Community Calendar

County Bid Opening

Apr 26, 2018
10 a.m.

A County bid opening will be Thursday, April 26 at 10 a.m. in the downstairs breakroom of the DeKalb County courthouse.

Smithville Lions Club First Annual Jam- Bluegrass and Craft Festival

May 19, 2018
10:00 a.m.
Greenbrook Park

The Smithville Lions Club First Annual Jam- Bluegrass and Craft Festival will be Saturday, May 19th from 10 am – 3 pm at Greenbrook Park-812 Fisher Avenue. Craft & Food Booths and Bands will be present throughout the day. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy the day. If you pick, bring your instrument and join in the fun.

DeKalb Retired Teachers Association Meeting

May 3, 2018
11:30 a.m.
NHC Healthcare Center

All retired teachers residing in DeKalb County are invited to attend the next meeting of the DeKalb County Retired Teachers Association on Thursday, May 3 at NHC Healthcare Center in Smithville. The meeting will begin at 11:30 a.m. with a meal hosted by NHC. Contact Russell Watson for more details at 615-597-7182 or The June meeting will be June 7 at 11:30 a.m. at St Thomas DeKalb Hospital. Mark your calendar.

Back to the 80’s The Musical

May 12, 2018
DeKalb Community Complex

DeKalb Community Complex is so excited to announce its very first outside theater Event! There is only one show so tickets will go fast!!!
Warren Arts Presents:
Back to the 80’s The Musical
May 12th at DeKalb Community Complex
Tickets are $15
You can go onto Warren Arts webpage or call 615-597-2121 for ticket information.

Smithville Community Blood Drive

May 1, 2018
1:30 p.m.
Cumberland Presbyterian Church

The American Red Cross will have a Smithville Community Blood Drive at the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in the fellowship hall at 201 South College Street on Tuesday, May 1 from 1:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. To schedule your appointment log onto and enter sponsor code: Smithville 19. Walkins welcome. Streamline your donation experience and save up to 15 minutes by visiting to complete your pre-donation reading and health history questions on the day of your appointment. Schedule your blood donation appointment today.

DCHS Vocal Music II Class Concert

May 3, 2018 to May 5, 2018
7:00 P.M.
DCHS Auditorium

The DeKalb County High School Vocal Music II class will perform "The Big Bad Musical" on May 3, 4, and 5 at 7:00 PM in the DCHS auditorium. Admission is $5 for everyone over 5 years old. Come see the Big Bad Wolf on trial for his crimes.

DWS & SES Kindergarten Pre-Registration

May 4, 2018
8:30 a.m.
Smithville Elementary School

Kindergarten pre-registration for the 2018-19 school year will be Friday, May 4 from 8:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at DeKalb West School and Smithville Elementary School.

Children who plan to attend kindergarten must turn five years old on or before August 15, 2018 in order to enroll for the 2018-19 school year.
Please bring the following information with you on pre-registration day:

*Social Security card

*Original birth certificate (certified copy with the state seal, not the hospital copy or mother's copy)

*Current, up to date, physical examination and immunization record (These must be on a Tennessee Department of Health Certificate of Immunization, which can be obtained from your doctor's office or the Health Department)

*Proof of residency for DeKalb County (i.e. gas/electric bill)

*Your child (they will be tested on registration day)

Cancer Survivor and Caregiver Reception

Apr 26, 2018
5:00 p.m.
Elizabeth Chapel Baptist Church

The American Cancer Society will host a Survivor and Caregiver Reception Thursday, April 26 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the Elizabeth Chapel Baptist Church at 1850 Allen Ferry Road Smithville sponsored by Dr. Timothy Tobitt and the Good Health Family Clinic

Cripps Cemetery Decoration

May 6, 2018
2:00 p.m.
Jackson Hollow Road, Temperance Hall

The Cripps Cemetery Decoration is set for the 1st Sunday in May, 6 at 2 pm located on Jackson Hollow Road, Temperance Hall and still maintained by the Cripps family. Come join us and bring a chair, bring a story. Donations are needed for upkeep. If you are unable to attend, donations can be mailed to:
Cripps Cemetary Fund
c/o Marie Cripps
189 Jackson Hollow Road, Lancaster, TN 38569.

"Judy's Traveling Friends"

Apr 5, 2018 to Apr 30, 2018

Judy Redmon took over getting trips together after Wanda Poss passed away. "Wanda's Traveling Friends: is now "Judy's Traveling Friends". Judy has lots of experience in these kinds of activities since she escorted student groups regularly. She is organizing a trip to New York in June. The cost of the trip is $637. That pays for rooming, 10 meals, and transportation. She needs 6 more people to sign up for the trip to make, Anyone interested in going, it is not too late. Please call her at 615-597-6240 for more details. There will be another meeting in the near future or you can call her and she will come get your money.


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