Monthly Archives: February, 2017

O&W Bridge to temporarily close for repairs

Efforts to repair the historic O&W Bridge will commence Monday, March 6, and will take approximately three weeks to complete.  This project is funded...

‘Shadow’s Law’ would change state’s policy on roadside memorial signs

NASHVILLE — More than five years after a Scott County teen was killed in a two-vehicle accident on U.S. Hwy. 27 just south of...

Oneida couple charged in child abuse case

An Oneida couple have been charged with child abuse after a two-year-old boy was allegedly beaten for peeing on the floor of the couple’s...

Drug charges result from ATV theft

HUNTSVILLE — A total of three men are facing drug- and theft-related charges stemming from an investigation into the alleged theft of a Kawasaki...

Three Scott Countians sentenced to prison

HUNTSVILLE — Three Scott County men have been sentenced to prison after violating the terms of their probation, the office of 8th Judicial District...

Our View: Congress must act quickly on Obamacare

According to U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tennessee, Humana’s decision to pull out of the Obamacare market will leave 40,000 currently-insured people without coverage in...

Oden: Finding things buried and long forgotten

Hezekiah Hall, an infamous Tennessee bushwhacker, was responsible for a reign of terror in the difficult years after the Civil War. His gang of...

Garrett: Disruptors hurt the rest of us

Congressman Jimmy Duncan, a Knoxville Republican who represents Tennessee’s 2nd District in the U.S. House of Representatives, has been catching a lot of flack...

Alcoa runs away from Scott in third place game

ALCOA, Tenn. — District 4-AA tournament host Alcoa surged early and late in Monday’s consolation game, pulling away for a 94-63 win over the Highlanders. Alcoa...

Lady Highlanders take CAK to the wire

ALCOA, Tenn. — Just a little over a week ago, District 4-AA power CAK rolled into Highlander Gymnasium in Huntsville and waltzed away with...

Oneida finishes third in District 4-A

WARTBURG — How would Oneida respond to its disappointing District 4-A semifinal loss? As it turned out, the Lady Indians were downright defensive. Facing Coalfield in...

Randall L. Terry, 52

Randall Leon Terry, 52, of the Cherry Fork community, passed away February 17, 2017, at his home. He was preceded in death by his father,...

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Unemployment claims drop below 600 in Scott County

The jobless numbers in Scott County continue to improve in the wake of coronavirus shutdowns that occurred in the spring, with unemployment claims last...

Cross resigns 6th District constable position

One of Scott County's constable positions will be back on the ballot in November. Tyler Cross, who was elected last week to the constable position...

Dept. of Health reports second coronavirus fatality in Scott County

The TN Dept. of Health has reported a second coronavirus death in Scott County. The state health department reported Scott County's first Covid-19 death on...

Scott County man indicted on sexual battery charge

HUNTSVILLE — A Scott County man was indicted on a single count of sexual battery when the Scott County grand jury convened for its...
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