A very short trip in the Wayback Machine

I was a big fan of the old Rocky and Bullwinkle show back in the day.

Obituaries for 2-18-21

Donna Fae Doane Fitch, 74; Betty Lou Bailey Laxton, 71

Editorial cartoon 2-18-21

Too much risk, expense for proposed road project

A proposed project to widen part of Spring Creek Road in Spencer is unlikely to happen anytime soon.


Mooney standing up for right to life

When it comes to principle, it’s never time to quit the fight.

We ought to have a plan

If you had to replace nearly half your income, you’d think you would want to have a plan.

Alice Lloyd recruit

Students grades continue to drop during pandemic

Grades earned by Roane County students continue to tumble while many are in distance learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.

County records another death as new cases decline

Roane County recorded another COVID-19 death during the past week as the number of new cases continues to decline.

Appointments available for virtual tax assistance

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program will not be preparing tax returns at the Roane County Library this year. All returns will be prepared off site, with the drop-off of tax documents and pickup of finished returns arranged by appointment only.