TOP PHOTO: Law enforcement officials met with members of the community along with local pastors in June of 2022 about mysterious letters left at some churches and other locations in Campbell County. The meeting was held at the First Baptist Church of Jacksboro.
JACKSBORO, TN (SPECIAL TO WLAF) – Last June, mysterious letters were left on the front doors of some churches here in Campbell County. A similar act is being repeated, according to officials with the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office.(more…)
LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – The fun of Casey Kasem’s American Top 40 The 70s trips back to June 10, 1978, Saturday night at 7 pm over WLAF radio. The fun three hours of memories are brought to you by Maynard’s Auto Parts and State Representative Dennis Powers.(more…)
LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – A generation of young men in the 1970s and 80s was dramatically influenced by Bob Kibler. Kibler, who passed away Thursday morning, for many years, served as a scoutmaster for Boy Scouts and leaves quite the legacy of developing young men.(more…)
TOP PHOTO: LUB was named the 2023 Business of the Year by the Campbell County Chamber of Commerce.
By Derrick Lee Anderson
LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – The 37th Annual Campbell County Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Banquet and Awards Dinner was held last night at the Ball Farm Event Center in LaFollette. The invocation was delivered by Lynn Ray while members of Classy Threads and Catering performed the National Anthem and also provided catering for the event.
WLAF’s Charlie Hutson shares his photo gallery HERE.(more…)
Jessica Patty and her father Bryan Patty of A-1 Shipping & Printing express their appreciation for being named the Chamber of Commerce New Business of the Year award at Thursday’s annual banquet.
By Charlotte Underwood
JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) – A-1 Shipping & Printing can handle all your shipping and printing needs! The Veteran owned and family operated business is now at its new location in Jacksboro in the former offices of Redus Chiropractic at The Pointe Shopping Center. The move comes with expanded services including a new t-shirt machine that does logos, according to Jessica Patty who runs the business, along with her dad Bryan Patty.
“The new location gave us lots more room, which we needed,” Jessica Patty said.(more…)
The award was presented Thursday night by the Campbell County Chamber of Commerce and Tourism
TOP PHOTO: Kenny Baird, general manager of La Follette Utilities Board, displays the Business of the Year award.
LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – “The Chamber of Commerce and Tourism 2023 “Business of the Year” is La Follette Utilities Board. The award was presented on Thursday evening during the chamber’s annual meeting and awards dinner held at the Ball Farm Event Center.
“It is truly an honor to have been chosen for this distinguished award,” said Kenny Baird, LUB general manager.(more…)
TOP PHOTO: The morning opens quietly in this 6am photo on Friday, June 9.
LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – Thanks to the genius of Todd Overbay and the late Frank Payne, the WLAF – Ben Rogers Building Camera is a reality and is now showing you live looks of Downtown La Follette. Terry’s Pharmacy is the sponsor for the WLAF – Ben Rogers Building Camera. Call 423.562.1450 or email firstname.lastname@example.org about showcasing your business on the new cam shot.
Connect HERE to watch anytime through the WATCH link on the black tab at the top of the WLAF website.(more…)
TOP PHOTO: Campbell Countian Caleb Leach stands in front of the Big Boy, the worlds largest steam locomotive, at Cheyenne, Wyoming.
By Charlotte Underwood
LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – A six year project came to a close for Campbell Countian Caleb Leach after he recently finished his 3D printed train model of the World’s largest steam locomotive, “Big Boy.” He also donated the train model to the Cheyenne Depot Museum in Wyoming; home of the real “Big Boy.”(more…)
By Charlotte Underwood
JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) – Teachers make a difference in their students lives each and every day. For many students, having a teacher who cares and goes that extra mile can be the difference in a successful education and graduation. We’ve all had that teacher who inspired us or helped in some way. That’s why WLAF and Eagle Tire Pros salute all of our hard working educators with a weekly feature.(more…)
JACKSBORO, TN. (WLAF)- It only took a Campbell County jury a few minutes to find Gladys Brock, 82, Clinton, not guilty of DUI (driving under the influence). Brock’s trial was held Friday.
In May 2022 Brock was stopped by police on Highway 116 in Caryville for poor driving and nearly striking another vehicle.(more…)
LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – “Beech Street is going to be paved from east to west,” said Stan Foust, Administrator for the City of La Follette.(more…)
LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – The City of La Follette’s fiscal year wraps up at the end of June, and city leaders are working toward finalizing the next year’s budget.(more…)