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Today's News

  • Jacksboro fire department requests items

    Firemen respond when people need help.

    But the Jacksboro Fire Department is the one asking for help.

    Last Thursday auxiliary firemen Chris Wallen presented the board of mayor and aldermen with a two-page list of items the fire department needs.

    The list consisted of 146 items.

  • News Notes

    The Campbell County Artist Association will have its regular monthly meeting on Oct. 14 at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Chaniott and Carroll Studio in the West LaFollette Recreation Building. The group will be discussing the coming Art in the Park set for Oct. 16. For more information or directions please call Karen Cumorich at 562-8468.

     

  • Senior Citizens of Campbell County

    Senior Citizens of Campbell County

    Oct. 14 – Oct. 23

     

    Thursday

    9:30 a.m. Pat’s line dance class

    11: 30 a.m. Lunch serving chicken and dumplings

    6 p.m. Snack bar serving chicken and dumplings and hot dogs

    7 p.m. Live Jamboree w/Junior and Friends $3 admission

     

    Friday

    10 a.m. Bingo

    11:30 a.m. Lunch serving chef’s choice     

    12 to 1 p.m. Silver sneakers exercise class

  • Church News

    Indiana Avenue Baptist Church will continue revival services through Oct. 17 with David Ford of Globe, Az. Service times are 11 a.m. on Sunday morning, 6 p.m. Sunday night and 7 p.m. weeknights, nursery provided.

     

    Faith Tabernacle will hold revival services on Oct . 15 and 16 at 7 p.m. and homecoming services on Oct. 17 at 11 a.m.

     

  • School menu's

     

    Campbell County School Menu

    Oct. 18 – Oct. 22

     

    No School

    Fall Break

     

  • Elderly man beaten Saturday

    Jellico Police Department arrested two suspects over the weekend after an elderly man was severely beaten and stabbed in a parking lot.

    At 6:19 a.m. on Oct. 9 Jellico Police Chief Chris Anderson responded to the parking lot of Bakers Street where two people were allegedly seen beating an elderly man, said Anderson.

    The victim, 61, was found lying on the ground severely beaten with two stab wounds to the lower part of his body and leg, said Anderson.

  • Questions continue regarding director of schools resignation

    Last week Dr. Michael Martin, director of Campbell County schools abruptly resigned from his position. Since that time many questions have begun to surface about practices he and Dr. Karen Bundren, director of federal programs, employed regarding construction contracts.

    For more information see the Oct. 14 edition of the LaFollette Press.

  • Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency news

    Second segment of
    goose season arrives
    The next segment of the Canada goose hunting season will be October 9-20 for all of Tennessee, except the Northwest Canada Goose Zone.
    The daily bag limit for this segment is two Canada geese. Waterfowl hunters should remember:
    •Hunting hours for waterfowl are half an hour before sunrise to sunset.
    •Shotguns should be plugged to hold no more than three shells.
    •Nontoxic shot is required for waterfowl hunting.

  • Public Records Oct. 7

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

     

     

    Campbell County Property Transfers

    Sept. 27 – Oct. 1

     

    Joseph Patrick Chaffman to Carla King, Michelle Jones and Bonnie King, Dist. 5, $9,500.

    William Baird and Amy B. Baird to JR Kitts, Dist. 1, $10,000.

    Gloria Jean Lee to J R Kitts and JR Kitts, Dist. 5, $2,500.

  • Weekly fishing report for Norris Lake

    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 is dropping about a foot a week. On Monday, Oct. 4, the lake level was 1,007.69 feet and falling.
    More seasonal nighttime temperatures and shorter days have cooled the water surface to 74 degrees in the early morning hours and 77 by late afternoon. The water is clear, with as much as eight feet of visibility at some locations on the lower end of the lake.