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Smithville FCE Club Meeting

Oct 8, 2015
10:00 a.m.
UT Extension meeting room of the County Complex

The Smithville FCE Club meets every second Thursday of the month at 10:00a.m. in the UT Extension meeting room of the County Complex. The Club welcomes women who are interested in home and garden activities, arts, crafts, educational and community matters. The next meeting will be October 8, 2015. Refreshments will be served.


Sep 24, 2015
3:30 – 4:30 pm.
Fiddlers Annex, 125 Fiddlers Drive, Smithville


For more information on housing assistance and/or support while raising a relative child, please contact Melissa Allison at the Upper Cumberland Development District toll free at 1-877-275-8233.

A support group meeting, for relatives that are caring for relative children, will be held, Thursday, September 24, 2015, at the Fiddlers Annex, 125 Fiddlers Drive, Smithville, TN., from 3:30 – 4:30 pm.

For housing assistance while caring for relative child, contact Myra Walker at 931-432-4111.

Free Computer Classes

Sep 14, 2015
5:30 pm
DeKalb County Complex

Free Computer Classes to be held in the Motlow classroom at the DeKalb County Complex - 722 S. Congress Blvd. - contact Justin Potter Library at 615-597-4359 to reserve a seat.

• 6-week Microsoft Office series Monday Sept 14, 21, 28, Oct. 5, 12, 19 at 5:30 pm

WJLE's "Fearless Forecasters" Thursdays

Sep 3, 2015
4:30 p.m.

WJLE's "Fearless Forecasters" are back for another season of college pigskin prognosticating Thursday afternoon's at 4:30 p.m. .

This season's regulars are Dewain Hendrixson, Scott Brown, Chad Kirby, Jeff James, Ricky Atnip, John Pryor, Joe Goodwin, Darvin Gill, and Darrell Gill. A different special guest will make an appearance each week.

The "Fearless Forecasters" pick who they believe will win in fifteen of the biggest or most interesting college football games of the week.

They also make an underdog selection each week, picking a team they think will win, even though that team is not favored to win.

The program is sponsored by Liberty State Bank, DTC Communications, DeKalb County Ace Hardware, Middle Tennessee Natural Gas, Love-Cantrell Funeral Home, DeKalb County Insurance, DeKalb Tire and Service, Pizza Hut, and the Charles D. Atnip Realty & Auction Company.

Catch the "Fearless Forecasters" LIVE on WJLE Thursday's at 4:30 p.m. starting September 3.

"Coach to Coach" Returns on WJLE

Aug 14, 2015 to Aug 28, 2015
5:00 p.m. Fridays & 9:00 a.m. Saturdays

You are invited to the weekly coach's meeting for the coach's view of every Tennessee Football game. Coach To Coach is your weekly connection to your favorite team, driven by the Governor's Highway Safety Program. The program will air again this college football season on WJLE AM 1480 and FM 101.7 Fridays at 5:00 p.m. and will repeat Saturday mornings at 9:00 a.m.

Former coaches Phillip Fulmer and Doug Mathews go Coach To Coach every week with one hour of intense football discussion. It’s just like you’re in the coaches’ meeting, talking offense and defense with the men who called the plays to win the big games.

Share the lessons from last week's game. Breakdown the SEC slate. Talk about the issues inside college football. Coach To Coach comes your way every weekend, hosted by one of the state’s premiere sports broadcasters, Larry Stone.

Get inside the 2015 Tennessee football season. Go Coach To Coach with Phillip Fulmer and Doug Mathews, presented by the Delta Dental of Tennessee

DeKalb County High School Soccer Team Schedule

Aug 20, 2015
6:30 p.m.
Cumberland County

The DeKalb County High School Girls Soccer Team Schedule is as follows:

Thursday, August 20 at Cumberland County 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, August 25 vs *York Institute (HOME) 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, August 27 vs Sequatchie County (HOME) 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, September 1 vs *Livingston Academy (HOME) 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, September 5 Franklin County Tournament TBA
Tuesday, September 8 vs Aaron Academy (HOME) 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, September 10 at Watertown 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, September 15 vs *Smith County 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, September 17 at White County 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, September 22 vs *Macon County (HOME) 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, October 1 at Murfreesboro Central Magnet 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, October 6 vs Cannon County (HOME) 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, October 8 at Warren County 6:00 p.m.

Post Season
Saturday, October 10: 4th & 5th Play-In TBA
Monday, October 12: 1st Round of District Tournament TBA
Tuesday, October 13: 2nd Round of District Tournament TBA at Macon County
Thursday, October 15: District Championship TBA at Macon County
Tuesday, October 20: 1st Round of Region Tournament TBA

DCHS Tiger Football Season Schedule

Aug 21, 2015
7:00 p.m.

The DCHS Tiger Football season opens Friday night, August 21 at Warren County

The Tigers open the season with three road trips: to Warren County on August 21, to Stone Memorial at Crossville on August 28, and at York Institute in Jamestown September 4.

DeKalb County will then host three straight home games starting with Cumberland County on September 11, Smith County on September 18, and Macon County on September 25.

A road trip will follow to Sequatchie County on October 2 and then back home for Grundy County on October 9.

The Tigers will have a bye week on October 16; play at Upperman on October 23, and then close out the season at home against Cannon County on October 30.

All regular season games kick off at 7:00 p.m. and WJLE will have LIVE coverage with the Voice of the Tigers John Pryor each week and LIVE streaming at

DeKalb County Farmers Market

Jun 23, 2015
2:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
205 East Bryant St. (next to DeKalb Ace Hardware),

The DeKalb County Farmers Market, 205 East Bryant St. (next to DeKalb Ace Hardware), Smithviile, will be open on Tuesdays from 2 PM to 6 PM starting June 23rd through September. So now you can get your fresh vegetables and other goodies on Saturday mornings and Tuesday afternoons! For more information, call Jeff Cantrell at 615.464.7373.

Wanda's Traveling Friends Presents Trip to Maine

Oct 3, 2015 to Oct 11, 2015

Wanda's Traveling Friends Presents a trip to Beautiful Maine Saturday through Sunday, October 3-11. For more information and reservations contact Wanda Poss at 615-428-3576

The trip includes:

Motorcoach Transportation
8 Nights Lodging including 4 consecutive nights in the Portland Maine area
14 meals: 8 breakfasts and 6 dinners
Guided Tour of Portland, Maine's largest city-by-the-sea
Guided Tour of quaint Kennebunkport
Tour of Historic Victoria Mansion
Guided Tour of Pineland Farms, a picturesque working farm
Visit to Boothbay Railway Village and Boothbay Harbor
Visit to the Seashore Trolley Museum and countryside trolley ride and much more

Permits Required during Fire Season

Oct 15, 2014 to Oct 31, 2014
Tennessee Division of Forestry

Tennessee’s fire season began October 15th and the Tennessee Division of Forestry wants to remind everyone that they must obtain a burning permit before doing any open burning. Only brush, leaves, grass, untreated or unpainted lumber or other natural plant residues can be legally burned. Burning permits can be obtained from the Tennessee Department of Agriculture, Division of Forestry between 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday by calling the DeKalb County office of the Division of Forestry at 597-4015. Burning permits can be obtained for small debris piles after hours and on the weekends by visiting Think before you burn.


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