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News Notes for week of April 26, 2012

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The Campbell County Mayor’s Office and Campbell County Business Incubator invites anyone with and interest in the Campbell County Farmer’s Market to the lower court room of the Campbell County Court House on April 26 at 6 p.m.
The Christian Academy of Campbell County will have an indoor yard sale in the gym on April 28, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The LaFollette Book Club invites anyone interested in reading and discussing good books to join them April 28 at 10 a.m. at the Historic Wedding Chapel at the corner of Sixth and E. Central Ave., LaFollette. Contact Trulene Nash at 562-3725 or email thnash@yahoo.com for more information.
Campbell County High School Band with have a 5K Run/Walk on April 28, starting at 8 a.m., at Cove Lake State Park. Pre-registration is $20, $15 for grades k-12, $25 on the day of the race. For more information call Elria Eldridge Kitts at 562-8687.
First Trust and Savings Bank will host Dance The Night Away For A Cure, April 28 at 6 p.m., at 102 South 8th Street, LaFollette, to benefit Relay for Life. Everyone is welcome. There is $5 admission payable at the door. For more information contact FTSB at 562-5151 or 566-2999.
The Town of Caryville has declared the month of April as Clean Up Caryville Month. The Caryville Sanitation Department will pick up appliances, furniture, tires, etc. Items must be place for curbside pickup. In order for items to be picked up, you must place you name, address, and list items for pickup by calling 562-9478. Pick-up is each Wednesday of the month, April 4, 11, 18, and 25. For more information, call 562-9478 or (865)-740-9820.
The Campbell County Chamber of Commerce will host a golf tournament May 2 at The Greens at Deerfield. Entry deadline is April 25. For more information call 566-0329.
Lose It 4 U Weight Loss Contest meets Thursdays at 7 p.m. at Valley View Elementary. The deadline to enter has been extended to April 26. For more information call 562-5278.
Training will be provided for persons interested in serving as a Red Cross Disaster Action Team Volunteer in Campbell County. Training will be conducted April 26, at 5:30 p.m. at the LaFollette Community Center.
The Campbell County, Anderson County, and Lake City Chambers of Commerce invites anyone to the Powell-Clinch Utility District’s Joint Coffee/Ribbon Cutting at PCUD’s new operations building, 135 Hulsey Lane, Lake City, on May 3 from 8 to 9:30 a.m.

The LaFollette Housing Authority VISTA Program is having a community yard sale May 3,4,and 5 at the Dewey Hunter Center. Everyone is welcome. Set up fee is $3. For more information call Missy at 437 – 7876.
The Ladies Auxiliary of Forks Grove Baptist Church will be having a rummage sale May 4 and 5 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Forks Grove Fellowship Hall. All proceeds are to benefit the ladies’ missions. For more information call 562-9509.
If you are a cancer survivor, Relay For Life would love to have you participate in its annual event on May 4 at Jacksboro Middle School. Contact Traci Ayers Dower at ayersauctionrealty.com or 912-1122 for more information.
The Caryville Community Yard sale is on May 5 on Roach Lane.
A community fish fry will be held May 5, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Stooksbury Lodge. Everyone is invited.
LaFollette Utilities is now accepting application for Operation Roundup funds. Applicants must represent agencies or organizations that help met the needs of worth causes in the local service area. Operation Roundup applications can be obtained at LaFollette Utilities between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. The applications must be turned back in no later than May 9. The meeting will be held May 17, at 9 a.m. in the conference room of LaFollette Utilities.
Mountain Heritage Community Club, in Stinking Creek, will be having trade day the second Saturday of each month. The next one will be May 12. They are also starting the yard sale/flea market day on the same days as trade days. Everyone is welcome. Gates will open at 7:30 a.m. For more information contact Joyce Richter 437-2663 or Tasha Bolton 377-5520.
LaFollette Middle School is collecting Boxtops for Education until May 30. They can be dropped off at the school. For more information, call Tiffany Bruce, at 562-8448.
American Legion Post 280 is looking for all veterans that want to have a home post and are willing to help DAVs, veteran dependants, toy runs, special functions, and benefits. Contact Post Commander or service officer at (865)-426-4700. All nominations for 2012 officers at Post 280 American Legion must be in no later that May. The election will be held in June.
Cumberland Village Care and Rehabilitation will be accepting perennial flowers with memorial stones from families who have lost a loved one at Cumberland Village. For more information contact Debbie Vinsant at 562-0760 ext. 218.
Anyone interested in donating to the mowing and cleaning fund for the Baird Cemetery in Elk Valley, can send contributions to: J. Freeman, 1324 Timbergrove Dr., Knoxville, TN 37919.

Christian Women’s Club of LaFollette, invites ladies to attend their Luncheon the second Wednesday of each month at the LaFollette United Methodist Church 808 E. Central Ave. Meetings are held from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. for a time of fellowship, a delicious meal and program. Each month timely presentations are prepared to inform and entertain those attending.
Community Health Family Services Center Clothes Closet is open weekly on Thursdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. New items are arriving daily. All merchandise 25 cents to $1. For more information call 562-8825.
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.


If you would like to become a Volunteer at LaFollette Medical Center, contact Heather Jordan at 907-1547.


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