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Miss Jamboree Pageants

Jun 30, 2018
11:00 a.m.
DeKalb County Complex

Miss Jamboree Pageants

Pageants for boys and girls ages birth to 48 mths, girls ages 4-20 will be held Saturday, June 30 beginning at 11:00 a.m. at the DeKalb Community Complex. Entry fee is $25 with optional entries available. Deadline for entry June 28. No “at the door” entry accepted. Contests open to all Tennessee residents. Applications are available at the Smithville Review and on the Miss Jamboree Pageants Facebook Event Page.

GOP Governor Candidate Randy Boyd to Visit Smithville

Jun 21, 2018
2:30 p.m.
County Complex

Randy Boyd, GOP candidate for Governor, will be in DeKalb County on his 95 county bus tour Thursday, June 21 for a meet and greet from 2:30 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the County Complex in the café area at 712 South Congress Boulevard Smithville.

American Legion and Ladies Auxiliary Meeting

Jun 21, 2018
6:00 p.m.
Snow Hill Building

The American Legion and Ladies Auxiliary will meet Thursday, June 21st at 6:00 at the building at Snow Hill, A meal will be enjoyed before the meeting consisting of chicken tenders as the entree. Anyone attending needs to bring a compatible vegetable dish and/or dessert. All members are welcome and encouraged to come.

DeKalb County Youth Football Player and Cheerleader Signups

Jun 16, 2018
8:00 a.m.
County Complex

DeKalb County Youth Football will be having Player and Cheerleader signups at the County Complex, Saturday, June 16th, 23rd and 30th from 8:00am to Noon. The cost is $40 per child. Cheerleaders will have an additional rental fee for the uniform. Players can also register for the Tiger Pride Football Camp as well. The camp will be July 11th and 13th at the High School football practice field. The cost for the camp is $20 and players who sign up by June 30th will receive a t-shirt. Parents can keep up to date with all info by liking the program on Facebook under “DeKalb County Jr. Pro Football”

(SHIP) to Host Welcome to Medicare Class

Jun 21, 2018
9:00 a.m.

The State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) will be holding a Welcome to Medicare Class on June 21st at Art Circle Library in Crossville from 9 AM - 12 PM. This class will provide information to new Medicare beneficiaries and their families about their benefits and choices. The class will cover everything from Original Medicare and supplements to Medicare Advantage plans. Call 931-476-4148 to book your seat!

Haven of Hope to Host Support Group for Moms

Jul 2, 2018
6:00 p.m.
301 West Main Street

A support group for moms who have experienced the death of a child is scheduled to start on Monday, July 2nd at the Haven of Hope Counseling
office at 301 West Main Street from 6-7pm. There will be no fee, but if desired, a donation can be made to Haven of Hope of DeKalb County. If
you would like to participate or want more information, e-mail Kay Quintero at

UT Extension Offers Canning Classes

Jun 26, 2018 to Jun 28, 2018
DeKalb County Complex Kitchen

The UT Extension office will be offering canning classes at the DeKalb County Complex kitchen during the last week of June. Cost per class is $30 and covers all materials and supplies as well as the canning book So Easy to Preserve. The instructor for the classes will be UT Extension Agent Dr. April Martin. Classes will cover canning basics including using a water bath canner and pressure canner. Participants can choose the class they would like. All equipment and supplies will be provided. Participants will take what they make home with them. Each class is $30 and should be paid at least four days before the class. Call 615-597-4945 for more information or stop by UT Extension inside the County There are three dates to choose from:

Salsa canning Tuesday, June 26: 9:30 am—12:00 P.M.
Salsa canning Tuesday, June 26: 6:00 – 8:30 P.M.
Pressure Canning Vegetables Thursday, June 28: 9 :00 – 12:00 pm
Jams & Jellies, Thursday, June 28: 6:00 – 8:30 P.M.

A minimum of 4 participants per class is required to hold each class. Payment must be received within 4 business days of the class. Participants are welcome to bring their lunch.

For more information, call 597-4945. Fees can be paid at the UT Extension Office located in the DeKalb County Complex building.

Early Voting Times Set For August 2nd Elections

Jul 13, 2018 to Jul 28, 2018

Early Voting times have been set for the August 2nd elections.

The DeKalb County Election Commission met Monday evening to make it official.

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.

Fiddler 5K and Fun Run Coming July 7

Jul 7, 2018
7:00 a.m.
Church Street, Smithville

The 20th annual Fiddler 5K and One Mile Fun Run, sponsored by Habitat for Humanity of DeKalb County will be Saturday, July 7. All proceeds from the race are used in building another Habitat for Humanity home in DeKalb County.


The Fiddler 5K is a qualifying race for the “Run the Cumberland Medal Series”

Last year the Fiddler 5K and Fun Run featured 295 runners.

Sean Edwards of Carmel, Indiana was the overall winner of the race in 2017. He ran the course in 19:27. Meanwhile Brooklyn Edwards of Carmel, Indiana won the race among females. She ran the course in 19:46.

The race on Saturday, July 7 will begin promptly at 7:00 a.m. RAIN OR SHINE. The course will continue along the same path as last year beginning and ending on Church Street in Downtown Smithville.

The deadline for online pre-registration at is midnight Wednesday, July 4 and completed paper registration forms must be received in the mail by Monday, July 2. You may mail in the registrations to P.O. Box 750, Smithville Tennessee 37166.


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