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Today's News

  • Goldston fires perfect game past Greenback

     

    The Harriman Lady Blue Devils traveled to Greenback Thursday evening and hammered the Lady Cherokees in a doubleheader by scores of 11-0 and 16-0.

    Lady Devil pitcher Haley Goldston put on a show Thursday as she tossed a perfect game in game one and followed that with a one-hitter in game two.

  • Jackets ease by Oliver Springs, 2-1

     

    The Kingston Yellow Jackets had to rally from a 1-0 deficit Wednesday evening to pick up a 2-1 victory at Oliver Springs’ D.J. Brittan Field.

  • Lady Waves struggle against Grace Christian pitching

     

    After being no-hit eight days earlier at Grace Christian, the Midway Lady Green Waves still could not figure out Grace Christian pitcher Jessica Webb as Webb struck out 15 Lady Waves and the Lady Rams swept the season series with a 5-0 win Wednesday at Midway.

  • Lady Jackets pick up district split

     The Kingston Lady Yellow Jackets split a pair of District 4-AA games to close out last week.

    On Wednesday, Mike Huwe’s squad played its best game of the season in annihilating Knoxville Catholic, 16-0. The Lady Jackets had lost to the Lady Irish earlier in the season.

  • National Day of Prayer gathering May 1 at courthouse

    “One Voice, United in Prayer” is the theme for the 63rd annual observance of the National Day of Prayer.

    In Roane County, the observance will be at noon May 1 on the steps of the Roane County Courthouse, Kingston.

  • Harriman part of Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

    Harriman Police Department is among more than 5,600 collection sites nationwide participating in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on April 26.

    The lobby of the Harriman police station at 130 Pansy Hill Road will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to collect expired, unwanted prescription drugs from the public.

    Harriman Police Department is among 4,200 national, tribal and community law enforcement partners with

    the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration for this event.

  • Show and Shine to celebrate half century of Mustang

    The Tennessee Valley Mustang Club will be at Jerry Duncan Ford Lincoln Mercury, Harriman, on May 3 for a Mustang & Ford Powered Show and Shine to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Mustang.

    Mustangs and Fords spanning many years of production will be on site from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    Mustang 50th anniversary memorabilia will be given to all participants. Spectators and participants can expect to see Mustang models from 1964 ½ through 2014 and other Ford-powered vehicles from Model T’s through relatively new Taurus SHOs and Mercury Marauders.

  • Boater education course to take place next month at Caney Creek

    Caney Creek Marina and the Knoxville Power Squadron will conduct America’s Boating Course, a comprehensive boating safety class, next month.

    The four-day program will be from 6 to 8:30 p.m. May 6 and 8 and May 15 and 16 in Caney Creek RV Resort office building at 3615 Roane State Hwy., Midtown.

    “Whether you are a beginning boater of have years of boating experience, this class will increase skill, knowledge and confidence,” said Chuck Smith, one of class organizers.

  • Arrests: March 18-25, 2014

    Editor’s Note: Readers are cautioned that some names may be the same as, or similar to, other members of the community.
    March 18 — Steve Michael Blackburn, 23, 111 Coconut Lane, Powell: DUI. No bond listed; court date July 14.

    • Teri Dawn Davidson, 29, 627 Siluria, Harriman: violation of probation, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, assault. Total bond $9,900; court date May 5.

    • Bridgett Nicole Devaney, 29, 116 Teague Road, Rockwood: attachment. Bond $1,500; court date April 30.

  • Kindergarten, pre-K sign-ups slated May 8-9

    Roane County Schools’ registration for kindergarten and prekindergarten for the 2014-15 school year will take place next month.

    Registration will take place at the elementary schools from 2 to 5:30 p.m. May 8, and from 7:30 to 11 a.m. May 9.

    Parents should register students for the 2014-15 school year at the school in their district.

    Kindergarten students must be 5 on or before Aug. 15; pre-K students must be 4 on or before Aug. 151.