Compromise: County tax rate increases by 9 cents

HUNTSVILLE — For Scott County Commission, the fifth time was the charm. By an 8-5 vote Monday, County Commission approved a nine-cent property tax increase for the 2017-2018 fiscal year,...

Anthony Smith headlines annual BGC dinner

Scott County native Anthony Smith will be the featured speaker at the Boys & Girls Club of the Cumberland Plateau's annual hall of fame dinner and induction ceremony tonight...

OSSD board approves stadium name proposal

Though there were 12 items of business before the Oneida Special School District Board of Education Thursday, the fully-attended meeting — with an atypical packed house — was all...

Underage parties busted up in interdiction surge

HUNTSVILLE — A total of 12 citations were issued by the Scott County Sheriff’s Department for underage drinking Saturday night, along with three adult arrests and one juvenile arrest. The...

Analysis: How does Scott County get to a balanced budget?

HUNTSVILLE — By a narrow, 7-6 vote at Monday's special session, Scott County Commission rejected a 12-cent property tax increase that was proposed by its Budget Committee, leaving the...

Indiana man proposes to purchase Scott jail

HUNTSVILLE — After soliciting bids for the sale or lease of the old Scott County Jail, it appears county government has a single suitor on the deteriorating property —...

County considers joining opioid lawsuit

HUNTSVILLE — By unanimous vote Monday evening, Scott County Commission’s Intergovernmental Committee gave the go-ahead for the county to explore the potential of joining a class-action lawsuit against opioid...

BSFMC: Open for business

It was not hard to find a smile at Big South Fork Medical Center Tuesday morning. Bill Duncan, one of the familiar faces of the old Scott County Hospital who...

Property tax increase is a no-go, for now

HUNTSVILLE — Scott County Commission’s special called meeting came and went Monday without a new budget in place, giving commissioners just 24 days to find a consensus before a...

Cops: Suspect attempted to ‘shoot up,’ smuggle drugs into jail

HUNTSVILLE — Scott County Sheriff's Department Deputy Shane Blevins has been in law enforcement almost 10 years. But what he witnessed last weekend was a first for him, as...

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