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...

Forgotten Times: The rise of Oneida’s prosperous motel

On Page A1 of the Feb. 9, 2017 edition of the Independent Herald, a story recounted the frequent police presence at the Oneida Family Inn, which was formerly Tobe’s...

Nearly 10,000 bibles later, ‘The Bible People’ are still going strong

What started with the purchase of 50 bibles has turned into a domestic missionary effort that has resulted in the distribution of nearly 10,000 King James Version bibles by...

O&W Cafe: Oneida’s niche restaurant

When Randy Schork and Brittany Boswell decided to leave the ski resort scene in Colorado and head back to the East Coast, they weren’t exactly sure where they wanted...

Summertime sweets: B&B perfects homemade ice cream

For Sandra Sproles, something of a watershed moment occurred earlier this year: she perfected a recipe for nutty-coconut ice cream. That moment — which resulted in a tub of fresh...

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...

HUD: Eyeing the future

In the water business, as in most businesses, there isn’t much room for complacency. Eddie Jeffers, general manager of Huntsville Utility District, knows that as well as anyone. He has...

Project 5,000: An effort to feed a community

The feeding of the multitude is one of the most recognizable and frequently recited of Jesus’s miracles recorded by the authors of the gospels of the New Testament. According...

Collaborative effort will save O&W Bridge

“We all have to realize that this bridge could wind up being closed. And if it’s deemed unsafe, we may never get it back.” Those were the words of warning,...

Family, customer service guide Baby J’s

For Wayne King and his three children — Tara, Corey and Caleb — things have come full circle, so to speak. All three of the King children — though you...

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