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The Summer Health Celebration will be held at the Dewey Hunter Center on June 25 from noon to 3 p.m. There will be free bounce houses, give-a-ways and free face painting. For more information call (423)377-5114 or (423)201-8013.


Union County Children's Center will be hosting 'Cruisin' 4 Kids' on June 25 beginning at Union County High School. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the ride begins at 10 a.m. The ride will go to Clinch Mountain Overlook and then back to Ann's Restaurant where the registration ticket will cover lunch. Please call (865) 992-7677 for more information.


A horse show will be held June 25 at 6 p.m. at the Mountain Heritage arena. Events for all breeds, no gate fee. For more information call 494-4100.


Cumberland Mountain Eagles #4363 will have a cook out at 4 p.m. on June 26. Happy hour will be from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. with free juke box, $3 a plate. Every member please bring a potential new member, no one under 21 allowed.


The U.S. Coast Guard Norris Lake Flotilla will meet on June 28 at 6 p.m. at Lassie’s Lodge in Caryville.


Jacksboro United Methodist Church will have a Medic blood drive July 7 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.


The Summer Feeding Program  will serve lunches to any child between the ages of two and eighteen at the following locations and times through July 29; South Campbell County; Village Apartments, 11:55- 12:15; Pleasant Ridge Apartments, 11:15-11:40; Jacksboro Middle School, 11:30- 12:30; Crown Pointe Apartments Playground, 12- 12:30, West LaFollette School, 11:30- 12; LaFollette Housing Authority G-2, 11:15- 11:45. Breakfast will be served at Jacksboro Middle School from 8 -8:30. North Campbell County; Elk Valley School, 11:45-12:15; Jellico High School, 11:30- 12; Myrtle St. Housing Authority, 11:30-11:50, Harding St. Housing Authority, 11-11:20, Login St. Housing Authority, 12- 12:20; Indian Mountain State Park, 12:40- 1:10 and Newcomb Baptist Church, 12- 12:45. Breakfast will be served at Jellico High School 8-8:30.


Divorce hurts. Find Help at DivorceCare. DivorceCare is a special weekly seminar and support group for people who are separated or divorced. Sponsored by Jacksboro First Baptist Church, Wednesday nights at 6 p.m. For more information call 562-5168.


Megan Mikesell, field representative for Dennis Powers will be at the Jacksboro City Hall Conference Room on the first Thursday of each month from 10 a.m. until noon.  She will be meeting with anyone who needs help with any state issues.  No appointment is necessary.


Chaniott and Riekardt Art Studio will be hosting a landscape oil painting class every Thursday from 1 – 3, the fee is $10. Participants must bring their own supplies as well as a 16” X 20” canvas. The studio is located in room 26 of ht LaFollette Community Center. For more information call Terri Chaniott at (423) 907-2282.


Donations for Indian Creek Cemetery can be sent to Darlene Irwin, 142 Yoakum Circle, Jacksboro, TN 37757 or call (423)563-9822.


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