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Today's News

  • School Menu Oct. 6, 2011

     Campbell County

    School Menu

    Oct. 10 – 14

    Monday 

    whole grain pizza

    broccoli salad

    steamed vegetables

    corn on cob

    Caesar salad

    seasonal fruit

     

    Tuesday

    chicken tenders

    baked sweet potatoes and apples

    pinto beans

    steamed broccoli and cauliflower

    fresh veggies

    hot wheat roll

    sidekick slushie 

     

     

    Wednesday

  • Bowman adds two more arrests to record

    Anthony Meade Bowman appears to be at it again.

    From Sept. 30 to Oct. 4 the one-man crime wave racked up two more arrests bringing his book-in total at the Campbell County jail to 22.

    Friday the Tennessee Highway Patrol was dispatched after a woman called to report Bowman,  24, of 523 Shoreline Circle, was driving recklessly.

    When Troopers Anthony Lay and Dennis Smith located Bowman and stopped him, a search revealed he allegedly had a Roxicodone pill inside a hypodermic needle cap.

  • News Notes Oct. 6, 2011

     Cumberland Eagles will have karaoke by Ronnie and Ellen on Oct. 7 and Oct. 8 at 8 p.m.

    The Pinecrest Volunteer Fire Department will be having a haunted forest during October. It will be open Oct. 7, 8, 14,15, 21, and 22. This event is for the benefit of Pinecrest Volunteer Fire Department. For more information call 562-8100.

  • Two arrested for forgery

    Allegedly altering a prescription earned two men a trip to jail last week.

    On Sept. 27 LaFollette Police Sgt. Jason Marlow and Officers Pam Jarrett and Charles Duff responded to a call from the Food City pharmacy reporting an alleged forged prescription.

  • Scouting Report — Knoxville Central at Campbell County

    Two years ago, Campbell County defeated District 3 rival Knoxville Central, 12-7, for the first time in school history. If the Cougars play their cards right tomorrow (Friday) night, they’ll get their second win over the Bobcats in the last three seasons.

    Central (1-4 district, 1-6 overall) rolls into town this week after defeating winless Clinton, 27-14, for its first victory of the season. 

  • On caught another on the run following pursuit

    One man was arrested and another remains on the lam following a police chase last Thursday.

    On Sept. 29 Campbell County Sheriff’s Deputy Joe Marlow attempted to stop a truck driven by Joshua D. Taylor, 20, of 6836 Highway 297, Pioneer, for speeding. Ignoring Marlow’s lights and sirens Taylor continue to flee turning onto Elk Fork Road and then onto Sand Gap Road.

  • Public Records Oct. 6, 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

    Sept. 26 – Sept. 30

     

    Cheer Realty LLC to Wilrite LLC, Dist. 1, $334,966.97.

    Diane B. Creech to Larry G. Creech and Diane B. Creech, Dist. 3.

    Ayers LP to Joe N. Wheeler Betty Lou Wheeler, Dist. 3, $8500.

  • Public Records Oct. 6, 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

    Sept. 26 – Sept. 30

     

    Cheer Realty LLC to Wilrite LLC, Dist. 1, $334,966.97.

    Diane B. Creech to Larry G. Creech and Diane B. Creech, Dist. 3.

    Ayers LP to Joe N. Wheeler Betty Lou Wheeler, Dist. 3, $8500.

  • County gets grant for lighting and trails

    Campbell County got the green light in the form of a check to move forward with a project that will have long-term impact Jacksboro’s downtown area.

    On Sept. 29 TDOT Commissioner John Schroer was in town to present Campbell County Mayor William Baird with a $250,000 grant to add decorative lighting around the courthouse and construct a biking/walking trail on streets adjacent to the building.

  • Campbell County runners compete in Jesse Owens Classic

    In 2009, the Campbell County High School cross-country program set a goal of increasing the level of competition for the best runners. One step toward that goal was taking the team’s top runners to the Jesse Owens Classic in Oakville Indian Mounds Park, Alabama.