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  • Body Found On Exit 141, What We Know So Far 02/16/2018 Yesterday afternoon it was reported that a possible body had been located near El Rey Mexican Restaurant in Caryville. A multi agency effort including Caryville Police Department, Campbell County Sheriff’s Deprtment and the Campbell County Rescue Squad. Search dogs located the body near a ravine in a wooded area just outside of Caryville city limits. ...
  • THP Internal Investigation Clears Trooper Involved In Civil Suit 02/15/2018 State Trooper Isaiah Lloyd is returning to active duty. He had been placed on desk duty following a civil lawsuit being filed against him for an incident that saw him stop a Campbell County woman twice in the same day. a Patricia Wilson filed a suit in civil court that alleged that Trooper Lloyd had groped her ...
  • Details Emerge In LaFollette Shooting 02/14/2018 On Tuesday evening a little before 7 a woman came into the LaFollette Police Department suffering from a gunshot wound to her forearm. Officers applied first aid and an ambulance was called transporting her to the University of Tennessee Medical Center. At that time the suspect began fleeingin his vehicle. The suspect was Kenneth Wayne ...
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  • Bartley In Custody After Latest Brush With Law 02/13/2018 Last week we reported that Kenneth Bartley failed to appear in court following a criminal trespass incident at the Salvation Army in Knoxville. Judge Patricia Hall issued a capias/bench warrant for his failure to appear. Bartley wa in Nashville at the time and could not make it according to his attorney Gregory P. ...
  • Sheriff Goins Announces the Arrest of McGhee on Several Drug Charges from Indictment 02/08/2018 Campbell County Sheriff Robbie. K. Goins said in an early morning raid the Sheriff’s SWAT Team and the 8th Judicial Drug Task Force entered the residence of Marvin McGhee at 229 Howard Road in LaFollette armed with an arrest warrant for several drug charges from an indictment. McGhee was taken into custody without incident and ...
  • Knox County Issues Arrest Warrant For Bartley 02/07/2018 Knox County has issued an arrest warrant for Kenneth Bartley. The now 26 year old Bartley was set for an arraignment hearing in Knox County Fourth Sessions Court on Wednesday. He was being arraigned on charges of misdemeanor criminal trespassing. Judge Patricia Hall Long issued a capias/bench warrant on Bartley since ...
  • Hack Ayers Receives The 2018 Boy Scouts of America Campbell County Good Scout Award 02/02/2018 Logan Hickman, chairman of the eleventh annual Boy Scouts of America Campbell County Good Scout Award Dinner, is pleased to announce that the 2018 honoree is long time Campbell County resident Sterling Haskel (Hack) Ayers. Hack Ayers is a country auctioneer from Stinking Creek, Tennessee. This yearly ceremony and dinner will occur at ...
  • Gala Set To Benefit Christian Learning Center 01/30/2018 Friday, February 9th at 6pm the Stables in LaFollette will open its doors for the Gala Agape. This is to be a formal event and fundraiser for the upcoming Christian Learning Center that will offer elective, biblical based curriculum to students at CCHS. The black tie event is to be an extravagant, one of ...
  • Local Races Heat Up 01/29/2018 More and more potential candidates have picked up petitions to run for the various races this election cycle. Former LaFollette Police Chief and current LaFollette City Administrator Jimmy Jeffries has picked up a petition to run against current Sheriff Robbie Goins. For the first time in a few elections Monty Bullock will have a challenger as well. ...
  • Fifteen Violators Have Suspended Sentences Revoked 01/25/2018 On January 16, 2018 Campbell Criminal Court Judge E. Shayne Sexton found the following individuals in violation of their supervised release and remanded them to Tennessee Department of Corrections (TDOC) custody: Caesar Clayton Adkins, of La Follette, had previously pled guilty to Reckless Aggravated Assault, and received a suspended sentence of 2 years supervised by TDOC. ...
  • Sheriff’s Department Welcomes Trio Of New K-9s 01/25/2018 Sheriff Robbie K. Goins showcases new K-9 unit today: Corporal Wayne Barton and K-9 Mya, Deputy Travis Bostic and K-9 Santo, Deputy David Wormsley and K-9 Daisy. Mya, a yellow labrador, will be assigned to the school system and will be trained in drug detection and tracking. Santo, a German shepherd, will be assigned to patrol and ...
  • Public Hearing Set For Ten Year Recreation Plan 01/24/2018 NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING DRAFT PLAN PRESENTATION AND INPUT SESSION Campbell County will host a public meeting where the public is invited to attend and provide input on a Draft 10-year Parks and Recreation Master Plan. The meeting will provide an opportunity to present the Draft plan and gather input regarding elements of the plan. Draft plan presentation ...
  • Missing Teen Located 01/23/2018 Thanks to all the positive tips from LaFollette Citizens, runaway juvenile Catrina Coleman has be found safe and was taken into custody by LaFollette Police Officers. No further details are currently available.
  • Joint Agency Operation Results In Fugitive, Drug-Related Arrests 01/23/2018 Around 3:50 p.m. January 20, 2018, deputies of Tennessee’s Campbell County Sheriff’s Department requested assistance from the Whitley County Sheriff’s Department in attempt to arrest two individuals believed to be in southern Whitley Co. Deputy Brandon Prewitt accompanied Campbell Co. Deputies Raymond Surber and Jordan Huskey to a Bowlin Road residence. There, Tommy Worley, 30, and ...
