Family Fun Day and an Antique Car Show will be Saturday, August 2 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at DeKalb Community Bank in Smithville. Fun for the Entire Family! Admission is FREE! Bring your lawn chair and stay all day! Concessions provided by the Smithville Lions Club. Enjoy inflatables and games for the children; a Back to School Fun Booth. Sign up for school bank to receive free bonus bucks! Pick up your TDOT yellow Dot emergency information. See the THP Rollover car. Airbrush face painting artist Nathan Purtee will be there! Car Show registration from 9:00 a.m. until noon. Judging at Noon. Trophies awarded at 1:00 p.m. Event to be held Rain or Shine! Call 615-597-4663 for more information.
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.
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.
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
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.
The annual Tramel reunion will be held on Saturday, August 23 at Greenbrook Park, Shelter #1. Lunch at 12:30.
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 http://www.dccarc.org.
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
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.
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.
2606 McMinnville Hwy
Smithville, TN 37166
Phone: 615 597-4265
FAX: 615 597-6025