Today's News

  • CCHS teams net top finish at Anderson County meet

     It appears that Mother Nature is the only thing able to slow down Campbell County High School’s track and field teams this season.

    “Our greatest challenge right now is the weather,” said CCHS coach Billie Ann Evans, who had to cancel Monday’s practice session because of severe thunderstorms.

    “We’ve not been able to get a good practice in.”

  • Crank baits, spinners working on Norris bass

     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 level on Monday, April 4 was 1,010.53 feet. Feeder streams and the river arms have considerable floating debris that has lifted from the shoreline. Boaters need to exercise caution at all locations, but especially on the upper half of the lake.

    Surface temperatures range from 54 to 60 degrees depending on time of day and location.

  • Size and creel limits changing for Norris smallmouth bass

     The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Commission (TWRC) voted to amend regulations in regard to smallmouth bass fishing on Norris Lake during its March meeting.

    Bobby Wilson, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Fisheries Division chief, recently attended a Norris Lake Fisheries Advisory Committee (NLFAC) meeting. The NLFAC is a community-based group of advisors to the TWRC on fishery management. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency acts as an advisor to the committee.

  • Storm knock out power

    As storms tore threw Campbell County on Monday night some of the area’s power went with them.

  • Nance, Green retain seats

    The results of Saturday’s municipal elections didn’t change the dynamics on the Jacksboro Board of Mayor and Aldermen.

    Incumbents Ray Green and Mattie Lou Nance won their seats over challenger Jerri Starrett.

    With the final votes tallied Green took the bulk of the ballots earning 138 votes. Nance was a close second with 122 votes, according to election commission records. Starrett closed the race with 74 votes.

  • BOE continues interview process for new director

     As the days tick down to the final vote for Campbell County’s next director of schools, the applicants are continuing to vie for the position.

  • Property Assessor’s office is expanding

    The Campbell County Property Assessor’s office is growing.

    On May 5, Property Assessor Brandon Partin will open a second office in Jellico. “We will be open on Thursdays only from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.” said Partin. The office will be located in the same building as the county clerk and offer the same services as the Jacksboro office with the exception of mapping. Some issues may still require a trip to the Jacksboro office, he said.

  • LaFollette City council approves a new tractor

    At Tuesday night’s LaFollette City Council meeting the council seemed to be in agreement on every item.

  • County gets money for archives


    @font-face {
    font-family: "ヒラギノ角ゴ Pro W3";
    }p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal { margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 12pt; font-family: "Times New Roman"; }p.Body, li.Body, div.Body { margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 12pt; font-family: "Times New Roman"; color: black; }div.Section1 { page: Section1; }

    Campbell County’s archive program now has a little more money to work with.

  • Former commissioner dies Tuesday



    It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end”.


    No one can deny that Adrion (“Adron”) Baird’s journey mattered—to many people.

    The 78 year- old “Renaissance Man” died on April 5, after a valiant battle with acute leukemia.