Outdoors

State seeks information on deer poached in Huntsville

HUNTSVILLE — The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is enlisting the public to help determine who is responsible for shooting a deer around sunrise on...

A quick guide to snakes in the Cumberlands

Two years ago, the Independent Herald sat down with Dustin Burke, an Oneida police officer and Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency boating officer who knows...

Tennessee’s spring turkey season opens April 1

Tennessee’s 2017 spring turkey season opens on Saturday, April 1 and continues through Sunday, May 14. Spring turkey harvest numbers have been consistent for a...

Sunbright stuns Lady Indians in semifinal

WARTBURG — For the first time since 2012, Oneida will not be playing in the District 4-A championship game. Sunbright, the district's fifth-seeded team, continued...

Cumberland Trail to be extended in Campbell County

CARYVILLE — The Cumberland Trail State Park announced Thursday that it has been awarded an AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) team to assist...

Few changes to hunting seasons for 2014-2015

NASHVILLE — While the big news out of the Tennessee Fish & Wildlife Commission’s monthly meeting here Friday was the addition of a bear...

State agency proposes bear hunting season for Scott

  NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has proposed a black bear hunting season for the northern Cumberland Plateau, including part of Scott County. The...

CASA event to feature Preston Pittman

Hunters and anglers are invited to the Boys & Girls Club of Scott County for good food, good fellowship and support of a great...

Calendar's flip to November brings whitetail magic

If all goes as usual over the next couple of weeks, there will be a period when whitetail deer hunting will reach its peak...

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Scott defeats Kingston on PKs in instant classic to claim No. 1 seed

HUNTSVILLE — Scott High's seniors have never finished short of the District 5-AA championship game. On Tuesday, September 29, it appeared they were taking a...

Soccer: Oneida rolls to 8-1 win over Clinton

CLINTON — Freshman Ali Smith scored a hat trick with three goals, freshman Rory Blevins had two goals, and freshman Haley Flores added two...

IH Sports Minute: Season 2, Episode 13

Talking about Scott High's 35-0 win at Cumberland Gap, with comments from Coach Josh Terry, and Oneida's 7-0 loss at Upperman, with comments from...

19th century surveyors used Scott County’s tallest mountains as their waypoints

Back in 1849, when surveyors charged by the Tennessee General Assembly with carving a new county — named for War of 1812 hero General...
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