2019-03-28

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.

Hitting the trail

Man killed in ATV accident

A Walton man was killed Saturday when his ATV rolled on top of him, firefighters said.

Lady Raiders 5-2 after busy week

Roane County’s softball record stood at 5-2 after a busy week on the diamond.

Coon runs wild at Williams meet

Senior sets four records

Roane County senior Jordan Coon not only won four events during Saturday’s Don Williams Memorial track meet at County Stadium, he did so in record fashion.

Stroke of bad luck threatens golf course

Owner's health prompting sale of local club

A couple of years ago, the Sandy Brae Golf Course near Amma was purchased and turned into a cattle farm.

Family members fearing the worst

Man missing for almost two months

John DeMarino Jr. waited all day for his dad to pick him up.

Century-old Reedy home claimed in fire

Vandale Fork home also goes up in flames

A century-old home in Reedy went up in smoke last week, while a fire on Tuesday destroyed a home on Vandale Fork Road.

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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