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News Notes

By The Staff

 

The regular monthly meeting of the Caryville Municipal Planning Commission will be held at 6 p.m. on May 7 in the Caryville City Hall.   The Christian Academy of Campbell County will have a yard sale on May 9 rain or shine from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. There are spaces available to set up for $10. Cars will be washed for a donation.   The Appalachian Arts Craft Center in Norris will hold its annual Plant Sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., May 9, at the center. Wildflowers, bushes, ferns, herbs and other plants will be available. For more information call (865)494-9854 or www.appalachianarts.net.   Community Health of East Tennessee will offer the parenting seminar for divorcing parents on May 9 and June 20 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Jacksboro City Hall. Registration forms are available at the administrative office in Jacksboro. Pre-registration is $30. Registration paid on the day of the class is $40. Call 563-1040 or 562-1156 for more details.   The Humane Society of Campbell County will hold its Spring Fun Match on May 9 at 10 a.m. at Cove Lake Pavilion #4. Registration begins at 9 a.m. For more information contact Elaine Maxwell at 562-8684.   Lake City Lions Club will have its annual golf tournament at Three Ridges Golf Course on May 9.    Starting time 8 a.m., team registration at 7:30. Cost is $50 per player. Proceeds go to support projects which include college scholarships, glasses, and various community projects.  Format is Swat or best ball.  Prizes include; closest to pin on par threes, longest drive as well as team prizes.  Drinks and lunch will be provided. To register call L.C. Madron(865)426-6832, Tim Sharp(865)426-8580, Bill Prewitt(865)426-2456 or Ben Gamble(865)426-2121.   May Day at Indian Mountain State Park in Jellico will be hosted by  Alla Faye's Fun and Fitness on May 9. Signups start at 9 a.m. and games will be offered for all ages. Games include tug-of-war, jump rope, the 50-yard dash and many more. For more information contact Alla Faye at 784-8018.           The Lions Club of Campbell County will meet May 11 from 6 -6:30 p.m. bring your supper, 6:30-7:30 p.m. business at the First Presbyterian Church, 110 W. Ash St., LaFollette, the meeting room behind the church.  Contact Lion Carol McDonald 563-0057 for more information.   The Boys and Girls Club of Campbell County will have a board meeting at 5:30 p.m. on May 12 at the Comfort Inn I-75 Exit 141.     The Campbell County Artist Association will have its regular monthly meeting on May 14 at 7 p.m. They will meet at the West LaFollette Recreation Center in the Chanoitt and Carroll Studio. Enter through the front of the school, second entrance, and first room on left. They encourage all current members to attend as they will be working on the first painting of a Quilt Block for the Applachian Quilt Trail. Please bring a 2” good quality paint brush; this will be a work in progress.    The group has five to accomplish. They will be painting the rest of the blocks at the LaFollette Press.   Come to the meeting to hear about the time table. Refreshments will be served. For more information or directions please call Karen Cumorich at 562-8468.   The Wal-Mart Associates Relay For Life team will be hosting a Car and Motorcycle Cruise In on May 16 at the Clinton Wal-Mart store at 10 a.m.  Anyone is welcome to enter any make, model or year car, truck or motorcycle in this event for a donation to the American Cancer Society Relay For Life. There will be door prizes available and games for all ages. Refreshments will be available on premises. No alcohol will be permitted at this event. For further information contact Terry Benjamin at 585-7016 or Shane Cinnamon at 385-9960. To find out about other Relay For Life events and fundraisers, please visit www.relayforlife.org/eastanderson.   Summit View Nursing Home will host a car show on May 16 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the entry fee is $15. First place prize will be $50, second place prize will be $25 and third place prize will be $15. The Kidwells and The Ridenour Brothers will be singing. For more information contact Tom Barton at (865)599-1163 or Elaine McElroy at (865)426-2148.   Arts and craft vendors who haven’t sent in their application for booth space at this year’s Louie Bluie Music and Arts Festival should take note that the early entry discount ends on May 16. Entries postmarked after May 16 will cost five dollars more for a total of $40 for a 10 x 10 ft. space, plus $5 if electricity is required. Space is still available and vendors can get all the details on the website at www.louiebluie.org Vendor button for the application which can be printed out and mailed (you cannot register online). While on the website, review a selection of photos of crafts and art by vendors already registered. This is one of the ways festival organizers are helping promote regional craftsmen and women and artists. Take advantage of the early discount by mailing your application no later May 16. Otherwise entries will be accepted until space runs out. The festival will be held June 13 at Cove Lake State Park and features family entertainment all day long.. Click on the   The 1st annual Glade Springs Baptist Church Bass Tournament will be held May 16 from safe daylight until 2 p.m. at Maddy Randolph Hollow in Pinecrest. $10 entry fee per person (no entry fee for children 15 and under), limit two adults (16 and older) or two adults/one child (15 and under) per boat. Pay out will be announced.   Bariatric (Weight Loss Surgery) Support Group meeting for those who would like to attend at the Recreation Center the third Monday of the month, May 18 at 7 p.m. For more info call 566-2298 after 5 p.m. The Campbell County Health Council will meet May 20 at noon at St. Mary’s Medical Center in the solarium, right beside the cafeteria.    The Town of Caryville Beer Board will hold a special Beer Board hearing on May 18 at 7 p.m. The purpose of the hearing is to consider the ratification or suspension of beer license to Uless Joseph Arnold for the sale of beer for on-premises consumption. The business establishment is the Eagles Nest, located at 312 John McGhee Boulevard, Caryville.   Jellico Community Hospital will host its sixth annual golf classic on May 22. Registration begins at 8 a.m., shotgun start at 9 a.m. at Wasioto Winds Golf Course in Pineville, KY. For more information and entry forms call 784-1363. Special drawing for Titleist premium stand bag and Titleist lightweight cart bag.   Campbell County has been awarded federal funds through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) for the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program. Campbell County has been chosen to receive funding to supplement Emergency Food and Shelter needs due to increased unemployment. Qualifying public and private voluntary agencies are urged to apply. For an application contact Diane Carr at 562-2948. The deadline for applications to be received is May 19.   Story time for preschoolers presented by CASA of Campbell County will be held May 29 at 10 a.m. at the Caryville Public Library. For more information call 562-1108.   Organizers of the June 13 Louie Bluie Music and Arts Festival are seeking a variety of food styles for the one-day outdoor event at Cove Lake State Park at Caryville. All ethnic foods are invited, especially home-cooked styles. Due to an outstanding lineup of musicians and performers, attendance is expected to exceed 5000 - a great opportunity for vendors, including church and non-profit groups, restaurants, and traditional festival vending businesses. To learn more about the application and qualification requirements, telephone Food Vendor Chair, Nelsie Wooden, (423)871-1003 or visit the festival website, www.louiebluie.org   Click on food vending to print out the application.            Anyone interested in helping fund the mowing and cleaning fund for the Baird Cemetery in Elk Valley, please send your contributions to: J. Freeman, 1324 Timbergrove Dr., Knoxville, TN 37919.    To report child abuse call the Tennessee toll free hotline number 1-877-237-0004. Child abuse is mistreatment or neglect of a child that results in non-accidental harm or injury: physical abuse, emotional abuse, sexual abuse and neglect.    Submit your items for News Notes by 5 p.m. on Monday. Items concerning community events run free of charge. Send items by mail to 225 N. 1st Street, LaFollette, TN  37766, by fax at 566-7060 or by email to stories@lafollettepress.com.