PAPER 02-20-2020

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Obituaries for 2/20/2020

Richard A. Batten, 52, Darrel Hobert Cobb, 84, Virgie Ellen Fields, 87, Sarah Diane Harris, 34 Violet ‘Granny’ Moore, 98, Mary ‘Colleen’ Murray, 85, Carolyn Dee Smith, 52, Kelly D. Williams, 51

Woman sentenced for battery on officer

A woman originally charged with attempting to disarm a police officer was released after serving 144 days in jail.


The Spencer Livestock Exchange is shown how it appeared last week, is well on its way to being demolished.

Bond set for illegal salvage yard owner

The owner of an illegal salvage yard will be released from jail today, if he can find a way to post a $10,000 bond.

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Schools may avoid cuts in coming year

A combination of savings and increased revenue could allow the county school system to avoid making personnel cuts for the 2020-21 school year.

Thief ordered to pay for new door

A man who kicked in the door of a home while the owner was at church was sentenced to prison last week.

Richards only Roane qualifier as Raiders finish 15th in region

There will be only one representative from Roane County when the state high school wrestling tournament gets underway on Feb. 27.

Roane raps Ravenswood for 11th place in LKC

The regular season ended on a high note for Roane County’s girls basketball team Thursday with a 47-38 home victory over Ravenswood in the 11th place LKC game.