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Benefit Car Wash

Sep 6, 2014
9:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.

A benefit car wash for cancer patient Vickie Boles will be Saturday, September 6 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Auto Zone Parking Lot in McMinnville. $4.00 per vehicle.

Alexandria Needs Part-Time City Court Clerk

Aug 27, 2014 to Aug 31, 2014

~ The Town of Alexandria is currently accepting applications for a part-time city court clerk position. The applicant must have computer skills and a general administrative/office based knowledge in order to perform necessary responsibilities associated with the position. Applications can be obtained at City Hall 102 High Street Alexandria, TN 37012. Deadline for applying is Sept.5th. ~

Job Openings Available at Shiroki North America

Aug 27, 2014 to Aug 31, 2014
Shiroki North America

HG Staffing has immediate openings on the first and second shifts at Shiorki North America in Smithville. All jobs are temp to hire. Must be able to pass drug screen and background check. You may apply at the career center in Smithville on Tuesdays from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. or you may apply in person at Shiroki Mondays through Fridays from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. HG Staffing is an equal opportunity employer. For more information call Spencer at 615-215-1482

WJLE's Fearless Forecasters Return August 28th

Aug 28, 2014
4:30 p.m.

WJLE's "Fearless Forecasters" are returning for another season of college pigskin prognosticating Thursday afternoon's at 4:30 p.m. beginning August 28.

This season's regulars are Dewain Hendrixson, Scott Brown, Chad Kirby, Jeff James, Ricky Atnip, John Pryor, Joe Goodwin, Darvin Gill, and Darrell Gill. A different special guest will make an appearance each week.

The "Fearless Forecasters" pick who they believe will win in fifteen of the biggest or most interesting college football games of the week.

They also make an underdog selection each week, picking a team they think will win, even though that team is not favored to win.

The program is sponsored by Liberty State Bank, DTC Communications, DeKalb County Ace Hardware, Middle Tennessee Natural Gas, Love-Cantrell Funeral Home, DeKalb County Insurance, DeKalb Tire and Service, Pizza Hut, and the Charles D. Atnip Realty & Auction Company.

Catch the "Fearless Forecasters" LIVE on WJLE Thursday's at 4:30 p.m. starting August 28.

DCHS Tigers Versus Stone Memorial

Aug 29, 2014
7:00 p.m.

The DCHS Tigers will host Stone Memorial of Crossville Friday night, August 29 at 7:00 p.m. in Smithville. WJLE will have LIVE coverage on AM 1480/FM 101.7 and LIVE Streaming at

Join us for WJLE's Sports Programming lineup Friday night's beginning at 5:00 p.m. with Coach to Coach featuring former Tennessee Football Coach Phillip Fulmer and former UT Assistant Coach Doug Matthews talking Tennessee football followed by Murphy's Matchups at 6:00 p.m. with the Guru of Tennessee High School Football Murphy Fair making his high school predictions with commentary and interviews, and then Tiger Talk at 6:30 p.m. featuring the Voice of the Tigers John Pryor interviewing Tiger Football Coach Steve Trapp and several Tiger Football players. Coach to Coach also repeats on Saturday mornings at 9:00 a.m.

THP Seatbelt Checkpoint

Sep 13, 2014
Short Mountain Highway

THP will be conducting a SEATBELT CHECKPOINT, State Route 146 / Short Mtn. Hwy on Sept. 13th 2014.

DeKalb/Cannon County Amateur Radio Club Meeting

Aug 28, 2014
6:30 PM
Cannon County High School

A meeting of the DeKalb/Cannon County Amateur Radio Club will be held on Thursday, August 28th, 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

Firefighter's Benefit for Anthony Wright and Patrick Edge

Sep 6, 2014
4:00 p.m.
Downtown Smithville

A Firefighter's benefit will be held Saturday, September 6 downtown Smithville to support two of their own members, Lieutenant Anthony Wright and Firefighter Patrick Edge. Both men have suffered from serious illnesses and have accumulated significant medical expenses within the past year. Enjoy music and food starting at 4:00 p.m. at the Evins Park Open Air Stage, across from the Smithville Post Office. A Silent Auction will be held. Food will be by Fireman One Barbeque located inside the Smithville Fire Hall building downtown. The rain date is Sunday, September 7 at 3:00 p.m. Admission to the gospel singing and silent auction are free! Tickets for the barbeque dinner are $7.00 each and may be purchased in advance from any Smithville Firefighter or at the door. Bring your own chair for the LIVE music. The silent auction will feature special donated items from local music stars and from local businesses and families. If you wish to donate silent auction items, contact Fire Chief Charlie Parker at 615-597-4141. To make a cash donation, stop by First Bank and make your contribution to the "Brothers Helping Brothers" Fund. Join their facebook at Smithville Fire Department.

2014 DCHS Football Schedule

Aug 22, 2014
7:00 p.m.
DCHS Football

The DeKalb County High School Tiger Football Team will open the new season on Friday, August 22 at home against Warren County.

The first two games will be home. The Tigers will then hit the road for the next five games and then finish up the regular season with three home games.

All games start at 7:00 p.m. The schedule is as follows:

August 22: Warren County(Home)

August 29: Stone Memorial(Home)

September 5: Livingston Academy (Away)

September 12: White County (Away)

September 19: Cannon County (Away)

September 26: OPEN DATE

October 3: Trousdale County (Away)

October 10: York Institute (Away)

October 17: Macon County (Home)

October 24: Upperman (Home)

October 31: Smith County(Home)


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