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"Halloween at the Library"

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 Chili Supper and Auction

Nov 22, 2014
4:00 p.m.
DeKalb Middle School

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.

Blue Springs School Reunion

Oct 25, 2014
11:00 a.m
Blue Springs Community Center

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

6th Annual Tiger Pride 5K and One Mile Fun Run

Nov 8, 2014
8:00 a.m.
Greenbrook Park

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

Smithville First Assembly of God to Offer Carry Permit Gun Class

Oct 25, 2014
8:00 a.m.
Smithville First Assembly of God

Smithville First Assembly of God to Offer Carry Permit Gun Class

The class will be conducted by Smithville Police Chief Randy Caplinger in the fellowship hall of Smithville First Assembly of God at 1450 Cookeville Highway on Saturday October 25th, 2014 starting at 8:00 AM and should be completed by 2:00 PM. The cost is $60.00 per person. This is an excellent price for this course and is open to the public. To register call the Church at (615) 597-8055 and leave your name and phone number. Someone will get back with you to confirm your registration. Proceeds from the class will be used to purchase playground equipment for our children’s church. Come join us for this event. Senior Pastor Donnie Kelly.

DeKalb County Democratic Party Community Meeting

Oct 20, 2014
6:00 p.m.

The DeKalb County Democratic Party will host a community meeting Monday October 20th at 6:00 in the courthouse. The upcoming amendments will be discussed and an opportunity to meet candidates running for state house and Congress as well. All Democrats and anyone interested in learning about the amendments are encouraged to attend.

Cross Roads School Reunion

Nov 1, 2014
11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Mt. Herman Baptist Church

A reunion of the Cross Roads School will be held Saturday, November 1st,from 11AM until 2PM at Mt. Herman Baptist Church. Anyone who was a student or a teacher or a child of a teacher is invited. A fingerfood dish and any pictures available is requested.

TN Promise Scholarship Application Filing Deadline Approaching

Nov 1, 2014

DCHS Seniors: Any senior who is planning on attending community or technical college or who is undecided on college/technical school choice needs to sign up for the TN Promise Scholarship by November 1. If you miss this deadline, you are not eligible for the TN Promise Scholarship. Please go to and apply. Detailed directions are available on the DCHS website at If students need counselor assistance, please check with Mrs. Myrick. If students need access to the internet in order to apply for TN Promise, they may check with Mrs. Myrick. Justin Potter Library will provide computers and quiet space each Thursday from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. for our high school seniors to apply for the Tennessee Promise scholarship, to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the students' college applications. Also during this time, adults can sign up as a TN Promise mentors and community members for find out more information about this initiative.

SMX Staffing has Immediate Job Openings

Oct 10, 2014 to Oct 31, 2014
726 South Congress Bvd

SMX Staffing has immediate job openings on all shifts at one of Smithville's premier manufacturing facilities. 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 615-974-5232. Get a great job today!

1-Eyed Dawg Band to Perform at Senior Citizens Center

Nov 7, 2014
7:00 p.m.
Smithville Senior Citizens Center

The 1-Eyed Dawg Band will be performing Friday, November 7 at 7:00 p.m. at the Smithville Senior Citizens Center at 718 South Congress Boulevard. Everyone is welcome. Enjoy the dancing, music, and fellowship. Dust off your dancing shoes and join the fun. Phone 615-597-7575 for more information.


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