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Today's News

  • Children’s Center to host abuse awareness luncheon

     Friday at the LaFollette Church of God, the Campbell County Children’c Center will host a child abuse awareness luncheon.

  • News Notes for week of April 26, 2012

    The Campbell County Mayor’s Office and Campbell County Business Incubator invites anyone with and interest in the Campbell County Farmer’s Market to the lower court room of the Campbell County Court House on April 26 at 6 p.m.
    The Christian Academy of Campbell County will have an indoor yard sale in the gym on April 28, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • Bill Horner week of April 26, 2012


    God desires repentance, not well-intended promises
     “But what do you think? A man had two sons, and he came to the first and said, ‘Son, go work today in the vineyard.’ And he answered, ‘I will not’; but afterward he regretted it and went. The man came to the second and said the same thing; and he answered, ‘I will, sir’; but he did not go. Which of the two did the will of his father?” They said, “The first” (Matthew 21:28-31).

  • Faithful Words for week of April 26, 2012

    FAITHFUL WORDS

     Thomas is a maligned apostle

    “And Thomas answered and said unto him, My Lord and my God” (See John 20:19-29).

  • church News for week of April 26, 2012

    East LaFollette Church will be having a yard sale on May 5 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Jacksboro Pike across from O’Reilly Auto Parts. All proceeds are to benefit youth mission fund. For more information call 562-5552 or 494-6764.
    Rada Cutlery orders are being taken from now to may 20. All proceeds benefit the East LaFollette Baptist Youth Mission Fund. Anyone interested in purchasing can call 562-5552 or 494-6764.

  • Lawson reflects on her battle with cancer

    Ovarian cancer has no symptoms.

    “It’s called the silent killer,” Debbie Ayers Lawson said.

    Lawson was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in the fall of 2010. She has been in remission for a year. Now that she looks back on it, she says she is grateful she had cancer, and thanks God for it.

  • From a Mothers Heart for the week of April 26, 2012

    Bea Wallen
    From a Mothers heart
    Living with Eternity In Mind

    “And the world is passing and the lust of it: but he who does the will of God abides forever” (1 John 2:17).
    I remember a well- known song that we used to hear back some years ago, “Death is an appointment that we all must keep.”

  • From a Mothers Heart for the week of April 26, 2012

    Bea Wallen
    From a Mothers heart
    Living with Eternity In Mind

    “And the world is passing and the lust of it: but he who does the will of God abides forever” (1 John 2:17).
    I remember a well- known song that we used to hear back some years ago, “Death is an appointment that we all must keep.”

  • Missing cabinets returned

    Forty-year-old cabinets have been a point of contention for the LaFollette City Council this month.

    As the new library building was being renovated, former project manager Paul Begley tore the cabinets out. They had been part of the building since it was built in the 1970s, and weren’t in good shape, Begley said.

    Council member Hansford Hatmaker also felt the cabinets were in poor condition, and told Begley to dispose of them.

    “If somebody loaded them up, I wouldn’t take them,” Hatmaker said.

  • TBI releases annual crime report

       As law enforcement departments across the state work to combat crime, they are being watched.

    The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation watches local law enforcement, tracking their progress on investigations through the Tennessee Incident Based Reporting System known as TIBRS.

    Each year the data supplied to the TBI by law enforcement is compiled into an annual report that reveals what type of crime is on the rise and the decline across Tennessee.