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 ]
Wartburg, TN (2017-03-20) On Saturday, March 25, 2017 a river cleanup is planned at the Obed Wild and Scenic along the 11-mile section of the Obed River between Devil’s Breakfast Table and Nemo — one of the most dramatic sections in the park. This section features towering cliffs and a sense of remoteness rarely found in today’s world. [ Read More ]
Oneida, TN (2017-03-20) During the next few weeks, fire crews will be conducting a series of prescribed fires within Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area. Prescribed fires, as defined in the approved Fire Management Plan, will be located within the boundaries of the park. [ Read More ]
In celebration of World Water Day, a park ranger from the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area will read children’s books about protecting rivers and streams on March 25 at the McCreary County Public Library. Story time will begin at 10:30 a.m. followed by an arts and crafts project. [ Read More ]
Sometimes getting there is half the challenge. The American Cancer Society’s Road to Recovery program helps cancer patients find a ride to their treatments. For more information, call the Scott County Mayor’s Office at (423) 663-2000.