Pioneer Hospital opens its doors

For the first time in 557 days, patients were ushered through the door of Scott County’s hospital Monday morning. Just moments after hospital employees and...

Update: No pursuit preceding fatal crash, authorities say

HUNTSVILLE — A 32-year-old man was killed in an ATV accident in the Low Gap community near here Sunday night. Marco Maley, 32, died after...

Independent Herald announces website changes

if( function_exists('ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT') ) { ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT(); } Beginning March 1, the Independent Herald will require readers to be paid subscribers for unlimited access to its website,...

Broken seat may have led to angler’s death

HUNTSVILLE — Authorities are speculating that a broken boat seat may have contributed to the drowning of a Scott County man at Flat Creek...

Truck driver injured in accident

WINFIELD — The driver of a tractor-trailer truck was airlifted from the scene of a 3-vehicle accident on U.S. Hwy. 27 here early Tuesday...

Scott County is candidate for ‘Healthier TN’ community

NASHVILLE — The Governor’s Foundation for Health and Wellness has announced Scott County has been named a candidate for official designation as a Healthier...

Dozens of drug dealers targeted by law enforcement

HUNTSVILLE — Nearly five dozen accused drug dealers were targeted by a multi-jurisdictional team of law enforcement officers Thursday evening, the latest "roundup" that...

County budget given final OK

HUNTSVILLE — With little fanfare and virtually no discussion, County Commission adopted a new budget for FY 2014-2015 in a special called session at...

Ohio duo nabbed on theft charges in Oneida

Sometimes, luck just isn’t on your side. That was the case for two Ohio men last week, as they allegedly searched for a burglary opportunity...

Two new faces join PEC board

if( function_exists('ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT') ) { ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT(); } Two newcomers won election to the Plateau Electric Cooperative board of directors on Saturday. In results certified by PEC board...
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