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Today's News

  • Prophetic Conference seeking ‘prayer warriors’

    Lisa Elliot, president of Center of Hope International, will host the Prophetic Prayer Conference at Calvary Worship Center April 12-14.
    “I feel like it’s a mandate to bring a prayer summit,” Elliot said.
    Elliot encourages pastors, business leaders and people committed to prayer to come.

  • Column: Who's on first?

     It could only be described as one of the greatest skits of all time.

    “Well, then who’s on first?”

    “Yes.”

    “I mean the fellow’s name.”

    “Who.”

    “The guy on first.”

    “Who.”

    “The first baseman.”

    “Who.”

    “The guy playing…”

    “Who is on first!”

    “What are you askin’ me for?”

  • Great comebacks marked the decade of the seventies

                       “Ah, Lord God! Behold, Thou hast made the heavens and the earth by Thy great power and by thine outstretched arm. Nothing is too difficult for Thee”(Jeremiah 32:17).

  • Sports News 4-11-13

    Thursday, April 11:

    Campbell County Tennis

    The Campbell County High School girls tennis team will travel to Powell High School. The girl’s match is slated to begin at 4:30 p.m.

     

    Jellico High Softball

    The Jellico High School softball team will travel to Cumberland Gap for a non-district showdown. The varsity squad will begin at 5 p.m.

     

    Campbell County Baseball

  • Tannis elected South Campbell County Rotary president

    Larry Tanis was elected president for South Campbell County Rotary Club. On March 24 he attended a multi-district President Elect Training Seminar in Nashville, according to a press release. Tanis said he looks forward to serving his term, which will begin July 1. Rotary is an organization committed to providing humanitarian services in the community locally and globally, Tanis said.

  • Tannis elected South Campbell County Rotary president

    Larry Tanis was elected president for South Campbell County Rotary Club. On March 24 he attended a multi-district President Elect Training Seminar in Nashville, according to a press release. Tanis said he looks forward to serving his term, which will begin July 1. Rotary is an organization committed to providing humanitarian services in the community locally and globally, Tanis said.

  • Local author debuts novel
  • Gov. Haslam unrolls Tennessee Plan

    While many states either rejected or accepted federal funding for Medicaid expansion, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has a different plan—the Tennessee Plan. It involves purchasing private health insurance for Tennesseans who wouldn’t be able to otherwise afford it.

  • Local dentists react after HIV, hepatitis scare in Oklahoma

    Local dentists are reacting after thousands of patients could have possibly been exposed to HIV and hepatitis at a suburban Tulsa, Okla., dental practice. Free screenings for patients began there Saturday and testing will continue this week. Investigators are still alarmed about the sterilization process of the Oklahoma office that reportedly engaged in questionable hygiene practices. 

    “Whenever that happens dentists have to react,” said Eddie Towles, DDS, of Shel Dental Center on Jacksboro Pike in LaFollette. 

  • LaFollette City Council terminates public works employee

    LaFOLLETTE—At Tuesday’s meeting, the LaFollette City Council approved the termination of David Martin, a public works employee.
    Council member Hansford Hatmaker said he had a question.
    “I wouldn’t ask too much about this,” Mayor Mike Stanfield said.
    Hatmaker wanted to see if LaFollette Public Works Department Head Jim Mullins approved of the termination, he said.
    Mullins said he did.