Monthly Archives: October, 2019

Scott High aware of, monitoring threat

HUNTSVILLE — Administrators at Scott High School are aware of a threat that has been made against the school, and say there is no...

Sex offenders must avoid contact with kids on Halloween

In addition to the rules that they must follow throughout the year, registered sex offenders in Tennessee have an additional layer of requirements that...

Rain threatens Halloween activities

Halloween is almost certain to start wet in the Cumberlands. Whether it ends wet depends on mother nature's timing. Rain and gusty winds are in...

High Expectations

HUNTSVILLE — Scott High made no secret of its goals going into the 2019 season. The Lady Highlanders wanted to win championships. “Hardware” was the...

Morgan County man charged with selling meth locally

A Morgan County man was arrested in Scott County last week after an undercover investigation by Oneida Police Department, accused of bringing methamphetamine into...

Six people nabbed in major drug bust

HUNTSVILLE — Details of a large drug bust that took place earlier this month finally came to light last week, after federal authorities approved...

No Business 100: An adventure extreme

STEARNS, Ky. — By ones, twos and threes they came, more than a hundred of them in all — runners, ultra-marathoners who were pushing...

Appalachian Notebook: Trendy Appalachian food popularity misses the mark

I’ve been reading in magazines and online about a sudden interest in traditional Appalachian foods and cookery. Seems that urban “foodies” have stumbled across...

Billy R. Young, 84

Billy Ray Young, 84, of the Grave Hill community, Oneida, passed away October 23, 2019, at Big South Medical Center in Oneida, surrounded by...

Oscar Lowe, 71

Oscar Lowe, 71, passed away October 21, 2019, at home surrounded by his family. Born December 31, 1947, he was preceded in death by his...

Tommy M. Lamb, 80

Thomas “Tommy” Marion Lamb, 80, of Oneida, passed away October 21, 2019, at home surrounded by his family. Born in Dayton, Ohio, June 23, 1939,...

Roy W. Jones, 61

Roy Wayne Jones, 61, of Oneida, passed away October 22, 2019, at his home. He was preceded in death by his wife, Donna Muck Jones;...

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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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