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Haven of Hope Grief Support Group Meeting

May 1, 2015
11:00 a.m.
South Congress Blvd

A new grief support group will be starting Friday, May 1st, at 11:00 am at the Haven of Hope located at 612 South Congress Blvd. The group will meet weekly during May and June. The group is free and open to the public. For more information call 597-4673."

School Board to Meet

Apr 27, 2015
7:00 p.m.
Board of Education Building

The DeKalb County Board of Education will have a special called meeting on Monday, April 27 to establish a procedure for selecting the next Director of Schools.

The meeting will be held at 7:00 p.m. at the Board of Education building. A work session is scheduled prior to the meeting at 6:00 p.m.

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.

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.


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