Wanted man Whaley is in custody at this hour

CARYVILLE, TN (WLAF) - A man who has been on the run from law enforcement since Sunday afternoon is in custody at this hour.  Right at 3:30 am on Tuesday morning is when authorities placed 24-year old Cody Whaley under arrest.

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#Team Jack is coming together. Join in.

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - Larry and Colby Byrge have created a sharp looking orange T-Shirt for you to wear at Friday's night's Campbell home and season opening football game in support of Jack Price.

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Arrangements set for Sarge Collins

JELLICO, TN (WLAF) - Former long time school board member J.L. "Sarge" Collins passed away early Saturday morning at Beech Tree Manor at Jellico. 

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Lunch time downtown wreck snarls traffic

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – The drivers of a van and a sedan walked away from a scary looking wreck in the heart of La Follette this afternoon at 12:05 pm.

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CCHS Student Body "Backs Jack"

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - Lisa Bolton's Yearbook Class created this poster (ABOVE) for students to sign in support of Jack and the Price Family.

The plan is for the banner to be laminated and given to the Price Family.

(WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED - 08/19/2019-11:30AM-PHOTO COURTESY OF WLAF'S MATTHEW MOORE)

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Smith pleads guilty to a myriad of sex crimes

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) -  Everette Lee Smith has pleaded guilty to 63 exploitation charges.

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Car accident sends one person out by med chopper

A man was cut out of this car and flown to a Knoxville hospital.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - Around 5 pm Sunday afternoon, crews were dispatched to Gen. Carl Stiner Hwy and Fincastle Rd, just east of Big O's Git-n-Go, in response to a two-vehicle accident.

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Wear your orange for Jack on Friday night

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - Friday night is an "Orange Out on the Hill for Jack."  Everyone is encouraged to wear  orange to show  support for Jack and the Price Family at Friday night's home and season opener at 7:30 pm when Cocke County comes to town.  (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED - 08/19/2019-6AM)

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Whaley is still on the loose this morning

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) -UPDATE:  Jacksboro Police Detective Cody Chapman and other law enforcement agencies are asking for your help this morning as they look for a wanted man.  Cody Ray Whaley, wanted for theft, vandalism and felony escape, was last seen Sunday afternoon wearing camouflage shorts and a white T-shirt.  If you have any information regarding Whaley's whereabouts, you are encouraged to call JPD at 423.562.8095.

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75-year old man injured in motorcycle wreck

CARYVILLE, TN (WLAF) – Reports coming in to WLAF are that a motorcycle driven by a 75-year old man blew a tire and wrecked on Sunday afternoon between the Caryville exits.

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Jakes Day is Saturday at the Ball Farm Event Center

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – Registration is full for Saturday’s Jakes Day.  Those who registered are accepted and will take part in a fun day tomorrow at the Ball Farm Event Center.

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Cougars win Jamboree over A-E 13 to 6

Cougar fans come out to cheer on their Cougars Friday night at Neyland Stadium

 

KNOXVILLE, TN (WLAF) - The Campbell County Cougars are riding home tonight with a win on the bus after defeating Austin-East 13 to 6 in the KOC Kick-Off Classic at Neyland Stadium.

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WATCH the Cougars dress rehearsal this evening at Neyland Stadium HERE

TOP PHOTO:  WLAF’s Matthew Moore is ready to send you the action of the Cougars this evening live from Neyland Stadium.

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - The Cougars are  close to pulling  back  the curtain on their 2019 football season.  Their dress rehearsal is this evening at 6:30 pm at Neyland Stadium at Knoxville.  CCHS takes on Austin-East, and WLAF's B & M Tires Sports Network will be there broadcasting the game live for you.  WATCH HERE.

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Law enforcement searching for an armed man in a pick-up

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - Law enforcement officials are on the look out this afternoon for a man, armed with a gun, driving a dark blue Ford F-350 Truck.  Reports are that the man assaulted another person in the Glade Springs Community and drove off in the truck. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED - 08/16/2019-2:45PM)

 

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