Today's News

  • Lady Devils knock off Coalfield, 40-29

     The Coalfield Yellow Jackets traveled to Harriman Thursday night for a rare late season non-district game. 

    The Lady Jackets, playing without their two leading scorers, fell for the second time this season to the Lady Devils, this time by the score of 40-29. 

  • Cherokee splits road games


    The Cherokee Yellow Jackets spent Monday and Tuesday of last week playing games at Sweetwater and Philadelphia.

    The trip to Sweetwater didn’t go well as the Jackets dropped a 52-39 decision at the hands of the Wildcats. Philadelphia was a much better trip, however, as Mike Snow’s squad downed the Warriors, 40-35.

  • OSMS, Harriman end regular season with split


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  • Walls, Ladd put up big numbers in Patriots sweep


    The Mt. Pisgah Christian Academy Patriots got 26 points from Morgan Walls and 15 more from Sonja Miller in a 47-40 victory over Maryville Christian Thursday evening. 

  • Lady Jackets pick up two wins


    There’s no place like home, but the road wasn’t too bad either for the Cherokee Lady Jackets last week as Ashlee Brackett’s squad picked up wins at Sweetwater and Philadelphia.

  • Tigers complete perfect regular season


    The Rockwood Middle School Tigers put the finishing touches on a perfect 21-0 regular season Thursday night with a 71-47 victory at home over Cherokee.

  • Calvary downs Concord Christian, 51-47


    With a strong night from the starting five, the Crusaders of Calvary Baptist were able to hold on for a hard fought 51-47 victory over Concord Christian.

  • Goddards face bittersweet celebration

    District 2 Roane County Commissioner Jerry Goddard and his wife, Sherron, will celebrate their 49th wedding anniversary next month.

    The keepsakes gathered over those years were lost in a fire at the couple’s Cemetery Lane home last month.

    “Every single thing was lost,” he said. “Forty-nine years of saving stuff gone down the drain.”

  • Rockwood to look in on elderly

    The Rockwood community was devastated by the hypothermia death of resident Ray Knight during a recent cold snap.

    Officials are keen to try out a new way to help prevent such tragedies in the future.

    Rockwood Police Chief Danny Wright and Fire Chief Mike Wertz have come up with a program they call R U Safe, which allows needy elderly to be referred to the city for wellness checks during extreme weather.

    They hope to build a database of all those who might need looking in on.

  • Ren Fair clears city hurdles

    The last government obstacle to a Renaissance Festival in Harriman was handled when the city passed final reading of an ordinance to rezone the property.

    “C2 (commercial) would be a better fit for the Renaissance Festival,” said Mayor Chris Mason.

    Nobody opposed the rezoning from open space during a public hearing Tuesday.

    Barrie and Lars Paulson originally wanted to open this summer, but after the late start, decided to move their opening to the fall.