Paper 10-28-21

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Floor unsafe at courthouse annex

The price tag has gone up for a planned renovation of the courthouse annex.

Judges hand down sentences

Two judges appeared in Roane Circuit Court Monday to hand down sentences.

Obituaries for 10-28-21

James A. Christman, 53; Ella Mae Conley, 90; Rev. Freddie E. Harper, 82; Jennifer Ann Mitchell, 60

Roane top seed for sectional tournament

Lady Raiders fourth at NOC

Roane County picked up a volleyball win over Calhoun County before dropping both of its matches in the LKC Night of Champions.

Man charged with death of father-in-law

Leaf blower used as murder weapon

A Looneyville man and his father-in-law worked together mowing lawns.

BOE puts new face on wearing masks

Policy sets COVID threshold

A new Roane County Board of Education policy makes face coverings optional unless incidents of COVID-19 reach a certain threshold.

Smoking gun

You can pay the bill

Appalachian Power Company, which supplies electricity to the Walton and Amma areas of Roane County, and Wheeling Power Company don’t have enough money to upgrade coal-fired power plants in in West Virginia that supply electricity to three states.

The Old Perdictor

With the big game a-comin’ up on Halloweenie betwixt my be-loved Brownies ‘n them danged Squeelers, I only figgered it wuz rite to give my Cuzzin Junior a menshun.