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  • Grand jury returns indictments

     Campbell County Grand Jury returns indictments

    The Campbell County Grand Jury returned the following indictments last week:

    Daryl Overbay- promotion of meth manufacture, unlawfully entering quarantined property, felony possession of drug paraphernalia.

    James Tyler Tomblin-  burglary, theft under $500.

    James Tyler Tomblin- aggravated burglary, theft $1,000 - $10,000.

    James Tyler Tomblin- aggravated burglary, theft under $500.

  • Public Records for the week of Oct. 18, 2012

     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

    OCT. 8 – OCT. 12

    Michael W. Leach to Patricia Branam and Michael W. Leach, Dist. 1, $20,000.

    Willard Bolton and Elsie Bolton to Dewey W. Nunn, Dist. 4, $15,000.

    Victoria Purdy Edwards and Victoria Purdy to Brenda S. Ward, Dist. 3, $79,800.

    Curtis Buddy Yeary to Kove Properties LLC., Dist. 2, $84,000.

  • Big Mike Strike

    ccannon@lafollettepress.com

    Simply standing next to ‘Big Mike’ is intimidating. For Cumberland Gap’s small running back, he looked like a not-so-gentle giant.

    Standing at 6-foot-2, Mike Rhodes has been one of the most physical players for the LaFollette Owls. As an eighth grader, weighing in at 225 pounds, he’s a force that hard to hold as an offensive line.

  • Heartbreak in L. Hope Dossett

    ccannon@lafollettepress.com

    There may have been 133 plays in the game, but it all came down to one.

    Campbell County did everything right against the Panthers of Powell, taking a 13-6 lead in the half. Defense stood strong for the entire game, giving the Cougars a chance to hit a game winning 32-yard field goal with only 1:19 remaining in regulation.

  • Huters for the Hungry succeeding

    ccannon@lafollettepress.com

    One in six Tennesseans go to bed hungry every night. However, local and state hunters are looking to change those odds.

    Hunters for the Hungry, a program started 15 years ago, has recently found its way to Campbell County. The Campbell Outdoor Recreation Association (CORA) has been working diligently with this program in order to feed the county’s hungry families.

  • FRIDAY NIGHT PREVIEW: Campbell County at Halls

    When: Friday

    Where: Halls High School

    Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.

    Records: Campbell County (2-6, 1-5 District 3-AAA) at Halls (1-7, 1-5)

    Previous meeting: The Cougars came ready to play in last year’s battle with the Halls Red Devils. Campbell County took this District 3-AAA matchup 49-35 last season.

  • FRIDAY NIGHT PREVIEW: Jellico at Oakdale

    When: Friday

    Where: Oakdale High School

    Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.

    Records: Jellico (0-8, 0-4 District 4-A) at Oakdale (1-7, 0-4)

    Previous meeting: Last season, Oakdale narrowly took this District 4-A meeting between the Blue Devils and the Eagles. Oakdale slipped away with a 32-20 win at Jellico.

  • Sports News 10-18-12

    Sports News:

     

    CHET Family Services Center 5K

  • LaFollette City Council accepts bids for roofing projects

    The LaFollette City Council reconvened Tuesday night to accept bids for three roofing projects.
    These projects will repair the roofs at fire hall three, West LaFollette Community Center and East LaFollette Community Center.
    H Group Construction had the lowest bid, $31,800, for the fire hall three project. Dixie Roofing had the low bid, $148,970, for the East LaFollette Community Center project, and the low bid, $169,284, for the West LaFollette Community Center project.

  • Program offers aid to elderly

    The Elderly Home Repair Assistance Program is offering aid to older homeowners in Campbell County.
    The purpose of the program is to repair homes for elderly homeowners so they can continue living in them.
    In their service area, ADFAC helps about 17 people every year with the Elderly Home Assistance program. The program has been operating for about three years.
    This year, $30,000 was received for the Elderly Home Repair Assistance Program, said Cindy Ross, from Aid to Distressed Families of Appalachian Counties.