Today's News

  • Keel-Leslie

    Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Joe Keel of Tuscaloosa, Ala., announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Hannah Catherine Keel, to Aaron Samuel Leslie.

    He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel M. Leslie of Kingston.

    The ceremony will be on Sept. 7 at Sunny Acres Farm in Louisville, Ky.

    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Keel of Dothan, Ala., and the late William Henry Burge and Mary Evelyn Huckabee Burge of Linden, Ala.

  • Woods marks 94th birthday

    Hazel Ellis Woods, far right, celebrated her 94th birthday with 56 family members and friends on Aug. 2 at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Joyce and Boyd Woody.

    Among the guests were her three surviving siblings from a family of 10 children.

    The siblings include, from left, Lillie Glavich, 92, of Dade City, Fla.; C.V. Terry, 84, of Clinton; J.B. Terry, 90, of Huntsville; and Woods.

  • General Sessions Court: April 11, 2014

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

    April 11 —  Louis Meeks, duty to render and give information: dismissed.

    • Bridget Garrett, registration expired: dismissed.

    • Daniel Ferrell, speeding: guilty; traffic ticket paid in full.

    • John Breeden, speeding: guilty, cost to defendant.

    • Joshua Wright, seat belt 18 and older: guilty.

  • Arrests: Aug. 15-20, 2014

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

    Aug. 15 — Steven Dewayne Abston, 58, 222 Tacoa Circle, Rockwood: driving on revoked/suspended license. Bond $1,000; court date Oct. 20.

    • Marcus Quentin Bush, 24, 4741 Berridge Lane, Dallas: fugitive from justice. Bond $500,000; court date Oct. 6.

    • Donnie Lee Surber, 44, 242 Douglas Lane, Clinton: violation of order of protection. Bond $1,000; court date Sept. 29.

  • Midway Middle drops Monday night game, 34-12

    Jacksboro QB Zach Sulphridge tossed four touchdowns in leading the visiting Eagles to a 34-12 victory in a rare Monday evening contest at Midway.

    Sulphridge’s big night started late in the first quarter when he tossed a 13-yard scoring pass to Christian Shouse on the final play of the opening period.

    Sulphridge added the conversion pass to give the Eagles and 8-0 lead entering the second quarter.

    Sulphridge had set up the score with a 25-yard pass to Drew Jordan.

  • Green Wave hammers Eagles in rout, 48-7


    The Midway Green Wave were impressive in their opening game Friday night, pounding Tri-Cities Christian (TCC), 48-7. 

    The Green Wave dominated on both offense and defense, finishing with 365 total yards to 100 for TCC. By halftime Midway had allowed only nine total yards to the Eagles.

  • Harriman smokes Hancock in first game, 41-14


    The Harriman Blue Devils opened the 2014 season in style Friday night as Travis Tapp’s squad rolled past visiting Hancock County at Wallace Black Field, 41-14.

    The first half was especially impressive for the Devils as they rolled up 290 yards of offense and six TDs in taking a 41-6 lead into the locker room at intermission.

  • Bobcats knock off Rangers in opener, 27-12


    The Bobcat Youth Movement was in full effect Friday night as the Bobcats took a 27-12 win over the Unaka Rangers Friday at D.J. Brittan Field. 

  • Rockwood rally stuns Oneida, 14-13

     In what will go down as one of the greatest comebacks in Rockwood football history, John Webb’s Tigers erased a 13-0 deficit in the final 3:37 to knock off Oneida 14-13 in a thriller at Oneida’s Dr. M.E. Thompson Field.

  • Kingston Swim Team picks up heat wins