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Today's News

  • Lady Jackets stun Robertsville, 41-38

     

    Down 15 points to Robertsville midway through the third period in the quarterfinal round of the TMSAA East Tennessee AAA Sectional, the 2013-14 season seemed sure to end for the Cherokee Lady Yellow Jackets.

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  • Cherokee advances to Area 4-AAA title game

     

    The Cherokee Yellow Jackets earned a berth in last Friday’s Area 4-AAA Championship Game Thursday evening by knocking off North Middle, 41-30.

    Thursday’s victory also secured Mike Snow’s squad a spot in the TMSAA East Tennessee AAA Sectional Tournament that is being played this week in Sevierville.

  • Harriman Happenings: Feb. 3

    Cheryl Childress, her daughter Cheron Winton and her daughter, and Ternisha from Knoxville spent last Thursday with Cheryl’s mother, Virginia Childress, and her sister, Angie Childress.

    This was a great visit. Jo really enjoyed all of them, especially her little granddaughter.

    Our deepest sympathy is extended to the family of M.C. Davis, who recently passed away.

    He was a former employee at Y-12 Plant in Oak Ridge. He worked with several friends from Harriman.

    Service was held for him last Thursday.

  • Judicial candidates asked to sign code

    A list of judges and judicial candidates who have agreed to a higher standard of campaign conduct was released last week by the Tennessee Bar Association.

    Nearly 150 — including Roane County General Sessions Judge Dennis Humphreys, according the website — have signed the Tennessee Fair Judicial Campaign Code of Conduct.

  • Parachute pants, leg warmers optional: Wendell’s Diner celebrates the iconic 1980s

    The 1980s introduced some of the most iconic cartoons, video games, big hair and fashion styles to pop culture.

    It’s a love for that giddy time that inspired Wendell Ruppe and his family when they decided to open Wendell’s Restaurant in Midtown. It opens for business at 6 a.m. today, Monday.

    “That is when me and my wife were both teenagers,” Ruppe said. “It was a fun time.”

    Not only were Ruppe and his wife Debbie teens in the 1980s, but the couple married in 1989.

  • Umbehagen on co-op at Lennox

    Tennessee Technological University mechanical engineering major Mark Umbehagen of Kingston will spend one year working for Lennox Industries on a co-op, or cooperative education, assignment.

    Umbehagen will maintain factory machines, design new assembly lines and assist on-site engineers in a variety of other tasks.

    “Co-op experience gives TTU students an edge as they get ready to start their careers, especially in a tough job market,” said Don Foster, Career Services associate director.

  • Management group to meet on Feb. 5

    Richard Brown of Y-12 Site will give an update on the Uranium Processing Facility at Y-12 Site during East Tennessee Chapter of the National Contract Management Association’s luncheon meeting on Feb. 5.

    The meeting starts at 11:30 a.m. in Oak Ridge Double Tree Hotel. Cost is $15 for members, $20 for the general public.

    Those planning to attend are asked to RSVP to Vicki Dyer at 865-483-9332 by 11 a.m. Feb. 4.

  • Management group to meet on Feb. 5

    Richard Brown of Y-12 Site will give an update on the Uranium Processing Facility at Y-12 Site during East Tennessee Chapter of the National Contract Management Association’s luncheon meeting on Feb. 5.

    The meeting starts at 11:30 a.m. in Oak Ridge Double Tree Hotel. Cost is $15 for members, $20 for the general public.

    Those planning to attend are asked to RSVP to Vicki Dyer at 865-483-9332 by 11 a.m. Feb. 4.

  • Out to Lunch: Bubba Gump a fun, lively place to visit in Gatlinburg

    During the Christmas season, and on our birthdays/anniversary (all the same day), my wife, Carol, and I like to spend a few days in Gatlinburg. Our getaway place is the Riverhouse Motor Lodge on the river, where we have stayed for many years.

    Our South Knoxville furniture friends, Jerry and Mickey Pease, joined us for our latest visit.

    They looked forward to our “Out to Lunch” visit to the Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. Restaurant, on the Parkway at Airport Road, next to the Convention Center.