Motel requires frequent police presence, records show

An Independent Herald review of Oneida Police Department logs shows that law enforcement officers were called or visited the Oneida Family Motel nearly 170 times during the 2016 calendar year, prompting the town's chief of police to call the motel "a haven for crime."

Investigator: Leads received in Bussell case

A private investigator who is probing the disappearance of Christina Bussell says that leads are being received and followed up on.

Fentress man killed in Robbins crash

ROBBINS — One driver was killed and another escaped injury in a two-vehicle, head-on collision on U.S. Hwy. 27 here Monday afternoon. The 3 p.m....

Cops: Suspect attempted to ‘shoot up,’ smuggle drugs into jail

HUNTSVILLE — Scott County Sheriff's Department Deputy Shane Blevins has been in law enforcement almost 10 years. But what he witnessed last weekend was...

Oneida cheerleaders, P.A. announcer take a stand

Oneida High School’s cheerleading squad and public address announcer garnered regional attention with their reaction to a new school policy banning pregame prayers at...

Man charged in large meth bust

HUNTSVILLE — A Scott County man who attempted to elude authorities while in possession with a large quantity of methamphetamine was arrested following a...

Funding sought for critically ill Oneida man

For most of the last year, Oneida's Chad King has worked in hurricane-torn Puerto Rico, working as part of a utilities crew to help...

Hospital announces new CEO, elimination of management positions

Big South Fork Medical Center announced Wednesday (July 25) a change atop its management team. Rennova Health Inc., parent company of BSFMC, said that Hal...

Convicted sex offender accused of raping 13-year-old

HUNTSVILLE — One day after being arrested for failure to pay child support, an Oneida sex offender landed back in jail Wednesday (Dec. 6)...

Asphalt truck wreck halts Coopertown traffic

Coopertown Road in West Oneida is expected to be closed for the remainder of Wednesday morning, after an asphalt truck overturned and spilled its...

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