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The Campbell County Artist Association will have its regular monthly meeting on April 14 at 7 p.m.  The meeting will be held in the Chaniott and Carroll Studio in the West LaFollette Recreation Building.  Bring a sample of some of your art work for discussion. Art in the Part will be discussed.  Refreshments will be served.  For more information or directions please call Karen Cumorich at 562-8468.


Community Health Family Services Center Clothes Closet will be open April 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Spring and summer items will be available, all items will be 25 cents. Please bring your own bags. All donations can be dropped off at the administrative office in Jacksboro. For more information call 562-8325.


At 11 a.m. on April 16, Jellico will hold a remembrance with guest speakers, re-enactors, and a three volley salute to all soldiers.


Cumberland Mountain Eagles will have music by Loosewyre on April 16 at 9 p.m.


The Kerbela Temple 2011 mini-clinic will be held April 16 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Kerbela Shrine Temple, 315 Mimosa Avenue, Knoxville. For more information call (865) 573-1901.


Cove Lake Hiking Chapter of the TTA is having a moderate hike at the Cumberland Gap National Park April 16.  Meet at the Food Lion in LaFollette at 9 a.m. to car pool. Bring bag lunch and water. For more info call (423) 869-8286.


The Campbell County Democratic Party will meet on April 19 at the West LaFollette Community Center cafeteria. There will be a covered dish supper at 6 p.m. and a business meeting at 7 p.m. Please bring a contribution to the covered dish dinner. For more information contact Barney Goins at (865) 617-3313.


The Campbell County Chamber of Commerce will host the 2011 Chamber Membership Luncheon on April 19, Cove Lake State Park Pavilion at 12 p.m.  The guest speaker is Sharon Pryse, president of The Trust Company, a state chartered bank specializing in helping individuals, businesses and foundations reach financial goals. Members RSVP at 566-0329, by email at chamber@campbellcountygov.com or their Facebook page.


The Marlow reunion will be held April 23 at Cove Lake State Park next to the restaurant. Lunch will be served at 1 p.m., please bring food for your group and everyone will share. For more information call Delight Randolph Watson at (256) 845-4198 or Janie Engle Schulz at 566-2022.


Senior Citizens of Campbell County folk art class will have an open house and sale on April 29 and 30 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. handmade items will be displayed, some will be for sale, orders will be taken on items not for sale.


The Campbell County Rural Fire Service third annual bass tournament will be held April 30 at the Rainbow free launch. The entry fee will be $40, free will be accepted at the ramp from 5 a.m. – 7:15 a.m. Blast off will be 7 a.m. and the tournament will end at 2 p.m., anyone who comes in after 2 p.m. will be disqualified.  Prizes and trophies will be awarded; there will be a best boat and junker lunker plaque. For more information contact Lynn Jessie at 871-3945.


Knoxville Comprehensive Breast Center’s mobile digital mammography coach will be at Community Health Clinic on May 24 beginning at 9 a.m. Please contact the Knoxville Comprehensive Breast Clinic at 1-800-456-8169, ext. 1003 for more information or an appointment.


The School Nutrition Program will offer a free breakfast to all students during the month of April. For more information call Vicki Woodard, school nutrition supervisor at 865-776-9939 or the cafeteria manager at your school.


The Prom Closet is accepting gently used dresses and shoes for young ladies to wear to the prom. Donations can be dropped off at Campbell County High School through May 1. For more information contact 562-8308 or Monica Bane at banem@K12tn.net.


A spring carnival will be held May 3 from 6 to 8 p.m. at LaFollette Middle School. Students can get wrist bands for $20. Wrist bands do not include the cake walk or bingo.


The Campbell County FFA is trying to restore their local alumni chapter. The FFA Alumni is for anyone, whether a former member, or never been a member at all you can still join. This meeting will cover all the basic information about the Alumni. For more information about joining the Alumni call the CCHS Ag Shop at 562-9179.


Anyone interested in helping fund the mowing and cleaning fund for the Baird Cemetery in Elk Valley, please send contributions to:J. Freeman, 1324 Timbergrove Dr., Knoxville, TN 37919. 


Jacksboro High School class of 1948 will have a reunion on the third Saturday in October at Harrison’s restaurant in Clinton. The classes of 1945-1950 are invited to join the celebration, it will be Dutch treat.  Anyone desiring to attend should e-mail shavetail57@hughes.net or call me (434)933-8942 or (434) 942-9330 and a notice will be sent later with more details. Anyone who would like to volunteer to contact classmates from their year, who won't see this notice, may do so. 


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 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 7 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 can call (865)525-9040.


Celebrate Recovery Meeting is held Thursdays, First Baptist Church Jacksboro, 6:15 light meal, 7:00 large group. Small groups include Life Hurts, God Heals issues: Chemical Dependency, Abuse, Co-dependency, Family Support and more. Excellent program for children, infant to teens.  Call: 423-494-5801

The Landing provides a safe place for students 13-18 years of age to apply the Principles of Celebrate Recovery. Students are given hope for dealing with their hurts, hang-ups, and habits. Confidentiality and anonymity are key components of the program. For more information call 423-494-5801.


Volunteers from the LaFollette United Methodist Church will build ramps for people in Campbell County. If you have difficulty accessing your home and would like more information call 566-7666.


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