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News Notes

By The Staff

 

Jellico City Council will meet Feb. 19 at 6:30 p.m.   The Campbell County Humane Society will meet Feb. 19 at 7 p.m. at the LaFollette Recreation Center.   Powell Clinch Utility District will host the Campbell County Chamber of Commerce Coffee on Feb. 19 from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the Campbell County Career Center.   The local board for emergency food and shelter will meet on Feb. 19 at the LaFollette Utility Board, for more information contact Diane Carr at 562-2948.   Relay for Life team captains meeting will be held Feb. 19 at 5:30 p.m. at Jacksboro Middle School.   The Campbell County Historical Society will meet Feb. 19 at 7 p.m. at the Historic Wedding Chapel. James E. Dunn, Sr. of Aventi Hospice Services will be speaking on Hospice care in Campbell County.    A beginner’s quilting class will be held at the Chaniott and Carroll Studio of Art on Feb. 21 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This class will make a quilt block using the traditional hand-pieced method. For more information call Terri Chaniott at (423)907-2282.   Cumberland Mt. Eagles #4363 will have all you can eat beef stew and chowder for $5 at 6 p.m. and Karaoke by Anna on Feb. 20 with music by Whisky Springs on Feb. 21 at 8 p.m.   Marble Springs will host a workshop/lecture on lye soap making on Feb. 21. The workshop begins at noon. There is no charge for this workshop but donations are always appreciated. Please call (865)573-5508 or email marblesprings@hotmail.com information. for more   Campbell County Shrine Club will hold its monthly meeting Feb. 23 at the DAV building. A pot luck is planned please bring a covered dish. Dinner at 6 p.m. with meeting at 7 p.m. Spaghetti Supper will be discussed.   Beth Hickman, field representative for Congressman Lincoln Davis, will visit Campbell County on Feb. 26. She will be available to meet with constituents and assist them with federal matters. She will be in the council chambers at the Caryville City Hall from 10 to 11 a.m. and at the Jellico City Hall in the council chambers from 2 to 3 p.m.   The Senior Citizens Center will be hosting a health fair on March 6 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.   Public or private voluntary agencies interested in applying for the Emergency Food and Shelter Program funds must contact Diane Carr with the East Tennessee Human Resource Agency at 562-2948 for an application; the deadline for applications to be received has been changed from March 2 to Feb. 18.   The Christian Academy of Campbell County will host a Spaghetti Dinner on March 15 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. sponsored by Fazoli’s. The tickets are $7 and can be purchased at the school or by mailing a check to the school and the tickets will be held at the door. The menu will be spaghetti with meat sauce, salad, bread, cheesecake and a drink.   Anyone interested in joining the Community Health Family Services Center Advisory Council can contact Melanie Cordell, Chief Operating Officer of Community Health Family Services Center at 562-8325. Participation on the council is normally a one year term that can be renewed each calendar year. The council meets once a month on the third Thursday of each month at 2 p.m. at the administrative office in Jacksboro.   A beginning drawing class will be held at the Chaniott and Carroll Studio of Art every Thursday afternoon from 2 to 4 p.m. The class will cover all the basics of drawing, and will explore several different mediums. This class is open to all artists who want to improve their drawing skills as well as beginner level. For more information call Terri Chaniott at (423)907-2282.   Caryville Public Library is having a book sale.  Hardbacks are $2, and paperbacks are $1.  They have a wide range of authors, including Stephen King, Dean Koontz, John Saul, Mary Higgins Clark, Danielle Steel, John Sandford, just to name a few.  Come take advantage of this great deal.  All profits will benefit the Caryville Public Library.   Anyone needing forms for filing income tax for 2008, an ample supply is available at the LaFollette Public Library. These are for filing purposes only. We have no employer forms such as 1099's, etc. The library does not provide assistance for filing taxes and we cannot answer tax questions, but we are happy to provide forms for you.   AARP Tax Aide counselors Charles Gladwell, Pearl Randall, Dan Panzaru and David Green will be available to do tax returns at the LaFollette Public Library. They will do taxes returns every Thursday morning starting Feb. 5 at 8:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m, continuing through April 15. Reservations can be made by calling Nancy Green at the LaFollette Public Library, phone number 562-5154.   Celebrate Recovery is for men and women who are struggling with a hurt, hang-up, or habit. Meetings are held every Thursday evening in the Family Life Center of First Baptist Church, 409 Main Street, Jacksboro. A light meal is served at 6:15 p.m. followed by a large and small group meeting. Refreshments are served afterward at the Solid Rock Café. There is no cost. For more information call 562-5168, Monday through Friday 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Childcare is now available. Child care is provided. Women’s small group addressing anger issues and physically, emotionally and verbally abused women have recently become available. 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.   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.