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News Notes

By The Staff

 

First Baptist Church LaFollette will once again be the collection site for shoe boxes for the Samaritans Purse Operation Christmas Child. The times of collection are Nov. 16-20, 4 – 7 p.m., Nov. 21, 1 to 4 p.m., Nov. 22, 12:30 – 3 p.m. and Nov. 23, 9-10:30 a.m. If a different time is needed, call the church at 562-7649 or John Faulkner at 562-4432. If brochures are needed for packing the boxes, call these numbers also.   See the Need Outreach Mission will be open from 5 to 7 p.m. on Nov. 19 to provide food and family health items to needy families.   The Campbell County Historical Society will meet Nov. 19, at 7 p.m. at the Historic Wedding Chapel.Guest speaker will be Jerry Lyons, retired U. S. Army Colonel, who will be talking about American Memorials andMilitary Cemeteries located outside the United States.   The LUB Operation Roundup Board will meet on Nov. 19, at 9 a.m. in the LUB conference room. The last day for acceptance of applications was Nov. 17.   A special meeting of the Caryville Municipal Planning Commission and the Caryville Board of Zoning Appeals will be held Nov. 19 in the Caryville City Hall at 6 p.m.   Community Health of East Tennessee Clothes Closet will be open Nov. 20 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. for the month of November all items will be free. Donations of little boy clothes are needed.   Cumberland Mountain Eagles will have a ham dinner and auction on Nov. 20 at 6 p.m. with karaoke at 8 p.m. Tickets are $5.   The Campbell County Artist Association will host a class on Nov. 21. They will be doing a Christmas decorative canvas flag banner of Holly and Ribbon. The project will be a combination acrylic and oil. It will be held at the Chanoitt/Carroll Studio in the West LaFollette School Recreation center from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The $40 fee includes six hours of instructions, materials.   Participants will need to bring brushes, oil and acrylic, gloves if you don’t like getting paint on your hands. Bring lunch and something to drink Reservations required. Please call Karen Cumorich at 562-8468 or (423) 907-2980.   The Clinch Bend Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at noon on Nov. 21 at St. Stephens Episcopal Church, 212 n. Tulane, Oak Ridge.  Sandra Augustus will speak on "Nineteenth Century Women's Clothing".  For more information call Johnanna Sprague (865)457-9632.   The LaFollette Street and Sanitation Department will be closed on Nov. 26 and 27 in observance of Thanksgiving. Thursday’s garbage will be picked up on Nov. 30.   The Appalachian Arts Craft Center in Norris will celebrate the season with a Holiday Open House, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Nov. 27-28, at the center. There will be refreshments, craft demonstrations and lots of beautiful handmade crafts to purchase as gifts. For more information call (865)494-9854 or see www.appalachianarts.net. Toys for Tots will be accepting applications on Nov. 28in the Courthouse Lobby at the County Courthouse.  Hours are from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Proof of residence and children’s ages are required at the time of application. Also, the county mayor’s office, in collaboration with the United States Marine Corp., is selling T-shirts in support of the toy drive for $10 each. Toys can be dropped off outside the county mayor’s office.  For more information, or to purchase a T-shirt, call 562-2526.   Clairfield Christmas Parade will be held Nov. 28 at 1 p.m., line up will be at 1 p.m. at the Clairfield School. In case of rain or inclement weather the parade will be held Dec. 5. For more information contact Patsy Cobb at 784-3567.   All floats, automobiles, and riders for the Christmas parade line-up will need to report to LaFollette Elementary School, instead of DeRoyal parking lot.  Horses and riders will report to LaFollette Public Works Department, located on North Massachusetts Ave.; walkers, bands, etc. will line-up at the new Y-12 Federal Credit Union on East Central Avenue.  If any questions, please call 562-4961.   Cookies and Cocoa with Santa will be held Dec. 5 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the LaFollette United Methodist Church sponsored by the UT Extension Office. Decorate a cookie or two, make and take home some Magical Christmas Cocoa Mix and Super Delicious Reindeer Food. Create some fun Christmas Crafts and have a picture taken with Santa. A donation of $5 is requested and all proceeds will go to the Campbell County 4-H Camp Scholarship Fund. Reservations need to be made by Dec. 1 by calling the Extension Office at 562-9474.   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 Church News by 3 p.m. on Friday. 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.