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Today's News

  • Jellico bus driver takes issue with new speed bumps

     During Jellico’s municipal meeting last Thursday, Charles Violet complained about speed bumps Jellico installed on Douglas Lane.

    Violet is a bus driver whose route takes him down Douglas Lane. When he goes over the speed bumps, it “flips” the children into the air, he said.

  • Campbell County athletes qualify for sectionals

    Half a dozen Campbell County High School athletes met sectional qualifying standards last week while opening the season in a track and field meet at the Hardin Valley Academy.

    Leading the way was two-time Class AAA state champion Kristin Chapman, who took 1st place in high jump (5-6) and had the winning triple jump (35-.05) in the very first attempt of her career in that event.

    In fact, Chapman broke Amanda Forrester’s 13-year old school triple jump record while qualifying for sectionals.

  • Residents at Cumberland Village plant seeds of hope

    A rose bush grows at Cumberland Village Care and Rehab. Though short and slight, the red continuous bloom is the only surviving plant from a flower garden the residents used to enjoy.

    That flower garden was torn down in June to make way for additions to Cumberland Village.

    “We were able to salvage their (the residents’) favorite rose bush,” activities director Debbie Vinsant said. “It is living and it is going to make it.”

    Rose bushes are the residents’ favorite plants, Vinsant said.

  • God worked it out for the employer to hire both of us - week of March 22, 2012

     God worked it out for the employer to hire both of us

     

             “And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose” (Romans 8:28).

  • Man arrested for theft and forgery

     On March 13, the Campbell County Sheriff’s Department arrested a man who allegedly stole around $1,327.

  • Elderly man charged with assault

     Jellico Police Officer Mike Perkins arrested a 76 year-old man for assault on March 12.

    The victim told Perkins John C. Lawson, 2820 Keswick Road, Williamsburg, chased him on foot for about 100 yards. 

  • Spiritually Speaking for week of March 22, 2012

     Spiritually Speaking

    Pearl Harper

    Preparing Today for Tomorrow

     

              I believe there are many people who love God and think about turning to Him but keep putting it off. That is not a good decision. There used to be signs at different locations across out eastern states, most often it was a cross, it read, “Be Prepared.”

  • Spiritually Speaking for week of March 22, 2012

     Spiritually Speaking

    Pearl Harper

    Preparing Today for Tomorrow

     

              I believe there are many people who love God and think about turning to Him but keep putting it off. That is not a good decision. There used to be signs at different locations across out eastern states, most often it was a cross, it read, “Be Prepared.”

  • Spiritually Speaking for week of March 22, 2012

     Spiritually Speaking

    Pearl Harper

    Preparing Today for Tomorrow

     

              I believe there are many people who love God and think about turning to Him but keep putting it off. That is not a good decision. There used to be signs at different locations across out eastern states, most often it was a cross, it read, “Be Prepared.”

  • Public Records March 22, 2012

    Editors Note: Readers are cautioned that some names may be the same as or similar to other members of the community.

    CAMPBELL COUNTY PROPERTY TRANSFERS

    MARCH 12 – MARCH 16

    Ben Lawson to Horace D. Lawson, Tr., Lois J. Lawson, Tr., and Lawson Family Trust, Dist. 3, $6,866.67.

    William R. Parrott and Vauda Parrott to Garry Wayne Beair and Robin G. Beair, Dist. 5, $31,000.

    Mae Combs to Elizabeth K. Shepherd and Phillip Johnson, Dist. 1, $9,000.

    Garry J. Wright to Stan Foust and Trula Foust, Dist. 1, $5,000.