Paper 8-22-19

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Raiders pass first scrimmage test

Roane County put up a good showing during its first preseason football scrimmage Saturday morning at Winfield.

Roane runners have veterans, newcomers

A mix of veterans and newcomers will lead Roane County’s cross country team this fall.

Record moves to 55-59

Another busy week had Roane County’s golfers playing four times and seeing their season record move to 55-59.

Gun violence

Evil is the root of the problem

As they always do, mass shootings trigger an immediate reaction from the left to enact stricter gun control laws, or even to ban fi rearms altogether.

Editorial cartoon 8-22-19

If only the walls could talk

If only the walls could talk. What memories they might share.

Unsafe structure agency to meet tonight

The Roane County Unsafe Structure and Property Enforcement Agency is scheduled to get an update on a National Guard program to demolish deteriorating buildings in Roane County.

Woman recovering from gunshot wound

A woman is recovering after surgery for an accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound she reportedly sustained while trying to get rid of a snake.

Jail ordered for violations

Several people were put behind bars this week for violating terms of their probation, parole or home confinement sentences.