Ben Garrett

Ben Garrett is Independent Herald editor. Contact him at bgarrett@ihoneida.com. Follow him on Twitter, @benwgarrett.
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Eye to the Sky: A Monday ice storm for the Cumberland Plateau?

Could a major ice storm be in store for Monday for the northern Cumberland Plateau region? It's possible... A strong storm system will impact the...

Eye to the Sky: Minor icing possible today

Steady rain has moved off the Cumberland Plateau this morning, but there will be additional rain showers throughout the day, with temperatures hovering right...

Eye to the Sky: Kentucky ice storm shouldn’t impact plateau region

**Update: As this was being written, an Ice Storm Warning was issued for all of southeastern Kentucky, including the border counties like McCreary County,...

Eye to the Sky: Why was winter storm so poorly predicted?

There are no ifs, ands or buts about it: Saturday night's winter storm that impacted the northern Cumberland Plateau region was very poorly forecasted. A...

Lady Indians peaking at tourney time, knock off Harriman and Midway

As seems to be the case every year, Oneida Coach Marv West has his team peaking heading into tournament time. A tough early schedule...

Up to four inches of snow possible overnight

  Accumulating snow is likely overnight in Scott County and along the northern Cumberland Plateau, and a Winter Weather Advisory has been issued by the...

Once again, accumulating snow is a threat for the Cumberland Plateau

Accumulating snow is looking more and more likely for much of East Tennessee, including the northern Cumberland Plateau, Saturday night into early Sunday. And, while...

Snow Watch: Tracking the potential for Sunday snowfall

Mother nature is doing a great job of keeping everyone — even the seasoned pros — guessing about what she has in store for...

Late winter and spring are the best time for waterfalls in the Cumberlands

As winter slowly drags on towards spring, more and more folks start hankering for opportunities to get outside in February and March. Mild weather...

Eye to the Sky: Where did the cold air go?

They say that forecasting winter weather in the South is one of the hardest things in the world to do. "They" aren't far wrong....

Terry & Terry: A throwback to simpler times

It's a simple photo — West Oneida storekeepers Dorothy and Bertha Terry, standing behind the store that they owned and operated for decades. But,...

Update: Snow chances continue into Monday night

If you're looking out the window and wondering, "Where's the snow?" you probably aren't the only one. This snowfall "event" was expected to be...

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Two people injured in serious S.R. 63 accident

HUNTSVILLE — Two drivers were injured, and two more people escaped injury, in a serious, three-vehicle accident on S.R. 63 east of here Thursday...

Update: Several inches of rain expected through the weekend

As much as four inches of rain are expected across Scott County through the weekend and into early Monday, which will bring a slight...

Randy Byrge presented as ‘Person of the Year’

Randall Byrge was presented at the Scott County Chamber of Commerce's monthly board of directors luncheon on Thursday as the 2020 Chamber of Commerce/Independent...

Oneida falls to Harriman in district championship game

The Oneida Indians got Stubb(ed) on Wednesday night in the District 3-A championship game as Harriman’s Brady Stubbs led his team back from a...
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