Soup & socks

Monetary donations surpass last year

What goes well with some soup and socks?

Bridge contracts awarded

Replacement of four aging Roane County bridges was among several construction contracts awarded by the West Virginia Division of Highways last week.

Obituaries for 12-23-21

Gregory M. Bennett, 48; Ella B. Boggs, 92; William E. Cottrell, 89; Adam Wayne Drake, 38; Lorene Mae Goodwin, 84; Gatha Marie Greathouse, 80; Jeffery Neal Miller, 54; Charlotte Rose Myers, 65; Wanda L. Parsons, 94

Hospital chief says resources strained

A surge in COVID-19 cases requiring hospital care is putting a strain on Roane General Hospital as well as other health care facilities around the state.

A Roane County Christmas

‘Twas right before Christmas and all around Roane folks were getting ready for a holiday at home


Remembering the reason for the season

And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the world should be taxed. (And this taxing was first made when Cyrenius was governor of Syria.) And all went to be taxed, every one into his own city.

County’s virus numbers improve

Roane County’s COVID-19 numbers showed improvement during the past week.

Editorial cartoon 12-23-21

RCHS tips off LKC play

It was a week of LKC East battles for Roane County as the Raiders got conference play started by winning one of three games.

Paper 12-23-21

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