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  • Campbell County Schools Receive GEAR UP TN Grant To Promote College Access And Success 04/19/2018 – The Tennessee Higher Education Commission announced today that Campbell County is the recipient of a $1,158,710 GEAR UP grant over the next six years. The grant funds will provide services to students and families with the aim of increasing enrollment and success in postsecondary education. The funding is part of the U.S. Department of Education’s ...
  • Caryville Woman And Several Others Enter Pleas In Drug Distribution Conspiracy 04/17/2018 On April 16, 2018, Linda S. Ward, 55, of Caryville, Tennessee, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine. Her sentencing hearing is set for 10:00 a.m., August 6, 2018, in U.S. District Court. She faces a 10-year mandatory minimum sentence. In February 2018, a federal grand jury returned ...
  • State Attorney General Withdraws Objection To District Attorneys General Opioid Lawsuit 04/16/2018 Last week in the Circuit Court for Campbell County, Tennessee, District Attorneys General Jimmy Dunn, Charme Allen, Jared Effler, and Russell Johnson appeared as the State Attorney General withdrew his objection to the District Attorneys General (DAGs) lawsuit against opioid manufacturers. The suit, filed by DAGs for the 4th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, and ...
  • LaFollette Vice Mayor Involved In Multi Agency Raid 04/14/2018 Multiple people, including LaFollette Vice Mayor Joe Bolinger,have been linked to an ongoing multi agency investigation for EBT fraud. The Pop Shop on Jacksboro Pike in LaFollette is front and center in this event. For the last three months an undercover investigation has been ongoing, where people were sent to purchase items, primarily ...
  • SWAT Executes Narcotics Warrant In Caryville 04/14/2018 Sheriff Robbie K. Goins announces that in early morning hours of April Friday the 13th 2018 the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office Special Weapons and Tactics Team executed a narcotics search warrant at 147 Falin Lane in Caryville, Tennessee, assisted by Caryville Police Department. Prior to the execution of the search warrant, Investigators with the Campbell ...
  • Ray Found Guilty Of Child Rape 04/14/2018 Late April 13, 2018, and after a two (2) day trial, a Campbell County jury found Marty Lynn Ray, of Jacksboro, Tennessee, guilty of four (4) counts of rape of a child, Class A felonies. Campbell County Criminal Court Judge E. Shayne Sexton ordered Mr. Ray back into immediate custody of the Campbell County Sheriff’s ...
  • All Candidates That Have Qualified For The August County Election 04/10/2018 County Mayor: E.L. Morton (incumbent), Aaron Evans, Mike Freeman, Jack Lynch, Brian Yonce, David G. Young. Sheriff: Robbie Goins (incumbent), Jimmy Jeffries. Register of Deeds: Gary E. Berry, Greg Cross, Brittany Miller Foust, Pete Huckaby, Beverly Stanfield Hall, Thomas Hatmaker, Ron McClellan, Patrick Silcox, June Turner and Johnny Vanover Trustee: Monty Bullock (incombent), Tommy Overton County Court Clerk: ...
  • Malicoat Arrested In Raid 04/05/2018 On April 4th 2018 at 0800 The Campbell County Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team executed a narcotics search warrant at 149 Trace Road Lafollette, Tennessee. Investigators with the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office and 8th Judicial Drug Task prior to the search warrant had conducted undercover operations by purchasing crystal methamphetamine from multiple individuals inside of the ...
  • SWAT Team Raids Jacksboro Residence 04/04/2018 At 0700 on April 2nd 2018 The Campbell County Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team executed a narcotics search warrant at 229 Water Street in Jacksboro, Tennessee. Investigators with the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office and 8th Judicial Drug Task prior to the search warrant had conducted undercover operations by purchasing crystal methamphetamine and suboxone from the residence. During ...
