Sentencing delayed in embezzlement case

The sentencing of a woman who admitted to embezzling thousands of dollars from a local insurance agency was continued after she asked for a new lawyer.

Boothe volunteers for tax collection

A former Roane commissioner has volunteered to try to collect the county’s delinquent personal property taxes.

Students honored with Golden Horseshoe

Three Roane County eighth-graders will be recognized as Knights and Ladies of the Golden Horseshoe during a ceremony this Friday in Charleston.

Mt. Zion man receives second sentence

A man who admitted to stealing a dirt bike will have to serve 1-to-10 years in prison, but only after he completes another sentence for sexual assault.

Roane farmers eligible for federal disaster aid

Roane is among 12 West Virginia counties included in a federal declaration as primary natural disaster areas.

Annual Spencer spring cleanup day May 4

It’s time to clean out those garages – and anywhere else you might have stashed some junk.

Woman booted out of rehab sent to prison

A woman who intentionally flooded her apartment after she was evicted was sent to prison this week after she was kicked out of a drug treatment program.

Man sentenced for shooting at officers

A man who fired at two police officers who responded to a domestic incident at his home could spend more than 20 years in prison.

Local college students win business plan contest

For 13 years, the annual West Virginia Collegiate Business Plan Competition never had a winning team from Marshall University. Now, thanks to two local students, that’s changed.

BOE refuses to cut school secretary job

A secretary’s position at Roane County High School was saved as the Roane Board of Education wrapped up its annual reduction in force (RIF) hearings at a lengthy meeting last Thursday.

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