Our view: Candidate decisions best left to voters

“The Independent Herald will not endorse candidates for political office, but will make every attempt to keep our readers aware of who those candidates are and the office they...

Editorial: The importance of obituaries

Aside from the front page, the single most-read page of the newspaper is the obituaries page. Readers care about obituaries because the people featured on the page were their...

Oden: The power of pickling

I found a gift on my desk last week. It was something unexpected and never before experienced in my six-plus decades. Knowing I am an aficionado of southern foods...

Garrett: DVR was supposed to make my life simpler

The salesman with Dish Network billed DVR as the best invention since sliced bread. “You can’t live without it,” he told me. Because $65 a month isn’t enough, you need...

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 a wide diversity of print...

Roy: Personal memories of Senator Baker

The first time I saw Howard H. Baker, Jr., in person he was at the meat department at Scott Foods in Oneida with one hand on his buggy while...

Letter: Thanks to community for support

Editor: Words cannot begin to express how grateful I am for the out-pouring of love and support I have received from the community, friends, and family. I would like to...

Garrett: Yes, as a matter of fact, honey mustard is important

On our way to the coast last week for a much-needed vacation, we stopped by Hardee’s in Ringgold, Ga. — just south of Chattanooga — for a quick lunch. I...

Oden: Yearning for days when fat made grannies proud

One of my co-workers, a young man with a buffed physique and bulging muscles, became a minor celebrity at our employee health fair when his body fat index yielded...

Our View: ATV enforcement deserves scrutiny, underscores need for compromise

Last week’s story on page A1, “THP crackdown: Safe streets or hampered tourism?”, generated quite a bit of response. Some of it was positive, some negative, but one thing...

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