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Ben Garrett is Independent Herald editor. Contact him at bgarrett@ihoneida.com. Follow him on Twitter, @benwgarrett.

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Eye to the Sky: All signs point to a warm start to December

Today is Dec. 1 — the start of meteorological winter. While winter doesn't start on the calendar until the winter solstice just days before Christmas,...

Scott rolls to a 26-point win over Seymour

HUNTSVILLE — Trey Morrow with 38. Ho-hum. Luke West with 20. Ho-hum. It was just another day at the office for Scott High’s senior guards, who...

Basketball: Oneida comes from behind in the fourth quarter at Campbell County

LAFOLLETTE — Monday night the Lady Indians gathered their gear and headed to Campbell County. Although it was a close call, the Lady Indians...
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Indians gear up for another run at district title

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Expanding on success: Highlanders look to build on 7-win season

HUNTSVILLE — By just about any measure, 2013 was a successful season for Scott High School. And with 17 starters returning from that 7-3...

Back Yard: The view from the end of the trail

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Garrett: Campfires, katydids and world peace

I imagine the woods were a lonely place for prehistoric humankind who had yet to discover what happens when you touch a butane lighter...

Nelson pleads guilty in Gunter shooting

HUNTSVILLE — A Scott County man accused of shooting to death his late wife’s nephew amid an alleged theft gone bad pleaded guilty to...

Mayoral focal point: Jobs

To a man, the five candidates vying to be Scott County’s mayor for the next four years agree that the single biggest issue impacting...

Garrett: DVR was supposed to make my life simpler

The salesman with Dish Network billed DVR as the best invention since sliced bread. “You can’t live without it,” he told me. Because $65 a...

Fleischmann receives pro-life endorsement

CHATTANOOGA — A leading pro-life organization has endorsed incumbent Chuck Fleischmann, R-Chattanooga, in Tennessee’s 3rd District congressional primary. The National Right to Life Committee announced...

Baker aspired to White House — and left his mark on it in round-about way

Howard Baker had his sights set on the White House in 1980. And, had it not been for Ronald Reagan, he might have gotten there....

Garrett: Yes, as a matter of fact, honey mustard is important

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Eye to the Sky: All signs point to a warm start to December

Today is Dec. 1 — the start of meteorological winter. While winter doesn't start on the calendar until the winter solstice just days before Christmas,...
- Advertisement -

Basketball: Lady Highlanders run out of gas in loss to Seymour

HUNTSVILLE — On paper, it was a bad matchup, Scott High vs. Seymour. The Eagles, who some think can best Northview Academy as the top...

Scott rolls to a 26-point win over Seymour

HUNTSVILLE — Trey Morrow with 38. Ho-hum. Luke West with 20. Ho-hum. It was just another day at the office for Scott High’s senior guards, who...

Basketball: Oneida comes from behind in the fourth quarter at Campbell County

LAFOLLETTE — Monday night the Lady Indians gathered their gear and headed to Campbell County. Although it was a close call, the Lady Indians...