Today's News

  • Senior Citizens of Campbell County

    Senior Citizens of Campbell County

    June 2- June 11



    9:30 a.m. Pat’s line dance class

    11:15 to 12:15 Lunch serving baked chicken, mashed potatoes, peas and cake

    6 p.m. Snack bar serving hamburgers and hot dogs

    7 p.m. Live Jamboree w/Junior and Friends $5 admission



    10 a.m. Bingo

    11:15 to 12:15 Lunch serving chicken sandwich, potato salad, pork and beans, fruit cocktail 

    12 p.m. Silver sneakers exercise class

  • Reunions

    The Ben McCullah and Allen family reunion will be June 5 at Cove Lake State Park shelter #1. Please bring a covered dish, photos and hand made things to show and tell. For more information call 562-8576.


  • Public Records

    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

    May 23- May 27


    Judy F. Landes and Ray Landes to Fred M. Brewer, Dist. 5, $22,000.

  • Pleas

    The following criminal cases were resolved last week with the use of plea agreements:

    Mark A. Wilson- theft of property over $1,000; three years probation, court costs, $75 to ECF, $2,500 restitution to victim.

    Lauren Ashley Jones- promote methamphetamine manufacture; two years probation, court costs.

  • News Notes

    The Jacksboro Library will host a summer reading program each Friday during the month of June. The programs will begin at 11:30 a.m. in the meeting room at the Jacksboro Municipal Complex. 


    The regular meeting of the Caryville Municipal Planning Commission will be held at 6 p.m. on June 2 at the Caryville City Hall.


  • On Higher Ground

    Fifty feet from escape, capture, or death


                “Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends.  You are My friends if you do whatever I command you” (John 15:13-14).

  • Faithful Words


     Who is Jesus (His Humanity)?


    “Is this not the carpenter’s son. Is not his mother called Mary?” (See Matthew 13:53-58, RSV).

  • Church News

    Hillcrest Baptist Church will have vacation bible school June 5-9 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the church.   Family Fun Night will be June 10 at the LaFollette Country Club pool, weather permitting.  Classes will be available from age 4-12 and food and snacks will be served each night.    


  • Funding cuts at federal hatcheries could devastate area trout fisheries

    Proposed budget cuts at two federal fish hatcheries have state fisheries managers scrambling to find ways to minimize the impact to Tennessee trout anglers. 

     Federal budget cuts proposed for fiscal year 2012 could have dismal consequences for the state’s 150,000 trout anglers, as the majority of funding for Dale Hollow and Erwin national hatcheries is targeted.

  • Father arrested for abuse

    A LaFollette man has been charged with repeatedly abusing his young son.

    On Friday, officers with the Campbell County Sheriff’s Department arrested Seth Eric Miller, 24, of 115 Mill Road, LaFollette, at his home.

    Miller was charged with two counts of aggravated child abuse/ neglect in child under the age of eight, according to Detective Sgt. Jason Henegar of the CCSD.