Isolated strong storms through early evening
When thunder roars, go indoors.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – Isolated strong storms are expected through early evening. The main concern will be localized heavy rainfall, lightning, and strong gusty winds up to 45 mph.

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Take a live look at Downtown La Follette on demand
Saturday morning, June 25, 2022, in Downtown La Follette

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 jim@1450wlaf.com about showcasing your business on the new cam shot.

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One person dies from injuries in south La Follette wreck

TOP PHOTO: Police say this 2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer hit a utility pole on South Claiborne Road late Friday afternoon.

The driver of this Chevy Trailblazer had to be extracted.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – One person died late Friday afternoon from injuries sustained in a single-vehicle accident in south La Follette according to reports from the La Follette Police Department.

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Amy’s mom has reached that magical age we never leave; 39

TOP PHOTO: Today is Kathy Walker’s birthday.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – Amy Huckaby celebrates her mother Kathy today on her special birthday. Happy Birthday to you, Kathy Walker!

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WLAF features 1973 Saturday & Sunday nights with Casey Kasem

TOP PHOTO: Saturday night at 7pm and Sunday night at 8pm, over WLAF, the late legendary Casey Kasem counts down the top songs of the week ending June 30, 1973.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – The fun of Casey Kasem’s American Top 40 The 70s trips back to June 30, 1973, Saturday night at 7pm and Sunday night at 8pm over WLAF radio. The fun three hours of memories are brought to you by Maynard’s Auto Parts and State Representative Dennis Powers.

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Sun, clouds, 70s for Saturday’s “Cars & Coffee” at Coolidge FBC

COOLIDGE, TN (WLAF) – Saturday is the fourth Saturday of the month and Coolidge First Baptist Church is hosting its second “Cars & Coffee” of the season.

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Man flown out after rollover wreck into Cove Creek
One person was extracted from this pick-up truck that landed in Cove Creek.

RED ASH, TN (WLAF) – A late morning single-vehicle wreck sent one man to the hospital by way of a medical helicopter.

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Don Cross Fireworks is WLAF’s business of the week

TOP PHOTO: Don Cross Fireworks in Caryville is WLAF’s Business of the Week.

By Charlotte Underwood    

CARYVILLE, TN (WLAF) – This week’s featured business is Don Cross Fireworks in Caryville. Don has 40 years in the fireworks business and everything is on sale for the Fourth of July! 

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Cost of living raises coming to City of LaFollette employees

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – Yesterday afternoon, the LaFollette City Council met to discuss the budget for the 2022-23 fiscal year.

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Coach Justin Price pleased with Cougars 7-on-7 with Oneida

TOP PHOTO: Cougars Will Lester (left) and Landon Hensley are set for another play in Thursday’s scrimmage with Oneida.

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) – When the Campbell Cougars hosted Oneida last June, starting quarterback Hunter White was out of town when the 7-on-7 scrimmage was scheduled on the fly. Quarterbacking was then left up to freshman signal caller Landon Hensley. Yesterday morning on Reynolds Field, it was Hensley, the sophomore quarterback, leading the way for the Cougars again.

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Morton works to keep Cougars healthy

TOP PHOTO: Karen Morton preps fluids for her Cougar Football players during Thursday’s scrimmage with Oneida.

Come August, Karen Morton begins her eighth season as Campbell High’s athletic trainer.

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) – As the summer sun beat down on Reynolds Field late Thursday morning, Campbell High Athletic Trainer Karen Morton was keeping an eye on her Cougars making sure they kept hydrated during their 7-on-7 scrimmage with Oneida.

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Fulky’s 40 finish a fun week of basketball camp at LMS

TOP PHOTO: Former Vol John “Fulky” Fulkerson asked campers at the La Follette Middle School girls basketball camp if anyone didn’t know him. One camper raised her hand.

Edynn Jinkens and Millie Mardis, behind the big fan, cool off during a water break at basketball camp.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – Thoughts of how hot it was on King Court vanished for 40 campers when former Tennessee Vol John “Fulky” Fulkerson entered the gym at La Follette Middle School on Thursday evening. The man who had the the most basketball game appearances in the history of Tennessee and SEC Basketball, 165, made his second trip to La Follette this month.

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Outdated license plate leads to multiple charges for Hatmaker

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – Being attentive ended with an arrest for Campbell County Sheriff’s Deputy Dakota Williams last week. Williams was patrolling on Glade Springs Road when he saw a Chevy pick-up truck with a license plate displayed at an angle with only one screw securing it to the vehicle. He also noticed the registration was expired from July 2019. Williams was attempting to make a traffic stop when the driver of the pick-up stopped abruptly in the middle of the roadway, according to a report from the sheriff’s office.

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Chamber of Commerce hosts luncheon for local media
Left to right are Rebekah Wasson, Rayma Daugherty, Debbie Petree, Missy Tackett, Robby O’Daniel, Susan Miller, Charlotte Underwood, Pat Pebley, Nancy Green, Gail Stanley and J.T. Russell

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) – The Campbell County Chamber of Commerce and Tourism hosted the local media on Wednesday at its offices at Jacksboro.

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