Today's News

  • Chamber gears up for pig roast

    If the leaves are turning and a chill is in the air that means one thing- the Campbell County Chamber of Commerce Pig Roast is just around the corner.

    Scheduled for Oct. 26 the annual event will be held at The Stables, its home for the last few years.

    “We are very excited about this event,” said Cindi Reynolds, administrative assistant at the chamber.

  • Information key in beating breast cancer

    June Lynch and Teresa Thomas have seen both sides of breast cancer.

    As health care providers it has been their duty to educate women and assist in screening them for the disease.

    But as women, they have held the hands of those they love who have been diagnosed with breast cancer.

    “It is a really scary thing for the family,” said Lynch. Her 59- year old cousin recently underwent a mastectomy. “It is hard to describe what it does to you and your family.”

  • On Higher Ground

    What does a pastor want for Pastor Appreciation Day?


    “Pastor?”  It was Dave, one of my deacons, calling.  “There are some people at church upset over the performance of the youth minister.  This could get ugly.  I expect we’ll lose some members over it.”

  • School menu's


    Campbell County School Menu

    Oct. 11 – Oct. 15



    Champion Orange Chicken

    Steamed Rice

    Egg Roll



    Mandarin Oranges



    Step-it-up Spaghetti with meat sauce

    Garden salad

    Green beans

    Whole wheat roll

    Mixed fresh fruit


  • Senior Citizens of Campbell County

    Senior Citizens of Campbell County

    Oct. 7 – Oct. 16



    11: 30 a.m. Lunch serving chili

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

    7 p.m. Live Jamboree w/Junior and Friends $3 admission



    10 a.m. Bingo

    11:30 a.m. Lunch serving chicken parmesan    

    12 to 1 p.m. Silver sneakers exercise class


  • News Notes

    The Humane Society of Campbell County will host its third annual dog show on Oct. 9 at Cove Lake State Park pavilion 4, registration begins at 10 a.m.


    The Community Cares/Vista of LaFollette Housing Authority will host a 4- Wheeler Ride 2010 on Oct. 9 at Ivey Dale to raise money for activities for children that live in the housing. Registration will be from 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. and start will be at 10:30 a.m. Participants must have a license to ride. For more information call Melissa Dykes at 377-5114 or Casper Dunn at 201-8013.


  • Church News

    Faith Way Assembly of God will have fall homecoming revival with guest speaker Evangelist Joe Sneed Oct. 7 -9 at 7 p.m. nightly and Oct. 10 at 11 a.m. with homecoming meal following service. Special singers will be Oct. 7- Charlie Lambert; Oct. 8- Betty Jean Robinson and Oct. 9- Jason Gabbard. For more information call the church at 566-5161.


    Betty Jean Robinson will be in concert at Faith Way Assembly of God on Oct. 8 at 7 p.m.


  • Library grant given to city of LaFollette

    After 10 years of waiting the city of LaFollette is well on its way to a new library.

    The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced the city is going to receive $200,000 in federal funding to construct a new library.

    LaFollette was the only city in Tennessee qualifying for significant grant funding, according to the USDA.

    This money is a great start to building a new library and comes with a $1 million loan with a low interest rate, said LaFollette Library Director Nancy Green.

  • JMS star hurt during loss at Lenoir City

    Jacksboro Middle School lost more than a game Thursday night while playing football at Lenoir City.
    The Eagles lost star running back Trey Torres, who broke his right arm during the third quarter of a 32-12 defeat. Jacksboro (2-2 district, 4-2 overall) spotted the home team a 12-0 lead.
    Lenoir City returned the opening kickoff for a touchdown and scored again after the Eagles fumbled on their initial possession.

  • Contest is now underway for free youth deer hunt

    Young people between the ages of 10-15, who are hunter safety certified and who have never harvested a deer, are eligible to win a special hunt for the opening day of the Tennessee Young Sportsman Deer Hunt on Saturday, Oct. 30.