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Today's News

  • A VIEW from LICK SKILLET by Gerald Largen: More needs to be known of Perry’s core beliefs

    Gentle reader, did you hear that the sports network ESPN has pulled its long-time introductory song from the Monday Night Football broadcast?

    It seems that the performer, Hank Williams the younger, has interjected himself in the TEA party type “discussion” of politics.

    The report is that he was interviewed on Fox News’ “Fox and Friends” broadcast Monday morning, when he characterized President Obama’s golf game with House Speaker Boehner thusly: “It’d be like Hitler playing golf with Netanyahu.”

  • Bench to honor Goldberg’s life, legacy

    Everybody has a Paul Goldberg story.

    They remember the quiet way he encouraged others, his visits to families in mourning, warm invitations to lunch and the gentle touch he brought to every project, meeting and relationship.

    Friends, family and colleagues shared those stories as they remembered the late Goldberg during a ceremony on Thursday.

  • OCT. 2-8 IS NATIONAL 4-H WEEK: Community service, learning celebrated all year long

    Roane County youths involved in the 4-H revolution of responsibility asks for the public’s help in celebrating National 4-H Week Oct. 2-8.

    For 101 years, the 4-H Youth Development Program of Tennessee has engaged youths in activities that help develop skills for a lifetime.

    These skills range from communications to community service to goal setting to leadership.

    The 4-H program is a nationwide youth development program that has more than 6.5 million youths involved in it annually. 

  • OCT. 2-8 IS NATIONAL 4-H WEEK: Community service, learning celebrated all year long

    Roane County youths involved in the 4-H revolution of responsibility asks for the public’s help in celebrating National 4-H Week Oct. 2-8.

    For 101 years, the 4-H Youth Development Program of Tennessee has engaged youths in activities that help develop skills for a lifetime.

    These skills range from communications to community service to goal setting to leadership.

    The 4-H program is a nationwide youth development program that has more than 6.5 million youths involved in it annually. 

  • Applications accepted now for internship in Oak Ridge

    Applications are now being accepted for the Volkswagen Distinguished Scholars Program, a research internship administered for Volkswagen Chattanooga by Oak Ridge Associated Universities on behalf of Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

    Applications can be submitted online through Feb. 12, 2012.

    The program is a summer internship that awards students with a paid stipend, housing allowance (where applicable), and mileage for one roundtrip to/from the internship site if more than 60 miles from the student’s home.

  • Triathlon on heels of good behavior

    Students at Kingston Elementary School were recently treated to a special event as a reward for demonstrating good behavior and modeling outstanding character.

    Fifth-graders who fit the criteria participated in a mini-triathlon during the school day while the rest of the student body cheered them on.

    The triathlon consisted of a half-mile run, one-mile bike ride and 75-yard jump rope segment through sprinklers.

  • ‘Wonder of Words’ now in Roane schools

     

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  • Lady Waves win district title

    The Midway Lady Green Waves captured the TMSAA district title Saturday with an impressive 11-2 victory over Cherokee.

  • Clinton downs Lady 'Cats, 8-1

    The Clinton Lady Dragons soccer team was certainly breathing fire Monday night as they scorched the Oliver Springs Lady Bobcats by an 8-1 margin.