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Railroad Buff, Duffield Daze Promoter Dies at Age 90

Kenny Fannon, the long-time organizer of Duffield Daze and rail­road historian, passed away Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021. He was instrumen­tal in starting Duffield Daze 40 years ago as a way to bring in tour­ists and revenue to his hometown. Beginning in 1981, Duffield became a des­tination for current and formers residents every Labor Day weekend as they returned to cel­ebrate […]

BOS to Consider Request for FEMA-Acquired Property

Supervisors met Monday night in Stoney Creek to continue their Oct. 6 meeting at the site of a proposed camp­ground that develop­ers are hoping to use a piece of county-owned property for a field bed for their septic system. Board chairman Danny Mann noted that although he personally thought the new addi­tion would be an asset to the county, the […]

Rye Cove High School Cancels Remainder of Varsity Football Season

They started the season with approximately 15 players that grew to as many as 19 but with numerous injuries, they were down to 11 players at their Oct. 2 game with Lee High. Due to the ongoing issue, Rye Cove High School officials announced last week they were suspending their varsity football season for the cur­rent year. They ended the […]

Scott School Board Recognizes Retirees, State Champs



The Scott County School Board met last Tuesday (Oct. 5) at 6:30 p.m. for their regular­ly scheduled meeting where the crowd was a bit larger than usual as they recognized re­tirees to the county’s school system as well as athletic achieve­ments of students and teams from the previ­ous school year. The meeting was held at its usual loca­tion at the […]

Train Hits Car at Weber City Crossing

A car was hit by a train at a railroad crossing in Weber City on Sunday afternoon. According to Scott County Central Dispatch, a call came in at approximately 1:11 p.m. on Oct. 10 to report a car had been hit by a train on the rail­road crossing on Chimney Top Drive. No injuries were reported at the accident and […]

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: Electronic harassment, (electromagnetic tor­ture), or psychotronic torture is a conspiracy theory that government agents make use of electromag­netic radiation (such as the microwave auditory ef­fect), radar, and surveillance techniques to trans­mit sounds and thoughts into people’s heads, affect people’s bodies, and harass people. I am currently experiencing this myself as I have been for almost four years now. […]

Briefs

Have you been af­fected by COVID? If you are a Scott County resi­dent who has lost work, childcare or has other­wise been impacted by COVID, Appalachian Community Action and Development (AppCAA) is ready to provide as­sistance. With support from Scott County, Ap­pCAA is helping peo­ple pay bills or other­wise make ends meet through a one-time pay­ment of up to $500. […]

Quinn Minute — Sidekicks


If you grew up in the 1950s through 1970s, television westerns in­troduced you to a thank­less career. Here’s the job de­scription. You work for a cowboy who travels constantly and appears to have no source of in­come. You don’t decide how you spend your day. You’ve got no house or apartment. Have you guessed your profession? Yes, that’s right…you are […]