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  • Grand Jury Returns Indictments For May 05/23/2017 The following indictments were returned last week by the Campbell County Grand Jury: Harley Miller. possession of a schedule II controlled substance, failure to exercise due care, violation of the financial responsibility law Harley Miller. DUI, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a schedule II controlled substance, possession of a schedule IV controlled substance Harley Miller. DUI, possession ...
  • CCHS Seniors take formal walk through their elementary schools 05/19/2017 CCHS Seniors were police escorted today to take one last formal walk through their former elementary school dressed in their cap and gowns. CCHS teacher Monica Bane who assisted in the transportation and organization of the walk wrote in a social media post, “I want to thank each school that hosted the CCHS Seniors for ...
  • Six People Have Their Probation Violated 05/19/2017 On May 8, 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 (TDOC) custody: Michael Anthony Ayers, of Newcomb, had previously pled guilty to one count of Theft over $1000 and two counts of Assault, and received a suspended ...
  • The May Plea Agreements 05/19/2017 John Curtis Edwards. aggravated sexual battery; 10 years to serve at 100 percent, register as a sex offender, community supervision for life, no contact with victim James William Lane, Sr. Second offense DUI; 45 days to serve with credit for time served, 11 months, 29 days probation, court costs, $600 fine, attend one MADD Impact Panel, ...
  • Jacksboro Middle Hosts County Health Fair 05/15/2017 Johnny Bruce can only smile when he looks at the mass of 5th graders moving from station to station in the Jim and Linda Agee Gymnasium at Jacksboro Middle School. Nearly 400 students, the 5th grade class from every elementary school in the county, move among the 18 stations at the second annual event. The ...
  • CCHS Theater Arts Performs Beauty and the Beast 05/09/2017 Campbell County high school theater arts department held a weekend performance of Beauty and the Beast. A full house gathered to lend support to these talented students who offered a wonderful show. The CCHS Theater arts department is taught by Billie Jo Ralston. 
  • CHET Hosts 3rd annual Derby Party 05/09/2017 Community Health of East Tennessee hosted its annual Derby party at Claihill Farms this past Saturday. The heavy rains cleared just in time to allow the event to boast record breaking attendance with welcomed sunshine. This is the largest fundraiser held by CHET and funds obtained through this event go a long way with assisting ...
  • TWRA Seeking Input On Elk Program 05/04/2017 The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is developing a new Strategic Elk Management Plan and invites the public to attend one of two public scoping workshops to share input and hear about the plan’s components. The new plan will help guide future agency decision-making regarding the elk program, which began in the year 2000. Since then, ...
  • Campbell County Artists Association To Hold Spring Show 04/27/2017 Postmark LaFollette is hosting the Campbell County Artist Association’s annual Spring show on May 13th. Being set up indoors will create a comfortable environment for shoppers as well as sellers. Come out and support our local Artisans in comfort. Great handcrafted goods just in time for Mothers Day! Bring mom! Katie’s will be on hand selling her ...
  • Multiple Court Cases End In Plea Deals 04/25/2017 Last week over a dozen pending criminal court cases were resolved via plea deals. Angela Sue Griffin, burglary, resist stop frisk halt; 24 days to serve with credit for time served, two years supervised probation, court costs, $75 fine, no contact with the victim Eddie Wayne Chadwell, Jr., burglary, resist stop frisk halt; 24 days to serve ...
  • Sheriff Places Blue Ribbons On Vehicles 04/25/2017 Sheriff Places Blue Ribbons On Vehicles
  • Heavy Rains Trigger Flood Damage Across County. 04/24/2017 The entire week of April 17th through the 23rd was a rainy period across Campbell County. It turned particularly dangerous beginning Saturday morning, continuing into Sunday morning. After several days of showers and thunderstorms leading up to the weekend, Saturday morning saw a deluge that dropped close to 3 inches of rain across parts of ...
  • Campbell County’s Academic Achievers Recognized 04/24/2017 Late last week the Knoxville News Sentinel held their annual Academic Achievers banquet. Campbell County was well represented on the evening. Representing Campbell County were: Aaron Frederick. Aaron is the son of Pamela and Oscar Frederic. He is captain of the Cougar Soccer team, a member of the Beta Club, and in the ...
  • Douglas Named Crew Leader For Southern Appalachian Wilderness Stewards 04/21/2017 Meet our crew leaders! Here’s a little background on Devin Douglas, our crew leader on the Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock crew. Originally from Jacksboro, Tennessee, Devin has a Physical Geography Degree from Middle Tennessee State University. He enjoys fly-fishing, live music, craft beer, and living a simple life. He gained his passion for wilderness conservation work with the ...
  • Good Sentenced For Sex Crimes 04/21/2017 On April 20, 2017, Campbell County Criminal Court Judge E. Shayne Sexton sentenced Norman C. Good, of Jacksboro, Tennessee to serve a total of 110 years in the custody of the Tennessee Department of Corrections. On January 19, 2017, a Campbell County jury found Norman C. Good guilty of two counts of rape of a ...
