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Today's News

  • Midway celebrates big night with sweep of Greenback

     

    The Midway Green Wave swept the season series against Greenback with a 57-35 win on Hall of Fame night Friday at Midway. 

  • Rams overpower Tigers

     

    By JACE GREENE

    Roane Newspapers

    Friday night had two story lines to it in Rockwood as the Tigers faced the Rams of Grace Christian.

  • Rams overpower Tigers

     

    By JACE GREENE

    Roane Newspapers

    Friday night had two story lines to it in Rockwood as the Tigers faced the Rams of Grace Christian.

  • Kingston leaves Harriman with sweep

     

    The Kingston Yellow Jackets and Lady Jackets traveled to Harriman Friday night and picked up a pair of narrow victories over the Blue Devils and Lady Devils.

  • Season ends for Blue Devils, Green Wave

     

    The TMSAA Area 4-AA Tournament would see two Roane County teams season come to an end in first round games Saturday at Midway Middle School.

    Harriman entered the tourney as the No. 2 seed, but the Blue Devils were upset by seventh seeded Fort Loudoun, 44-32.

  • RMS advances to 4-AA semis with 44-22 victory

     

    In January of 2013, the Oliver Springs Middle School Bobcats pulled the biggest surprise of the Area 4-AA Tournament when they upset top seeded Wartburg in the opening day of postseason play.

  • Three survive 4-AA tourney opening round

     

    The 2014 TMSAA Area 4-AA Tournament kicked off Saturday with four girl’s teams from Roane County looking to keep their season alive.

    Three of those teams, Oliver Springs, Harriman and Rockwood, were successful as all picked up opening round wins.

  • Hotel company gives to Roane Heritage

     

    Roane County Heritage Commission recently received a $2,500 donation from Ryman Hospitality Properties of Nashville. State Sen. Ken Yager, center left, representing Ryman, presents the donation to Charlotte Branson, center right, Roane County Heritage Commission president, with board members, from left, Janice Black, Stephanie Wright, Bill Milburn, Darleen Trent, Robert Bailey and Junior Hendrickson. Yager told the group Ryman Hospitality Properties plans to make it a recurring donation.

  • Harriman Happenings

     Last week I misprinted how many people were present at the Christmas gathering given by Roland and Rosette Harkness. 

    Instead of five family and friends present, there were 50 or more. 

    Please accept my apologies. 

    Last Friday my son Marvin Ray and my daughter-in-law Anna Anderson from Knoxville spent the day with me.

    It’s a joy having your children to spend time with their parents.

  • CASA benefits from auction proceeds

     

    State Sen. Ken Yager presents a check to Becky Ruppe, board chairwoman of CASA of the Ninth Judicial District. With his check and the proceeds of a silent auction at his annual chili supper, Yager raised $3000 for CASA’s work of advocacy for abused and neglected children. On hand for the presentation are CASA volunteers and staff, from left, Sandra Weaver, Wendy Lanning, Joel Pearman, Brent Sigmon, Dane Griffith, Holley Lopater, Nancy Maynard, Jackie Rylander and Nancy Steele. Call 717-4186 for more about CASA.