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News Notes

By The Staff

 

Jellico Community Hospital will offer free Swine Flu Injections (H1N1) on Oct. 22 from 2:30 – 5 p.m. at the Jellico Library Conference Room. Two hundred units are available and only offered to those ages 10 and up. For more information contact Mrs. Gimbel at Jellico Community Hospital at 784-1199.   The Campbell County High School Band and Band Boosters will present the Evil Elementary Haunted House beginning nightly on Oct. 22 and ending on Oct. 31. The haunted house will be held at the old West LaFollette Elementary School beginning at 6 p.m. and ending at 9 p.m. most nights. Admission charge is $3 for students and $5 for adults. For more information and times please call 562-3885.   There will be a Scrapbooking Retreat at Galilee Bible Camp, beginning at 7 p.m. on Oct. 23 and 24 at 7 p.m.  The cost is $25 and space is limited.  For more information and/or a registration form, check the website at www.galileebiblecamp.org or call 562-4910.   The Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) Veterinary Technology Program will host its annual fun dog show on Oct. 24. The event will take place at Haymaker Farms in Cumberland Gap. Owners are invited to enter their dogs in several classes of competition including biggest dog, smallest dog, owner-dog look alike, costume, junior showmanship, obedience, purebred and mixed breed. The entry fee is $5 for the first class per dog and $2 for each additional class. Registration is set to begin at 11:30 p.m. and the show will get underway at noon. For more information contact Veterinary Technology Program Director Mary Hatfield at (423) 869-6278.   Stoney Fork School meeting/chili supper will be held Oct. 24 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Stoney Fork Volunteer Fire Department. Please bring any and all photographs of groups, school, teachers, parents or anything connected to the school. The photos will be scanned and put on CD to share. The fire department will have its benefit lunch available for sale.   The Cooper/White 1st annual family reunion will be held Oct. 24 at Cove Lake State Park shelter #5 at 11 a.m. Please bring covered dishes, drinks and family photos. For more information call Robbie Cooper at (423) 912-0136 or Jim White at (423) 562-6777.   Cedar Hill Baptist Church will have homecoming services on Oct. 25 with Sunday school at 10 a.m., Church service at 11 a.m., dinner to follow in the family life center.   The descendants of John and Loucindi Muse will be gathering on Oct. 25 at the home of Carolyn Wilson, 220 Ivydale Road for a family reunion at 1 p.m. Please bring a covered dish. Music will be played, so please bring your instrument. For more information call Lynda Muse at 566-8501 or Carolyn Wilson at 566-9749.   Pregnancy Help Center of Campbell County is having a fundraising dinner on Oct. 25, 5:30 p.m. at Rickard Ridge BBQ Restaurant located at Cove Lake. The entrée choice will be grilled salmon or flat iron steak. Tickets are $25 which includes a complete meal and gratuity. Tickets are available by calling 562-2319 or 907-2281 or purchased at the center located at the rear of the old West LaFollette Elementary School, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.   October is National Domestic Violence Awareness month.  Community Health Family Services Center, formerly known as The House of Hope, would like to invite the members of the community to join them for an evening of unity and support.  They will be hosting the 12th annual candlelight vigil service on Oct. 26 at 7 p.m.  This event will be held at Cove Lake Park, in the pavilion.     Campbell County Shrine Club will hold its monthly meeting Oct. 26 at the DAV building. A pot luck is planned please bring a covered dish, dinner at 6 p.m., meeting at 7 p.m.   Pastors and representatives from community agencies and organizations are invited to attend meetings, sponsored by County Mayor William A. Baird, on Oct. 26 at 12 p.m. and Oct. 27 at 6 p.m. at the LaFollette Church of God. Charity Check is a computerized program that can be subscribed to that allows nonprofits and other agencies to network to ensure that individuals who request assistance are legitimate and that those who really need help receive it.    The Lions Club of Campbell County will meet Oct. 26 from 6-6:30 p.m. bring your supper, 6:30-7:30 p.m. business at the First Presbyterian Church in the meeting room behind the church.  