Today's News

  • Martial arts school holds jujitsu seminar

    On Oct. 9, the Academy of Martial Arts, located at LaFollette Fitness Center, held a Brazilian Jujitsu Seminar and welcomed an alumnus back to the school.
    The seminar was conducted by instructor Brandon Bolton, a third-degree black belt in Brazilian Jujitsu who began his training at the Academy of Martial Arts in LaFollette when he was 6 years old before leaving to start his own school several years ago. The martial artists attending the seminar worked on a variety of grappling escapes and submissions in both self-defense and sport grappling situations.

  • Two arrested following attack

    Mary Sue Smith, 31, was charged with domestic assault after allegedly attacking her uncle on Oct. 25.

    At approximately 7:30 p.m. Caryville Police Department dispatched Sgt. Stephanie Smith to the victim’s residence in reference to a domestic dispute.

    Upon Stephanie Smith’s arrival she spoke with the victim who was bleeding from his head, according to the report.

    “Victim stated that he had come back to his residence and observed that Stephen Austin was at his home and Stephen is a meth cook,” said Sgt. Stephanie Smith.

  • LMS sweeps HMMS, Grace in basketball

    LaFollette Middle School’s basketball teams swept Horace Maynard and Grace Christian last week.
    The Lady Owls defeated Grace, 31-23, on Nov. 2.
    Amber Guy led all scorers with 12 points and 8 rebounds for LaFollette. Sissy Bailey chipped in 8 points, while Kendra King had 6 and Faith Evans had 5.
    Katherine Griffith led Grace with 7 points.
    A couple of nights later, the Lady Owls notched a 25-17 victory over Horace Maynard. Bailey reached double figures with 10 points and 13 rebounds, while King, Evans and Katie Hamblin had 5 points each.

  • Crappie bite is better on Clinch and Powell rivers

    The following is a weekly summary of the fishing conditions on Norris Lake as reported by creel clerks from the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA).
    The lake level on Friday, Nov. 5 was 1,004.16 feet, which is over half a foot lower than it was the previous week. Surface temperatures are now in the mid 60s. The lake is clear for the most part, with some stain in the headwaters.

  • Caryville aldermen are sworn in, dive into business

    Four aldermen took the oath of office Monday night in front of a standing room only crowd.

    Raising their right hands they promised to uphold the constitution and the interest of Caryville citizens.

    The Caryville Board of Mayor and Aldermen promptly discussed business following the swearing in ceremony of retuning aldermen Vickie Heatherly, Chris Stanley and Mark Stanley. New board member Mike Miller eagerly repeated the oath then claimed his seat at the table.

  • Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency news

    Hunters offered free
    sight-in opportunity

    On Friday, Nov. 12, the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) will host a free sight-in day for big game hunters at the John Sevier Hunter Education Center located at 2327 Rifle Range Road in Knoxville.

  • Weddings and anniversaries for Nov. 4

    Scroll through the photos to the most recent weddings and anniversaries from Nov. 4.

  • Birthdays for Nov. 4

     Happy Birthday to Kayla Nicole Long who was 15 years old on Oct. 30. Kayla is the daughter of Angela L. Long. She has two sister's Kandace and Katelin Long. She is the granddaughter of Sandra Lay of Scott County and Donald and Peggy Lay of Jacksboro and the late Marvin and Juanita Long of Bruce Gaps, Caryville. Happy birthday baby girl we all wish you a great birthday. We love you. 

    Scroll through the photos to see more birthdays.

  • School menu's


    Campbell County School Menu

    Nov. 8 – Nov. 12



    Stuffed Crust Pizza

    Garden Salad

    Steamed Corn

    Fresh Veggies




    Chicken Nuggets

    Barbeque Chicken

    Whipped Potatoes

    Green Beans

    Hot Rolls



  • Church News

    A Beth Moore Ladies Retreat is scheduled for Nov. 5-6 at Galilee Bible Camp.  Beth will be teaching by way of video from the book of Proverbs. Ladies may spend the night at the camp or drive back and forth.  Cost of the retreat is $20 - $35 depending on whether staying at the camp or driving back and forth. For a registration form and/or more information, check the website www.galileebiblecamp.org or call Galilee Bible Camp at 562-4910.