Today's News

  • Kyle Busch Rules, “Deal With It”

    Harper Stiner, 5, attended her first NASCAR race last weekend in Bristol.
    But she had chosen her favorite driver long before she saw him win.
    Harper had a sign made in support of Kyle Busch before the Stiner family trip to the Bristol Motor Speedway. The sign read ‘Kyle Busch Rules, Deal With IT,” and Stiner was not afraid to flaunt the sign supporting her driver.
    “She was booed and taunted as she carried the sign the whole time,” said Harper Stiner’s mother Missy.

  • Teen struck and killed by train

    A local man died on Wednesday morning after being struck by a CSX train.

  • New chamber member

    The Chamber of Commerce welcomes new member, Disney Office Supply.  Local owner and resident, Gary Disney and his team of seven Campbell County’s finest provide clients top value in office supplies and responsive, timely delivery.

  • Walden appointed to commission

    Governor Phil Bredesen has appointed 135 men and women to serve on 60 state boards and commissions. These Tennesseans represent areas from all across the state. Among the 135 appointees Zachary Ross Walden of LaFollette was appointed to the Tennessee Higher Education Commission.
    Appointment terms vary based on statutory recommendations or term limits specified by geographic or other qualifications.

  • Branam named president of association

    Donald L. “Don” Branam, Pharm.D., BCPS, of Jacksboro was recently installed as the 2010-2011 president of the Tennessee Society of Health-System Pharmacists (TSHP) at the 123rd Annual Convention of the Tennessee Pharmacists Association (TPA) held recently in Memphis, Tennessee.

  • From a Mother's Heart Aug. 26

    Lately I have been confronted by several people who have asked me how I feel about hell.
    It is a very sobering thought to realize that hell is real and not everyone will go to Heaven.
    But the word of God makes it clear that hell is just as real as Heaven.
    Many believe a loving God would not send anyone to hell. Let me point out two things that you may not have thought of.

  • Church News Aug. 26

    Mount Paran Baptist will host its 2010-11 AWANA Club kickoff to be held at the Mount Paran Family Life Center on Aug. 28 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. This is for all of the kids and teens that plan to attend the AWANA Club for the 2010-2011 school year. There will be food, drinks, games, and a whole lot of fun to celebrate this new AWANA Club year. For more information call 562-1633.

    Coolidge First Baptist church will be having homecoming on Aug. 29 at 10:30. Mike and Cathy Torrence will be singing. Homecoming dinner will be served after the service.

  • On Higher Grounds Aug. 26

    Have you ever been lonely, even in a crowd? Your loneliness may even be more intense around other people. They are all laughing and talking and enjoying each other’s company, while you stand watching, not knowing a soul.  But then someone steps up to you and begins a conversation. The whole world takes on a more pleasant character.

  • Faithful Words Aug. 26

    “And you he made alive, when you were dead through the trespasses and sins in which you once you walked, following the course of this world . . .” (See Ephesians 2:1-7).
    Most good biographies, whether describing a statesman, a celebrity, an athlete, or a missionary, follow a basic pattern. There is a description of the individual’s past, an investigation of the individual’s position, and a declaration of the individual’s purpose in life.
    Paul offers a description of the Christian’s past.

  • State funded paving project to take place in LaFollette

    The long awaited road resurfacing through LaFollette has finally arrived. Crews are milling shoulders and side street entrances while LaFollette Utility works on marking manholes and repairing water mains.
    All this work is in preparation of the paving project that should be completed in about 45 days, said street department director Jim Mullens.