Santa Claus is coming to town! The first of three Christmas parades in DeKalb County this holiday season will be Saturday, December 2 when the Smithville Christmas Parade sponsored by the Smithville Volunteer Fire Department takes place starting at 1:00 p.m. The line up begins at 11:00 a.m. at Smithville Elementary School. To enter call Jeff Wright at 615-597-6750 or John Poss at 931-349-5598. The Liberty Christmas Parade will be Sunday, December 3 at 2:00 p.m. The line-up will be at 1 PM at Salem Baptist Church. Call 615-464-8085 for more information. The Alexandria Christmas Parade will be Sunday, December 10 at 2:00 p.m. Line-up begins at 1 p.m. on West Main Street. To enter stop by or call the Alexandria City Hall at 615-529-2171 extension 2
The City of Smithville will not pick up garbage on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday November 23. Those routes will be run Monday, November 27 along with the regular Monday routes. The city will pick up garbage as scheduled on Friday, November 24.
The LBJ & C Development Corporation Head Start Centers and Central Office will be closed for Thanksgiving November 23 & 24
Dodge Ball Last One Standing! Take the Dodge Ball Challenge to benefit DCHS Tigerette Softball on Saturday, December 9 at the DCHS gym. Divisions are 6th-8th grade; 9th-12th grade, Women (all female teams will play in women's high school division), Men's (co-ed teams welcome). Prizes for 1st & 2nd place per division and Best Dressed Team Overall. If you have questions call Renee Walker at 931-808-0169 or Jamie Cripps at 931-319-1981. Find/follow this event on Facebook-Last One Standing Dodge Ball Challenge-DCHS Tigerette Softball. Register your 6 player team today!
Judy Redmon has taken over Wanda's Traveling friends which used to be led by Wanda Poss. Judy is now working with the company to keep these great trips going. She has plans for a New York Trip next June. Participants will be gone for 7 days and 6 nights. If you would like more information, call Judy at 615-597-6240, If she is not there. leave a message and phone number. She will return your call. Judy has 18 years experience escorting trips such as this. You will have a great time.
The 2017-18 DCHS Tiger and Lady Tiger Basketball Schedule
*Denotes District Game
November 14: Boyd Christian (Hall of Fame)- Home: 5:30 p.m.
November 17: Pickett County (Hall of Fame)- Away: 5:30 p.m.
November 20: Bledsoe County- Home: 5:30 p.m.
November 21: White County- Away: 6:00 p.m.
November 27: Warren County-Home 6:00 p.m.
November 28: Gordonsville-Away 6:00 p.m.
December 1: Watertown*-Away 6:00 p.m.
December 5: York Institute*-Home 6:00 p.m.
December 8: Cannon County*-Away 6:00 p.m.
December 12: Livingston Academy*-Home 6:00 p.m.
December 14:Bledsoe County-Away 5:30 p.m.
December 15: Warren County-Away 6:00 p.m.
December 19: Gordonsville-Home 6:00 p.m.
December 29: Trousdale County-Home 2:00 p.m.
January 4: Trousdale County-Away 6:00 p.m.
January 5: White County-Home 6:00 p.m.
January 9: Upperman*-Away 6:00 p.m.
January 12: Smith County*-Home 6:00 p.m.
January 16: Macon County*-Home 6:00 p.m.
January 19: Watertown*-Home 6:00 p.m.
January 23: York Institute*-Away 6:00 p.m.
January 26: Cannon County*-Home 6:00 p.m.
January 30: Livingston Academy*-Away 6:00 p.m.
February 2: Upperman*-Home 6:00 p.m.
February 6: Smith County*-Away 6:00 p.m.
February 8: Macon County*-Away 6:00 p.m.
2017-18 Tennessee Volunteers Men's Basketball NOVEMBER Schedule
November 2: Carson-Newman- Knoxville: Game Time 6 p.m. (Central Standard Time)
November 10: Presbyterian- Knoxville-Game Time 6 p.m.
November 14: High Point-Knoxville-Game Time 6 p.m.
November 22:1-Purdue-Bahamas: Game Time 11:00 a.m.
November 23:1-Battle for Atlantis-Bahamas: Game Time 11:30 a.m.
November 24:1-Battle for Atlantis-Bahamas: TBA
November 29: Mercer: Knoxville-TBA
Donations are needed for the perpetual care of the Snow Hill Cemetery beside Snow Hill Baptist Church. Please contribute to the Snow Hill Cemetery Fund at Regions Bank in Smithville or send your donation to Myron Rhody at 1771 Old Snow Hill Road, Dowelltown 37059. Your help is needed and would be appreciated.
If you never completed high school and would like to obtain an equivalency diploma you have that opportunity.
Free High School Equivalency (Hi-Set) Classes are held on Mondays and Thursdays from 3:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the County Complex at 722 South Congress Boulevard. Enter through the UT Extension/Motlow College Corridor, Room 119. Mary Anne Carpenter is the class instructor. On-line classes are also available.
Student registration is conducted on Mondays, beginning at 3:30 pm and then again on Tuesdays starting at 8:30 am – 12:00pm. The Toll Free phone number is: 855-516-0160.
Are you raising a relative child or need housing assistance?
For more information on housing assistance and/or support while raising a relative child, please contact Melissa Allison at the Upper Cumberland Development District toll free at 1-877-275-8233.
A support group meeting, for relatives that are caring for relative children, will be held, Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at the Fiddlers Annex, 125 Fiddlers Drive, Smithville, TN., from 1:00 – 2:00 pm.
For housing assistance while caring for relative child, contact Myra Walker at 931-432-4111.
2606 McMinnville Hwy
Smithville, TN 37166
Phone: 615 597-4265
FAX: 615 597-6025