Today's News

  • Arrests April 17-25

    Editor’s Note: Readers are cautioned that some names may be the same as, or similar to, other members of the community.
    April 17 — Jeffrey Frank Beeler, 48, 712 Old Roane St., Harriman: domestic assault. Bond $1,000; court date June 30.
    • Stacey James Johnson, 44, 3139 Whitney Place, Knoxville: DUI. Bond $2,000; court date July 7.
    • Herbert Grant Marshall, 78, 778 E. Shore, Rockwood: domestic assault. Bond $1,000; court date May 5.

  • Harriman Happening-April 5

    Recently Mark and Nora Hightower spent five days in Philipsburg, N.J.
    They were guests of his cousin Robert Stonecipher.

    His family had a surprise birthday party for Robert. He was really surprised.

    The party was great and was attended by lots of family and friends.
    Roane County High School presented its band concert Saturday, May 4, at 2 p.m.

    Sharon Weatherly, who is working in Rangoon, Burma, will return to the United States in July.

    She will spend some time with her family. Afterward, she will be working in Houston.

  • Late rally keeps Harriman’s season alive



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  • Lady Waves end Rockwood’s season, 13-3


    The District 3-A Softball Tournament got off to a great start for the Midway Lady Green Waves Friday evening as they downed Rockwood 13-3 in the opening round of play.

    Midway improved to 16-7 overall with the win and will face Grace Christian Monday in the double elimination portion of the tournament.

  • Jackets advance in 4-AA tourney


    Using the golden arm of Thomas Mathews and his 14 strike-outs, the Kingston Yellow Jackets buzzed past the Scott Highlanders in a decisive 8-1 victory on Friday in the opening round of the District 4-AA Tournament. 

  • Midway holds off Tellico Plains in tourney opener, 7-4


    In a game that was a little closer than many expected, the Midway Green Wave kept its season alive Friday evening at Harriman with a 7-4 victory over Tellico Plains in the opening round of the District 3-A Baseball Tournament.

  • Squeeze play leads Devils past Tigers, 5-4


    A perfectly executed squeeze play proved to be the difference Friday night as Harriman scored three runs in the top of the seventh inning to down Rockwood 5-4 in the opening round of the District 3-A Baseball Tournament Harriman.

  • OS caps perfect district season


    The Oliver Springs Lady Bobcats ran their District 4-A record to 12-0 Thursday afternoon with an 8-0 victory over Oneida at Arrowhead Park.

  • Lady Waves end regular season with 7-0 win


    With all the postponed games, the Midway Lady Green Waves had to put two special days into one Thursday. Midway had Cancer Awareness Day and Senior Day at the same time and the day was a success as the Lady Waves beat McMinn Central, 7-0.

  • Nation makes most of first plate appearance


    Oliver Springs baseball coach Tony Kegley isn’t afraid to play a hunch and Oliver Springs senior Justin Nation was just happy to have the opportunity to make the most of that hunch during Thursday’s District 4-A Tournament opener against Sunbright.