Today's News

  • Church news Oct. 18


    Whitman Hollow Bible Church will have its annual bible conference Oct. 19 - 21 at Galilee Bible Camp. Services are as follows: Friday at 7 p.m.; Saturday at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m.; Sunday at 10 a.m.



    Indiana Avenue Baptist Church will have revival on Oct. 21 at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Services Oct. 22 – Oct. 25 will be a t 7 p.m. Nursery is provided for babies up to three years.



  • School menus for Oct. 18

     Campbell County

    School Menu

    Oct. 22 – Oct. 26




    Sausage n biscuit


    Scrambled egg




    Sicillian pizza

    Caesar salad

    Steamed vegetables

    Cantaloupe and blueberries

    Chilled fruit cocktail




    French toast sticks





  • The compassionate Christ calls us to come and rest

                When Jesus and his disciples became so pressed by the demands and needs of others; there came a time when he addressed his closest followers, the 12 Apostles by saying, “Come aside by yourselves to a deserted place and rest awhile.” For there were many coming and going and they did not even have time to eat” (Mark 6:31).

  • 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


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


    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


    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


    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


    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.