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News Notes

By The Staff

 

See The Need food mission at Faith Way Assembly of God will not be open this month to distribute food.   The Summer Reading Program for kids grades K-5 at Caryville Public Library is June 25 at 10 a.m., My Dog is as Smelly as Dirty Socks, story and art; June 30 finale: Mad Scientist Keith Trehy. Call the Caryville Library at 562-1108 for more information.   Beth Hickman, field representative for Congressman Lincoln Davis, will visit Campbell County on June 26. She will be available to meet with constituents and assist them with federal matters. She will be in the County Commissioners’ Workshop room in the Campbell County Courthouse from 11 a.m. to noon and at the Jellico City Hall in the Council Chambers from 2 to 3 p.m.   A benefit car wash and yard sale will be held June 27 beginning at 11 a.m. for Terrie Combs who is undergoing extensive medical procedures for leukemia. Anyone interested in donating or helping should arrive at 10:30 a.m.   S.E.C.W. will host a wrestling benefit show on June 27 at Light House Storage. Bell time is 8 p.m. Proceeds will go toward funeral expenses for Helen Broyles.   Cove Lake Hiking Club will meet at 1:30 p.m. on June 28 at Jacksboro Middle School. Jerry and Sharon will take the group to Devils Racetrack. The hike is five miles and is rated moderate. For more information contact Jerry Phillips at 563-0867.   The On The Right Track Network will be holding an Independence Day celebration in front of the Campbell County Courthouse on July 1 from 4:30-6 p.m. with patriotic music, inspirational speeches and a celebration of our great country.  Invited speakers will be U.S. Congressman Lincoln Davis along with U.S. Senators Bob Corker and Lamar Alexander. Many other local speakers will also be invited and a limited number of local, Campbell County registered voters will be allowed voice their love for the country for up to three minutes on a first-come, first-serve basis by contacting Dennis Powers at DennisHPowers@Comcast.net to be put on the agenda.    Cove Lake Hiking Club will meet July 6 at Cove Lake State Park shelter 1 or 2 at 6 p.m. to discuss future hikes.  Anyone interested should contact Richard Helm at 562-1110.   Campbell County Soccer Association will host soccer summer camp July 6 -10. The cost of the camp is $55 by July 1 or $65 after July 1. For more information call 494-6569 or 566-4867 or email to info@campbellcountysoccer.com.   The Campbell County Republicans will have a dinner and business meeting on July 7 at 6:30 p.m. at the indoor pavilion at Cove Lake State Park. The event is hosted by the Campbell County Republican Women. Please bring a covered dish for the dinner. For more information call Rae Mihal at 784-5297. New members to the Republican Party can pick up their membership cards at this event.   A free 4-H day camp will be held July 14 and 15 from 9 a.m. -12 p.m. at the LaFollette Recreation Center.  This will be two fun-filled make and take days. Cooking, crafts, sewing and more for ages four and up.  Please call the UT Extension Office at 562-9474 to reserve a space.    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.    The town of Caryville is continuing to pick up brush as a service to the community. The city will not pick up commercial tree cuttings or tree stumps. Brush must be placed neatly along side of road on city right-of-way, not to block ditch lines or roadways. Brush needs to be no longer than six feet in length and no bigger around than two feet. For brush pickup, please call 562-9478. Names will be placed on the list for the first available pickup; not to exceed 30 days.   Ridgewood Volunteer Fire Department is currently seeking motivated and dedicated men and women who would like to serve the community as a volunteer firefighter. Applicants must be able to attend training sessions on a weekly basis, have a valid driver’s license and pass a background check. Anyone interested in serving the area in this capacity should contact Chief Brad Disney at (865)850-1868 or Assistant Chief Doug Nease at (865)617-3338 or stop by the station any Saturday between 9 a.m. and noon.   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.    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. Celebrate Recovery is for men and women who are struggling with a hurt, hang-up, or habit. Meetings are held every Thursday evening at 7 p.m. in the fellowship hall 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, hotline (423)912-5311. Monday through Friday 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Childcare is available. Child care is provided. Women’s small group addressing anger issues and physically, emotionally and verbally abused women is available. Celebrate Recovery, Jellico meets in the GoodSoil Center, Jellico at 6:30 p.m. for more information call (423)215-0133 or (423)494-7293.   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.