Arrest made in Posey cold-case

HUNTSVILLE -- The Scott County Sheriff's Department yesterday filed charges against an Oneida woman who authorities say played a role in the 2005 shooting...

Legislation filed to prevent TennCare expansion

NASHVILLE -- State Sen. Brian Kelsey, R-Germantown, filed legislation Thursday to prevent an expansion of TennCare under provisions of the federal health care reform...

Winter weather advisory issued for Scott

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Scott County and much of East Tennessee in anticipation of light snowfall Thursday...

Funding still sought for all-inclusive playground

 There have been roadblocks. There have been dances. There have been t-shirt sales.And while its space still sits empty at Oneida City Park, the...

Hospital deadline at hand

HUNTSVILLE — With the expiration date of Scott County’s contract with S.M. Promen LLC at hand, there was earlier this week still no sign...

Brothers busted on drug charges

A pair of LaFollette brothers are facing drug-related charges in Oneida after being nabbed at a motel with methamphetamine and other illicit drugs allegedly...

Jobless rate increases in December

Scott County’s unemployment rate spiked 1.5 points in December, climbing from 15.3 percent to 16.8 percent, according to numbers released last week by the...

Gun blitz: local buyers hit by shortage

A customer at the Oneida Walmart inspects a .223 rifle before purchasing it.  For clerks in the sporting goods department at the Oneida Walmart, it...

Hospital drama: no finality expected

HUNTSVILLE — Scott County Commission met here Tuesday, after the Independent Herald had gone to press, but was expected to hear from S.M. Promen...

Bears capture county titles

HUNTSVILLE — With a 49-42 win over Winfield, Huntsville Middle’s Lady Bears were crowned champions of the annual Scott County Middle School Basketball Tournament...
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