Today's News

  • LaFollette Library News

    LaFollette Public Library

    News – September 2, 2010


    Today as I am writing this it is 90210.  Remember the television series, Beverly Hills, 90210?  That has been quite a while ago, yet it seems like only yesterday.  And time has a way of passing by like that.

  • Church News

    Vasper Baptist Church will have Homecoming on Sept. 12 beginning at 11 a.m.


    The Walnut Grove Baptist Church in the Stinking Creek community will be having its annual homecoming on Sept. 12.  Services will begin at 10 a.m. with lunch being served at 1 p.m. 


    Wynn Community “Big Brick” Church will have revival services beginning Sept. 13 at 7 p.m. Brother Bill Borieo will be speaking. For more information call 562-7412 or 562-8662.


  • School menu's


    Campbell County School Menu

    Sept. 13 – Sept. 17




    Lettuce, Tomato

    Pickle, Onion

    French Fries

    Fresh Fruit



    Corn Dog

    Chef Salad

    Baked potato w/topping

    Baked Doritos

    Fresh Veggies

    Salad Crackers

    Juice Bar


  • Reunions

     The Edgar, Buster, Millard and Sherman Adkins Family Reunion will be held at Cove Lake State Park in shelter # 4 on Sept. 11.  Gathering at 11:30 a.m., and lunch at 1 p.m. The Willie Adkins Family lovingly invited. Bring covered dishes.


    Sneed and Martha Miller family reunion will be held Sept. 11 at Stooksbury Lodge. Please bring a covered dish.


  • Weddings and anniversary for Sept. 9

    Flip through the slideshow pictures to find your current wedding or anniversary.

  • Birthdays Sept. 9.

    Flip through the slideshow pictures to find your current birthday

  • Escapee appears in court

    After escaping the long arm of the law, Adam Wayne Steakley now knows it has a hold on him.
    In December 2009, Steakley was arrested for allegedly stealing a variety of items that included guns and a gaming system. Once in police custody he confessed to his crimes, even taking police to the home where he had stashed the stolen items, police reports said.
    Then he escaped.
    However, on Tuesday Steakley appeared in Campbell County Criminal Court. He was shackled and pleading guilty.

  • Dillard arrested for disorderly conduct

    Pam Dillard gave new meaning to the phrase waking up the neighborhood on Sunday.
    At around 11 p.m. that evening officers with the Campbell County Sheriff’s Department responded to a second 911 call related to a disturbance involving Dillard, 51, of 714 Queener Road, Apartment E-7, Jacksboro, and her son.
    At the scene Deputy Dustin Hatfield and Sgt. Pete Hatfield spoke with several neighbors who reported Dillard had been pounding on their doors demanding to know who had called authorities.

  • Miner's Mile sees many race finishers

    Both the young and young at heart tied up their running shoes for the Labor Day Miners Mile in Jellico.

    The event had about 290 participants, including 90-year-old Betty Hausman who finished the 5K with her son.

    The relief of crossing the finish line was evident on each face as they pushed forward just a little bit more. The cool clear morning was the perfect temperature for racers as they started off at Indian Mountain State Park and continued through town to complete the 10K race.

  • Court denies new trial for Phillips

    Denny Phillips will not be getting a new trial.
    This ruling came after a number of legal questions were posed at a Tuesday morning hearing.