Today's News

  • Youth rally will emphasis service

    In just a few weeks the youth of Campbell County will come together for a weekend of work and worship.

    DNow 2012 is being hosted by Indiana Avenue Baptist Church and sponsored by the Campbell County Youth Leader Alliance March 23 and 24.

    “This is the biggest thing we have ever done. We have 12 churches coming together,” said Joey St. John, youth minister at the LaFollette Church of God.

  • News Notes for week of March 15, 2012

    The Campbell County Historical Society will meet March 15 at 7 p.m. at the Historic Wedding Chapel. Guest speaker, Maggie Inscho, will be discussing the Children’s Center of Campbell County.
    The LaFollette Medical Center will be hosting the Campbell County Chamber of Commerce Networking Coffee on March 15, at 8:30 a.m., at the outpatient rehabilitation center, 2146 Jacksboro Pike, Suite A, LaFollette (in the Castleton’s Building). All chamber members and prospective members are invited to attend.

  • CASA hosting concert

    As the weekend approaches, staff at CASA are making final preparations for its largest fundraiser.

    The Bluegrass Breakdown is Saturday. The money raised at the annual event helps offset the cost of the agency that advocates for abused and neglected children.

    Last year the event raised $10,000, according to Christine O’Dell, administrative assistant for CASA.

  • Senior Citizens of Campbell County March 15, 2012

     Senior Citizens of Campbell County

    March 15 – March 23



    9:30 a.m. Pat’s line dance class

    11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Lunch serving spaghetti with meatballs, garlic bread, salad and cobbler

    6 p.m. Snack bar serving hamburgers and hotdogs

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



    10 a.m. bingo

    11:30 a.m. Lunch serving pork chops, mashed potatoes, corn, roll, and apple pie

    12:00 Silver Sneakers

  • Public Records March 15, 2012

    Editor’s note: Readers are cautioned that some names may be the same as or similar to other members of the community.



    MARCH 5 – MARCH 9


    Larry E. Becker and Shirley K. Becker to James Gwin, Dist. 1, $22,500.

    Sallie Wilhoit, Sara Ruth Paxton, Dennis Wilhoit, David Wilhoit, and Danny Wilhoit to Craig Mancini, Dist. 3, $15,500.

    James McCarter to James McCarter and Mona McCarter, Dist. 3.

  • Senior Citizens for week of March 15, 2012

     Senior Citizens of Campbell County

  • Public Records March 8, 2012

    Editor’s note: Readers are cautioned that some names may be the same as or similar to other members of the community.



    FEB. 27 – MARCH 2

    Kimberly Dawn Leach to Woody Jackson and Nona Jackson, Dist. 5, $15,000.

    Herbert McGhee and Bonnie McGhee to M C Sampsel and June Sampsel, Dist. 3, $25,000.

    Charlie Woods to Scott Lindsay and Chase Lindsay, Dist. 1, $22,000.

  • Senior Citizen Center will host St. Patrick’s Day event

     Campbell County seniors will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a chili dinner, a live band and an auction.

    David Longmire, who owns Longmire Realty and Auction in Jacksboro, will auction off the cakes and pies.

  • Nurses from Vanderbilt visit the town of Jellico

     From Celebrate Recovery to Zumba, a group of nurses from Vanderbilt University plans to serve people in Jellico in various ways during a visit this week.

    This is the third year Jennifer Hicks is bringing nurses to Jellico. 

  • School project saves taxpayers money and provides students with experience

     The building and trade class at Campbell County High School takes students outside the classroom. It puts them on real construction sites. This semester, students are wearing hardhats and renovating Campbell County’s new alternative school at the old East LaFollette Elementary School.