Paper 3-5-2020

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Roane exits tourney on buzzer-beater

Raiders finish 13-10 after sectional loss to Huskies

What turned out to be the final game of Roane County’s boys basketball season came down to the final half-second of the final possession.

Richards goes 1-2 at state tournament

Sam Richards won one of his three matches as he represented Roane County during the state wrestling tournament last week st Mountain Health Arena in Huntington.

It’s time to take in dinner and a show

You can go out for dinner and a show next week – without taking the long drive.

Spring fire season laws now in effect

Spring fire season began March 1 with restrictions on outdoor burning that will remain in effect through May 31.

Major legislation crashes and burns

For the second week in a row at the Capitol, a major piece of legislative agenda crashed and burned, as the Senate failed to advance a joint resolution to amend the state Constitution in order to phase out personal property taxes on manufacturing equipment, machinery and inventory, and on motor vehicles.

Murder weapon followed an unusual route

Gun confiscated in earlier case

A gun used to kill a Spencer man was confiscated in a previous arrest before it was sold to another suspect who pled guilty to being an accessory to the murder.

Editorial cartoon 3-5-2020

Oliver the orphan cat

It was after dark by the time I got home from work. I was the first to arrive as my wife had to make a trip out of town and had not yet made it back.

Miracle on ice

Sports icons shamed for Trump appearance

Liberals will consistently attack anything associated with President Trump, and apparently even sports icons are not immune to their hateful rhetoric.