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Houchens Food Group donates $250 to Canadatown Fellowship Pantry

The Houchens Food Group donated $250 to the Canadatown Fellowship Pantry last week. The check was presented at the Save-a-Lot store in Jellico. Joyce Wilson, the director of the pantry, said they serve 60 families every month. The pantry regularly hosts food giveaways for anyone...

Parkway Inn destroyed

The Williamsburg Fire Department was one of several departments that responded to a fire at the Parkway Inn in Jellico on March 2. The hotel, which is off Highway 25, was destroyed during the fire. According to reports, three residents were at the hotel that night, but all three...

Jellico Christmas parade set to take place on Sunday

The City of Jellico’s annual Christmas Parade will take place at 2 p.m. on Dec. 13. Lineup for the parade will begin at approximately 1 p.m. at the Jellico High School parking lot, with all participants asked to be in place by 1:30 p.m. “There is no registration. All you have to...

Jellico Christmas Parade set for December 13

The City of Jellico’s annual Christmas Parade will take place at 2 p.m. on Dec. 13. Lineup for the parade will begin at approximately 1 p.m. at the Jellico High School parking lot, with all participants asked to be in place by 1:30 p.m. “There is no registration. All you have to...

Jellico cancels Fourth of July festivities

The City of Jellico has joined a growing list of communities that have canceled their Fourth of July festivities due to COVID-19 concerns. During a meeting Friday afternoon, the Jellico City Council voted to cancel all July 4 activities and fireworks, according to the LaFollette...
Posted On 05 Jun 2020

Williamsburg man wanted for shooting at law enforcement last week, arrested in Jellico

A Williamsburg man wanted for allegedly shooting at law enforcement during a foot pursuit last Saturday, was apprehended at a motel in Campbell County, Tennessee Thursday. Jordon Lee Ramey is facing one count of attempted murder of a police officer. Officials with the Campbell...

Impact Archery hits the mark at S3DA state indoor tournament

On Feb. 28-29 members of the Impact Archery team traveled to Owensboro to compete in the 2020 KY S3DA State Indoor Tournament. Impact Archery is made up of kids from Whitley County, Williamsburg, Jellico, North Laurel and Lynn Camp. The team came home with several podium finishes...
Posted On 05 Mar 2020
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U.S. 25W closed north of Jellico

U.S. 25W north of Jellico is closed due to high water. Whitley County Emergency Management Director Danny Moses said the water is over the road near the one-mile marker. “You will have to go I-75 just to be safe,” Moses said when asked if there was an alternate route motorists...

Tennessee man charged with shoplifting pellet rifle at Corbin Walmart

A Tennessee man was arrested Saturday night after loss prevention at Corbin Walmart detained him as he attempted to leave the store with a stolen pellet rifle. Bobby J. Johnson, 38, of Jellico, is facing one count of theft by unlawful taking – shoplifting – of the value under...

Jellico plans Independence Day festivities Wednesday, Thursday

The City of Jellico has a number of events planned for its Red, White & Boom celebration that is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, July 3, and Thursday, July 4, at Veteran’s Park. From 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. both days there will be a street fair in Veterans Park with arts,...
Posted On 03 Jul 2019
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