Today's News

  • Detour floods Campbell County with out of town traffic; local businesses reap sales

    Campbell County businesses saw increased business this weekend, after a rockslide rerouted traffic from Interstate 75.

    Weary travelers sought refuge at West End BP Station and Woodson’s Rocky Top Shell Station following their long trek over Pine Mountain. Many simply needed to use the restroom or wanted to know how much farther they needed to go before reaching I-75.

    “I think everybody who (came in) had to use the restroom,” West End manager James Allen said.

  • God worked it out for the employer to hire both of us - week of March 22, 2012

    God worked it out for the employer to hire both of us

  • school menus for week of March 22, 2012

    Campbell County
    School Menu
    March 19 – March 23

    mexican pizza
    corn dog
    garden salad
    steamed corn

    western salad
    popcorn chicken
    green beans
    garden salad
    whole wheat rolls
    fresh fruit

    fish nuggets
    macaroni and cheese
    green beans
    hush puppies
    orange wedges

  • LaFollette City Council approves Sports Complex at East LaFollette

    Cheers filled LaFollette city hall last Wednesday night. The crowd was responding to the LaFollette City Council approving $64,000 for work on a sports complex.

    “People, enjoy your ball field,” Mayor Mike Stanfield said.

    Members of the Volunteer Football Conference who attended the meeting were delighted.

    “This is a great thing for our kids,” VFC Vice President Brent Lester said. “Back when I played, we had to borrow a field. Now we got a home. Hope it will grow the program.”

  • School menus for week of March 22, 2012

    Spiritually Speaking
    Pearl Harper
    Preparing Today for Tomorrow

  • Spiritually Speaking for week of March 15, 2012

    Spiritually Speaking
    Pearl Harper
    Preparing Today for Tomorrow

  • Youth rally will emphasis service

    In just a few weeks the youth of Campbell County will come together for a weekend of work and worship.

    DNow 2012 is being hosted by Indiana Avenue Baptist Church and sponsored by the Campbell County Youth Leader Alliance March 23 and 24.

    “This is the biggest thing we have ever done. We have 12 churches coming together,” said Joey St. John, youth minister at the LaFollette Church of God.

  • News Notes for week of March 15, 2012

    The Campbell County Historical Society will meet March 15 at 7 p.m. at the Historic Wedding Chapel. Guest speaker, Maggie Inscho, will be discussing the Children’s Center of Campbell County.
    The LaFollette Medical Center will be hosting the Campbell County Chamber of Commerce Networking Coffee on March 15, at 8:30 a.m., at the outpatient rehabilitation center, 2146 Jacksboro Pike, Suite A, LaFollette (in the Castleton’s Building). All chamber members and prospective members are invited to attend.

  • CASA hosting concert

    As the weekend approaches, staff at CASA are making final preparations for its largest fundraiser.

    The Bluegrass Breakdown is Saturday. The money raised at the annual event helps offset the cost of the agency that advocates for abused and neglected children.

    Last year the event raised $10,000, according to Christine O’Dell, administrative assistant for CASA.

  • Senior Citizens of Campbell County March 15, 2012

     Senior Citizens of Campbell County

    March 15 – March 23



    9:30 a.m. Pat’s line dance class

    11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Lunch serving spaghetti with meatballs, garlic bread, salad and cobbler

    6 p.m. Snack bar serving hamburgers and hotdogs

    7 p.m. Live Music Jamboree w/ Junior and friends $5 admission



    10 a.m. bingo

    11:30 a.m. Lunch serving pork chops, mashed potatoes, corn, roll, and apple pie

    12:00 Silver Sneakers