Today's News

  • People's Bank robbed at gunpoint; police still searching

    Just after 9 am this morning a man wearing a black ski mask armed with a handgun walked into the Jacksboro branch of People's National Bank and demanded money.

    At the moment local law enforcement is searching for the man who got away with an undisclosed amount of cash.

    Helicopters from the Tennessee Highway Patrol and the Knox County Sheriff's Department are active in the search.

  • Poston named new director of schools

    After months of anticipation about who would replace the embattled Dr. Michael Martin as the next director of schools, the wait is finally over.

    At tonight's special called board meeting Chairman Mike Orick explained to the packed courtroom that each candidate would be voted on separately and the first one to receive seven votes would be Campbell County's next director of schools. Donnie Poston was the first of the three candidates to be voted on.

  • Spiritually Speaking

    Events leading to crucifixion


    What a week followed Christ triumphal entry into Jerusalem.

    Matthew 21:1-9 tells how Jesus riding on a colt, as has passed through the crowd; the people spread their garments and cut down branches and strowed them in the way. And the multitudes that went before, and they that followed, cried, saying, Hosana to the son of David; blessed is he who cometh in the name of the Lord: Hosana in the highest (KJV).

  • Senior Citizens of Campbell County

    Senior Citizens of Campbell County

    April 14 – April 23



    9:30 a.m. Pat’s line dance class

    11: 30 a.m. Lunch serving baked chicken, slaw, green beans, rolls, cake

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

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



    10 a.m. Bingo

    11:30 a.m. Lunch serving beef and noodles, slaw, corn bread and pudding    

    12 p.m. Silver Sneakers exercise class

  • Relay for Life events



    ORNL Federal Credit Union will have a car wash/yard sale/bake sale at McDonalds on April 16from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to support Relay 4 Life. Car washes will be on a donation basis. Yard sale items and baked goods will be individually priced. 


  • 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

    April 4- April 8


    Dr. Richard Kaufmann and Betsy Kaufmann to George B. Wright and Tammy Joanne Wright, Dist. 1, $237,000.

  • News Notes

    The Campbell County Artist Association will have its regular monthly meeting on April 14 at 7 p.m.  The meeting will be held in the Chaniott and Carroll Studio in the West LaFollette Recreation Building.  Bring a sample of some of your art work for discussion. Art in the Part will be discussed.  Refreshments will be served.  For more information or directions please call Karen Cumorich at 562-8468.


  • easter activities

    A community Easter Egg Hunt will be held at Well Springs United Methodist on April 16 at 2 p.m.  Rain date is April 23  at 2 p.m.


    Stoney Fork Volunteer Fire Department will host an Easter egg hunt on April 16 at 1 p.m. with age groups from one to five, six to ten and ten to 13. Prize eggs will be given out for each age group and little gifts for everyone. Refreshments will be served.


  • School menu's

    Campbell County School Menu

    April 18 - April 22



    Pepperoni Pizza

    Corn Dog

    Garden Salad

    Steamed Corn




    Manager’s Choice



    Fish Nuggets

    Macaroni and Cheese

    Green Beans

    Fresh Veggies w/dip

  • Faithful Words

    The church’s opportunity


    “Unto the angel of the church of Philadelphia write . . . I know thy works” (See Revelation 3:7-13, RSV).