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Winter relaxes its grip on Cumberlands

Ol' Man Winter is expected to relinquish his icy grip on the northern Cumberland Plateau today, bringing to an end four consecutive days of...

Arrest made in Posey cold-case

HUNTSVILLE -- The Scott County Sheriff's Department yesterday filed charges against an Oneida woman who authorities say played a role in the 2005 shooting...

Oneida breezes by Oakdale, 79-38

OAKDALE -- Cole West scored 26 points to lead three Oneida players in double figures, as the Indians breezed by Oakdale, 79-38, here Friday...

Oneida earns 40-31 win over Oakdale

OAKDALE -- Oneida's Lady Indians used a fourth quarter rally to earn their seventh consecutive win and sew up at least a third place...

Legislation filed to prevent TennCare expansion

NASHVILLE -- State Sen. Brian Kelsey, R-Germantown, filed legislation Thursday to prevent an expansion of TennCare under provisions of the federal health care reform...

Winter weather advisory issued for Scott

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Scott County and much of East Tennessee in anticipation of light snowfall Thursday...

Funding still sought for all-inclusive playground

  There have been roadblocks. There have been dances. There have been t-shirt sales. And while its space still sits empty at Oneida City Park, the...

Hospital deadline at hand

HUNTSVILLE — With the expiration date of Scott County’s contract with S.M. Promen LLC at hand, there was earlier this week still no sign...

Brothers busted on drug charges

A pair of LaFollette brothers are facing drug-related charges in Oneida after being nabbed at a motel with methamphetamine and other illicit drugs allegedly...

Jobless rate increases in December

Scott County’s unemployment rate spiked 1.5 points in December, climbing from 15.3 percent to 16.8 percent, according to numbers released last week by the...

Sound Off: Was hospital move the right one?

Do you agree or disagree with Scott County Commission's refusal to remove a two-year clause regarding the local hospital from its asset purchase agreement...

Lady Indians keep pace in district play

A 55-19 win over Sunbright at OHS Gymnasium Tuesday, Jan. 22, kept Oneida’s Lady Indians in contention for the No. 1 overall seed going...

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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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