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Head Start Open House

Oct 23, 2015
1:00 p.m.
118 Kimberly Lane, Smithville

The L.B.J. & C. Smithville Head Start Center at 118 Kimberly Lane will have Open House on October 23 from 1-4 p.m.. The staff and parents are looking forward to showing their center and the children's arts and crafts. Head Start provides children with activities that help them grow mentally, socially, emotionally, and physically. Please plan to attend.

Halloween at Edgar Evins State Park

Oct 24, 2015
5:30 p.m.
Edgar Evins State Park

Halloween at Edgar Evins State Park will be October 24th. Come join them for family fun as they celebrate Halloween at the park

Events include:

Camp Site Decorating Contest
1st Place Winner will receive 7 nights of free camping at Edgar Evins State Park
2nd Place Winner will receive 5 nights of free camping at Edgar Evins State Park
3rd Place Winner will receive 3 nights of free camping at Edgar Evins State Park

Trunk or Treat in the campground
Time 5:30 - 8:30

Campground will be closed to traffic during this time to provide a safe atmosphere for kids.

All park guests are welcome to join in the fun.

Campers and guests participating in the event will need to provide candy for trick or treater’s.

Bonfire in the campground
Time 5:30 - 8:30

Join Edgar Evins State Park for hotdogs and marshmallows at the campground fire circle during the trunk or treat.

DCHS Tiger 5K Zombie Run and 1 Mile Fun Run

Oct 24, 2015
8:30 a.m.
DeKalb County High School

The DCHS Tiger 5K Zombie Run and 1 Mile Fun Run will be Saturday, October 24th at 8:30 at the DeKalb County High School (new course this year)
Fun for the whole family. The costs are:
5-K $25 or after Oct. 10th $30
Fun Run $20 or after Oct. 10th $25
All proceeds go to Project Graduation 2016
Registration can be picked up at County Complex, DCHS or contact Charlotte Parsley for more information (931)-265-8398, Angela Johnson, or Doris Graham

DeKalb County 4-H Homeschool Club to Meet

Oct 5, 2015
5:00 p.m.
UT/TSU Extension Office in the community complex.

The DeKalb County 4-H Homeschool Club will meet Monday, October 5th at 5:00 p.m. at the UT/TSU Extension Office in the community complex.
This will be the first meeting for homeschooled students in 4th-12th grade. They will meet on the first Monday of every month at 5 pm. There will be contests, lessons, fun, and friends!

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


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