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By The Staff


The LaFollette Street and Sanitation will be closed on Nov. 26 and 27 in observance of Thanksgiving. Thursday and Friday’s garbage will be picked up on Nov. 26.


MedicRegionalBloodCenter will have a blood drive on Nov. 26 at the Wal-Mart in Jacksboro from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Bloodmobile.


A Thanksgiving dinner for the needy in the LaFollette, Jacksboro, Caryville area will be held on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 27 from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Lighthouse Fellowship Church of God in Caryville. This dinner is at no charge. For more information call 907-0977 or 871-1992.


Woodmen of the World Lodge meeting will be held Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. at Shoney’s.


Community Health (formerly REACHS) Clothes Closet will be open on Dec. 5 and 19 from 10 a.m. until 2p.m. Donations of good clean toys are needed.


Open Arms Ministry will have a mega yard sale Dec. 5-7 at Trader’s in Woodson’s Mall.


Caryville Order of Eastern Star will have a fundraiser breakfast for 2009 projects on Dec. 6 from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the JacksboroLodgeBuilding.


The annual Campbell County Christmas Parade in the City of LaFollette will be held Dec. 6. The kickoff time for the event will be 6 p.m. The Grand Marshall of this year’s Christmas Parade will be Jerry Sharp of LaFollette. There will be an open door reception for him at LaFolletteCity Hall the day of the parade from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. For any other information, entry forms, deadlines, guidelines and rules please refer to the website at www.campbellchristmasparade.com


Martin Wilson Funeral Home will have a memorial service on Dec. 7 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. A tree will be adorned with special ornaments that are personalized; one for each person the funeral home has served this past year. The personalized ornaments will be presented to the family to be placed on their own tree. Martin Wilson Funeral Home invites the entire community to stop by to see the tree and take time to remember all those who have been lost this past year.


The Campbell County Artist Association will hold its annual Christmas Party on Dec. 12 at the Channoit/Carrol Studio in the WestLaFolletteElementary School at 6 p.m. Bring a covered dish. Call Terry Channoit at (423)907-2282 for directions if necessary and to RSVP inform of what you plan on bringing.   Also bring a grab bag gift, preferably one of your own creations, or not more than a $10 value. Anyone interested in more information on the association, should contact Karen Cumorich at 562-8468. 


CampbellCountyHigh School yearbooks are currently on sale for a deposit of $30. Names and icons are available at an extra charge. Currently only 240 yearbooks have been sold and sales must reach a minimum of 600 in order to keep the price under $65. Anyone interested should send a check to CCHS Yearbook to purchase a book.


A Quilters Workshop for beginning and intermediate level quilters will be held at the Chanoitt and Carroll Studio of Art in the old WestLaFolletteElementary school. The classes will cover all the basics of quilt making; focusing on traditional hand piecing techniques and patterns. The class will meet for four weeks starting on Tuesday at 6 p.m. Call Terri Chaniott at (423)907-2282 for directions and further information.   Bring a friend and receive a $3 discount off the class fee.


A cardshower is requested for Missy Gillum who is 41 years old and has cancer and cerebral palsy. She needs laughter and a smile. Any churches who are caroling are ask to visit her. Her address is 190 Weirwoods Drive, Jacksboro, TN37757.


Celebrate Recovery is for men and women who are struggling with a hurt, hang-up, or habit. Meetings are held every Thursday evening in the Family Life Center of First Baptist Church, 409 Main Street, Jacksboro. A light meal is served at 6:15 p.m. followed by a large and small group meeting. Refreshments are served afterward at the Solid Rock Café. There is no cost. For more information call 562-5168, Monday through Friday 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Childcare is now available. Child care is provided. Women’s small group addressing anger issues and physically, emotionally and verbally abused women have recently become available.


Narcotics Anonymous meets on Wednesday and Sunday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 8 p.m. at 2119 Jacksboro Pike, LaFollette in the Campbell County Unity Association building.


Alcoholics Anonymous meets at the JellicoUnitedMethodistChurch, 204 Fifth Street, Jellico, on Mondays at 7 p.m.


Alcoholics Anonymous meets Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays each evening at 8 p.m. as well as Tuesday and Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at 2119 Jacksboro Pike, LaFollette in the Campbell County Unity Association building. Alcoholics Anonymous also has a hotline, 1-800-905-8666.


Al- Anon for the families of the alcoholic meets Tuesdays at 8 p.m. The meetings will take place at 2119 Jacksboro Pike, LaFollette in the Campbell County Unity Association building. 

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