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DeKalb County Regional Planning Commission Meeting

May 9, 2016
6:00 p.m.

The DeKalb County Regional Planning Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting on Monday, May 9 at 6:00 p.m. in the courthouse. The agenda for the planning commission is as follows:

Discussion regarding the closure of roads in the River Watch Development.

Training-Powers and Functions of Planning Commission in Tennessee

Other business as necessary

Edgar Evins State Park Presents 1st Annual Children’s Fishing Tournament

Jun 18, 2016
7:30 a.m.
Edgar Evins State Park

Edgar Evins State Park Presents the 1st Annual Children’s Fishing Tournament on Saturday June 18th for children 12 and under only!
Meet at the picnic shelters, registration is from 7:30 am-8:30 am. The tournament starts at 9:00 am until 1:00pm. For more information email brad.halfacre or call 931-858-2114

Sons of Confederate Veterans Host Grave Stone Care Session

May 12, 2016
7:00 p.m.
Mount Holly Cemetery

On May 12, 2016 beginning at 7:00 p.m., the Savage-Goodner Camp 1513 will host a class on the proper methods to care for and clean old grave stones. The class will be held at the Mount Holly Cemetery adjacent to the Elizabeth Chapel Church in Smithville, Tennessee. Jason Boshers from Mt. Pleasant, Tennessee, will teach and demonstrate the proper techniques to care for historic grave stones. Mr. Boshers is the Chief of Staff for the Tennessee Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans as well as its Communications Director. He is also a graduate of Columbia State Community College with a degree in Information Systems Technology and Accounting. He leads the Forrest Project which has a goal to photograph and record the GPS location of the grave of each Tennessee Confederate Veteran.

The public is invited to attend and joint the effort to preserve the history recorded in our local cemeteries. The Savage-Goodner Camp meets monthly on the second Thursday. Its usual meeting place is in the DeKalb County Community Complex in Smithville, Tennessee.

Drive Thru Mobile Food Pantry

May 7, 2016
8:00 a.m.
Smithville Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

As part of its community outreach ministry, the Smithville Cumberland Presbyterian Church is again sponsoring a drive thru mobile food pantry Saturday morning, May 7 rain or shine.

Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. and the food will be delivered from 9:00 a.m. until noon. Unlike most food distributions, those being served by the mobile pantry will not have to get out of their automobiles. They will drive thru in a pickup line and volunteers will deliver the food directly to their vehicles, placing the food boxes either in the back seat or trunk. Cars will line up facing north on College Street across from the Smithville Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

County Budget Committee to Meet

May 11, 2016
6:00 p.m.

A budget committee meeting of the county commission will meet on Wednesday, May 11 at 6:00 p.m. in the downstairs courtroom of the courthouse.

Coffee and Conversations with State Representative Terri Lynn Weaver

May 6, 2016
8:00 a.m.
Angie's Diner in Smithville

State Representative Terri Lynn Weaver will host Coffee and Conversations Friday, May 6 from 8-9 a.m. at Angie's Diner at 918 West Broad Street, Smithville. Come join her as she gives you the wrap-up on the 2016 legislative session of the 109th Tennessee General Assembly. This will be the last Coffee and Conversations until September.

DCHS Tigerettes to Play York Institute in District Softball Tournament

May 7, 2016
10:30 a.m.

The DCHS Tigerettes will play their first game of the District 8AA Softball Tournament Saturday morning, May 7 at Upperman High School in Baxter. Their opponent will be York Institute. The game is set for 10:30 a.m. DeKalb County is the #1 seed. York Institute is the #8 seed. The winner will play Monday, May 9 at 3:30 p.m. against either Upperman or Cannon County. Upperman, the #4 seed and Cannon County,the #5 seed, will play Saturday at 9:00 a.m.

Meanwhile Livingston Academy, the # 2 seed, will face Central Magnet, the #7 seed on Saturday at noon. Macon County, the #3 seed, will take on Smith County, the #6 seed on Saturday at 1:45 p.m.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event

May 14, 2016
9:00 a.m.
725 West Broad Street

A Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event will be Saturday, May 14 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on the lot between the Smithville Church of God and DeKalb Farmers Coop at 725 West Broad Street.

Household Hazardous Waste is defined as corrosive, flammable, toxic, or reactive materials used in your home, car, or truck, or garden and lawn that is unwanted/unusable.

You can dispose of all those left over household chemicals, lawn and garden products and automotive materials that you've never known what to do with.

Things to bring:

Household Cleaners:
Drain openers
Oven cleaners
Wood cleaners & polishes
Metal cleaners & polishes
Toilet bowl cleaners

Home Maintenance Chemicals:
Paint thinners
Wood preservatives
Paint strippers & removers

Fingernail polish remover
Pool chemicals
Photo processing chemicals
Medicines & drugs
Reactive materials
Compressed gas
Mercury Thermostats
Mercury Thermometers
Fluorescent light bulbs
Needles/Sharps (in container)

Lawn & Garden Chemicals:

Automotive Products:
Fuel additives
Grease & Rust Solvents
Air Conditioning Refrigerants
Starter Fluids
Body Putty
Carburetor/ Fuel Injector Cleaners

No medical or infectious waste (besides needles and sharps in puncture-proof containers), explosives, ammunition, radioactive waste including smoke detectors, or any empty containers. Waste from non-household sources such as businesses, schools, farms, churches, etc. will be accepted by appointment only. Call 615-643-3170 to request a price quote and schedule an appointment.

Oil and Oil-based Paint are accepted daily at the DeKalb County Convenience Centers.

For more information call 615-597-5175

Haven of Hope Open House

May 6, 2016
1:00 p.m.
301 West Main Street

Haven of Hope of DeKalb County will be having an Open House, Friday, May 6th from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. We wish to invite everyone to tour our new
location which is located at 301 West Main Street, Smithville (former Magnolia House location).

DCHS Tigers to Face Livingston Academy in District Tournament

May 6, 2016
4:00 p.m.

The DCHS Tigers will make their debut in the District 8 AA Baseball Tournament Friday, May 6 at 4:00 p.m. in Murfreesboro. Their opponent will be Livingston Academy.

The Tigers enter the tournament as the #3 seed and Livingston Academy is the #6 seed. The winner will face either Central Magnet or Macon County on Saturday, May 7 at 2:30 p.m. in Murfreesboro.

Central Magnet, the #2 seed will meet Macon County, the #7 seed on Friday, May 6 at 6:00 p.m. in Murfreesboro


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