Powers applauds major disaster declaration for Campbell & Union Counties

State Representative Dennis Powers (R-Jacksboro) today applauded the federal government’s announcement that Governor Lee’s request for a major disaster declaration for 56 counties impacted by February’s severe weather event — including Campbell and Union Counties — has been approved.

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There's a bear over there

Thanks to one of our faithful WLAF readers for sharing this photo of a bear spotted here in Campbell County (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED - 04/24/2019-8AM)

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Barbe tells police, ‘I’ll be honest. I was going to kill her.’

Afternoon traffic onlookers witnessed a bizarre event unfold on Monday afternoon around 3 pm. 

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Keep the Woodson memories coming

This photo is of a young George Hooks at the old Woodson's.  Hooks is still at the former Woodson building as the manager of IGA.

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UPDATE: Five agencies work meth, weapons case in quiet neighborhood

One arrest was made when a La Follette Police led event took officers and multiple agencies to a side apartment at La Follette Gardens around 6 pm on Tuesday. 

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Next commodity distribution is September

There was not a March USDA Commodity distribution in Campbell County.  And there will not be one in June, according to an official with ETHRA.

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Gem City Clean-Up Day is set

The City of Jellico holds its annual “Gem City Clean-up” next month.

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Five agencies work meth, weapons case in quiet neighborhood

The La Follette Police Department’s Drug Unit and Special Response Team was the lead agency in this evening’s visit to an apartment in a traditionally quiet La Follette neighborhood. 

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Powers bill is headed to the governor’s desk

State Representative Dennis Powers (top photo) just contacted WLAF to announced that HB 70 - The Virtual Public Schools Act passed this morning. 

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Clean-Up Week is underway in La Follette

Sunshine, warm temps and plenty of elbow grease got La Follette's Clean-Up Week off to a great start on Monday.

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Former LaFollette ‘pain management’ staff indicted

A LaFollette clinic that drew concern and has since shut down appears to have been a pay as you go opioid mill.

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Valley View is the L.E.A.D. national “School of the Month”

The April 2019 L.E.A.D. publication features Valley View Elementary School as its “School of the Month.” 

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Have you tried Purity Products?

Have you tried Purity Products?  Purity is a thriving nutritional supplement company based right here in the USA. 

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Theft triggers troubles for pair of La Follette women

The call to police of a suspected shoplifter from the Murphy gas station clerk was only the beginning of troubles for a couple of Campbell County women.

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