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County Courthouse and Offices to be Closed Memorial Day

May 29, 2017

The DeKalb County Courthouse, County Complex County Offices and Smithville Senior Center will be closed Monday May 29th in observance of Memorial Day. The County Court Clerk’s Office will also be closed Saturday May 27th. The DeKalb County landfill and all trash collection sites will be closed Memorial Day Monday May 29th.

Memorial Day Program

May 29, 2017
9:30 a.m.
County Complex

The community is encouraged to rally in a show of support for fallen heroes during a Memorial Day program Monday morning, May 29 at the DeKalb County Complex.

The guest speaker will be DeKalb County Historian Tommy Webb.

Sponsored by the American Legion #122, the entertainment program will begin at 9:30 a.m. with special music by Susan Hinton followed by the main program at 10:00 a.m. featuring the National Anthem, the Pledge of Allegiance, and prayers. Commander William Edmonds will make welcome remarks and Judy Redmon of the American Legion Women’s Auxiliary will remember the fallen and introduce the guest speaker. Ronnie Redmon, Post Adjutant of the American Legion Post #122 will adjourn the program at the complex after which attendees will be asked to gather at the veteran’s memorial monument at the courthouse for the laying of a wreath and taps by DCHS band student Josh Moon.

School Transportation Supervisor Jimmy Sprague, from the School Bus Garage, will have a bus to transport anyone who wants to ride to the courthouse from the county complex.

County Budget Committee Meeting

May 23, 2017
6:00 p.m.
Courthouse

There will be a Budget Committee meeting of the DeKalb County Commission on Tuesday May 23, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in the lower courtroom of the DeKalb County courthouse.

DeKalb County Baseball Camp

Jun 5, 2017 to Jun 6, 2017
9:00 a.m.
DCHS Baseball Field

The 2017 DeKalb County Baseball Camp will be June 5 & 6 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the DCHS Baseball Field. The camp is for ages 7 to 14.

Camp Skills:
* Learn the proper mechanics for throwing and catching
* Learn the proper fundamentals for pitching, playing infield, and playing outfield
* Learn correct fundamentals of hitting
* Learn numerous drills for all aspects of baseball

What to bring:
* Cleats, tennis shoes, baseball pants, hat, glove, bat (catchers gear)
* Snacks and drinks for breaks (water will be provided)

Registration:
* Cost of the camp is $60
* Registration will be June 5 from 8 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. at the DCHS Baseball Field.

County Commission to Meet

May 22, 2017
6:30 p.m.
Courthouse

The DeKalb County Commission will meet in regular monthly session Monday, May 22 at 6:30 p.m. in the downstairs courtroom of the courthouse. The agenda is as follows:

Local Option Sales Tax Report

Budget Amendments to be approved

Discuss USDA Grant for Firefighters Equipment

Discuss surplus property

Discuss reappraisal cost sharing involving cities

Discuss lease of property to Jamboree committee during the 2017 Fiddlers Jamboree

Approval of notaries

Any other business properly presented.

Decoration Day for Banks Cemetery

Jun 4, 2017
Banks Cemetery

The annual Decoration Day for Banks Cemetery in DeKalb County will be Sunday, June 4. The Banks Cumberland Presbyterian Church will also have their annual Homecoming Day. Sunday School begins at 10 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m. with lunch at noon. Everyone is invited. Please make plans to attend. Your support is needed so the cemetery can be properly maintained and kept looking good. You may mail donations to: Robert Joins, Treasurer, 846 Luttrell Avenue, Smithville TN 37166; Ernie Winchester, President, 1070 Tabernacle Road, Smithville, TN 37166; or Melissa Ferrell, Vice President, 8001 Short Mountain Road, Woodbury, TN 37190

DeKalb County Library Board Meeting

May 23, 2017
6:00 p.m.
Justin Potter Library

The DeKalb County Library Board will have their bi-monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 23 at 6 p.m. at Justin Potter Library. The public is welcome to attend the meeting.

Brush Creek Cemetery Decoration Service

May 28, 2017
2:00 p.m.
Brush Creek Cemetery

Brush Creek Cemetery in Brush Creek, TN will hold decoration services and business meeting on Sunday, May 28 at 2:00 p.m. For anyone unable to attend, mail donations to Sue Collins, 18 Switchboard Rd., Brush Creek, TN 38547.

Tai Chi for Arthritis Classes

May 16, 2017
11:15 a.m.
Senior Center at the DeKalb County Complex

UT Extension Agent April Martin will be holding free Tai Chi for Arthritis classes for Senior Citizens at the Senior Center during the month of May and June. Tai Chi has been proven to be very effective for arthritis and fall prevention. The classes will be held from 11:15 – 12:15 each Tuesday: May 16, 23, and 30, as well as June 6, 13, and 27th. There is no charge for the six week class. The only requirement is that participants are Senior Citizens. The classes will be held in the Senior Center at the DeKalb County Complex.

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