Today WLAF will look back at July, August and September.


TOP PHOTO:  Judge E. Shayne Sexton swears in the newly elected school board members.  L-R Ronnie Lasley, Crystal Creekmore, Faye Heatherly, Josh James and Jeffrey Miller


There was a brief scare around lunch time  at the La Follette Health Clinic next to Fazoli’s Restaurant.

To find out what happened visit HERE

Early Voting topped 5,000 early voters. To read the full story visit HERE

Two deaths stemmed from a domestic dispute in the county. The full story can be found HERE

Less than six months after being indicted and arrested on a string of drug charges, Marvin McGhee is headed for prison. the former teacher and one time stand out CCHS and college athlete agreed he was guilty of seven counts of sale of a schedule II controlled substance, seven counts of delivery of a schedule II controlled substance and one count of criminal conspiracy to sell schedule II controlled substances. McGhee’s story can be found HERE

Jennifer Orick was tapped to complete her late husband Mike’s term on the Campbell County Board of Education. At a  county commission meeting, Orick was unanimously voted-in to serve in her husband’s stead. The full story is HERE


After a  night of technical issues, WLAF brought the county full election coverage. In what was perhaps the two most watched races of the election, the incumbents went back into office. Sheriff Robbie Goins was elected to his third term in a 5,094 to 4,624 vote victory over challenger Jimmy Jeffries.  To see WLAF’s full election story HERE

Convicted murderess Monica Briggs saw her multi-prong appeal denied by the Tennessee Court of Appeals. For the full story HERE

National Night Out was a hit in La Follette. For the story and photos visit HERE

A lease between the City of La Follette and Tennova Healthcare gave more questions than answers. The full story is HERE

WLAF reached 1,000,000 views on the new website. To see the story visit HERE

Just as one election was over, another was in the works. The full story is HERE


Swearing-in day for newly elected county officials  took place at the county courthouse. To see photos and the full story visit HERE

Thirty-nine distinguished Tennessee College of Applied Technology -Jacksboro students were inducted into the National Technical Honor Society on Thursday, August 16, 2018. The full story is HERE

Eighth Judicial Criminal Court Judge  Shayne Sexton sentenced Marty Lynn Ray to 90 years in prison for child rape. To read more visit HERE

Five newly elected county commissioners were introduced to their new jobs by enduring a marathon commission workshop lasting well past 9 pm as the commission was introduced to the local efforts to combat the opioid crisis, as well as hearing the usual list of complaints concerning roads and misbehavior. The full story is HERE

The Lady Cougars had a winning night across multiple sports. To see how it went visit HERE

A four-car accident shutdown both lanes of traffic near Doyle’s Tire Shop. The complete story is HERE

The new Campbell County Board of Education met and lost no time in setting a new first by electing a chairwoman to lead the board’s meetings. Fifth District school board member Crystal Creekmore was selected by a vote of 7-3 to replace Clint Bane, who was defeated in his bid for re-election to the BOE in August.  To read more visit HERE

(WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 12/28/2018-6AM)