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DeKalb Democratic Party to Host Chili Supper

Feb 28, 2017
6:00 p.m.
DCHS Cafeteria

The DeKalb County Democratic Party will host a Chili Supper on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at DeKalb County High School cafeteria.

State Representative Brenda Gilmore (D-Nashville) and House Democratic Leader Craig Fitzhugh (D-Ripley) will be the keynote speakers for the evening. Representative Fitzhugh is considering running for Governor in 2018. Music will be provided by Seth Willoughby.

Join us for food, discussion, and music as we consider plans to move forward.

Smithville Elementary Upcoming Events for February

Feb 21, 2017
Smithville Elementary

Smithville Elementary Upcoming Events for February

Wednesday, February 22
3:00pm – 6:00pm Family Reading Night (held in the SES library)

Thursday, February 23
3:00pm – 6:00pm Family Reading Night (held in the SES library)

Monday, February 27
Spring Book Fair begins in the SES Library
Seuss Week-Wear a crazy cap or hat and silly socks on Monday

Tuesday, February 28
Spring Book Fair in the SES Library
7:00am In School Banking
Seuss Week-Wear your pajamas to school on Tuesday

Wednesday, March 1
Spring Book Fair in the SES Library
Seuss Week-Wear a wacky, outrageous outfit on Wednesday
3:00pm – 6:00pm Book Fair Family Night

Thursday, March 2
Spring Book Fair in the SES Library
Spring Pictures
Seuss Week-Wear your favorite color for spring pictures on Thursday
3:00pm – 6:00pm Book Fair Family Night

Friday, March 3
Last day of Spring Book Fair in the SES Library
Seuss Week-Wear clothing with Dr. Seuss characters, or dress up like your favorite Seuss character on Friday

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

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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