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Today's News

  • Volleyball seniors honored

    Tuesday was a curtain call for Campbell County High School senior volleyball players Alaina McCarty and Samantha Hendrickson, who were honored before their final home match.

    McCarty, a team co-captain, has a serving percentage of 73 and has 23 aces, 81 kills, 63 blocks and 244 total points. She was an all-district selection a year ago.

  • Middle school teams stumble

    It was a disappointing week for the middle school football teams from LaFollette and Jacksboro.

    The Owls lost a 24-20 heartbreaker Thursday night to visiting Horace Maynard, which scored the go-ahead touchdown during the final minute of the game.

    Tanner Kimbell, Austin Tindell and Kaleb Dople each scored a touchdown for the Owls, while Austin Stone ran for a 2-point conversion.

  • SPORTS NOTES — October 6

    Campbell County Youth Basketball sign-ups for girls and boys ages 5-15 will be held Saturday, Oct. 8, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the new LaFollette Community Center office in the old West LaFollette Elementary School building. The entry fee is $20 per child. For more information, call 562-9424.

    A co-ed softball tournament (double elimination) will be held Oct. 7-8 at Asbury Park. Entry fee is $150. If interested, call Dana Parsons at 865-603-7593 or Travis Belew at 423-494-3989.

  • Cooler temperatures helping to improve fishing on Norris

    The following is a weekly summary of the fishing conditions on Norris Lake as reported by creel clerks from the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA).

    The lake level on Tuesday, Oct. 4 was 1,007.59 feet, which is a foot lower than it was the previous week. 

    Surface temperatures range from 72 to 75 degrees, depending on time of day and location. The lake is clear on the lower end, but the river sections have a little more color.

  • Cooler temperatures helping to improve fishing on Norris

    The following is a weekly summary of the fishing conditions on Norris Lake as reported by creel clerks from the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA).

    The lake level on Tuesday, Oct. 4 was 1,007.59 feet, which is a foot lower than it was the previous week. 

    Surface temperatures range from 72 to 75 degrees, depending on time of day and location. The lake is clear on the lower end, but the river sections have a little more color.

  • Cooler temperatures helping to improve fishing on Norris

    The following is a weekly summary of the fishing conditions on Norris Lake as reported by creel clerks from the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA).

    The lake level on Tuesday, Oct. 4 was 1,007.59 feet, which is a foot lower than it was the previous week. 

    Surface temperatures range from 72 to 75 degrees, depending on time of day and location. The lake is clear on the lower end, but the river sections have a little more color.

  • Cooler temperatures helping to improve fishing on Norris

    The following is a weekly summary of the fishing conditions on Norris Lake as reported by creel clerks from the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA).

    The lake level on Tuesday, Oct. 4 was 1,007.59 feet, which is a foot lower than it was the previous week. 

    Surface temperatures range from 72 to 75 degrees, depending on time of day and location. The lake is clear on the lower end, but the river sections have a little more color.

  • Cooler temperatures helping to improve fishing on Norris

    The following is a weekly summary of the fishing conditions on Norris Lake as reported by creel clerks from the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA).

    The lake level on Tuesday, Oct. 4 was 1,007.59 feet, which is a foot lower than it was the previous week. 

    Surface temperatures range from 72 to 75 degrees, depending on time of day and location. The lake is clear on the lower end, but the river sections have a little more color.

  • Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency news

    Opening weekend harvests up for bears, deer, turkeys

    The weekend of Sept. 24-25 marked the beginning of bear, deer and turkey seasons for archers only. So far this year, there have been increased harvests for all three species.

  • Warning system installed at Watauga Dam and modified at 11 others, including Norris

    The Tennessee Valley Authority is installing a new safety warning system at Watauga Dam in Carter County and modifying others to improve public safety during water releases from the dams.