A meeting of the DeKalb/Cannon County Amateur Radio Club will be held on Thursday, July 26th , 2018 - 6:30 PM at the Smithville Fire Department 104 E. Main Street, Smithville, Tn 37166. All local amateur radio operators and those interested in amateur radio are invited to attend. Amateur radio operators also called “hams” communicate with other operators in the local area, statewide, nationally, and even worldwide. Hams also aid during times of emergencies with vital communication links. The DeKalb/Cannon County Amateur Radio Club is an affiliated club of the American Radio Relay League. Call 615-597-9563 for more information or check out the club's webpage at http://www.dccarc.org.
An All Committees meeting of the County Commission will be Thursday, July 19 at 6:00 p.m. in the upstairs courtroom of the DeKalb County courthouse. Meanwhile a public hearing will be held on Monday, July 23 at 6:00 p.m. concerning the proposed 2018-19 budget in the upstairs courtroom of the DeKalb County courthouse. The DeKalb County Commission will meet in regular session following the public hearong on Monday July 23 at 6:30 p.m. in the upstairs courtroom of the DeKalb County courthouse.
This Thursday, July 19, is Senior Day at the DeKalb County Fair! Open to ALL DeKalb County seniors 60 and older, you can tour the fair from 9:00 am until 10:30 (while it's still a little cooler), and then take the shuttle bus to the Alexandria Senior Center for lunch. The lunch is being provided, and the desserts are being prepared by members of the Alexandria Senior Center. We look forward to seeing you this Thursday, July 19, for Senior Day at the Fair!"
A family reunion in honor of the late Felix and Mary Luna Cantrell will be held Sunday, July 22 at the Midway Community Center in Warren County. Everyone is asked to bring a covered dish and spend the day.
Due to remodeling at Legion Hall, The American Legion and Ladies Auxiliary will NOT MEET this month (July). The Regular meeting will take place in August. Meanwhile all American Legion members are requested to be at the Veteran's building on Memory Lane at the DeKalb County Fair about 6:00 on Monday night. The purpose of this meeting is for a photo shoot for a magazine story about the Legion. Please come if you can. Call Mr. Edmunds with your questions.
The annual Tramel reunion will be Saturday, August 18, 2018, at about 12:00 noon in the community room in the City Hall Building on the east side of the square in Smithville, where Senior Citizens previously met! Everyone is encouraged to attend and bring pictures, recipes, genealogical information and anything else of interest to share. 615-529-2570. Looking forward to seeing everyone!
The 2018 Fall League Signups for the Center Hill Soccer Club will be as follows:
Tuesday, July 17 from 5-7 p.m. at the Community Complex
Thursday, July 19 from 5-7 p.m. at the Community Complex
Saturday, July 21 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Community Complex
Tuesday, July 24 from 5-7 p.m. at the Community Complex
Thursday, July 26 from 5-7 p.m. at the Community Complex
Mandatory Training Day is Saturday, July 28 from 9 a.m. until noon at the Recreation League Fields (Last Chance to Sign-Up)
U4: 9-10 a.m.
U6: 9:30-10:30 a.m.
U9: 10-11 a.m.
U12: 10:30-11:30 a.m.
U16: 11 a.m. until noon
Players will be soccer cleats and shin guards
A Benefit Auction will be held for Donna Horton at the Smithville Church of God, 801 West Broad Street on July 28 at 5 p.m. She is suffering from non-alcohol related Cirrhosis of the Liver. The money raised will help cover medical costs for the Horton family.
The TWRA and the DeKalb Soil Conservation District are now giving a free 1-10 pound bag of wildlife food plot mix for the people in DeKalb County until supply lasts.
One bag will sow about ¼ arce. This will help feed the deer, turkeys, and songbirds.
The mix includes: Buckwheat, soybeans, corn, sunflower seeds, and sorghum.
The Soil Conservation District office is located at the USDA Service Center at 647 Bright Hill Road.
Office hours are: Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:00pm.
USDA is An Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer.
Early Voting times have been set for the August 2nd elections.
Early voting begins July 13 through July 28 on the first floor of the DeKalb County Courthouse.
The times are as follows:
Mondays—1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesdays—9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Wednesdays—9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Thursdays—2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Fridays—9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Saturdays—9 a.m. to noon.