2020-02-13

The end of the line

It’s one of Orton Jones’ favorite stories. If you don’t find it in his Reflections column this week on Page 1B, I’ll tell it here.

Bad examples

Childish Pelosi, Trump behavior unacceptable

It was sadly inevitable, but the coarsening of our society has wormed its way even into the most hallowed halls of American government.

Obituaries for 2-13-20

Darrel Hobart Cobb, 84; Michael Paul Fisher, 30; George John Hizer, 72; Beulah Mace Kerby, 94; Donna Jean Martin, 73; William Trevis McElvey, 87; Gary Billings Spears, 70; Greg Whited Sr., 56

Deputy feared for his life

Autopsy: Shooting victim was on meth

Roane Sheriff’s Deputy Mike King was in fear for his life, so he pulled the trigger on his shotgun.

Sewage leak, layoff spark controversy

Council backs off water rate hike

Concerns about a possible sewer leak and a discussion about a delay in a water rate hike highlighted a contentious Thursday meeting of Reedy Town Council.

Mayor presents wish list for city projects

An application to become part of the state’s home rule program is still a work in progress, but Spencer city officials are already looking forward to spending some of the extra money the designation and its 1% sales tax would generate.

DUI cited in death of woman, unborn child

Family was returning from baby shower

A Spencer man is facing felony DUI charges after a Saturday afternoon car wreck on W.Va. 36 that claimed the life of a Clover woman and her unborn child as she was returning from her baby shower.


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