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Bonham Cemetery Decoration Day

Jun 12, 2016
9:00 a.m.
Bonham Cemetery

The Bonham Cemetery Decoration Day will be Sunday, June 12 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Come visit. Any donation you are able to make toward the upkeep of the cemetery and mowing expenses is greatly appreciated. If you are unable to attend, you may make your donation at First Bank. See Brenda Cantrell or call 615-597-4366

DeKalb County Schools Spring Art Exhibit

May 28, 2016
1-3 p.m.
DeKalb County Complex

The DeKalb County Schools Spring Art Exhibit will be May 28 at the DeKalb County Complex from 1-3 p.m. sponsored by the Smithville Study Club. There are 267 art entries. For more information contact Susan Hinton at 615-597-9300.

DeKalb Schools to Provide Free Meals to Children this Summer

May 27, 2016 to Jun 17, 2016

Parents and students

DeKalb County Schools will be providing meals free of charge to children age 18 and under this summer.

DCHS & DeKalb West School May 27-June 10
Northside Elementary & DeKalb West School May 27- June 17

Meal Times:


Breakfast 7:15-8:15 (7:45-8:15 DWS)

Lunch 11:00-12:00 (11:30-12:00 DWS)

For More information Contact 615-215-2104

This Institution is an Equal Opportunity Provider

County Budget Committee to Meet

Jun 1, 2016
5:30 p.m.

The budget committee of the county commission will meet Wednesday, June 1 at 5:30 p.m. in the downstairs courtroom of the courthouse.

DCHS Football Cheerleaders' Mini Cheer Camp

Jul 13, 2016 to Jul 15, 2016
9:00 a.m.- Noon
Northside Elementary School Gym

The DCHS Football Cheerleaders will host a cheer camp for ages 5-13. The camp will be held July 13-15 (Wednesday-Friday). Each session will be from 9:00 a.m. until noon at the Northside Elementary School gym. The cost $45.00 per participant (this includes a T-shirt). Each additional sibling will receive $5.00 off their enrollment.


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The cheer camp is designed to teach the fundamentals of cheering. It will include: cheer conditioning , motion drills, jumps, chants, and cheers. This is a fundamental camp-no stunts/tumbling/or building will be incorporated into the camp. Campers will be divided into age groups. Due to the fact that the camp will be held in the NES gym, they ask that ONLY bottled water be brought into the gym.

Complete and return the following information with payment by June 15 to: Cindy Webb, 260 Hendrix Road, Dowelltown, TN 37059. Late registrations will be accepted but not guaranteed a shirt.

Please include the participant’s name, grade, age, date of birth, parents or guardians name and address, phone number, cell number, emergency contact number and T-shirt size.

Emergency Services Committee Meeting

May 31, 2016
5:30 p.m.
DeKalb County Courthouse

An Emergency Services Committee meeting of the DeKalb County Commission will be Tuesday, May 31 at 5:30 p.m. in the downstairs courtroom of the DeKalb County courthouse.

UCHRA Commodities Distribution

Jun 9, 2016
1:00 p.m.
UCHRA Office 726 S Congress Blvd, Smithville, TN

The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) will hold a commodities distribution for DeKalb County, Thursday, June 9, 2016 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the UCHRA Office 726 S Congress Blvd, Smithville, TN

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

May 26, 2016
6:30 PM
DeKalb County Complex

A meeting of the DeKalb/Cannon County Amateur Radio Club will be held on Thursday, May 26th, 2016 - 6:30 PM at the DeKalb County Complex, 722 South Congress Blvd., 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

Farm Service Agency to Hold County Committee Election Workshop

Jun 6, 2016
6:00 p.m.
DeKalb County Community Complex

The DeKalb/Cannon County Farm Service Agency (FSA) is hosting a County Committee Election Workshop on Monday, June 6 at 6:00 P.M. at the DeKalb County Community Complex located at 722 South Congress Blvd. in Smithville. The meeting will be held inside the UT Extension Conference Room.

The purpose of this meeting is to provide information relating to the role of the Farm Service Agency in the community and how local administrative areas are determined.

The deadline to submit nominations for the 2016 County Committee Election is August 1, 2016.

All interested farmers and producers, especially individuals or groups who represent socially disadvantaged or beginning farmers, are encouraged to attend and participate in this meeting. Nomination forms and fact sheets, in both English and Spanish versions, will be available. FSA staff will be on hand to answer questions concerning the nomination and election processes, or any other program questions that may be presented.


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