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Today's News

  • Ward signs with Johnson University

    ccannon@lafollettepress.com

    Campbell County senior Niki Ward is living out a dream.

    On Monday evening, the Lady Cougar point guard signed her intent to play with Johnson University in Knoxville.

    “I don’t have the words for it,” Ward said of the day. “I’m excited. I was given many, many different signs that showed me that this is where I needed to be.”

  • The Future Forest

    Change is inevitable as they say, even to long-lived life forms such as trees.  Our area presently have a fairly uniform oak-hickory type forest (average age 60 to 110 years) in the upland ridges, and young mixed hardwood forests in the hollows and drains. 

    Several forces are at work that could change the look and function of our forests.

  • ANIMAL SHELTER INVESTIGATION: Bite worse than bark

    A former animal advisory board member, who previously championed shelter director Betty Crumley’s leadership, is voicing his concerns. 

    It follows a six-minute viral video in which Crumley is heard speaking to an employee with concerns about euthanasia practices. Crumley dismisses it as the work of a disgruntled, former employee – others contend there are major issues.

  • We are responsible for sharing Christ

    I am continuing this week with the though of sharing the plan of salvation. I believe as Christ gave the Disciples the Great Commission to go into all the world… We may not have to go into all the world… but we are responsible for sharing Christ with others.

  • Prophetic Conference seeking ‘prayer warriors’

    Lisa Elliot, president of Center of Hope International, will host the Prophetic Prayer Conference at Calvary Worship Center April 12-14.
    “I feel like it’s a mandate to bring a prayer summit,” Elliot said.
    Elliot encourages pastors, business leaders and people committed to prayer to come.

  • Column: Who's on first?

     It could only be described as one of the greatest skits of all time.

    “Well, then who’s on first?”

    “Yes.”

    “I mean the fellow’s name.”

    “Who.”

    “The guy on first.”

    “Who.”

    “The first baseman.”

    “Who.”

    “The guy playing…”

    “Who is on first!”

    “What are you askin’ me for?”

  • Great comebacks marked the decade of the seventies

                       “Ah, Lord God! Behold, Thou hast made the heavens and the earth by Thy great power and by thine outstretched arm. Nothing is too difficult for Thee”(Jeremiah 32:17).

  • Sports News 4-11-13

    Thursday, April 11:

    Campbell County Tennis

    The Campbell County High School girls tennis team will travel to Powell High School. The girl’s match is slated to begin at 4:30 p.m.

     

    Jellico High Softball

    The Jellico High School softball team will travel to Cumberland Gap for a non-district showdown. The varsity squad will begin at 5 p.m.

     

    Campbell County Baseball

  • Tannis elected South Campbell County Rotary president

    Larry Tanis was elected president for South Campbell County Rotary Club. On March 24 he attended a multi-district President Elect Training Seminar in Nashville, according to a press release. Tanis said he looks forward to serving his term, which will begin July 1. Rotary is an organization committed to providing humanitarian services in the community locally and globally, Tanis said.

  • Tannis elected South Campbell County Rotary president

    Larry Tanis was elected president for South Campbell County Rotary Club. On March 24 he attended a multi-district President Elect Training Seminar in Nashville, according to a press release. Tanis said he looks forward to serving his term, which will begin July 1. Rotary is an organization committed to providing humanitarian services in the community locally and globally, Tanis said.