Monthly Archives: May, 2013

Update: Helenwood man killed in south Oneida accident

An elderly Helenwood man was fatally injured in a tragic, two-vehicle accident on U.S. Hwy. 27 in south Oneida Friday evening. Eli "Bud" Phillips, of...

Sound Off: New cars for Sheriff's Department?

Should a spending freeze by Scott County include a halt on new car purchases for the Scott County Sheriff's Department? Our readers sound off: They...

Oden: Climate change headlines border on the fantastic

For several years as the tone and timber of climate change alarmism have increased in the media, I’ve wondered how newspapers, magazines, TV networks...

Velma Sexton Hutson, 80

Velma Sexton Hutson, 80, of the Annadell community, passed away May 18, 2013. Born in Scott County, May 30, 1932, she was preceded in death...

Essie L. Crabtree, 78

Essie Lee Crabtree, 78 of Winfield, passed away May 19, 2013, at Park West Medical Center in Knoxville. Born in Winfield, December 10, 1934, she...

Leona Chambers Coffey, 91

Leona M. Chambers Coffey, 91 of Oneida, passed away May 19, 2013, at Oneida Nursing & Rehab Center. Born in Huntsville, October 8, 1921, she...

Gen. Carl Stiner addresses Memorial Day crowd

Monday morning’s Memorial Day service at the local VFW Post was typical in every respect but one. The highest ranking soldier ever known to take...

BSF grant provides students with educational opportunity

Some 40 fourth and fifth graders from Oneida Elementary School had an opportunity to stay overnight at the remote Charit Creek Lodge recently, thanks...

Jobless rate declines by 1.2% as labor force hits 19-year low

Scott County’s unemployment rate declined 1.2 points in April, one of the largest declines in the state between March and April. According to figures released...

Illinois man killed in ATV accident

HUNTSVILLE — A holiday trip to Scott County ended in tragedy for an Illinois couple after an elderly man was killed in an ATV...

Sheriff's Department seeks stolen property

HUNTSVILLE, Tenn. — The Scott County Sheriff's Department is seeking the public's help solving a burglary that occurred in the Helenwood community Wednesday, May...

4-star general to speak at VFW event

Four-star Gen. Carl Stiner (ret.) will be the featured speaker at Monday's annual Memorial Day service at VFW Post 5669 in Oneida. Gen. Stiner is...

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Unemployment claims increase slightly in Scott County

The residual impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the economy may be beginning to rear its ugly head. After unemployment skyrocketed in March and...

Green to yellow: East Tennessee hospital capacity reaches ‘cautionary’ level for first time due to Covid-19

For the first time since the coronavirus pandemic reached East Tennessee, the region's health care capacity is reaching a point where it might soon...

Scott County has three cases of coronavirus added; statewide cases surge

The TN Dept. of Health is also reporting increased deaths and hospitalizations over the past 24 hours

TSSAA delays vote on contingency plan for fall sports; urges mask-wearing to help make sure games happen

The TSSAA Board of Control held a special called meeting on to discuss plans for the upcoming football and girls’ soccer seasons due to...
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