Community Calendar

DeKalb's Got Talent

Apr 24, 2014
6:30 p.m.
County Complex

DeKalb's Got Talent, a competition to raise money for the DCHS Project Graduation will be Thursday, April 24 at 6:30 p.m. at the County Complex theater at 726 South Congress Boulevard. Any person ages six and older with any talent may enter to win the $250 cash prize. Forms may be picked up at Cantrell's Furniture. The sign-up fee is $25.00 per participant/group. Sign-ups begin at 5:30 p.m. the night of the event or you may pre-register by contacting Cindy Taylor at 615-464-8643 or via email cindyta@dtccom.net.

Short Mountain Lodge #373 Dinner

Apr 19, 2014
6:00 p.m.
Blue Springs Community

The Short Mountain Lodge #373 will have an ALL YOU CAN EAT spaghetti and chili dinner on Saturday, April 19 at 6:00 p.m. at 143 Lassiter Road in the Blue Springs Community. Everyone is invited including local political candidates. The cost is $5.00 per person. Enjoy the dinner, cake walk, auction, music, and more

American Cancer Society Survivor and Caregiver Reception

Apr 24, 2014
5:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.
Elizabeth Chapel Baptist Church

The American Cancer Society will host a Survivor and Caregiver Reception on Thursday, April 24 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Elizabeth Chapel Baptist Church at 1850 Allen Ferry Road, Smithville. Sponsored by Dr. Timothy Tobitt and Good Health Family Clinic.

2014 DeKalb Middle School Lady Saints Softball

Mar 20, 2014
DeKalb Middle School

2014 DeKalb Middle School Lady Saints Softball Schedule

Tuesday, March 4: Warren County-Away: 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, March 6: Cannon County-Away: 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 15: DeKalb County Playday-
Monday, March 17: Watertown-Away: 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, March 19: Overton County-Away: 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, March 20: Mt. Juliet-Away: 5:00 p.m.
Monday, March, 31: Baxter-Away: 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday, April 1: Avery Trace-Away: 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, April 3: Warren County-Home:4:30 p.m.
Monday, April 7: West Wilson- Away: 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, April 8: Prescott Middle-Away: 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, April 10: Cannon County-Home: 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, April 15: Overton County-Home: 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, April 17: West Wilson (Varsity Only): Home-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, April 22: Smith County (Varsity Only): Away-5:00 p.m.
Thursday, April 24: Baxter: Home-5:00 p.m.
Friday, April 25: Avery Trace-Home: 5:00 p.m.
Monday, April 28: Prescott Middle:Home-5:00 p.m. (8th Grade Night)

DeKalb County Fire Department Engine 66 Fish Fry and Auction

Apr 26, 2014
5:00 p.m.
Belk Community Center

The DeKalb County Fire Department Engine 66 Fish Fry and Auction will be April 26 at the Belk Community Center at 5:00 p.m. Enjoy all you can eat fish and chicken for $9.00 for ages 11 and older and $5.00 for ages 6 to 10. Monetary or any donation for the auction would be greatly appreciated. Contact Andy Pack at 615-215-9158 or 615-924-3556.

1st Annual Paislee's Foundation 5K and One Mile Fun Run

May 10, 2014
8:00 a.m.
Alexandria

The 1st Annual Paislee's Foundation 5K and One Mile Fun Run will be May 10 in Alexandria.

Parking and Registration at the DeKalb County Fairgrounds beginning at 6:30 till 7:30 a.m.

The Race will begin at old Cee Bee store on the square at 8:00 a.m.

$25 early registration

$30 after April 26th.

$5 for One Mile Fun Run - 10 and under.

Registration forms can be picked up and dropped off (with payment) at any Liberty State Bank and many other locations around the county.

Email: paisleesfoundation@gmail.com.

You can also mail your registration forms with payment to:

Paislee's Foundation
3224 Lower Helton Road Alexandria TN 37012

Call or text Tyler Cripps @ 615 464 8688

ALL proceeds go to Paislee's Foundation. The mission of Paislee's Foundation is to reach out and bless other families dealing with still birth and infant loss.

We are also still looking for Tshirt sponors and event sponsors. If you are interested PLEASE use the contact information listed here! THANK YOU!

Early Voting Hours set for May Primaries

Apr 16, 2014 to May 1, 2014
Election Commission Office

Early Voting hours for the upcoming May primaries in DeKalb County have been released by the DeKalb County Election Commission.

Early voting for the May DeKalb County Democratic Primary and the 13th Judicial Democratic and Republican Primary will begin April 16 and run through May 1 (no early voting will be held on Good Friday).

