National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day – when thousands of pounds of unused and potentially addictive medications and other substances are removed from homes around the United States – will be on Oct. 26.
The aim of the event is to help reduce the number of teens and adults who are abusing prescription medicines.
The event is held twice each year and helps raise awareness of the permanent prescription-drug-disposal boxes that have been established around the nation.
Where do you plan to be on the Night of the Mad Moon?
There are so many superstitions that come to life at Halloween time. An old one is that an unmarried woman will dream of her future husband if she puts a sprig of rosemary and a silver coin under her pillow on Halloween night.
Our deepest sympathy is extended to the family and friends of Darlene Pendergrass who recently passed away. The arrangements are incomplete at the time of this writing.
Julia Harris and her daughter Alicia spent two days in Nashville. They went there to see Julia’s granddaughter Breana play soccer along with other team members Monday evening. Breana is the daughter of Kristie and Malachi Jamieson.
Roane County officials are going green and making it easier for their staffs to help the Earth with the placement of recycling bins in each office.
“I want to thank the officials of Roane County for joining me and the Roane County Highway Department in our efforts to Keep Roane Litter Free,” said Road Superintendent Dennis Ferguson, who placed the bins in the county offices.
Bins are in the offices of officials at the Roane County Courthouse, the Sheriff’s Office and the Codes office.