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DeKalb/Cannon County Amateur Radio Club Meeting

Jul 31, 2014
6:30 p.m.
County Complex

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

The Haiti Project's First Annual Benefit

Aug 2, 2014
6:00 p.m.
Stella Luna Art Gallery

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

Aug 7, 2014 to Aug 28, 2014
Regular Hours
Justin Potter Library

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.

County Commission to Meet

Jul 28, 2014
6:30 p.m.

The DeKalb County Commission will meet Monday, July 28 at 6:30 p.m. in the third floor courtroom of the courthouse.

The agenda is as follows:

Budget amendments and quarterly reports

Update expenditures and revenues-Sales tax report

Discuss Budget
Appropriation Resolution
Tax Levy Resolution
Non Profit Resolution
Adopt budget statements of the individual funds as amended for the new consolidated budget

Discuss Boards

Discuss bids for Transfer Station, Courthouse Roof and Fence

Discuss Waste Oil Grant and Sites Completion

Discuss Possible Fire Station for Four Seasons community approximately 10 miles from city limits to the boat dock

Discuss speed bumps and pavement patching

Discuss repair to Omega floor approximately 4 feet wide where concrete meets wood

Discuss new buildings for three convenient sites

Discuss emergency purchases for repairs at landfill for equipment repairs


THP to Conduct Driver License Check Points

Aug 9, 2014
State Route 146

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.

Free Computer Class

Aug 14, 2014
5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
DeKalb County Complex

Free Computer Class

Thursday, August 14th
5:00 – 7:00 pm

Motlow classroom at the DeKalb County Complex

Free Computer Basics Class - contact Justin Potter Library at 615-597-4359 to reserve a seat.

DeKalb Middle School 6th Grade Orientation

Jul 29, 2014
6:30 p.m.
DeKalb Middle School

DeKalb Middle School 6th Grade Orientation will be Tuesday, July 29. Students with the last name beginning with the letters "A" to "K" will need to arrive at 6:30 p.m. and report to the auditorium. Students with the last name beginning with the letters "L" to "Z" will meet at 7:30 p.m. and report to the auditorium as well.

Free Car Wash

Aug 9, 2014
9:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
Mapco Express

The DeKalb Juvenile Court & Judge Bratten H. Cook, is sponsoring its 15th Annual August Community Service Car Wash on Saturday, August 9 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.. Bring your cars to Mapco, on the corner of Hwy 70 and North Congress Blvd., Smithville. The rain date is August 16th.

UCHRA Commodities Distribution

Aug 14, 2014
1:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.
UCHRA Office at 726 S Congress Blvd, Smithville

The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) will hold a commodities distribution for DeKalb County, Thursday, August 14, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the UCHRA Office 726 S Congress Blvd, Smithville. Everyone must present a valid UCHRA commodity card in order to receive commodities. To sign up or reprint lost commodities cards contact your local UCHRA office. The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, color, national origin, religion, or disability in admission to, access to, or operations of its programs, services or activities.

Kindergarten Open House

Jul 28, 2014
6:00 p.m.
Smithville Elementary School

Kindergarten Open House at Smithville Elementary School will be Monday, July 28 at 6:00 p.m. All students who pre-registered for kindergarten at Smithville Elementary are invited to meet their teacher and complete the rest of their registration paperwork on Monday evening, July 28 beginning at 6:00 p.m. Families who attend this event will NOT need to come back on registration day, Thursday, July 31.


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