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Eyeing a dream

HUNTSVILLE — Imagine being forced to sit at recess and watch as your fellow students play while you’re unable to join them.  The goal of...

Huntsville: Jesse James’ Cumberlands hideaway

As much as everyone loves a good story, and as much as those stories — at least, the most salacious ones — tend to...

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...

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IH Sports Minute: Season 2, Episode 13

Talking about Scott High's 35-0 win at Cumberland Gap, with comments from Coach Josh Terry, and Oneida's 7-0 loss at Upperman, with comments from...

19th century surveyors used Scott County’s tallest mountains as their waypoints

Back in 1849, when surveyors charged by the Tennessee General Assembly with carving a new county — named for War of 1812 hero General...

Five great hikes for fall

With its unique mix of arches and waterfalls, overlooks and streams, the Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area is truly an all-seasons...

Grand jury indicts woman in forgery case

HUNTSVILLE — A Scott County grand jury has indicted a woman in a forgery case that allegedly victimized a local resident. Carrie C. Stichter, 41,...
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