Casey Kasem features 1976 Saturday night 7pm - 10pm on WLAF

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - The fun of Casey Kasem's American Top 40 The 70s trips back to June 19, 1976, Saturday night at 7 pm over WLAF radio.  The fun three hours of memories are brought to you by Maynard's Auto Parts, Petals of Grace Flowers and Gifts and State Representative Dennis Powers.

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Cove Lake 5K goes to Cooper at Cove Lake State Park

"I was shooting for 16:00 or under, and I just missed it," said Gavin Cooper. Cooper, from Jacksboro, finished with a first place time of 16:01.

CARYVILLE, TN (WLAF) - This morning's Cove Lake 5K was claimed by former Cougar Gavin Cooper.

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Judy's Grocery under new ownership

Charline Brewer and her brother Richard Goins purchased Judy's Grocery in March.

By Charlotte Underwood

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - Judy's Grocery and Deli is WLAF's business of the week. The long-time local bait, tackle and deli staple was purchased by Richard Goins and his sister Charline Brewer in March when it went up for auction.

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Public hearing on La Follette's new budget

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - The City of La Follette will host a public hearing on Thursday, June 24, 4 pm at city hall. The public hearing is for public comments on the 2021-22 budget.

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Low Income Energy Assistance available through LIHEAP

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - The East Tennessee Human Resource Agency (ETHRA) is currently accepting applications for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) to assist with electric or fuel costs.

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Cove Lake 5K is tomorrow

CARYVILLE, TN (WLAF) - The annual Cove Lake 5K race is coming to Cove Lake State Park Saturday.

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La Follette Library now has Chromebooks and hot spots

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - La Follette Public Library Director Nancy Green has announced the library has new additions.

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Update to county's June calendar

JACKSBORO, TN (SPECIAL TO WLAF) - The June calendar has been updated.

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35th annual chamber banquet held

Knox County Mayor Glen Jacobs was the guest speaker at the Campbell County Chamber of Commerce banquet on Thursday evening.

By Charlotte Underwood   

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - The 35th annual Campbell County Chamber of Commerce meeting and banquet was held Thursday evening at the Ball Event Center. This year's event celebrated the "resilience of the business community," according to chamber director Missy Tackett. 

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Yager and Powers announce $900,000 grant for La Follette

WLAF's Jim Freeman (left) and Senator Ken Yager laugh as Representative Dennis Powers tells a tale back in a 2013 visit to WLAF.

NASHVILLE, TN (SPECIAL TO WLAF) - State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) and State Representative Dennis Powers (R-Jacksboro) announced today that the city of La Follette will receive a $901,930 Multimodal Access Grant from the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT).  The grant will fund improvements to SR-9 from Old Jacksboro Hwy. to 5th Street, including construction of sidewalks and crosswalks.

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It's a "day on the beech"... Beech Street, that is, for the Fox sisters

Katelynn (left) and Crosslyn Fox, sisters, welcome you by their lemonade stand.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - Chips, animal cookies, candy, and, of course, the drink of summer, lemonade, are all on sale at the Fox sisters lemonade stand on West Beech Street next to the Co-op.

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Tiffany Logsdon is WLAF's teacher of the week

By Charlotte Underwood 

PUBLISHER'S NOTE: If there was ever a testimony on the power of a teacher, a parent and a school system, today's feature is it. Thank you, Tiffany Logsdon, and to all those of you who teach, have taught and aspire to teach like my granddaughter - Jim Freeman

HABERSHAM, TN (WLAF) - Wynn Elementary's Tiffany Logsdon is WLAF's teacher of the week. She teaches fourth and fifth grade math and science and has been a teacher in Campbell County for nine years. 

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Riggs' attempt to hide narcotics proves unsuccessful

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - While trying to serve an active arrest warrant on a person who fled inside Eddie Ray Riggs Long Hollow Road home, Campbell County Sheriff's Det. David Wormsley searched Riggs.

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La Follette has rare full time career opportunity

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - The City of La Follette has a full time opening in its public works department.

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