Theft of loose change lands man in jail

A transient Scott County man is in jail after allegedly stealing loose change from a parked vehicle at the Scott County Food Court in south Oneida. Derek S. Nagy, 35,...

State seeks information on deer poached in Huntsville

HUNTSVILLE — The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is enlisting the public to help determine who is responsible for shooting a deer around sunrise on Wednesday (July 5) morning. According to...

Alleged drug trafficker nabbed on outstanding warrants

HUNTSVILLE — A Winfield man accused of selling methamphetamine is in jail here, following his arrest on Sunday on a variety of outstanding warrants. Dustin A. Laxton, 35, of Strunk...

Fugitive nabbed after short pursuit

HUNTSVILLE — A Robbins man wanted on outstanding warrants in both Fentress and Morgan counties was arrested after leading authorities on a short pursuit Saturday afternoon. James Chris Dishman, 45,...

Inside the jobless numbers

The month of May’s unemployment measurements were near record-book territory, not just across the State of Tennessee, but in Scott County as well. Statewide, May marked the first time ever...

No more implied consent for warrantless blood draws

NASHVILLE — Drivers in Tennessee can no longer be charged with violation of the implied consent law if they refuse to submit to a blood or urine test to...

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 Tennessee Community. Healthier Tennessee Communities are...

Cops target dozens of drug traffickers in round-up

Neighborhood problems. That’s how Scott County Sheriff Ronnie Phillips described the targets of a county-wide “round-up” Thursday, which targeted 26 people who are either accused of dealing drugs or who...

Sex offender arrested after park trip

HUNTSVILLE — Four months after getting out of prison, a convicted sex offender has landed back in jail after allegedly visiting a state park. Ricky V. Lewallen, 37, of Oneida,...

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