Today's News

  • Senior Bowlers of the Month
  • Lyle, Moser leads MMS past Sunbright, 40-22


    The Sunbright Middle School Tigers had no answer for the duo of Skyan Lyle and Zane Moser and fell to the Midway Green Wave Tuesday evening 40-22 to spoil 8th grade night for the Tigers.

  • Jackets advance 5 to region


    The District 4 A/AA Golf Tournament was held Tuesday at Egwani Farms in Rockford and the news would be good for five Kingston Yellow Jacket and Lady Jacket golfers as they qualified for next week’s Region 2 A/AA Tournament.

  • Early assault leads Lady Jackets past Campbell County, 8-1


    The Kingston Lady Jackets soccer team ran their season record to 6-2-2 on the season Monday evening with an impressive 8-1 victory over visiting Campbell County at Southwest Point.

  • Cisson comes up big for Lady Tigers in 2-1 victory


    With the score tied at 1-1 midway through the second half it was Katie bar the door. Katie Cisson, that is, who scored the winning goal for the Rockwood Lady Tigers en route to a 2-1 win Tuesday evening over Oneida at Mike “Brillo” Miller Sports Complex. 

  • FTO specialized course
  • Hobo still hits road at 100

    Even at age 100, Mose Wheeler is able to drive the trip from Michigan to his hometown of Harriman.
    “The reason I have lived to be 100 is the faith I have in God,” Wheeler said.
    Wheeler, who lives in Port Huron Township in the Great Lakes State, said he makes an annual trip to his hometown of Harriman around his Aug. 31 birthday.
    He was born in 1913.

    Wheeler owned a junk yard in Port Huron and now sells antiques and fixes things.

  • Marjorie Earick, 72, dies

    Roane County Board of Education Member Everett Massengill has heard a lot of speeches in his more than two decades on the board.
    One of the most memorable ones came from former board member Marjorie Earick in 2011.

    “That was one of the best,” Massengill said Wednesday.
    The board held a special-called meeting to decide whether to grant then-director of schools Toni McGriff a one-year contract extension. The meeting was so intense that McGriff left the room. 

  • Women try to take $644 in goods

    Rockwood police have accused two Lenoir City women of using a self-checkout machine to try and rip off Walmart.
    Kayla Smallen, 24, and Donette Hightower, 30, are charged with theft.
    According to Rockwood police, Hightower scanned $644.56 worth of merchandise at the self checkout on Sept. 11, and then asked for the items to be voided.

  • Man dies in Hwy. 327 wreck

    Criminal charges are pending in a single-vehicle wreck that claimed the life of an Oliver Springs man on Sunday.
    The wreck was on Hwy. 327 around 8:30 p.m.
    According to a report by Trooper Matthew Armes, Otto Joseph Flachbart III of Lenoir City was driving north in a truck with three passengers.
    The vehicle failed to make a turn and overturned.
    Passenger Fred M. Collins Jr., 48, was killed.
    The report said Flachbart and the other passengers, identified as Cody A. York and Freddy R. Collins, were not injured.