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Today's News

  • Jesus cleanses the temple

       “And making a whip of cords, he drove them all, with the sheep and oxen, out of the temple, (See John 2:12-25, RSV).

    There are two accounts of Jesus’ cleansing of the temple in the Gospels. One places this event at the beginning of his public ministry, and the other places it near the end of his public ministry.

  • TVA increases rates by three percent

     

     

     

    The Jellico Electric and Water System board approved passing a three percent Tennessee Valley Authority base rate increase to customers.

    Jellico Electric and Water System purchases electricity from TVA. TVA has begun charging Jellico Electric and Water System three percent more for the electricity. The board discussed the prospect of passing a rate increase to customers. Town attorney Terry Basista advised them they didn’t have much of a choice.

  • The Secret Church attempts to give Christians a global perspective

     First Baptist Church of Jacksboro hopes to give local Christians a global perspective at the Secret Church on Nov. 4.

    This view includes a realization of what it costs to be a Christian, and the persecution some people are enduring for their faith in other parts of the world. Because Americans are free to worship however they want, faith often becomes a weekly event rather than a lifestyle worth risking life and limb for. This is not an option in many other countries.

  • What faults Christ found with the seven Churches in Revelation – Do many exist today?

       I, John, both your brother and companion in tribulation and in the kingdom and patience of Jesus Christ, was on the island that is called Patmos for the word of God and for the testimony of Jesus Christ.

  • Church News Sept. 15, 2011

    The Valley Fellowship Church of God homecoming will be Sept. 18 with Rev. Lonnie Lyke.

     

    Cumberland View Baptist Church will be having homecoming on Sept. 18 beginning at 10:30 a.m.

     

    The Red Ash Baptist Church in Caryville will be having homecoming service Sept. 25 beginning at 11 a.m. For more information call 494-4731

     

    Jellico Highway Church of God will be having homecoming on Sept. 25 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Darrell Reese and Rev. Ray Graham.

     

  • Protestations over annexation begin in Jellico

     The Jellico Board of Mayor and Aldermen met Sept. 7 for a special called meeting, but residents of surrounding areas, including Newcomb, showed up in force with a different agenda.

    When Mayor Les Stiers brought Jellico’s plans to expand beyond its current borders before the planning commission on Sept. 1, he predicted opposition. It came almost immediately. Rumors of annexation spread, and people from High Cliff, Wooldridge, Brick Plant Hollow, Old Standard and Newcomb, came last Wednesday to show their disapproval.

  • Man killed in car accident

     Early in the morning on Sept. 8, Timmy A. Byrge died shortly after his Chevy Blazer collided with a Ford F150.

    The two cars were traveling on Howard Baker Highway just east of State Route 297. Byrge was traveling west when his Blazer began to move left of center into the oncoming lane, Tennessee Highway Patrol Officer Aaron Evans’ report said. An oncoming Ford, driven by Gloria S. Goad, was unable to take evasive action and the two vehicles collided, Evans said.

  • True Repentance From the Heart

              

    I have been reading the book of Joel, it only has three chapters, but they are so powerful. We read many stories or accounts of God’s people straying from his love, his teachings and pursuing their own ways.

    Without the protection of the Heavenly Father and relying on their own abilities there were often overwhelmed and defeated. Just as today God does not force his will on is we choose the latter.

  • Scouting Report — Hardin Valley at Campbell County

  • Jellico hosts 11th annual Old Fashioned Fall Festival

     Jellico will again celebrate its heritage as it hosts the 11th annual Old Fashioned Fall Festival on Oct. 7 and Oct. 8 at Veteran’s Park.

    This festival honors the areas heritage before modern technology began to change people’s way of life.