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Obituary: Sammie Lindsay, 82

Sammie Leon Lindsay, of Allardt, Tenn., passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021, at his home and surrounded by his family. He was 82. Life:...

Obituary: Kailah Nerli, 33

Kailah Amber Nerli, of Boise, Id., passed away on Monday, Oct. 18, 2021 in Oneida. She was 33. Life: Born in Nampa, Id. on Jan....

Oneida catches fire late in a 35-7 win over Sequoyah

MADISONVILLE, Tenn. — With 3:10 remaining in the third quarter of Oneida’s game at Sequoyah on Friday, it appeared that there might be —...

Gatlinburg-Pittman uses special teams miscues to key big win over Scott

GATLINBURG — If you only saw the statistics, you wouldn’t guess that Gatlinburg-Pittman defeated Scott High 56-18 on Friday. The statistics tell this story: For...

Soccer: Oneida falls to Alcoa in substate game

Alcoa jumped to a 2-0 lead early in Saturday’s Class A substate game against Oneida, and the Lady Indians were never able to quite...

Want to be scared? Outbreak on Main has become one of Tennessee’s top haunts

You might say there’s a little Mountville, Pa. in Oneida during the Halloween season. That’s not entirely true, but it was Mountville — or, more...

S.T.A.N.D. recognizes Red Ribbon Week

Each year, on October 23-31, individuals, schools, and communities across the United States show their commitment to a healthy, drug-free lifestyle by wearing or...

TBI investigates officer-involved shooting on Caryville Mountain

CARYVILLE — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is probing an officer-involved shooting that left one suspect dead and another hospitalized Thursday evening. The incident involved...

Soccer: Oneida claims region title with win over Cumberland Gap

A thick fog settled across Jane Terry Hoffman Field Thursday evening, and from it emerged Kamryn Kennedy with what might have been the best...

Pedestrian struck and killed while walking on U.S. 27 in Oneida

A Georgia woman was struck and killed while walking on Alberta Street in north Oneida Monday evening, Oct. 18. According to a report filed by...

Tennier Industries begins mass layoff

HUNTSVILLE — One of Scott County’s largest employers is in the midst of a mass layoff. Tennier Industries, the community’s top textiles manufacturer, began informing...

These are the roads the Scott County Road Department plans to pave

HUNTSVILLE — Scott County Road Superintendent Kelvin King on Wednesday provided to the Independent Herald a list of roads that he proposes to pave...

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One dead, one injured in Ditney Trail shooting

HUNTSVILLE — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and Scott County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a Monday morning shooting that has left one person dead...

Arrest made following Walmart shoplifting incident

A Robbins man attempted to use a receipt from an auto parts store to prove to Walmart employees that the merchandise he was attempting...

Obituary: Barbara Stephens, 60

Barbara Ann Stephens, of Whitley City, Ky. and wife of Mike Stephens, died Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center...

Obituary: Randall Garrett, 69

Randall Lynn Garrett departed this life on Monday, Oct. 18, 2021 at his home in Rocky Top, Tenn. He was 69. Life: Born Feb. 22,...
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