Monthly Archives: December, 2017

Students to return to school amid widespread illness

When students in Oneida and Scott County return to school later this week, it will be amid widespread illness, including an unusual early outbreak...

Update: Dangerous cold in store for next week

The National Weather Service is cautioning that the arctic cold outbreak currently in place over the eastern U.S. will intensify next week, even as...

Garrett: Shannon’s tenure at Scott High was about culture change

As I wrote about Keith Shannon’s accomplishments as a head football coach last week, my mind flashed back almost 10 years, to conversations with...

Jail progress seen

HUNTSVILLE — “Here’s the thing,” says Huntsville Mayor Dennis Jeffers, “this jail has touched all of us in some way.” Jeffers is standing on the...

Dedicated prosecutor announced for domestic violence

HUNTSVILLE — Scott County will have a prosecutor who will specialize in domestic violence cases, District Attorney General Jared Effler announced Thursday. Effler said that...

But God: The story of one Scott County man’s journey back

“As dirty as you can imagine,” says Randy Byrge. “I was that dirty.” Those are the words of someone who has been to the bottom...

Building a band

Two weeks ago, more than 100 students assembled for Burchfield School’s annual winter band concert, performing such Christmas classics as “Jingle Bells” and “Up...

E-Edition: December 28, 2017

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E-Edition: December 21, 2017

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Witness in Robbins trial gets her day in court

Sheriann N. Turner, the 26-year-old woman described by the state as the "impetus" in the December 2015 shooting death of a 20-year-old Clinton man, finally had a day in court on Monday, to answer questions as to why she did not show up to testify against her uncle, who shot the man.

Child molester sentenced to 20 years in prison

A 22-year-old man accused of sexually molesting two young girls over a period of three years was sentenced Monday to 20 years in prison. He is not eligible for early release.

Carson pleads guilty to Trails End rampage; new details revealed

A Cleveland, Tenn., man accused of killing one and injuring others in the aftermath of a May 2015 concert outside of Huntsville has entered a "best interest" guilty plea and will serve a maximum of six years in prison.

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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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