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Today's News

  • Tip leads to meth lab discovery

    The Campbell County Sheriff’s Department continued to make headway in the fight against meth with an arrest last Friday.

    Detective Lt. Brandon Elkins, Detective Sgt. John Long and Deputies Cody Chapman and David Wormsley went to 258 Hatmaker Lane to follow up on a tip.

    After receiving consent to search the area the officers found a “one pot” meth lab in a shed.

  • Jellico will host a workshop next Thursday

     Members of the East Tennessee Preservation Alliance will host a workshop emphasizing historic preservation at Jellico’s municipal building next Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

    “This workshop is to bring the business leaders together to inform them,” Mayor Les Stiers.

  • Fishing is slow during daylight hours; most of the action comes after dark

    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).

    After being above full pool for much of the spring and early summer months, the lake level is now 1,018.21 feet and falling. Surface temperatures remain in the mid 80s, although 65-degree water can be found 33 feet deep. The water is clear at all locations.

  • Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency news

     State wildlife commission welcomes new members

    Jim Bledsoe of Jamestown, Harold Cannon of Lenoir City and Trey Teague of Jackson are the three new members of the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Commission (TWRC). The new appointees, who received their confirmations to the commission in late spring, attended an orientation session last week at the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) state office.

  • New city workweek approved

     Monday night, the LaFollette City Council passed a resolution, which amended the workweek for certain city employees.

  • vacation bible school news

    Fincastle Church of God vacation Bible school will be Aug. 1- 5 from 6:30 – 8 p.m.

  • 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

    July 18 – July 22

     

    James A. Judd and Elizabeth Judd to Roger Rickel and Sharon Rickel, Dist. 2, $85,000.

    Barry W. King and Sharon Kay King to Stephen Frederick and Mary Jo Frederick, Dist. 2, $32,500.

  • News Notes

  • Spiritually Speaking

    Is God fading from our nation’s conscience?

     

    It occurred to me recently, if everything in our government or judicial system, that was “pending” or “postponed” came to a head immediately, could we as a nation handle the fall out?

    We know in our hearts someday, in His time, God will bring to a halt, all of man’s pre-conceived notions and remind us of His truths.

  • Senior Citizens of Campbell County

    Senior Citizens of Campbell County

    July 28 – Aug. 6

     

    Thursday

    9:30 a.m. Pat’s line dance class

    11:15 to 12:15 Lunch serving meatloaf, mashed potatoes, vegetables, rolls and peach cobbler

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

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

     

    Friday

    10 a.m. Bingo

    11:15 to 12:15 Lunch serving spaghetti, garlic bread, salad and dessert

    12 p.m. Silver sneakers exercise class