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Fire Department Chili Supper

Nov 15, 2014
4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
King Ridge Road

The Short Mountain Highway Station of the DeKalb County Volunteer Fire Department will have a spaghetti or chili supper on November 15 at the Main Station located on King Ridge Road from 4-7 p.m.. The price is six dollars a person.

Alexandria Christmas Parade

Nov 30, 2014
2:00 p.m.

The Alexandria Christmas Parade will be Sunday, November 30 at 2:00 p.m. with the line-up forming at 1:00 p.m. To enter or for more information, call Bennett Armstrong at 954-999-3828

Veteran's Celebration

Nov 7, 2014
9:30 a.m.
Smithville Elementary School

A Veteran's Celebration will be held at Smithville Elementary School on Friday, November 7 at 9:30 a.m. All veterans and their families are invited. All veterans will need to check in at 9:15 a.m. For more information call the school at 597-4415.

Daylight Savings Time Ends

Nov 2, 2014
2:00 a.m.
DeKalb County

Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday, November 2 at 2:00 a.m.. Remember to set your clocks and watches back one hour before you go to bed Saturday night, November 1. We're falling back to Central Standard Time!

Veteran's Day Program

Nov 11, 2014
9:30 a.m.
County Complex

A Veteran's Day Program will be held Tuesday, November 11 at the DeKalb County Complex at 9:30 a.m. sponsored by the American Legion Post 122. Entertainment by the DCHS Band and Chorus. The guest speaker is Norman J. Nuismer, Middle Tennessee Vice Commander. For more information contact Ronnie Redmon at 615-597-6240

Applications Sought for Angel Tree Project

Oct 27, 2014 to Nov 3, 2014
Department of Human Services

Applications will be available for the 19th Annual Angel Tree Project from Monday, October 27th through Monday, November 3rd.

Spokesperson Laura Stone said that the application turn in date has been set for one day only. "Applications can be picked up October 27th through November 3rd. You will continue to pick up your applications at the Department of Human Services, but the application must be returned in person on November 4th at the Smithville First Baptist Church Life Enrichment Center," she said.

"Completed applications will have to be returned to the First Baptist Church Life Enrichment Center Building in downtown Smithville (on the corner across from First Baptist) on Tuesday, November 4th from 9am to 7pm. Applications not returned to the Church LEC Building on this day WILL NOT be accepted. There are no exceptions to the requirements of the application process. It is very important that you understand we will only accept applications this one day only," said Stone.

"Applications can only be picked up at the Department of Human Services on October 27th through November 3rd and can only be returned to the Church LEC Building on November 4th. In addition to bringing the completed application, applicants must provide photo identification of the person applying and social security cards and birth certificates for ALL children listed on the application. We will only be keeping the application; all other documents will be returned to the applicant. If an applicant cannot appear in person, their application can be submitted by a family member as long as all of the required information is presented." Stone continued.

"Eligible children must live in DeKalb County and be no older than age 12 by December 25, 2014. The Department of Human Services will only be passing out the applications. Nothing will be returned to them and any questions should be directed to Laura Stone at 615-464-7135". DO NOT contact DHS or anyone at the LEC pickup location under any circumstances; you may jeopardize your application," she said.

Stone adds that "the Angel Tree has been such a tremendous success in the past and with economic times extremely tough for many in our area, we want this years Angel Tree to be no exception. The Angel Tree helps so many families who are struggling to make ends meet. It is sad to think about, but many of these children would not otherwise have a single present for Christmas. With the economy still struggling, we are expecting demand to be high."

Free Computer Classes

Nov 3, 2014
5:00 p.m.
DeKalb County Complex

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

• Excel Basics - Monday, Nov. 3rd, 10th and 17th 5:00 – 7:00 pm (3-session course)

DeKalb/Cannon County Amateur Radio Club Meeting

Oct 30, 2014
6:30 p.m.
Cannon County High School

A meeting of the DeKalb/Cannon County Amateur Radio Club will be held on Thursday, October 30th, 2014 - 6:30 PM at the Cannon County High
School, 1 Lion Drive - Room 115, Woodbury, TN 37190. 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

DeKalb Health Department Flu Clinic

Nov 6, 2014
8:30 a.m.
DeKalb County Health Department

The DeKalb County Health Department will hold a flu clinic on Thursday, November 6 from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. No appointment necessary!


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