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Today's News

  • Lane of I-40 to be closed Saturday

    Motorists should be alert on March 1 for a right lane closure on Interstate 40 East approaching the bridge across Hwy. 27 at mile-marker 347.

    The closure will be between the hours of 10 p.m. March 1 and 8 a.m. March 2 as crews perform milling and paving operations.

    All vehicles traveling I-40 East in excess of 12 feet in width will not be allowed through this area due to the restricted lane width across the bridge at mile-marker 347.

  • TFWC elects new officers

     

    The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission has elected its new officers for 2014-15 and Dr. Jeff McMillin was honored for his tenure as the commission’s chairman for the past year.

  • Senior Bowlers of the Month
  • Hot start, cold finish for diamond Raiders

     

    The Roane State Raiders baseball team got off to a great start in their 3-game series with the Cleveland State Cougars over the weekend, winning the first game of the set, 17-2, but Cleveland State rebounded nicely to take game two, 7-2, and game three, 7-4.

    Game One

  • Calvary advances to state tournament

     

    After an opening round loss in the Tennessee Athletic Association of Christian Schools (TAACS) East Region A Tournament to Mount Pisgah, the Lady Crusaders of Calvary looked to bounce back and advance to the TAACS State Tournament in Springfield.

  • March Madness coming to Roane State

     

    March Madness is one the best time of the year for basketball fans. This season, college basketball fans in Roane County will get the opportunity to experience some of March Madness beginning Tuesday as Roane State Community College will play host to the 2014 TCCAA Region VII Basketball Tournament. 

  • Arrests: Aug. 31-Sept. 15, 2013

    Editor’s Note: Readers are cautioned that some names may be the same as, or similar to, other members of the community.
    Aug. 31 — Christopher James Yarnell, 24, 1342 Mountain View Road, Rockwood: theft $500 but less than $1,000. Bond $1,250; court date Oct. 28.

    Sept. 1 — Jeremy Elliott Brackett, 39, 507 W. Eblen St., Rockwood: third-offense failure to appear. No bond listed; court date Oct. 7.

  • Arrests: Sept. 15-25, 2013

    Editor’s Note: Readers are cautioned that some names may be the same as, or similar to, other members of the community.
    Sept. 15 — Justin Kyle Thoma Golden, 22, 681 Johnson Road, Oliver Springs: failure to appear. Bond $38,000; court date Sept. 30.

    • Whitney Genea Howell, 3572 Oak Ranch Circle, Knoxville: aggravated burglary, domestic assault. Total bond $5,000; court date Nov. 18.

  • Arrests: Sept. 25-Oct. 4, 2013

    Editor’s Note: Readers are cautioned that some names may be the same as, or similar to, other members of the community.
    Sept. 25 — Howard Scotty Goad, 32, 157 Taylor Creek Road, Wartburg: DUI, simple possession or casual exchange. No bond listed; court date Sept. 24.

    • Holly Beth Wampler, 33, 210 McKinney Road, Harriman: driving on revoked/suspended license. Bond $1,000; court date Oct. 28.

    • Jessica Lynn Hall, 24, 2899 Double S Road, Dayton: attachment. Bond $3,030; no court date listed.

  • Rains celebrates 90th birthday

    Johnnie “MaMaw” Rains celebrated her 90th birthday on Feb. 15 with a party given by her children, Jerry, Susan and Mike, in Victory Baptist Church, Kingston.

    She celebrated with relatives and friends and thanks those who attended to make it a special day.

    Rains has eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.