http://www.lafollettepress.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Replacement blood drive for Mike Starrett nets 47 units http://www.lafollettepress.com/content/replacement-blood-drive-mike-starrett-nets-47-units <img src="http://www.lafollettepress.com/sites/www.lafollettepress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/gina_and_madison_donate.jpg" alt="Gina Chapman, her daughter Madison and Campbell County Chief Deputy Aaron Evans were among the donors at a replacement blood drive on Saturday for the family of Jacksboro Police Detective Mike Starrett." title="Gina Chapman, her daughter Madison and Campbell County Chief Deputy Aaron Evans were among the donors at a replacement blood drive on Saturday for the family of Jacksboro Police Detective Mike Starrett." align="left" hspace="6" width="92" height="85" /><p> A total of 47 units of blood were collected Saturday during a Medic replacement blood drive at the LaFollette Church of God for the family of Jacksboro Police Detective Mike Starrett.</p> CC softball team wins in extras over Scott County, 9-8 http://www.lafollettepress.com/content/cc-softball-team-wins-extras-over-scott-county-9-8 <img src="http://www.lafollettepress.com/sites/www.lafollettepress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/cc-scott_softball_photo_2.jpg" alt="Campbell County played Scott County at Vickee Kazee-Hollifield Softball Complex at Carson-Newman University." title="Campbell County played Scott County at Vickee Kazee-Hollifield Softball Complex at Carson-Newman University." align="left" hspace="6" width="130" height="85" /><p> Cougars get 5-4 walk-off win http://www.lafollettepress.com/content/cougars-get-5-4-walk-win <img src="http://www.lafollettepress.com/sites/www.lafollettepress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/cc-cg_baseball_photo_3.jpg" alt="The team celebrates around Randy Harmon, who scored the winning run against Cumberland Gap Monday." title="The team celebrates around Randy Harmon, who scored the winning run against Cumberland Gap Monday." align="left" hspace="6" width="145" height="85" /><p> The Campbell County Cougars high school baseball team walked off with a dramatic 5-4 win over Cumberland Gap Monday night at Campbell County High School.</p> Rain, mud at Campbell-Jellico softball game http://www.lafollettepress.com/content/rain-mud-campbell-jellico-softball-game <img src="http://www.lafollettepress.com/sites/www.lafollettepress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/cc-jellico_softball_photo_2.jpg" alt="The rest of the Campbell County infield congregates at the mound while Campbell County High School softball head coach Rebecca Mongar attempts to get some of the mud off pitcher Kristy Stanley’s shoes." title="The rest of the Campbell County infield congregates at the mound while Campbell County High School softball head coach Rebecca Mongar attempts to get some of the mud off pitcher Kristy Stanley’s shoes." align="left" hspace="6" width="137" height="85" /><p> A consistent drizzle resulted in a muddy high school softball game between county rivals Campbell County and Jellico on March 19 at Campbell County High School.</p> County loses two business, civic leaders http://www.lafollettepress.com/content/county-loses-two-business-civic-leaders <p> Campbell County lost two well-known business and civic leaders &mdash; Fred Cain, Jr. and Mike Leach &mdash; over the course of the past week.</p> Finalists for police chief will interview today at Caryville http://www.lafollettepress.com/content/finalists-police-chief-will-interview-today-caryville <p> Interviews for the position of Caryville Police Chief will be conducted today (Thursday) at 6:30 p.m. during a special-called meeting at the municipal building.</p> Snake-handling preacher facing possible prison time http://www.lafollettepress.com/content/snake-handling-preacher-facing-possible-prison-time <img src="http://www.lafollettepress.com/sites/www.lafollettepress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/hamblin_and_wife_-_11-13_web_version_0.jpg" alt="Former LaFollette Tabernacle Church of God pastor Andrew Hamblin and his then-wife Elizabeth Hamblin are pictured during a service at his church in November 2013. Hamblin is charged with shooting at his ex-wife and her boyfriend." title="Former LaFollette Tabernacle Church of God pastor Andrew Hamblin and his then-wife Elizabeth Hamblin are pictured during a service at his church in November 2013. Hamblin is charged with shooting at his ex-wife and her boyfriend." align="left" hspace="6" width="85" height="85" /><p> Former LaFollette snake-handling preacher and reality-TV personality Andrew Hamblin might find his next calling to be prison ministry &ndash; but most likely without the snakes.</p> Commission picks Ron Dilbeck to be road superintendent http://www.lafollettepress.com/content/commission-picks-ron-dilbeck-be-road-superintendent <img src="http://www.lafollettepress.com/sites/www.lafollettepress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ron_dilbeck.jpg" alt="Ron Dilbeck addresses the Campbell County Commission on Monday night in Jacksboro as some of his road department employees look on." title="Ron Dilbeck addresses the Campbell County Commission on Monday night in Jacksboro as some of his road department employees look on." align="left" hspace="6" width="105" height="85" /><p> Ron Dilbeck was officially named county road superintendent Monday night following a 12-2-1 vote in his favor by the Campbell County Commission.</p>