https://www.lafollettepress.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en LaFollette teen with cancer gets $10K from pop idol https://www.lafollettepress.com/content/lafollette-teen-cancer-gets-10k-pop-idol <img src="https://www.lafollettepress.com/sites/www.lafollettepress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_9786_edit.jpg" alt="Trinity Foster received this VIP box from singer Taylor Swift’s tour for her last album “Reputation” as a gift from a hospital volunteer. Foster made headlines when Swift donated $10,000 to Foster’s GoFundMe account." title="Trinity Foster received this VIP box from singer Taylor Swift’s tour for her last album “Reputation” as a gift from a hospital volunteer. Foster made headlines when Swift donated $10,000 to Foster’s GoFundMe account." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> A local teen battling cancer made national headlines last week after her idol Taylor Swift made a $10,000 donation to her GoFundMe account.</p> Local doctor retires after 25 years, says, ‘I would do it all over again’ https://www.lafollettepress.com/content/local-doctor-retires-after-25-years-says-%E2%80%98i-would-do-it-all-over-again%E2%80%99 <img src="https://www.lafollettepress.com/sites/www.lafollettepress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/burdeaux_gray_0.jpg" alt="Burdeaux" title="Burdeaux" align="left" hspace="6" width="74" height="85" /><p> Richard Burdeaux Sr., former doctor of osteopathy, retired at the end of June and is finding it difficult to adjust to retirement.</p> CCHS grad spent 3,000 hours creating 3D-printed train https://www.lafollettepress.com/content/cchs-grad-spent-3000-hours-creating-3d-printed-train <img src="https://www.lafollettepress.com/sites/www.lafollettepress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/2019082395194041.jpg" alt="A look at Caleb Leach’s replica train." title="A look at Caleb Leach’s replica train." align="left" hspace="6" width="151" height="85" /><p> Roane State Community College freshman Caleb Leach spent around 3,000 hours over the course of two years creating his 3D-printed replica of the Union Pacific Big Boy train.</p> ALLEN IS ALL IN https://www.lafollettepress.com/content/allen-all <img src="https://www.lafollettepress.com/sites/www.lafollettepress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/_mg_3448.jpg" alt="Campbell County running back C.J. Allen looks for an opening during the game against Seymour last Friday night." title="Campbell County running back C.J. Allen looks for an opening during the game against Seymour last Friday night." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> Appeals court: Opioid lawsuit can proceed https://www.lafollettepress.com/content/appeals-court-opioid-lawsuit-can-proceed <p> An appeals court says a lawsuit filed in Campbell County Circuit Court against opioid manufacturers by six attorneys general in East Tennessee can proceed.</p> Knoxville gym hosts blood drive for Jack Price https://www.lafollettepress.com/content/knoxville-gym-hosts-blood-drive-jack-price <p> Court South Fitness Center in Knoxville hosted a blood drive on Sept. 5 in honor of Jack Price, who is battling leukemia.</p> Postmark LaFollette hosts Smithsonian traveling exhibition https://www.lafollettepress.com/content/postmark-lafollette-hosts-smithsonian-traveling-exhibition <p> Postmark LaFollette hosted an opening reception for a Smithsonian exhibition on Sept. 6.</p> High school students get input on policy https://www.lafollettepress.com/content/high-school-students-get-input-policy <img src="https://www.lafollettepress.com/sites/www.lafollettepress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/junior_board_members.jpg" alt="Campbell County High School senior Maria Medina and Jellico High School senior Christian Alsip have been selected to serve as junior board members for the Campbell County Board of Education this school year." title="Campbell County High School senior Maria Medina and Jellico High School senior Christian Alsip have been selected to serve as junior board members for the Campbell County Board of Education this school year." align="left" hspace="6" width="151" height="85" /><p>