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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.   The Chamber Coffee will be held at LaFollette Utilities on July 16 from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. in the LUB conference room.   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".   The Friends of Norris Lake will meet July 16 at 7 p.m. at the LaFollette Community Center.   The Humane Society of Campbell County will be holding its monthly meeting July 16 at 7 p.m. at the LaFollette Recreation Center.  They will be having the yearly election.   Community Health of East Tennessee Clothes Closet will be open July 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There is a small fee for clothing and items in the clothes closet. The money is used to help cover the cost of utilities at the location as well as to assist with other programs in the agency. Donations of summer clothing and summer shoes are needed.   The second annual Beans and Bluegrass fundraiser benefit for the Heiskell Community Center will be held July 18 from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Raccoon Valley Festival Grounds. Bring a lawn chair, no alcohol or private coolers. Admission is $5. For more information contact Janice White at (865) 548-0326.   Imagine Dance Studio will have a car wash at Hardee’s on July 18 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Money is being raised for the groups upcoming performance at the 2010 Outback Bowl.   Community Health of East Tennessee will offer the Parenting Education Seminar for Divorcing Parents on July 18 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.   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 local board of emergency food and shelter program will meet July 23 at 2 p.m. in the LaFollette Utility Boardroom. LRO’s should bring their second payment request for submission. For more information contact Diane Carr at 562-2948.   Cove Lake Hiking Club will meet at 7 a.m. on July 25 at Jacksboro Middle School to hike Van Hook Falls in London, KY. The hike is six miles and is a moderate hike. For more information contact Richard Helm at 562-1110.   The U.S. Coast Guard Norris Lake Flotilla will meet on July 28 at 6 p.m. at the Cove Lake State Park Pavilion for training and patrol scheduling.   Anyone who wishes to donate to the upkeep of Bakers Forge Cemetery can do so by sending a donation to Baker’s Forge Memorial Cemetery, P.O. Box 1655, LaFollette, TN 37766.   Jacksboro Public Library has just received a gift of 100 new children's books, ranging from pre-kindergarten through early readers. These books were a donation from Brownstone Book Fund, a private foundation in New York City, interested in fostering early reading, a love of books and encouraging parents and children to read together.    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.