Obituary for 8-20-20

Thomas F. Brown, 75

Two enter pleas in circuit court

Two persons entered pleas rather than go on trial in Roane Circuit Court last week.

Students returning on staggered schedule

Hospital will help with virus testing

Roane County students will return to school under a staggered schedule the first two weeks, according to a plan approved by Roane Board of Education members last week.

Current, former commissioners at odds over $14

The tension was palpable as a current and former county commissioner were at odds over a bill in the amount of $14.

Virus cases rising in Roane

Number increases 25% in one week

The number of cases of the coronavirus in Roane County increased by 25% in the past week, according to figures from the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources.

Pre-K applications still being accepted

It is not too late to enroll a child in the pre-kindergarten program in Roane County for the upcoming school year.

Mask giveaway set for students

The United Way Alliance of the Mid-Ohio Valley in Parkersburg will be giving away masks to Roane County students in preparation for the start of the school year.

Elementary students will each get iPads

Every Roane County student in kindergarten through 4th grade will be receiving a new iPad this year.