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Today's News

  • Senior Citizens for week of January 5, 2012

      Senior Citizens of Campbell County

    Jan 5 – Jan 13

     

  • Spiritually Speaking for week of January, 5 2012

      Spiritually Speaking

    Pearl Harper

     

    Born before 1945? We are survivors!

  • Blue Devils are coming along nicely

    If not for a last-second putback last week by Seymour’s D.J. Griffin, the Jellico High School boys’ basketball team would be on a seven-game winning streak.

    As it is, the Blue Devils (2-2 district, 7-9 overall) have won six of their last seven games and carry some much needed momentum going into the New Year. Jellico coach Mike Reynolds will take that and run with it after a rough start to the season.

    “Our young kids are growing up some,” Reynolds said.

  • Jellico football players named to All-District 4-A Team

    Five Jellico High School football players were recently named to the All-District 4-A Team.

    Senior Ryan Irwin and juniors Jeff Carr and Daniel Steakley were selected first team all-district, while junior Austin Bowlin and sophomore Josh Lay made the second team.

    Irwin played fullback and linebacker for the Blue Devils. Carr played tight end and linebacker. Steakley played offensive guard and defensive end. 

    Bowlin and Lay both played running back and linebacker.

  • Jellico football players named to All-District 4-A Team

    Five Jellico High School football players were recently named to the All-District 4-A Team.

    Senior Ryan Irwin and juniors Jeff Carr and Daniel Steakley were selected first team all-district, while junior Austin Bowlin and sophomore Josh Lay made the second team.

    Irwin played fullback and linebacker for the Blue Devils. Carr played tight end and linebacker. Steakley played offensive guard and defensive end. 

    Bowlin and Lay both played running back and linebacker.

  • Poteet’s 3-pointers help CCHS claim title

    Corey Poteet’s long-range marksmanship last week helped carry the Campbell County High School boys’ basketball team to a Lenoir City Christmas Tournament championship.

    The Cougars (2-2 district, 9-4 overall) beat Middle Tennessee Class AAA power Columbia Central, 63-54, Thursday night to complete a 3-0 tournament run with their fourth consecutive victory.

  • Poteet’s 3-pointers help CCHS claim title

    Corey Poteet’s long-range marksmanship last week helped carry the Campbell County High School boys’ basketball team to a Lenoir City Christmas Tournament championship.

    The Cougars (2-2 district, 9-4 overall) beat Middle Tennessee Class AAA power Columbia Central, 63-54, Thursday night to complete a 3-0 tournament run with their fourth consecutive victory.

  • Campbell County teams make season sweep of Clinton

    Campbell County High School’s varsity basketball teams went on the road Tuesday night to sweep District 3-AAA rival Clinton for the second time this season.

    The Lady Cougars (5-0 district, 11-4 overall) defeated the Lady Dragons, 67-42, with nine players scoring points.

    Senior point guard Courtney Morris led the way with 14, followed by post player Shayla Goins with 13, Maria Foust eight, Amber Young and Hannah Owens seven each, Courtney Miller and Emily Byrge six each, Niki Ward five and Kristin Chapman one.

  • Rowe looks to rebuild infrastructure this year

     As a new year has started, Jellico Electric and Water System interim general manager Billy Rowe looks to improve system by replacing parts of the infrastructure.

    “Anything for the customers,” Rowe said. “(I) want to make sure their money’s being spent for the benefit of the customers. To get this system back on it’s feet and not have so many power outages because of trees and bad lines, bad poles. We’ve got a lot of old stuff in the system.”

  • Council starts off New Year

     Several decisions were made at the LaFollette City Council’s first meeting in 2012.

    The council approved getting a credit card for interim city administrator Cade Sexton.