A Truck and Tractor Pull will be held on Saturday, May 23 at 7:00 p.m. at the fairgrounds in Alexandria. Eight big classes will be featured. Gate admission is $10.00 for adults. and $5.00 for children ages 6-10 years. Children age five and younger will be admitted free. For more information call Gary Dale West at 931-752-8234 or 931-879-1892
A Memorial Day Remembrance Program will be held Monday, May 25 at 9:30 a.m. at the County Complex auditorium sponsored by the American Legion Post #122.
Scout Pack #347 will present colors
Entertainment by Susan Hinton and Victoria Vincent
Welcome by Commander William Edmonds with recognition of U.S. Veterans and Military personnel
Prayer by Chuck Olson
National Anthem by Victoria Vincent
Pledge of Allegiance led by Scout Troop #347
Remembrance Poem by Ben Herman to be read by Susan Hinton
Adjutant Ronnie Redmon will recognize special guests
Remembrance of Gold Star Mothers
Judy Redmon, President of Women's Auxiliary #122 will introduce the speaker
Don Rigsby will serve as Guest Speaker
At the conclusion of the program, a wreath will be placed at the site of the veterans memorial monument on the south side of the courthouse. DCHS Band Director Derrick Schatz will blow Taps.
UT Extension Canning Classes Offered
The UT Extension office will be offering canning classes at the DeKalb County Complex kitchen during the month of June. Cost per class is $50 and covers all materials and supplies as well as the canning book So Easy to Preserve. The instructor for the classes will be UT Extension Agent Dr. April Martin. Classes will cover canning basics including using a water bath canner and pressure canner. Participants will make jelly, canned tomatoes and green beans. There are three dates to choose from:
Saturday, June 6: 9:30—4:00 P.M.
Thursday, June 11: 9:30—4:00 P.M.
Thursday, June 25: 9:30—4:00 P.M.
A minimum of 4 participants per class is required to hold each class. Payment must be received within 4 business days of the class.
For more information, call 597-4945. Fees can be paid at the UT Extension Office located in the DeKalb County Complex building.
The DeKalb County Library Board will have their bi-monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 26 at 6:00 p.m. at Justin Potter Library. The public is welcome to attend the meeting.
Justin Potter Library’s 2015 Summer Reading Program “Every Hero Has a Story!”
Registration for the Summer Reading Club & Read-to-me Club begins on May 28th and will run through June 22nd. Children set their own reading goal and will receive a participation certificate.
Justin Potter Library’s program includes the following events:
•Thursday, May 28th at 2:00 pm – Explore the Science of Superheroes with our “Super Scientist” Mr. Rich
•Thursday, June 4th at 2:00 pm – Visit our Superhero Stations and become your own hero
•Thursday, June 11th at 2:00 pm – Soar into Reading with Snowbird
•Saturday, June 13th at 10:00 am – Celebrate Hometown Heroes at National Get Outdoors Day
10:00 am – Meet with Hometown Heroes at Evins Park
11:00 am – Book talk with Mary Evins at Justin Potter Library
•Thursday, June 18th at 2:00 pm – Healthy Heroes Activity Time
•Monday, June 22nd at 3:00 pm – Summer Reading Finale Party - NHECM presents Underdogs in the animal kingdom
Branch Library Events:
• Alexandria - Wednesday, June 3rd, 10th & 17th at 2:00 pm - Story & Activity Time
• Liberty - Friday, June 5th at 2:00 pm - Story & Activity Time
For more information, call Justin Potter Library at 615-597-4359
The Blue Springs Community Center Renovation is completed and the facility is available for rent.. Call 615-215-7938 or 615-948-4426
DeKalb Animal Coalition Presents "Fish on the Steeple" with DeKalb County Historian Thomas G. Webb on Saturday, May 30 at 7:00 p.m. at the DeKalb County Complex, History Room. Admission is $10 per person. Light refreshments will be available. Proceeds from this evening's entertainment will go toward building a new animal shelter for our community. All contributions are tax deductible. Learn about the book that scandalized Smithville in the 1930's. Learn the identity of Smithville's citizens upon whom the books characters were based. Learn why the book was banned (and barred) in some circles. Take a look at 1930's Smithville.
You are invited to attend the 5th Grade Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Graduation Ceremony on Thursday, May 21 at 1:00 p.m. at DeKalb West School.
D.A.R.E was developed for the purpose of educating students on the dangers of drugs and how to resist peer pressure. Chief Deputy/D.A.R.E Instructor is Don Adamson.
This event is sponsored by the DeKalb County Sheriff's Department.
The Liberty Senior Citizens will be having a Fundraiser Yard Sale Thursday and Friday June 4 & 5 from 8:00 a.m. until ? Come see us
" you never know what treasures you'll find"
Meanwhile, the Town of Liberty's Annual Yardsale will be June 6 from 7:30 a.m. until? rain or shine, no commercial vendors please....
HG Staffing has immediate openings available on the first and second shift at Shiroki North America in Smithville. New employees are eligible for full time employment after 90 days. New employees get pay raises after 90 days. Employees work 40 plus hours per week. Apply at the UCHRA office in Smithville on Tuesdays from 9-11 a.m. Call HG Staffing at 931-743-6627 or 615-215-1482 to arrange an appointment or for more information.
2606 McMinnville Hwy
Smithville, TN 37166
Phone: 615 597-4265
FAX: 615 597-6025