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Today's News

  • LaFollette Library News

    LaFollette Public Library                                                                      

     

  • Indictments returned

    The following indictments were returned May 20.

    Travis D. Williams- simple possession schedule II.

    Jonathan A. Massengill- aggravated sexual battery, sexual battery.

  • Faithful Words

    Who is Jesus (His Divinity)?

     

    “Philip said to him, ‘Show us the Father, and we shall be satisfied’” (See John 14:8-11, RSV).

  • From a Mother's Heart

    We have an unshakeable destiny because God is in control

     

  • Church News

    Hillcrest Baptist Church will have vacation bible school June 5-9 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the church. Family Fun Night will be June 10 at the LaFollette Country Club pool, weather permitting.  Classes will be available from age 4-12 and food and snacks will be served each night.    

     

  • CCHS junior finishes 5th in state pentathlon competition

    Campbell County High School junior Kristin Chapman kicked off her weeklong state championship quest Monday with a 5th place finish in the Class AAA pentathlon at Middle Tennessee State University.

  • Pack hopes to get second chance at trial

    Fourteen months after being convicted of murdering Jayne Love, Phillip Pack is still claiming innocence.

    He also wants another trial to prove it.

    Last Wednesday, his new attorney Gregory Isaacs filed a 22-page motion outlining the reasons why his client should be granted that request. On Monday both sides in the case agreed to argue the motion on July 25.

  • Purple boxes stump locals

    The recent appearances of purple boxes around the county are likely to have some area residents scratching their heads.

    Guesses about their purpose may range from bird feeders to some sort of new age tree decorations. But the reality is they are meant to help researchers learn more about a pest that is deadly to the ash tree population.

  • Overbay arrested after found sleeping in car

    Sleeping in the car in the road and driving off while being question by officers are just a couple mistakes that landed Daryl Overbay in jail last week.

    Just before 6 a.m. Campbell County Sheriff’s Deputy Dennis Chadwell responded to reports of a man being asleep behind the wheel of his truck on Stone Mill Road near the railroad tracks.

  • Grand jury hands down indictment for Chaniott

    Just two months after being removed from her post as principal of Jacksboro Elementary Sandra Chaniott can add legal woes to her seemingly growing list of problems.

    On Monday the Campbell County Grand Jury returned a sealed indictment charging Chaniott with official misconduct and theft of property under $10,000.

    The veteran principal appeared in court for arraignment and plead not guilty to the charges. She was released on $5,000 bond.