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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Late free throws give Raiderettes 65-64 win

     Roane State sophomore Nicole Hassler was the heroine Saturday afternoon after burying two free throws with 4.2 seconds left to give the Raiderettes a hard fought 65-64 victory over Volunteer State.

  • Mt. Pisgah spanks SCCS, 54-14

     

    The Mt. Pisgah Christian Academy Patriots traveled to Seymour Community Christian School Friday night and rolled to an easy 54-14 victory.

    The Patriots had no trouble on Friday as they allowed no more than six points in any of the four quarters of action.

  • Students go wild, then broke

    Breanna Huckaby learned a little bit about supporting a brood of children and an out-of-work husband last week.

    It had an impact.

    “I’m not having kids — not any time soon,” she said.

    The Midway High School student joined classmates in the program called On My Own, which has students role play different scenarios of adulthood.

    They try to budget for food, transportation, housing, child care and more for a month of expenses.

    It was a cold splash of reality for some of them.

  • TVA to ask for bullying, harassment suit dismissal

    TVA expects to request a dismissal of a federal lawsuit filed by a Knoxville man, who claims he experienced racial bullying and sexual harassment while working as a laborer at the Kingston Fossil Plant.

    The lawsuit, filed on behalf of Corey Hedrick, is almost exactly the same as one filed against G.UB.MK Constructors on Oct. 8, 2012.

    G.UB.MK is a joint venture between URS Corporation, Williams Plant Services LLC and Worley Parsons Group Inc.

  • ‘I love you’ puts Kingston native up for big video bucks

    A Kingston native and Roane County High School alumnus who captured a precious moment of his son’s adoration on video may be up for big bucks.

    Josh Houston has already won $10,000 from ABC’s “America’s Funniest Home Video,” and the family is in the running for $100,000.

    Houston, who was first-base coach for his two sons’ baseball team, was urging his then 3-year-old son Tripp to run to second base when the precocious child paused to share how much he cares for his dad.

  • Kingston, state officials tout intersection work

    State officials gathered with their counterparts in Kingston and Roane County to dedicate the widening of the intersection at Hwys. 70 and 58.