  • Hardees Coming To Caryville 04/20/2017 A popular fast food eatery known for their breakfast and thickburgers is coming to Caryville. After approval of the Caryville Planning Commission Hardees has picked up a building permit to build on exit 141, near the Comfort Inn. No date has been announced for the groundbreaking or the opening as of yet. Hardees will ...
  • House Legislator Dennis Powers Reconnects Tennesseans To Higher Education Opportunities 04/19/2017 Last Thursday, Tennessee lawmakers passed legislation sponsored by State Representative Dennis Powers (R-Jacksboro) that reconnects Tennessee adults to higher education opportunities. House Bill 531, also known as the Tennessee Reconnect Act, makes Tennessee the first state in the nation to offer all Tennessee adults without a degree access to community college tuition-free — and at no ...
  • Over Twenty Arrested So Far in Operation Spring Forward 04/13/2017 Yesterday a multi agency task force saw multiple arrests as part of the Campbell County Sheriff Department’s Operation Spring Forward. More arrests are expected today. Martin McMeans age 35 of La Follette for manufacture-deliver-sell of controlled substance was released on a $25,000 bond Dennis Ward age 54 of Caryville for manufacture-deliver-sell of controlled substance was released ...
  • Breaking News! Drug Round Up Currently Ongoing 04/12/2017 “Operation Spring Forward” 12 months long Undercover Narcotics Investigation Campbell County Sheriff Robbie K. Goins announced this morning another move forward in the war on drugs. “Operation Spring Forward” is a 12 months long undercover narcotics investigation that has yielded 30 Grand Jury indictments for the arrest of individuals who have allegedly sold drugs in various parts ...
  • Card And Chip Skimmer Found On Local ATM 04/10/2017 An ATM customer at the western branch of the Y-12 Federal Credit Union made a disturbing discovery Sunday. When the customer removed their card it caused a card and chip skimmer to come loose and fall off in his hand. The customer immediately went to the Campbell County Sheriff’s Department and filed a ...
  • Travelodge Fire Victim Dies 03/21/2017 Lilavatiben Vithalbhai Patel, the victim of the early Monday morning fire at Travelodge, has passed away. The 78 year old Patel suffered both second and third degree burns to the majority of her body in the fire at the Caryville motel. She was airlifted to the University of Tennessee Medical Center after a ...
  • The Travelodge Fire: What We Know So Far 03/21/2017 In the early morning hours of Monday emergency personnel were called to the Travelodge at 276 John McGhee Blvd in Caryville. A Caryville police officer put oout a fire that burned a 78 year old woman. She was airlifted by Lifestart to the University of Tennessee Medical Center. The woman was a relative ...
  • Taylor Indicted On Murder Charges 03/21/2017 Courtney Taylor has been indicted in the deaths of her family. A Grand Jury in Whitley County, Kentucky has indicted the 41 year old Taylor for three counts of capital murder and two counts wanton endangerment. In the preliminary hearing a detective testified that Taylor admitted to killing her husband 56 year old Larry Taylor ...
  • Caryville Police Issue Statement Regarding Weekend Shooting 03/16/2017 From the desk of Caryville Police Chief Brian Keeton. On 03/11/2017 approximately 9:52 am, Caryville Police along with deputies with the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to Truman Wilson’s residence at Elk Lake Lane in Caryville. Where Denny Wilson was shot by his father Truman Wilson. Denny Wilson was transported by air to ...
  • Former LaFollette Man Charged With Kidnapping And Child Rape 03/15/2017 A former LaFollette man and a pair of other men were indicted by the Anderson County Grand Jury on numerous charges. Brandon Campbell, 20 of Oak Ridge formerly of LaFollette, as well as Jacob Tate and Richard Howe have been indicted on charges of especially aggravated kidnapping, rape of a child, and aggravated sexual ...
  • Trio Goes Into State Custody After Violating Probation 03/15/2017 On March 6, 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 (TDOC) custody: Dusty B. Dipple, of Lafollette, had previously pled guilty to Attempted Aggravated Assault, and received a suspended sentence of 3 year supervised by TDOC. He ...
  • Trio Goes Into State Custody After Violating Probation 03/15/2017 On March 6, 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 (TDOC) custody: Dusty B. Dipple, of Lafollette, had previously pled guilty to Attempted Aggravated Assault, and received a suspended sentence of 3 year supervised by TDOC. He ...
  • Trio Goes Into State Custody After Violating Probation 03/15/2017 On March 6, 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 (TDOC) custody: Dusty B. Dipple, of Lafollette, had previously pled guilty to Attempted Aggravated Assault, and received a suspended sentence of 3 year supervised by TDOC. He ...
  • Trio Goes Into State Custody After Violating Probation 03/15/2017 On March 6, 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 (TDOC) custody: Dusty B. Dipple, of Lafollette, had previously pled guilty to Attempted Aggravated Assault, and received a suspended sentence of 3 year supervised by TDOC. He ...
  • High Speed Chase Leads To Arrest 03/10/2017 Deputy Brian Nelson must have thought he was going to make a standard reckless driving stop when he spotted a car driving erratically near White Oak. Instead he got a high speed chase in dangerous road conditions. Nelson chased the vehicle at speeds approaching 70 MPH on 25W. When the vehicle attempted to turn ...