Huntsville finalizes sewer agreement, grants Brimstone use of mall

HUNTSVILLE — The Board of Mayor and Aldermen gave its stamp of approval to a sewer transfer between the town and Scott County when...

Child molester sentenced to 20 years in prison

A 22-year-old man accused of sexually molesting two young girls over a period of three years was sentenced Monday to 20 years in prison. He is not eligible for early release.

Fire destroys Winfield home; no injuries reported

 WINFIELD — Details of a structure fire near the state line here remained sketchy Tuesday morning, after a pre-dawn blaze destroyed a mobile home...

Man arrested months after pursuit

A Robbins man who managed to successfully evade police in early March was arrested on Sunday.William R. Lawson, 37, of Black Creek Road in...

Baker funeral expected Tuesday in Huntsville

HUNTSVILLE — Funeral services are expected to be held here Tuesday for former U.S. Sen. Howard H. Baker Jr., who died Thursday afternoon.According to...

Sex offenders found mostly in compliance

HUNTSVILLE — Are Scott County’s convicted sex offenders living where they’re supposed to be? According to a compliance check conducted last week by the...

Woman indicted for theft, exploitation of eldery

HUNTSVILLE — A Scott County woman has been indicted on charges that she financially exploited an elderly woman and stole tens of thousands of...

Helenwood man arrested after ‘trying to send messages to heaven’

HUNTSVILLE — An intoxicated Helenwood man was arrested Thursday morning after telling a law enforcement officer he was attempting to send messages to his...

Improve Act will add $700,000 for local road maintenance

HUNTSVILLE — The state gas tax increase championed by Gov. Bill Haslam will add just over $700,000 to the Scott County Road Department’s budget...

Early voting starts with a whimper in Scott County

HUNTSVILLE — Unsurprisingly, perhaps, early voting for Tennessee's presidential primary started not with a bang but with a whimper in Scott County on Wednesday,...

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