2021-10-07

Grand jury indicts 40

A Roane grand jury returned 40 indictments last week, including charges of burglary, domestic assault, strangulation and incest.

Raiders rise to challenge, rip Ripley

Offense rolls up 401 yards in rout

Challenge accepted.

Another week another record for cases

Two deaths reported, active cases soar

While COVID-19 numbers are trending downward in the state and nation, the fall surge of the virus still has a firm grip on Roane County.

Paper 10-7-21

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Yellow Jackets, Demons battle to 22-22 tie

CWVAC foes Spencer and Ravenswood battled to a 22-22 overtime tie in middle school football action Thursday at the SMS field.

RCHS band wins awards at Ripley

The Roane County High School Raider marching band brought home several awards from the Ripley Viking Fest band competition Saturday at Ripley High School.

A long night

Royalty selected to reign over 67th BWF

It’s more than a 3-1/2-hour trip from Spencer to Maysville, a community about the size of Spencer tucked away in the eastern part of the state between Maryland and Virginia.

Spencer woman perishes on I-79

A Spencer woman was killed early Saturday in an accident on I-79 near Elkview.

Lady Raiders get sweeps against conference foes

Two LKC foes went down in straight sets as Roane County’s volleyball team climbed above the .500 mark.

Obituaries for 10-7-21

Erlinda Ambrosio, 78; John William Brannon, 62; Ashley Elizabeth Garrett, 28; Emory ‘Ted’ Greathouse Jr., 55; Richard Karl Miller, 71; Genevieve Phillips, 91; Betty Hickman Watson, 75; Donald Lorenzo Wolfe, 95