Kayaking just keeps growing in popularity

It's an interesting chicken-or-the-egg question: did recreational kayaking explode in popularity because big-box retailers began carrying cheap, low-end kayaks, or did big-box retailers begin...

Revitalized: Conservation League Lake restored

The Conservation League Lake in West Oneida doesn’t look a lot like its old self.It’s still the same 5-acre lake, still located off Williams...

The stories of Jim Hamby and Mitchell Griffith

Editor’s Note — The following story and sidebar originally appeared in the Summer 2007 issue of the FNB Chronicle. They were written by Josetta...

Conversations: Wayne King — Pastor, New Salem Baptist Church

Editor’s Note — In recent months, the Independent Herald’s Focus On: Religion page has focused on the history of some of Scott County’s oldest...

Winfield student promotes awareness of epilepsy

Some people respond to a life-altering illness with fear, allowing it to debilitate them. But not Winfield’s Kaylee Smith. She’s responded to epilepsy by...

Like mother, like daughter: Bee Flawless

Before she graduated high school — long before she had a salon of her own, Heather King knew she wanted to be a beautician....

Community can help Christian Care Center

It’s hard for Lisa Cotton to speak about the Scott Christian Care Center without becoming emotional. After all, Cotton has spent the past decade building...

The Beautique: ‘Out-of-county services at in-county prices’

Kellie Walker didn’t set out to open a tanning salon. But once Walker — who, along with her husband, Dustin, owns The Beautique Tanning &...

Presbyterian congregation dates back to 1880

By the 1880s, formal religion was becoming well-established in Scott County. The settlers who were transforming this remote, rugged terrain into small, loosely-connected communities...

Changing lives, building a community

By changing lives at a young age, you can change a community. That’s what the S.T.A.N.D. Coalition has come to realize. It’s what the...

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