CCHS lockdown lifted after nearly two hours

TOP PHOTO:  CCSO Corporal Travis Bostic and K-9 Santo sweep a classroom.


JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - The Campbell County High School went on lockdown for nearly two hours this morning.  K-9 Units from the Loudon County Sheriff's Office and the Clinton Police Department assisted the Campbell County Sheriff's Office in a K-9 sweep of the school.


CCHS Counseling Department hosts special activity on Wednesday

L-R: Diana Thomason, Kyra Pierce, Casey Bale, Melissa Perkins, Beverly Nance, Katherine Ayers, Courtney Vinsant, Sharon Shepherd.

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) – September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. On Wednesday, the Counseling Department at Campbell County High School hosted an activity for Suicide Prevention Awareness.


Drug investigation leads to sexual exploitation of a minor charges

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) – What started out as a drug investigation on Wednesday afternoon led to lots more.  Investigators with the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit, the Jacksboro Police Department and the CCSO Special Weapons and Tactics Team executed a search warrant at a home across the street from the sheriff’s office on Main Street at Jacksboro.


Food give-a-way and clothes give-a-way is Friday

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - The La Follette Church of God is hosting  a food and clothes give-a-way on Friday at the church across from the high school.


Chamber Coffee was this morning

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - The latest Campbell County Chamber of Commerce "Chamber Coffee" was this morning.  WLAF's Ann Rutherford was there and shares her photos.


Dilbeck pulls out in front of deputy's cruiser, goes to jail

CARYVILLE, TN (WLAF) - Jon Travis Dilbeck was booked into jail for the 18th time on Saturday, according to jail records.


LHS Best of Times V dates are set

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - It's been almost 20 years since the inaugural La Follette High School "Best of Times" reunion was held.  Dates have been set for the fifth  event coming in the spring of 2020.


Cougar Superlatives for Game Four

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) – At the conclusion of Friday night’s Campbell High football game, a 35 to 13 Homecoming win over Seymour, the Campbell County Chamber of Commerce “Players of the Game” were selected by the WLAF – B & M Tires Sports Network Crew. 


Owls get first new goal posts since 1954

VERY TOP PHOTO:  The new south goal post is in place at the La Follette Middle School football field.

PHOTO ABOVE:  The north goal post did not come down until Wednesday morning. (PHOTO COURTESY OF DEWAYNE KITTS)

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - The Owls have new goal posts on their football field.  Wednesday afternoon is when crews with Campbell County Schools finished up taking down the old goal posts and putting up the new ones.


Price presented with T-shirt check

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - Campbell Head Football Coach Justin Price was presented with a check for more than $6,800 on Wednesday morning.


Jacksboro man charged with 17 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor

Sheriff Robbie Goins (green shirt) praised CCSO and JPD investigators on the way they conducted the investigation.

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - Main Street at Jacksboro near the Campbell County Sheriff's Office was blocked off for a while Wednesday afternoon as traffic was diverted.  Just before 4 pm,  a search warrant was executed as sheriff's investigators and the Special Weapons and Tactics team of the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office as well as officers of the Jacksboro Police Department converged on a home.


WLAF's Charlie Hutson shares lane shift look from EAGLE I

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - WLAF's Charlie Hutson shares the full up top view of the lane shift and soon to be bridge constuction site in downtown La Follette.


Walden headed for prison

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - On September 3, 2019 Campbell Criminal Court Judge E. Shayne Sexton found the following individual in violation of their supervised release and remanded them to Tennessee Department of Corrections (TDOC) custody:


Ambulance makes its way through lane shift this morning

An ambulance running emergency traffic appeared to make its way through rush hour traffic without much trouble at 7:45 AM on Wednesday morning.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - The lane shift is in place this morning through downtown La Follette.  East bound travelers face the biggest shift which is to the left while it's not quite as much of a change for those travelers heading west toward Jacksboro.


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