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Today's News

  • It's a golden rule issue, not just a conversation issue. for week of December 8, 2011

     It’s a Golden Rule issue, not just a conservation issue

     

  • New Notes for week of December 8, 2011

      The Campbell County High School Band will hold its 37th Annual Christmas Concert on Dec. 8 at 7 p.m. at the high school. Special guests for the evening will be students from LaFollette and Jacksboro  

    Middle School Bands performing many seasonal and Christmas songs. Admission will be $3 for adults and $2 for students. All proceeds will go to help support the local school bands.

  • Public Records for week of December 8, 2011

      Editor’s note: Readers are cautioned that some names may be the same as or similar to other members of the community.

     

  • Spiritually Speaking for week of December 8, 2011

      Spritually Speaking

    Pearl Harper

    Security Now and in the Future

     

  • Indictments for week of December 8, 2011

      The following indictments were handed down last week by the Campbell County Grand Jury:

    •Annette Harness – extortion; theft more than $60,000; criminal impersonation; unauthorized solicitation for police; unauthorized solicitation for police across state boundaries.

    •Anthony M. Bowman – theft $500 -$1000.

  • Cougars sink Admirals, 60-53

    The comeback kids were at it again Friday night.

    Campbell County rallied from a 17-point first quarter deficit to defeat Farragut for the second time this season, 60-53, in varsity boys’ high school basketball action at John R.W. Brown Gymnasium.

    Senior forward Nick Litton had a monster game for the Cougars with 26 points — including a pair of 3-pointers and 8 of 8 free throw shooting — 12 rebounds and four blocked shots. Campbell County has won four consecutive games for an impressive 5-1 record thus far.

  • A double celebration for the Muse family

     World War I; the Great Depression; World War II; the Apollo Missions; the Cold War; VCRs and space shuttles.

    All of these have come and gone in Zie Muse’s lifetime. Not many people make it to the century mark, but on Christmas day this year, Muse will.

  • CCHS players named to all-district team

    Several Campbell County High School football players were recognized last week for their outstanding play this season.

    Five Cougars made first team All-District 3, while five more earned honorable mention status.

    Senior quarterback Tuffy Shoupe headlines the first team selections for Campbell County. 

    He accounted for 20 touchdowns, nine by air and 11 on the ground, while making the transition from the option to the spread.

    Shoupe passed for 1,617 yards and rushed for 660 while averaging nearly five yards per carry. 

  • Cieslak indicted in son’s death

     A woman accused of killing her newborn son has been indicted by the Campbell County Grand Jury.

    Last week Wanda Cieslak was indicted on four felony charges. She now stands charged with two counts of felony murder, aggravated child abuse and neglect and aggravated child neglect.

  • Grand jury says no to charges

     Two police officers have been cleared on any criminal actions following last week’s convening of the grand jury.

    Jonathon Finley, former chief deputy for the Campbell County Sheriff’s Department, and Jason Henegar, a detective with the CCSD, were facing possible felony charges on Friday.