• The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission Holds First Meeting Of 2021 01/22/2021
    The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission heard a preliminary 2020-21 deer harvest, a chronic wasting disease (CWD) report, and status of the lake sturgeon restoration project during its first meeting of the year which concluded Friday. The statewide deer harvest currently stands at 159,935, a 20 percent increase from the 2019-20 season. The total is a ...
  • Baseball Legend Hank Aaron Passes Away 01/22/2021
    Hammerin’ Hank Aaron was an icon in major league baseball. He broke Babe Ruth’s home run record in April of 1974. He stared out in the Negro League with the Indianapolis Clowns, where he was a World Series Champion. He was then a member of the Braves, first in Milwaukie and later ...
  • Governor Bill Lee’s Executive Order 74 Continues To Restrict Sporting Events 01/20/2021
    As his Executive Order 70 was set to expire Governor Bill Lee issued Executive Order 74. As long as this order remains in place cheerleaders, dance teams and bands will continue to be prohibited from participating in games. This order also states that student athletes who are involved in the games, the student athlete’s parents/guardians ...
  • CCHS Sweeps Karns. 01/18/2021
    The Lady Cougars absolutely dominated the Lady Beavers last night, winning 73-31 after sinking a possible school record 18 3 pointers. Izzy Profitt (15pts) and Cora Browning (14pts) drained 4 each, while Bailey Gillum, Lilli Slover and Kayleigh Jordan dropped 3 each of their own on the evening. Browning, Proffitt and Gillum’s 17 1st ...
  • Cougars/Lady Cougars Split with Red Devils. 01/13/2021
    The Campbell County basketball squads welcomed visiting Halls to John R.W. Brown gymnasium last night for what turned into two thrilling battles. Unfortunately only one went the way CCHS fans wanted. The Lady Cougars and Lady Red Devils battled their way through a close first half that saw a 26-26 halftime score. However the third ...
  • Info Sought on Elk Poaching Incident; Reward Offered. 01/04/2021
    The TWRA is seeking information regarding an elk poached on the North Cumberland WMA last year. A sizable reward has been offered. From the TWRA. REWARD OFFERED FOR INFORMATION REGARDING ELK POACHED ON NORTH CUMBERLAND WMA A $2,500 reward is being offered for information leading to the conviction of the person(s) responsible for an elk poached on the ...
  • Allen Named 5A All-State. 01/04/2021
    Cougar junior running back Colton “C.J.” Allen has been named to the All-State team in class 5A. The junior running back/defensive back was named to the team as one of the best athletes in 5A football in Tennessee. Allen led the Cougars in rushing yards, touchdowns scored and interceptions on the season. He scored touchdowns ...
  • Governor Lee’s Executive Order 70 Tightens Attendance Requirements At Sporting Events 12/22/2020
    Governor Bill Lee’s latest executive order sets new guidelines for attendance of school sporting events. While the TSSAA already had rules in place requiring temperature checks, mask requirements, and social distancing guidelines this takes things a step further. As long as executive order 70 is in effect bands, cheerleaders, and dance teams will not ...
  • Vols Bowl Game Cancelled. 12/21/2020
    After Sunday testing revealed Coach Jeremy Pruitt has Covid-19, Tennessee has opted out of playing West Virginia in the Liberty Bowl New Years Eve in Memphis. From UTAD. After receiving Sunday’s COVID-19 test results, the University of Tennessee football program has paused all team activities and will be unable to compete in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl. The ...
  • TWRA Offering Free Online Hunter Safety Class 12/16/2020
    The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is offering a free online option to complete Tennessee Hunter Education. The National Rifle Association (NRA) course can be completed online with no in-person portion required. The NRA online course found on the TWRA Hunter Education web page at https://www.tn.gov/twra/hunting/hunter-education.html allows Tennessee students (ages 9 and up), who satisfactorily complete ...
  • Jellico Football Earns Multiple All Region Honors 12/09/2020
    Jellico Football was well represented in the All Region lists. Joseph Paul repeated as Offensive Back of the Year. Paul had an incredible stat line with 2,026 Passing Yards, 400 Yards Rushing, 23 Passing touchdowns and 9 Rushing touchdowns,280 Passing Attempts with 152 Completions. His quarterback rating was 128.4. He set multiple single season ...
  • Multitude of Cougars Make All-Region. 12/09/2020
    The Campbell County Cougars had 7 members on the All Region Team. One player on the Academic All Region Team and five additional players named Honorable Mention. Congratulations to all these Cougar athletes. All Region: Makyle Shepard Will Lester Desmond Gilbert CJ Allen Jadon White Hunter White Mason Shanks Academic: Thomas Johnson Honorable Mention: Carson Meade Devon Jones Calob Osborne Cahron Williams Wyatt Sharp
  • TWRA Winter Trout Stoking Program Underway 12/07/2020
    The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has begun its 2020-21 winter trout stocking schedule. TWRA plans to release approximately 75,000 rainbow trout into Tennessee waters through March. The program provides numerous close to home trout fishing opportunities for anglers during the winter months. These fisheries also provide a great opportunity to introduce children or first-time anglers to ...
  • Campbell County High School Sets Basketball Attendance Guidelines 12/07/2020
  • Faulkner and Roberts Win Big on Norris. 12/06/2020
    Cougar fishing had another big day Saturday on Norris Lake in the Brandon Card High School Tournament. This time courtesy of Junior Riley Faulkner and Sophomore Blake Roberts. The pair netted 13.1 pounds for 1st place and Faulkner landed a 4.15 pounder to take home the big fish prize. Cougar fishing continues to produce ...
  • Coalfield Football Coach Keith Henry Passes Away 12/05/2020
    According to a statement from Coalfield School Athletic Director Shawn Basler the school’s head football coach Keith Henry has passed away. Coach Henry has coached the Yellowjackets for 12 years. This season the Yellowjackets, under the tutelage and leadership of Coach Henry, finished the regular season undefeated. Their season ended in the ...
  • Snodgrass Commits To Play Basketball At Johnson University 12/03/2020
    Former Lady Cougar and current King’s Academy Lady Lion Raley Snodgrass will be playing basketball on the next level. She has committed to becoming a Lady Royal of Johnson University. When asked about how she came to choose Johnson University Snodgrass said, “I chose Johnson because when I went to visit it just felt like ...
  • Campbell County Middle School Fishing Team Shows Spirit Of Thanksgiving 11/26/2020
    The Campbell County Middle School Fishing Team accomplishes much to be proud of. Week in and week out they have successful tournaments. Often the team will take the majority of the top places in whatever tournament they are fishing. Now as the holiday season truly kicks off they have done something even more special ...
  • Vols Lose; Pruitt Sets Record. 11/22/2020
    For the first time since Tennessee started playing football in 1891, Tennessee has lost five football games in a row by a double digit point total. Overall it’s the first time Tennessee has lost 5 games in a row by any margin in 32 years. Quarterback Jarrett Guarantano started the game after speculation regarding Harrison Bailey ...
  • Chadwell On Watch List For Bear Bryant Coach Of The Year 11/18/2020
    Jamey Chadwell has led the Chanticleers of Coastal Caroline to an outstanding season. The team is undefeated, the top team in the Sun Belt Conference, and is currently ranked 15th in the nation. Now he is on the watch list for one of the highest coaching honors there is, the Bear Bryant Coach of ...