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News Notes

By The Staff

 

Young Champions of America will be starting its spring season Jan. 28 at LaFollette Recreation Center. This is a competition cheer squad boys and girls of all ages are invited to come join. Class fee is $7, uniforms and competitions are optional. Ages 4-6 come at 6 p.m., ages 7-9 come at 6:45 and ages 9 and up come at 7:30. There are no try outs for levels 1-4. Children of all ages can try out for the new level 5 squad.   Cove Lake Hiking Club will meet Jan. 30 at Jacksboro Middle School at 9 a.m. to go hiking on the Hemlock Trail. This is a moderate hike. For more information contact Clyde Edgemon at (865)494-0931.   Cove Lake Hiking Club will host its monthly meeting on Feb. 1 at the LaFollette Recreation Center to discuss upcoming hikes. For more information contact Richard Helm at 562-1110.   There will be a called meeting of the Campbell County Library Board at the Jacksboro Library on Feb. 2 at 6 p.m.   The JHS Class of 1974 will be meeting for dinner on Feb. 20, at 6 pm., at Aubrey’s Restaurant, Powell.    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.  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.   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 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 at 8 p.m., Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m., Thursdays at 6:30 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays each evening at 8 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, Thursdays, 6:15 p.m. light meal, 7 p.m. meeting at the Jacksboro First Baptist Church. For transportation and information call (423) 494-5801. Anger, abuse and divorce groups now available.   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.