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Seventeen indictments handed down

Indictments were handed down on Wednesday afternoon this week.  Charges have a wide range from possession of a firearm during the commission of a dangerous felony to a fourth offense DUI to aggravated child abuse and neglect in a child under 8 years of age.


Man uses TV as weapon

Witnesses wake up to domestic disturbance. On Sunday at around 1 am, Campbell County Sherriff’s Deputy Dakota Williams responded to a home on HW Coal Road, Caryville.  He was responding to a call about an active domestic disturbance.


Good time had by all at Chamber Coffee

A healthy crowd attended Thursday's Campbell County Chamber of Commerce Coffee.  Peoples Bank of the South hosted at its main office in downtown La Follette.


Saturday is Open House at Top Fitness

A new fitness center opens Monday.  However, Top Fitness hosts an Open House on Saturday from 8 am until 1 pm, and you’re invited.


Man alleges he swerved to miss a deer and wrecked

A vehicle crashed on West Sudenny Road, LaFollette on Tuesday around 8 am, and Campbell County Sheriff’s Corporal Gary Jeffers responded to the call. Before Jeffers could get the scene, he was notified by dispatch that the driver had left the scene and appeared to be intoxicated. When he arrived, he found a black Mazda Miata registered to Pedro Hernandez over an embankment.


UPDATE: Orick to serve 120 days

UPDATE:   Former pastor Jimmy Orick has been sentenced for the crimes he committed against a young girl that was living in his home. Appearing before Judge Don Elledge, the Circuit Court Judge in Anderson County appointed to hear his case, Orick was sentenced to 120 days in jail and four years on probation. He must register as a sexual offender and wear an ankle monitor for the first 90 days of his probation, according to court records. Along with this, Orick must pay $10,000 in fines. Orick is slated to report to jail on May 2 at 9 am. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED - 04/18/2019-10:30AM)

Jimmy Orick (top photo) will be sentenced later this morning for a multitude of sexually related charges involving a teen girl he took into his home.


Vote was 97 - 0 in favor of the Release Time Bill

State Representative Dennis Powers  presented the Release Time Bill Thursday morning at  the state capitol. 


Change in traffic results in 14 minutes to dismiss school

"It went great!  Record time," said Campbell County High School Principal Jamie Wheeler.


Property reappraisals will arrive this week

Property reappraisals will be mailed out this week.


Fishin’, findin’, fun- all in a school day’s work

The jury is still out on who had the most fun Wednesday at the Ball Farm during Valley View Elementary School’s Kindergarten Field Trip.  VVES Principal Jason Dotson and student Landon Maiden are running neck and neck on the fun’o -meter.

TOP PHOTO:  Hutson Carta shows off his catch


Arnold's proclamation is presented

Ronnie Arnold's state proclamation arrived on Friday delivered by State Representative Dennis Powers.  Powers put the proclamation in motion months back, and it was officially completed last week.


SC Road paving likely to finish today

If all goes as planned, the paving project, decades in the making, will likely conclude the paving phase on Stinking Creek Road later today. 


Robbins charged with DUI

Brittany Robbins was found on Lakewood Road at Jacksboro passed out inside in a vehicle last Friday evening.


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