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Today's News

  • Midway Elementary Perfect Attendance: Second Nine Weeks

    Kindergarten

    Brennan Reed

    Dalton Cowell

    Kiersten Ruffner

    First Grade

    Nichole Maxwell

    Second Grade

    Cameron Ariks

    Bree Duff

    Caleb Hall

    Tyler Bentley

    McKayla Clark

    John Kevorkian

    Chloe Kyle

    Amelia Stakely

    Meredith Sweeney

    Cadence Miles

  • Dyllis Springs Elementary Honor Roll: Second Nine Weeks

    A Honor Roll

    Alicia Ambrose

    Allie Simpson

    Skylar Felthaus

    Brady Goodman

    Taylor Jones

    Allie Townsend

    Kelby Castleberry

    Briley Cox

    Savanna Johnson

    Zechariah Ziegler

    Emily Bias

    Christen Chaston

    Brett Daugherty

    Jackson Frazier

    Ella Hampton

    Evan Martin

    Brady Beach

  • Forms for fest online

    Vendor and exhibitor applications for Oak Ridge’s 11th annual Secret City Festival are now available online.

    Applications may be downloaded at www.SecretCityFestival.com.

    This year’s Secret City Festival will be June 21-22 at AK Bissell Park.

    Applications are available for arts and crafts, exhibitors and food vendors.

    Applications for Tennessee Creates, the juried arts show, will be available at a later date.

  • Yager offers student page opportunities

    State Sen. Ken Yager, R-Harriman, is welcoming Roane County students in grades 6-12 to experience the legislature in action as a page in the State Senate.

    “This is the best civics lesson I can imagine,” he said.

    “Student pages are right there with us on the Senate floor. They get a unique front-row view of the lawmaking process.”

  • 4-H high school speech contest winners

    Roane County Extension Agent Grant Palmer congratulates the winners of the county 4-H high school speech contest.

  • Bowers Elementary Special Student Lunch: January Readers

    Kindergarten

    Joshua Hansen

    Mason Bruner

    Abby Stout

    Ben Bullington

    Taliah Adcox

    First Grade

    Ben McCracken

    Abby Bullington

    Jamie Thomas

    Jazlyn Lopez

    Allbree Hanshaw

    Kiyah Baylis

    DeJauvis Dozier

    Second Grade

    Dezaree Sliker

    Caiyden Grigsby

  • Rose seminar slated March 2

    A 2013 rose seminar “Growing Beautiful Roses Made Easy,” will be on March 2 on the University of Tennessee’s Agricultural Campus.

    The seminar, sponsored by the Holston Rose Society and the Tennessee Rose Society., is designed for both novice and experienced rose growers.

    There will be multi-education sessions presented by speakers with many years of experience in growing roses.

    The seminar will be from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The cost will be $15 with advanced registration, and $20 if paid at the door.

  • Community Palm Sunday service to be in Kingston

    Harriman Music Club’s annual community Palm Sunday service will be at 2:30 p.m. March 24.

    A different church hosts the program each year.  This year’s service will be in Kingston United Methodist Church at 216 W. Church St., Kingston.

  • Hensley marks 30 years membership in the DAR

    June Graves Hensley was recently honored by Kingston’s Southwest Point Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution for 30 years of DAR membership.

    Her Revolutionary War ancestor, Martin Miller, also fought in the War of 1812.

    Hensley became a member of the DAR on Dec. 9, 1982, when she joined the Simon Harris Chapter in Knoxville.

    In 1998, she and Mary Bell co-founded the Southwest Point Chapter in Kingston.

    She has served as chapter treasurer, and this year, has made 44 blankets for veterans and children.

  • Go pink and get in free to Roane State games

    Fans who wear pink to Roane State Community College basketball games on Feb. 16 will be admitted free to raise awareness about breast cancer.

    The Roane State women play Cleveland State at 5 p.m. in the gym on the college’s main campus. The men’s game follows at 7.

    Cancer survivors will be admitted free and recognized during halftimes. Arts in Motion dancers and Roane State music students will perform.