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Today's News

  • Lail marks 85th birthday

    An 85th birthday party was given in honor of Faye Lail of Kingston on July 22.

    Close to 50 guests attended the special celebration at Roane County Park.

    She has five children and their spouses, Barbara and Geoff Dunsterville and Sue and Kenneth Jewell, all of Lilburn, Ga., Buddy and Darlene Lail of Newnan, Ga., Danny and Cathy Lail of Crossville and Ginger Hembree of Harriman.

  • Look Back: A Little Something From Our Files From the Week of Aug. 24

    25 Years Ago
    The Tennessee State High School Athletic Association passed the no-pass, no-play rule, without setting a date for it to go into effect. Students would be permitted to participate in extracurricular sports only if they passed five out of six of their courses.

    10 Years Ago

  • General Sessions Court

    Editor’s Note: Readers are cautioned that some names may be the same as, or similar to, other members of the community.

    JULY 1 CASES DISPOSED

    Daniel H. Chester, probation violation. Dismissed.

    Tina L. Edwards, speeding. Dismissed on cost and traffic school.

    JULY 6 CASES DISPOSED

    Joshua E. Shakleford, driving without license. Guilty, traffic ticket paid in full.

    Kathy G. Roulhac, speeding. Guilty, traffic ticket paid in full.

  • Arrests

    Editor’s Note: Readers are cautioned that some names may be the same as, or similar to, other members of the community.

    Aug. 14 — Daniel James Adams, 30, 132 Tram Road, Carryville: fail to give proof of insurance, immediate notice of accident, leaving scene of accident, and failure to timely disclose required information. Total bond $15,250; court date Aug. 29.

  • Coffee break
  • Rockwood holds off OSMS, 30-26

    “Boomsday” had nothing on the offensive fireworks displayed in the barn burner between the Oliver Springs Middle School Bobcats and the Rockwood Tigers as both teams combined for 585 offensive yards in Rockwood’s 30-26 victory Thursday night. 

  • Raiders Baseball Showcase set for Oct. 8-9

    The Roane State Community College baseball team will be holding a showcase for high school players on Saturday, Oct. 8 at 11 a.m. and Sunday, Oct. 9 at 1 p.m.

    Participants will have the opportunity to be seen by college and pro scouts in a pro style workout.

  • TWRA to support Bubba-Fest

    The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is pleased to announce their involvement at the third annual “Bubba-Fest”, this Saturday, Aug. 27, in Crossville, Tennessee.

  • Cherokee blasts Harriman in opener, 54-16

    The Cherokee Yellow Jackets opened the 2011 season in style Thursday night as Brian Pankey's squad rolled to a 54-16 victory over Harriman.

  • RSCC’s Goff heads up Roane Alliance board

    Roane State Community College President Gary Goff will serve as this year’s chairman of The Roane Alliance board of directors.


    “The Roane Alliance is very honored, to say the least, that Dr. Goff has agreed to give his considerable talents to the leadership of the Roane Alliance board in the coming year,” said Leslie Henderson, president and CEO of The Alliance.