Man convicted of sex with 12-year-old

A former Looneyville man who went on trial in Roane Circuit Court last week was found guilty of sexually assaulting his cousin when she was 12 years old.

County’s DOH list has over 150 needs

A farmer and retired teacher who has lived on or near Ambler Ridge all his life, Paul Cummings has seen slips in the road before.

Roane sees second fire death in 15 days

A well tender making his rounds Saturday morning came across what was left of a home that had burned during the night, claiming the life of a Newton widow and her two dogs.

Obituaries for 4-4-19

Fred Church Jr., 80; Wilma Jean Combs, 80; Cynthia M. Duckworth, 62; Emery C. Lipscomb, 76; Juanita Mae Mollohan, 92

Judge gives salvage yard owner deadline

Roane Circuit Judge Anita Ashley is tired of waiting for an illegal salvage yard owner to remove the cars from his property.

Editorial cartoon 4-4-19

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.

EDA, airport authority meet at Boggs Field

Developing the land around Boggs Field is seen as the only course for having the county eventually own the private airport.

RCHS track teams run in Hoover Invitational

Jordan Coon of Roane County suffered his first loss of the season but still won three events during the Herbert Hoover Invitational track meet Friday at UC Stadium/Laidley Field in Charleston.

Young gymnast soars during state meet

A Walton youngster had quite a showing in a recent gymnastics meet.