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The Campbell County Artist Association will have its regular monthly meeting on May 12 at 7 p.m.  The meeting will be held in the Chaniott and Reikardt Studio in the West LaFollette Recreation Building.  Individuals, who are putting a piece of their artwork in for the Silent Auction, please have all the information about the piece with you, or bring the piece with you.  Art in the Part will be discussed.  Refreshments will be served.  For more information or directions please call Karen Cumorich at 562-8468 ext 224.


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.


LaFollette United Methodist Church will host a yard sale on May 13 and 14.


Norris Reservoir Bass Anglers annual cancer fund bass tournament will be held May 14 from 7 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Anderson County Park. Entry fee is $40 per boat, first place is $500.


Traders and Old fashion day will be held May 14 beginning at 9 a.m., there is no admission charge and food will be sold.


The Big South Fork Saddle Club will host its first horse show of the 2011 show season on May 14.  The show will begin promptly at 6 p.m. at the Winfield City Park Arena in Winfield. Gaited and non-gaited classes, along with speed events and best of show class. Youth and adult classes. For more information call (423) 371-2924.


The Campbell County Historical Society will meet at the Historic Wedding Chapel on May 19 at 7 p.m. Joe Stephens will be speaking on The Civil War Comes to Campbell County: A Union Meeting at Jacksboro, Union Conventions, and the first federal unit formed in Tennessee-Company B of the First Tennessee Infantry formed at Jacksboro on August 1, 1861. For more information contact the Campbell County Historical Society at 566-3581 orJoeStephens10@hotmail.com


The Campbell County Republicans Lincoln Reagan Dinner will be held May 19 at 6:30 p.m. at Campbell County High School. Featured speaker is Congressman Scott DesJarlais. For ticket information contact Rae Mihal at 784-5297 or Ann Ayers at (865)617-2240.


LaFollette Elementary School will host a talent show on May 19 at 7 p.m.


The Little Community (TLC) Theater is collaborating on a joint project with Joyce Soltesz of the UT Extension Office under the 21st Century After-School Program. In accordance with this initiative, Audience Participation Night will be held on May 20 at 7p.m. at the Dottie Rogers Stage at West LaFollette Elementary School. This will be a fun night in which sections of the audience will be given a “part” and will be cued when to do that part. For more information, please call 562-9474.


The health fair that was scheduled for May 21 at the Senior Center has been cancelled.


Norris Lake Mopar Club will host a cruise in on May 21 from 2 – 8 p.m. at Cove Lake State Park. Entry fee to the cruise in area is two non perishable food items for the LaFollette Food Life Servcies. There will be a 50/50 drawing with the winner picked at 7 p.m. For more information contact Gary Sheppard at (423) 592-0097 or Sam Franklin at (423)912-5293.


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.


Crafters interested in taking part in the Mountain Heritage Festival 2011 should contact Trina Baird at (865)617-1001.


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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