Today's News

  • ACAC enjoys Greeneville

    Special to the News

  • Dixie Youth tourneys start Friday

    Friday night will be a big night for area youth league baseball players as the start of Dixie Youth postseason play begins in two age groups.
    A total of two Dixie Youth west sub-district tournaments will begin with teams from Roane County playing in  Rockwood and Spring City.
    A Tournament
    The Dixie Youth A sub-district tournament for ages 5-6 will take place in Rockwood.
    A total of seven teams will battle it out in Rockwood with a total of three games being played on Friday.

  • Hoops galore at Roane State camp
  • Marriage licenses: Dec. 5-31, 2012

    Marriage licenses granted at the Roane County Courthouse from Dec. 5-31:
    • Gerald Wayne Boatwright to Chasity Lynn Hill Herrell

    • Richard Anthony Simpkins Jr., to Amy Marie Thorburn Spiker

    • Joshua Paul Gibbs to Katrina Luanne Moser

    • David Roger Jordan to Melissa Lynn Hensley

    • Mark Franklin Gibson to Crystle Renee Clark Rodriguez

    • Travis Justin Moore to Christina Nichole Cox Moore

  • Births: April 30-May 22, 2013

    Babies born at Methodist Medical Center, Oak Ridge, to Roane County parents:
    April 30 — Jackie and Bryan Scarborough, Rockwood. A boy, Riley Maddox, 6 pounds, 13 ounces. Grandparents: Christopher Scarborough and Emmy Scarborough; Glen and Emmalyn Diaz.

    May 1 — Cora and John Michael Walker, Kingston. A boy, Aiden Riley, 8 pounds, 7 ounces. Sibling: Maelee Jolene. Grandparents: Jane Walker; Allen Walker; Eddie Ray Jordan II.

  • General Sessions Court: Dec. 17, 2012-Jan. 3, 2013

    Editor’s Note: Readers are cautioned that some names may be the same as, or similar to, other members of the community.
    Dec. 17 — David Z. Isham, speeding. Bound over.

    • Kenneth G. Ladd, driving while license suspended. Guilty.

    • Ruby K. Laymance, theft of merchandise shoplifting. Guilty.

    • Tabitha Leeann Monroe, theft of merchandise shoplifting. Guilty.

  • Arrests: March 8-14, 2013

    Editor’s Note: Readers are cautioned that some names may be the same as, or similar to, other members of the community.
    March 8 — Jason Lee Anderson, 34, 1099 Fairview Road, Harriman: two counts violation of probation, possession of drug paraphernalia. Total bond $6,000; court date May 20.

    • Trisha Lynn Marie Boles, 27, 208 New Trinity Ave, Rockwood; failure to appear. Bond $3,000; court date April 8.

  • Application period for big game quota hunts now underway

    The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has announced the application period for the 2013 Elk and Wildlife Management Area (WMA) Big Game Quota Hunts, the Youth Elk, and WMA Youth will run through July 24.
    The elk and youth elk hunts were moved to coincide with the application period for the other Fall WMA/Youth Big Game Quota Hunts. Entries must be submitted before midnight (CDT) July 24.

  • 2013 All-District 4-A/AA Soccer Team

    Player of the Year
    Ryan Creel (CAK)
    Offensive Player of the Year
    Marco Govea (Rockwood)
    Defensive Player of the Year
    Josh Purvis (Alcoa)
    Coach of the Year
    Wes Ford (Rockwood)

  • Magic prepare for magical trip

    When it comes to softball, not many places compare to Oklahoma City’s Hall of Fame Stadium.