Come play paintball with the Iron Horsemen Scenario paintball team. All games are free and open to anyone ages 10 and up (under 16 must have a parent or guardian present) Please bring your own Paintballs and Air. **A1l Guns will be Chronograph below 280 fps before taken on the field** Game Dates: Oct. 25 and Nov. 8 at 8 p.m. Rally Point will be at: side parking lot of Citizens Bank, 130 South Broad Street, New Tazewell. For information contact: Michael Young at (423) 489-9955 or shadowrunl87 @hotmai1.com www. specialopspaintball.com/brigade game locator.
WSCC Office of Enrollment and Development
The PLAN test will be given at Claiborne High School on Oct. 28, 2008 to all 10th grade students. The PLAN test a component of the ACT
College Readiness System will serve as a midpoint measure of academic progress in high school. This test is a predictor of success on the ACT, an early indicator of college readiness. All parents need to make sure your students are in attendance this date.
Claiborne County Foster Parents
Attention foster parents of Claiborne County, or anyone wishing to join our association: We will be having a drawing at our December meeting for a portable DVD player. There will also be a toy table to choose Christmas gifts from. The association will be buying clothes for the children. Contact Kim Long @ 626-1329 with sizes or come to a meeting the first Tues. night at 7 p.m. of each month. Anyone wishing to donate toys, clothes, diapers, or money, please contact Kim Long. Thank you.
Wal-Mart Relay for Life Fishing Tournament
Sat. Oct. 25, 7 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., weigh-in at 2:45 at Brogan’s Free Launch. $50.00 Entry Fee. Over $1000 in cash prizes!!! 1st place: $650, 2nd place: $350, 3rd place: $150. Payout based on 30 boats. Optional $10 biggest fish entry, available the day of the tournament. No live bait; no mean mouth or dead fish allowed. Limits: 12” Spot/KY bass; 14” lg. mouth, 18” small mouth. Biscuits and sausage available in the morning and hot dogs available in the afternoon. For more information or early registration, call Tina Poore or Judy Fleeman at 423-626-6550.
VFW Christmas Angels
New Tazewell’s VFW Post 8779 will be accepting names for their Christmas Angel party for children ages 1-12 on Mon., Oct. 20 through Thurs., Oct. 23. The program is for children who reside in Claiborne County. Parents/guardians need to bring children with official identification and indication of need by the Post Home between 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. each evening until slots are filled.
Cancer Support Group to Meet
Claiborne County Hospital and American Cancer Society will sponsor cancer support group session for cancer patients and families.
The session will be held at the Claiborne County Hospital Cafeteria on Thurs., Oct. 23, 2008, at 6 p.m..
For additional information contact Linda Mallicoat (423) 626-5763 or Lucy Greer (423) 626-3024.
Annual Veterans Day Ceremony
We would like to invite everyone out to our annual Veterans Day Ceremony on Nov. 8 at 11 a.m.. Our annual Veterans Day Ceremony, as always, will be held at the Rome Cardwell Memorial Veterans Park in front of the Tazewell Post Office.
Everyone is welcome to attend. Come on out and bring your friends and family.
Scott Marlow, Claiborne Co. Veterans Representative. For more information, call 423-626-9802.
Trunk or Treat
Girl Scouts of Claiborne County would like to invite the community to the 2nd annual Trunk or Treat on Oct. 24 from 5-8 p.m. at Victory Assembly of God Church. There will be bounce houses, games, food, face painting, crafts and fun.
Everyone is encouraged to come dressed in a kid friendly costume. All money raised will benefit the Girl Scouts of Claiborne County.
Union County High School Veterans Day Program
The students and staff of Union County High School will be holding their 8th Annual Veterans Day Program on Mon., Nov. 10, 2008. Registration and refreshments will be at 9 a.m. with the program starting at 10 a.m. in the auditorium.
Veterans Day is a time to remember and appreciate those who have served our country to bring freedom to all. We will be recognizing and honoring Veterans of our county as well as our country.
