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News Notes Sept. 29, 2011

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Community Health of East Tennessee’s Family Services Center will host the 14th annual candle light ceremony to honor victims and survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault on Oct. 4 at 7 p.m. at the Cove Lake State Park Pavillion. County Mayor William Baird will present a proclamation. The Stanfield Church of God drama team will also be performing during the program. For more information call 562-8325.

 

The Clothes Closet is moving to 109 Pleasant Ridge Road. It will now be open on Thursdays and Fridays each week, beginning the second week of October. Hours will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each of those days. For more information call 562-8325 or 563-1035.

 

Doug Hallock will perform at the First Baptist Church in Jacksboro on Sept. 29 at 6:30 p.m. Celebrate Recovery is sponsoring the concert. Admission is free.

 

Caryville Elementary School will have its annual Fall Carnival and Chili Supper on Sept. 30 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Chili supper tickets are $5.

 

Donations of toys and stuffed animals are being sought to give out to children at Christmas. Items can be dropped off at 210 Sharps Lane Apt. 130. Volunteers and a flatbed truck are also needed. For more information call 566-6699.

 

Cumberland Mountain Eagles will have music by Centric on Oct. 1 at 9 p.m. Darts will be played on Tuesdays at 7 p.m.

 

There is an election of board members and officers on Oct. 3 at the Campbell County Senior Center. The board meeting starts at 9:30 a.m. Nominations are to submitted in writing to the center by Sept. 29. The nominee must be a current member of the Senior Center. For more information call 562-6672.

 

Free flu shots will be given by St. Mary’s Medical Center on Oct. 1 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at LaFollette Church of God. 

 

A fundraiser will be held at Stoney Fork High School on Oct. 1 beginning at 9 a.m.

 

Jellico Highway Church of God is now offering a complete meal in a box on a monthly basis. 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. Number of boxes is limited.

 

East Tennessee Political Item Collectors Fall Show will be held in Knoxville on Oct. 1 at the Magnuson Hotel (across from West Town Mall).  It is free to public from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m.  Varied collections and venders will display for show and sale.

 

 

Speedwell Volunteer Fire Department will host a chicken dinner on Oct. 1 at 10 a.m. Meal includes chicken, side items, dessert and drink. Carry outs available. For more information call 562-2266.

 

Cinderella's Closet will host Southern Couponin’ on Oct. 1 at 4 p.m. and on the first Saturday of every month will be a coupon swap. Bring expired coupons for to send to overseas military. This is time is for moms so please no small children. For more information call Shona Phelps at 566-2227.

 

Cove Lake Hiking Chapter of the TTA will be having its monthly meeting at the new recreation center in LaFollette on Oct. 4 at 7 p.m.

LaFolltte Middle School will have a fall carnival Oct. 3 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

 

Towe String Road will be closed on Oct. 4 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the railroad crossing.

 

Fire On The Mountain will be Oct. 3-7. An old fashioned camp meeting will be held at Camp Jubilee, 3316 Owens Ridge Road, Tazewell. For more information call (423) 733-8581.

 

There will be a fall carnival at Wynn Habersham, Oct. 7, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.  There will be food, fun, and games for all ages. Admission is $1 at the door. Wristbands can be purchased in advance for $20.

 

The Campbell County Children’s Center is scheduled to move into the new facility on Oct. 5. The center will re-open Oct. 10. Call 562-4190 for more information.

A fall carnival will be held at LaFollette Elementary School on Oct. 7 from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Armbands will be sold for $10 or 50 cents per ticket. The haunted house admission is $1.

 

Cumberland Gap Day is Oct. 15 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Historic Downtown Cumberland Gap. For more information call (423) 869-7311.

 

The secondannual Cove Lake State Park Knap-In and Primitive Skills Festival will be held from 9 a.m. until sunset each day beginning on Oct. 14 through Oct. 16.  Flint Knapping is the shaping of fracture stones such as flint, chert, and obsidian into arrowheads, knives, etc. Vendor’s fee is $15 for the weekend. For further information regarding camping fees and park rules, visit www.tanasibows.com or call Cove Lake State Park at 566-9701.

 

The Campbell County Historical Society's annual cemetery tour will be held at Well Spring Cemetery at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 20. In case of rain, the tour will be rescheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 27. For more information please contact the Campbell County Historical Society at 566-3581 or Joe Stephens at JoeStephens10@hotmail.com.

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 Wed. at 8 p.m. and Sun. 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.

 

Alcoholics Anonymous meets Mon., Tues., Thurs., Fri., and Sat. 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 (423)525-9040 for information.

 

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 494-5801.

 

Volunteers from the LaFollette United Methodist Church will build ramps for people in Campbell County. For more information call 566-7666.

 

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