The DeKalb County Republican Party will host a Meet and Greet for the Republican Nominees at the County Complex beginning at 6:00 p.m. Monday, October 27 followed by a showing of the film God Is Not Dead at 7:00 p.m. Both events are free. There will be popcorn and drinks provided. The film is based on the life story of Ming Wang and he will be performing in person during Monday night's Meet and Greet.
A Smithville Community Blood Drive will be held on Tuesday, November 4 at the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in the fellowship hall from 1:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. To schedule an appointment, visit redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code Smithville 19. Walk-Ins welcome!
Tennessee’s fire season began October 15th and the Tennessee Division of Forestry wants to remind everyone that they must obtain a burning permit before doing any open burning. Only brush, leaves, grass, untreated or unpainted lumber or other natural plant residues can be legally burned. Burning permits can be obtained from the Tennessee Department of Agriculture, Division of Forestry between 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday by calling the DeKalb County office of the Division of Forestry at 597-4015. Burning permits can be obtained for small debris piles after hours and on the weekends by visiting www.burnsafetn.org. Think before you burn.
The DeKalb County Scottish Rite Club will meet Thursday, October 23 at 6:30 p.m. at Center Hill Restaurant. All members are urged to attend.
Parents, children, and local businesses are invited to join the City of Smithville for the Police Department's "Trick or Treat Halloween Downtown" Friday, October 31 from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
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Participating businesses will have candy and special treats for the children. Look for the stores and offices with a picture of a pumpkin on their windows. Maps will be available at the police department, Justin Potter Library, Chamber of Commerce and other locations to show parents which businesses will be taking part in the event.
A Halloween costume contest will be held again this year for children up to pre-school age at 10:00 am at the Evin's Park open stage. Another costume contest for those up to age twelve will be at 4:00 p.m. Participants need to register by 9:45 am and 3:45 pm. In case of rain the contests will be held upstairs inside of City Hall.
For those planning to enter the contest, there will be winners in different categories. The categories will be scariest, funniest, most creative, and best overall.
There will also be a Chamber Costume Contest to the downtown business employee's. Any business wishing to enter this contest will need to contact the Chamber of Commerce at 597-4163 and Suzanne Williams will visit each business throughout the day and take pictures of the participants and pick a winner.
For more information call Beth Adcock at the Smithville Police Department at 615-597-8210 or check out the police department's face book page at https://www.facebook.com/SmithvillePoliceDepartment.
Fall Breakfast will be served Monday through Friday, October 20-24 from 7:30 a.m. until 8:30 a.m. at the DCHS Cafeteria. Free breakfast for ALL children less than 18 years of age.
Justin Potter Library will have "Halloween at the Library" on Friday, October 31 at 5:00 p.m. The entertainment will be Mr. Bond and his "Spooky Science" program. All little ghosts and goblins are invited to join us at the library for a night of fun. Costumes are optional. They hope to see you for this special event and for the Downtown Halloween Trick or Treat" from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. For further information, call the library at 615-597-4359.
DeKalb Middle School will have a Chili Supper and Auction on Saturday, November 22 starting at 4:00 p.m. The cake walk will be at 4:30 p.m. You may eat at the school or pick up a to-go tray. Tickets are $6 each. Students are encouraged to sell as many tickets as possible between now and November 14th. If they sell 5 tickets they will get a trip to the park. If they sell 12 they get an in school movie and popcorn day and if they sell 17 they will get both rewards.
The Blue Springs School Reunion is Saturday, October 25 at the Blue Springs Community Center beginning at 11:00 a.m. Bring finger foods. Lunch will be served around noon. Everyone who ever went to school or taught there and everyone else that wants to come is welcome. For more information, call James at 931-668-1239 or 931-273-2327
The 6th Annual Tiger Pride 5K and One Mile Fun Run will be Saturday, November 8 at 8:00 a.m. sponsored by the DCHS Project Graduation. Pre-register by Wednesday, October 29. Entries will also be accepted on Saturday, November 8 at the check-in location at Greenbrook Park. The race starts promptly at 8:00 a.m. rain or shine. The course begins and ends at Greenbrook Park. All pre-registered participants must check in by 7:30 a.m. All other participants must register at 7:00 a.m. Pre-registration entry fees are $15 (ages 19 and younger and teachers) and $20 (ages 20 and older). The entry fee for anyone after October 29 is $20 (walkers and runners). The 5K age divisions for both men and women are as follows: 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, and 50 and older. All proceeds will benefit the DCHS Project Graduation Class of 2015. For more information call 615-548-4624 or email email@example.com
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