Today's News

  • Two arrested for Cave Springs meth lab; traffic stop nets meth arrest

    A look into possible illegal behavior led to two arrests last Thursday afternoon.

    Campbell County Sheriff’s Deputy John Wallen was investigating reports of drug activity on Cave Springs Road.

    While in the area Wallen allegedly spotted Dewayne Joseph Riggs, 47, of 504 River Drive, and Joseph M. Clark, 33, of 906 Stinking Creek Road, coming out of a wooded area on foot.

  • Spiritually Speaking

    Storms, fast and furious

    Watching the weather and the devastation across the nation made me so mindful of the things that are going on in our world today. Twelve states were affected, 200 plus tornado sightings and 45 or more lives lost.

  • Relay for Life events

    Relay For Life, Survivor Party, dinner and a movie will be held April 29 at 6 p.m. at the Cumberland Hope Community Church. RSVP to Tracidower@aol.com   or 562-4941 by April 26. Survivors are encouraged to bring a date.


    ORNL sponsoring a 5k/run walk on April 30 at Jacksboro Middle School, $20 entry fee. Registration starts at 7:30 a.m., walk/run begins at 8:30 a.m.


  • School menu's

    Senior Citizens of Campbell County

    April 28 – May 7



    9:30 a.m. Pat’s line dance class

    11:15 to 12:15  Lunch serving veggie plate, side salad, corn, peas, rolls, peaches

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

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



    9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Folk Art Class open house and sale

    10 a.m. Bingo

    11:15 to 12:15 Lunch serving sandwiches, chips, potato salad, fruit salad

  • 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

    March 18 – March 21


    Hubert Steakley, Sr. and Betty J. Steakley to Christy Myers and Samuel Tackett, Dist. 4, $39,814.37.

    Charlotte D. Wilson, Larry R. Daugherty, Roger L. Daugherty and Carol Ingram to Janice Lykins, Dist. 3, $124,900.

  • News Notes

    The Town of Caryville Street and Sanitation Department has changed to its summer hours effective April 27. The working hours will be Monday – Thursday, 6:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., garbage pick-up will be approximately one hour earlier.


    The Operation Round-up board will meet April 28, at 9 a.m. in the LUB Conference Room.


  • Faithful Words

    The Easter season


    “But on the first day of the week, at early dawn, they went to the tomb, taking the spices which they had prepared. And they found the stone rolled away from the tomb, but when they went in they did not find the body.” (See Luke 24:1-12, RSV).

  • On Higher Ground

    Reminders of the Resurrection in the beauty of springtime


    “For lo, the winter is past, the rain is over and gone.  The flowers appear on the earth; the time of singing has come, and the voice of the turtledove is heard in our land” (Song of Solomon 2:11-12).

  • From a Mother's Heart

    Take heed that no one deceives you


    We read in Matthew 24 about signs of the end-time. As Jesus sat upon the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to Jesus and asked these questions. The first question was “When will these things be?” The second, “What will be the sign of your coming?” The third, “What will be the sign of the end of the age?” verse three, NKJV.

  • Church News

    Long Hollow Baptist Church will have a singing on April 30 at 7 p.m. Featured singers will be Rebecca Gibson, the Pleasant Ridge Youth and High Street Choir.


    Clairfield Freewill Baptist Church will have a singing on April 30 at 7 p.m.


    Mount Harmony Baptist Church will have a benefit singing April 30 at 7 p.m. for Sharon Roberts and Andrew Russell who lost all of their possessions in a house fire.