Garrett: Spring game attendance a sign UT got it right

Firing a hall of fame coach, as the University of Tennessee did in 2008 with Phillip Fulmer, is never easy, even when it’s the...

Our View: Hospital will not survive without community buy-in

When news broke that the long-awaited reopening date of Scott County’s hospital had been set for Aug. 8, it didn’t take long for someone...

Garrett: Pays for hunters to mind others' feelings

With the opening of this year’s deer hunting seasons — muzzleloader season opened Saturday and will remain open until gun season kicks in on...

Garrett: Thanksgiving deserves its own day

It seems as though there has been more chatter — much of it a sort of righteously indignant chatter — about the infringement of...

Garrett: I don’t stand with Roseanne…or the others

There was a hashtag trending on social media last week: #istandwithroseanne. The hashtag was a show of support for Roseanne Barr, the comedian and actress...

Letter: Coverage of Senator Baker's legacy commended

Editor: This past week, as we paid respects to Scott County’s most famous native son, Howard H. Baker Jr., I made an effort to read...

Garrett: Our guests realize what we’ve got

Over the next several days, several thousand visitors will stream into Scott County for the holiday weekend. They’ll come from Indiana and Ohio, Georgia and...

Editorial: Oneida stadium should be named in Jim May’s honor

Placing Coach Jim May’s name on the football stadium at Oneida High School is an honor long overdue. Earlier this month, the school’s P.A. broadcaster,...

A talk with Santa

By Bob Crampton Hello Santa, We need to talk.  Actually, maybe I need to talk and I’d like you to listen.   You see, in 2016, right...

Editorial: When a tax 'increase' isn't necessarily

As is always the case, the unveiling of the “certified tax rates” for Scott County and its municipalities has create a few misunderstandings regarding...
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