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News Notes

By The Staff

 

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 (423) 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 Clearfork Seasonal Market will be having its next market on July 11

at Model Valley in Clairfield from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. The Clearfork Seasonal Market is a new farmers and crafts market founded by residents of the Clearfork Valley with support from Woodland Community Land Trust.   Cumberland Mtn. Eagles #4363 will have Member Appreciation Day July 12 from 2-4 p.m. There will be door prizes and other activities. July 10 and 11 there will be Karaoke by Ronnie and Ellen. There will be a Mexican Dinner July 10 at 7 p.m., tickets are $5.   The Lions Club of Campbell County will meet July 13, 6 -6:30 p.m. bring your supper, 6:30-7:30 p.m. business at the First Presbyterian Church. For more information contact Lion Carol McDonald at 563-0057 for more information.   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 Campbell County Historical Society will meet July 16, at 7 p.m. at the Historic Wedding Chapel.Guest speaker will be George “Eddie” Archer who will be talking about the Jellico Explosion of 1906 and his book,"The Day the Earth Shook".   Bariatric (Weight Loss Surgery) Support Group meeting will be held at the Recreation Center the third Monday of the month July 20 at 7 p.m. For more information call 566-2298 after 5 p.m.   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.   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.