Meteorologists highlight severe weather threat

The National Weather Service's Storm Prediction Center is warning of a slight risk of severe weather across much of the Midwest and the Mid-South...

Helenwood man jailed after domestic assault

HUNTSVILLE — A 28-year-old Helenwood man is facing felony charges after allegedly beating a pregnant woman last week. Jacob W. Laxton, 28, of Ball Park...

7 nabbed as part of alleged 'pill ring'

HUNTSVILLE — A two-day investigation by Scott County Sheriff’s Department drug agents culminated Monday evening with the arrests of seven suspects in relation to...

Oneida woman 'fortunate' to escape wreck with relatively minor injuries

An Oneida woman escaped a Monday morning accident on the east side of town with non-life-threatening injuries despite the dramatic nature of the crash. Paula...

Highland's fiber projected to bring faster internet speeds

SUNBRIGHT — The days of 256k internet in Scott County will soon be history. Highland Telephone Cooperative is entering the final stages of its massive...

School system plows way to balanced budget

HUNTSVILLE — Initially faced with a budget deficit of just over a quarter of a million dollars, the Scott County School System on Monday...

Hospital sees another delay

HUNTSVILLE — County Commission was informed Monday evening that the target date for reopening the hospital is now Aug. 1, a month later than...

Mayor: Water department must focus on collections

Oneida Mayor Jack E. Lay says the town's water department must continue to focus on collections and past-due customer accounts, but also stressed that...

Oneida tax rate unchanged for FY 2013-2014

Oneida's property tax rate for fiscal year 2013-2014 will remain unchanged at $1 per $100 assessed value. The town's mayor and board of aldermen on...

Summer concerts planned at local ATV parks

HUNTSVILLE — Country music fans are gearing up for several concerts that promise to draw thousands of outsiders to local ATV parks later this...
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