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  • Jellico Hit And Run Leads To Charges In Kentucky 09/21/2017 Tuesday evening a Jellico Police responded to a hit and run. He called it in and shortly thereafter Kentucky State Police made a stop around Williamsburg’s Exit 15. Commercial Vehicle Enforcement stopped the roll back style tow truck that was described as towing a vehicle that was over its capacity. John Hollen, 64 of ...
  • LaFollette Police Hosting Citizen’s Police Academy 09/14/2017 City of LaFollette police chief Bill Roehl addresses the first inaugural Citizens Police Academy class Tuesday evening at LaFollette City Hall. The group of selected men and women in the community will meet for a six week period and cover various topix associated with the local police department. Chief Roehl hopes this public relations outreach ...
  • Sheriff’s Department Seeking Fugitive 09/12/2017 The Campbell County Sheriff’s Department is seeking the public’s help in locating the fugitive Anthony Dale Roberts. He is wanted by the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office for Violation of Probation. The original charge for probation was “Sell of Schedule II Controlled Substance” in criminal court. Roberts, 49 years of age, is 5’10”, 200 pounds, blue ...
  • LaFollette Police Arrest Teens In Drug Bust 09/08/2017 LPD issues statement: Today, in our effort to continue to impact the drug activity in LaFollette, the LaFollette Police Department’s Drug Unit and (SRT) Special Response Team executed a search warrant on the residence located at 605 South 13th Street inside the City of LaFollette. During this operation, the team located suboxone, methamphetamine, and multiple types ...
  • Grand Jury Hands Down Indictments 09/07/2017 The following individuals were indicted by the Campbell County Grand Jury on Wednesday. They will be arraigned in Campbell County Criminal Court Monday, Sept. 11. -Duane Beltz- aggravated assault, driving on a suspended license -Robert Cole, James Martin, William Perry- possession of a schedule II controlled substance (Meth) more 26 grams with intent to sell (in a ...
  • Christian Academy Issues Statement On Closing 09/07/2017 Saying goodbye is never easy but unfortunately CACC has been forced to close its doors due to financial hardship and low enrollment. While the enrollment at the Christian Academy has been in decline for the past several years, the school has always been able to make due, but with registration at the lowest it’s been ...
  • Campos Foods Gives Back To Community 08/31/2017 Campos Foods is an important piece of the industrial puzzle in Campbell County. But they do so much more than just provide jobs to the citizens of the region. The Caryville based food plant also is dedicated to giving back and helping out the schools throughout the county. On Wednesday the company’s representatives distributed ...
  • Couple Charged With Child Abuse 08/25/2017 Years ago Haley’s Law was enacted on the state of Tennessee following the horrific child abuse of Haley SPicer right here in Campbell County. This week a couple was arrested and charged under Haley’s Law after what has been described as a horrific case of abuse. The arrests happened after a welfare check on Hale’s ...
  • Local Youngster Meets Governor Thanks To Excellence In Reading 08/22/2017 Gavin Berry was one of the top readers in the state following the LaFollette Public Library’s Summer Reading Program. Due to his accomplishments he had a chance to go to dinner with the Governor in Nashville. Governor Bill Haslam and First Lady Crissy Haslam welcomed approximately 100 children to a Kids’ State Dinner at the Tennessee ...
  • Naked Woman Arrested In Ivey Dale 08/17/2017 Last week Deputy Isaac Phillips was dispatched to Ivey Dale on reports that a naked woman was wandering around. When Phillips made contact with the complainant it is reported that the complainant noticed a naked woman walking around, he asked her what she was doing and offered her a Tyvek suit to put on. ...
  • Suspects Questioned In Matix Bomb Threats 08/16/2017 Caryville Police are questioning a pair of suspects in connections with bomb threats made at Matix in Caryville. Separate threats came in on both Monday and Tuesday afternoon. According to the reports the suspects are former employees at the facilty. Matix is located in the Erschell Collins Industrial Park located in Caryville off of ...
  • Stiner Family Issues Statement On Passing of Tom Stiner 08/16/2017 The Volunteer Times own Jim Dossett spoke with the Stiner Family this morning and they issued this statement, “Community leader, highly decorated war hero, and friend to all, Colonel Tom Stiner, passed away Wednesday morning, August 16, 2017. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time. Thank you all for your thoughts and prayers.” Stiner served ...
  • LaFollette Police Searching For Missing Man 08/15/2017 The LaFollette Police Department is asking for help in locating a missing Campbell County man. Roman Keith Wright, 42, of LaFollette, was last seen or spoken to while located at a residence on Bethlehem Rd. in LaFollette on June 28, 2017. Family members believe no one has seen or spoken with him since this time. Wright is ...
  • Farmer Arrested On Drug Charges 08/14/2017 According to Laurel County Sheriff John Root Deputy Keith Dinsmore arrested Donna Kaye Farmer age 29 of Corbin on Thursday night August 10, 2017 at approximately 5:47 PM. The arrest occurred at apartments off American greeting card road, approximately 12 miles south of London after Deputy Dinsmore accompanied child services to check on the ...
