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Sunday, January 16, 2022

Forgotten Times

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Forgotten Times: The Chitwood family’s Civil War tragedy

Editor’s Note: This story was originally written by Paul Roy in January 2008. By 1864, the Civil War was winding down, but chances are most...

Remembering Daniel Jeffers, Scott County attorney who led a remarkable life

Editor's Note — This article was written by Independent Herald founder and long-time publisher Paul Roy in 2012. Upon writing it, Roy credited Daniel...

Forgotten Times: The principals of Huntsville High School

For 63 years, the Town of Huntsville had its own high school. Opened in 1918 by act of the Tennessee General Assembly, Huntsville High...

Forgotten Times: President Andrew Johnson twice delivered a speech in Scott County

Few of the 46 presidents of the United States have ever known where Scott County, Tennessee is located. But one of them knew: the...

Mother Ladd: Tennessee’s first woman sheriff

This is the story of the first woman to serve as a sheriff in Tennessee. It’s a story that doesn’t take place in Scott...

Remember when the Big South Fork was almost dammed — in two places?

It is relatively common knowledge in this part of the country that the rugged gorge encasing the Big South Fork of the Cumberland River...

Forgotten Times: Scott County wasn’t always Scott County

Before it was Scott County, and before it was carved out of Campbell, Anderson, Morgan and Fentress counties, Scott County was a part of Jackson County...and that wasn't its first designation.

Forgotten Times: The rise of the Tibbals flooring mill

In 1946, shortly after the close of World War II and as the post-war housing market boomed, one of the most impactful events of...

Walter Lowe: Scott County’s WWII hero who never gained the recognition he deserved

“He’s a tall man in his early 60s in a dark gray suit. He stands in the church house as an entire community turns...

Forgotten Times: The rise and fall of Huntsville High School

"One of the most unique buildings ever to grace Scott County." That's how Independent Herald founder and publisher Paul Roy described the old Huntsville High...
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Kenneth Chambers, 86

Kenneth Dean Chambers departed this life on Friday, Jan. 14, 2022 at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville, Tenn. He was 86. Life: Born...
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Opal Lowe, 85

Opal M. Lowe, of Straight Fork, departed this life on Friday, Jan. 14, 2022 at Methodist Medical Center in oak Ridge, Tenn. She was...

Ronnie Roberts, 80

Ronald “Ronnie” Dean Roberts peacefully went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, surrounded by his loving family after a...

Barbara McCarroll, 83

Barbara Faye McCarroll passed away on Friday, Jan. 14, 2022 at her home in Oneida. She was 83. Life: Born in the Straight Fork community...