Grant will improve technology at Scott High

HUNTSVILLE — Students and teachers at Scott High School are about to get a big leg up.  In the weeks and months ahead, nearly $50,000...

Red noses, full bellies

When the families of impoverished students at Robbins School in southern Scott County begin receiving food — including perishable items like meat and possibly...

Gestational diabetes leads to increased risk of type 2 diabetes

Did you know that if you’re a mother who developed gestational diabetes during pregnancy, you have an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes...

The start of the Baptist denomination in Oneida

Oneida is the retail hub of the northern Cumberland Plateau. With a population of 3,683, Oneida is also the northern plateau’s largest town. So...

Mayberry-esque feel brought Cox to Scott

  HUNTSVILLE — Inside the old Scott County Jail, Allen Cox is at work, tackling the next step towards making the historic building presentable to...

Mission: Correct elementary reading deficiencies

By Melanie Garrett The research is staggering — less than half of Tennessee’s third and fourth graders are reading on grade level, based on state...

Growing up at Paint Rock

- - - I’ll tell you about Caswell and Rachel. R. Cecil Sexton. They were married the day before Christmas Eve, 1893. And they first moved...

Obeying the call

“I told my wife, we were swinging for a double at New Haven and we hit a home run.”  That’s how James Roberts sums up...

Large gains: What’s behind testing success?

Last month, the Tennessee Department of Education released scores of TN Ready student assessments for the 2017-2018 school year from schools and school districts...

BSFMC’s Leftwich eyes the future

It hasn’t been long since Hal Leftwich left the coast for the mountains, making the move from South Florida to Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau, but...
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