  • LaFollette Police Make Multiple Drug Busts 08/11/2017 Thursday afternoon LaFollette Police discovered a meth lab at 311 West Avenue in LaFollette. Officers also discovered approximately 16 grams of methamphetamine during the investigation. The following individuals were arrested and transported to the Campbell Campbell Sheriff’s Office. On Friday the LaFollette Police Department’s Drug Unit and (SRT) Special Response Team conducted raids on two (2) ...
  • Probation Violators Remanded Into Custody 08/09/2017 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 custody: Belinda L. Green, of Caryville, had previously pled guilty to one count of Promotion of Manufacture of Methamphetamine, Felony Drug Possession, and Possession of Schedule II Controlled Substance with the ...
  • Christian Academy Board Resigns Immediately Prior To School Year 08/04/2017 The Christian Academy of Campbell County was first established in 1993 as a private, Christian based alternative to public schools. Over the years it has served many families who were looking for a more Christian based education for their children. Now with a new school year approaching a major leadership change is happening ...
  • NovaCopy Management Team Buys Company 08/04/2017 Nashville-based NovaCopy, an award-winning provider of print technology and innovative business solutions, has been acquired by its current senior management team with equity financing provided by Trivest Partners, LP, a private investment firm that focuses on founder and family-owned businesses in the Southeast. NovaCopy Owners and Shareholders 2017Founded in 1999, NovaCopy has been recognized by Inc ...
  • Hogwarts Comes To Caryville As Harry Potter Turns 20 08/03/2017 Twenty years ago British author JK Rowling published Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone (also known as Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone in the United States) introducing us to a magical realm now known as The Wizarding World. The book became a cultural phenomenon spawning multiple other novels, movies, and theatrical productions set ...
  • Newcomb Man Arrested On Variety Of Charges 08/03/2017 On July 28th Deputy Gary Jeffers was dispatched to Nayles Lane in Newcomb on a domestic disturbance. When he arrived the victim, Carla Edwina Douglas, reported that her boyfriend had been yelling at her and hitting her. SHe went on to say that he had choked her and threatened her with a knife. ...
  • LaFollette Library Host Anniversary Party 08/02/2017 Five years ago a dream came into fruition in LaFollette. The library, which had long since outgrown the space it previously occupied, moved into the former recreation center and greatly improved its floor space. Five years later long time LaFollette Librarian Nancy Green host local officials and her patrons in an event to ...
  • BSH Celebrates 20 years 08/02/2017 Just over 20 years ago American Metals announced it was closing it’s doors at it’s LaFollette location, potentially leaving over 100 workers looking for a new job. Fortunately, Campbell County’s loss at the time was a major net gain in the future. BSH Home Appliance Corporation decided to move it’s Thermador line of range manufacturing ...
  • Governor Delivers Educational Grant To TCAT 07/31/2017 The Governor of Tennessee road into town with a purpose Monday. Bill Haslam arrived in town with news of a grant to improve educational opportunities and a ceremonial giant check in hand. Haslam brought this with a mention that this is part of his Drive to 55 program. One of Haslam’s goals ...
  • LaFollette Library To Host Anniversary Party 07/27/2017 A few years back the LaFollette Public Library had outgrown its space. Fortunately the city had recently acquired the former East and West LaFollette Schools from the county and turned them into community centers. This opened up the old recreation center to become the new LaFollette Public Library. Now. five years later, LaFollette Librarian ...
  • LaFollette Police Arrest Trio In Prostitution Sting 07/26/2017 On July 25, 2017, Detectives with the LaFollette Police Department conducted an undercover prostitution sting in the downtown area of LaFollette. This operation was in response to multiple complaints concerning the on-going of solicitation for prostitution. During the operation, the following subjects were arrested and transported to the Campbell County Jail. • Rachell Ann Gardner -charged with ...
  • Gunman On Loose In Home Invasion 07/25/2017 An armed robbery occurred near Speedwell yesterday evening that left the homeowner shot and flown out via Lifestar and the shooter on the loose. According to sources at 911 the call came in shortly after 530 that a man had broken into the victims home with the intentions of stealing his medicine. The victim was ...
  • Youth Flown Out After Accident At Lake 07/24/2017 The “rope swing” is a popular destination for young folks in Campbell County. On Sunday one of these youth had a mishap and hit his head against the rocks below the swing. The Campbell County Rescue Squad was dispatched and spent the better part of an hour extracting the young man. A landing zone ...
  • Marlowe Arrested On Cruelty To Animals And Other Charges 07/20/2017 A LaFollette man is currently out on bond and facing a variety of charges including cruelty to animals. Ricky Lynn Marlowe, of 504 South Cumberland Avenue, was arrested following a pair of dogs, who were described in the report as being in poor condition, being found at his residence last week. The dogs were ...
  • Governor Announces Increase In Tennessee Promise Volunteers In State Parks 07/20/2017 Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) today announced more than 800 high school students fulfilled their “Tennessee Promise” community service requirements at Tennessee State Parks on June 24, a nearly 40 percent increase over 2016. “Community service is an essential piece to Tennessee Promise because it gives students ...
  • Aug. 15 Is The SBA Deadline To Apply For Working Capital Loans In Tennessee Due To The October 2016 Drought 07/20/2017 The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private nonprofit organizations that Aug. 15 is the filing deadline for federal economic injury disaster loans in Tennessee as a result of the drought that began on Oct. 4, 2016. The loans are available in the following ...