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Today's News

  • Roane County dairy produces organic milk

    Little bare feet, brown with dust, as children explore the expanse of farmland that is their heritage.

    That is the vision Chuck and Julie Johnston have for their three children. It’s also one of the reasons they bought their dairy, which is part of Organic Valley, the largest farmer-owned organic cooperative.

    “We wanted our kids to grow up this way,” said Julie Johnston, who, with Chuck, has been on the farm for nine years now. “We bought all our equipment and bought our cows.”

  • Lady Jackets capture district title

    Monday was a big day for the Kingston Lady Jackets golf team as the Connie Guinn’s squad won the District 4-A/AA Tournament held at Green Meadow Country Club in Alcoa.

  • Three unbeaten in TVAA

    With half of the regular season gone, three teams in the Tennessee Valley Athletic Association sit alone at the top of the standings. 

    The Harriman mighty mites are 5-0 after a win last Saturday. Oliver Springs, the team that lost to the Blue Devils, is 4-1. 

  • East Tennessee Sportswriters Poll

    CLASS 1A

    1. Greenback (6-0) 59 (11 1st place votes)

    2. Coalfield (5-0) 51 (1)

  • Garton receives TWRA award

    Ray Garton has been named the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) Wildlife Officer of the Year for the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (SEAFWA).

    The winner of the award was announced by Darren Rider, TWRA Boating and Law Enforcement Division Chief.

  • Ellis makes good on bet
  • MMS knocks off Oliver Springs

    A number of factors have contributed to the Oliver Springs Middle School Bobcats problems this season. Injuries have sidelined several players, and last Thursday, Midway took advantage of the Bobcats problems and rolled to their fifth win of the year, 32-0.

  • MMS knocks off Oliver Springs

    A number of factors have contributed to the Oliver Springs Middle School Bobcats problems this season. Injuries have sidelined several players, and last Thursday, Midway took advantage of the Bobcats problems and rolled to their fifth win of the year, 32-0.

  • Lady Tigers blank Harriman, 10-0

    To quote the old Survivor song, the Rockwood Lady Tigers soccer program had the "eye of the tiger" en route to a 10-0 triumph over the Harriman Lady Blue Devils Thursday evening. 

  • Cherokee rolls over Clinton, 46-8

    Coming into last Thursday's game, Cherokee Middle School boasted an undefeated record and was trying to make it 7-0 against Clinton. The Jackets were also looking to keep the undefeated streak going from last year’s 9-0 Clinch Valley Championship team. The Jackets kept the streak going as they cruised to a 46-8 victory behind star running back Maurice Lane.