Today's Opinions

  • Rallying for Benchmarks

         Elk Valley students cranked it up with an academic pep rally before taking their first Benchmark test of the year. Cheers were heard throughout the gymnasium on being prepared, being responsible and being respectful as the Elk Valley cheerleaders led the student body in the academic rally. Students shared skits and posters for great test taking strategies.

         Staff members joined together as a train from "The Little Engine

  • To Tell the Truth

  • County Talk

     It has been a very busy time for the County Mayor’s Office. In addition to the additional county commission meetings that were held to review and approve the county budget, several new employees were sworn in for the Campbell County Sheriff’s Department. 

    Wheel tax effective Nov. 1:

  • Faithful Words


    God give us Christian homes


    “Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands . . . . Husbands, love your wives as Christ loved the church . . .” (See Ephesians 5:21-33, RSV).


  • On Higher Ground

    The secret things really do belong to the Lord


    “The secret things belong to the Lord our God, but those things which are revealed belong to us and to our children forever” (Deuteronomy 29:29).

    Halloween is nearly here. I never have liked the emphasis of this holiday on the evil and the demonic, and I hope that parents will encourage their children not to dwell on those elements.

  • Spiritually Speaking

    Continue on lethargy or pray for zeal


    Are we seeing lethargy moving over our land; a lack of interest or concern about some very important things? Are we lazy or indifferent, almost like being in a coma, slumbering and sleeping concerning some very critical events?

  • Letter- Walker

    LaFollette Press:

  • Letter- Parks

    LaFollette Press:
    My name is Joann Shetterly Parks, I’m the daughter of Otis and Minnie Shetterly and married to Rev. John Parks a Baptist minister whose parents are Luke and Creatie Parks.
    We have lived in Caryville all of our lives. We are proud to say we live here and love all the people. When you come south on I-75 and top Teinnold hill and see the mountains, Cove Love Park and Caryville you can say it is the garden spot of the world.