For more information, please contact Barbara Williams, program coordinator, at 992-5493 or Bertha Painter at 992-5232. Last year was a big success! Everyone is welcome.
Lunch and Learn
Claiborne County Hospital will be hosting a Lunch and Learn Tues., Oct. 28, 2008 at 12 p.m. in the downstairs conference room of the hospital. The topic will be Sleep Apnea. Lunch will be provided. If you would like to attend, please call Linda Majors at (423) 526-2250.
Christmas (Burley) Beauty Pageant
The 28th Annual T.N.T. Christmas (Burley) Beauty Pageant will be Sat., Nov. 15 at the old CCHS. Contact Mandalyn at 423-526-1941 or 423-626-4239.
Commodities will be given out in Maynardville, Union County, on Nov. 11, 2008 at the Paulette Bldg. on Hwy 33. Hours will be 8 a.m. until 12 p.m., or until the food runs out. Please bring your commodity cards. This is a one-day distribution. If you have any questions please call the Union ETHRA office at 992-8816.
This program is funded under an agreement with the Department of Agriculture.
CHS Veterans Day Program
Claiborne High School will be presenting a Veterans Day program on Mon., Nov. 10, at the school. Breakfast will be served for Veterans beginning at 8 a.m. in the cafeteria. The program will begin at 9 a.m. in the school gymnasium. All Veterans are invited to attend.
TNT Fall Festival
Our fall festival will be held on Fri., Nov. 7, from 5-8 p.m. with the auction at 8 p.m. Parents from T.N.T. Primary School are collecting donated items for our Fall Festival auction. We know that it is only through community support like yours that our fundraising efforts are successful. We sincerely appreciate any donated item that you can provide. Thank you for your support. Admission: $1.00. Bracelets $7.00 unlimited games and inflatables. Bingo and cakewalk not included. Inflatables for the kids, cake walk, games for all ages, plenty of great items for the auction, including theme baskets. Come and eat. Lots of good food available.
Information on Medicare Enrollment
Kim Ward with the State Health Insurance Assistance Program and Medicare Information and Assistance Program from the East TN Human Resource Agency, will be speaking at the Harrogate Senior Citizens Center on Thurs., Nov. 13, at 10:30 a.m. She will be speaking on Medicare Enrollment Updates. Everyone invited to attend. For more information, please call Donna Williams at 423-869-8080.
Haunted House at North Tazewell Volunteer Fire Dept., Oct. 17,18, 24, 25 and Halloween Night. Doors open at 7 p.m. and will be there as long as needed. We are not responsible for Heart Attacks or Wet Pants. Bring a friend and join us in our fun. All proceeds go to the Fire Dept., For information call 423-626-8299, 865-585-4197 or 423-626-6222.
East Tenn. State University Bluegrass Band
East Tenn. State University Bluegrass Band will perform at the Jimmy Martin Memorial Bluegrass Park in Sneedville, Tenn. (Ken Cantwell Airfield, Rt . 33) on Nov. 1, 2008, at 5 p.m. This band has performed all over the United States and in Japan. The Gibsons from Sneedville will open the show at 4:30 p.m. Concessions by the Hancock County Historical Society who is hosting the show.
Please bring a lawn chair a blanket as it is an outdoor performance. For more information, please call 423-733-4541 or 423-733-4911. Bonnie Manning, President, Hancock County Historical Society.
First Baptist Church, New Tazewell is offering UPWARD Basketball to the community again this year. UPWARD Basketball is a Christian sports ministry designed to promote the love of Christ with children and their families as we teach the fundamentals and love of basketball. Specifically designed for
kindergarten through 6th grade children, UPWARD seeks to develop self esteem while teaching respect for authority, sportsmanship, character and athletic skills in basketball. Register NOW-Nov. 6. FINAL SIGN-UP & EVALUATIONS: NOV 3,4,& 6 6-8p.m. First practice week Nov. 17, first game Sat. Jan. 10. Call 626-5401 or 626-2124. Jeff Radford, Director. Ward Slager, Pastor.
