Copen first team all-stater

Four more Roane County players honored

Senior Toby Copen heads a list of five Roane County players named to the Class AA all-state football team for 2021.

RCHS student $10,000 winner in Babydog drawing

Getting vaccinated for COVID-19 pays off.

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Bids let to replace four Roane bridges

The W.Va. Division of Highways this week began the process of accepting bids on 12 projects, including the replacement of four bridges in Roane County.

Editorial cartoon 12-9-21


Parents share blame in school shooting

A Michigan prosecutor has filed involuntary manslaughter charges against the parents of the suspect in a school shooting.

It takes two

I haven’t made it very far in life, as I’ve told you before.

Active cases climbing

County moves to read, two more deaths cited

Like an uninvited holiday guest, COVID-19 just refuses to leave.

Obituaries for 12-9-21

Carl W. Frymer, 79; Norman Lee Harris, 85; William H. Harris Jr., 87; Ruth Elizabeth Linger, 84; Agustus ‘Bud’ Martin, 73

Lady Raiders drop first two of season

The season started with a pair of losses for the Roane County girls basketball team.