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At the Jan. 8 Clinch River Trout Unlimited meeting, its sister chapter, the Hiwassee, will speak about its focus on youth conservation education. Don Denney and Jim Monfort will be the speakers and describe what the Hiwassee's youth program has accomplished. Visitwww.crctu.com for more details.

A Medic blood drive will be held Jan. 9 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Senior Citizens Center.

A first aid and CPR course will be held at Jacksboro United Methodist Church on Jan. 10 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. A $20 fee covers materials and lunch. Testing for certification is available upon request. Space is limited call the church at 562-3896, leave a message if no answer.

Member of the LaFollette Book Club will hold their first meeting of the year on Jan. 10 at 10:30 a.m. at the Historic Wedding Chapel, City Librarian Nancy Green will report on library needs.

Look Good, Feel Better is for women in cancer treatment. Community Health of East Tennessee, Inc., sponsors services for the Look Good, Feel Better program. The class offers hands-on tips for make-up and wig care and styling tips for women in cancer treatment. A make-up session with a certified, trained cosmetologist will be offered on Jan. 12 at 10 a.m. at the Community Health Clinic, 502 West Central Avenue, Suite 1, LaFollette. Pre-registration by noon on Jan. 9 is preferred. Call 563-1025 or 562-1705 to pre-register.

The Lions Club of Campbell County will meet Jan. 12, 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.

On Jan.12 at 2 p.m., Miss Cindy with be having her monthly homeschool class. All homeschoolers are invited to attend for a fun learning experience. Classes are free of charge. For more information contact, Cindy McGeorge , Children and Youth Services Librarian, Middlesboro Bell County Public Library, 126 South 20th Street, Middlesboro, KY 40965 or (606) 248-4812 Ext. 224.

The Campbell County Chamber of Commerce will host a reception honoring Betty S. Snodderly on Jan. 13 at the Tennessee Career Center in Jacksboro from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The Campbell County Artist Association will have its regular monthly meeting on Jan. 15 at 7 p.m. There will be a board of directors meeting at 5:30. The group will meet at the West LaFollette School just past the LaFollette Recreation Center. Enter through the front of the school, second entrance, and first room on left. Bring two recipes and a water color brush. Refreshments will be served. For more information or directions please call Karen Cumorich at 562-8468.

The Campbell County Historical Society will meet Jan.15, at 7 p.m. at the Historic Wedding Chapel. Guest speakers will be Trulene Nash and Jocelyn Griffo who will be discussing Post Office Art and Artists during the depression.

Community Health of East Tennessee, will offer Parenting of Young Children Parents’ Class beginning Jan. 15 for eight weekly two-hour sessions. Classes are from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Juvenile Services Building, Main Street, Jacksboro. Call 563-1040 or 562-1156 for more details.

A joint economic and community development board meeting will be held Jan. 15 in the lower courtroom of the courthouse. The executive board will meet at 6 p.m. and the full board will meet at 6:30 p.m.

Community Health Clothes Closet will be open Jan. 16 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. All clothing and household items are free to those in need.

Cove Lake Hiking Club will host a hike at Yahoo Falls in Big South Fork in Kentucky on Jan. 17. Anyone interested should meet at Eagle Market in the back parking lot at 9 a.m. Dress warm, pack a snack and plenty of water. For more information or reservations contact Richard Helm at 562-1110.

Community Health of East Tennessee, formerly REACHS, Inc., will offer Divorcing Parents Class on Jan. 17 and Feb. 14 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Jacksboro City Hall. Children in the Middle™ curriculum will be used for the four-hour class. 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 Town of Caryville Sanitation Department will be closed on Jan. 19 for Martin Luther King Holiday. Monday’s garbage will be picked up Tuesday. Tuesday’s garbage will be picked up Wednesday and recycling will be picked up Thursday.

All former employees of Big Lot #305 will have a reunion on Jan. 24 at 6:30 p.m. at the LaFollette Country Club, please bring your favorite dessert.

Chi Rho Kids and Paradigm Ministries are collecting warm pajamas for children ages birth to five years to stay warm in the winter months. Anyone would like to donate new, warm pajamas to the Paradigm Pajama Drive, can drop them off at Smart Styles, located inside Wal-Mart. Distribution will be held Jan. 27 at 3 p.m. at Paradigm Ministries (located at 1327 E. Central Ave. LaFollette, in East Gate shopping center). For more information, contact: Quinna Hatfield: (865) 250-8600 or Christie Elkins: (423) 494-4243.

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 Jellico United Methodist Church, 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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