Community Calendar

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!

Potluck Dinner

Nov 8, 2014
6:00 p.m.
Midway Community Center

A Fundraising potluck dinner will be served at the Midway Community Center on Saturday, November 8 at 5:00 p.m. Bring a dish to share with everyone. Come, enjoy the food and have a wonderful time. Donations will be accepted at the door. An auction will be held at 6:00 p.m. For more information call Tina at 615-557-7685 or Pat at 615-684-3589

DeKalb County Cattlemen's Association Meeting

Oct 21, 2014
6:30 p.m.
County Complex

The DeKalb County Cattlemen's Association will have a meeting Tuesday, October 21 at 6:30 p.m. at the county complex at 722 South Congress Boulevard, Smithville. Food will be served. This event is being sponsored by the Farm Credit Services. The program will feature guest speakers and an update will be given on what the association has been doing since starting in May. Reservations are encouraged for members or for those who would like to join the association. Please see your DeKalb Farmers Coop Team for membership forms or you may join on the night of the meeting. Memberships are $20.00 per year. Contact Melvin Young at 931-607-4646 for reservations.

Smithville Community Blood Drive

Nov 4, 2014
1:30 p.m.
Cumberland Presbyterian Church

A Smithville Community Blood Drive will be held on Tuesday, November 4 at the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in the fellowship hall from 1:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. To schedule an appointment, visit and enter sponsor code Smithville 19. Walk-Ins welcome!

Permits Required during Fire Season

Oct 15, 2014 to Oct 31, 2014
Tennessee Division of Forestry

Tennessee’s fire season began October 15th and the Tennessee Division of Forestry wants to remind everyone that they must obtain a burning permit before doing any open burning. Only brush, leaves, grass, untreated or unpainted lumber or other natural plant residues can be legally burned. Burning permits can be obtained from the Tennessee Department of Agriculture, Division of Forestry between 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday by calling the DeKalb County office of the Division of Forestry at 597-4015. Burning permits can be obtained for small debris piles after hours and on the weekends by visiting Think before you burn.

"Trick or Treat Halloween" Set for October 31 (VIEW MAP HERE)

Oct 31, 2014
10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Parents, children, and local businesses are invited to join the City of Smithville for the Police Department's "Trick or Treat Halloween Downtown" Friday, October 31 from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

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Participating businesses will have candy and special treats for the children. Look for the stores and offices with a picture of a pumpkin on their windows. Maps will be available at the police department, Justin Potter Library, Chamber of Commerce and other locations to show parents which businesses will be taking part in the event.

A Halloween costume contest will be held again this year for children up to pre-school age at 10:00 am at the Evin's Park open stage. Another costume contest for those up to age twelve will be at 4:00 p.m. Participants need to register by 9:45 am and 3:45 pm. In case of rain the contests will be held upstairs inside of City Hall.

For those planning to enter the contest, there will be winners in different categories. The categories will be scariest, funniest, most creative, and best overall.

There will also be a Chamber Costume Contest to the downtown business employee's. Any business wishing to enter this contest will need to contact the Chamber of Commerce at 597-4163 and Suzanne Williams will visit each business throughout the day and take pictures of the participants and pick a winner.

For more information call Beth Adcock at the Smithville Police Department at 615-597-8210 or check out the police department's face book page at


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