Carter found not guilty

JACKSBORO, TN. (WLAF)- Last week,  Campbell County held its first criminal jury trial since the pandemic started in mid- March.

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Active COVID-19 case count stands at 36 in Campbell County

NASHVILLE, TN (WLAF) - As of Tuesday afternoon, the number of PCR positive tests for COVID-19 during the pandemic according to the Tennessee Department of Health is 465, and that includes 421 cases confirmed and probable in Campbell County (an increase of two since Monday).  Of the cases, 382 are inactive/recovered while 35 patients are recovering and three patients have died.  There have been 10,311 PCR Negative Tests in Campbell County.

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Last day to vote for the WLAF-Gray Insurance "Player of the Week"

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - It's time now to vote for the Cougar you think is this week's WLAF-Gray Insurance "Player of the Week" survey from Game Five of the season, Gibbs.   Vote HERE through Wednesday night at midnight for one of the three nominees. 

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Commodities to be distributed this morning in La Follette

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - ETHRA distributes USDA commodities this morning at the La Follette Community Center (former West La Follette School).  Commodities will be distributed during the hours of 8:30 am and noon or until the food is gone.

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Volunteers work to clean up Norris Lake

TOP PHOTO:  Hundreds of pounds of water logged Styrofoam were loaded onto a barge to haul to the shore.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - "It was a good turnout, and I'm really, really happy with it," said Campbell County Litter Control Officer Glennis Monday.  On Saturday, volunteers took part in a lake clean-up on Norris Lake above and below Powell Valley Marina, east of La Follette.

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Yager speaking to Lions Club next week

TOP PHOTO:  Sen. Ken Yager was a guest speaker last week at the South Campbell County Rotary Club.

NASHVILLE, TN (WLAF) - State Sen. Ken Yager (R-Kingston) will be visiting the Campbell County Lions Club and speaking to the members on Mon., Sept. 28  at 6:30pm.

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Community Prayer Gathering set for Saturday

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - A group of pastors has organized a special event for Saturday, Sept. 26, 9 am, a Community Prayer Gathering.  "In today's time, our community and nation need prayer," said Joey St. John.

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Tickets for Karns at Campbell football game are now on sale

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - Campbell hosts Karns in football on Thursday night in a 7pm kick-off at Dossett Stadium. 

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Casey Kasem features 1976 Saturday night at 7 pm on WLAF

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - The fun of Casey Kasem's American Top 40 The 70s trips back to the first week of fall in 1976 this weekend over WLAF radio.  The fun three hours of memories are brought to you by Maynard's Auto Parts, C & L Furniture and Petals of Grace Flowers and Gifts.

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'I'm very happy I did this' - Courtney Roach, new Habitat homeowner

TOP PHOTO:  Courtney Roach with help from her children Autym and Zachary snip the ribbon on their new home as La Follette Mayor Mike Stanfield and Habitat for Humanity President Zach Sheets share in the moment.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - Courtney Roach's Aunt Mary Brumitte made the suggestion, and Roach, with a little hesitation, took her up on it.  She applied for a Habitat for Humanity Home.  "It's exciting, said Roach, who has been in her new home for a little more than a month, and it was a little scary at first.  But I'm happy I did this."

WLAF's Charlie Hutson shares all of his photos HERE.

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Listen to the WLAF Trading Post on demand

Big Josh is your host of the WLAF Trading Post weekday mornings from 8 am until 9 am.  To play along, call 423.562.1450.  It's his radio version of E-Bay.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - Miss the WLAF Trading Post this morning?  Need a number from yesterday's WLAF Trading Post?  Listen HERE on demand.

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Lady Cougar Soccer is home today at 5:30. WATCH the game over WLAF.

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - Coach Bryan Horton's Lady Cougar Soccer team hosts the Scott Lady Highlanders this afternoon at 5:30 pm at Campbell High.  WLAF's Matthew Moore will be on hand for the live telecast.  Just click on the Lindsay's Carpet & Paint Center video player to watch the live action. 

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Commission revamps committees, Bruce re-elected chairman

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - The Campbell County Commission met in a lengthy in-person session Monday night at the courthouse, dealing with organizational issues, recognizing law enforcement agencies and saying "no thanks" to the Trump administration's payroll tax deferment option.  WATCH the meeting HERE on demand.

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Gibson guilty of stalking; will be sentenced Nov. 2

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - A Caryville man remains housed in the Campbell County Jail this morning awaiting sentencing after a Campbell County Criminal Court Jury found him guilty of three felony offenses; aggravated stalking, possession of a prohibited weapon and aggravated assault.

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