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.

Editorial cartoon 4-18-19

Bunny Love

Lorelei Cherry gets a hug from the Easter Bunny, who made an appearance during Saturday’s egg hunt sponsored by the town of Reedy.

Bradley bridge project moved to 2020

It’s as predictable as the return of the robins each spring.

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.

Bids for school bond projects below estimates

Bids awarded for the first projects funded by a school bond approved by voters in November came in well below estimates.

Salvage owner moves out three cars

The owner of an illegal salvage yard moved three cars off his lot, which was enough to satisfy the judge overseeing his case, at least for a short while.

Obituaries for 4-18-19

Juanita Virginia Cook, 88; Paul Lakin Cummings, 69; Dennis Alan Fisher, 59; Karen Lenora Fisher, 70; Sue Miller Harper, 77; Maureen G. Taylor, 81

Former commissioner points out mistake in surplus property sales

Roane County Commissioners improperly sold surplus county property, a mistake that was pointed out by a former commissioner.