Community Calendar

Relay for Life Silent Auction

Apr 25, 2015 to May 4, 2015
Wilson Bank & Trust-Smithville office

The Wilson Bank and Trust Relay Team is having a Silent Auction through May 4th. There are over 70 items to bid on. You name it we have it. Items available for bid at the Wilson Bank & Trust-Smithville office.

“The Blushing Brides”

May 9, 2015
2:00 P.M. & 6:30 P.M.
DeKalb County Community Theater

Come Support DeKalb County Community Theater in their Dessert & Drinks Comedy Theater Event “The Blushing Brides” Directed by Josh Issac. This is a Comedy about what happens when you tell just one little lie. In Jackson’s case the lie lands him three pretend brides and a house full of crazy people. You can’t miss this cast as they take you through a romantic-comedy ride of deceit, terror, and plenty of Cake! “The Blushing Brides” will be presented at the DeKalb Community Complex on Saturday May 9th at 2:00pm and 6:30pm, and Sunday (Mother’s Day) at 2:00pm. This would be a great Mother’s Day gift for the whole Family. Tickets are $15 each and you must purchase them in advance. You can also purchase a table of 6 with Reserved Seating for $90. Any ticket purchase of 6 or more will receive Reserved seating. For tickets or more information call 615-318-2298.

Donations Needed for Fuston Cemetery Fund

Apr 22, 2015 to Apr 30, 2015
Fuston Cemetery Fund

The Fuston Cemetery in DeKalb County is in need of money for mowing the grass. J.C. Cantrell has been mowing it for all of these years without pay. His parents are buried there. Mr. Cantrell died last year. They have a guy who will mow it for $60 every two or three weeks, April through September. Some of the names of people buried there are the Taylors, Kirbys, Delongs, Judkins, Hicks, Cantrells, and others. The cemetery is located 1.8 miles out the Keltonburg Road (Highway 288) on the right. Go through the gate and then about a fourth of a mile to the cemetery. Please check and see if you have relatives buried there. A fund has been set up for this. You can send money or a check to Ivadell Randolph, 787 Keltonburg Road, Smithville 37166. Also note at the bottom of the check that this is for the Fuston Cemetery Fund. If you have questions call 615-597-5296, 615-597-7574, or 615-597-7643

Introduction to Birding

May 7, 2015
11:00 a.m.
Smithville Senior Center

The Public is invited to hear Carol William’s and Judy Fuson’s …Program….Introduction to Birding….Thursday May 7th @ 11:00 at The Smithville Senior Center.

RunDown 5K

Apr 25, 2015
8:00 a.m.
DeKalb West School

The first ever "RunDown 5K" will kick off this Saturday morning (April 25) at DeKalb West School. The race will begin promptly at 8:00 a.m. rain or shine. There is will be a 1-mile fun run after the 5K starts. Race day registration is at 7:00 a.m. Cost is $30. Pre-registered check-in is at 7:15 am. Early packet pick-up will be Friday, April 24 from 6-7 p.m. at DeKalb West in front of the gym. Money raised will benefit Downs Syndrome awareness.

DCHS Basketball Cheerleader Fundraiser

May 13, 2015
Prichard's Foods

Win up to $500 in Free Groceries at Prichard's Foods in Alexandria in a DCHS Basketball Cheerleader Fundraiser. Tickets are $5.00 for one ticket or $20 for five tickets. Tickets are available at Prichard's Foods, Liberty State Bank, and the DCHS cheerleaders. The drawing will be Wednesday, May 13. Must be at least 18 years old to participate. Complete rules available upon request.!

18th Annual Relay for Life

May 8, 2015
6:00 p.m.- Midnight
Greenbrook Park

The 18th annual Relay for Life for the American Cancer Society is scheduled for Friday, May 8 at Greenbrook Park. This year's theme is taken from Dr. Seuss "Cancer: Not Here, Not There, Not Anywhere". Come share the experience and take pride in knowing that you are working to create a world where this disease will no longer threaten the lives of our loved ones or claim another year of anyone's life. The event begins with musical entertainment at 5:00 p.m. followed by the opening ceremony at 6:00 p.m. featuring personal testimonies from cancer survivors and then a Survivors' Lap, during which those who have survived the struggle circle the track together to help everyone celebrate what has been achieved against cancer. As the sun sets, Luminaria bags lining the track illuminate the night and then a hush falls over the event as Relay participants, survivors and caregivers gather together for a Luminaria Ceremony at 9:00 p.m. to remember loved ones lost to cancer and to honor those who have battled the disease. For more information, please contact Marlene at 931-235-6286 or visit

Flag Retirement Ceremony

May 4, 2015
6:00 p.m.

The Annual Community Wide Flag Retirement Ceremony will be held Monday, May 4 at 6:00 p.m. at the courthouse next to the eternal flame on the southside of the building. The event is sponsored by Woodmen of the World Family Fraternity joined by Scout Troop #347 of Smithville. Bring your old flags that you would like to retire. Also bring your lawn chair if you are not able to stand for the ceremony. For more information, call 866-836-2459

County Commission Meeting

Apr 27, 2015
6:30 p.m.

The DeKalb County Commission will meet Monday, April 27 at 6:30 p.m. in the downstairs courtroom of the courthouse.

DeKalb/Cannon County Amateur Radio Club Meeting

Apr 30, 2015
6:30 p.m.
Cannon County High School

A meeting of the DeKalb/Cannon County Amateur Radio Club will be held on Thursday, April 30th at 6:30 PM at the Cannon County High School, 1 Lion Drive - Room 115, Woodbury, TN 37190. All local amateur radio operators and those interested in amateur radio are invited to attend.

Amateur radio operators also called “hams” communicate with other operators in the local area, statewide, nationally, and even worldwide. Hams also aid during times of emergencies with vital communication links. The DeKalb/Cannon County Amateur Radio Club is an affiliated club of the American Radio Relay League. Call 615-597-9563 for more information or check out the club's webpage at


Subscribe to Community Calendar

Follow Us


News Feed

WJLE Radio

2606 McMinnville Hwy
Smithville, TN 37166

Phone: 615 597-4265
FAX: 615 597-6025

Local News

6:30 A.M.
7:30 A.M.
8:55 A.M.
12:00 NOON
4:00 P.M.
9:45 P.M.

DTC Communications

Fiddlers Jamboree