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Today's News

  • Bobcats drop two games

     

    The Oliver Springs Bobcats traveled to Sevier County and played a pair of games over the weekend against Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg-Pittman. The games didn’t go as planned, however, as Pigeon Forge knocked off the Bobcats, 37-35, then Gatlinburg-Pittman downed Oliver Springs, 87-56.

    Oliver Springs vs. Pigeon Forge

    The first three quarters of Friday’s game featured little scoring. Neither team scored 10 points in any of the first three frames, as Pigeon Forge took a 22-14 lead into the final period of play.

  • Lady Waves snap streak

     

    The Midway Middle School Lady Waves ended a 19-game losing streak with a 40-35 win over Spring City Thursday at Midway. 

    The streak dated back to the 2011-12 season when they lost the championship game in  the East Tennessee Sectional Tournament. 

  • Bobcats drop two games

     

    The Oliver Springs Bobcats traveled to Sevier County and played a pair of games over the weekend against Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg-Pittman. The games didn’t go as planned, however, as Pigeon Forge knocked off the Bobcats, 37-35, then Gatlinburg-Pittman downed Oliver Springs, 87-56.

    Oliver Springs vs. Pigeon Forge

  • Home court no advantage for Harriman

     

    Friday night wasn’t a good night for the Harriman Blue Devils and Lady Devils, as both dropped games at home against Wartburg.

    The Lady Devils took the floor first and led in the early going, but the Lady Bulldogs would soon catch fire on their way to a 53-38 victory.

  • ‘That is like blogging gold’

    Finding and sharing do it yourself projects, fixes and solutions are a fun hobby turned career for a Harriman woman and her daughter.

    They turned that hobby into a business when daughter, Lesley Clavijo, discovered a moleskin solution to poking underwire bras.

    Clavijo and her mother, Denise Iroler, also are getting sponsors for their blog postings at Chaotically Creative.

    Clavijo, who blogs as Lesley Warren, went into her toolbox at home and found the moleskin to put on her bra, and her mother recommended she put it on the blog.

  • OUT to LUNCH: Oodles Uncorked nice way to usher in the holiday season

    “It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, everywhere you go,” the song says.

    It definitely was in downtown Knoxville (Old City) and Market Square for this “Out to Lunch” adventure.

    Knoxville’s annual Christmas in the City celebration runs through Dec. 31. This year’s theme is “A White Christmas in Knoxville.”

  • Firm wants ash safety suit dismissed

    Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. has responded to the federal lawsuit Knoxville attorney James K. Scott filed in August.

    The lawsuit listed 49 plaintiffs and accused Jacobs of lying to TVA ash spill cleanup workers about the safety of fly ash.

    The attorneys for Jacobs, Kenneth S. Schrupp, Jefferson C. Orr and S. Joseph Welborn, are asking that the lawsuit be dismissed.

  • Rockwood woman gets 4 years for fatal crash

    A Rockwood woman found guilty earlier this year of vehicular homicide reckless conduct for her role in a 2009 fatal crash has been sentenced to four years in prison.

    Nicole Lynne Lawson’s sentence was handed down on Nov. 19.

    Gary L. Pugh, 63, of Crossville died on May 29, 2009, after Lawson crashed her vehicle into his on Hwy. 70 near Rockwood.

    Lawson is to report to the Tennessee Department of Corrections on Jan. 2, 2014, to be taken into custody.

    As part of her sentence, her driving privileges have been revoked for 10 years.

  • Harriman ready for new list of longterm goals

    Renovating the Princess Theatre and re-establishing the city’s Industrial Development Board are two items Harriman officials can check off their list of longterm goals.

    “We are at a point now we need to re-establish the goals and objectives,” Councilman Lonnie Wright said.

    Harriman City Council will revisit the city’s longterm vision during a Tuesday workshop.
    The workshop starts at 6 p.m. in Harriman Municipal Office Complex.

  • It’s beginning to look a lot like ...

    Odds and ends scattered across a tabletop don’t look like they’d turn into much, but Jesse Rittenhouse recently proved he can take the most mismatched items and create something special.

    The owner of Adkisson’s Flowers and Gifts in Harriman was the Harriman Garden Club’s November guest speaker.

    To demonstrate his point, he used Christmas items brought in by club members to decorate a wreath.

    A red ribbon, angel tree topper, tiny wooden decorations, ball-shaped ornaments and many other items found their way into the wreath.