Editorial cartoon 5-28-20


Reaction to virus was overblown

As the country begins to slowly emerge from weeks of self-inflicted shutdown, some facts are becoming clear – COVID-19 was real, but the hype surrounding it was overblown.

A backyard superstar

We might just have a budding superstar on our hands.

Grand opening of new Spencer Lanes bowling center set Fri.

Editor’s note: The following story was published in the Nov. 16, 1961, editions of The Times Record and Roane County Reporter.

Open wide

New ambulance fee proposed

More money will be needed – and soon – to maintain adequate ambulance service in the county, according to EMS and hospital officials.

Obituaries for 5-28-20

Ernest ‘Timmy’ Davis, 76; Carolyn Sue Larch, 60; Gwyn D. Ross, 88; Betty Olene Wayne, 87; Joseph H. Woolweaver, 75

Paper 5-28-20

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Editors’ street brawl national news

Imagine the editors of the local newspapers meeting in the street for an all-out brawl. You don’t have to imagine it, because it happened. If you don’t believe it, you can look in up on Wikipedia.

Suspect arrested after shots fired

A Spencer man has been charged with four counts of wanton endangerment and being a prohibited person in possession of a fi rearm after he allegedly fired shots at a man he said stole money from him earlier.