Monthly Archives: September, 2013

Big comeback lifts Scott over Union County

MAYNARDVILLE — It would have been hard for Scott to have imagined a worst first half than the one that saw Union County jump...

Scott unemployment drops to 16.2 percent

Scott County's jobless rate dropped one full percentage point in August — one of the largest decreases in the state in a month that...

October reopening eyed for hospital

HELENWOOD — It is still impossible to announce an exact date, but the reopening of the Scott County hospital should be just weeks away,...

Local runners compete in Pulaski cross-country race

  SOMERSET, Ky. — Cross country teams from both Oneida and Scott High competed in the Pulaski 5K All-Comers at GE Park here Tuesday evening. "This...

Steam train excursion planned to Oneida

    After a 20-year absence, the sound of steam will once again chug along the rails of the Norfolk-Southern main line to Oneida, as a...

Two years later: Where is Christina Bussell?

  “We have to still have hope.” Those are the words of Alisha Cooper, two years after her sister — a Winfield mother-of-two — went missing...

Oden: The greatest gardening tricks

They jealousy guarded their secrets of growing prize-winning watermelons, my father and his brothers did. From finding the perfect soil mixture of sand and loam...

Archery season: Early season requires different strategies

  First-time bowhunters who are used to trekking to the deer woods with a gun in hand in late November often experience a bit of...

Danny Wright, 66

Danny Wright, 66, of Oneida, passed away September 20, 2013, at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville. Born in Winfield, May 29, 1947,...

Ethel Barnes Nichols, 87

Ethel Barnes Nichols, 87, of Jellico, passed away September 13, 2013, at Beech Tree Manor. Born in Stearns, Kentucky, September 30, 1925, she was preceded...

Betty J. Williams, 75

Betty J. Williams, 75, of Huntsville, September 16, 2013, at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge. Born in Scott County, October 6, 1937, she was...

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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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