Harrogate City Hall
The second of a series of community meetings will be conducted at Harrogate City Hall on Oct. 28, at 6:30 p.m. for the purpose of discussing the establishing of a Design Review Commission to serve as a sub-committee of the Planning and Zoning Commission. The intent of the Design Review Commission would be to review signs, safety, landscaping and well-being of the community. Residents are encouraged to attend and participate in this meeting.
Election night gathering
Election Night Gathering and Pot Luck on Nov. 4 at the Claiborne County Democratic Campaign Headquarters at 109 Main St., New Tazewell. We’ll provide the grill, ice, paper products, etc. Bring your main course, beverage and a pot luck side dish to share, plus your chair. Gathering starts at 6 p.m. and will continue until all the returns are in. Hope to see you there!
The Pfeifers will be featured at the New Hope Church in Morristown, Tenn., on Tues., Nov. 11 at 7 p.m. The Pfeifers have enjoyed much success and are recognized as a leader in the Christian music genre. Their music has been enjoyed by world-wide audiences via the popular Gaither Homecoming video series, as well as performances on the Trinity Broadcasting Network, Gospel Music Television, the DISH Network and the Sky Angel Network. They have also enjoyed much radio success with multiple national hit releases and top industry award nominations. Additionally, group member John Pfeifer received Southern Gospel Music’s 2006 Favorite Instrumentalist Award, presented by The Singing News Magazine, Southern Gospel Music’s leading fan and trade publication.
Annual pumpkin lights
Town of Cumberland Gap Annual Pumpkin Lights, Oct. 29-31, 2008. Come and enjoy the array of decorated pumpkins glowing along Main Street and Festival Park and see the town dressed for Halloween. Stop by the Fire Station on Oct. 31 from 5-9 p.m. for a free hotdog and treat bags for the children.
Claiborne County Emergency Communications District will hold a public hearing to receive comments on the proposed FY 08/09 budget on Nov. 3, 2008 at 6 p.m. at the Claiborne County Justice Center training room. Following the public hearing the board will meet in regular session. Roger Hager, Executive Director Claiborne E-911. 626-5339
Poplar Grove Baptist Church will be having a yard sale Friday, Oct. 24, and Sat., Oct. 25, from 8 a.m. - ??? at the old Poplar Grove School House.
Broken Spur Line Dance Club will host their Halloween party Sat., Oct. 25, starting at 8 p.m. (costumes optional). A NO smoking, NON-alcoholic party. Located in New Tazewell next to Pizza Plus. For more information call 423-626-3027.
ATTENTION: CITIZENS OF NEW TAZEWELL
Leaf pick-up will be each Tuesday beginning Oct. 28, through December 30, 2008. ALL LEAVES MUST BE RAKED TO CURB SIDE. IF NOT CURBSIDE THEY WILL NOT BE PICKED UP. They will be vacuumed each Tues.. Please call to schedule your pick-up. 423-626-5242
Karaoke Friday, Oct. 24, VFW Post 10310 Gibson Station, Va. Starts at 8 p.m. All voices welcome. Call for directions, 276-861-3216. Turn right at Montgomery’s Grocery on Bristol Road, follow signs.
Trunk or Treating
Bethel Baptist Church Halloween get together. Oct. 25. Games start at 4 p.m.. Trunk or Treating at 6:30 p.m. Everyone welcome.
Freemasons Coat Give-Away
The Freemasons at Shawanee Lodge #546 will be handing out coats for those in need Sat., Oct. 25. The coat giveaway will be located at 646 Shawanee Road, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. One coat per person.
HBA Fall Festival
Heritage Baptist Academy, a non-denominational Christian school, will be hosting a Craft Fair on Sat., Nov. 1, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. The Academy is located at 428 Harmon Road in New Tazewell. Admission is free and everyone is welcome.
Also, anyone who is interested in selling items at the Craft Fair should feel free to contact Jacqueline Schubert, Director of Development, at 526-2807. Tables to sell items at the fair may be purchased for a cost of only $25. All items for sale must be new and may include homemade items, various craft items, jewelry, make-up, purses, quilts, baked goods, etc. Please, no garage sale items.