Monthly Archives: November, 2019

He cast Scott County’s only vote for Abraham Lincoln…

You might say that Shadrack Lewallen was ahead of his time by just a few years.  Or, perhaps, that he was a trend-setter. When President Abraham...

Conversations With Pastors: Brian Strunk

As a high school student at Scott High School in the late 1990s, Brian Strunk was popularly known by his nickname: Brother Love. It...

Restaurant owners inspired to offer free Thanksgiving meal to all

When Michelle King walked out of church at 8:30 p.m. Sunday evening, she made up her mind: RaeZack’s was going to serve a free...

Notebook: Scott High looks impressive out of the gates

If you’re looking for the most impressive local storyline from the first week of the high school basketball season, it would unquestionably be the...

Oneida’s season ends with loss at Meigs County in quarterfinals

DECATUR, Tenn. — Too many self-inflicted wounds, and too many wounds that were inflicted by Meigs County quarterback Aaron Swafford. That was the story of...

Scott County’s deer harvest finally starts to rebound

On the final day of Tennessee’s muzzleloader deer hunt — and on the eve of the rifle hunt’s opening day — Scott County’s deer...

A monumental task, accomplished

On September 11, 2018, teachers at Huntsville Elementary School held a fundraiser kick-off ceremony with an ambitious goal in mind: raising more than $275,000...

‘The small town dance studio doing big city things’

Most people who are interested in a career in the performing arts dream of taking their talents to New York City. It is, after...

Out My Way: Science educator Harold Young was a gentle soul

I sat at my computer Monday trying to recall each teacher I had during my 13 years of K-12 public education. I couldn't. I can name every...

Elderly woman killed in Winfield accident

WINFIELD — An elderly Oneida woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of U.S. Hwy. 27 and Pleasant Grove Road here...

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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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