News Notes for week of November 10, 2011

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  The Campbell County Artist Association will have its regular monthly meeting on Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Chaniott and Reikardt Studio in the West LaFollette Recreation Building.  The guest artist will be Suzy Henson. She will demonstrate how to make corn husk dolls.  Bring something for show and tell.  Refreshments will be served.  For more information or directions call Karen Cumorich at 562-8468, ext. 224.

The Clothes Closet will be open every Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the new location. All adult items are $1 and all children’s items are 50 cents. Donations can be dropped off at the administrative office in Jacksboro. For more information call 562-8325.

The Pinecrest Volunteer Fire Department is seeking new members. Applicants over 18 years of age may 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 Christian Women’s Club of LaFollette, a non-profit organization, is inviting ladies to attend its luncheon the second Wednesday of each month at the LaFollette United Methodist Church 808 E. Central Ave. The meetings is from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Each month timely presentations are prepared to inform and entertain those attending. Lunch cost is $10. Call Pat Talley for more information at 562-1962.

A neighbors against crime neighborhood watch meeting for the Pinecrest community and surrounding area will be conducted by Sheriff Robbie Goins and the Campbell County Sheriff’s Department on Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at The Mt. Zion United Methodist Church. For more information call 562-7446.

Galilee Bible Camp will host a quilting retreat on Nov. 11 and 12. Nov. 11 will start at 7 p.m. and Nov. 12 will start at 4 p.m. Registration starts at 6:30 p.m. For more information contact Becky Fladie
at 663.3281 or email thefladieflyer@hotmail.com.

A Veteran’s Day Parade will take place Nov. 11 at 2 p.m. at the LaFollette United Methodist Church. All veterans, active military personnel, merchant marines and participants need to be at the church at 1 p.m.

Campbell County Girl Scouts are having a 12 days of Christmas craft show Nov. 12 at 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Caryville Elementary School. There will be food, crafts, and a visit from Santa.

The Humane Society of Campbell County will hold its annual dog show on Nov. 12 at 10 a.m. at Cove Lake State Park Pavilion.

 A memorial service will be held Nov. 12 at 2 p.m., at the Lake City Veterans' Memorial, in North Lake City, adjacent to the public library and ballpark.


On Nov. 12 the Cove Lake Hiking Club is having a hike at the Obed Overlook Trail. The group will picnic at Nemo Bridge. Bring binoculars water, snack, lunch and a walking stick. Those coming from Campbell County should meet at the Jacksboro Middle School at 7:45 a.m. to car pool down to exit122 on Interstate 75, Burger King by Exxon Station in front of Wal-Mart.  Those coming from Anderson County or Knoxville area meet at this Burger King at 8 a.m. For more information email covelakehiking_tta@att.net

The Lions Club of Campbell County will meet Nov. 14.  Beginning at 6 p.m. is a potluck supper, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. business. The meeting will be held at the First Presbyterian Church, 110 W. Ash St., LaFollette, in the meeting room behind the church. Contact Lion Carol McDonald 563-0057 for more information.

First Baptist LaFollette is the collection site for the shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child for Franklin Graham’s Samaritan’s Purse. The boxes may be delivered on Nov. 14 through 18 from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and on Nov. 19 from 1 p.m. to 4p.m. and Nov. 20 from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Nov 21. From 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. The shoeboxes don’t have to be wrapped. For more information call 562-7649. The goal for the county is 2,000 boxes.


The Campbell County Democrat party will have its monthly meeting on Nov. 15 at West LaFollette School. Dinner will be at 6 p.m. and meeting at 7 p.m.


Cumberland Mountain Eagles 4363 Aerie will have a special election for officers. Nomination of officers will be Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. and voting is Nov. 17 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The LaFollette Community Band will hold a meeting on Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. to discuss practices, concerts, and recruiting. The band is open to players of all skill levels from the 8th grade on. Contact Aaron Campbell at 912-7171 for more information about the band. The meeting will be held at the LaFollette Community Center.

The Campbell County Historical Society will meet Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. at the Historic Wedding Chapel. Guest speaker will be Barry Thacker with the Coal Creek Watershed Association who will discuss the Cross Mountain Disaster.

The Humane Society of Campbell County will hold its monthly meeting on Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. at the new recreation center.


The Campbell County Chamber of Commerce networking coffee will be Nov. 17 at 8 a.m. hosted by city of LaFollette. It will be at the old West LaFollette Elementary/LaFollette Recreation Center. All chamber members and prospective members are invited to attend.


The Operation Roundup Board will meet on Nov. 17 in the LaFollette Utilities Board conference room at 9 a.m. Those seeking assistance should have completed applications submitted by Nov. 11. Applications may be obtained at LaFollette Utilities Board.


The Annual Clairfield Christmas Parade will be held Nov. 26. at 1 p.m. Line up will start at noon at the Clairfield Elementary School. For more info call 784-6809 or 784-3413.

Christmas at Camp Galilee will be on Dec. 4 at 2 p.m. Galilee Bible Camp, 586 Camp Galilee Road, LaFollette.  There will be a Christmas story, puppets, sing carols, make Christmas cards, play games, fellowship, food and more. An offering will be received. For more information contact Adam E. Fladie at (423) 663-3281 or email at thefladieflyer@hotmail.com.

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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