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Wreck on the four lane at Towe String Road; one injured, traffic snarled

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – Wet roads and a light rain were the conditions when two cars collided under the Towe String Road stop light on the four lane just before 1pm Sunday. One person, in the dark colored car, was injured. La Follette bound traffic was funneled into one lane. As a result, traffic was backed up for a couple of miles. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 07/03/2022-1:30PM)
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A week-ago LPD arrest leads to Friday morning collar on N. 13th St.

TOP PHOTO: La Follette Police place Rodney Allen Partin, blue shirt, in handcuffs. “Partin’s going to jail today,” said LPD Det.-Sgt. Matthew Forsyth. LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – Last week, La Follette Police arrested Randy Partin on multiple drug charges. See the related story HERE. Around daybreak Friday morning, the La Follette Narcotics Unit and Special Response Team raided the home where Partin’s father was located; 506 North 13th Street. The elder Partin, Rodney Allen, was the main target in today’s narcotics search warrant execution according to Detective-Sergeant Matthew Forsyth, and he was placed under arrest.
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Pyro Shows getting ready for tonight’s big fireworks show

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – Pyro Shows began early on Saturday morning getting ready for tonight’s big 4th of July fireworks show. The sky show begins at dark and will be launched from behind Bojangles near Woodson Mall. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 07/02/2022-10AM-PHOTO COURTESY OF WLAF’S CHARLIE HUTSON)
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Happy 4th of July. Thanks, Pyro Shows.

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – WLAF’s Charlie Hutson shares some of the beauty of Pyro Shows Saturday night sky show with us on this 4th of July. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 07/04/2022-6AM)
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There are heroes among us: H.R. Douglas of the U.S. Army

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – As I sat and listened, I kept thinking how does he remember all of these stories, these details? He’s talking like it happened this morning. A couple of days later, it hit me. Everything is so vivid, because a part of H.R. Douglas never really left the jungles of Vietnam.
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Sunday night fire destroys home in La Follette

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – The call of a house fire came in to La Follette Dispatch Sunday night at 10:02. Firefighters with the La Follette Fire Department responded to the fire on North 14th Street, near the La Follette Medical Center. It was reported that the home was 75% engulfed upon arrival.
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Independence Day festivities set for Monday in Middlesboro

This Fourth of July, the city of Middlesboro will be hosting their Independence Day celebration at the civic center. Mayor Rick Nelson said the community picnic will be making a return from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., with fireworks beginning at 9:30 p.m. “We’ll have hot dogs and chips, watermelon,...
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Obituary for Christine Hammons (1932-2022)

Barbourville, Ky. – Christine Hammons, 90, passed away June 30, 2022. Christine was the daughter of Wiley Hammons and Mattie McDonald Hammons born to them on February 11, 1932, in Bailey Switch, Knox County, Kentucky. Christine had a strong Christian faith. She loved people, especially her family and church...
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A week-ago LPD arrest leads to Friday morning collar on N. 13th St.

TOP PHOTO: La Follette Police place Rodney Allen Partin, blue shirt, in handcuffs. “Partin’s going to jail today,” said LPD Det.-Sgt. Matthew Forsyth. LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – Last week, La Follette Police arrested Randy Partin on multiple drug charges. See the related story HERE. Around daybreak this morning, the La Follette Narcotics Unit and Special Response Team raided Partin’s father’s home at 506 North 13th Street. The elder Partin, Rodney Allen, was the main target in today’s narcotics search warrant execution according to Detective-Sergeant Matthew Forsyth, and he was placed under arrest.
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Wilson Promoted to Lincoln Memorial University Associate Dean of Students

Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) Assistant Vice President for Academic and Student Support Services Blaze Bowers has announced the promotion of Director of Student Leadership and Outreach Hannah Wilson to associate dean of students. Wilson joined LMU as an admissions counselor in 2016, where she served until 2020. In 2020, she...
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Orice David McCarty, age 69 of LaFollette

Orice David McCarty, age 69 of LaFollette passed away Friday July 1, 2022. He owned and operated Sundance Trading Company in Panama City Beach, Florida for 30 years, and was a cabinet and furniture maker. He is preceded in death by parents Orice D. and Mollie Lamb McCarty, brothers Odell, Herschel, and Olen McCarty.
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Kathleen Daugherty, age 79, of Jacksboro

Kathleen Daugherty, age 79 of Jacksboro passed away Friday, July 1, 2022. She was a member of Round Rock Baptist Church of Caryville. She is preceded in death by parents Ramsey and Bernice McGhee Wilson. Survivors:. Husband: John R. Daugherty. Daughter: Donna (Rusty) Orick. Son: John Michael (Pam) Daugherty. Grandchildren:...
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