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The Town of Caryville Sanitation Department will be closed on July 4 for the holiday. Monday’s garbage will be picked up Tuesday. Tuesday’s garbage will be picked up Wednesday and recycling will be picked up Thursday.

 

Cove Lake Hiking Chapter of the TTA will be having its monthly meeting at the new recreation center in LaFollette on July 5 at 7 p.m. Please bring info regarding trails that you are interested in hiking so that they can start planning the summer and fall hiking schedule. Volunteering for rail work will also be discussed.

 

For a night of music and fun join the Suspects, a band of classic rock and blues at the city of LaFollette back parking lot behind the fire department July 5 at 7 p.m.

 

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

 

Community Cares/Vista Program from LaFollette Housing Authority will have a yard sale at the Dewey Hunter Center July 7 and 8 starting at 9. Anyone interested in setting up can pay $3 per day. For more information call Missy Miller at (423)377-5114 or Casper Dunn at (423)201-8013.

 

The LaFollette Book Club, a membership-based club, will meet July 9 at the Historic Wedding Chapel, Sixth and Central Ave, LaFollette at 10 a.m. Visitors interested in reading/discussing good literature are welcome. Contact President Marie Kile atmmkile@aol.com or 566-7666 to learn more.

 

The Campbell County Artist Association will have its regular monthly meeting on July 14 at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Chaniott and Reikardt Studio in the West LaFollette Recreation Building. Come join the group for an evening a free lance work.  Please bring pencils, charcoal, or other medium you like to draw in and any other supplies you may need. Refreshments will be served.  For more information or directions please call Karen Cumorich at 562-8468 ext. 224

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.

 

The LaFollette Quilters' Guild will not have a meeting in July. The next meeting will be Aug. 3. Members are encouraged to come to the Quilt Patch for charity sewing or to work on their own projects any Wednesday. 

 

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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