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DMS & DCHS Soccer Pancake Breakfast

Oct 11, 2014
7:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
County Complex

The DeKalb Middle School and High School Soccer Pancake Breakfast will be Saturday, October 11 from 7:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at the county complex. Come for fun and door prizes.

FCCLA Seeks Business Participation in Spirit Week at DCHS

Oct 13, 2014 to Oct 17, 2014

DCHS FCCLA would like to involve DeKalb County Businesses in the spirit activities during the week of Homecoming. FCCLA would like to invite you to participate in our competition that we are holding among the businesses for the business spirit stick. We will recognize a 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winner that shows the best spirit and decorates the best for the week of Homecoming.

FCCLA will be recognizing all businesses that participate in this competition with a certificate. The top three will receive an additional token of our appreciation, will be recognized uptown at the pep rally on the square during homecoming festivities, and will win a spirit stick.

If you would like to participate in this competition, please call or e-mail Linda Parris at 597-4094 and leave a message or e-mail before October 14, 2014 so that we will send students to see your decorations and vote for the winners. We ask that decorations be completed by October 16, 2014 @ 3:00 p.m. so the students of FCCLA can vote on the 16th after school to get a tally for the awards. Good luck and thanks for your participation!

FBLA Hosting Children's Book Drive

Oct 6, 2014 to Oct 17, 2014

The DCHS Future Business Leaders of America club is hosting a Children's Book Drive. It is a joint effort between the local FBLA Chapter and the “Read 20” initiative. The FBLA chapter is competing with all other FBLA chapters in the state. All books will be handed out to local children at home football games. Gently used children's books will be collected with reading levels from Pre-K to 5th grade. Send your donated books to school with your child. His/her teacher will know what to do with them. The drive will be from Oct. 6th -17th. The FBLA chapter will provide $50 for the winning school’s library! If you have any questions, you may contact me at DCHS or by email at

UCHRA Commodities Distribution

Oct 16, 2014
1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
UCHRA Office

The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) will hold a commodities distribution for DeKalb County, Thursday, October 16, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the UCHRA Office 726 S Congress Blvd, Smithville. Everyone must present a valid UCHRA commodity card in order to receive commodities. To sign up or reprint lost commodities cards contact your local UCHRA office. The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, color, national origin, religion, or disability in admission to, access to, or operations of its programs, services or activities.

DeKalb/Cannon County Amateur Radio Club

Oct 4, 2014
1:00 P.M.
Cannon County High School

The DeKalb/Cannon County Amateur Radio Club is sponsoring an Amateur Radio Exam Session on Saturday, October 4th, 2014 - 1:00 PM (Walk-ins
are welcome) at the Cannon County High School - Room # 115, 1 Lion Drive, Woodbury TN 37190-5240. Contact Jerry E. Elkins - N4LZY at
(615) 563-8888 or check out the club's website at if anyone has any questions.

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.

DCHS Class of 1984 Reunion.

Oct 25, 2014
2:00 p.m.
County Complex

The DCHS Class of 1984 will have a Reunion in the History Room of the County Complex on October 25 beginning at 2:00 p.m. Bring a covered dish. Look them up on facebook. The DeKalb County High School Class of 1984.

Sarah White’s 40 Year Employment Reception

Oct 3, 2014
10:00 a.m.-Noon
DeKalb Community Hospital Board Room

Sarah White’s 40 Year Employment Reception

Hosted by DeKalb Community Hospital

Friends and Co-Workers – past and present - are invited to attend
and congratulate Sarah on 40 years of dedicated service.

Friday, October 3, 2014
10am to 12noon
DeKalb Community Hospital Board Room

Tennessee High School Rodeo

Oct 4, 2014 to Oct 5, 2014
Hyder-Burks Ag Pavilion in Cookeville

The DeKalb County High School rodeo team invites you to attend the Tennessee High School Rodeo on October 4th & 5th. The event will be held at the Hyder-Burks Ag Pavilion in Cookeville, Tn. The rodeo begins at 7:00 pm on Saturday night. On Sunday, cowboy church and doughnuts will be held at 8:30am, followed by the rodeo matinee at 10:00am. High school rodeo athletes from across the state will be competing in events such as bronc riding, team roping, barrel racing, tie down calf roping, pole bending, breakaway roping, goat tying, and bull riding. Weekend passes are $10.00 and will be available at the door. Children under 5 are admitted free. DCHS has two students competing in the rodeo; Shara Adcock and La-Kota Luna. They are also hosting an open 4D barrel race on Friday, October 3rd at the same location. Training barrels starts at 3:00 pm and the competition begins at 7:00 pm. You may contact Joe Adcock at 615.464.7283 for more information. We hope to see you there!!

Brown Bag Lunch n Learn: The Tennessee Promise

Oct 2, 2014
Noon until 1:00 p.m.
Justin Potter Library

Thursday, October 2nd from noon - 1 pm – Brown Bag Lunch n Learn: The Tennessee Promise

Location: Justin Potter Library. Community members will learn how they can assist with the TN Promise initiative. Seats are limited so contact the Library at 615-597-4359 to register. Don't forget to bring your lunch to this informal learning opportunity.

Free Computer Classes

Oct 2, 2014
Justin Potter Library

Free Computer Classes to be held Thursday, Oct. 2nd at Justin Potter Library:

•10:00 am – noon – Computer Basics

•3:00 pm – 5:00 pm – Forms-Filling-Out class

Call 615-597-4359 to reserve a seat.


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