TOP PHOTO: Left to right are Walter Russell, Bill Bunch (Bill’s son Jim works at WLAF), Bob Coppack, Harry Cureton and Ray Sampley.

By Charlie Hutson

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – This is a group picture of the Tennessee State Troopers that were assigned to Campbell County in the 1960s. This photo was taken in front of the fairly new trooper office on Hwy 25W.

They broke ground on this site in March 1957, and in the 1990s this building was razed and the City of La Follette built LFD station # 2.  Years later, Harry Cureton served as sheriff of Campbell County with his last term ending in 1986. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 05/19/2022-6AM)