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Today's News

  • School menu's

     

    Campbell County School Menu

    Nov. 22 – 26  

     

    Monday

    Taco Salad

    Lettuce, Tomato, Cheese

    Steamed Corn

    Stir Fry Vegetables

    Chilled Fruit

    Cookie

     

    Tuesday

    Lasagna

    Garden Salad

    Green Beans

    Garlic Bread Sticks

    Jell-O

     

  • Church News

    New Life Ministry Center will have a chili supper/cake auction on Nov. 19 from 5 to 8 p.m., carry out is available.

    Willow Brook Baptist Church’s annual “thanks-giving-away” Nov. 20. Clothes, shoes, household  items, toys and miscellaneous items are all available to anyone at no cost.  The event begins at 8 a.m. and ends at 2 p.m.

     

  • Caryville hosts Christmas lights contest for residents

    The holidays have arrived.

    The recent cold weather has most people anticipating Christmas. But in Caryville, the Christmas season starts early with a contest for the best home decoration.

    “We have people down here that do a fantastic job decorating,” said alderman and tourism director Chris Stanley. “They really embrace the holidays.”

    Starting this week and continuing through Dec. 13, citizens of Caryville are being encouraged to decorate their homes for Christmas.

  • Veterans honored at services around county

    Last Thursday was a busy day for veterans in Campbell County.

    Two services were held in their honor.

    Veterans Affairs Officer Kevin Walden officiated the ceremonies in Jacksboro and Jellico honoring service men and women. The services in Jacksboro started in the late morning with the sun casting deep shadows from the veteran monuments.

    A large crowd gathered at the veteran’s memorial next to the Campbell County Court House for the service. At the close of the program, two local men were honored for their service.

  • Veterans honored at services around county

    Last Thursday was a busy day for veterans in Campbell County.

    Two services were held in their honor.

    Veterans Affairs Officer Kevin Walden officiated the ceremonies in Jacksboro and Jellico honoring service men and women. The services in Jacksboro started in the late morning with the sun casting deep shadows from the veteran monuments.

    A large crowd gathered at the veteran’s memorial next to the Campbell County Court House for the service. At the close of the program, two local men were honored for their service.

  • Weddings and anniversaries for Nov. 11

    Scroll through the photos to see wedding and anniversaries featured in the LaFollette Press on Nov. 11.

  • Birthdays for Nov. 11

    Scroll through the photos to see the birthdays featured in the LaFollette Press on Nov. 11.

  • Public Records Nov. 11

     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

    Nov. 1- Nov. 5

     

    Steven M. Saratori and Paula D. Saratori to Joel Brummett, Dist. 2, $65,000.

    Ernest H. Creekmore Jr. and Jamie N. Ratliff, Dist. 5, $25,000.

    William Tate and Dorothy Tate to Nancy R. Wilson, Dist. 1, $106,060.

  • Liquor is at the forefront of discussion following election

    Everybody is buzzing about liquor in Caryville.

    And for the first time in months the boardroom at town hall was bursting with a crowd. Overwhelmed by the community interest, Caryville Mayor Robert Stooksbury asked the citizens for patience while the board of aldermen figures out the details.

    “As you all know, last Tuesday, the city voted for liquor by the drink and retail package stores,” said Caryville attorney Reid Troutman Monday night.

  • SRO’s spark discussion at budget and finance meeting

     

     

    School resource officers were a source of discussion during Monday’s budget and finance committee meeting.

    When a budget amendment requiring the realignment of funds in the school department’s budget for the creation of a sixth SRO position was presented, commissioners had questions.