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Today's News

  • Yager offers student page opportunities

    State Sen. Ken Yager, R-Harriman, is welcoming Roane County students in grades 6-12 to experience the legislature in action as a page in the State Senate.

    “This is the best civics lesson I can imagine,” he said.

    “Student pages are right there with us on the Senate floor. They get a unique front-row view of the lawmaking process.”

  • 4-H high school speech contest winners

    Roane County Extension Agent Grant Palmer congratulates the winners of the county 4-H high school speech contest.

  • Bowers Elementary Special Student Lunch: January Readers

    Kindergarten

    Joshua Hansen

    Mason Bruner

    Abby Stout

    Ben Bullington

    Taliah Adcox

    First Grade

    Ben McCracken

    Abby Bullington

    Jamie Thomas

    Jazlyn Lopez

    Allbree Hanshaw

    Kiyah Baylis

    DeJauvis Dozier

    Second Grade

    Dezaree Sliker

    Caiyden Grigsby

  • Rose seminar slated March 2

    A 2013 rose seminar “Growing Beautiful Roses Made Easy,” will be on March 2 on the University of Tennessee’s Agricultural Campus.

    The seminar, sponsored by the Holston Rose Society and the Tennessee Rose Society., is designed for both novice and experienced rose growers.

    There will be multi-education sessions presented by speakers with many years of experience in growing roses.

    The seminar will be from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The cost will be $15 with advanced registration, and $20 if paid at the door.

  • Community Palm Sunday service to be in Kingston

    Harriman Music Club’s annual community Palm Sunday service will be at 2:30 p.m. March 24.

    A different church hosts the program each year.  This year’s service will be in Kingston United Methodist Church at 216 W. Church St., Kingston.

  • Hensley marks 30 years membership in the DAR

    June Graves Hensley was recently honored by Kingston’s Southwest Point Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution for 30 years of DAR membership.

    Her Revolutionary War ancestor, Martin Miller, also fought in the War of 1812.

    Hensley became a member of the DAR on Dec. 9, 1982, when she joined the Simon Harris Chapter in Knoxville.

    In 1998, she and Mary Bell co-founded the Southwest Point Chapter in Kingston.

    She has served as chapter treasurer, and this year, has made 44 blankets for veterans and children.

  • Go pink and get in free to Roane State games

    Fans who wear pink to Roane State Community College basketball games on Feb. 16 will be admitted free to raise awareness about breast cancer.

    The Roane State women play Cleveland State at 5 p.m. in the gym on the college’s main campus. The men’s game follows at 7.

    Cancer survivors will be admitted free and recognized during halftimes. Arts in Motion dancers and Roane State music students will perform.

  • Roane Choral to Lift Every Voice in Feb. 23 concert

    Roane Choral Society will continue its 40th anniversary season with a concert, “Lift Every Voice,” at 7 p.m. Feb. 23 in Harriman’s historic Princess Theatre.

    Donations will be accepted at the performance.

    The Roane County Community Chorus will join in this presentation of moving spirituals and gospel music as in celebration of Black History Month.

    Roane County Community Chorus will sing several favorites and will join Roane Choral Society on “O Happy Day” and “Lift Every Voice.”

  • Midway Elementary Honor Roll: Second Nine Weeks

    A Honor Roll

    Third Grade

    Dalton Bacon

    Shelby Belchar

    Anna Fink

    Seth Gordon

    R.J. Kupfer

    Katelyn Braden

    Nikki Moore

    Shayla Wood

    Macie Young

    Josie Thompson

    Halena Shirran

    Kimberlyn Cash

    Sawyer Pelfrey

    Dominic Meza

    Ethan Melton

    Zane Edwards

    Gracie Click

  • Robotics takes off at Roane County High

    It’s a robot.

    But not the variety adults are acquainted with, like “The Jetsons” maid Rosie, R2D2 from “Star Wars” or the “Lost in Space” robot that shared information with the Robinson family with its familiar, “Danger, Will Robinson! Danger!”

    “We’re comfortable with those models which resemble the human form,” said Cynthia Holmes. “They look like us, act like us, and some speak like us.”