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High over Smokey Creek: The view from up here is simply stunning

When most of us think of overlooks, we think of the Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area — of long hikes along...

The rise and decline of Scott County’s railroads

Editor's Note: In February, "Forgotten Times" presented the first of two articles on Scott County's railroad history with a look at how the Cincinnati...

Familiar faces behind Harrow Road’s planned resurgence

RUGBY — When Harrow Road Cafe opens for the season in a couple of weeks, it’ll be with some familiar faces at the helm. Bill...

A rock shelter’s secrets

“It’s definitely narrow, that’s for sure.”  My brother calls those words back to me as he carefully picks his way down a rocky chasm towards...

How the railroad came to Scott County

Editor's Note: This month's Forgotten Times focuses on how Scott County was selected as part of the route for the Cincinnati Southern. Next month's...

The start of organized religion in Scott County

Over the course of the past year, Focus On: Religion has examined the histories of several of Scott County’s oldest congregations, and will continue...

Heart disease: America’s deadliest killer

Perhaps the only thing more frightening than the number of lives it claims is the number of people it's targeting. "It" is America's deadliest killer:...

A passion for addicts

Tisha Orick knows the impact substance abuse can have when its steel tentacles entangle a family.  Like so many in rural Appalachia, Orick — an...

Inside an unassuming hole is a picturesque wonder

As the crow flies, the small cave isn’t far from the nearest hiking trail. In fact, the John Muir Trail — the long-distance trail...

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TN Dept. of Health reports a 12th case of coronavirus in Scott County

The TN Dept. of Health on Friday reported a 12th case of the virus in Scott County — the first new case here since...

Wet weather pattern will soon be history

Friday dawned with yet another threat of scattered rain showers and thunderstorms, as an upper level low pressure system that has been stationed over...

Bandy Creek, Station Camp campgrounds reopening

BANDY CREEK — The National Park Service announced Friday that Bandy Creek Campground and Station Creek Campground in the Big South Fork National River...

Unemployment and Covid-19: A staggering reversal of fortunes

As anticipated, Tennessee's first set of county unemployment rates to take March's coronavirus-inspired business closures and layoffs into account were brutal — double-digit jobless...
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