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Christmas City Lights Contest in Dowelltown

Dec 17, 2017 to Dec 19, 2017

The City of Dowelltown invites you to participate in the 17th annual Christmas City Lights Contest now through Tuesday, December 19 from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. each night. Your Christmas lights need to be lit and on display during those hours. Houses will be judged at different times throughout those days. Prizes are first, second, and third place for Best Scene Overall, Best Door/Porch, and Best Window. Winners will be announced and prizes awarded on Tuesday, December 19. The contest is sponsored by DTC Communications, Wilson Bank & Trust, and Liberty State Bank

American Red Cross Community Blood Drive

Jan 2, 2018
1:30 p.m.
Smithville Cumberland Presbyterian Church

The American Red Cross will have a Community Blood Drive on Tuesday, January 2 from 1:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall of the Smithville Cumberland Presbyterian Church at 201 South College Street. To schedule you appointment log onto redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code: Smithville 19. Wall-Ins welcome. Get a free long-sleeve Red Cross T-shirt when you come to donate December 21-January 7 while supplies last

DCHS Band Christmas Concert

Dec 19, 2017
7:00 p.m.
County Complex

A Christmas Concert will be presented by the DeKalb County High School Band and Choruses on Tuesday, December 19 at 7:00 PM in the theater room at the community center. Admission is free. Preceding the concert will be a spaghetti supper sponsored by the band boosters. Tickets for the spaghetti supper will be sold at the door for $8.

County Commission to Meet in Committee

Dec 18, 2017
6:00 p.m.
Courthouse

An All Committees meeting of the County Commission will be Monday, December 18 at 6 p.m. in the upstairs courtroom of the courthouse.

The DeKalb County Commission meeting for December will be Thursday, December 21 at 6:30 p.m. in the upstairs courtroom of the courthouse.

"Love Lights A Tree" for the American Cancer Society

Dec 5, 2017 to Dec 31, 2017

The American Cancer Society invites you to make a special donation in honor or in memory of a loved one during the Christmas holiday season through "Love Lights a Tree". A special memory board will be erected on the south side of the courthouse that will list the names of loved ones being honored and remembered.

The DeKalb County Unit of the American Cancer Society seeks your support in the "Love Lights a Tree" fundraising campaign to raise money for research to find a cure as well as cancer education and patient services. Donations may be made throughout the holiday season. The persons you honor or remember do not necessarily have to have suffered from cancer.

The names are in "honor of" and in "memory of" for a donation of five-dollars per name. Forms may be obtained at the local banks. For more information, contact Ivadell Randolph at 615- 597-5296, Lynda Luna at 615- 597-5837, Renee Cantrell at 615-684-2688, or Gail Taylor 615-597-5936

DWS Jr Pro Basketball Season Upcoming (REGISTRATION FORM HERE)

DeKalb West School

The DeKalb West School Junior Pro Basketball season will be held February 6 through March 1.

Games will be played on Tuesday and Thursday nights. Practice will be held on Mondays.

Plans are to have four grade groups: (K-1), (2-3), (4-5), (6-7)

The sign up fee is $30 for the first child and then $25 for each additional sibling.

Anyone interested in being a player should fill out the form below (CLICK LINK) so plans can be made to organize teams. The form must be returned by December 8. The money is due in full by January 11.

All board members and coaches must pass background check. If you re interested in being a coach submit your name on the form below (CLICK LINK).

http://www.wjle.com/sites/default/files/Jr%20Pro.%20Sign%20up.pdf

Please return the form to the DeKalb West School Office, Attention, DWS Jr. Pro
101 Bulldog Lane
Liberty, TN 37095

L.B.J. & C. Head Start to be Closed for the Holidays

Dec 18, 2017 to Jan 1, 2018

The L.B.J. & C. Development Corporation Head Start Centers will be closed December 18 through January 1. Children and staff will return to the Head Start Centers on January 2. The L.B.J. & C. Development Corporation Head Start Central Office will be closed December 22, 25, 26, and January 1.

DeKalb Schools to be Closed for Holidays

Dec 21, 2017 to Jan 3, 2018

The Christmas break for DeKalb County students and teachers will be December 21 through January 3. Wednesday, December 20 will be the last day students attend before Christmas break and that will be an abbreviated school day. Wednesday, January 3, 2018 will be a stockpile day for teachers. Students will return after the holidays on Thursday, January 4.

Dining with Diabetes 3-part series classes offered by UT Extension

Jan 9, 2018
5:30 p.m.
County Complex Building

Back by popular demand.....3 night series of classes. Has someone in your family been diagnosed as diabetic or prediabetes? If so, choosing and preparing foods to help control blood sugar can be a struggle. The University of Tennessee County Extension Office is offering Dining with Diabetes classes that will help you learn healthy meal planning and cooking skills that fit the diabetic meal plan. You will learn how to monitor and reduce carbohydrates, fat, and sodium in favorite recipes. Classes will be held January 9, 16, and 23 in the kitchen at the County Complex Building, 5:30 - 7:00 pm. Cost is only $8 and will cover all 3 classes. Payment can be made the first night of class. Space is limited. If you are diabetic or prepare food for a diabetic, to register, call 615-597-4945.

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