Oct 21 2010
10:47 am

Drought is back in West and South Roane County. According to the Tennessee State Drought Monitor ((link...)), parts of Roane County are now officially suffering drought conditions.


Apr 16 2009
07:00 pm

Roane County has been in a drought for years, a very long time. Last week our drought level finally slipped back to "none." For a map of current Tennessee drought conditions, see: (link...)

I hope this lasts. Twenty years ago I remember it raining at least for a while nearly every day. It kept the forest moist and the air refreshed. I hope those days will come again.

Lost Medicaid Funding

To date, the failure to expand Medicaid / TennCare has cost the State of Tennessee ? in lost federal funding.