  • Multiple Agencies Make Weekend Bust At Caryville Motel 04/03/2018 Most people are hunting eggs on Easter Sunday, this year it seems people were hunting drugs at Caryville’s Budget Host Inn. Fortunately for the good citizens of Campbell County the Sheriff’s Department was hunting the drug dealers. On the High Holy Day of the Christian year the Campbell County Sheriff’s Department SWAT Team converged on the ...
  • A Dozen See Probation Revoked In March 04/03/2018 On March 19 Eighth Judicial Criminal Court Judge Shayne Sexton found the following individuals in violation of their supervised release and remanded them to Tennessee Department of Corrections (TDOC) custody: Nakita Louise Brown Morton, Jacksboro, had previously pled guilty to facilitation of aggravated child neglect of a child under eight years of age, and received a ...
  • First Volunteer Times Opioid Forum Is A Success 04/02/2018 By the end of Campbell County’s first ever forum addressing the county’s opioid and illegal drug epidemic, more than 9,500 people viewed the event through Facebook Live. Those numbers are our verified numbers and do not include numbers for sharing, or views after-the-fact. The panel, comprised of a judge, politicians, pharmacists, medical providers, drug and alcohol ...
  • The March Plea Deals 04/02/2018 Amber Leeann Muse- attempted introduction of drugs into a penal facility, two counts driving on a revoked license (second offense); 30 days to serve with credit for time served, three years supervised probation, court costs, $75 fine and $41.74 restitution, loss of driver’s license for one year James Blane Lawson- possession of a schedule II controlled ...
  • LaFollette Police Make Arrests On Iron Street 03/30/2018 LaFollette Police Department ‘s Special Response Team along with the 8th Judicial Drug Task Force and the Tennessee Highway Patrol executed predawn a search warrant on 3/29/18 at residence located at 200 West Iron Street in LaFollette. According to the report the officers arrived before 7 in the morning to find a quintet of people in ...
  • Harbor Takes Over Shepherd’s Home Ministry 03/28/2018 A few short years ago The Harbor was a mere Bible study meeting in the back room of a Caryville motel. Today it is a large congregation headquartered in the former movie theater and is working to provide positive change in our community through its ministry. That is probably why the Shepherd’s Home Board of ...
  • LaFollette Police Conduct Drug Raid 03/23/2018 LaFollette Police Department ‘s Special Response Team along with the 8th Judicial Drug Task Force executed a search warrant today 3/23/18 at a residence, occupied by Edward Robinson and Sybil Brown , located at 912 East Central Avenue in LaFollette. The investigation is ongoing but involves the selling of schedule 2 Crystal Meth. Marijuana, suboxone, ...
  • Deputy Allen Awarded Lifesaving Commendation 03/23/2018 For superior performance of duty as a Deputy Sheriff while assigned to patrol on March 20th 2018. Deputy Jeffrey Allen performed his duties in an exemplary and professional manner, resulting in saving the life of a citizen of Campbell County, Tennessee Deputy Allen was dispatched to 275 Cave Springs Road in Campbell County, Tennessee at approximately 16:43hrs ...
  • Mother And Son Duo Arrested At Local Supermarket 03/22/2018 What should have been a routine arrest turned into something potentially more dangerous last week at IGA in LaFollette. Deputy Christopher Chapman spotted Travis Green, 32 of LaFollette, and knew that he had outstanding warrants. Chapman was attempting to handcuff Green when suddenly his mother stepped in. Linda Sue Green, 51 of LaFollette, ...
  • Warming Center Seeks To Relocate In Jacksboro 03/21/2018 The Jacksboro Planning Commission had a special called meeting on behalf of the warming center that started on the coldest of winter nights at the West LaFollette Community Center. Allen Shepherd made the presentation as a representative of a board that is seeking a more permanent resource center to help our less fortunate citizens. He told ...
