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Lori Roberts, Stephanie Stalnaker and Mariah Milhoan load balls for the Kerplunk game at the Hardman’s tent at the American Cancer Society Roane County Relay For Life Saturday at Roane County High School.

Crisis averted

Program helps fill vacant teaching slots

A year ago Roane Board of Education members said they were facing a crisis with vacant teaching positions in critical need areas including math and science.

Nine competing for BWF crowns

Pageant Saturday at RCHS

The W.Va. Black Walnut Festival Scholarship Pageant set for Saturday at Roane County High School will feature nine contestants in two divisions.

Reedy voters choose new mayor

In seven years of Reedy mud bogs, the race on June 1 was the first time Chris Phillips didn’t finish in first place.

Students expelled following posting

Two Spencer Middle School students were expelled for a year after they were arrested on the next to last day of the school year.

Woman killed by falling tree

Neighbors on Craig Ridge Road outside Spencer enjoy sharing stories when they meet at the mailbox.

Fun and games at Relay

Raising money to fight cancer is serious business, but sometimes it can be fun and games.

Students removed from school after social media posts

Two Spencer Middle School students were taken into custody Monday in connection with a social media post that had parents and school officials concerned.

‘Can’t keep an old goat down’

Cancer survivor credits strong will

Ray Dietz did his best to ignore what was causing the puffed-out appearance of his left jaw.

Two indicted for murder

A total of 25 people were named in 32 indictments handed up by a Roane grand jury Tuesday, including one man named in six sets of charges.

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