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Terry & Terry: A throwback to simpler times

It's a simple photo — West Oneida storekeepers Dorothy and Bertha Terry, standing behind the store that they owned and operated for decades. But,...

Howard Baker would be an outcast in today’s Washington

It has been less than seven years since U.S. Sen. Howard H. Baker Jr. died. Such recent history hardly seems to fit the theme...

‘We had no properties. Now we have properties.’

What began as a quest for new industrial properties more than a year ago has led to the Scott County Industrial Development Board being...

Revisiting the site of a Big South Fork tragedy

There are several culturally-significant sites throughout the Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area backcountry that are preserved by the National Park Service....

Christian roots: How Baptists came to be Scott County’s predominant denomination

Editor's Note — This article combines both parts of a two-part series appearing in the Independent Herald's Focus On Religion, exploring how the Baptist...

Scott County in Kentucky? It almost happened

How would you like to live in McCreary County, Ky.? If you're a resident of Scott County, Tenn., you're likely to turn up your nose...

School system honors longtime technology director Mike lay by renaming facility for him

The Scott County Board of Education last week voted to honor the school system's long-time former technology director, Mike Lay, by renaming the technology...

Sisters follow their hearts into unique small business

A little more than six years ago, when she started painting furniture to help ease the stress of her father’s battle with cancer, Gabby...

For small businesses, the Christmas season can be a time of recovery

The coronavirus pandemic has not been unique to Scott County — but it hasn't spared Scott County, either. That means small businesses here, as across...

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In triple overtime thriller, Trey Morrow put a final exclamation point on Mr. Basketball resume

HUNTSVILLE — Austin Morrow had a message after Scott High's 79-77 loss to Kingston in triple overtime on Tuesday. "I know we lost but after...

Missed shots, questionable calls contribute to Oneida’s upset loss at CSAS

CHATTANOOGA — The irony of fate did not go unnoticed Tuesday on The River as the calls and balls didn’t go and bounce the...

Lady Indians win second straight region title by knocking off previously-undefeated Tellico Plains

Back-to-back region champs has a nice ring to it! Undefeated no more, as in Tellico Plains is now 24-1, has an even better ring...

Oneida man faces an additional charge after manhunt, arrest

An Oneida man who was the subject of a two-day manhunt in the Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area is now facing...
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