Today's News

  • Little Theatre aims to provide teenagers with positive outlet

     On May 19, the Little Theatre will host a play, “A Wish for Campbell County,” at the Community Center at West LaFollette at 7 p.m.

    The 25 Campbell County High School students in the junior chamber who prepared the play will perform it on the Dottie Roger’s stage.

  • Letters from the Nest for week of April 26, 2012

    Blue Lights, Badges, and Bad Guys: Tales of a Police Wife Life

  • Middle school athletes showcase skills at sectionals

    Middle school athletes from Campbell County earned high marks Thursday afternoon during the Sectional Track and Field Championships held at CCHS.

    Athletes finishing among the top 4 in their respective events qualified for the Meet of Champions on May 8 at the Hardin Valley Academy.

    In the girls’ competition, Jacksboro finished 4th in the team standings.

    Lady Eagles’ distance specialist Gracie Faulkner won the 800-meter run and was runner-up in the 1,600-meter run.

  • Children’s Center to host abuse awareness luncheon

     Friday at the LaFollette Church of God, the Campbell County Children’c Center will host a child abuse awareness luncheon.

  • News Notes for week of April 26, 2012

    The Campbell County Mayor’s Office and Campbell County Business Incubator invites anyone with and interest in the Campbell County Farmer’s Market to the lower court room of the Campbell County Court House on April 26 at 6 p.m.
    The Christian Academy of Campbell County will have an indoor yard sale in the gym on April 28, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • Bill Horner week of April 26, 2012

    God desires repentance, not well-intended promises
     “But what do you think? A man had two sons, and he came to the first and said, ‘Son, go work today in the vineyard.’ And he answered, ‘I will not’; but afterward he regretted it and went. The man came to the second and said the same thing; and he answered, ‘I will, sir’; but he did not go. Which of the two did the will of his father?” They said, “The first” (Matthew 21:28-31).

  • Faithful Words for week of April 26, 2012


     Thomas is a maligned apostle

    “And Thomas answered and said unto him, My Lord and my God” (See John 20:19-29).

  • church News for week of April 26, 2012

    East LaFollette Church will be having a yard sale on May 5 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Jacksboro Pike across from O’Reilly Auto Parts. All proceeds are to benefit youth mission fund. For more information call 562-5552 or 494-6764.
    Rada Cutlery orders are being taken from now to may 20. All proceeds benefit the East LaFollette Baptist Youth Mission Fund. Anyone interested in purchasing can call 562-5552 or 494-6764.

  • Lawson reflects on her battle with cancer

    Ovarian cancer has no symptoms.

    “It’s called the silent killer,” Debbie Ayers Lawson said.

    Lawson was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in the fall of 2010. She has been in remission for a year. Now that she looks back on it, she says she is grateful she had cancer, and thanks God for it.

  • From a Mothers Heart for the week of April 26, 2012

    Bea Wallen
    From a Mothers heart
    Living with Eternity In Mind

    “And the world is passing and the lust of it: but he who does the will of God abides forever” (1 John 2:17).
    I remember a well- known song that we used to hear back some years ago, “Death is an appointment that we all must keep.”