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"Reeling in the Years" Returns Saturday Night

Jan 28, 2017
6:00 p.m.

The Winter edition of Reeling in the Years with D.S. and Shawn is coming up Saturday, January 28 from 6-10 p.m. on WJLE.

The show features pop/rock music from the 60s, 70s and 80s and will include hits that topped the charts during the week of January 28 for various years, including the Number 1 song that week in 1967 and 1987.

Again, Reeling in the Years airs Saturday night, January 28 from 6-10 on WJLE FM.

County Commission to Meet

Jan 23, 2017
6:30 p.m.

The DeKalb County Commission will meet in regular monthly session Monday, January 23 at 6:30 p.m. in the downstairs courtroom of the courthouse.

The agenda is as follows:

Local Option Sales Tax Report

Budget Amendments

Quarterly Reports

Discuss Transfer Station Proposal

Discuss Three Star Program Fiscal Confirmation Letter

Discuss Resolution for USDA Rural Development Grant

Discuss 2017 DeKalb County Road List

Discuss ATM Proposal at County Complex

Any other business properly presented


Justin Potter Library's Book Sale

Feb 2, 2017 to Mar 4, 2017
Justin Potter Library

Justin Potter Library's Book Sale will start on Thursday, February 2 and will continue through Saturday, March 4. There will be books, audio books, videos and magazines for sale at great prices. The libraries are accepting donations of books and movies that are in good condition for their book sale. They request no textbooks, magazines, or encyclopedia please. Come by and check out what the libraries have to offer. For additional information, contact Justin Potter Library at 615-597-4359 or the website at

DeKalb Middle School PTO Chili Luncheon and Auction

Jan 28, 2017
11:30 a.m.
DeKalb Middle School Cafeteria

The DeKalb Middle School PTO Chili Luncheon and Auction will be Saturday, January 28 from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at the DMS Cafeteria. The cost is $7.00 for chili, hot dog, dessert, and drink. Cake Walk begins at 11:30 a.m. Live Auction starts at 12:30 p.m.

DeKalb Library Board Meeting

Jan 24, 2017
6:00 p.m.
Justin Potter Library

The DeKalb County Library Board will have their bi-monthly meeting on Tuesday, January 24 at 6:00 p.m. at Justin Potter Library. The public is welcome to attend the meeting.

Pass It On DeKalb Soup Dinner

Jan 24, 2017
5:00 p.m.
DeKalb Community Complex Kitchen

Pass It On DeKalb Soup Dinner


Tuesday, January 24th, 5pm-7pm

DeKalb Community Complex Kitchen

Come and enjoy a variety of soups with your friends and neighbors.

3rd annual Paislee’s Foundation Chili Supper and Corn Hole Tournament

Feb 11, 2017
4:00 p.m.
DeKalb County Fairgrounds

The 3rd annual Paislee’s Foundation Chili Supper and Corn Hole Tournament on Saturday, February 11 at 4 p.m. at the DeKalb County Fairgrounds in Alexandria. Admission to the chili supper is $5.00 and $20 for the cornhole tournament. All proceeds raised will support parents suffering from still birth and infant loss.

4-H Sewing Club

Feb 6, 2017
3:00 p.m.
UT Extension Office

Are you a 4th—12th grader who likes to sew or wants to learn how?

WHAT: 4-H Sewing Club

WHEN:1st Monday of each month February—May. First meeting is February 6, 3:00 p.m.—4:45 p.m.

WHERE:UT Extension Office, 722 S. Congress Blvd. Smithville (in new County Complex Bldg.)

COST: $60 for all 4 months to cover cost of supplies. Sign up by February 1. Call 615-597-4945 for more information.

**Limited to first 10 who sign up*** If you have a portable sewing machine you can bring with you each month, please let us know. We are a little limited on machines.

DeKalb County GOP Announces County Convention

Jan 28, 2017
9:00 a.m.

The DeKalb County Republican Party will be hosting a County Convention on Saturday, January 28, 2017, at 9AM for the purpose of selecting the Officers of the Dekalb County GOP. Positions include Chair, Vice-Chair, Secretary, Treasurer, and Vice-Treasurer. The Convention will be held in the County Commission Room at the DeKalb County Courthouse. All Republicans are invited to attend this Convention to select the officers that will represent the county party for the next 2 years. Interested candidates can contact current Republican Party Chair Mingy Bryant at 615-597-2600 or current Vice Chair Clint Hall at 931-201-6962. For more information, go to our Facebook Page at Dekalb County Republican Party.


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