  • Jenkins Arrested For Aggravated Assault 03/21/2018 A Morgan County senior citizen was taken into custody following a reported assault. Corporal Joshua Jeffers was dispatched to Walden Ridge Road in Caryville after reports came in of an assault involving a bladed weapon. After interviewing the victim, Johnny Ray Paul, Jeffers went to arrest Chester Jenkins, 67 of Lancing. Paul told Jeffers in ...
  • Traffic Stop Leads To Drug Arrest 03/14/2018 Last Saturday Deputy Bostic was on routine patrol on the lower end of the county when he observed a primer colored Pontiac Sunfire traveling at a high rate of speed. Deputy Bostic initiated a traffic stop near Telos Global. Wren he got to the car the report states that Deputy Bostic noticed a ...
  • Crudely Written Threat At CCHS Investigated 03/09/2018 On Thursday a threat was found crudely scrawled on a rest room wall at CCHS. Director of Schools Jennifer Fields staying, “A student threat was made yesterday afternoon, March 8, 2018, at Campbell County high school. The situation was investigated by administration and law-enforcement. Safety protocol was followed and no viable threat was determined.” The ...
  • Road Work Causes Multiple Traffic Issues. 03/09/2018 According to the Tennessee Department of Transportation multiple projects will cause traffic issues in Campbell County and Claiborne County for the next several days. CAMPBELL COUNTY, I-75 North and South between Mile Markers 135 and 142: Motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following ...
  • Castro Arrested For Aggravated Assault 03/09/2018 A fight in Caryville last week led to a multi agency response. Deputy Darryl Chapman arrived at a Queener Road residence to find Caryville Police Chief Brian Keeton and Detective Sergeant James McCall interviewing a bleeding man and his wife. The man, Josh Anderson, stated that he and a man, known to Anderson ...
  • Muse Arrested In Courtroom 03/07/2018 Last Thursday Amber Muse, 31 of 124 Daugherty Lane Caryville, was arrested and taken into custody by Campbell County Sheriff’s Deputieson an outstanding Violation of Probation warrant. When they took her down to the county jail she went through the standard booking procedure. The officer was searching her asked the standard question of,”do you have ...
  • Weekend ATV Accident Results In Fatality 03/06/2018 The ATV trails of Campbell County have become a popular riding destination. Unfortunately Sunday a Union County man lost his life in an ATV accident. According to Tennessee Highway Patrol report Eric Muncey, 32 of Luttrell, lost his life when his Honda Foreman was headed east on Horse Creek Road when it ...
  • Smith Named Candidate In US Presidential Scholars Program 03/05/2018 Noah Smith, a graduating senior at CCHS, has been named one of more than 4,500 candidates in the 2018 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. The candidates were selected from nearly 3.6 million students expected to graduate from U.S. high schools in the year 2018. Inclusion in the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program, now in its 54th year, is ...
  • District Attorney Issues Statement On Trooper Lloyd 03/02/2018 The Office of the 8th Judicial District Attorney General has reviewed the actions of Trooper Isaiah Lloyd toward Patricia Wilson occurring on August 16, 2017. Our review of this matter revealed that Trooper Lloyd’s actions were inconsistent with his training and Tennessee Department of Safety General Orders. However, we do not believe that Trooper Lloyd’s ...
  • Deputies Arrest Man Wanted In Two Counties 03/02/2018 Sheriff Robbie Goins states a man wanted in two counties was arrested by his deputies yesterday in down town Lafollette. Nathan Ward, age 29, of Jacksboro was wanted for a Capias / Bench Warrant issued from General Sessions Court of Campbell County. Sheriff Robbie Goins received information himself on the whereabouts of Ward. The sheriff ...
  • Clinton Shooting Suspect Arrested 02/28/2018 The man wanted in a shooting last week has been arrested. Christopher Lee Roberts, 45, was arrested by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Department on Tuesday evening. Roberts was wanted in conjunction with a shooting last week in Clinton. Bradley Charles Bivens, 48 of Clinton, died from the shooting. Roberts was arrested at the home ...