Opinion

Electoral College

System tried and true for selecting President

The Electoral College would probably get attention more often if it had teams that played football and basketball. But the tried and true system our country uses to select its president is getting some hate from certain Democrat presidential candidates.

Being replaced by technology

A retired fellow I know told me that he had worked at a manufacturing plant with 1,900 employees.

Not every place has these things

With the Roane County Golf Club up for sale, it brought to mind a question I have raised in the past.

Editorial cartoon 3-28-19

Spring tonic

Special section accentuates the positive

There’s a lot going on in Roane County that doesn’t involve crime, legal proceedings or government issues that seem to get the most attention.

No participation trophies, please

The group that oversees high school sports in the state, the W.Va. Secondary School Activities Commission (or SSAC for short) is considering a proposal to expand the number of state champions in each sport from three to four. This would be done by adding a fourth classification to the three that exist in most sports now, AAA, AA and A.


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