Monthly Archives: April, 2018

From Maryville to Oneida, and the timing was right

Timing is everything. And when Stephen Hodges first got a call from Bethlehem Baptist Church, about three years ago, the timing — for whatever...

Editorial: Motel closure was the right call

An Independent Herald editorial on Oct. 19, 2017 stated, “The Oneida Family Motel is a crime haven and a blight on this small town....

TCAP won’t count, state says

NASHVILLE — TN Ready, the beleaguered statewide assessment being administered in public schools this week and last, will not count against students, teachers or...

Oneida couple charged with child neglect

HUNTSVILLE — An Oneida couple have been charged with neglect after their two teenage children were allegedly discovered living in a filth-filled home. Harlen Lewallen,...

Track: Boles wins three times at Clinton

CLINTON — Scott High’s track team had a big day here Thursday, but no one had a better day than junior Gabby Boles. In a...

Soccer: Peaking Indians win back-to-back games

An Oneida team that appears to be finding its stride at just the right time — as the postseason nears — picked up back-to-back...

Baseball: Scott records first district win in 20 years

HUNTSVILLE — Scott High won its first district game in almost two decades on Tuesday, April 17, and the Highlanders didn’t leave much room...

Charles Woodward

Charles “Hugo” Woodward, passed away April 18, 2018, following a long battle with cancer. He was preceded in death by his parents,  two sisters, grandparents,...

Garry O. Williams, 59

  Garry Odell Williams, 59, of Oneida, passed away April 18, 2018, at University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville. Born in Oneida, July 26, 1958,...

Lanta Trammell Reynolds, 78

Lanta Edna Trammell King Reynolds, 78, of Winfield, passed away April 21, 2018, at Big South Fork Medical Center in Oneida. Born at Trammell Mountain,...

Estle L. Nelson, 69

Estle “Crickett” Lee Nelson, 69, of Pioneer, passed away April 21, 2018, at his home. Born September 12, 1948, he was preceded in death by...

Hildred L. Mason, 60

Hildred Levon Mason, 60, of the Capital Hill community, passed away April 16, 2018, at Huntsville Manor Nursing & Rehab Facility in Huntsville. He 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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