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The Humane Society will hold its monthly meeting April 21, 7 p.m. at the LaFollette Recreation Center.


The Campbell County Democratic Party will have a potluck supper and business meeting on April 21, at 6 p.m. at the West LaFollette Community Center. Members and supporters are asked to bring a covered dish. Call (865)617-3313 for more information.


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.


Stinking Creek clean up/RRB will be held April 23 from noon to 4 p.m. For more information call 784-4851.


The Clearfork Community Institute will celebrate Earth Day on April 23 from 11 -4. Local veterans will raise the flag at 11 am to kick off the activities. There will be an Easter egg hunt, music, games, food and numerous other activities for all ages. For more information please call (423) 784-0095.      


A bass tournament will be held at the Anderson County Park on April 23 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Guaranteed $1,000 to the winner. The bass tournament is the sixth annual and is sponsored by the CCHS Band Boosters.  The entry fee is $75 per boat.  For more information please contact David Ogg at (865)599-7077 or call the high school band room at 562-3885.   


The Clinch-Powell Regional Library Board will meet April 26, 5:30 pm, at the Clinton Shoney’s. An optional dinner is at 5 p.m. The Clinch-Powell Regional Library serves public libraries in Anderson, Campbell, Claiborne, Morgan, Scott and Union counties.  For more information, please call (865) 457-0931.


The Norris Lake Flotilla of the U.S. Coast Guard will meet April 26 starting at 6 p.m. at Lassie’s Lodge in Caryville.


The Operation Round-up board will meet April 28, at 9 a.m. in the LUB Conference Room.Applications for Community Project Funds must be submitted to LUB by April 26.


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.


West, Crabtree and Claborn Reunion will be held May 7 at 11 a.m. at Cove Lake State Park shelter #5. Please bring two covered dishes and drinks.


To kick off Nation Nursing Home Week May 8 -14, Summit View of Lake City will host on opening reception on May 9 from 10 -11 a.m.


Social Media For Your Business will be presented on May 9 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Roane State Community College. Presented by the Virtual Interactive Center and Todd Fisher, Director Center for Entrepreneurial Growth. For information/registration, please contact the County Mayor’s Office, Billie Russell, 562-2526 or billie@campbellcountygov.com.


A benefit for Bill Hamilton will be held May 12 from 1 p.m. to midnight at Crab Apples/American Legion 280. For more information call (865) 426-4700. There will be an auction, raffle, food and karaoke party.


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.


Woodmen of the World, Campbell County Senior Citizens Center and Martin Wilson Funeral Home will host a Senior Prom on May 28 at 7 p.m., dress is semi-formal to formal. Please RSVP to Birdine Dixon at (423) 912-0881 or Holly Claborn at (423) 871-1641.


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. 


Donations for Indian Creek Cemetery can be sent to Darlene Irwin, 142 Yoakum Hollow Road, Jacksboro, TN or call 563-9822.


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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