October 18, 2017

LOCAL NEWS

Planned Power Outage in Eastern Scott County

Local News
October 18, 2017
Oneida, TN (2017-10-18) Plateau Electric Cooperative has announced a planned outage to make minor repairs to a high voltage switch at the Fairview Substation on Thursday, October 19, 2017 beginning at 9:00 p.m. and ending at midnight.  [...]

County Conveys Old Jail to Town of Huntsville

Local News
October 18, 2017
Huntsville, TN (2017-10-17) Scott County has conveyed the old county jail to the Town of Huntsville, which has pledged to preserve the structure and its historical significance.

STATE NEWS

  • Jacksboro, TN (2017-10-05) The district attorneys general of Tennessee’s Sixth, Seventh, Eighth, Ninth and Tenth Judicial Districts have jointly filed a lawsuit against prescription opioid manufacturer Purdue Pharma L.P. and its related companies, along with [...]
  • Nashville, TN (2017-09-14) Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) Commissioner Burns Phillips has announced a preliminary unemployment rate of 3.3 percent for August, declining one-tenth of a percent from the previous month. This [...]
  • Oneida, TN (2017-09-12) Anyone born on or after January 1, 1969 must take and successfully complete an Agency approved hunter education program in order to hunt.  Persons interested in becoming certified in Hunter Education need [...]

NATIONAL NEWS

NATIONAL PARK SERVICE NEWS

Reading Ranger Hike to Princess Falls – October 21

National Park Service
October 15, 2017
Oneida, TN (2017-10-15)  Join park rangers and librarians from the McCreary County Public Library for a fun children’s story time about autumn on Saturday, October 21.  We will meet at the Yamacraw day use parking [...]
National Park Service

Long-time Big South Fork Trails Chief Retiring

September 15, 2017
Oneida, TN (2017-09-14) Wallace Linder, Roads and Trails Branch Chief of Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area, Obed Wild and Scenic River and Manhattan Project National Historical Park at Oak Ridge, has recently [...]
National Park Service

Healthy Hike: The Point Trail to Lilly Arch, September 16

September 10, 2017
Wartburg, TN (2017-09-10)  The Obed Wild and Scenic River will be conducting a healthy hike on Saturday, September 16, at 10:00 a.m. (ET).  Ranger Rick Ryan will lead a moderate to strenuous out-and-back hike of [...]
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