Legislation advances to aid ambulance services

March 23, 2017

Nashville, TN (2017-03-23) Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) advanced legislation in the State Senate on Wednesday to aid local ambulance services in Tennessee by implementing a quarterly coverage assessment, similar to the assessment that has prevented catastrophic cuts in hospitals in Tennessee. [ Read More ]

Scott County Homeless Shelter Thrift Store

March 22, 2017

The Scott County Homeless Shelter’s Thrift Store, located at 1513 Jeffers Road in Huntsville next door to the Food Pantry, is open Tuesdays from 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m. then closing for the food pantry, and re-opens from 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m., and open from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. on Fridays.  [ Read More ]

Commission Affirms Commitment to OHV Registration Fee

March 21, 2017

Huntsville, TN (2017-03-20) The Scott County Commission has gone on record in support of a pending bill in the Tennessee General Assembly that would allow the county to tack-on an additional fee to off-highway-vehicle (OHV) registrations.  If passed, the new fee would generate an estimated $40,000 in revenue. [ Read More ]

First Annual Car/Motorcycle Show

March 20, 2017

The Boys and Girls Club of Scott County will have their First Annual Car/Motorcycle Show on Saturday, April 22, from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.  There will be carnival games for the kids and a bounce house.  Car and motorcycle entry fee is $25.  Gate admission is free and a $5 fee for carnival games and bounce house.  For more information, call Kristen Neal at (423) 286-9500.

Convicted Murderer Hubert Glenn Sexton Seeking New Trial

March 20, 2017

Huntsville, TN (2017-03-20) A Scott County Criminal Court Judge has taken under advisement a petition from convicted killer Hubert Glenn Sexton for a new trial in his double murder case.  Sexton, who represented himself in the latest hearing, says ineffective legal counsel, a tainted jury, and other factors resulted in his convictions in connection with the May 2000 deaths of a Huntsville couple. [ Read More ]

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