Paper 3-19-20

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LKC’s top player returning for Roane

Lady Raiders facing season of uncertainty due to coronavirus

This will be a season like no other for Roane County High’s softball team.

Virus steers mountain bike race off course

A local mountain bike race has been steered off course by the coronavirus pandemic.

Spring’s unexpected sound of silence

The crack of the bat and the sound of the starter’s pistol have been replaced by the sounds of silence.

From Walton to Hollywood

Idol winner gets ticket to big time

How will a teenager from the tiny community of Procious in Clay County go from performing on a small stage in Walton to the bright lights of Hollywood?

Deputy raises a possibility in new budget

Roane County Commissioners are considering raises for law enforcement officers above what other county employees will receive in the new budget.

Funding sought for vast broadband effort

Roane would get 38 miles of fiber

A large part of Roane County would be included in a new broadband construction project currently awaiting funding.

School calendar for 2020-21 approved

Roane Board of Education members approved a school calendar for next year that looks a lot like the current year’s calendar.

Cuts smaller for next school year

Bus route changes need more study

Cuts in teaching positions will be minimal in the upcoming school year under a plan approved Thursday night.

Editorial cartoon 3-19-20