Obituaries for 11-19-20

Ronald E. Carpenter, 60; Wanda Lou Epler, 89; Roger Harold Flesher, 71; Marion Harold, 92; Rodney B. Parker, 65; Michael Dennis Vickery, 67

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Biden should ignore voices from far left

If Joe Biden is eventually sworn in as our country’s 46th president, he will be under tremendous pressure from the far left wing of the Democrat party.

Medical pot operation gets second state permit

A new medical cannabis business in Roane County has received a second state permit.

Police begin enforcing mask rule in area stores

Police in Spencer began responding to businesses Monday to complaints of customers not wearing masks.

School quarantines having an impact

Virus closes SMS kitchen

Recent COVID-19 quarantines in Roane County Schools have shut down the kitchen at one school, sidelined a middle school basketball team and forced central office administrators to step in to run Roane County High while the entire administrative team was stuck at home waiting on test results.