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, www.ihoneida.com. In conjunction with that change,...

What's next for Pioneer Community Hospital of Scott?

Dec. 18 is the next important date for the Pioneer Community Hospital of Scott, when a state licensure board will take up the issue of Pioneer’s request to operate...

Kentucky man faces theft charges in Oneida

An accused thief's attempt to flee from law enforcement ended when a homeowner held him at gunpoint as the suspect happened across his property Wednesday (Jan. 11). Tarance J. Jeffers,...

Pharmacies join D.A.'s effort to limit meth-making drug

An initiative by District Attorney General Lori Phillips-Jones to limit the availability of a key meth-making drug has apparently been received warmly by area pharmacies. Phillips-Jones, who has made drugs...

Building a band

Two weeks ago, more than 100 students assembled for Burchfield School’s annual winter band concert, performing such Christmas classics as “Jingle Bells” and “Up on the Housetop” for scores...

Cope, former county judge, dies at 81

ROBBINS — Funeral services are being planned for former Scott County Judge Verda "Buddy" Cope Jr., who died at his home here Monday. He was 81. Scott Countians from all...

Building codes a no-go

HUNTSVILLE — After months of discussion, a proposal to end Scott County's opt-out of statewide building codes was unceremoniously rejected Monday, with a committee's decision to take no action...

Police call release of 'homeless' sex offender troubling

Oneida chief of police Darryl Laxton makes no bones about it: he does not want sex offenders living inside his town unless the address of their residence is registered...

Highway safety grants announced for Scott County

NASHVILLE — State Sen. Ken Yager, R-Harriman, and state Rep. Kelly Keisling, R-Byrdstown, said  today that they have been informed that ­­three Hi­­­ghway Safety Grants have been awarded to...

Landowners face 12-cent tax hike

HUNTSVILLE — It won’t be official until at least next month, but it appears that Scott County’s homeowners are facing a 12-cent property tax increase. Scott County Commission’s Budget Committee...

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