Today's News

  • OSMS knocks off Rockwood, 22-14


    After a huge win over the Cherokee Yellow Jackets a week before, the undefeated Oliver Springs Middle School Bobcats suffered a bit of a hangover against the Rockwood Middle School Tigers, struggling to put away the Tigers before a late Bobcat interception sealed a 22-14 win Thursday night. 

  • Cherokee storms past Harriman, 38-8


    One week after dropping its first game of the season, the Cherokee Yellow Jackets handed Harriman its first loss of 2014 Thursday evening at Kingston’s Dr. Nat Sugarman Memorial Field, 38-8.

  • Highlanders take down Jackets, 34-7


    Thirteen was an unlucky number for Kingston as they lost their 13th consecutive game following a 34-7 defeat at the hands of Scott Friday night at Dr. Nat Sugarman Memorial Field.

  • Eagles fly high over Bobcats, 50-27

    In the biblical story of David and Goliath, David slew Goliath with a stone and a sling.

    The Oakdale Eagles slew the Oliver Springs Bobcats with a potent passing attack and a dominant ground game, combined with six Logan Cox touchdowns en route to a 50-27 decimation of the Bobcats Friday night at D.J. Brittan Field.

  • Tigers rally past Blue Devils, 42-28


    The 1-2 punch of Rockwood’s Jason Gaus and Drake long proved more than the Harriman Blue Devils could handle Friday night, as the Tigers (3-0) rallied from an early 14-point deficit to knock off the Blue Devils, 42-28, in front of a large crowd at Civitan Field.

  • Basketball league starts at Oakdale



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  • CHS patients urged to check credit reports

    Tennessee Attorney General Bob Cooper and Acting Director Bill Giannini of the Tennessee Division of Consumer Affairs are encouraging all Tennesseans who were referred to or received services from physicians affiliated with Community Health Systems Inc. in the last five years to review their credit reports and accounts for possible unauthorized activity.

    Affected patients should take advantage of the one year free credit monitoring offered by the company in the wake of the data breach announced earlier this month.

  • Capps retiring from Rockwood church

    Rockwood Baptist Tabernacle Church will have a farewell potluck dinner at noon Sept. 7 for Preacher Lewis Capps, seen here on his 40th ministerial anniversary with his wife Wanda, and Roane County Road Superintendent Dennis Ferguson.

    Capps is retiring after 41 years with the church at 427 Tedder St.

  • Luminary starts new Bible ministry

    Luminary United Methodist Church, Ten Mile, will begin a new ministry built around food and a love for the stories of the Bible.

    The church’s new regular Wednesday program starts on Sept. 10.

    It has two goals, Pastor Chuck Griffin said. First: to ensure anyone needing a good meal can have one, regardless of ability to pay. And afterward: to provide a basic understanding of what the Bible says about God’s work in the world.

    “We want to provide nourishment for both the body and the soul,” he added.

  • Dyllis Baptist homecoming marks 132nd year

    Homecoming at Dyllis Baptist Church, Harriman, on Sept. 14 will celebrate the church’s 132nd year.

    Pastor James Griffin will bring the message at 11 a.m., with Sunday school starting at 10.

    A potluck luncheon will begin at noon in the church’s fellowship hall.

    Longtime church member Bonita Irwin recalls that the church was known as Prospect Baptist Church until the membership voted to change the name on Jan. 27, 1954.

    The church was established on Nov. 17, 1882.