https://www.lafollettepress.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Body found along I-75 identified 33 years later https://www.lafollettepress.com/content/body-found-along-i-75-identified-33-years-later <img src="https://www.lafollettepress.com/sites/www.lafollettepress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/tina-farmer2.jpg" alt="Tina Farmer" title="Tina Farmer" align="left" hspace="6" width="107" height="85" /><p> By DEIDRE WILSON</p> <p> dwilson@lafollettepress.com</p> New county commissioners hit the ground running https://www.lafollettepress.com/content/new-county-commissioners-hit-ground-running <img src="https://www.lafollettepress.com/sites/www.lafollettepress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/new_commissioners.jpg" alt="New Campbell County commissioners include, from left: Zach Marlow, Tyler King, Scott Kitts, Lisa Lester and Dewayne Baird." title="New Campbell County commissioners include, from left: Zach Marlow, Tyler King, Scott Kitts, Lisa Lester and Dewayne Baird." align="left" hspace="6" width="113" height="85" /><p> Monday night was the first workshop for newly elected Campbell County commissioners Lisa Lester, Scott Kitts, Zach Marlow, Dewayne Baird and Tyler King.</p> Cougars clip Wells’ ‘Canes, 35-13 https://www.lafollettepress.com/content/cougars-clip-wells%E2%80%99-%E2%80%98canes-35-13 <img src="https://www.lafollettepress.com/sites/www.lafollettepress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/kk3t9383.jpg" alt="Christian Shouse runs with the football." title="Christian Shouse runs with the football." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> Campbell County High School&rsquo;s varsity football team took the wind out of the Morristown East Hurricanes early last Friday night en route to a 35-13 home victory.</p> Lady Cougars shake off start to beat Karns https://www.lafollettepress.com/content/lady-cougars-shake-start-beat-karns <img src="https://www.lafollettepress.com/sites/www.lafollettepress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/_mg_6212.jpg" alt="The Campbell County Lady Cougars celebrate last Thursday at Karns." title="The Campbell County Lady Cougars celebrate last Thursday at Karns." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> Just like they were shaking off a rough three-game losing streak, the Lady Cougars shook off a tough first set to win in volleyball at Karns last Thursday night.</p> Drug task force director resigns https://www.lafollettepress.com/content/drug-task-force-director-resigns <img src="https://www.lafollettepress.com/sites/www.lafollettepress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/josh_goins_jared_effler_and_lindsey_cadle.jpg" alt="Josh Goins (center) is pictured with Assistant District Attorney Lindsey Cadle and District Attorney General Jared Effler shortly after his appointment." title="Josh Goins (center) is pictured with Assistant District Attorney Lindsey Cadle and District Attorney General Jared Effler shortly after his appointment." align="left" hspace="6" width="63" height="85" /><p> Josh Goins resigned from his position on the Eighth Judicial District Drug Task Force last Thursday.</p> 5K race honors battle of Campbell County educator https://www.lafollettepress.com/content/5k-race-honors-battle-campbell-county-educator-0 <img src="https://www.lafollettepress.com/sites/www.lafollettepress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/andrea_russell_0.jpg" alt="Andrea Russell is pictured with her mother Ann Higginbotham, who lost her battle with cancer in 2016." title="Andrea Russell is pictured with her mother Ann Higginbotham, who lost her battle with cancer in 2016." align="left" hspace="6" width="63" height="85" /><p> &ldquo;Ovarian cancer is one of the hardest cancers to detect,&rdquo; said Andrea Russell.</p> Ivydell Road could become off limits to ATV enthusiasts https://www.lafollettepress.com/content/ivydell-road-could-become-limits-atv-enthusiasts-0 <img src="https://www.lafollettepress.com/sites/www.lafollettepress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ivydell_road_sign_copy_0.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="113" height="85" /><p> Lowe’s chooses learning academy for annual project https://www.lafollettepress.com/content/lowe%E2%80%99s-chooses-learning-academy-annual-project <img src="https://www.lafollettepress.com/sites/www.lafollettepress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_2456.jpg" alt="Lowe’s support manager Zoe Heaton paints a wall at the learning academy. " title="Lowe’s support manager Zoe Heaton paints a wall at the learning academy. " align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> Last Saturday, volunteers from Lowe&rsquo;s Home Improvement joined community volunteers to make some aesthetic improvements to the Homer A. Rutherford Learning Academy in LaFollette.</p>