Today's News

  • Combat is over but the mission is not

    Weighing in politics and global activity is a hobby that many people dabble in.

    But with a resume that includes leading a multitude of troops into various battles, earning the rank of four-star general along the way that qualifies one as an expert.

    So when retired four star General Carl Stiner says that American troops were successful on the Iraq battlefield, he knows what he is talking about.

  • More than make up can be found at Look Good Feel Better program

       From behind a handheld mirror Susan Kitts glimpses with a mischievous smile. “This is not something I would normally do,” she says grinning.

    That something is taking an hour out of her day to indulge in a makeup lesson. Kitts is not a woman prone to spoiling herself. In recent years she has spent days caring for her ailing mother. She has also stood beside her husband as he battled cancer.

    Taking care of others, not herself, has been Kitts’ priority.

  • Kentucky woman arrested for prostitution

    In an ongoing investigation, the Jellico Police Department was able to apprehend a local woman on charges of alleged prostitution.

    Melanie J. Clark, 38, of Williamsburg, KY., allegedly made an arrangement with a police officer by promising to exchange sex for money, according to the arrest report.

    Jellico patrolman Jeff Ivey arranged to meet Clark at the Dollar General Store where she would allegedly exchange elicit acts for the amount of $50, according to the report.

  • Seniors hold upcoming election

    The Campbell County Senior Center on most days is bustling with activities for area seniors.

    This is all thanks to the elected board members of the center. The board consists of a president and seven board members; some are non-voting members whose names are made available to the public, according to Jim Finley, center director.

  • Church News

    Ladies Fellowship meeting will be held Sept. 17 and 18 at 7 p.m. at Midway Baptist Church with guest speakers and singers. For more information call (423) 912-6803.


    Cumberland View Baptist Church will have homecoming on Sept. 19 beginning at 10:30. Visiting singers include God’s Three and Barbara Sanders.


    Fordtown Baptist Church will have homecoming on Sept. 19 at 10:30 with Pastor Adam Hunley and the Singing Hamby’s.


  • School menu's


    Campbell County School Menu

    Sept. 20 – Sept. 24



    Pepperoni Pizza

    Pinto Beans

    Steamed Corn

    Tossed Salad

    Tomato Cup


    Mixed Greens

    Apple Slices


    Chicken Fajitas or Chicken Tenders

    Whipped Potatoes

    Whole Baby Carrots

    Southern Fried Okra

  • Senior Citizens of Campbell County

    Senior Citizens of Campbell County

    Sept. 16-Sept. 25



    11: 30 a.m. Lunch serving meatloaf

    6 p.m. Snack bar serving hamburgers 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     

    12 to 1 p.m. Silver sneakers exercise class

    1 p.m. St. Mary’s Physical Fitness Therapist




  • News Notes

    Campbell County Chamber of CommerceCoffee will be hosted by American Trust Bank of East Tennessee from 8:30 am to 9:30 am on Sept. 16.


    The Humane Society of Campbell County will hold its monthly meeting Sept. 16, at 7 p.m. at the LaFollette Recreation Center.  They will be discussing upcoming events and future grants for cats and dogs to be spayed/ neutered.


    Jellico City Council will meet Sept. 16 at 6:30 p.m.


  • Substitute training offered

    The Campbell County Board of Education will be offering free substitute training to individuals who wish to become certified on Sept. 20 and 21 at Jacksboro Middle School.  The class begins at 5 p.m.  Individuals must complete eight hours of substitute training to become certified to substitute in the Campbell County Schools.  Interested participants should call the Central Office at 562-8377, extension 121 to register for the class.

  • Art in the Park