DeKalb County Government is accepting applications for JUDICIAL COMMISSIONER. Applications can be picked up at the County Mayor’s office and must be returned by NOON Wednesday February 17, 2016. DeKalb County is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against anyone based on race, color, national origin, disability, or age.
The Smithville FCE Club meets every second Thursday of the month at 10:00a.m. in the UT Extension meeting room of the County Complex. The Club welcomes women who are interested in home and garden activities, arts, crafts, educational and community matters. The next meeting will be February 11, 2016. Refreshments will be served.
The DeKalb County Courthouse, County Complex County Offices and the Smithville Senior Center will be closed Monday February 15th in observance of President’s Day. The County Court Clerk’s office will also be closed Saturday February 13th.
A Edgar Evins State Park Couch to 5k Training Program will be Saturday, February 20 at 10:00 a.m. Meet at Edgar Evins State Park Camp Store. Each participant will be given training schedule and map for our upcoming 5 k on April 30, 2016. This event is for all ages for more information contact Ranger Brad Halfacre at 931-644-3577 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ARE YOU RAISING A RELATIVE CHILD OR NEED HOUSING ASSISTANCE?
For more information on housing assistance and/or support while raising a relative child, please contact Melissa Allison at the Upper Cumberland Development District toll free at 1-877-275-8233.
A support group meeting, for relatives that are caring for relative children, will be held, Wednesday, February 24, 2016, at the Fiddlers Annex, Smithville, TN., from 3:30 – 4:30 pm.
For housing assistance while caring for relative child, contact Myra Walker at 931-432-4111.
DeKalb West School Update:
TNReady testing at DWS February 16th- March 4th. Each child 3-8 will test 4 days of the window. A parent note is going home to students next week regarding days their child will test with TNReady information.
DWS Family Literacy Night with Mike Shoulders on Tuesday, March 1st 6:00-8:00 pm. All ages welcome.
Mrs. Vinson will be in the building Feb. 10th and 17th working with K-4 teachers.
- Progress Reports will go out Tuesday, February 9th
- NES fundraiser will begin Monday, February 10th (cookie dough)
- TN Ready testing begins here on Tuesday, February 16th.
- Our next PBS Reward will be on Friday, February 12th.
- NES newspaper staff is working on the 3rd edition of "News from the Nest"
The DeKalb County High School Baseball season opens in March.
The first game is set for Monday, March 14 at 5:00 p.m. against Eagleville in Smithville. The following day, Tuesday, March 15 the team will host White County at 5:00 p.m.
The program has a new website which features photos, news, schedule, roster, and more. Visit the site for complete information about DCHS baseball at www.dekalbbaseball.com.
The DeKalb County Board of Education will meet in regular monthly session Thursday, February 11 at 7:00 p.m. at DeKalb Middle School. The board will also have a work session at 6:00 p.m.
The agenda is as follows:
Consider and act on Tenure
Consider and act on an agreement between the DeKalb County Board of Education and Jon Foutch concerning a property easement at DeKalb West School.
Committee and School Reports
Any other business that may properly come before the Board.
The consent agenda:
Consider and act on DCHS FFA attending State Convention March 20-24 at Gatlinburg
The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting a seatbelt checkpoint on February 12th at SR 56S.
2606 McMinnville Hwy
Smithville, TN 37166
Phone: 615 597-4265
FAX: 615 597-6025