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Rev. Sterling Adkins founded churches at Smokey Creek, Jellico Creek

On a peaceful knoll just above Jellico Creek, beneath what might very well be the largest and oldest tulip poplar in Scott County, is...

‘I just had to try here first’

When Oneida's Katie Byrd decided to open an esthetics clinic, she knew Scott County was where she needed to be

An unusual graduation

There will be no more standing room only crowds due to Covid-19 precautions, but school administrators are doing everything they can to make sure that this year’s graduating class has a commencement ceremony that they will never forget.

B.E.F.A.S.T.: Know the warning signs of stroke

Every 40 seconds, someone in the United States has a stroke, accounting for approximately 800,000 strokes per year and the fifth leading cause of...

With optimism and support, Scott businesses reopen

"We are all in this together." That's how Kellie Walker — who owns The Beautique Tanning &  Essentials on Paint Rock Road in Oneida —...

Scott County’s historic country churches: A driving tour

The Little Mountain Church House 'Looking back now that little mountain church house has become my life’s corner stone. It was there in that little...

Forgotten Times: The state-of-the-art mining operation at Roach Creek

Take a trip up Roach Creek in eastern Scott County today, and you won’t find much to indicate that a thriving coal operation and...

New River Botanicals helps meet sanitizer demand

The old proverbial phrase, used in times of crisis, goes something like this: "When life gives you lemons, make lemonade." For the Howard family and...

Operation Share seeks community’s help to continue mission

For the past 12 years, Operation Share has helped countless Scott Countians. Now, the non-profit organization is turning to the community for help.

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Garrett: America’s latest turmoil isn’t as black and white as it might seem

I seethed with anger when I watched the video of now-fired-and-jailed Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin kneeling on the neck of George Floyd’s neck...

Oneida City Park to reopen; splash pad will reopen later

  Oneida City Park will reopen on Friday, June 12, the office of Mayor Jack E. Lay announced today. The park will be open from 7...

Scott County has a 13th case of coronavirus

HUNTSVILLE — Scott County's 13th case of novel coronavirus, reported Friday, is a patient who was infected and tested outside the state. Scott County Mayor...

Oneida tabs Kingston’s Layne as band director

The Oneida Special School District has named Andrew Layne its new band director, Director of Schools Dr. Jeanny Phillips announced this week. Layne, a native...
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