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Mining and ministering

Editor’s Note — This story, the fourth and final in a series on "The Mountain Preacher" to paint a picture of what life was...

TN Ready: Some improvements, some declines

NASHVILLE — Results from last spring’s beleaguered TN Ready assessment are in, showing mixed results for students in Scott County. Although the Tennessee Department of...

AirMedCare membership offers potential savings

"Nobody plans to have to be airlifted,” says AirMedCare Network sales representative Steve Williams. “But you never know. You never know when you’re going...

Introducing tithing to Scott County churches

Editor’s Note — Tithing is commonplace in today's churches, as are salaries for church pastors. But circa World War II, tithing was uncommon in...

Forgotten Times: Glenmary evacuated after train wreck

Editor’s Note — The following article is reprinted from the Independent Herald’s November 24, 1979 edition. GLENMARY — “I thought a bomb had hit,” said...

Unwanted fat? Sculpt it away

When losing weight isn’t enough, body sculpting might be an option. That’s the premise behind Coolsculpting, an innovative way to reduce fat without invasive treatments...

SAI poised for compressed natural gas movement

HUNTSVILLE — When gasoline prices soared as America struggled to recover from economic recession a few years ago, Larry West and Scott Appalachian Industries...

Remembering Scott’s defiant independence

As America celebrates its independence this week, thousands of Scott Countians will gather in downtown Huntsville to mark the occasion at the Firemen’s Fourth...

Buzzard Rock is renowned Kentucky overlook

Just like that, the rain stopped and the sun appeared. The Independence Day weekend was ending on a wet note; thunderstorms had been the story...

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Errant special teams play helps No. 16 Tennessee to 31-27 win over South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. — For the past decade, Tennessee fans have grown weary of watching their teams lose games in bizarre and sometimes inexplicable ways. On...

Upperman scores late to break defensive stalemate, defeats Oneida 7-0

BAXTER, Tenn. — Missed opportunities. That’s maybe the thing that will haunt Oneida the longest after Friday’s 7-0 loss at Upperman. The Bees, the two-time...

Scott High forces 4 turnovers, runs away with 35-0 win over Cumberland Gap

CUMBERLAND GAP — Scott High’s offense put up 363 yards and five touchdowns here Friday night, impressive numbers for a unit that had been...

Scott County unemployment drops to 8.7%

Scott County's unemployment rate dropped more than a percentage point between July and August, to 8.7%, according to new data released Thursday by the...
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