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Saturday, October 8

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Join the DeKalb Animal Shelter and Loyal Dawg Rescue for a Night of Haunted Tails on October 21 & 22.
The Smithville Mayor and Aldermen Monday night paid tribute to a long-time member of the planning commission and board of zoning appeals who passed away in August. Mayor Josh Miller presented a plaque to Jackie Smith, wife of Wade Smith, Jr.
The Smithville Aldermen Monday night approved the promotions of four long time city firefighters upon the recommendation of Chief Charlie Parker including Captain Jeff Wright to Assistant Fire Chief, and Lieutenants John Poss, Donnie Cantrell, and Danny Poss to the rank of Captain. Hoyte Hale will continue serving as Deputy Chief. Pictured left to right are Chief Parker (42 years service), Jeff Wright (35 years service), John Poss (32 years service), Donnie Cantrell (42 years service), Danny Poss (42 years service), and Hoyte Hale (37 years service)
The Smithville aldermen Monday night voted to rename Walnut Alley downtown in honor of Country Music Star John Anderson, a long time resident of Smithville. The alley will become known now as John Anderson Alley. Signage will soon be posted there to reflect it.
The D.C.H.S. Band placed 2nd in its category at the Yellow Jacket Invitational in Trousdale County.
Members of the DCHS 1972 football team gathered for a 50th Anniversary Reunion Friday evening. They also attended the 2022 DCHS Homecoming game and were recognized at halftime. This team had the first winning record in DCHS history at 7-3. Pictured left to right: Eddie Hyde, Randy Gothard, Ray Miller, Mike Corley, Bill Owen, Bud Judkins, David Colwell, Don Page, Randy Prichard, Robert Rowe, Jay Whiteford, Jackie Gaither, Doug Davis, David Davis, Coach Wayne Cantrell, and Robert Donaldson. Kneeling in front are Dustin “Little Bear” Knowles standing in for his late father Jim “Bear” Knowles, and Hank Ballew
Champions! DeKalb Seniors competed in the Senior Olympics District Chair Volleyball Competition Monday, September 26 at Crossville and brought home several medals. Pictured here seated left to right front row: Diane Haberman, Margaret Nichols, Jan Thomas, and Jim Branham. Standing Middle Row left to right: Pam Redmon (Smithville Senior Center Director), Phyllis Nichols, Peggy Fuson, Linda Davis, Donna Sarber, Elizabeth White, Jo Ann Williams, Gwen League, and Nancy Wiebel. Standing Back Row left to right: Jim Graul, Bob Sarber, Carol Goundry, Diane Ferrell, Debbie Repasy, Alda Lee, Bill Huebner, Frances Gay, and Anne Huebner. Not pictured Steve Repasy, Chele Blaine, Larry Williams, and Rick Davidson. Anna Parker (not pictured) is the score keeper. Two others, Mary Lawson and Marvin Garven (not pictured) have participated in Chair Volleyball but were unable to compete at the Senior Olympics.
DCHS Homecoming Queen Reese Williams
DCHS Homecoming Queen and Attendants in Friday’s Parade: Pictured left to right: Queen Reese Williams , Carlee West, Hannah Trapp, Sadie Moore, Deanna Agee, and Caroline Crook
DCHS Students Paraded Their “Tiger Pride” Through Town Friday: First Place Homecoming Float- Junior Class: “I Smell Victory, Tigers Put A Spell on the Wildcats
DCHS Students Paraded Their “Tiger Pride” Through Town Friday:  Second Place Homecoming Float-Senior Class: “Tigers Flatten the Wildcats”
DCHS Students Paraded Their “Tiger Pride” Through Town Friday:  Third Place Homecoming Float- Sophomore Class: “Wildcats are Lookin’ for Trouble”
DCHS Students Paraded Their “Tiger Pride” Through Town Friday:  Homecoming Float- Freshman Class: “Lights, Camera, Action, Now Showing-A Wildcat Defeat 7:00 p.m.
Older Dogs Need Love Too! Meet Matilda the WJLE/DeKalb Animal Shelter Featured “Pet of the Week” View Video Here
Edgar Evins State Park Harvest Crafts Festival October 15 & 15
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District awarded a $91,250,000 contract Sept. 29, 2022, to Prime American Bridge for the Center Hill Dam Spillway Gates Replacement Project. (USACE Photo by Lee Roberts)
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WJLE Radio AM-FM serves Smithville, DeKalb County, Tennessee and surrounding counties with news, weather and sports along with Country and Southern Gospel music. Founded in 1964, WJLE commemorates its golden anniversary in 2014. In addition to daily news updates, WJLE keeps you informed and entertained with "LIVE" broadcasts and "LIVE" web streaming of local government meetings, including the Smithville City Council, County Commission, and School Board, high school sports, local elections, Sunday religious programming and other events throughout the year.