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DCHS Tigers vs Trousdale County Game Rescheduled

Jan 26, 2017
5:30 p.m.

The DCHS Tigers vs Trousdale County game, which was cancelled Thursday night, January 5 will be played on Thursday, January 26 at 5:30 p.m. That's the boys game only. The girls game has already been played.

DeKalb 4-H New Project Groups

Jan 17, 2017

DeKalb County 4-H will be starting 3 new project groups soon! All three are free to join and open to 4th-8th graders. They will meet once a month from January-May. The first meetings will be:

Gardening Club: January 17th from 3:15-4:15 p.m.

Livestock Club: January 19th from 5:00-6:00 p.m.

Healthy 4-Life Club: January 23rd from 3:15-4:15 p.m.

Call 615-597-4945 for more information and to register

Smithville Elementary Upcoming Events for January 2016

Jan 24, 2017
Smithville Elementary School

Smithville Elementary Upcoming Events for January 2016

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
7:00am In School Banking

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
3:00pm – 6:00pm Family Reading Night (held in the SES library)

Thursday, January 26, 2017
3:00pm – 6:00pm Family Reading Night (held in the SES library)

DCHS Basketball Schedule

Jan 17, 2017
2:00 p.m.

DCHS Basketball Schedule

Tuesday, January 24: York Institute (Smithville): 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, January 26: Trousdale County (Smithville) :5:30 p.m. (BOYS ONLY)
Friday, January 27: Cannon County: (Woodbury): 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, January 31: Livingston Academy: (Smithville): 6:00 p.m.
Friday, February 3: Upperman: (Baxter): 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, February 4: Gordonsville: (Gordonsville): 6:00 p.m.

Monday, February 6: Smith County: (Smithville): 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, February 9: Macon County: (Smithville): 6:00 p.m.

UCHRA Announces Commodities Re-certification

Jan 10, 2017

The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency would like to remind those who receive assistance through the Temporary Emergency Food Assistance Program, known as Commodities; it is time for recertification of their commodities card. With 2017 deliveries right around the corner, it is very important for recipients to recertify their commodity card with their local county offices prior to the first pick-up date.

Recertification date starts January 10th. First Distribution is February 9th.

If you think you or someone you know qualifies for this program, please contact the UCHRA office in your county for more information.
The UCHRA County telephone: DeKalb County 615-597-4504.

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.

Advanced Master Beef Producer Planned

Feb 2, 2017
9:00 a.m.
DeKalb County Complex

Cannon, DeKalb, and Warren County Extension will be offering Advanced Master Beef Producers’ (AMBP) classes for those who participated in the original or advanced classes or for newcomers who wish to participate in the Tennessee Ag Enhancement Program (TAEP) cost-share in the future. This program is also an excellent opportunity for those that wish to learn more about raising beef cattle.

The classes will begin on Thursday, February 2 and will meet each Thursday through March 2. We will be offering morning classes in the DeKalb Community Complex Building starting at 9:00 AM, or you can attend evening sessions in the Centertown Community Center at 6:30 PM, whichever is more convenient for your schedule. As a reminder, University of Tennessee Extension provides programs in agriculture and natural resources, 4-H youth development, family and consumer sciences, and resource development with University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture and county governments cooperating. UT Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. Topics will include Carcass Merit, Economic Updates and Forecast, Cattle Grading, Forages, Herd Health, Quality Assurance, Pasture Management, and Transportation.

The topics will be covered by various Extension Specialists and Industry Experts from across the state. The cost of the course will be $75 for those with current Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) certification which will include materials and refreshments. If you do not have a current BQA certification, that will be covered during the AMBP classes. You can stop by the DeKalb County Extension office at 722 South Congress Blvd., Smithville to register or call Johnny Barnes at 615-597-4945 for more information.

Free High School Equivalency Classes

Sep 1, 2016 to Sep 30, 2016
County Complex

If you never completed high school and would like to obtain an equivalency diploma you have that opportunity.

Free High School Equivalency Classes are available days and evenings at the County Complex at 722 South Congress Boulevard. Enter through the UT Extension/Motlow College Doors.

Ongoing registration is Mondays from 3:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. and Tuesdays from 9:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

Please call the office to confirm your appointment. For questions or additional information call 1-855-516-0160

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.


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