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FREE High School Equivalency Class

Apr 20, 2015 to Apr 23, 2015
4:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
County Complex

A FREE High School Equivalency Class Orientation will be Monday, April 20 at the County Complex. Enter the building through the UT Extension/Motlow College doors. Participants must attend all sessions from 4:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Sessions will be Monday through Thursday, April 20-23. For more information call 931-528-8685. This project is funded under an agreement with the State of Tennessee.

DeKalb Girls and Boys Slow Pitch Softball

Apr 16, 2015
5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Bill Page Ball Park

Signs ups for the 2015 DeKalb Girls and Boys Slow Pitch Softball Season at Bill Page Ball Park will be Thursday, Friday, Monday, and Tuesday, April 16, 17, 20, & 21 from 5-7 p.m. each evening. Participants must be ages 5-18 and cannot be age 19 before July 20

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.

DCHS Musical

May 2, 2015
7:00 p.m.

The DCHS musical--Phantom Tollbooth Jr.--will be May 1 and May 2 at 7:00 pm at the high school. The cost is $5. Tickets will be for sale ahead of time through the students and sold at the door each evening.

Smithville-DeKalb County Rescue Squad Ham Breakfast

May 2, 2015
6-10 a.m.
County Complex

The Smithville-DeKalb County Rescue Squad will have a Ham Breakfast on Saturday, May 2 from 6-10 a.m. at the County Complex on South Congress Boulevard. The cost is $7.00. Contac any rescue squad member or Dustin Johnson at 615-598-2080. Come out and support your local rescue squad!

DeKalb Fire Department Fundraiser for Main Station

Apr 25, 2015
5:00 p.m.
Main Station on King Ridge Road

A fundraiser for the DeKalb County Fire Department Engine 59 Main Station will be Saturday, April 25 from 5:00 p.m. until?
featuring a dinner and an auction of various items donated by businesses and individuals of DeKalb County and surrounding communities.
Enjoy Hamburger/Hot Dog, Baked Beans, Chips, Dessert, and Drink. The cost of the plate will be $7.00. Serving begins at 5:00 p.m
The auction will be at 6:00 p.m and will continue until all items are sold. If you have any items you would like to donate for the auction, please contact Station Commander Kristie Johnson at 615-598-0075. Please come and support your local Fire Department. We hope to see you and your family there!

FREE Fitness/Education Class

Apr 16, 2015 to Apr 30, 2015
4:00 p.m.
DeKalb Community Complex History Room

The DeKalb County Health Department is presenting a FREE FITNESS/ EDUCATION CLASS every Thursday from April 16 through July 2 by Lynn McCoy-Personal Trainer. The exercise class will be at 4:00 p.m. at the DeKalb Community Complex History Room. For more information call the Health Department at 615-597-7599 or the Community Center at 615-597-2121

Smithville Lions Club Annual Pancake Breakfast and Silent Auction

Apr 25, 2015
7:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
DeKalb County Community Center

The Smithville Lions Club will hold its Annual Pancake Breakfast and Silent Auction on April 25th at the DeKalb County Community Center from 7 to 10 am. The menu includes pancakes, freshly grilled sausage or bacon, fruit and orange juice, milk and coffee. The cost for adults is $6.00 and children under 12 year of age $4.00. Tickets can be purchased before the event at the offices (all on the square) of Dr. Starla Meigs, Jackie Smith (State Farm Insurance), and Vester Parsley. Tickets can also be purchased at the door. All of the proceeds from this event are used to assist DeKalb county residents with vision and hearing services and equipment. If you have any items you would like to donate to our Silent Auction please drop them off at the office of Dr. Starla Meigs

DeKalb County Young Farmers & Ranchers Whole Hog Giveaway

May 4, 2015
Farm Bureau office

The DeKalb County Young Farmers & Ranchers are hosting a Whole Hog Giveaway! Tickets are $10 each and may be purchased at the Farm Bureau office, DeKalb Farmers Co-op, or directly from a YF&R member. Winner will be randomly drawn on May 4th at the Farm Bureau office and notified on May 5th. Winnings include one whole freezer hog, including slaughter fees, to be processed mid-May and picked up by winner at Barron's Creek in Rock Island, TN. Hog is woodlot and pasture raised, antibiotic and steroid free, heritage bred. Estimated weight of 250-300lbs. live weight and retail value of prize is $675.

11th Annual Antique Tractor and Engine Show and Family Fun Day

Apr 18, 2015
9:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
Wilson Bank & Trust in Alexandria

The 11th Annual Antique Tractor and Engine Show and Family Fun Day will be Saturday, April 18 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at Wilson Bank & Trust in Alexandria. Enjoy inflatables and games for the children. Nathan Purtee, Airbrush Face Painting Artist will be on site! A drawing will be held for door prizes. Concessions provided by the Alexandria Fire Department. The Antique Tractor and Engine Games will include Barrel Push and The Slow Race. Registration from 9 a.m. until noon. Judging at noon. Trophies will be awarded at 1:00 p.m. The event will be held rain or shine. Plaques will be awarded. Call Kevin at 615-529-4663 for tractor show entries and information.


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