Today's News

  • FRIDAY NIGHT PREVIEW: Jellico vs. Williamsburg

      By Chris Cannon


    When: Friday


    Where: Jellico High School


    Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.


    Records: Williamsburg (0-0) at Jellico (0-0)


    Previous meeting: The Blue Devils and the Yellowjackets met last year in the first game of the season, Williamsburg prevailing 58-0 over Jellico.


  • FRIDAY NIGHT PREVIEW: Campbell County vs. Seymour

    When: Friday


    Where: Campbell County High School; Hope L. Dossett Stadium


    Kickoff: 7:30 p.m.


    Records: Seymour (0-0) at Campbell County (0-0)


    Previous meeting: The Cougars and the Eagles met last year in the first game of the season, Seymour prevailing 42-6 over Campbell County


  • Eagles looking to better season

                Falling just short in the finals last season, the Jacksboro Eagles are looking to come back strong in their 2012 campaign. With an abundance of experienced talent on the squad, the finals may be all they have to worry about.

  • Changing lives through running

                For many, running is something that is never though about. However, in Campbell County, it’s becoming a way of life for some youngsters.

                The Campbell County elementary and middle school cross-country runners are beginning their eighth season. This season, they’ve grown the program bigger then any previous year.

  • Grand jury returns indictments

     The Campbell County Grand Jury convened Aug. 10 and returned the following indictments:

    Glenn Howard- DUI over .20 BAC, DUI without BAC, violation HMVO, violation registration, and violation light law.

    Willis York- DUI, violation of financial responsibility.

    Linda Ward- possession of drug paraphernalia, violation of open container.

    Kevin Greene- felony possession of drug paraphernalia, initiation of the process to manufacture meth.

    Russell Stothers- DUI.

  • Public records Aug. 16, 2012

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



    AUG. 6  – AUG. 10

    James Anderson to Randal Butler, Dist. 1, $2,000.

    Bobby Wilson to Bobby Wilson and Amanda Lee Wilson, Dist. 3.

    Donald Ferguson and Kathy V. Ferguson to Angelika Lowery and Kenneth R. Lowery, Dist. 3, $6500.

    Morgan Smith to Regina Blankenship and David Blankenship, Dist. 4, $2,000.

  • Local girl’s family finds support from Oley Foundation

     At 8 years old, Ally Winter has overcome many obstacles.

  • LaFollette Church of God to celebrate 95 year this Sunday

     Sunday, LaFollette Church of God will celebrate its 95th anniversary.

    “It will be a homecoming,” LaFollette Church of God member Hack Ayers said.

  • Council steps back from plan to appoint liaisons to departments

     Monday night, the LaFollette City Council took a step back from a proposed plan to appoint council members as liaisons to departments.

  • Arrest made for streaking

    Oh yes, they call him the streak.

    That was what the Jacksboro Police Department may have been thinking when they arrested Charles Blankenship, 58, of 243 Liberty Street after a year of telephone calls about an allegedly nude man.

    “The first report that we got, that I actually received, it’s been well over a year ago,” said Jacksboro detective Mike Starrett. The first call came in from a clerk in the circuit court clerk’s office.