Before Rugby, there was Brynyffynon

The story of Rugby’s founding is well known — English reformer and author Thomas Hughes envisioned a place in America where his fellow countrymen...

Conversations With Pastors: Kyle Keeton

The Focus On: Religion page’s “Conversations With Pastors” series continues with Kyle Keeton, pastor at Black Oak Baptist Church. Keeton was ordained to preach...

Huntsville Health & Rehab: New ownership, new direction

Carla Buttram’s eyes sparkle as she talks about the future of Huntsville Health & Rehabilitation. Buttram, the long-time administrator of the assisted living facility,...

FJC: Making a difference

When the Scott County grand jury had finished its work late last month, hearing all of the cases that the district attorney general’s office...

Parents can reduce risk of SIDS

Whether or not it was planned, the arrival of a new baby in any family is an exciting time. Newborns and infants bring joy...

C. Cross helped forge Scott County

Editor’s Note — The following story concerns one of the “movers and shakers” in Scott County history — Claiborn Cross — who was also...

Conversations With Preachers: John T. Polk II, Oneida Church of Christ

As part of our Focus On: Religion page’s “Conversations With Pastors” series, the Independent Herald last week sat down with John T. Polk II...

Scott County Florist: New owners, same business

James and Penny Paul had a dream of owning their own business. So, as James tells it, when the couple were given an option...

From acting to directing

From a young age, Scott County native Andi Morrow knew that acting was her passion. “I literally always wanted to be an actor,” she...

Raising awareness of prostate cancer in men

In the next year, 1.1 million men — including many across Tennessee and several in Scott County — will be diagnosed with prostate cancer....

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