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News Notes for the week of 12-31-08

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By The Staff

The LaFollette Street and Sanitation Department will closed Jan. 1 in observance of New Year’s Day. Thursday’s garbage will be picked up on Jan. 2.

Community Health Clothes Closet will be open on Jan. 2 and 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Cove Lake Hiking Club will meet Jan. 5 at 6 p.m. at the LaFollette Recreation Center for its monthly meeting. For more information contact Richard Helm at 562-1110.

The Senior Citizens Board meeting will be held Jan. 5 at 10 a.m.

A community meeting will be held Jan. 5 at Elk Valley Elementary School at 7 pm.  A discussion will be held about issues facing the community including the school. Dr. Martin and district school board members have been invited to attend.

A Medic blood drive will be held Jan. 9 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Senior Citizens Center.

A first aid and CPR course will be held at Jacksboro United Methodist Church on Jan. 10 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. A $20 fee covers materials and lunch. Testing for certification is available upon request. Space is limited call the church at 562-3896, leave a message if no answer.

The Grascals will perform in the Old Claiborne County High School Auditorium in Tazewell on Jan. 11 at 2 p.m.  Call (423) 869-2444 or check gibsonproductions.com  for more information.

The Chamber of Commerce will host a reception honoring Betty S. Snodderly on Jan. 13 at the Tennessee Career Center in Jacksboro from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Cove Lake Hiking Club will host a hike at Yahoo Falls in Big South Fork in Kentucky on Jan. 17. Anyone interested should meet at Eagle Market in the back parking lot at 9 a.m. Dress warm, pack a snack and plenty of water. For more information or reservations contact Richard Helm at 562-1110.

The Coalition Addressing Juvenile Issues has cookbooks for sale at the price of $10. All proceeds will benefit the Coalition Addressing Juvenile Issues. Contact Peggy Watson at 562-6020 for more information.

Campbell County High School now has 2006-07 yearbooks available for $50. Yearbooks from former years are discounted to $20. Please call 562-8308, Mrs. Bolton or stop by the school for more information.

The Senior Citizens Center will provide seniors 60 and older, if qualified, a free daily lunch Monday through Friday paid for through a Food Lion Grant. Transportation is provided to and from the center if needed, please call 562-6672 for further information.

The Senior Citizens Center is now open on Saturday nights as well as Thursday nights with the Ole Spice Band. On Thursday night’s door opens at 6 p.m. with music starting at 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. the cover charge is $3 for Thursday. On Saturday nights the door opens at 7 p.m. with music starting at 7:30 until 10:30. The cover charge on Saturday is $5. There is a snack bar open each night.

The Senior Citizens Center’s Folk Art Class is held on Monday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., open to all ages.

A panic attack, anxiety and stress program will have local meetings on Wednesday at 7 p.m. For more information call 732-940-9658.