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Today's News

  • Rain slows Kingston
  • Lady Devils wallop Oneida, 16-9

    The Harriman Lady Blue Devils traveled to Carson-Newman College Wednesday evening to play Oneida, and Travis Langley's squad must have liked the Jefferson City campus as Harriman pounded out 24 hits in downing the Lady Indians, 16-9.

  • Lowe’s helps make Midway pavilion a reality

    Midway Middle School was the recent recipient of a $5,000 Lowe's Toolbox for Education grant.

    The school plans to use the money to construct a new outdoor pavilion.

    A new outdoor classroom with picnic tables and a pavilion will be made possible with the grant.

  • General Sessions Court: Feb. 6, 2012

    Editor’s Note: Readers are cautioned that some names may be the same as, or similar to, other members of the community.
    Feb. 6 ― Jimmy E. McGill, four counts probation violation and evading arrest. Guilty. Public intoxication and simple possession/casual exchange. Dismissed.

    • James H. Moore, probation violation. Guilty.

    • Jack C. Brown, probation violation. Guilty.

    • Samuel A. Patterson, failure to appear. Dismissed.

  • Bryan College: Who's Who 2012

    Matthew Green, a senior at Bryan College, Dayton, is among 16 students who have been named to Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges for the 2012 academic year.

    He is the son of Donald and Dana Green of Kingston.

    Who’s Who recognizes students who have a 3.25 or better grade average on a 4.0 scale, who are leaders in academic and extracurricular activities, has exhibited good citizenship and service to the college, and shows potential for future achievement.

  • East Tennessee State University graduates: fall 2011

    East Tennessee State University bestowed degrees to five Roane Countians during fall commencement.

    Earning degrees from Roane County were:

    Kingston — Charles R. Brumley, Master of Science.

    Oliver Springs — Brian S. Burnett, Bachelor of Science in nursing; and Miranda S. Conlon, Bachelor of Science.

    Philadelphia — Jeffrey M. Marlow, Bachelor of Science; and Rachael L. Sheridan, Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science.

  • Middle Tennessee State University dean's list: fall 2011

    Twenty-four Middle Tennessee State University students from Roane County earned placement on the dean’s list for fall semester.

    They include:

    Harriman — Zachary Wayne Basler, Jasmine Nichole Dawson, Adam Parker Ford, Samuel Gregory Mccartt, Anit Shashi Patel, Cody Cheyenne Thomas and Kelli Nicole Woodell.

  • Tennessee Technological University graduates: fall 2011

    A number of Tennessee Technological University students from Roane County received their degrees during fall commencement.

    They include:

    Harriman — Chloe Jade Morton, Julian Robert Goins, Lynwood Ross Sampson, Myranda Gail Robinson and Shellee Jane Galyon.

    Kingston — John Polk Brown, Kathryn Ruth Baker, Reiley Christianne Isham and Travis Lee Tucker.

    Lenoir City — Ashley Leann Lane.

  • New scholars program introduced

    The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture and Farm Credit Services of Mid-America have created a scholars program within the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.

    Each academic year, five Farm Credit Scholars will be selected to enter customized curricula that include specially designed coursework, an international experience, mentoring opportunities and an internship.

  • Cherokee places fourth in MathCounts contest

    By Shelby Brooks, For Roane Newspapers

    Five students from Cherokee Middle School's eighth-grade class attended the MathCounts regional competition at the University of Tennessee on Feb. 4.