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 ]
Huntsville, TN (2017-03-20) The Scott County Commission has formally agreed to solicit proposals for the future use of the old Scott County Jail. Respondents will have until mid-June to reply. [ Read More ]
Huntsville, TN (2017-03-21) A Morgan County man stopped for driving with bright lights has been arrested on drug charges following the discovery of methamphetamine and other narcotics in his car. [ Read More ]
Huntsville, TN (2017-03-21) A Helenwood man is facing driving and disorderly conduct charges after he reportedly became belligerent with officers who detained him for allegedly driving recklessly without a license. Authorities say the man had two small children in his vehicle and had four previous arrests for the same offense. [ Read More ]
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 ]
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 ]
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.
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 ]