Monthly Archives: July, 2019

Days are numbered for extreme heat, as summer wanes | Eye to the Sky

Summer is on the downhill slide to autumn. This isn't a prediction; you don't need fancy computer models and forecasts to make this call. You...

E-Edition: August 1, 2019

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Man arrested after allegedly trying to hide crystal meth in mouth

HUNTSVILLE — An Oneida man who attempted to hide crystal methamphetamine in his mouth during a traffic stop was arrested on Wednesday, July 24. Edward...

Woman, apparently drunk on Listerine, charged with DUI

WINFIELD — A Kentucky woman was arrested on DUI charges Wednesday, July 24, after being apprehended by National Park Service rangers as she drove...

Two arrested following weekend fight in Oneida

Two people were maced, one was tased and both are facing criminal charges after a fight on the side of Main Street in Oneida last weekend.

John Muir walked across the Cumberland Plateau

You’ve seen his quotes about the tranquility and beauty of the American wilderness — perhaps without even knowing they were his. But did you...

Few changes for Tennessee’s 2019 hunting seasons

Where Scott County hunters are concerned, there will be few changes to Tennessee’s 2019-2020 hunting seasons. Scott and all surrounding counties will remain in Unit...

Appalachian Notebook: Classified ads can soar to literary heights – or not

The classified ad listed under a Sporting Goods header in the local shopper piqued my interest. For only $25, I could own an almost...

New River Baptist Church turns 200

The church at New River wasn’t always at its present location. It wasn’t always in New River, for that matter — nor even in...

Accused burglar captured at gunpoint by homeowner’s son

An alleged burglary attempt at an Dean Hill residence in Oneida ended in the arrest of a Winfield woman, after the was cornered inside...

Two arrested in OPD meth sting

Two people were arrested in connection with a methamphetamine sting conducted by Oneida Police Department and Scott County Sheriff's Office last week. Brandi Michelle Braden,...

Epidemic unveiled

Between 2006 and 2012, there were 14.57 million prescription pain pills distributed in Scott County — enough for 94 pills per year for every man, woman, boy and girl

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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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