  • LaFollette Police Ask For Help Finding Missing Teen 01/22/2018
  • Details Released In Sunday’s High Speed Chase 01/22/2018 Sheriff Robbie K. Goins has released information from a call today in the Pinecrest Community. Sheriff Goins states that at 10:25 a.m. his deputies were dispatched by Campbell County E-911 to Stooksbury Lane where a male was allegedly threatening suicide with a loaded syringe. Before their arrival, new information was obtained from the home by ...
  • Campbell County and Tennessee Have Record Breaking Years For Tourism’s Economic Impact 01/19/2018 Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Tourist Development Commissioner Kevin Triplett announced today Tennessee tourism’s direct domestic and international travel expenditures reached an all-time record high of $19.3 billion in 2016, up 4.7 percent over the previous year, as reported by the U.S. Travel Association. For the 11th consecutive year, tourism topped $1 billion ...
  • January Indictments From The Grand Jury 01/17/2018 Daniel Ausmus: burglary, vandalism less than $1,000, resisting arrest Daniel Lance: theft of services, criminal trespass Lovenna Walden: false report, theft over $2,500 Raven Roberts: reckless endangerment, public intoxication, possession of a schedule III controlled substance Megan Peters: vandalism over $2,500, aggravated burglary Tammy Walker: passing worthless check over $1,000 Austin Marlow: two counts solicitation of sexual exploitation of a minor ...
  • Blessing Box Bringing Hope And Help To Community 01/16/2018 Maybe you have read about it on social media. Maybe you have noticed the white cabinet sitting in front of the Campbell County Baptist Association. It is known as the Blessing Box and it has certainly been doing just that for Campbell County. It all started when CCBA Secretary Sue Bray read an article about ...
  • Man Charged In Clinton Highway Shooting Has Local Ties 01/15/2018 Two people suffered gunshot wounds at a home on Clinton Highway over the weekend. The call to dispatch came in that there was reports of a person with gunshot wounds at the Bred Box on Edgemoor Road Saturday. When deputies arrived found the victim there and he did indeed have gunshot wounds. After speaking ...
  • CCHS Alumni Charged With Murdering Father 01/14/2018 Saturday night police were called to an apartment 206 Gayview Drive in Knoxville after neighbors in another apartment heard a fight and argument. Officers were greeted at the door by 24 year old Josh Dozier. Dozier reportedly slammed the door on the officers upon their arrival. After the door was slammed they reportedly saw ...
  • Campbell County Receives Success Story Award 01/12/2018 As 2017 came to the close Campbell County received a major award from the state. Campbell County received the 2017 County Success Story Award at the annual meeting of the County Services Association Conference. The award recognized the on going success of the Lonas Young Park Project. The county was submitted for ...
  • Breaking! McGhee Involved In Drug Bust 01/11/2018 In the early morning hours of January 11th 2018 the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office Special Weapons and Tactics Team executed a narcotics search warrant at the residence of Marvin Lee McGhee, 57, of 229 Howard Road Lafollette, Tennessee. Investigators with the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office and Agents with the 8th Judicial Drug Task Force, prior ...
  • Multiple Potential Candidates Pick Up Petitions In First Week of Election Season 01/11/2018 Though the election is not until August multiple people have already picked up their petitions to run. County Mayor: Aaron Evans. Jack Lynch. Mike Freeman, County Court Clerk: Alene Baird (incumbent) Circuit Court Clerk: Bobby Vann (incumbent) County Trustee: Monty Bullock (incumbent) Register of Deeds: Greg Cross. Beverly Hall. Tom Hatmaker. Ron McClellan. Johnny Vanover. Wilma Turner. Patrick Silcox. ...
  • Overton Arrested In Violent Situation 01/10/2018 Deputy Billy White found himself in a dangerous situation when he arrived at 200 Smith Oakes Lane in Jacksboro on January 4th. The call came in that Brian Overton was in the residence and weilding a butcher knife. He was joined by deputies Mikey Comer and Dakota Williams. The deputies saw ...
  • Campbell County Joins Lawsuit Against Opiod Manufacturers 01/10/2018 The opoid epidemic is one of the biggest issues facing America today. You can often find an article on the Times website about a crime related to opiod abuse. The police are overworked by it. The court systems are flooded with related cases. Now Campbell County i striking back. The county is joining ...
  • Jellico Welcomes Baby New Year 2018 01/09/2018 The Labor and Delivery staff of Jellico Community Hospital anxiously awaited their first special arrival for 2018. Joanna Miller and Gustavo Ruiz, along with big sister Zoey, 7, of Lafollette, are pleased to announce the birth of Leland Gustavo Ruiz on January 3, 2018 at 8:41pm. Leland weighed 7lbs 1oz and is 20 ...
  • Wolfenbarger Completes Christmas Mission 01/03/2018 One of the definitions of the word mission is an important goal or purpose that is accompanied by strong conviction. This is especialy true in the Christian sense of the word. As Christmas was approaching this year young Madi Wokfenbarger set forth on the fisrt ever Christian Mission. The Jacksboro Middle School student knew ...
  • LaFollette Opens Cold Shelter As Temperatures Drop 01/02/2018 As the weather outlook started to look more and more arctic Mayor Mike Stanfield jumped into action. Stanfield, who already makes it a point to check on the elderly and other vulnerable citizens, opened up the West End Community Center, the former West LaFollette School, to house the local homeless population and anyone ...