http://www.lafollettepress.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en FLOOD IN A FLASH http://www.lafollettepress.com/content/flood-flash <img src="http://www.lafollettepress.com/sites/www.lafollettepress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/webdam2.jpg" alt="People watch as lake water flows from Norris Dam. It was the first time the dam was opened since 2013. " title="People watch as lake water flows from Norris Dam. It was the first time the dam was opened since 2013. " align="left" hspace="6" width="143" height="85" /><p> Rainfall was so significant over the weekend that the Tennessee Valley Authority opened the spill gates on Norris Dam for the first time in four years on Tuesday.</p> Newcomb gets pregnancy help center http://www.lafollettepress.com/content/newcomb-gets-pregnancy-help-center <img src="http://www.lafollettepress.com/sites/www.lafollettepress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/webcardinal_justin_rigali.jpg" alt="Cardinal Justin Rigali blesses the new pregnancy help center at Newcomb on April 19. " title="Cardinal Justin Rigali blesses the new pregnancy help center at Newcomb on April 19. " align="left" hspace="6" width="97" height="85" /><p> Campbell County now has two of the five pregnancy help centers operated by Catholic Charities of East Tennessee.</p> A Taste Above http://www.lafollettepress.com/content/taste-above <img src="http://www.lafollettepress.com/sites/www.lafollettepress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/a_taste_above_toni1.jpg" alt="Toni Russell prepares half-pound burger patties in the kitchen at the restaurant. She says she sells up to 150 hamburgers every weekend. " title="Toni Russell prepares half-pound burger patties in the kitchen at the restaurant. She says she sells up to 150 hamburgers every weekend. " align="left" hspace="6" width="110" height="85" /><p> Although she has worked in the food industry for nearly 30 years, Toni Russell has never put together her own menu at a restaurant.</p> Tackett can hack it — on the mound or in the field http://www.lafollettepress.com/content/tackett-can-hack-it-%E2%80%94-mound-or-field <img src="http://www.lafollettepress.com/sites/www.lafollettepress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/tackett.jpg" alt="Seth Tackett pitches at Anderson County on April 19." title="Seth Tackett pitches at Anderson County on April 19." align="left" hspace="6" width="108" height="85" /><p> As a youngster, Campbell County High School senior Seth Tackett begged to pitch.</p> Man convicted of child rape to serve 110 years http://www.lafollettepress.com/content/man-convicted-child-rape-serve-110-years <p> Last Thursday, 8th Judicial District Criminal Judge E. Shayne Sexton convicted Norman Craig Good, 79, to serve 110 years in the custody of the Department of Correction.</p> Caryville meets to discuss slide at Mountain Road http://www.lafollettepress.com/content/caryville-meets-discuss-slide-mountain-road <p> The Caryville Board of Mayor and Aldermen met on Monday night for a workshop to discuss the issue of a slide at the split where Mountain Road meets Bobcat Trail.</p> Jacksboro church to honor Cannon on Saturday http://www.lafollettepress.com/content/jacksboro-church-honor-cannon-saturday <p> Jacksboro United Methodist Church will host an event for former Jacksboro Mayor Jack Cannon at its family life center on Saturday at 1 p.m.</p> Rocky Top to host July 4 festival in memory of employee http://www.lafollettepress.com/content/rocky-top-host-july-4-festival-memory-employee <p>