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Today's News

  • Criminal negligence alleged in child’s death

    Parents of a 14-month- old who drowned while bathing with his sibling have been indicted by a Roane County grand jury for criminally negligent homicide.
    Jackson Dean Gregory died on Nov. 11 in East Tennessee Children’s Hospital, Knoxville.
    District Attorney Russell Johnson said both Jami and Crystal Reagan Gregory of Harriman left their children alone during bathtime, which led to the child’s death.
    “She put the 1-year-old in the bathtub with the 2-year-old,” Johnson said.

  • E-911 worker retires to take up sewing

     

  • Under his umbrella
  • Working in the rain
  • Ammon-Decker

    James and Peggy Nichols of Crossville announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Cadie Joy Ammon, to Jake Kody Decker.

    He is the son of Rebecca Lyons and brother of Kyle Decker of Harriman.

    The ceremony will be at 11 a.m. April 9 in Kingston. A reception will follow.

    Invitations will be sent, but all relatives and friends of the couple are invited to attend.

    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Thomas and Sharon Clayton of Belleville, Mich., and Lynn and Coleen Tincher of Crossville.

  • Look Back: A Little Something From Our Files From the Week of March 2

    25 Years Ago
    Cherokee Middle School was trying to implement a class to teach the fourth “R” — responsibility — into its curriculum. Principal Jody McLoud said the class would offer ways for teenagers to prepare for mental and physical changes that take place during adolescence. It would also help “give kids the strength and courage to make their own decisions and not follow the trend.”

    10 Years Ago

  • MILITARY MATTERS: Steven R. Murphy

    U.S. Army Pvt. Steven R. Murphy has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

    Son of  Sherry Tipton of Harriman, he was a 2002 graduate of Oakdale High School.

    During the nine weeks of training, Murphy studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values and physical fitness.

  • General Sessions Court

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

    David A. Anderson, violation of probation June 1, 2009. Guilty plea June 21, convicted.

    Brenda J. Perkins, probation violation Jan. 25, 2010. Guilty plea June 21, convicted.

    Daniel F. Close, two counts probation violation Nov. 15, 2009, violation of probation May 10. Guilty plea June 21, convicted.

  • MILITARY MATTERS: Dustin L. Heidle

    U.S. Army Pvt. Dustin L. Heidle recently graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

    The private, who earned distinction as an honor graduate, is the son of Shelia Bunch and Michael Heidle, both of Kingston, Tenn.

    He graduated in 2008 from Roane County High School.

    During the nine weeks of training, Heidle studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values and physical fitness.

  • Property Transfers

    Property deed transfers in Roane County from Jan. 7-19:

    From Edwin Robinson to Regina Walker by warranty deed, Dist. 2/3, Holiday Shores Resort, Lot 26, $30,000.

    From Debra Lively to Jeremy Poland and Savannah Poland by warranty deed, Dist. 1, Brazel Road/Lee Street, $83,000.

    From Jay Alan Pierce to J&CP Properties I LLC, and J and CP Properties I LLC by quit-
    claim deed, Dist. 3, Victoria Drive, $0.