Monthly Archives: March, 2019

Hike of the Week: Colditz Cove

Trail: Northrup Falls Trailhead: Colditz Cove Distance: 1.3 miles Elevation Gain: 111 ft. Difficulty: Easy Almost as soon as you enter the hemlock forest that shrouds the Big Branch...

Presbyterian congregation dates back to 1880

By the 1880s, formal religion was becoming well-established in Scott County. The settlers who were transforming this remote, rugged terrain into small, loosely-connected communities...

Piano instructor indicted in child sex abuse case

HUNTSVILLE — An Oneida piano instructor was indicted last week in a child sex abuse case involving multiple victims. Mischa Knight Claiborne, 22, was named...

Man arrested after foot pursuit

An Oneida man managed to elude authorities on Friday, but was unable to do so on Saturday. Shaun A. Slaven, 39, was arrested Saturday following...

Governor requests major disaster recognition for 58 counties, including Scott

NASHVILLE — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee sent a formal request Friday to President Donald Trump for a Major Disaster Declaration to make federal recovery...

Vivian M. Walker, 82

Vivian Marie Walker, 82, of Helenwood, passed away March 21, 2019, at her home. Born June 2, 1936, she was preceded in death by her...

Man arrested after berating cops

A Helenwood man who allegedly taunted cops about taking him to jail on Thursday wound up exactly there. Jonathan D. Stevens, 50, of Helenwood, was...

Oneida man charged in child abuse case

HUNTSVILLE — An Oneida couple were named in a pair of indictments last week, alleging child abuse involving a child younger than eight years...

Mary Smith Uhlig, 46

Mary Jo Smith Uhlig, 46, passed away March 16, 2019, at Big South Fork Medical Center in Oneida. Born June 7, 1973, she was preceded...

Tennessee Bowling McKenzie, 80

Tennessee Bowling Futrill McKenzie, 80, of Hahira, Georgia, passed away March 18, 2019, at South Georgia Medical Center. Born April 20, 1938, she was preceded...

David H. Lovett, 65

David Harold Lovett, 65, of Oneida, passed away March 19, 2019, at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville. Born in Scott County, May...

Vernon E. Keeton, 75

Vernon Eddie Keeton, 75, of Oneida, passed away March 23, 2019, at his home. Born May 26, 1943, he was preceded in death by his...

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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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