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News Notes Jan. 19, 2012

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 Campbell County Chamber of Commerce Networking Coffee will be Jan. 19 at 8:30 a.m. It will be hosted by Campbell County Baptist Association, 707 West Central Avenue, LaFollette. All chamber members and prospective members are invited to attend.

 

The Campbell County Artist Association will have its regular monthly meeting on Jan. 19 at 7 p.m. There will be a board meeting at 6 p.m. prior to the meeting. The meeting will be held in the Chaniott/Reickardt Studio in the West LaFollette Recreation Building. Bring something for show and tell. Refreshments will be served.  For more information or directions please call Karen Cumorich at 423-562-8468, ext. 224.

The Campbell County Historical Society will meet Jan. 19 at 7 p.m. at the Historic Wedding Chapel. Guest speaker will be long time historical society member Alice Coker.

 

Community Health Family Services Center clothes closet will be open to the public Jan. 19-20 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Donations are accepted weekly; for more information or directions, call 562-8352.

The city of LaFollette East LaFollette Community Center will hold ribbon cutting and grand opening on Friday, Jan. 20, at 10a.m.  The center is located at the former East LaFollette Elementary School.Everyone is invited to attend this ceremony.

The banquet for Cougar little league football players and cheerleaders will be held on Jan. 20, at 6 p.m. in the Valley View Elementary School cafeteria. The banquet will include a dinner for all coaches, football players and cheerleaders. Trophies will be given out. Football players need to return all equipment, helmets, and uniforms. Players are able to purchase their jersey for $10.

Living Well with Chronic Conditions Workshop will begin Jan. 2012 at First Baptist Church of Jacksboro. Group will meet for two hours once a week for six weeks. For more information call 907-0054.

 

The Jellico Mayor’s Chili Cook off is scheduled for Jan. 21 beginning at 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Veterans Park. The judging for the cook-off will begin at 11 a.m. Then free chili for everyone.

 

The beekeepers association will have a meeting on Jan. 21 at 5 p.m. at the LaFollette Recreation Center. If anyone has questions call Martin Trowbridge at 377-5680.  

The Campbell County Artists Association is hosting artist Nicholas Hankins, an Alexander Art Company Certified Instructor on Jan. 21, at the Chanoitt/Reikardt Studio from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  The class will be oil painting called Monochrome Winter. Cost for this class is $75 and includes everything needed to paint and $60 if you have your own paints and materials. Bring a roll of paper towels and lunch. Call to reserve a space, Karen Cumorich at 562-8468, ext. 224.  Painting may be seen by going to www.nickhankins.com and clicking on workshops for Jan. 21, under LaFollette.

 

Cumberland Mountain Eagles will have karaoke by KB’s Karaoke and DJ Show on Jan. 21, at 8p.m.

Campbell County Shrine Club will hold our monthly meeting Jan. 23 at the Campbell County Masonic Lodge. Discussions on spaghetti dinner fund raiser. A pot luck is planned. All Shriners and ladies are welcome. Dinner at 6 p.m., meeting at 7 p.m.

 

The Point In Time Count will take place on Jan. 26. This count of the county’s homeless will impact funding for the services provided to this group. A training session for volunteers will be held Jan. 23 at 4 p.m. at the C.H.E.T.  administrative offices.

The Lions Club of Campbell County will meet Monday, Jan. 23, pot-luck supper from 6 p.m.-6:30 p.m. and business from 6:30 p.m. -7:30 p.m.  The Lions Club meets at First Presbyterian Church, 110 W. Ash St., LaFollette, in the meeting room behind the church. Contact Lion Carol McDonald 563-0057 for more information.

The U.S. Coast Guard Norris Lake Flotilla will meet on Tuesday, Jan. 24, at 6 p.m. at Lassie’s Lodge behind the Hampton Inn.

The Campbell Culture Coalition will have its annual meeting on Jan. 24, at 6:30 p.m. at the Cove Lake State Park Pavilion. Guest speaker will be Gary Sexton.

The LaFollette Band will be holding it’s first practice on Jan. 29 at 7 p.m. at the CCHS Band Room. All skill levels are invited to join. Current and former students invited to come. For more information call Aaron Campbell at 912-7171.

 

A singer, songwriter, musician group is being formed in Campbell County. Those interested in learning about songwriting, singing original and cover songs, or jamming and networking with others that share the same interest should contact Gene Blair at 562-9866 or cell 770-377-6817.

 

The Chaniott and Riekart Art Studio can use old 2011 calendars. Place the calendars in the drop box outside the door of room 26 in the community center during the month of January.


Campbell County High School is now accepting orders for yearbooks. Yearbooks are $70, with an additional $5 charge to add a name to the cover. Orders can be placed online at www.balfour.com and pay with a credit card or pay at the school in full or make payments.  

 

The Pinecrest Volunteer Fire Department is seeking new members. Applicants must be over 18 years of age to apply. Applications for membership can be obtained at the fire station on Mount Paran Road on Tuesday nights between 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m.

 

The Best of Times cookbooks are available at Peoples Bank of the South, main branch.  All proceeds go to the Ken Bruce Scholarship Fund. Books are $15.

Jellico Highway Church of God is now offering a complete meal in a box on a monthly give-away. These meals are given away on the third Thursday of each month at the church from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. No application, no questions asked, but there is a limited number of boxes.

 

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 7 p.m. and Sunday at 7 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.

 

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 a 12-step Christ centered recovery program for all types of hurts, hang-ups and habits meets at Jacksboro First Baptist Church on Thursday at 6:15 p.m., light supper, 7 – 9 p.m., large group, small group. Recently added small groups are family support led by Margaret Faulkner and grief recovery led by Dana Redus. A hotline is available at 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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