Today's News

  • COURTS: Trial delayed for accused robbers

    Accused robbers Mark Andrew Randolph and Rufena Jean Bunch had their Dec. 17 federal trial rescheduled for April 1.

    The two Roane County residents allegedly went on a robbery spree in September.

    Bunch’s attorney, Bruce Poston, filed a motion to continue on Nov. 24. U.S. Magistrate C. Clifford Shirley Jr. granted his request during a hearing last week.

    Randolph’s attorney, Jonathan Moffatt, did not object to the delay.

  • Santa's Helpers


    The Harriman Fire Department is making getting messages to Santa a little easier again. From left, Kevin Shepard, Josh Duncan, Brandon Alcorn, Chief Brad Goss and Jeff Cunningham pose behind the Santa Letter mailbox outside the firehall. Families can drive right up to the mailbox to drop in their letters.


  • Bobcats, Blue Devils split close games

     It was a night of defense and close games Friday at Harriman’s Richard D. Pickell Gymnasium as the Blue Devils hosted Oliver Springs.

    In the girls game, Harriman led for much of the evening and had to hold on late for a 39-35 victory.

  • ACAC competes in Tennessee event



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  • Rockwood swept by Meigs County


    The Rockwood Tigers and Lady Tigers traveled to Decatur Friday night and suffered a pair of losses at the hands of Meigs County.

    The Lady Tigers fell behind early and never recovered in dropping a 43-27 decision. 

  • OSMS splits with Midway


    Midway’s Caitlyn Ross scored 24 points, but it wasn’t enough as the Oliver Springs Middle School Lady Bobcats used a 49-23 swing on the boards and a 22-10 advantage in team steals to decisively take down the Lady Waves by a 52-32 final margin Monday night at Oliver Springs. 

  • Mt. Pisgah enjoys trip to Sevierville



    A lot of people enjoy the trip to Sevier County for shopping or sightseeing, but for the Mt. Pisgah Patriots and Lady Patriots it was a pair of wins over Christian Academy of the Smokies (CAS) on the basketball court that made Friday’s trip to Sevierville a good one.

  • Cherokee picks up two wins


    The Cherokee girls basketball team spent the weekend in Coalfield, playing three games on Friday and Saturday against Coalfield, Oneida and Burchfield.

    The trip was successful as a whole with Ashlee Brackett’s squad beating Coalfield and Burchfield, but losing to Oneida.

  • Streaks end between Tigers, Eagles


    Monday night was streak-busting night at Rockwood’s Dr. Tom W. Evans Gymnasium as a couple of long winning streaks between the Rockwood Tigers and Oakdale Eagles came to an end.

  • Lady Jackets down Scott, 63-49


    The Kingston Lady Jackets picked up a big District 4-AA victory Friday night, downing Scott at Roane County High School, 63-49.

    Kingston would take the early 14-12 lead at the end of the first period. Lynzee Lunsford and Kalli Sampson (5 points each) led the Lady Jackets in scoring early on.