Today's News

  • Pleas

    The following criminal cases were resolved last week with the use of plea agreements:

    •Rebecca Leigh Lorenz- two counts reckless aggravated assault; judicial diversion for six years, six years supervised probation, court costs, restitution to victims to be determined on Sept. 26.

    •Samantha D. Hargis- three counts theft over $500, three counts aggravated criminal trespassing; judicial diversion for three years, three years supervised probation, restitution to victims to be determined on May 2, court costs, $225 to ECF.

  • Public Records

    Editor’s Note: Readers are cautioned that some names may be the same as or similar to other members of the community.


    Campbell County Property Transfers

    April 11 – April 15


    TN Land Partners LLC to Jeffrey Powers and Kathi Powers, Dist. 1, $82,000.

    Phyllis Wilder and Anthony Wilder to Aaron Bass and Keisha Lynn Bass, Dist. 3, $144,000.

  • Relay for Life events

    Linda Kilgore’s State Farm Office will be holding a two day yard sale benefiting Relay 4 Life on April 22 from 8:30-5 and April 23 from 9-12.  This will be held at the State Farm Office located next to Home Federal Bank.

    The Walmart Relay 4 Life Team will be selling Peanut Butter Easter Eggs and Coconut Easter Eggs as well as selling hot dogs from 10-2 on April 23 at Wal-Mart in LaFollette.


  • Spiritually Speaking

    He still reigns


    Luke 24:1-6 “Now upon the first day of the week, very early in the morning, they came unto the supulchre, bringing the spices they had prepared, and certain others with them.

    And they found the stone rolled away from the supulchre.

  • easter activities

    Easter Activities


    Holy Week Schedule - Our Lady of Perpetual Help, LaFollette will be April 21, Holy Thursday, Mass at 8 p.m.; April 22, Good Friday Mass at 3 p.m.; April 23, Vigil Mass at 8:16 p.m.; April 24, Easter Sunday Mass at 9:30 a.m.


    Holy Week Schedule - Christ the King – Tazewell will be April 21, Holy Thursday, Mass at 5:30 p.m.; April 22, Good Friday Mass at noon; April 23, Saturday Vigil at OLPH, Mass at 8:16 p.m.; April 24, Sunday Mass at noon.


  • Senior Citizens of Campbell County

    Senior Citizens of Campbell County

    April 21 – April 30



    9:30 a.m. Pat’s line dance class

    11:15 to 12:15  Lunch serving pork cutlets, mashed potatoes w/gravy, rolls and dessert

    6 p.m. Snack bar serving Hobo dinner for $5 for hippie night. Prize for the hippiest person.

    7 p.m. Live Jamboree w/Junior and Friends $5 admission



    Closed for Good Friday



    No music until further notice

  • Housley named boys’ basketball coach at CCHS

     Former Campbell County High School standout Matt Housley was named boys’ head basketball coach Friday at his alma mater.

    The announcement came after a search to replace Barry Jones, who resigned last month after four years at CCHS. 

  • Lady Cougars’ track senior signs with UC

     Bethany Meredith has always wanted to be a college athlete.

    Now she will get her chance.

    Meredith, a Campbell County High School senior, announced her decision Tuesday to compete in track and field next season for the University of the Cumberlands. She plans to major in pre-physical therapy.

    “Basically, all my life I’ve wanted to play sports in college,” said Meredith.

    “This opportunity came along, and I jumped on it. I’m really excited. The campus is beautiful.”

  • Jacksboro girls win Area 2 Track and Field Championships

     Several local middle school athletes had standout performances Monday afternoon during the Area 2 Track and Field Championships at Campbell County High School.

    Jacksboro took 1st place in the girls’ team standings. The top three athletes in each event qualified for this week’s sectional meet at Lenoir City. 

    Leading the way for the Lady Eagles was Michaela Smith, who won shot put and discus and was named Best in Field Events.

  • Cougars place 3rd and 4th at high school track meets

     The Campbell County High School boys’ and girls’ track and field teams placed 3rd and 4th, respectively, last week during meets at Hardin Valley and Karns. Nick Litton and Lucas Nelson finished 1st and 2nd, respectively, in high jump at Hardin Valley. Keenan Evans was runner-up in shot put and discus.

    The Cougars also had a 2nd place 4x200-meter relay team (Austin McMahan, Eli Caudill, Colby Partin, Ethan Simpson). Nathan Bolton placed 3rd in discus with a personal record of 112-1.