Today's News

  • Public Records Jan. 20, 2011

     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

    Jan. 10 – Jan. 14


    Stephen H. Black and Karen A. Black to Stephen H. Black TR, Karen A. Black TR, Stephen H. Black Family Living Trust and Karen A. Black Family Living Trust, Dist. 3, $0.

  • Pleas resolve criminal court cases


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

    •Jonathan Michael Nipper- four counts theft of property over $1,000, four counts aggravated burglary, two counts, promotion manufacture of methamphetamine, theft of property under $500, burglary, criminal trespassing; split confinement of one year with a jail credit from Nov. 2, 2010, eight years  supervised probation, court costs, $375 to ECF, restitution to be announced on Jan. 31.

  • Litton has Campbell boys on a win streak

     Nick Litton is getting much of the credit for Campbell County’s recent success on the basketball court.

    The 6-foot-4 junior forward scored a combined 66 points and pulled down 28 rebounds while leading the Cougars (3-4 district, 9-8 overall) on a 3-game district winning streak the past couple of weeks.

    Litton’s stellar play has not gone unnoticed. Earlier this week, the Knoxville News-Sentinel named him PrepXtra Boy’s High School Basketball Player of the Week.

  • Veterans affairs office hours discussed; proposed gas tax shot down

    The hours of operation for the county’s veterans affairs office created controversy at Tuesday’s commission meeting.
    Kevin Walden, director of veterans affairs, appeared before commissioners to request his office be exempt from the policy that requires all county offices to maintain business hours of 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

  • Citizen questions Adkins over bus contracts

    Criticism often goes with the territory of being a local politician. And one commissioner got his fair share when a resident aired his concerns at Tuesday’s commission meeting.
    When County Mayor William Baird gave citizens the opportunity to address the commission Jerry Chadwell took his turn at the microphone.

  • Evans named MVP of Border Bowl

     Keenan Evans capped a memorable high school football career with an MVP performance Saturday in the 4th annual National Guard Border Bowl at the University of the Cumberlands.

    The Campbell County High School senior defensive tackle earned three awards after dominating the line of scrimmage for Team Tennessee during a 28-18 victory over Team Kentucky.

  • Lady Cougars stumble in district play

     Once unbeaten in district play, Campbell County’s girls suffered back-to-back league losses last week to the Hardin Valley Academy and Knox Halls.

    The Lady Cougars (5-2 district, 10-6 overall) now trail both those teams in the District 3-AAA standings.

    Campbell County’s first district loss came Thursday night at HVA after having not played since Jan. 4 because of snow. The Lady Cougars fell, 53-46, after leading by one at halftime.

  • Church News

    Bible Study, Scrapbooking, fun, food and more will be held Jan. 21 at 7 p.m. and Jan. 22 at 4 p.m., registration will be held at 6 p.m. on Jan. 21 at Galilee Bible Camp. Cost is $25, space is limited. Preregistration with the full fee can be mailed to Galilee Bible Camp, 586 Camp Galilee Road, LaFollette, TN 37766. Information and registration forms are available at GBC@GalileeBibleCamp.org.


  • School menu's


    Campbell County School Menu

    Jan. 24 – Jan. 29



    Choice of Pizza

    Vegetable Beef Soup

    Steamed Corn

    Baked Potato w/topping




    Oven Fried Chicken

    Whipped Potatoes

    Green Beans

    Stir Fry Veggies

    Hot Rolls



  • Senior Citizens of Campbell County

    Senior Citizens of Campbell County

    Jan. 20 – Jan. 29



    9:30 a.m. Pat’s line dance class

    11: 30 a.m. Lunch serving vegetable soup w/grilled cheese sandwich and cookies

    6 p.m. Snack bar serving hamburgers and hot dogs

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



    10 a.m. Bingo

    11:30 a.m. Lunch serving veg. plate, broccoli and cheese, baked potato, corn, rolls and pudding

    1 p.m. Silver Sneakers exercise class