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Today's News

  • Look Back: A Little Something From Our Files From the Week of Dec. 11

    25 Years Ago

  • Open art show Dec. 14-15

    The 2013 Roane Open Art Show in the downtown Harriman building known as The Annex at 431 N. Roane St. will feature dozens of area professional, accomplished amateur and student artists displaying paintings, pottery, photography, textiles and various mixed-media works.

    Virtually all of the pieces on exhibit will be for sale. The show will be from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Dec. 14 and from noon to 6 p.m. Dec. 15.

  • Shawn Alexander Burney

    Shawn Alexander Burney celebrated his fourth birthday with family and friends on Nov. 18.

    He celebrated with a Hot Wheels-themed party.

    He is the son of Melissa and Scott Burney of Harriman.

    Grandparents are Linda Utley Banks of Harriman, and Troy and Annette Burney of Oliver Springs.

    Great-grandparents are the late Melvin and Lola Utley of Harriman, the late J.H. and Sarah Burney of Oliver Springs, and the late O.T. and Etoy McDaniel of Oak Ridge.

    Shawn has a 5-year-old brother, Bryaden Andrew Burney.

  • Rockwood sweeps Kingston

     The Rockwood Lady Tigers snapped a 12-game losing streak against the Kingston Lady Yellow Jackets Monday evening with a 52-43 victory at Roane County High School.

    Rockwood’s last victory over the Lady Jackets came on Jan. 15, 2007 when they won at home, 44-31.

  • Raiders stay hot with 79-77 victory

     After a slow start to the 2013-14 season, Randy Nesbit’s Roane State Raiders are catching fire as they have now won six of their last seven games following a 79-77 victory over Volunteer State on Saturday.

  • Midway splits with Greenback

     

    A 2-0 start has suddenly become distressing for the Midway Lady Waves as they lost their third consecutive game Friday at Greenback, 47-27. 

    The Lady Waves dropped to 2-3 overall and 0-2 in District 3-A with the loss at Greenback.

  • Raiders bag Bucks

     

    The Roane State Raiderettes tacked on a 82-58 drubbing of the Motlow State Lady Bucks Friday evening. 

  • Rockwood takes care of Harriman

     

    It might have been cold and rainy outside, but the Rockwood Tigers were quite comfortable inside Dr. Tow W. Evans Gymnasium Friday night as they picked up a pair of District 3-A wins over longtime rival Harriman.

  • No fun for Bobcats at Clarkrange

     

    The Oliver Springs Bobcats and Lady ’Cats made the trip to Fentress County Friday night, but the trip was not a good one as Clarkrange took a pair of games.

    The Lady ’Cats gave the eight-time state champion Lady Buffaloes a battle for three quarters, but Clarkrange pulled away late for a 55-41 victory. 

  • Long range bombs no help for Jackets at William Blount

     

    The Kingston Yellow Jackets and Lady Jackets combined to hit 19 three-pointers Friday night, but all those triples went for naught as William Blount swept a pair of games played in Blount County.