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Today's News

  • CCHS track athletes fare well at Oak Ridge Relays

    Seniors Kristin Chapman and Shayla Goins led the Campbell County High School girls’ track and field team to a 3rd place finish Saturday at the Oak Ridge Relays.

    Chapman won the high jump and was runner-up in triple jump. Goins won the discus throw and placed 2nd in shot put.

    Only Hardin Valley and Maryville finished in front of the Lady Cougars. A total of 13 teams competed in the meet.

  • Campbell County baseball team goes 0-4 for the week

    It’s been a tough week for the Campbell County High School varsity baseball team.

    The Cougars (8-14 overall) dropped four consecutive district games between Tuesday, April 10 and Tuesday, April 17.

    Included in that total were bookend losses to Hardin Valley.The week started off with a 4-0 loss to Hardin Valley. Campbell County got only three hits and committed three errors.

    Lee Sharp, Tucker Cain and Chris Hutson each had a single.

  • Chamber and Rotary to host golf tournament

    On May 2, the Campbell County Chamber of Commerce and Rotary Club will be teeing off at the Greens at Deerfield.
    This is one of the Chamber’s major fundraisers. The tournament presents the chamber with an opportunity to develop (local business) and for Rotary to have a global impact, chamber director E. L. Morton said. The chamber will direct the funds raised to business development and Rotary will use them to help provide clean water and eradicate polio around the world.

  • Floating homeowners to see property taxes in 2013

    Following a mandate from the Tennessee General Assembly and the office of the Attorney General, Campbell County Property Assessor Brandon Partin broke some news to the county commission at its Monday meeting.
    Beginning in 2013 floating homes would be subject to a property tax, he said.

  • SPORTS NOTES — April 19

  • Family opens heart and home to little ones

    Saying no would have been easy.
    But it would not have been right.
     When Tabitha Metcalf was called by the Department of Children’s Services in November there wasn’t a doubt in her mind about doing the right thing.
    It was family DCS was calling about.

  • Lindsay King leads Lady Owls to sectional championship meet

    LaFollette’s girls placed 3rd Monday during the Area 2 Track and Field Championship Meet at Anderson County to qualify for sectionals this afternoon (Thursday) at Campbell County High.

    Lindsay King had a big day for the Lady Owls with 1st place in long jump, 2nd place in the 100-meter hurdles and 3rd place in the 400-meter dash. 

    Ashley Whited got LaFollette’s other 1st place finish in the discus throw.

  • Relay for Life set for May 4

    On May 4, different teams from Campbell County will assemble at Jacksboro Middle School’s track for the annual Relay for Life event.
    Relay for Life is a national event, and Campbell County has participated for about nine years, said Cynthia Russell, media chair for the Relay committee.
    About 17 teams have agreed to participate in Relay for Life this year. There were 19 teams last year.
    “We’re a couple teams down this year,” Russell said.

  • Library gets another $37k


    The LaFollette City Council approved spending $37,000 to finish the library.
    “We’re going to finish this, and we’re going to finish this tonight,” Mayor Mike Stanfield said.

  • Taking stock: Area thrift stores promote higher purposes along with low costs

    Shoppers search for the best deals when they make purchases.
    Yard sales sprout up all over Campbell County. Stores try to offer good prices to customers.
    Some of the second hand stores that offer low prices support organizations with goals to help make the community a better place.
    The Shepherd’s Home and Habitat for Humanity operate stores at Woodson’s Mall.