The Mountain Preacher: Early Christianity in Scott County

Editor’s Note — Following is the first segment of an autobiography of Rev. Hobert L. Wright, recorded on audio cassette tape shortly before his death. A child born into...

Without a hitch

Smooth. That’s the first word that comes to mind in the student drop-off line at the Oneida Middle School/High School complex Friday morning. It’s 7:45 a.m., and a new school day...

SCHS: The community’s records-keeping organization

For the past 35 years, those with questions about the past of Scott County and its families have turned to the Scott County Historical Society. From its headquarters at the...

Gearing up for White Knuckle

HUNTSVILLE — Some love it, some hate it, and some are just altogether indifferent. But, one way or another, Scott County’s single biggest tourism event of the year is...

Stepping back in time at forest cemetery

More than just resting places for the dead or monuments to those who came before us, cemeteries tell the stories of the history of the place. Decades — and...

From Maryville to Oneida, and the timing was right

Timing is everything. And when Stephen Hodges first got a call from Bethlehem Baptist Church, about three years ago, the timing — for whatever reason — wasn’t right.  But two...

The dangers of too much alcohol

Sometimes, we realize that someone we know and care about has a problem with alcohol when they reach out to us for help. Sometimes that realization doesn’t come until...

South Fork Physical Therapy expands from two doctors to four

Physical therapy isn’t necessarily a profession for everybody. But it is a profession for some, and those are the ones South Fork Physical Therapy wants to reach out to. Over the...

Big South Fork encourages visitors to ‘Go Big’

The Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area’s Go Big Challenge is off and running. And with warmer weather setting in with April’s arrival, the park is helping...

‘A mountain horror’

On Jan. 6, 1872, the badly beaten body of a 15-year-old Scott County girl, Angeline Moore, was discovered along a road on Huckleberry Ridge. Her tombstone calls her an...

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