Phillips is appointed Scott County sheriff

HUNTSVILLE — By a 13-0 vote here Tuesday evening, Scott County Commission appointed Ronnie Phillips to fill the remainder of the current term. After Scott...

Jobless rate declines by 1.2% as labor force hits 19-year low

Scott County’s unemployment rate declined 1.2 points in April, one of the largest declines in the state between March and April. According to figures released...

FTSB, Bank of McCreary announce new name

WHITLEY CITY, Ky. — First Trust & Savings Bank and Bank of McCreary County on Friday announced their new name and formally announced their...

Severe weather awareness urged

if( function_exists('ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT') ) { ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT(); } HUNTSVILLE — Next week is severe weather awareness week in Tennessee, and the Scott County Emergency Management Agency urges...

Stolen drinks lead to charges

Two Oneida women are facing misdemeanor theft charges after allegedly swiping drinks from the Lee's Food Mart at Coopertown. Shaun Tina Marie Slaven, 35, and...

Agents raid Lafollette church, seize snakes

  LAFOLLETTE — The church and snake-handling pastor who were among the subjects of National Geographic's recent miniseries, "Snake Salvation," were raided by state authorities...

Wisconsin man arrested after Oneida pursuit

A 41-year-old Wisconsin man was arrested in Oneida shortly after midnight Thursday morning after leading officers on a short pursuit. Robert Dwight Oglesby, 41, is...

Back Yard: Clear Fork loop is underrated adventure in BSF

Ask most seasoned hikers of the Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area to name their top five trails in the 125,000-acre national...

Huntsville finalizes sewer agreement, grants Brimstone use of mall

HUNTSVILLE — The Board of Mayor and Aldermen gave its stamp of approval to a sewer transfer between the town and Scott County when...

Four from Kentucky arrested in meth bust

HUNTSVILLE — Four people from Kentucky were arrested in a large meth bust here Saturday afternoon, after what began as a routine traffic stop. Arch...
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