Ben Garrett

Ben Garrett is Independent Herald editor. Contact him at bgarrett@ihoneida.com. Follow him on Twitter, @benwgarrett.
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Update: Two rounds of strong thunderstorms anticipated on Tuesday

Scott County and the northern Cumberland Plateau region remains under a "slight risk" for severe weather on Tuesday, though an "enhanced risk" of severe...

Decoration Day Cemetery Quest planned at Big South Fork

There was a time in Southern Appalachia when Decoration Day was one of the most important days of the year. Families and entire communities...

Update: Severe thunderstorms possible Tuesday

Strong to severe thunderstorms are possible across the northern Cumberland Plateau region and much of Tennessee on Tuesday, ahead of an approaching cold front. The...

Eye to the Sky: A slight risk of severe weather Tuesday

We wrote yesterday about a relatively wet weather pattern that's taking shape for at least the next couple of weeks, and that's going to...

Eye to the Sky: A wet pattern takes shape

Rain is likely to be with us for much of next week, as a wet pattern takes hold over the eastern U.S. that appears...

Garrett: Regardless of whether he’s on your team, you can’t help but like Tony Lambert

"All you're doing is trying to stir something up." That's the text message Tony Lambert shot to me back in the spring of 2012, nine...

Eye to the Sky: Rain and storms — what to expect the remainder of the day

Light rain has been falling across Scott County for the past couple of hours, as a disturbance moves through ahead of a cold front...

One more night of cold: Frost Advisory for Scott County

Officially, according to National Weather Service data, the low temperature in Oneida dropped to 24° overnight. That's quite a bit colder than was expected,...

Eye to the Sky: A freeze watch for Wednesday night

Snow is in the forecast for Wednesday morning, and a Freeze Watch has been issued for Wednesday night. It may be late April, but...

Eye to the Sky: A winter-like blast of cold air is ahead

A winter-like blast of cold air is headed our way for the middle of this week, bringing with it the threat for frost and...

Eye to the Sky: The dreaded S-word returns to the forecast?!?

Okay, let's end the suspense. The answer to the question posed in the headline is, "no." Snow isn't in the forecast. But it might wind...

Eye to the Sky: A cool second half of April is forthcoming

  When the National Weather Service's Climate Prediction Center issued its long-range forecast for the month of April back on March 31, it called for...

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Seven from Scott County graduate from University of the Cumberlands

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Hike of the Week: Angel Falls Overlook

Distance: 2.9 miles Elevation Gain: 322 ft. Difficulty: Easy Trailhead: Grand Gap Features: Overlook Angel Falls Overlook is arguably the most-photographed location in the entirety of the Big South...
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