Monthly Archives: August, 2019

Soccer: Scott defeats Oneida, 3-2

HUNTSVILLE — Scott High notched its first win of the 2019 season here Monday evening, defeating Oneida 3-2 after a late penalty kick by...

Notebook: Youth was the biggest story of Friday’s opener

When was the last time a Scott High team started a sophomore at quarterback and a freshman at runningback? When was the last time...

Youth shines, defense is dominant as Scott rolls to Week 1 win

HUNTSVILLE — Lightning struck quickly at Highlander Field on Friday. Not the literal kind, the kind that would cause a 30-minute storm delay later...

Indians defeat Oliver Springs after record four overtimes

When a fourth down pass by Oliver Springs quarterback Blake Crass fell incomplete — just barely — in the end zone shortly after 11...

Fire chief: Give emergency vehicles the right-of-way

By Nathan Daggs Each day, fire fighters, police officers, paramedics and other emergency personnel respond to calls for help. Emergency personnel are required by state...

New Zealand native credits Oneida man’s kindness

On August 3, Barbara Powers found herself in what she describes as a "blind, 71-year-old panic." Stopped at a motel in Lafayette, Tenn., Powers...

‘Why not Scott County?’

By Scott McNamara Editor's Note — The following was submitted by Scott McNamara as a letter to the editor. Although it's hardly typical practice, we...

Scott County’s jobless rate bucked a statewide trend in July

Scott County bucked a statewide trend in July: it was one of just two counties, out of 95 across Tennessee, that did not experience...

Driver arrested after fleeing scene of bizarre crash

An Oneida man has been charged after allegedly leaving the scene of an accident at the Oneida Guest House on Friday — and hitting...

Eye to the Sky: Tropical Storm Dorian takes aim at Florida’s east coast

The fourth named storm of the 2019 hurricane season in the Atlantic Basin continues to get its act together as it bears down on...

Conversations With Preachers: David Gass

David Gass gave up a 30-year career at Y12, where he was a radiological engineer, and a nice home in West Knoxville to enter...

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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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