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Today's News

  • Woman accused of letting 11 kids drink, smoke pot

    A Harriman woman allegedly allowed 11 juveniles to drink alcohol and smoke marijuana during a birthday party at her home last year.

    Kimberly Lynn Hall, 47, faces 11 counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. She was arrested at her home, 721 Dogwood Drive, last Wednesday.

  • ORUD Valentines help heat homes

    Proceeds from Oak Ridge Utility District’s special Valentine’s Day gifts help area families stay warm.

    ORUD’s annual “Have a Heart, Heat a Home” program raises funds for Project SAFE, which helps low-income families struggling to pay their winter heating bills and facing the loss of energy service.

    Through the program, ORUD offers a selection of Valentine’s Day gifts. All proceeds from the purchase of those gifts go to Project SAFE.

  • Jones tops at Methodist in ’13

    Darla Jones, nursing supervisor of the Nursing Administration Department at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge (MMC), has been named the 2013 MMCer of the Year.

    Hospital employees cast their votes for MMCer of the Year among candidates who received MMCer of the Month during the year.

    Jones, who lives in Kingston, was December MMCer of the Month and received the greatest number of votes to earn this special distinction.

  • Sexton’s Willis National Technician of the Year

    The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence recently honored Larry Willis as National BodyShop Business/ASE Master Collision Repair & Refinish Technician of the Year.

    Willis, an ASE master collision repair and refinish technician from Harriman, was among 45 automotive professionals recognized at the ASE’s fall Board of Governors meeting in the Newport Beach, Calif., Fairmont Hotel.

  • Harriman Happenings, Feb. 10

    Get-well wishes to Pam Lively, who recently had surgery at University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville.

    We will miss you, so hurry and feel better.

    We were saddened when we received the news that Robert Nabbe is very ill. He is a former resident of Harriman.

    Remember to keep him in our prayers. God still heals.

    Happy birthday to my great granddaughter, who celebrated her 20th birthday Feb. 6.

    My nephew, Dan Keith Anderson, will celebrate his birthday Friday, Feb. 14.

  • Raiders split series with Marshalltown

    The Marshalltown Community College Tigers traveled nearly 800 miles from Iowa to play four games over the weekend at Roane State.

    The series had mixed results for both teams as the Raiders opened the series Friday with a 5-2 victory and closed the series Saturday with a 5-4 win.

    The middle games went to the Tigers. Marshalltown won the second game on Friday, 7-6, before taking game one on Saturday, 5-1.

  • Lady 'Cats claim share of district title

    When the Oliver Springs Lady Bobcats were sitting on a 4-13 record after a 41-37 loss to Unicoi County on Dec. 28, a District 4-A Championship seemed unlikely to happen this season for Michelle Christopher’s squad.

  • Rough night for Roane County

    By GOOSE LINDSAY

    glindsay@roanecounty.com

    Three fantastic seasons came to an end Friday night as the Rockwood Middle School Tigers, Oliver Springs Middle School Lady Bobcats and Cherokee Lady Yellow Jackets would all fall in TMSAA East Tennessee Sectional semifinal action.

  • Cherokee’s season ends in quarterfinals

     

    The Cherokee Yellow Jackets would see their postseason run end Tuesday evening with a 36-25 loss at the hands of Area 3-AAA champion Heritage in the quarterfinal round of TMSAA East Tennessee AAA Sectional at Sevierville Middle School.

  • Midway surprised by CCA, 78-69

     

    What was first thought to be a tune-up game for the end of the regular season turned nightmarish for Midway Tuesday night as the Green Wave dropped a 78-69 decision to Crossroad Christian Academy (CCA) from near Lenoir City.