A parent’s worst nightmare

Justin Cowen had an insatiable love for sports. It didn’t matter which sport, he just liked sports in general. His favorite football team was...

Huntsville: Jesse James’ Cumberlands hideaway

As much as everyone loves a good story, and as much as those stories — at least, the most salacious ones — tend to...

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...

Presbyterian congregation dates back to 1880

By the 1880s, formal religion was becoming well-established in Scott County. The settlers who were transforming this remote, rugged terrain into small, loosely-connected communities...

Heart attacks can affect younger people, too

Heart attacks are increasingly occurring among younger Americans, primarily because the conditions that increase the risk for heart attacks are appearing...

Forgotten Times: Glenmary evacuated after train wreck

Editor’s Note — The following article is reprinted from the Independent Herald’s November 24, 1979 edition.GLENMARY — “I thought a bomb had hit,” said...

The forgotten native fruit of the Cumberlands

To what lengths would you go for a piece of fruit?As I nursed a sore knee — bruised when I slipped and banged it...

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...

From unassuming location, Morgan-Scott Project stays busy

The “sorting room.”That’s what the staff of the Morgan-Scott Project call the back room at their facility on Old Deer Lodge Pike. There, items...

TN Ready: Some improvements, some declines

NASHVILLE — Results from last spring’s beleaguered TN Ready assessment are in, showing mixed results for students in Scott County.Although the Tennessee Department of...
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