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News Notes

By The Staff

 

Community Health of East Tennessee Clothes Closet will be open July 2 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., effective this Thursday CHET will begin charging a small fee for clothing and all items in the clothes closet. This money will be used to help cover the cost of utilities at the clothes closet and assist other programs in the agency. Donations of summer clothing and shoes are needed.   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.   Coal Creek to Lake City 100th birthday banquet will be held July 7 at 7p.m.in the Main Street Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. Speakers will be Shelly Sexton-Collier, Congressman Zach Wamp will be the keynote speaker. Story telling with Carl Dew and Charles “Boomer” Winfrey. Tickets are $20 per person and are on sale at City Hall, Mark’s Pharmacy and Coal Creek Candle Company. For more information contact City hall at (865)426-2838.   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.   Woodmen of the World Lodge 1222 will meet at the LaFollette Recreation Center on July 7 at 7 p.m.   Barry Thacker, PE, will discuss the current effort to restore the American chestnut at the July 9 chapter meeting of the Clinch River Trout Unlimited.  Unless otherwise noted, the chapter meets on the second Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at St. Francis Episcopal Church in Norris, Tennessee.  For more information, visit www.crctu.com.   The Campbell County Artist Association will have its regular monthly meeting on July 9 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 will be discussing the Louie Bluie festival and working on plans for next year’s event. Refreshments will be served. For more information or directions please call Karen Cumorich at 562-8468.   The LaFollette High School class of 1960 is meeting on July 10 at Rickard's Ridge Restaurant in Cove Lake State Park for a 2010 reunion planning meeting. All class members and spouses are encouraged to attend. The dinner meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. For more information, please call L. C. at (865) 426-6832 or Jo Anne at 566-3641. The Woodbine Volunteer Fire Department Firefighters Club has canceled the All You Can Eat Potluck Dinner that was scheduled on July 11. It will be rescheduled at a later date. The Campbell County Democrats will have a dinner and business meeting on July 14, at 6:30 p.m. at the Old West LaFollette School. Please bring a covered dish for the dinner.   A fundraiser car wash will be held July 14 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. beside Food Lion. The cost is $5 per car and all proceeds go to the Children’s Miracle Network.   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.    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 town hall at 562-9478. Names will be placed on the list for the first available pickup. Not to exceed 30 days.   All ground flowers at the Cumberland View Cemetery must be moved by July 18 due to extra mowing expenses. Anyone who would like to donate to the cemetery expenses please contact John Wood, 874 Pinecrest Road, Jacksboro, TN 37757 or Barry Richardson, 940 Pinecrest Road, Jacksboro, TN 37757.   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.