Big South Fork Medical Center clears critical access licensing hurdle

Big South Fork Medical Center received notification on Thursday that it has cleared one of two major hurdles needed to become designated as a...

Another $1 million in funding for TCAT

 HUNTSVILLE — The first thing Tennessee Governor Bill Lee did, after being introduced by Tennessee College of Applied Technology Oneida-Huntsville President Dwight Murphy, was...

Court documents unveil the extent of feds’ investigation of Coffey medical practice

For the first time, the breadth of a case federal drug enforcement officers in Kentucky are apparently building against Oneida physician Dr. Bruce Coffey...

Accused thief arrested at gunpoint

An accused gun thief from Fentress County was arrested at gunpoint in Oneida on New Year's Eve.Cole J. Broady, 26, of Allardt, is facing...

Accused Walmart shoplifter busted

A Kentucky man had a clever plan to sneak stolen merchandise out of the Oneida Walmart store, according to court documents. But his plot...

Scott’s deer harvest is stunningly low

On the eve of Tennessee's firearms deer hunt opener, it appeared that Scott County's whitetail harvest was on the verge of rebounding, a sign...

Wet: The new normal?

The numbers don't lie: the 2019 calendar year was a soggy one in Scott County.Despite an abbreviated drought that led to temporary burn bans...

2019 teacher of the year: David Blevins

The Independent Herald 2019 Teacher of the Year is Mr. David Blevins,  a middle school social studies teacher at Winfield Elementary School. This is...

Independent Herald/Scott County Chamber of Commerce 2019 Person of the Year

From coast to coast, "shop local" campaigns often cite small businesses' vested interest in the communities they serve as reasons for consumers to support...

Authorities probe death of Pioneer man

HUNTSVILLE — The Scott County Sheriff's Office and Tennessee Bureau of Investigation continue to probe the death of a Pioneer man found dead in...

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