Outdoors: Squirrels taste good, are good

 Most diehard sportsmen are busily prepping themselves for the upcoming deer seasons, which begin with the archery-only hunt on Sept. 28. Few are giving...

Lady Indians storm back from 22 down to win district

WARTBURG — Perhaps they were showing their counterparts on the Oneida boys' team that they could upstage the guys' Friday night comeback.Four nights after...

Four from Scott earn all-district honors

HUNTSVILLE — Four players from Scott High were named to the All-District 4-AA teams in a vote of the district’s coaches on Monday.Billy Hall...

Understanding EHD, the disease impacting deer

Something is killing whitetail deer across the northern Cumberland Plateau. It isn’t poachers or predators. Instead, it’s EHD — Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease. Deer are...

Pigeon Forge steals win at SHS

HUNTSVILLE — Scott High played non-district foe Pigeon Forge close for a half on Tuesday, Jan. 3. But when the Tigers caught fire from...

Calendar's flip to November brings whitetail magic

If all goes as usual over the next couple of weeks, there will be a period when whitetail deer hunting will reach its peak...

A quick guide to snakes in the Cumberlands

Two years ago, the Independent Herald sat down with Dustin Burke, an Oneida police officer and Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency boating officer who knows...

Scott’s Hall commits to Reinhardt

HUNTSVILLE — Scott High quarterback Billy Hall has committed to Reinhardt University.The Highlander senior made the announcement via Twitter Monday evening. "Blessed to say...

State agency proposes bear hunting season for Scott

 NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has proposed a black bear hunting season for the northern Cumberland Plateau, including part of Scott County.The...

State seeks information on deer poached in Huntsville

HUNTSVILLE — The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is enlisting the public to help determine who is responsible for shooting a deer around sunrise on...
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