Monthly Archives: February, 2019

Oneida wins Region 2-A championship with 61-58 upset of Harriman

HARRIMAN — Defense never slumps. It was an old saying that seemed appropriate here Thursday evening, as Oneida shocked Harriman, 61-58, to win the school’s...

Oneida falls to Midway in Region 2-A championship game

HARRIMAN — Midway may have played its best game of the season in Wednesday’s Region 2-A championship here. Oneida may have played its worst. The...

Oneida advances to substate with 56-52 win over Tellico Plains

HARRIMAN — Oneida controlled Tuesday’s Region 2-A semifinal most of the way, then dug its heels in and hung on for dear life late,...

Much colder weather is in store for early March

Brilliant blue skies. Temperatures soaring to near 60. Consecutive days of dry weather after months of wet weather. The end of February just two...

The Old Home Place

Editor’s Note: The following is taken from the “West Family History Records,” compiled by Kathleen West Robbins. This excerpt first appeared in the Independent...

Deep-rooted Cecil ministry found a home at Helenwood Baptist Church

Editor’s Note — In recent months, “Focus On: Religion” has profiled the early days of some of Scott County’s oldest churches, including First Baptist...

A microcosm of human life and drama in the aisles of Walmart

“Maintenance with a mop and bucket to the lingerie department,” blared the loudspeaker at Walmart. Several of us waiting in the checkout lanes – old...

Mitzi Strunk Smith, 80

Mable “Mitzi” Doris Strunk Smith, 80, of Auburn, Washington, formerly of Huntsville, passed away February 14, 2019, at Auburn Washington Multi Care Medical Center...

Larry D. Myers, 52

Larry D. Myers, 52, of Oneida, passed away February 16, 2019, at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge. Born in Muncie, Indiana, November 14, 1966,...

Phillip B. Johnson, 37

Phillip Branham Johnson, 37, passed away suddenly February 24, 2019. He truly engaged the game of baseball and could often be found on the field...

Dan Jacks, 80

Dan Jacks, 80, of Winfield, passed away February 19, 2019, at his home. Born in Winfield, February 14, 1939, he was preceded in death by...

Randell Butler, 77

Randell Butler, 77, of Oneida, passed away February 18, 2019, at Huntsville Manor Nursing & Rehabilitation Facility in Huntsville. Born in Scott County, April 25,...

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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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