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“The Blushing Brides”

May 9, 2015
2:00 P.M. & 6:30 P.M.
DeKalb County Community Theater

Come Support DeKalb County Community Theater in their Dessert & Drinks Comedy Theater Event “The Blushing Brides” Directed by Josh Issac. This is a Comedy about what happens when you tell just one little lie. In Jackson’s case the lie lands him three pretend brides and a house full of crazy people. You can’t miss this cast as they take you through a romantic-comedy ride of deceit, terror, and plenty of Cake! “The Blushing Brides” will be presented at the DeKalb Community Complex on Saturday May 9th at 2:00pm and 6:30pm, and Sunday (Mother’s Day) at 2:00pm. This would be a great Mother’s Day gift for the whole Family. Tickets are $15 each and you must purchase them in advance. You can also purchase a table of 6 with Reserved Seating for $90. Any ticket purchase of 6 or more will receive Reserved seating. For tickets or more information call 615-318-2298.

Donations Needed for Fuston Cemetery Fund

Apr 22, 2015 to Apr 30, 2015
Fuston Cemetery Fund

The Fuston Cemetery in DeKalb County is in need of money for mowing the grass. J.C. Cantrell has been mowing it for all of these years without pay. His parents are buried there. Mr. Cantrell died last year. They have a guy who will mow it for $60 every two or three weeks, April through September. Some of the names of people buried there are the Taylors, Kirbys, Delongs, Judkins, Hicks, Cantrells, and others. The cemetery is located 1.8 miles out the Keltonburg Road (Highway 288) on the right. Go through the gate and then about a fourth of a mile to the cemetery. Please check and see if you have relatives buried there. A fund has been set up for this. You can send money or a check to Ivadell Randolph, 787 Keltonburg Road, Smithville 37166. Also note at the bottom of the check that this is for the Fuston Cemetery Fund. If you have questions call 615-597-5296, 615-597-7574, or 615-597-7643

Introduction to Birding

May 7, 2015
11:00 a.m.
Smithville Senior Center

The Public is invited to hear Carol William’s and Judy Fuson’s …Program….Introduction to Birding….Thursday May 7th @ 11:00 at The Smithville Senior Center.

DCHS Basketball Cheerleader Fundraiser

May 13, 2015
Prichard's Foods

Win up to $500 in Free Groceries at Prichard's Foods in Alexandria in a DCHS Basketball Cheerleader Fundraiser. Tickets are $5.00 for one ticket or $20 for five tickets. Tickets are available at Prichard's Foods, Liberty State Bank, and the DCHS cheerleaders. The drawing will be Wednesday, May 13. Must be at least 18 years old to participate. Complete rules available upon request.!

18th Annual Relay for Life

May 8, 2015
6:00 p.m.- Midnight
Greenbrook Park

The 18th annual Relay for Life for the American Cancer Society is scheduled for Friday, May 8 at Greenbrook Park. This year's theme is taken from Dr. Seuss "Cancer: Not Here, Not There, Not Anywhere". Come share the experience and take pride in knowing that you are working to create a world where this disease will no longer threaten the lives of our loved ones or claim another year of anyone's life. The event begins with musical entertainment at 5:00 p.m. followed by the opening ceremony at 6:00 p.m. featuring personal testimonies from cancer survivors and then a Survivors' Lap, during which those who have survived the struggle circle the track together to help everyone celebrate what has been achieved against cancer. As the sun sets, Luminaria bags lining the track illuminate the night and then a hush falls over the event as Relay participants, survivors and caregivers gather together for a Luminaria Ceremony at 9:00 p.m. to remember loved ones lost to cancer and to honor those who have battled the disease. For more information, please contact Marlene at 931-235-6286 or visit

SMX Staffing Has Immediate Job Openings

Apr 15, 2015 to Apr 30, 2015
SMX Staffing

SMX Staffing has immediate job openings on all shifts at one Smithville's premier manufacturing facilities AND A $200 SIGN ON BONUS IS AVAILABLE AFTER YOU WORK 90 DAYS. This is a wonderful opportunity for you to join a great team and build a solid future. SMX Staffing's recruiting office located at 726 South Congress Bvd. in Smithville is accepting applicants from 8am to 4pm Monday through Friday. You can also apply on line at That's or call 615-215-2941. Get a great job today!

Alexandria Fire Department Open House

May 30, 2015
2:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Alexandria Fire Hall

The Alexandria Fire Department will have an Open House of the Fire Hall on Saturday, May 30 from 2-6 p.m.. Everyone is invited. Hot dogs and popcorn will be available to enjoy.

DeKalb County Republican Women's Club Meeting

May 14, 2015
6:00 p.m.
Patty's Restaurant in Smithville

The DeKalb County Republican Women's Club will hold it's monthly meeting at 6:00 pm on May 14th at Patty's Restaurant. Republican women of all ages are encouraged to join and share ideas.

Kindergarten Pre-Registration

May 6, 2015
9:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.

Smithville Elementary and DeKalb West School will have kindergarten pre-registration on Wednesday, May 6 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

Children who plan to attend kindergarten must turn five years old on or before August 15, 2015 in order to enroll for the 2015-16 school year.

Parents, when you come for that registration, you will need to bring with you the following information:

*Child's Birth Certificate

*Child's Social Security Card

*Recent Kindergarten Physical.

*Current Immunization Certificate (shot record)

*Proof of residency for DeKalb County (i.e. gas/electric bill)

"Parents, please share with your child that he or she will be tested on registration day. This is an opportunity for your child to show the kindergarten teachers what he or she knows.

Registration forms may also be found online at under news/information.


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