Paper 1-23-20

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You kids get off my lawn!

It’s been quite a spell (that’s a long time in old man speak) since I ranted and raved about things in general and a few of my pet peeves in particular.

Raiders nip Devils in OT

Win snaps skid; RCHS moves to 7-6

A 50-48 overtime win at LKC East rival Calhoun County on Tuesday snapped Roane County’s three-game losing streak and put the Raiders at 7-6 for the season.

Jacket wrestlers place at McKinley

Spencer Middle had two wrestling champions in the McKinley Trojan Invitational Friday and Saturday at St. Albans.

Roane’s Nicholas goes 10-1 at Match-Up

Five of 11 dual matches went Roane County’s way during the Mountaineer Match-Up wrestling event Friday and Saturday at Nathan Goff Armory in Clarksburg.

One sentenced, another nabbed in slot parlor theft

A man accused of stealing more than $3,000 from a video lottery business was placed on probation and ordered to apply to drug court, while a woman police were looking for in connection with the crime has finally been captured.

Striped crosswalks will be permanent

Decorative crosswalks on Spencer’s Main Street have become a part of history.

No timetable given for ‘Slum and Blight’ work

Property owners enrolled in a National Guard program that will demolish dilapidated structures in the county aren’t the only ones who would like to know when the work will begin.

Editorial cartoon 1-23-20


In face of impeachment, Trump fights for us

While Democrats continued to push the partisan with hunt they call impeachment, President Trump was working for the American people.