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Today's News

  • Arrests: Dec. 29-31

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

    Dec. 29 — Shane Bunch, 40, 712 Old Roane St. Apt. 15, Harriman: bail with conditions. Bond $2,500; court date March 26.

    William Floyd Clark, 41, 826 Central Ave., Ashland, Ky.; simple possession or casual exchange and possession of drug paraphernalia. Total bond $4,000; court date Jan. 9.

  • Property Transfers: Dec. 1-12

    Property deed transfers as recorded at the Roane County Courthouse Dec. 1-12:

    From Antonio Gaddis to Buyer Solutions LLC by quit-claim deed, Dist. 1, Midtown, Lots PT1, PT2 and PT3, $5,075.

    From Citizens National Bank to J. Rod Gimbel by warranty deed, Dist. 4, South Fork, Lot 3, $2,700.

    From Peggy Sue Burgess, Peggy Sue Webb and Donnie Burgess to Alan Dale Webb by warranty deed, Dist. 1, city of Harriman, Lots 114 and 116, $33,000.

  • Births: Dec. 13-20

    Babies born at Methodist Medical Center, Oak Ridge, to Roane County parents:
    Dec. 13 — Micah and Charles “Andy” Spears, Oliver Springs. A boy, Caleb Alvah Arthur, 8 pounds, 3 ounces. Siblings: Elizabeth and Rebekah. Grandparents: Art and Wanda Sanderson; Charles and Sandra Spears.

  • General Sessions Court: Nov. 21-30, 2011

    Editor’s Note: Readers are cautioned that some names may be the same as, or similar to, other members of the community.
    Nov. 21 — Vivian J. Rodriguez, probation violation. Guilty.

    • Paul M. Robbins, DUI first offense. Bound over.

    Nov. 22 — Billy E. Bell, probation violation. Dismissed.

    • Ronald Richardson, DUI first offense amended to reckless driving. Guilty.

  • DOE to test warning sirens on Wednesday

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s public warning siren system will be tested today, Jan. 4, in areas surrounding the department’s Oak Ridge Reservation.

    The sirens will be tested between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. People in these areas during the test will hear a siren for 3-5 minutes.

    The sirens are near DOE’s East Tennessee Technology Park, Y-12 National Security Complex and Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

  • Let it snow
  • Tigers close 2011 with split

    The Rockwood Tigers and Lady Tigers finished play in the 2011 Harriman Christmas Classic Friday by splitting a pair of games.

    The Lady Tigers took the floor first and dropped a 44-38 decision against Oneida. 

  • Lady Waves capture Jon Loden Classic title

    The Midway Lady Green Wave closed out 2011 in style Friday night as Amy Woody’s squad captured the 2011 Jon Loden Holiday Classic championship with a 54-47 victory over Sweetwater.

  • Banquet honors RHS Tigers

    A large crowd turned out to honor the 2011 Rockwood High School football team last month at the First Baptist Church Family Life Center, sponsored by the Rockwood Rotary Club, Chris Ahler, president. Kenneth Clayton, former RHS player and graduate was the guest speaker, J. Polk Cooley was the M.C. and Coach John Webb presented awards to the various members of the RHS Tiger team. Special awards were given out as follows:
    Smokey Kirk Memorial Awards were given to four seniors who played for the Rams: Gunnar Mitchell, Everett Campbell, Jonathan Andrews and Ethan Hedrick.

  • Rockwood boys win lone county victory at tourney

    BRODY JONES
    Roane Newspapers
    Harriman Lady Blue Devils Vs. Oneida
    Despite the Harriman Lady Blue Devils best efforts, their winless streak stretched on after a tough 40-37 loss to the Oneida Lady Indians.