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News Notes

By The Staff

 

  The Lions Club of Campbell County will meet Jan. 14; 6 - 6:30 p.m. bring your supper, 6:30-7:30 p.m. business at the First Presbyterian Church, the meeting room behind the church.  Contact Lion Carol McDonald 563-0057 for more information.   The Campbell County Artist Association will have its regular monthly meeting on Jan. 14, at 7 p.m. at the West LaFollette Recreation Center in the Chaniott and Carroll Studio. There will be a board meeting at the studio prior to the members meeting at 5:30, all board members need to attend. The group will be discussing the Louie Bluie festival and the AQT Trail for 2010. Refreshments will be served. For more information or directions please call Karen Cumorich at 562-8468.   The Campbell County Artist Association will have a board members meeting on Jan. 14 at 5:30 p.m. at the West LaFollette Recreation Center in the Chaniott and Carroll Studio. For more information or directions please call Karen Cumorich at 562-8468.   Preschool Story Time begins at Caryville Public Library on Jan. 15 at 10 a.m. Each week’s stories focus on one early literacy skill at a time, and will include reading, rhymes, and movement. Programs will be held every Friday at 10 a.m. and last around 30 minutes. You do not have to be a member of the library to attend, and you can choose to attend all or part of the sessions. For more information call 562-1108.    Community Health of East Tennessee Clothes Closet will be open Jan. 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. All items will be 25 cents each. Donations of winter children’s clothing are needed.   Fordtown Baptist Church will have a special service and singing on Jan. 16 at 7 p.m.   Cove Lake Hiking Club will meet on Jan. 16 at 1:30 p.m. at Jacksboro Middle School parking lot for a hike to Yahoo Falls. This is a three to four mile easy hike, dress warm, bring plenty of water and snacks. For more information contact Richard Helm at 562-1110.   The Clinch Bend Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution will meet Jan. 16 at 12 p.m. at St. Stephens Episcopal Church, 212 Tulane Ave, Oak Ridge.  Allen Coggin will speak on Smoky Mountain Place Names.  For more information phone (865) 457-9632.   Indian Creek Baptist Church will have special singers Soldiers of the Cross on Jan. 17 at 11 a.m.   Faith Tabernacle 13th Street Church of God will be holding revival services beginning Jan. 17 at 6 p.m. and Jan. 18-22 at 7 p.m.  Evangelist George Wright from Dayton Ohio will be ministering nightly.    The Woodland Community Land Trust will host its first science fair on Martin Luther King Jr. Day for students in 6th through 12th grade and enrolled in GED classes.  The event will be held from 3-6 p.m. on Jan. 18 at the Clearfork Community Institute. All ages are invited to view the science experiments and participate in hands on science activities.  This event was made possible by generous donation from Union Bank and Walmart.  For more information about the event please contact Beth Schrayshuen at Woodland Community Land Trust, 784-5304 or visit the website at www.woodlandcommunitylandtrust.org.    The town of Caryville Sanitation Department will be closed on Jan. 18 for Martin Luther King Holiday. Monday’s garbage will be picked up on Tuesday. Tuesday’s garbage will be picked up Wednesday and recycling will be picked up Thursday.   Bariatric (Weight Loss Surgery) Support Group meeting will be held Jan. 18 at 7 p.m. at the recreation center. For more information call 566-2298 after 5 p.m.   The LaFollette Street and Sanitation Departments will be closed on Jan. 18 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Monday’s garbage will be picked up on Tuesday.   The Campbell County Board of Education will be offering free substitute training on Jan. 19 and 20 at Jacksboro Middle School. The class begins at 5 p.m. You must complete eight hours of substitute training to become certified to substitute in the Campbell County Schools. If there is no school, there will be no substitute training. To enroll, please call the Central Office at 562-8377, extension 121 for Rhonda.    The Friends of the LaFollette Public Library as well as the library building committee will meet Jan. 20 at 5 p.m. in the library. For more information, call the library at 562-5154.   The Campbell County Historical Society will meet Jan. 21 at 7 p.m. at the Historic Wedding Chapel. E.L. Morton, director of the Campbell County Chamber of Commerce will be guest speaker.   The Indian Mountain Clinic will be giving free H1N1 flu shots at the Jellico Library/Tourism conference room on Jan. 22 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. These are vaccinations only and are available to all ages.   Campbell County Shrine Club will hold its monthly meeting Jan. 25 at the D.A.V. Building. Pot luck is planned, please bring a covered dish. Dinner at 6 p.m., meeting at 7 p.m.   Ginny’s Pet Rescue, Inc. is participating in the Purina Pets for Seniors Program. They have received a grant to defray the cost of a senior adopting an animal companion. There are cats, kittens, puppies and dogs available. Please call (423)327-4954 and ask for Virginia Harvell.   Individuals are exploring the possibility of organizing a reunion for those who attended Victory Elementary School. The details of reunion will be determined after sufficient interest is known.  For initial planning purposes, the reunion would be held in the summer of 2010 and within the LaFollette Community, perhaps Cove Lake.  It is believed that the school was closed on/or about 1960. If you are interested in attending this reunion, contact the following: Leslie Craig, (717) 279-7365 or Janice Craig, 562-2601.   Cooking with Class, Volume II will be on line until the end of January for those who wish to submit a recipe on line. To submit recipes go to www.gatebook.com, username, Campbell, password, county. Individuals who are not online can send typed copy to Recipes, P.O. Box 291, Jacksboro, TN. The proceeds of the cookbook will go to the Ken Bruce Scholarship Fund at Campbell County High School.   The Democratic Committee meeting for January to be held in Jellico will be scheduled and announced at a later date, due to extreme weather conditions.   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.   Editor’s note: Because of Friday’s icy road conditions come church news was included in this section. The regular deadline for inclusion in church news is Fridays at 3 p.m.   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.