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Scott child porn suspect nabbed in Kentucky

if( function_exists('ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT') ) { ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT(); } WHITLEY CITY — A Scott County man charged with sexual exploitation of a minor was nabbed in McCreary County...

BSF to assess wagon use on O&W

if( function_exists('ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT') ) { ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT(); } The National Park Service will begin a pilot project to assess the use of horse-drawn wagons on the O&W...

Initial go-ahead given to Winfield liquor store

if( function_exists('ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT') ) { ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT(); } WINFIELD — The Board of Mayor and Aldermen here on Tuesday (Feb. 12) issued a certificate of compliance for...

Yager indicates reluctance for school vouchers, TennCare expansion

if( function_exists('ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT') ) { ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT(); } HUNTSVILLE — In a town hall meeting here Friday morning, state Sen. Ken Yager indicated a reluctance to support...

Severe weather awareness urged

if( function_exists('ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT') ) { ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT(); } HUNTSVILLE — Next week is severe weather awareness week in Tennessee, and the Scott County Emergency Management Agency urges...

BSF's Blount receives top award

if( function_exists('ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT') ) { ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT(); } The National Park Service’s Southeastern Regional Office has awarded Tom Blount the region’s top award for natural resource management...

Ramsey advances judicial shuffle

if( function_exists('ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT') ) { ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT(); } NASHVILLE — Tennessee Republicans, led by Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey, R-Blountville, are moving forward with a redistricting process that...

Independent Herald announces website changes

if( function_exists('ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT') ) { ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT(); } Beginning March 1, the Independent Herald will require readers to be paid subscribers for unlimited access to its website,...

Pine Creek home destroyed by fire

if( function_exists('ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT') ) { ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT(); } By the time Scott County Sheriffís Department deputy Paul D. Adkins arrived on the scene of a residential fire...

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Funeral services planned for former judge, attorney Charley Sexton

Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon for Oneida attorney Charles B. Sexton, who died Tuesday, December 2, in Knoxville. He was 82. In addition...

East Tennessee hospitals feeling coronavirus crunch, face overcrowding

For the first time since the coronavirus pandemic began, the Knox County Health Department's health care system capabilities benchmark has gone from yellow to...

Finally a positive trend: active Covid-19 cases plummet

A positive trend was finally seen last week in Scott County’s battle against the coronavirus pandemic, as the number of active cases dropped substantially. According...
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