Contact Lion Carol McDonald 563-0057 for more information.   A diabetic support group meeting will be held Oct. 27 from 3 to 4 p.m. in the executive conference room at St. Mary’s of Campbell County.   The October meeting of the Clinch-Powell Regional Library Board will be Oct. 27 at 5:30 p.m. at the Clinton Shoney’s. Optional dinner is at 5 p.m. The Clinch-Powell Regional Library Board represents Anderson, Campbell, Claiborne, Morgan, Scott and Union counties, providing services to public libraries, book stations, Head Start Centers, day cares and eldercare facilities throughout the area. For more information, please call (865)457-0931.   A Halloween party and dance will be held at the Dewey Hunter Center on Oct. 27 from 7 to 10 p.m. Admission is $5. There will be a comedy show featuring the Senior Moments Group, music by the TNT band and Junior Dison, costume contest, door prizes and a snack bar.   The U.S. Coast Guard Norris Lake Flotilla will meet on Oct. 27 at 6 p.m. at Twin Cove Willows Marina for training and election of officers.   Campbell County Democratic Party will have a chili supper fundraiser on Oct. 29 at 6 p.m. at the old West LaFollette School Building. There will be a silent auction.   Beth Hickman, field representative for Congressman Lincoln Davis, will visit Campbell County on Oct. 29. She will be available to meet with constituents and assist them with federal matters. She will be in the City Council chambers in the Jacksboro City Hall from 11 to noon and at the Jellico City Hall in the Council Chambers from 3 to 4 p.m.   Campbell County Historical Society will host a cemetery tour at 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 29 of the Douglas Cemetery. Those who are interested in participating in the tour should meet at the cemetery behind the Campbell County Baptist Association and the Sonic Drive Inn at 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 29. For more information contact the Campbell County Historical Society at (423) 566 -3581 or Joe Stephens at JoeStephens10@hotmail.com.    The CHAOS Youth Ministry of Cumberland Hope will have a benefit breakfast for Terrie Combs on Oct. 31 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. There will be pancakes, sausage, bacon, juice and coffee. The breakfast is free, donations will be accepted. For more details call the church office at 566-8660.   On Oct. 31 from 6 to 9 p.m. Cumberland Hope Church will host trunk or treat. There will be live music, games, bonfire and lots of candy for the children. For more details call the church office at 566-8660.   The 8th annual trunk or treat sponsored by First Apostolic Church and the city of LaFollette will be held Oct. 31 at 6 p.m. in the city parking lot.   Jellico will host its second annual Trunk or Treat on Oct. 31 from 5-8 p.m. at Veterans Park. Local businesses, churches, and residents can decorate the trunks of their vehicles or truck beds and hand out candy or goody bags to the children. For information or to reserve a parking spot for your vehicle please contact Melissa Chitwood at (423) 912-3116 or melc415@yahoo.com

  Cove Lake Hiking Club will meet Nov. 2 at 6 p.m. at the LaFollette Recreation Center. For more information contact Richard Helm at 562-1110.   Jellico Elementary School Carnival will be held Nov. 6 from 6 to 9 p.m. there will be games and prizes, auction at 8 p.m., queen of carnival race, country store, concession and more. Admission is $1, tickets are 50 cents.   Cove Lake Hiking Club will meet at 9 a.m. on Nov. 21 at Bruce Gap parking lot. The club will hike to Cross Mountain; this is a moderate to strenuous walk. For more information contact Richard Helm at 562-1110.   The 2009 Campbell County Christmas Parade will be held on Dec. 5   at 2 p.m.    Valley View School is opening its library to the public Monday through Friday, 4 to 8 p.m. The library will soon have internet capability as a result of a Library Literacy Grant.   The Humane Society of Campbell County will not meet this month, but will meet next month as planned.   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 meets Thursdays at 6:15 p.m. for a light meal and 7 p.m. meeting at the First Baptist Church Jacksboro. For more information call 562-5168. For transportation call (423)494-580.   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.