Monthly Archives: July, 2017

Michael K. Douglas, 56

Michael K. Douglas, 56, passed away July 10, 2017, at Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville. He was preceded in death by his mother, Grace Douglas;...

Lois V. Byrge, 75

Lois Venita Byrge, 75, of Norma, passed away July 17, 2017, at LaFollette Medical Center in LaFollette. Born in Anderson County, June 2, 1942, she...

Gerald L. Burchfield, 55

Gerald Lynn Burchfield, 55, of Jamestown, passed away July 21, 2017, at his home. Born in Oneida, January 10, 1962, he was preceded in death...

Sam Bean, 74

Sam Bean, 74, of Oneida, formerly of LaFollette, passed away July 21, 2017. He was preceded in death by parents, Brownlow and Mae Bean; wife,...

Road matters: The debate over old Litton Covered Bridge Road

HUNTSVILLE — Steve Howard considers himself a man of his word. So his message to Scott County Commission is clear: "If they think I'm...

E-Edition: July 27, 2017

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Scott County hospital sets opening date

Big South Fork Medical Center will officially open its doors on Tuesday, Aug. 8, at 8 a.m. Tony Taylor, CEO of the soon-to-open hospital, made...

Moving back into a rainy period

The last two weeks have featured very hot weather here in the Cumberlands and across Tennessee...more or less typical summertime weather, made to feel...

Summer pattern may break down sooner than expected | Eye to the Sky

How quickly things can change. Just a couple of days ago, it appeared that hot and dry weather was with us to stay for a...

Our view: Thompson’s obituary didn’t tell the whole story

The obituary was short, simple, and to the point. B. Ray Thompson Jr., who died of a stroke on June 29 at the age of...

Landowners face 12-cent tax hike

HUNTSVILLE — It won’t be official until at least next month, but it appears that Scott County’s homeowners are facing a 12-cent property tax...

Bankston set to face parole board

NASHVILLE — A Scott County man convicted of murdering his wife in 2001 is set to appear before a parole board on Thursday, at...

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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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