The Humane Society of Campbell County will hold its monthly meeting Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. at the LaFollette Recreation Center. The Campbell County Historical Society will meet Sept. 17 at 7:30 p.m. at the Historic Wedding Chapel. Guest speaker will be Randy Brown with the Campbell County Career Center who will be speaking about the Summer Youth Workers Program. He has also written a book about sports in Campbell County. The Friends of Norris Lake will meet Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. at the LaFollette Community Center to discuss lake issues. The input of the community is greatly needed for the Weed and Seed effort that is currently under way. An educators’ concerns meeting will be held Sept. 17 at 3:10 p.m. at LaFollette Middle School, this is for anyone who works in education; business leaders in LaFollette, Sept. 21 at 6 p.m. at LaFollette City Hall and citizens’ concerns group meeting will be held Sept. 22 at 6 p.m. at the Dewey Hunter Center. The East Tennessee Human Resource Agency will be distributing USDA commodities on Sept. 18 at the old West LaFollette School building from 9 a.m. to noon and 1:30 to 3 p.m. Please bring a box and someone to carry the food out to the vehicle, if possible. Community Health of East Tennessee Clothes Closet will be open Sept. 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This Friday CHET will provide a bag to fill for only $5. Pregnancy Help Center of Campbell is having a fund raising Walkathon on Sept. 19 at Cove Lake. Registration is at 8:30 a.m. The three mile walk begins at 9 a.m. Refreshments and tee shirts for the walkers. Pledge sheets are available at the Pregnancy Center or 562-2319. Donations are needed. The Campbell County Artist Association will present an Oil Painting Class on Sept. 19 at the Carroll-Chanoitt Studio in the West LaFollette School Recreation center from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. A $40 fee includes six hours of instructions, 11 x 14 canvas and paints. Reservations required. Please call Karen Cumorich at 562-8468 or 907-2980. The Royal Blue Chapter of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation will hold its 2009 annual Big Game Banquet on Sept. 19 in the commons area of Campbell County High School. This year’s event will be special because the group will be celebrating Tennessee’s first elk hunt in 150 years. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. for games and activities, including a silent auction. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m. followed by a live auction. Tickets will be available at the door. For more information, contact Jerry Stout at 562-4828 or Terry Lewis (865) 414-0057. Bariatric (Weight Loss Surgery) Support Group meeting for those who would like to attend will be held at the Recreation Center on Sept. 21 at 7 p.m. For more information call 566-2298 after 5 p.m. The U.S. Coast Guard Norris Lake Flotilla will meet on Sept. 22 at 6 p.m. at the Willows Twin Cove Marina for training. A Gospel singing featuring The Lakesides, The Dosses and On Call will be held at the LaFollette Church of God on Sept. 25 from 7 to 10 p.m. Admission is adults 18 and over $10, ages 5-17, $5, ages four and under free. All proceeds benefit CASA of Campbell County. For more information call 562-2700. The Campbell Culture Coalition, the city of LaFollette and the Downtown Merchants Association will present Paint the Town – Sept. 26. Painters and Crafters can find more information on line at campbellculturecoalition.org for registration forms, no fees apply for this year’s participation. There will be food vendors as well as music, and activities for the children, storytelling, etc. The Paint the Town Street Fair is seeking musicians to play acoustic music for the Sept. 26 event. Contact Kim Butler at 563-9976 or email@example.com Cove Lake Hiking Club will meet at 3 p.m. on Sept. 26 at Tank Springs for elk viewing. This will be a short hike. Bring your camera and binoculars. For more information contact Richard Helm 562-1110. The Lake City Friends of the Library will be having its annual book sale on Sept. 26 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be lots and lots of books, movies, etc. with nothing priced over $1.00. Members of the Friends of the Library will be invited to attend the preview and sale on Friday afternoon from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Anyone who is not a member you may join on Friday evening and take advantage of the membership. For more information call the Library at (865) 426-6762. Speedwell Volunteer Fire Department will host a chicken dinner at station one on Sept. 26 beginning at 11 a.m. and will continue until the chicken is gone. Dinner includes ½ chicken, roll, choice of two sides, drink and dessert. For more information call (423)907-3844. The LaFollette Planning Commission will meet on Sept. 29 at 4:30 p.m. at the LaFollette Municipal Building. Jellico’s Old Fashion Fall Fest will be held Oct. 2 and 3. The festival will have entertainment, the Douglas family will be making molasses, ice cream and pie eating contest. China Hackler will be demonstrating the art of milking a cow, hominy making, buttermilk churning and other demonstrations. White Oak Volunteer Fire Department will host its Annual Pig Roast beginning around 1 p.m. on Oct. 4 at the Fire Hall, junction of Highway 90 and White Oak Road. This will be an open donation fund raiser for the department and there will be plenty of food, desserts and drinks for all to enjoy. The student council at Campbell County High School is hoping to revive the tradition of the homecoming parade. The event will be held Oct. 8 with the theme of the parade being Blue and Orange Back in the Day. The parade will being at 7 p.m., deadline for the entries to be in place is 6:30 p.m. the order of the floats will be on a first come first serve basis. The gathering place for the parade will in the First Baptist Church of Jacksboro and will end in the parking lot of Jacksboro United Methodist Church. Trailer and trucks cannot exceed 24 feet in length and the decorations should follow. Monday night music fest will be held every Monday from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Cove Lake Pavilion. There is no charge, for more information contact the music director at 562-8832. 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 healing hurts, hang-ups and habits meets Thursdays at 6:15 p.m. for a light meal and 7 p.m. meeting. For more information call 562-5168. Campbell County Imagination Library enrolls children birth to age 5 to receive a free, hardback book in their home each month. To enroll your child you may get an enrollment form at your local library or call Community Health of East Tennessee 423-563-1040. You may also enroll your child online: http://www.dollysimaginationlibrary.com/home.php 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.