Today's News

  • Shillings tapped for alderman


    Don Shillings was selected on Thursday to fill the remainder of James Brummett’s seat on the Oliver Springs Board of Aldermen.

    He was one of two applicants.

    “Council made the motion to put Don in,” said Oliver Springs Mayor Chris Hepler.

    “I think he’ll do fine. He’s served two terms before. It is good to have a full council,” Hepler said.


    Federal agents raided a Department of Energy subcontractor’s Oliver Springs facility Thursday.

    FBI agent Marshall Stone would only confirm the agents were at the Oliver Springs headquarters of Transportation, Operations and Professional Services on Thursday.

    “We don’t want to jeopardize the ongoing case,” he said.

    Stone said the ongoing investigation is a joint effort between the FBI, DOE and the Internal Revenue Service. 

  • Regular season ends for Midway Middle


    The regular season came to a close for Midway Middle School Thursday night by dropping two games to visiting Wartburg. 

    Girls Game

    The Lady Waves fell to 3-14 after the 40-24 loss to Wartburg. 

  • Kingston sweeps Sweetwater

     The Kingston Yellow Jackets made the short drive to Sweetwater Thursday night and took a pair of games from the Wildcats.

    In the first game of the evening, the Lady Jackets took control early and rolled to a 49-26 victory. The final game of the night was closer, but Kingston still won by a comfortable 15-point margin, 66-51.

  • 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.