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News Notes

By The Staff

 

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.   There will be a new Beth Moore Bible study on the book of Revelation beginning Jan. 21 at 6:30 p.m. at Cedar Hill Baptist Church.  The study is 10 weeks long and the study guides are $5.  For more information, call Brenda Bennett at 562-4910.   The Humane Society of Campbell County will hold its monthly meeting Jan. 21 at 7 p.m. at the LaFollette Recreation Center.  They will be discussing new grants for spay and neuter along with other issues.    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.   Coats for the Cold will be giving away coats Jan. 22 at the Old West LaFollette School, enter through the cafeteria, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Coats will be available from baby to adult. Hoodies, sweaters and sweatshirts will be available. For more information contact Margaret Ayers at 562-6860.   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.   Lt. Governor Ramsey will be in Campbell County Jan. 26. He will speak at the Campbell County Rotary Club at the LaFollette United Methodist Church. Hack Ayers will also host a chili supper for Lt. Governor Ramsey at Ms. Lassie's Lodge in Caryville.   Beth Hickman, field representative for Congressman Lincoln Davis, will visit Campbell County on Jan. 27. She will be available to meet with constituents and assist them with federal matters. She will be in the Commissioners’ Conference Room at the Campbell County Courthouse in Jacksboro from 10 to 11 and at the Jellico City Hall in the Council Chambers from 2 to 3 p.m.   Ginny's Pet Rescue, Inc. is closing due to financial constraints and other issues. Homes are currently being sought for the remaining animals.   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.   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.