.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's News

  • We touched eternity twice that morning in New Mexico

                   “Enter into His gates with thanksgiving and into His courts with praise” (Psalm 100:4).  Whenever a believer in Christ enters into prayer, he enters into the presence of God Himself.  During that moment he touches the realm of eternity. 

  • News Notes Aug.18

     The Christian Academy of Campbell County will host a yard sale Aug. 20 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the school. Donations will be accepted and booths are available for $20. For more information call 566-5294.

     

    The Campbell County Historical Society will meet Aug. 18 at 7 p.m. at the Historic Wedding Chapel. Guest Speaker will be Mike McDonough.

     

  • Cougars anxious to kick off 2011 season

    Campbell County High School football fans got a chance to see the new-look Cougars during Friday night’s preseason jamboree at Anderson County.

    After spotting the Oneida Indians a 14-0 lead, Campbell County stormed back to get within 14-12 at the end of a 15-minute full contact scrimmage.

    New Cougars’ head coach Justin Price said he is impressed by the improvement his team has made during the past few weeks.

  • Scouting Reports — Campbell County at Seymour High

    This will be the first meeting of the Cougars and Eagles.

    Both teams are slowly making the transition from a ground game to passing attack.

    Senior quarterback Tuffy Shoupe nearly rallied the Cougars to a tie last week during a jamboree game at Anderson County. 

    Seymour receiver/cornerback D.J. Griffin, a 6-foot-4 jumping jack, will be the best athlete on the field Friday night. How the Cougars handle Griffin will likely determine their fate. Eagles running back Corey Todd has looked good in preseason scrimmages.

  • Woman arrested for using bad checks

     Last Monday, Lt. Stephanie Smith of the Caryville Police Department arrested Nakita Louise Brown, 19, 180 Lowes Lane, Jacksboro, for using worthless checks and theft of property under $500.

    Around 12:15 p.m. on Aug. 5, Smith took a report based on the victim’s complaint.

  • Seatbelt stop leads to other violations

     Sunday, Officer Thomas Gentry with the Caryville Police Department stopped Pedro Ruiz. Ruiz was traveling on Veterans Memorial Highway and allegedly not wearing a seatbelt.

    Ruiz told Gentry he did not have the required paperwork, Gentry’s report said.

  • Phillips arrested on meth charges

    Some Cherry Street residents had an uninvited guest last week.

    Early Friday morning LaFollette Police received reports of a possible drug overdose at 610 Cherry Street. When officers arrived at the residence the victim could not be located.

    While at the house next door Officer Pam Jarrett reported seeing a bicycle with a bag attached to the front. The bag allegedly smelled strongly of chemicals and had tubing on the top.

  • Campbell Culture Coalition hopeful about youth arts program

     As school starts, many children will begin involvement in extra-curricular activities. 

    Students at LaFollette Middle School will have the opportunity to try their hand at art in the new youth arts program.

  • Pair arrested for theft

    With friends like Ernest Allen Uhlman and Rebecca June McNeely who needs enemies? That is what the man the pair gave a ride to work likely thought after they allegedly took off with his belongings while he was inside a store grabbing something to drink.

    According to LaFollette Police Officer Steve Wallen’s report, the victim had gotten a ride to work with his co-worker Uhlman, 47, of 510 North 19th Street, and McNeely also of 510 North 19thStreet, last Wednesday.

  • Laverdiere gets top basketball job at Scott County

    Former Maryville College point guard Jared Laverdiere has been named head boys basketball coach at Scott County High School.

    Laverdiere, a native of Jacksboro, played high school basketball at Anderson County before embarking on a college career. After earning his bachelors degree in 2010, he spent last season as an assistant at Maryville High School under Mark Eldridge, who was his coach at Anderson County.

    “I actually interviewed for the job last year,” said Laverdiere.