Obituaries 7-18-19

Arthur Everett Brannon, 86; Phyllis Ann Hedrick, 79; Samuel Henry Saunders, 89; Clifford Shaffer, 74

Editorial cartoon 7-18-19

Lugnut finds a new home

It’s been a while since we checked in at the State Capitol on our old friend, Otis P. Lugnut.

Summer PATCH programs still going strong

Summer PATCH is going strong: we are averaging 40 to 50 kids per day in Summer PATCH Programs and they are loving every minute of it. They are busy with swimming, hiking, math, reading, and art classes. We are thrilled to have Ms. Elaine Ashman, SMS art teacher, back again with PATCH. Ms. Elaine has been employed with PATCH since […]

Man gets probation for Amma truck theft

A Spencer man was placed on probation for the theft of a truck from an Amma business, while a woman was put on probation for signing her daughter’s name when she posted the same man’s bond.

He made it

Looneyville man reaches summit

After seven years, five failed tries and one new knee, Rob Dunn finally made it to the top.

Roane FFA attends state convention

The Roane County High School FFA chapter attended the State FFA Convention July 10-13 where members took part in activities from public speaking to tractor driving.

Carryover nets county more than $200,000

County coffers are over $200,000 richer from funds unspent in the previous budget.

Blue Grass Club announces show results

The Blue Grass Riding Club staged an open horse show Saturday at the club showgrounds on Tuckers Run Road.

Another summer, another sports injury

Jim Cooper is on vacation this week. This column was first published in July 2009.