gymnasium, accompanied by the smell of freshly made popcorn. Young girls huddled together, dancing and singing at the top of their lungs.

    Based on the smiles seen on both boys’ and girls’ faces, Kington’s Winter Dance on Jan. 27 was a success on many levels.

    School officials held the dance as part of their Schoolwide Positive Behavior system.

  • 72 days under the sea

    Two Roane State faculty members plan to live under the surface of the ocean for 72 days this fall semester.

    If successful, they will not only set a world record for living underwater, but will also provide a unique educational experience by teaching from their underwater quarters.

  • Pemberton also seeks to be judge

    Another candidate has joined the race for 9th Judicial District circuit court judge.

    Mike Pemberton filed his petition with the Roane County Election Commission on Monday.

    “I’ve practiced law for 30 years, and have tried a lot of lawsuits,” he said. “I’ve always had an interest in being a judge and now is the time.”

    Pemberton, a Rockwood native, joins Roane County Circuit Court Clerk Kim Nelson and Roane County Attorney Tom McFarland as candidates in the race.