Today's News

  • Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency news

    Opening weekend harvests up for bears, deer, turkeys

    The weekend of Sept. 24-25 marked the beginning of bear, deer and turkey seasons for archers only. So far this year, there have been increased harvests for all three species.

  • Warning system installed at Watauga Dam and modified at 11 others, including Norris

    The Tennessee Valley Authority is installing a new safety warning system at Watauga Dam in Carter County and modifying others to improve public safety during water releases from the dams.

  • How quickly God can turn the fortunes of a whole empire

       “Then the LORD stretched out His hand and touched my mouth, and the LORD said to me, ‘Behold, I have put My words in your mouth.  See, I have appointed you this day over the nations and over the kingdoms, to pluck up and to break down, to destroy and to overthrow, to build and to plant’”  (Jeremiah 1:9-10).

  • So, Where is the Holy Spirit?

      “ It is the Spirit that gives life, the flesh is of no avail; . . . ” (See John 6:63a, RSV).

  • Blue Devils fall to Midway


    Roane Newspapers


    The Midway Green Wave made the long trip up Interstate 75 Friday night to take on Jellico, and the trip proved a good one as Joe Campbell's squad rolled to a 56-12 victory over the Blue Devils.

    “This was a good win for us,” Campbell said after his Green Wave improved to 2-3 on the season. “It's good to get the momentum heading in the right direction with some big district games coming up.”

  • Walking down the hall of faith

       Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen (Hebrews 11:1). While reading the whole chapter of Hebrews eleven, I can imagine God walking down the middle of a big hall similar to what we have here on earth as the “Hall of Fame”. I picture God painting out faithful people who please and obeyed him.

  • Church News Sept. 29, 2011

     Fincastle United Methodist Church will have a free dinner Sept. 29 at 6 p.m.


    Free flu shots will be given by St. Mary’s Medical Center and outdoor yard and bake sale Oct. 1 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at LaFollette Church of God. Proceeds will benefit Kidz Kare projects and Missions.


  • Cougars break Clinton jinx, 28-23

    It took Campbell County High School’s football team less than three hours Friday night to erase seven years of frustration.

    Led by senior quarterback Tuffy Shoupe, the Cougars (1-3 district, 2-4 overall) finally beat District 3 rival Clinton, 28-23, after several near misses over the past decade.

    Shoupe was a workhorse for Campbell County with 257 yards and 2 touchdowns passing and 65 yards and another score on the ground. His 41-yard touchdown bomb to Jordan Kindred at the close of the second quarter gave the Cougars a 21-14 halftime advantage.

  • Bunch leads Eagles to homecoming victory

    Jacob Bunch ran for a 3-yard touchdown with 42 seconds left Thursday night to lift Jacksboro Middle to a 13-12 homecoming victory over Eagleton. The win snapped a 2-game skid for the Eagles (3-2 overall), who were able to rally from a 12-point deficit in the opening quarter even though they lost two fumbles deep in their own territory.

  • The Lord is our strength and song

       Last week I wrote about how singing praises to God pleases Him and makes us feel better. I started thinking of how important singing is today and in the Old Testament and New Testament.