A Duncan legacy

Today, the stretch of Baker Highway between Scott High Drive and Old Jamestown Road might well be defined as the heart of Huntsville. It’s...

Conversations with Preachers: James Taylor

The Focus On: Religion page’s Conversations With Preachers continues with a sit-down with James Taylor, pastor at Low Gap Missionary Baptist Church. Taylor, the...

Read To Be Ready engages students during summer break

By Melanie GarrettSummer learning loss is a very real issue that students and teachers across the country have to tackle when school resumes each...

Lavender blue dilly dilly, lavender green

On a pleasant mid-June morning, you can stand amongst the rows of lavender and almost feel that it is alive. Hundreds if not thousands...

Historical Society transforms old courtroom

The upstairs courtroom at the old Scott County Courthouse doesn’t look much like its old self.As the Scott County Historical Society nears the 6-week...

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...

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