Today's News

  • CCHS, Jellico boys complete summer basketball schedules

    The boys’ basketball teams from Campbell County and Jellico high schools concluded their summer team camp/play day schedules last week.

    Campbell County finished up on a high note at LMU’s Camp. The Cougars went 5-1 for the weekend. The lone loss was to Cumberland Gap during the fourth game of camp on Friday. 

    Campbell County picked up wins over Loudon and Oneida as well as Kentucky schools Buckhorn and Knox Central.

  • Letters from the Nest for week of June 14, 2012

    She Dances with her Daddy

  • News Notes for week of June 14, 2012

    The Breast Cancer Support Group of Campbell County – The Pink P.A.L.S. Positive Attitude Love and Support, will have its regular monthly meeting on June 14, at the First Baptist Church of LaFollette, West Central Ave. at 7 p.m. Meetings are scheduled on the second Thursday of each month. For more information, contact 494-7080.

  • Reunions for week of June 14, 2012

    The descendent of Daniel/Susan Inman Goans and all of their friends are invited to the family reunion on June 9. Anyone with information on the Goans, please come and share at 10 a.m. Bring a covered dish. For more information call (865) 436-4536.

  • Bill Horner week of June 14, 2012

    Was it a chance vehicle breakdown or a divine appointment?

  • Faithful Words for week of June 14, 2012


  • church News for week of June 14, 2012


    Indiana Avenue Baptist Church will be having Vacation Bible School on June 17 through June 21 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Children 4 years old through 12th grade are invited to attend. For more information call 562-3420.

    Fincastle Church of God will be having a revival starting June 18 at 7 p.m. Rev. Derrick Hembree
    Campbell County Christians United for Change prayer services will be held every Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the West LaFollette Community Center cafeteria. All Campbell County pastors and congregations are encouraged to attend.

  • From a Mothers Heart for the week of June 14, 2012

    Bea Wallen
    From a Mothers Heart
    Children are a heritage of the Lord

  • Goins signs with King College

    Two-sport standout Shayla Goins now knows where she will be attending classes this fall.

    The recent Campbell County High School graduate signed a letter-of-intent Monday afternoon to compete as a member of the women’s track and field team at King College, an NCAA Division II school in Bristol.

    Goins enjoyed a stellar season campaign with a 2nd place state finish in shot put and 4th in discus. She was also an all-district selection in basketball. Goins plans to major in education with the hope of one day coaching both sports.

  • Monday wins championship

    Alla Faye Monday won the Class A championship Saturday in the James Davis Open at Asbury Park in Caryville. She had a 5-1 won/loss record. She had 208 points and entered the event with a 58.88 percent ringer average, which she improved to 60.83. 

    Monday defeated 88-year-old Frank Jones, who was 3-3 with 189 points and a 48.76 average. In the Class B championships, Henry Nease won seven of his eight contests, defeating Jackie Smith of Morristown. H. L. Evans, a local man, placed 4th.