Scott County LifeSaving Crew

2022-03-02 E-Edition

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Looking for Spring

Some early daffodils can be found all over the county including these lovely buds in Weber City as the signs of spring are coming to life. Sorry! An active online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or Subscribe today! Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

GC Council to Hold Special- Called Meeting Tonight



In January, Gate City officials reluctantly accepted the resignation of their town clerk, Lydia Morales. Then they began the arduous task of finding a replacement and advertised the position where they received 105 applications from persons who want to become the town’s newest employee. Last Tuesday, the council met at an adjourned meeting where they planned to select the new […]

MECC Foundation to Host Rescheduled Scholarship Fundraiser

The Mountain Empire Community College Foundation will host Grammy-nominated, 2021 International Bluegrass Music Association’s Vocal Group of the Year and Grand Ole Opry Stars, Sister Sadie, for the 2022 Diamonds and Denim Event. Diamonds and Denim is slated for Saturday, April 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the beautiful Crooked River Farm in Hiltons. Originally scheduled for August 2021, the event […]

Carter Fold Reopens Saturday for 2022 Season

The music returns to this weekend to the stage of the world-famous Carter Family Fold in Hiltons. Saturday’s concert by the Hogslop String Band marks the reopening of the fold for 2022. They closed last November after a resurgence of COVID-19 cases in the region. “We are delighted to reopen and hope nothing will again put us in a position […]

Quinn Summary – Evolution?


Not long ago, I heard somebody say he didn’t think people were highly evolved. I disagree. Humans possess remarkable powers. We can walk, run, swim and even fly (if we hold a boarding pass). Other creatures aren’t so adaptable. Fish can swim but walk poorly. Birds can fly, but often misjudge altitude, and end up as hood ornaments. Some snakes […]

Duffield Man Sentenced for Child Sexual Assault, Sodomy

A Duffield man was sentenced last month in Scott County Circuit Court on sexual assault and related charges in a case that involved an underage brother and sister. Last Tuesday, Scott County Commonwealth’s Attorney Kyle Kilgore announced that Jason Wayne Gilliam, 43, of West Hunters Valley Road, Duffield, was sentenced Feb. 18 in circuit court to serve 18 years in […]

Library Looking for Cutest Pet in Scott County

A total of 20 entries are currently vying to be named as the Cutest Pet in Scott County at a contest underway at the Scott County Public Library. But if you think you have the cutest pet in the county then you need to hurry to enter your pet. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library, the contest ends March […]

Ag Safety Week: Prepare, Prevent, Protect

Farmers are reminded to keep safety top of mind during this year’s Agricultural Safety Awareness Program Week, March 7-11. Farming and agriculture jobs remain among the most hazardous, and that’s why the American Farm Bureau Federation organizes a weeklong commemoration each year to promote safety and health in agricultural and rural communities. This year’s theme is “Prepare. Prevent. Protect.” and […]