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Today's News

  • Liam Smith

     

    Liam Smith turned 3 years old on May 27.
    He celebrated with a Toy Story party with family and friends.
    He is the son of William and Kristy Smith, Harriman.
    Grandparents are Steve and Mona Bolden, Harriman, and Diana Smith, Oakdale.
    Great-grandparents are Mary Oran, Harriman, and W.F. and Ruth Headrick, Oakdale.
    Liam has a 4 year old sister, Taylor.
     

  • Jacob Buckholtz

     

    Jacob William Buckholtz celebrated his second birthday May 22.
    He is the son of Amber Taylor, Rockwood, and Vince Buckholtz, Midtown.
    Grandparents are Mike and Pam Taylor, Harriman, and Lee Taylor, and Dewayne and Stephanie Buckholtz, all of Rockwood.
    Great-grandparents are Paul and Mary Bennett, Kingston, Pete and Elen Williams, Harriman, David and Lila Taylor of Spring City, and the late Leon Moore.
    Jacob has a five year old brother, Hayden.
     

  • The Garden Gate by Ellen Probert Williamson: Vegetable blooms a promise of tomorrow's bounty

    All vegetable plants must have flowers in order to produce their fruits, although most farmers and vegetable gardeners don’t pay much attention to them, being intent upon the vegetables to come.
    The flowers are just the means to an end. But vegetable flowers are all very pretty and can be surprisingly effective in flower arrangements.

  • Motorcycle wreck
  • Devils split first two games in AAA tourney

    The first two days of the Dixie Youth District 8 AAA Tournament produced different results for the Harriman Blue Devils as they split their first two games.
    Harriman opened play Friday with a tough 11-0 loss against Greenback, but the Devils bounced back Saturday with a 13-8 victory over Sweetwater.
    The Blue Devils played Kingston Tuesday and will take on Madisonville Wednesday in the round robin tournament. Harriman must win one of those games to have any chance of advancing to next week’s Dixie Youth AAA State Tournament in Mount Pleasant.
    Harriman vs. Greenback

  • AAA Jackets still going strong

    In winning last week's Dixie Youth AAA sub district title, the Kingston Yellow Jackets ran into little opposition.

    The road hasn't been that easy in this week's Dixie Youth District 8 AAA Tournament, but the results have been the same as Kingston has won their first two games.

    In last week's tourney, Kingston won four games by a combined 23 runs, but their two victories against Sweetwater and host Madisonville have been by a total of three runs combined. Kingston opened play Friday with an 18-16 victory over Sweetwater then the Jackets knocked off the host Tornadoes on Monday, 4-3.

  • Season ends for Rockwood A All-Stars

    The Rockwood All-Stars Dixie Youth A State Tournament trip came to an abrupt end to the Bolivar All-Stars with a 25-14 defeat Friday morning.
    Bolivar started the game with four runs in the top of the first, but Rockwood responded with four of their own in the bottom of the first inning to make the score 4-4.
    In the second inning, Bolivar took control with a seven-run out-burst compared to two runs for the Tigers to make the score 11-6.

  • Devils finish seventh in A State Tournament

    After dropping their opening game in the Dixie Youth A State Tournament on Thursday, the Harriman All-Stars rallied for a pair of wins over Houston County and Fayette County on Friday and Saturday before seeing their season come to an end later Saturday with a loss at the hands of Dickson County.

    Harriman vs.
    Houston County

    Harriman kept their state tournament aspirations alive Friday afternoon with a 7-6 squeaker over the Houston County All-Stars.

  • AA Jackets headed to World Series

    The Kingston AA All-Stars are headed to the Dixie Youth World Series.
    The 7 and 8 year-old Jackets accomplished the feat this weekend with a runner-up finish in the Dixie Youth AA State Tournament in Rockwood.

    Kingston came oh so close to winning the state championship as they entered Sunday’s final day of play with an undefeated record, but a pair of losses to eventual champion Madison Central left the Jackets tied for second place with Signal Mountain.

    All three teams qualified for the Dixie Youth AA World Series that will be played in Florence, SC beginning on Friday, July 29.

  • Thyroid uptake probes offered

    Roane Medical Center now provides thyroid uptake testing in addition to thyroid scans, offering a comprehensive testing menu for patients.
    The nuclear medicine department at the Harriman-based hospital acquired a new thyroid
    uptake probe, Biodex Atomlab 950, to assess thyroid function in patients.
    The thyroid uptake probe helps determine the presence of over- or under-active thyroid glands.