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Today's News

  • Day of Prayer observance set in Harriman

    As the nation struggles with various issues, U.S. citizens are preparing to exercise their freedom to gather, worship and pray.

    Millions will answer the call to prayer on May 2 in observance of the 62nd annual National Day of Prayer.

    Organized events will be held in thousands of public venues, including Harriman, where intercession will be made for America and its leadership.

    The Harriman observance will begin at noon at the Temperance Building on Roane Street.

  • March 2013 E-911 dispatches
  • General Sessions Court: Dec. 14, 2012

    Editor’s Note: Readers are cautioned that some names may be the same as, or similar to, other members of the community.
    Dec. 14 — Brandon C. Stewart, speeding. Dismissed.

    • Michelle M. Miller, financial responsibility law. Dismissed. Speeding. Dismissed on cost and traffic school.

    • Andrea J. Williams, speeding. Dismissed safety class.

    • Harlan S. Clower, speeding. Dismissed. Financial responsibility law. Guilty.

  • Arrests: Jan. 31-Feb. 11, 2013

    Editor’s Note: Readers are cautioned that some names may be the same as, or similar to, other members of the community.
    Jan. 31 — Cynthia Denise Johnson, 31, 614 W. Tri County Blvd., Oliver Springs: failure to appear. Bond $1,000; court date March 1.

    • Jason Edward Buxton, 30, 532 Randal Fugate, Spring City: two counts violation of probation. Total bond $60,000; court date March 4.

  • Births: Dec. 28-March 28

    Babies born at Methodist Medical Center, Oak Ridge, to Roane County parents:
    Dec. 28 — Leah Grace and Aaron Chancy Powers, Oliver Springs. A girl, Kensington Reagan, 6 pounds, 2 ounces. Grandparents: Alvin C. Powers and Marianne Powers; Garvan W. Walls II and Gail Walls.

    Dec. 31 — Marinda King and Benjamin Gary, Harri-man. A boy, Rylan Seth, 8 pounds, 1 ounce. Grandparents: Gail Ann King; Gladyn Wynn; Teresa Binkley; David Gary.

  • Midway Elementary Honor Rolls: Third Nine Weeks

    A Honor Roll
    Third Grade

    Dalton Bacon
    Anna Fink
    Seth Gordon
    Marissa Stakely
    Camden Clark
    Shayla Wood
    Gracie Click
    Ty Mason
    Camille Williams
    Grace Luke
    Benjamin Beach
    Macie Young
    Josie Thompson
    Halena Shirran
    Kimberlyn Cash
    Sawyer Pelfrey
    Dominic Meza
    Ethan Melton
    Zane Edwards
    Fourth Grade
    Gillian Fuhrmeister
    Savanna Longmire
    Shealeigh Moses

  • Dyllis Springs Elementary honor rolls: Third Nine Weeks

    A Honor Roll
    Alicia Ambrose
    Emma Robbins
    Allie Simpson
    Skylar Felthause
    Brady Goodman
    Taylor Jones
    Kelby Castleberry
    Sadie Duggins
    Sarah Dayle Mullins
    Zechariah Zeigler
    Emily Bias
    Christen Chaston
    Brett Daugherty
    Jackson Frazier
    Ella Hampton
    Evan Martin
    Chandler Hickman
    Garrett Melton
    Jacob Cooper
    Corey Raby
    Ky Hirsch
    Cooper Watkins
    Jace Tedder
    A-B Honor Roll

  • Bowers Elementary honor rolls: Third Nine Weeks

    A Honor Roll
    Third Grade

    Chase Johnson
    Matthew Scarbrough
    Alexander Hughett
    Brittany Brown
    Kaiden Hicks
    Maggie Collins
    Layken Kemp
    Lily Taylor
    Zoe Oakes
    Grant Whitlock
    Sabrina Peters
    Abbie Bullard
    Bradley Moore
    Nathaniel Fink
    Carter Smith
    Abigail Roberts
    Joshua Dunaway
    TahDarius Boyd
    Gracie Cagley
    Madison Thompson
    Brooke Jenkins
    Piper Suddath
    Fourth Grade

  • Make-a-Book winnners applauded

    Make-A-Book winners recognized by the Roane County Board of Education on April 18 are, front row from left, Chloe Lackey, Dyllis Springs; Arianna Woody and Mica Rose Holmes, Bowers; Maggie Patterson, Midway; and Keylon Reynolds, Kingston). They are honored by, back row, Director of Schools Gary Aytes, Literacy Leader Nancy Holloway and Board Chairman Rob Jago.

    Winners not pictured are Bryce McCracken and Anna Stout.

  • Ridge View wins Clover Bowl

    The fourth- and fifth-grade Clover Bowl teams at Ridge View Elementary School, Rockwood, won the Roane County competition for their division.

    Both teams will represent the county during the regional competition on May 15 at the University of Tennessee.