Monthly Archives: April, 2017

Timothy J. Smith II, 39

Timothy “James” Smith, II, passed away February 22, 2017, at Wallula Gap in Walla Walla County, Washington. Born in Schenectady, New York, May 27, 1977,...

Ivie Thompson Senecal, 74

Ivie Jean Thompson Senecal, 74, passed away April 16, 2017, at the home of her sister in Cookeville, following a lingering illness. Born in Scott...

Charlene Day, 89

Charlene Day, 89, of Huntsville, passed away April 18, 2017, at Oneida Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Oneida. Born in Scott County, August 2, 1927,...

Darrin L. Byrd, 48

Darrin Lee Byrd, 48, passed away April 16, 2017. Born February 20, 1969, he was preceded in death by his grandparents: Rev. Leon Byrd, and...

Hike of the Week: John Muir to O&W

Distance: 4.6 miles Elevation gain: 100 ft. Difficulty: Moderate Trailhead: Leatherwood Most people who hike the John Muir Trail, the Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area’s...

Nearly 10,000 bibles later, ‘The Bible People’ are still going strong

What started with the purchase of 50 bibles has turned into a domestic missionary effort that has resulted in the distribution of nearly 10,000...

Flooding ravages northern Cumberland Plateau

Scott County has certainly seen worse flooding. But it has been awhile. That was the assessment of most local residents old enough to remember the...

Boy Scouts honor First National Bank’s Swain

Michael B. Swain got his start in youth involvement with the Cub Scouts. Last week, he went back to his roots, in some aspects,...

Garrett: Governor’s tax hike is a good start towards good roads

The Tennessee General Assembly last week gave a thumbs up to Gov. Bill Haslam’s proposal to increase the state’s gas tax (see story, page...

Oden: Appalachian iron made wood-burning cook stoves

My promise to Linda Britt was to find out something about her old wood-burning kitchen stove. We sat in her sunroom on a winter’s...

E-Edition: April 27, 2017

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Campbell County man sentenced to 110 years for child rape

JACKSBORO — An elderly Campbell County man will likely spend the rest of his life in prison, after being sentenced to a total of...

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Scott County adds another case of coronavirus

The TN Dept. of Health reported another positive case of coronavirus in Scott County on Monday — the 11th case in a 6-day span...

Sheriff Cross is remembered fondly by his community

Editor's Note — Throughout the month of July, this series will take a look at the stories behind the names that are memorialized on...

Editorial: The truth about masks

Let’s be real: Wearing a mask is probably not going to protect you from getting sick. The critics and naysayers who have worked hard through...

Scott County adds two more coronavirus cases as outbreak continues to worsen

The TN Dept. of Health reported two additional cases of coronavirus in Scott County on Sunday, bringing the county's total number of Covid-19 cases...
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