Today's News

  • Spiritually Speaking

    A stranger in our house


    I borrowed this article from a newsletter from the organization “Parents Television Council.” They have had a lot of success getting big name advertisers to not support certain programs. Here is what one writer had to say in a recent article.

  • 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 16- May 20


    James William Shepherd, Jr. to Christy Starr Hughes, Dist. 3, $8,000.

    Swartz and Brough Inc. to Wayne McKamey and Sherry McKamey, Dist. 1, $13,500.

    Benny Garrett and Lavenda Garrett to Mark Sharp and Elizabeth Sharp, Dist. 3, $13,000.

  • News Notes

    Fincastle United Methodist Church will serve a free dinner on May 26 from 6 – 7 p.m.


    Sheriff Robbie Goins and the Campbell County Sheriff’s Department will be holding a neighbors against crime neighborhood watch meeting at the Davis Chapel Community Center on May 26 at 7 p.m. for the communities of Davis Chapel, Carr Wynn Road, Coolidge, Ivey Hollow or any community in this area. There will be a presentation on meth and litter. For more information call 562-7446.


  • LaFollette Library News

    LaFollette Public Library                                                                      


  • Indictments returned

    The following indictments were returned May 20.

    Travis D. Williams- simple possession schedule II.

    Jonathan A. Massengill- aggravated sexual battery, sexual battery.

  • Faithful Words

    Who is Jesus (His Divinity)?


    “Philip said to him, ‘Show us the Father, and we shall be satisfied’” (See John 14:8-11, RSV).

  • From a Mother's Heart

    We have an unshakeable destiny because God is in control


  • 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.    


  • CCHS junior finishes 5th in state pentathlon competition

    Campbell County High School junior Kristin Chapman kicked off her weeklong state championship quest Monday with a 5th place finish in the Class AAA pentathlon at Middle Tennessee State University.

  • Pack hopes to get second chance at trial

    Fourteen months after being convicted of murdering Jayne Love, Phillip Pack is still claiming innocence.

    He also wants another trial to prove it.

    Last Wednesday, his new attorney Gregory Isaacs filed a 22-page motion outlining the reasons why his client should be granted that request. On Monday both sides in the case agreed to argue the motion on July 25.