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DeKalb West School Registration

Jul 31, 2014
Salem Baptist Church

Only NEW students to DeKalb West School will need to register Thursday, July 31 and that sign-up will take place at Salem Baptist Church in Liberty. All DWS students who were enrolled last year will NOT attend on Thursday. Buses will still transport high school students from the West School zone on Thursday. The first day of school for DeKalb West is still set for Monday, August 4. Returning students will be given registration packets to take home that day. Workers are burning the midnight oil finishing up the new addition and other renovations at the school.

DeKalb Fire Dept. Blue Springs Station Fundraiser

Aug 2, 2014
1:00 p.m.
DeKalb Fire Department Main Station

The DeKalb County Fire Department's Blue Springs Engine 69 Station will have a fundraiser Barbeque Lunch and Cake Auction on Saturday, August 2. Lunch starts at 1:00 p.m. with the auction at 2:00 p.m. at the DeKalb County Fire Department Main Station at 782 King Ridge Road, Dowelltown. Enjoy a barbeque sandwich, chips, baked beans, and dessert. The lunch is $7.00 per person. Donations are welcome.

Motlow Class Registration

Jul 30, 2014
9:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
County Complex

A Motlow representative will be at the Smithville location in the county complex on the following dates and times to help students apply and register for classes:

Wednesday, July 30: 9:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.

Tuesday, August 5: 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

Thursday, August 7: 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

Wednesday, August 13: 9:00 a.m. until noon

Annual Prayer for our Schools

Aug 3, 2014
2:00 p.m.
DCHS gym

The Annual Prayer for our Schools will be Sunday August 3 at 2:00 p.m. at the High School gym. Everyone is invited to come and pray for the new school year.

Tramel Reunion

Aug 23, 2014
12:30 p.m.
Greenbrook Park

The annual Tramel reunion will be held on Saturday, August 23 at Greenbrook Park, Shelter #1. Lunch at 12:30.

DeKalb/Cannon County Amateur Radio Club Meeting

Jul 31, 2014
6:30 p.m.
County Complex

A meeting of the DeKalb/Cannon County Amateur Radio Club will be held on Thursday, July 31st, 2014 - 6:30 PM at the DeKalb County
Complex, 722 South Congress Blvd., Smithville, TN 37166. 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

The Haiti Project's First Annual Benefit

Aug 2, 2014
6:00 p.m.
Stella Luna Art Gallery

The 500 people of Katamain Haiti live in extreme poverty in the remote mountains of northern Haiti. They do not have electricity. They do not eat everyday and they do not have access to clean drinking water. Their water comes from the cholera infested waters of the Riviere Mancelle. Your help is needed to change that. You can give them the gift of clean water. A benefit art show will be held Friday, August 1 at 6:00 p.m. featuring Haitian Art at the Stella Luna Art Gallery located at 412 South College, Street Smithville. A portion of sales, along with 100% of donations will go directly to fund the building of a catch tank for a mountain spring, a cistern and the 3,600 feet of pipe needed to deliver water to seven water stations located throughout this community.

Library Book Sale

Aug 7, 2014 to Aug 28, 2014
Regular Hours
Justin Potter Library

Library Book Sale
Thursday, Aug. 7th - Thursday, Aug. 28th
101 S. 1st Street, Smithville TN

Justin Potter Library will hold their Semi-annual Book Sale Thursday, Aug. 7th - Thursday, Aug. 28th during regular library hours. For more information, please contact the library at 615-597-4359.

THP to Conduct Driver License Check Points

Aug 9, 2014
State Route 146

The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting driver license roadside safety Check Points during the week of August 9th on
State Route 146 in DeKalb County.

Recognizing the danger presented to the public by unqualified drivers, Troopers will concentrate their efforts on vehicles being operated by drivers who violate the driver license laws of Tennessee.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol has found these driver license roadside safety checkpoints to be an effective means of enforcing driver license laws of
Tennessee while ensuring the protection of all motorists.

Free Computer Class

Aug 14, 2014
5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
DeKalb County Complex

Free Computer Class

Thursday, August 14th
5:00 – 7:00 pm

Motlow classroom at the DeKalb County Complex

Free Computer Basics Class - contact Justin Potter Library at 615-597-4359 to reserve a seat.


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