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Today's News

  • News Notes

    The Town of Caryville Street and Sanitation Department has changed to its summer hours effective April 27. The working hours will be Monday – Thursday, 6:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., garbage pick-up will be approximately one hour earlier.

     

    The Operation Round-up board will meet April 28, at 9 a.m. in the LUB Conference Room.

     

  • Faithful Words

    The Easter season

     

    “But on the first day of the week, at early dawn, they went to the tomb, taking the spices which they had prepared. And they found the stone rolled away from the tomb, but when they went in they did not find the body.” (See Luke 24:1-12, RSV).

  • On Higher Ground

    Reminders of the Resurrection in the beauty of springtime

     

    “For lo, the winter is past, the rain is over and gone.  The flowers appear on the earth; the time of singing has come, and the voice of the turtledove is heard in our land” (Song of Solomon 2:11-12).

  • From a Mother's Heart

    Take heed that no one deceives you

     

    We read in Matthew 24 about signs of the end-time. As Jesus sat upon the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to Jesus and asked these questions. The first question was “When will these things be?” The second, “What will be the sign of your coming?” The third, “What will be the sign of the end of the age?” verse three, NKJV.

  • Church News

    Long Hollow Baptist Church will have a singing on April 30 at 7 p.m. Featured singers will be Rebecca Gibson, the Pleasant Ridge Youth and High Street Choir.

     

    Clairfield Freewill Baptist Church will have a singing on April 30 at 7 p.m.

     

    Mount Harmony Baptist Church will have a benefit singing April 30 at 7 p.m. for Sharon Roberts and Andrew Russell who lost all of their possessions in a house fire.

     

  • Boys’ soccer competing well in conference

    Defeats don’t get much tougher than the one Campbell County United experienced Thursday against boys’ middle school soccer rival Gresham.

    After averaging nearly five goals a match, CC United’s B Team was shut out 1-0 at home during its first loss of the season. 

    Gresham scored on a penalty kick in the first half. It was only the fourth goal Campbell County has given up all season.

    “When you get beat by a penalty kick, it’s tough,” said CC United Coach Bryan Horton.

  • CCHS track trio medals at Vol Classic

      Campbell County High School athletes continue to excel on the track and in the field.

    Over the weekend, juniors Kristin Chapman and Nick Litton and senior Bethany Meredith were all medal winners at the prestigious Volunteer Track Classic hosted by the University of Tennessee.

    Chapman, the defending Class AAA girls’ state champion in high jump, cleared 5-5 to take 2nd place behind Kendell Williams from Marietta, Ga. 

  • Chapman sets new record in long jump

     Kristin Chapman broke a 34-year-old Campbell County High School track and field record Monday while competing in the Section 1-AAA Pentathlon at Johnson City.

    Chapman’s long jump of 16-11.25 eclipsed the old mark of 16-8 set by Tammy Owens in 1977. Ironically, it was the only long jump this season for the Lady Cougars’ star junior.

    “She hadn’t even practiced,” said Chapman’s jump coach, Billie Ann Evans.

    “We’ve already got six points toward the state meet.”

  • Lady Owls’ Camp set May 16-19

     The Lady Owls’ Basketball Camp will be held May 16-19 at the LaFollette Middle School Gym. Hours will be 3-5 p.m.

    Registration will be May 16 from 3-3:20 p.m. The camp is for girls in grades K-8. All campers must have a registration form signed by parent or guardian. The camp fee is $50. Focus will be on the basic fundamentals of basketball and will include individual and team competitions with opportunities to win awards. Each camper will receive a free t-shirt.

  • Wheelin’ Sportsmen Hunt set Saturday in Campbell County

      A couple of Campbell County sportsman’s groups are working hard to make sure that handicapped hunters also have a chance to enjoy the great outdoors.

    The Campbell Outdoor Recreation Association (CORA) and Pine Mountain Longbeards Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) are hosting the 7th annual Wheelin’ Sportsmen Hunt on Saturday, April 30 at the farms of Terry Lewis and Ron Cunningham in Campbell County.