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...

Scott County primes for busy tourism season

With the days growing longer and temperatures warming, it won’t be long until the northern Cumberland Plateau’s tourism season is underway. And local tourism promotors are excited about what...

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...

It’s simple: colonoscopies save lives

The statistics are somewhat grim: Colorectal cancer is one of America’s leading cancers. It is estimated that there will be more than 135,000 new cases of colorectal cancer in...

Buckeye bucks a trend, expands locally

Durable medical equipment providers — or DMEs — are diminishing in number, both locally and nationwide. There used to be three DMEs in Scott County. Now there is just...

Red Paw Comics: Filling a niche

For Larry Bledsoe, opening a shop centering around comics and trading card games was as much about filling a niche as anything. The California native, who moved with his family...

Coming Home: Anthony Smith to perform local concert

Scott County native Anthony Smith is returning to his roots this week, jump-starting the Memorial Day holiday weekend with an acoustic concert in Oneida on Friday evening. Smith will take...

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...

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...

Remembering the Glass House

Editor’s Note: The following story appeared in the Summer 1990 edition of the FNB Chronicle, published by First National Bank and included as a supplement to the Independent Herald....

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