The Howard H. Baker Sr. Watershed Lake — Oneida's primary source for drinking water — currently has a 45-day supply remaining. But that isn't quite as bad as it might sound.
Shannon O'Regan HUNTSVILLE — A Kentucky man wounded in an officer-involved shooting in the parking lot of Walmart in Oneida was indicted by a Scott County grand jury on Tuesday. Shannon O'Regan, 30, of Pine Knot, Ky., was wounded after being shot by an Oneida Police Department officer on Aug. 7, as officers [...]
A Tennessee Department of Forestry truck sits idle along smoke-shrouded Bowling Road in the West Robbins community Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016. (Photo: Nancy Chambers) ROBBINS — A wildfire burning in the West Robbins community near here was fully contained late Tuesday evening, and residents who had been evacuated were allowed to return to [...]
HUNTSVILLE — A Helenwood man who was injured in an officer-involved shooting in July is facing felony charges. Arthur "June Bug" Letner, 50, was indicted Tuesday by a Scott County grand jury, following a probe into the shooting by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. Letner was shot by a Scott County Sheriff's Department domestic violence [...]
Jack Diggs is pictured prior to the start of his final season at Scott High School, in 1988. (Independent Herald file photo) HUNTSVILLE — Funeral services were being planned Tuesday for legendary local football coach Jack Diggs, who died Saturday in Owensboro, Ky. He was 91. Diggs coached football for five seasons at [...]
For more than two years, there were no meth lab busts in Scott County — as in zero. Authorities were quick to point out that the meth hadn't disappeared; imported meth ice from Georgia was actually on the rise, and law enforcement had turned its focus on the meth front to trying to disrupt those [...]
The Town of Oneida is asking residents to restrict water usage amid an ongoing absence of rainfall.
County Commission continues to debate the best way forward for a proposal to add a fee to ATV registration
HUNTSVILLE — Voters will begin heading to the polls next week to cast ballots in the presidential election, as well as in local municipal elections. The two-week early voting period ahead of the Nov. 8 general election begins Wednesday, Oct. 19. According to Scott County Administrator of Elections Gabe Krahn, polls will be open from [...]
Dennis Cribbet stands beneath Burnt Mill Bridge near Robbins, Tenn., as the dry stream bed of the Clear Fork River is shown. (Cheryl Cribbet) ROBBINS — The Clear Fork River near here is perhaps one of the clearest illustrations of just how dry the weather has been lately in East Tennessee. The stream, [...]