Two virus cases confirmed here

The coronavirus has officially arrived in Roane County.

County has new 4-H agent

The first day on the job for Roane County’s new 4-H agent wasn’t what she had hoped it would be, or where she hoped it would be.

Students will get kits to grow their own food

Roane students out of school during a statewide closure for the coronavirus (COVID-19) will get something extra when they pick up their school meals next week.

Making masks

Social media, 3D printing help in COVID-19 crisis

Social media has helped keep people connected while COVID-19 is keeping them apart.

COVID-19 topic as officials meet in person

One of the few local governing bodies to still meet in person during the COVID-19 crisis discussed some issues associated with the virus.

Each voter getting absentee ballot application

Every registered voter in West Virginia will get an application for an absentee ballot in the mail as part of a statewide program to make certain the May 12 election occurs in spite of concerns about the coronavirus.

School shutdown poses challenges

Teaching kids who are not at school has proven to be challenging during the school shutdown that resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic.

From grandkids to pandemic

Foster, age 5, was silent while working intently at the kitchen table. His tools were colored markers and a sheet of paper.

Editorial cartoon 4-2-20

Yellow jackets go down swinging in final athletic event

Mistakes plague Spencer in 6-2 state tournament defeat

Editor’s note: The following story was published in the June 10, 1993 edition of The Times Record. It is reprinted as it appeared then, as is the accompanying photo caption.