LC Fire Chief laid to rest today

Units from the La Follette (left) and Oak Ridge Fire Departments were part of Saturday's ceremony.

LAKE CITY, TN (WLAF) - Firefighters from around the region gathered to pay tribute to Lake City Fire Chief Ronnie Spitzer this afternoon.


Casey Kasem features 1972 Saturday night 7pm - 10pm on WLAF

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - The fun of Casey Kasem's American Top 40 The 70s trips back to January 1972, Saturday night at 7 pm over WLAF radio.  The fun three hours of memories are brought to you by Maynard's Auto Parts, Petals of Grace Flowers and Gifts and State Representative Dennis Powers.


Two separate ATV wrecks send riders out by med choppers

ROYAL BLUE, TN (WLAF) - Saturday afternoon saw two separate ATV wrecks here in Campbell County.


Active COVID-19 cases drop to 249; 15 new cases

NASHVILLE, TN (WLAF) - Here is the latest COVID-19 information for Campbell County as of Saturday afternoon from the State of Tennessee Department of Health.


Teen driver behind the wheel in Friday wreck

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) – This morning, the Tennessee Highway Patrol released the accident report from a single-car wreck that happened around 1pm on Friday afternoon just off River Road.


Watch today's CCHS at Clinton games live on WLAF starting at 4 pm

CLINTON, TN (WLAF) – The WLAF-Doyle's Tire Shop Network brings you live coverage of Campbell Basketball today beginning at 4 pm. CCHS visits district foe Clinton at Lockard Gym. Today's games continue a stretch of seven games in 12 days for CCHS. CLICK on the WLAF - Lindsay's Carpet & Paint Center video player to watch the games live.


St. John's funeral procession spans nearly four city blocks

WLAF's Charlie Hutson shares the view from near 4th Street looking back into La Follette as cruisers with the Campbell County Sheriff's Department led the procession.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - Family and friends bid farewell to Howard St. John this afternoon as the sun shined down on the funeral procession that trekked from the La Follette Church of God to Davis Chapel.


Med chopper flies out injured child

TOP PHOTO: This Nissan Versa hit a tree head on Friday afternoon.

Three people were injured in a Friday afternoon wreck.

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - A man, a girl and two-year old boy sustained serious injuries in a single-car wreck Friday afternoon not far from the Mt. Zion Methodist Church.


St. John's services are today

TOP PHOTO: Howard St. John was a United States Air Force veteran serving from 1961-1969 advancing to Staff Sergeant, Communications Center Supervisor in charge of safeguarding classified information. 

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - Friends and family of Howard St. John will pay their respects later today at the La Follette Church of God. St. John passed away Tuesday morning.


'I sure thought a lot of Howard' - Kenny Baird

LUB General Manager Kenny Baird (left) with Chairman of the LUB Board Howard St. John.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - Bad news travels fast. Sad news travels faster. The sad news of the passing of Howard St. John came in to WLAF early on Tuesday morning.


'We can win if we stop just one guy, Howard St. John' - George Wilson

CARYVILLE, TN (WLAF) - George Wilson recalls it was his 8th grade year at Caryville Elementary, 1956. The Cardinals were headed to Valley View to play the Bobcats in basketball.


Camelot offering online foster parenting classes and T-shirts

JACKSBORO, TN  (WLAF) - The need for foster parents is at an all time high and with current COVID-19 restrictions, having classes in person isn't allowed. So instead, people who want to become Camelot foster parents can take the classes from the comfort of their homes.


St. John was always making sport of me

TOP PHOTO: Left to right - Henry Carter, George Spickard, Howard St. John, Bob Childress at the La Follette High School Class of 1961 40th reunion.

By Jim Freeman

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - Since I moved back to town about ten years ago, Howard St. John regularly would rib me about running for mayor. It never failed. Wherever I saw him, he was making sport of me about running for mayor of La Follette or was telling others that I was running.


Queen of Bear Wallow turns 101 years old today

TOP PHOTO: Her real name is Anna Smith though you may know her best at The Queen of Bear Wallow.

CARYVILLE, TN (WLAF) - The Queen of Bear Wallow turns 101 years old today!


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