Today's News

  • Jellico women celebrate National Wear Red Day

     On Feb. 3, Jellico women will join many across the nation in wearing red to promote awareness of heart disease.

    “Red is just a symbol of heart disease,” said Doris Stiers, who is helping arrange the event.

  • East LaFollette to open



    The Youth Basketball League will have its first basketball games in the gym at East LaFollette this weekend. 

    The LaFollette Recreation Department finished renovations Friday. 

  • Cieslak remains in jail

       Wanda Kay Cieslak has logged another leg on her legal journey.

    On Tuesday she appeared in Campbell County Criminal Court to face an indictment that alleges she killed her newborn son.

    Still being held without bond, Cieslak shuffled into court in the jail issued pink jumpsuit. This time her head was up, a change from previous court appearances in which Cieslak’s head was down.

  • Brother faced brother 150 years ago at Battle of Mill Springs

     The Civil War wasn’t as clear-cut as north verses south, Confederate states verses Union states or abolitionists against slave owners. The conflict that divided the nation also drove wedges between neighbors. This conflict pitted Tennesseans against each other on the battlefield 150 years ago at Mill Springs, Ky. on Jan. 19, 1862.

  • Lloyd appears in criminal court

      James Lloyd probably won’t be getting any babysitting jobs.

    On Tuesday he was arraigned for child neglect, simple possession of marijuana, simple possession of drug paraphernalia.

    He will appear in court again next month.

    Lloyd’s legal issues arose in early December 2011. Just weeks before Christmas, a child that was to be under his supervision was found wandering the downtown LaFollette streets.

  • January 2012 Indictments

    The following indictments were returned last week by the Campbell County Grand Jury:

    *Brandon Lobertini, violation of financial responsibility, two counts unlawful possession of a weapon with intent to go armed, possession of a prohibited weapon, speeding.

    *Whitney Walden, no true bill.

    *Brandon Lobertini, Russell McGhee, aggravated burglary, theft $1,000-$10,000, vandalism $1,000-$10,000, possession of a schedule IV controlled substance (McGhee), making a false report (Lobertini), initiating a false report (Lobertini).

  • Shubert says ‘not guilty’ to attempted murder

       A woman claiming she was going to stop her alleged attacker from hurting other women has wound up in court.

  • We need to have a battle plan

    Our enemy would want us to believe that if we have problems, or things aren’t going well in our lives at the time, the God does not hear us.

    That is a lie from the devil, Satan, our enemy or whatever you choose to call him. He is real and very active, especially when he sees our doubt.

  • Senior's Center Schedule Jan. 19, 2012

     Senior Citizens of Campbell County

    Jan 19 – Jan 27



    9:30 a.m. Pat’s line dance class

    11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Lunch serving lbeef stew, slaw, cornbread 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 spaghetti, garlic bread, salad and peaches

    12:00 Silver Sneakers


  • News Notes Jan. 19, 2012

     Campbell County Chamber of Commerce Networking Coffee will be Jan. 19 at 8:30 a.m. It will be hosted by Campbell County Baptist Association, 707 West Central Avenue, LaFollette. All chamber members and prospective members are invited to attend.