• University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Dean's List: Fall 2012

    Sixteen students from Roane County are on the dean’s list for fall semester at University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.  

    They include Jordan Burdette, Kala Cisson, Samuel Collins, Kiley Gunter, Kramer Gunter, Maryann Hix, David Ingham, Matthew Jallouk, Jordan Kaldenbach, Spencer Klein, Kristen Kyker, Hali Morris, Abigail Overstreet, Amanda Riggs, Callie Scandlyn and Cody Wampler.

    UTC students who make a 3.2 or higher semester grade-point average are awarded the honor.

  • Math Night at Bowers adds up to family fun

    Two nights of family mathematical fun were to focus in Harriman as 143 families put their skills to the test for Bowers Elementary School’s second annual Family Math and Reading Nights.

    Family math activities and games, bingo for books and dinner were among the attractions.

    Each math teacher created one math activity or game for the families to play.

    Games involved dice, cards and dominoes with homemade, store-bought  and electronic games.

  • East Tennessee State University dean's list: Fall 2012

    Fourteen students from Roane County earned placement on East Tennessee State University’s dean’s list for fall semester.

    They are:

    Harriman — Taylor R. Borum, Christopher C. McCarroll and Caitlyn N. Swymer.

    Kingston — Danielle V. Casaus, Emily P. Denton, Derek T. Gurney, Elaine A. Hall, Kezia R. Hensley, Katrina Y. Kaldenbach, Ryan C. Orick, Holly M. Parkison and Erika B. Smith.

    Rockwood — Allison M. Breazeale and Jordan E. Williams.

  • Cover girl: Easter creates award-winning anthology art

    Elizabeth R. “Lizzy” Easter of Rockwood is the award-winning artist whose work is featured on the cover of “Read Our Word, Hear Our Voice: Anthology of Poetry, Essays and Short Stories.”

    The Roane State Community College student’s drawing was selected as the winner of a Roane Writers Group art competition and was announced earlier this year in a ceremony in front of Easter’s classmates.

  • Middle Tennessee State University Graduation: Fall 2012

    Six students from Roane County were awarded degrees at Middle Tennessee State University during fall commencement.

    They are:

    Kingston — Reed M. Quillen and Jordan A. Smith.

    Lenoir City — Lauren B. Gregory.

    Oak Ridge — Katelyn M. Gurecki, Emily C. Oswald and Megan A. Singleton.

  • Head Start now taking applications

    Mid-East Community Action Agency is accepting applications to enroll children in Head Start.

    Head Start is a federal early childhood program that promotes school readiness from ages birth to 5 in low-income families by enhancing cognitive, social and emotional development.

    It provides a learning environment that supports children’s growth in language and literacy, cognition and general knowledge, physical development and health, social and emotional development and approaches to learning.

  • Midway Elementary Perfect Attendance: Second Nine Weeks


    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

  • 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.