Lori Roberts, Stephanie Stalnaker and Mariah Milhoan load balls for the Kerplunk game at the Hardman’s tent at the American Cancer Society Roane County Relay For Life Saturday at Roane County High School.

Crisis averted

Program helps fill vacant teaching slots

A year ago Roane Board of Education members said they were facing a crisis with vacant teaching positions in critical need areas including math and science.

Plea agreement in jeopardy after arrest

A man whose sentencing was put on hold for a year after he pled guilty to methamphetamine charges was sent to jail after he was arrested for DUI.

Nine competing for BWF crowns

Pageant Saturday at RCHS

The W.Va. Black Walnut Festival Scholarship Pageant set for Saturday at Roane County High School will feature nine contestants in two divisions.

Salvage yard case continued again

The case against a man convicted of operating an illegal salvage yard was continued again after he told the judge he had been unable to find a new lawyer.

Scramble champs

The team of (from left): John Varda, Bob Zdanek, George Wallace and Ken Stutler won the recent Roane County Chamber of Commerce scramble at Roane County Golf Club.

Roane’s Mace lands spot on AA all-state first team

Allie Mace of Roane County has landed a spot on the 2019 West Virginia Class AA all-state softball first team while two of her Lady Raider teammates also made the list.

Raider coach, official recovering after scary accident

A Roane County High coach is recovering at home after a scary incident over Memorial Day weekend.

Whiting all-state second team pick

Roane County’s Jake Whiting heads a trio of Raider named to the West Virginia Class AA all-state baseball team for 2019.

Editorial cartoon 6-13-19