Today's News

  • Smoot bond revoked over DUI charge

    Bond for accused murderer Shawn Smoot has been revoked.

    Prosecutors moved for the revocation following Smoot’s arrest on DUI charges Tuesday in McMinn County.

    The order was signed by Criminal Court Judge Eugene Eblen and was effective immediately.

    Smoot is charged in Roane County with first-degree murder in the death of Brooke Nicole Morris, whose  body was found in Roane County on Oct. 15, 2011.

    Smoot had not turned himself in as of Friday afternoon.

  • Case against Ward involves alleged stolen tires

    The emerging criminal allegation against Harriman business owner Tim Ward involves stolen tires, according to Georgia authorities.

    Ward owns Tim’s Tire Service. He is charged in Catoosa County, Ga., with one count of violating the Georgia Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act.

    A Catoosa County grand jury returned the indictment on April 9.

    Roane County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Junior Templeton arrested Ward at his tire business in Harriman on April 17.

  • Tigers, Devils split in tennis action

     The Harriman boys and Rockwood girls picked up tennis wins Tuesday afternoon in a match played at Roane State.


    The Tigers and Blue Devils split two matches in doubles, but Harriman took 4-of-5 in singles to take home a 5-2 victory.

  • Melton’s goal lifts ’Cats past Devils, 1-0


    One a day where offense was hard to come by, the Oliver Springs Bobcats used a header by Tyler Melton to pick up a 1-0 win over the Harriman Blue Devils Monday evening.

  • Grace puts a kink in Midway’s title hopes

     Midway’s hopes of winning the District 3-A regular season championship all but ended earlier this week as the Green Waves dropped a pair of games against Grace Christian Academy.

    The Green Wave traveled to Knoxville and dropped a 4-2 decision on Monday before falling at home on Tuesday, 4-2.

  • Lady ’Cats close in on district title with sweep


    The Oliver Springs Lady Bobcats rant their season record to 18-3 overall and 9-0 in District 4-A earlier this week with a pair of wins against Jellico.

    The Lady ’Cats won easily at Jellico on Monday, 16-1, and they followed that up Tuesday with an 8-0 victory at home.

  • Knights pick up second win

     The Roane County Knights faced off with Upperman High School for the second time in as many weeks at Midway High School Thursday evening. 

    The Knights were able to secure the second win of the season with a 13-6 victory. The Knights first victory of the season came against Upperman earlier in the season.

  • Bobcats top Patriots, 17-6



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  • Knights too much for Jackets




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  • Lady Devils pick up district sweep over Rockwood


    The Harriman Lady Blue Devils picked up a pair of huge District 3-A wins earlier this week when they swept the season series from Rockwood.

    Harriman needed a late rally on Monday to send the game to extra innings before downing the Lady Tigers, 5-4. No rally was needed on Tuesday as the Lady Devils never trailed in picking up a 7-1 victory.