Monthly Archives: May, 2018

Garrett: Our guests realize what we’ve got

Over the next several days, several thousand visitors will stream into Scott County for the holiday weekend. They’ll come from Indiana and Ohio, Georgia and...

Officials’ salaries offer reward for high risk

HUNTSVILLE — With the 2018 general election quickly nearing, several dozen candidates have lined up to seek a variety of county-wide and district-level offices...

Memorial Day: Remembering their sacrifice

Sonny and Beverly Washam were enjoying a Valentines Day dinner on Feb. 14, 2006 when they received the news that is the ultimate nightmare...

Cross reinstated as medical examiner after failed vote

HUNTSVILLE — Dr. Trent Cross was not on hand to defend himself as Scott County Commission debated his fate as the county’s medical examiner...

Soccer: Indians’ season ends one step shy of state

ALCOA — In the end, too many Alcoa playmakers, too much Alcoa depth and too many Oneida injuries led to the demise of the...

Notebook: TSSAA’s public-private split is paying off for public schools

There’s an old cliche about it never being too late to do the right thing.  Certainly, the philosophy of “better late than never” is being...

Logging from Big South Fork to Caryville

Editor’s Note — Following is a second excerpt from an interview of Kenneth Payne, conducted by Anne Malanka as part of the Big South...

The Mountain Preacher: Early Christianity in Scott County

Editor’s Note — Following is the first segment of an autobiography of Rev. Hobert L. Wright, recorded on audio cassette tape shortly before his...

Iva Lavender Philllips, 66

Iva Mae Lavender Phillips, 66, of Oneida, passed away May 16, 2018, following a lengthy illness. She was preceded in death by her father, Ivan...

H. Charles Lance, 85

Harrison Charles Lance, 85, of Huntsville, passed away May 15, 2018, at his home. Born in Knoxville, July 21, 1932, he was preceded in death...

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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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