In order to make it as convenient as possible for all voters, the election commission voted to set the following hours:
Mondays 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Tuesdays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Wednesdays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Thursdays 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Fridays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Saturdays 9 a.m. to Noon.

The election commission encourages voters to put these times on their calendar for future reference.

Dennis Stanley, Administrator of Elections, reminds voters the May elections are Primary elections and voters will have to declare in which election they wish to participate.

“There are a few questions and a little confusion any time there are primary elections,” Stanley said. “State law prohibits someone from voting in both primaries on the same day, so voters have to choose one or the other.”

For voters who choose the Democratic Primary, their ballot will include the local (county) races as well as the Democratic nominees in the 13th Judicial District election. Voters who choose the Republican Primary will only get the Republican candidates for the 13th Judicial District offices, as county Republican nominees were chosen by party caucus and will not appear on the ballot until August.

MOTHER-DAUGHTER BANQUET

Apr 26, 2014
4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
County Complex Auditorium

MOTHER-DAUGHTER BANQUET – Sat.,April 26, 4pm – 6pm at the County Complex Auditorium! What better time to celebrate the relationship between Mother & Daughter; or maybe a Grandmother, a Special Aunt – Ladies, This is a Do Not Miss Event with Door Prizes, Lots of Fun & Fellowship, Great Food and while our Guest Speaker takes the floor we have a Special Activity planned for the little ones! Tickets are only $10 – Adults, $5 – 12 & Under. Hosted by the Business & Professional Women’s Club - For more information or Tickets call: 615-337-3375 or 931-212-0090 Contact any Club Member – or you can check out FACEBOOK for ticket sales and more information!

L.B.J. & C. Accepting Applications for Head Start

Mar 9, 2014 to Mar 31, 2014
Smithville Head Start Center

L.B.J. & C. Head Start is currently accepting applications to provide free comprehensive child development services to children 3-5 years of age from low-income families in a full-day program. Services are also offered to meet the special needs of children with disabilities. L.B.J. & C. Head Start helps all children succeed.

L.B.J. & C. Head Start provides children with activities that help them grow mentally, socially, emotionally, and physically. The L.B.J. & C. Head Start recognizes that, as parents, you are the first and most important teachers of your children. They will welcome your involvement in L.B.J. & C. Head Start activities and will work as partners with you to help your child and family progress. Children who attend L.B.J. & C. Head Start participates in a variety of educational activities, receive free medical and dental care, free healthy meals and snacks, and enjoy playing indoors and outdoors in a safe environment.

L.B.J. & C. Head Start staff members will offer your child love, acceptance, understanding, and the opportunity to learn and to experience success.

For more information contact the Smithville Head Start Center at 615-597-5168.

2014 DCHS BOYS SOCCER SCHEDULE

Mar 8, 2014
9:00 A.M.
DCHS

2014 DCHS BOYS SOCCER SCHEDULE
SATURDAY, MARCH 8: DEKALB PLAYDAY: HOME- 9:00 A.M.
TUESDAY, MARCH 11: SIEGEL: HOME- 7:00 P.M.
THURSDAY, MARCH 13: CUMBERLAND COUNTY: HOME-6:30 P.M.
TUESDAY, MARCH 18: WARREN COUNTY: AWAY- 6:30 P.M.
FRIDAY, MARCH 21: * YORK INSTITUTE: AWAY-6:00 P.M.
FRIDAY, MARCH 28: *CENTRAL MAGNET: HOME- 6:30 P.M.

TUESDAY, APRIL 1: *MERROL HYDE: HOME- 7:00 P.M.
SATURDAY, APRIL 5: FCHS TOURNAMENT: AWAY-TBA
SUNDAY, APRIL 6: FCHS TOURNAMENT- AWAY-TBA
TUESDAY, APRIL 8: *CANNON COUNTY: HOME- 6:30 P.M.
THURSDAY, APRIL 10: *GOODPASTURE: AWAY-6:30 P.M.
TUESDAY, APRIL 15:*SMITH COUNTY: AWAY-5:00 P.M.
THURSDAY, APRIL 17: *LIVINGSTON ACADEMY: AWAY- 6:00 P.M.
TUESDAY, APRIL 22: *MACON COUNTY: HOME- 6:30 P.M.
THURSDAY, APRIL 24: SMYRNA: HOME- 6:30 P.M.
TUESDAY, APRIL 29: WHITE COUNTY: HOME-6:30 P.M.
THURSDAY, MAY 1: COOKEVILLE: HOME-6:30 P.M.

MONDAY, MAY 5: 1ST ROUND DISTRICT TOURNAMENT:TBA
TUESDAY, MAY 6: 2ND ROUND DISTRICT TOURNAMENT: DEKALB-TBA
THURSDAY, MAY 8:DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIP:DEKALB-TBA

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