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Cpl. Washam’s sacrifice has not been forgotten

Editor's Note — Throughout the month of July, this series will take a look at the stories behind the names that are memorialized on...

Charting a new path: Scott High’s Jeffers ascends to national Beta Club office

In middle and high schools across the country, students are recognized for their academic achievements and efforts by becoming a part of the National...

He earned America’s highest military honor

Editor's Note — Throughout the month of July, this series will take a look at the stories behind the names that are memorialized on...

Heading to the swimming hole on the 4th of July

There's something about Independence Day that makes Americans want to head to water. Some head to the beach. Some head to the lake. And, in...

Boys & Girls Club keeps its members active through summer

The so-called "summer brain drain" — where students lose some of the knowledge and skills they've learned during the school year while they're off...

Amaysing Grub’s Chelsie Mays chases her dream

For four years, Chelsie Mays pursued her nursing degree. She got accepted into South College's sought-after nursing program to finish her bachelor's. She appeared...

Mike Marlar: ‘Nothing else I’m ever gonna love this much’

Two years ago, Mike Marlar thought he might retire. Since then, he's won the World of Outlaws national championship, made his Nascar debut with a Top 5 finish, and had two of his best years as a race car driver.

Scott County’s switch from blue county to red county

It has been called the most controversial finishes to a presidential election in America’s history — and, to date, it’s still the most tightly-contested...

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...

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BGC to close for cleaning after staff member tests positive for Covid-19

The Boys & Girls Club of the Cumberland Plateau will be closed for the remainder of the week for cleaning, after learning Tuesday a...

Trash today, artifact tomorrow

Just about everyone would recognize an old arrowhead on the sandy floor of a rock shelter as an artifact. But far fewer people would...

Paddling through summer’s ‘dog days’

Summer's dog days are upon us. It's the hottest part of summer, most of us have exhausted our supply of vacation days, and everyone...

Carina Caldwell named BGC’s Youth of the Year

  Each year, the Boys & Girls Club of the Cumberland Plateau showcases an exemplary youth who is a member of the club at the...
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