Paper 10-3-19

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Kick return sets tone in emotional victory

Bush dashes for 85-yard score in first play since death of teammate

It took all of 15 seconds to turn around two weeks of heartbreak for the Roane County Raiders.

A few random sports notes and some dry humor

Here are a few random notes from the local sports scene as we look at the forecast and try to remember what that rain stuff is the weather people are talking about…

The Old Perdictor

Every coon’s age or three, I likes to go to the li’l shack out back to do me some reel thinkin’.

Runner-up regional finish sends Roane to states

It’s back to the states for Roane County’s golf team.


U.N. has none on climate change issue

And a little child shall lead them.

Editorial cartoon 10-3-19

First time Friday night lights

Every one who has grown up in rural America knows about Friday night lights, or they should.

Two sentenced for copper theft

Ordered to pay nearly $13,000 in restitution

Two of four men charged with stealing thousands of dollars in copper from an AEP laydown yard at Amma were sentenced Monday.

EDA members tour former Reedy school

Roane Economic Development Authority members met Thursday and toured the former Reedy Elementary School that is now a cosmetics testing laboratory.