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Grand jury finds Johnny Lee Litton was responsible for killing Andy Sells

Johnny Lee Litton, the Oneida man who killed himself amid a standoff with law enforcement officers in June, confessed just before shooting himself that...

Obituary: Angie Terry, 70

Angelyn “Angie” Craig Terry, of the Black Oak community in Oneida, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021 at the Methodist Medical Center in...

Obituary: Ona Jeffers Wilson, 87

Ona Louise Jeffers Wilson went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021. She was 87. Life: Born Nov. 2, 1933 to...

Obituary: Marietta Byrd Holt, 61

Marietta Byrd Holt passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021 at the Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge, Tenn. She was 61. Life: Born Jan....

Obituary: Joan Boutwell, 79

Mary Joan Boutwell, of Oneida, passed away on Monday, Oct. 4, 2021 at Huntsville Manor in Huntsville, Tenn. She was 79. Life: Born in Oneida...

Obituary: Ginnie Lawson Harness, 71

Virginia “Ginnie” Lawson Adkins, of Winona, passed away on Monday, Oct. 4, 2021 at the LaFollette Medical Center with her family by her side....

Obituary: Cheryl Hall, 64

Cheryl Denise Hall, of Batavia, Oh., departed this life on Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021. She was 64. Life: Born March 7, 1957 in Cincinnati, Oh.,...

Obituary: Tiffany Pemberton Sexton, 34

Tiffany Denise Pemberton Sexton, of Robbins, departed this life on Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021 at home. She was 34. Life: The daughter of Archie Pemberton...

Obituary: Donna Strunk, 66

Donna Marie Strunk, of Oneida, passed away suddenly in the early morning of Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, at the Huntsville Manor in Huntsville. She...

PEC passes along more than $400,000 in credit to its customers in the form of kilowatt-hour savings

Plateau Electric Cooperative announced this week that it will pass through over $400,000 of pandemic recovery credit to its members. The Tennessee Valley Authority made...

Soccer: Scott defeats Oliver Springs in final regular season game

OLIVER SPRINGS — Scott High picked up its second win in as many nights with a 4-1 victory here in the final regular season game...

Trick-or-treat activities will be on Saturday in Scott County

Due to October 31 falling on a Sunday this year, Scott County will observe Halloween activities on Saturday, Oct. 30. Scott County Mayor Jeff Tibbals...

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Obituary: Hilton Jeffers, 69

Hilton Jeffers departed this life on Friday, Oct. 15, 2021 at his home in the Straight Fork community. He was 69. Life: Born Oct. 18,...

Services being planned for wife of TBI director emeritus Arzo Carson

HUNTSVILLE — Shirley Laxton Carson, the wife of former Scott County district attorney general and TBI director Arzo Carson, died Saturday at her Huntsville...

Obituary: Shirley Laxton Carson, 85

Shirley June Laxton Carson, of Huntsville, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021. She was 85. Life: Born in Oneida to Loma...

Obituary: Marilyn Moore Stark, 67

Marilyn Moore Stark, of Oneida, passed away on Friday, Oct. 15, 2021 at Big South Fork Medical Center. She was 67. Life: Born April 29,...
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