Community Calendar

UCHRA to hold Commodities Distribution

Dec 11, 2014
1:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.
UCHRA Office

The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) will hold a commodities distribution for DeKalb County, Thursday, December 11, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the UCHRA Office 726 S Congress Blvd, Smithville, TN.

Everyone must present a valid UCHRA commodity card in order to receive commodities. To sign up or reprint lost commodities cards contact your local UCHRA office.

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.

Christmas on the Square

Dec 4, 2014
5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Downtown Smithville

The Christmas season is nearly upon us which means it’s almost time to celebrate Christmas on the Square! This holiday event will be celebrated on Thursday, December 4th from 5 PM to 8 PM on the Smithville Public Square.

The Community Chorus & other special music will begin at 5 PM on the west side of the Courthouse. Boy Scout Troop #347 will have a Flag-Raising Ceremony at 5:25 PM.

Tree Lighting Ceremony will be held at 5:30 PM on the west side of the Courthouse. Be there for the countdown!

Courthouse Open House – Stop by to visit and enjoy the refreshments and festive atmosphere. Come by and visit the Chamber office in the Courthouse, Room 201.

A FREE Photo Booth & Christmas DJ Music will be provided by the City of Smithville – Enjoy your favorite holiday music throughout the night plus have a fun, complimentary picture made at the Cosmo Creations Photo Booth located inside the east entrance of the Courthouse.

At the Justin-Potter Library, Christmas Carols and Story time for the children will begin at 6 PM. The library will have a special visit from Santa immediately after, so don’t forget to bring your camera!

Inflatables & Train Rides for the Children, if weather permits.

There will be extended hours and Open Houses at several downtown stores, offices, and restaurant. This is a wonderful time for Christmas shopping and having a nice meal downtown. Chamber Executive Director Suzanne Williams would like to invite everyone to this enjoyable and heartwarming experience – Christmas on the Square! For more information, call the Chamber office at 597-4163.

Flu Clinic

Dec 11, 2014
8:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.
DeKalb Health Department

The DeKalb County Health Department will host a Flu Clinic on Thursday, December 11 from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. No appointment is necessary

DeKalb County library Board Meeting

Nov 25, 2014
6:00 p.m.
Justin Potter Library

The DeKalb County library Board will have their bi-monthly meeting at Justin Potter Library on Tuesday, November 25 at 6:00 p.m. The public is welcome to attend the meetings.

Liberty Christmas Parade

Dec 7, 2014
2:00 p.m.

The Liberty Christmas Parade will be Sunday, December 7 starting at 2:00 p.m. The lineup begins at 1:00 p.m. Prizes will be given away. Come meet Santa and Mrs. Claus. For more information call Charlotte Bratten at 464-8085.

Smithville Senior Center Dance

Dec 5, 2014
7:00 P.M.
County Complex

The Smithville Senior Center Dance will be Friday December 5 at 7:00 p.m. in the county complex.. The 1-Eyed Dawg band will be back. They are going to try to have a dance on the first Friday night every month. Everyone Welcome. Admission $5.

4-H Sewing Club

Dec 9, 2014
3:00 P.M.
UT Extension office

Are you in the 4th – 12th grade and would like to learn to sew? The 4-H Sewing club meets the second Tuesday of each month at the UT Extension office in the DeKalb County Community Center.
The first meeting is December 9, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Due to the expense of the supplies there is a $40 fee which should be paid by December 5. For more information, call 597-4945.

DCHS Basketball Schedule

Nov 18, 2014
6:00 p.m.

The 2014-15 DCHS Basketball Schedule is as follows:
(*) denotes district games

November 18: at Boyd Christian: 6 p.m.
November 21: Warren County (Home): 6 p.m.
November 25: Gordonsville (Home): 6 p.m.

December 2: at Warren County: 6 p.m.
December 5: Upperman* (Home): 6 p.m.
December 6: Chattanooga Patriots (Home): 6 p.m.
December 9: at Livingston Academy*: 6 p.m.
December 12: York Institute* (Home): 6 p.m.
December 13: at St. Andrews-Sewanee: 6 p.m.
December 16: at Macon County*: 6 p.m.
December 19-22: DeKalb County Christmas Classic (TBA)

January 6: Smith County* (Home): 6 p.m.
January 9: at Central Magnet* : 6 p.m.
January 13: at Cannon County*: 6 p.m.
January 16: at Upperman*: 6 p.m.
January 20: Livingston Academy* (Home): 6 p.m.
January 23: at York Institute*: 6 p.m.
January 27: Macon County*(Home): 6 p.m.
January 30: at Smith County*:6 p.m.

February 3: Central Magnet (Home): 6 p.m.
February 5: Cannon County* (Home): 6 p.m.
February 7: at Gordonsville: 6 p.m.
February 9: Boyd Christian (Home): 6 p.m.

February 10-18: District 8-AA Tournament at Cookeville

4-H wildlife project group

Dec 1, 2014
3:15 p.m.
UT Extension office

4-H wildlife project group

Are you in the 5th – 12th grade and enjoy the great outdoors, hunting, or fishing? Do you like learning about wildlife such as deer, turkey, turtles, and birds?

Join the 4-H wildlife project group each month. The group meets the first Monday of each month at the UT Extension office in the DeKalb County Community Center.

The first scheduled practice will be Monday, December 1, 3:15 – 4:45 p.m. For more information call 597-4945.

Candlelight Vigil of Remembrance and Hope

Nov 23, 2014
3:00 p.m.

MADD Upper Cumberland and the 13th Judicial District Attorney General's Office will host their 22nd annual Candlelight Vigil of Remembrance and Hope on Sunday, November 23. The program will be held at the Wesley Arena Theatre located at 271 E 9th Street in Cookeville. The event is scheduled to begin at 3:00 pm

This is an event for victims of drunk driving and for murder victims. Injury and bereaved victims of impaired driving crashes and family members of homicide victims will gather to pay tribute to lives changed or lost in sudden tragic circumstances.

Participants are urged to bring a framed photo of their loved one to be displayed during the program.

This event is open to all members of the community and we urge any law enforcement and emergency medical personnel to attend in uniform.
For more information, please contact Norris Skelley at or Renea Grant at the District Attorney's office at 931-528-5015


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