Today's News

  • Galilee Bible Camp scheduled to host Outdoor Adventure on Saturday, May 21

     The Galilee Bible Camp Outdoor Adventure is scheduled for Saturday, May 21, beginning with breakfast at 8 a.m.

    A 3D archery competition will be held at 9:30 a.m. Lunch will be served at noon. Afterward, participants will view an outdoor video. A trap shoot will begin at 2 p.m., followed by awards and closing at 4:30 p.m.

  • Citizen time back before commission




    Robert Henson has become a familiar face at for members of the county commission.

    In recent months he has appeared before the group in vehement opposition to the county powers act that was passed in December of last year.

    But on Monday night, Henson used his time to debate a different subject.

    As he began his comments Henson said he wanted to discuss what he called “the 10 commandments for addressing the commission.”

  • Lemarr arrested after alleged domestic incident

      What started as a family feud ended with a trip to jail and a list of charges for Gregory Lemarr.

    On May 4 LaFollette Police Officer Brian Tiller was called to 516 North 15th Street to check out reports of a domestic disturbance. At the residence the victim stated her son was drunk and had been physically aggressive. Records indicate the victim stated she and her husband had to fight with Lemarr, 38, of 114 South 27th Street, to get him out of the home.

  • Drug arrests keep officers busy



    Reports of a man sleeping in his vehicle led to an arrest early Sunday morning.

    LaFollette Police Sgt. Jason Marlow went to the Midway Car Wash to investigate reports of a male who was allegedly slumped over the steering wheel of his car.

    According to Marlow's report, he could easily see through the passenger side window that Jerry W. Hutson, II, 28, of 408 Myers Street, Jacksboro, allegedly had a pill bottle in his right hand and some white pills in his left had.

  • Arrest made in boat burglaries; warrant issued

       The art of being inconspicuous escaped Joseph K. Harp.

    On Tuesday around 4 a.m. Campbell County Sheriff's Deputies Cody Chapman and Jimmie Albertini went to Anchor Marine to look into reports of suspicious activity in the area.

    As Chapman was sitting in his patrol car watching he allegedly saw a male jump into a car and leave the scene.

  • Aviation camp slated for June




    Visions of summer camp likely include rustic cabins, crafting leather belts and catching a raging case of poison ivy. But Mid-Heaven Missions Aviation Camp isn't the average summer camp.

    For the second year the Jacksboro Airport will open its facilities to the ministry that is based at Second Baptist Church Clinton.

  • News Notes

    The Campbell County High School Band will present its36th Annual Spring Concert May 5 at 7p.m. in the high school auditorium. The admission charge will be $4 for adults and $2 for students. Middle school band students wearing their band t-shirts will be admitted free. All proceeds go to support the CCHS Band. 


    The regular meeting of the Caryville Municipal Planning Commission will be held at 6 p.m. on May 5 in the Caryville City Hall.


  • Public Records

    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

    April 25 to April 29


    Seibert LLC to Andrew Beckman and Beverly Beckman, Dist. 2, $159,900.

    Peggy Ivey, Ernie Ivey, Tonya Poole and Michael Poole to Bradley L. Utley and Cristie Utley, Dist. 3, $305,000.

  • Relay for Life events

    The LaFollette Press and Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church will host the annual Relay for Life Fish Fry on May 5 from 5 to 7:30 p.m., the cost is $10, fried fish, French fries, drinks include, dessert extra.  Tickets available at the door, or at the LaFollette Press front office. 


    Relay for Life will be held May 6 at Jacksboro Middle School.

  • Reunions

    West, Crabtree and Claborn Reunion will be held May 7 at 11 a.m. at Cove Lake State Park shelter #5. Please bring two covered dishes and drinks.