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LBJ & C Head Start to be Closed Labor Day

Sep 7, 2015
Head Start Centers

The LBJ & C Development Corporation Head Start Centers and the Central Office will be closed Monday, September 7 in observance of Labor Day. The Head Start Central Office and Centers will re-open on September 8


Sep 24, 2015
3:30 – 4:30 pm.
Fiddlers Annex, 125 Fiddlers Drive, Smithville


For more information on housing assistance and/or support while raising a relative child, please contact Melissa Allison at the Upper Cumberland Development District toll free at 1-877-275-8233.

A support group meeting, for relatives that are caring for relative children, will be held, Thursday, September 24, 2015, at the Fiddlers Annex, 125 Fiddlers Drive, Smithville, TN., from 3:30 – 4:30 pm.

For housing assistance while caring for relative child, contact Myra Walker at 931-432-4111.

Free Computer Classes

Sep 14, 2015
5:30 pm
DeKalb County Complex

Free Computer Classes to be held in the Motlow classroom at the DeKalb County Complex - 722 S. Congress Blvd. - contact Justin Potter Library at 615-597-4359 to reserve a seat.

• 6-week Microsoft Office series Monday Sept 14, 21, 28, Oct. 5, 12, 19 at 5:30 pm

Meeting on Student-Lead Trip to New York

Sep 14, 2015
6:00 p.m.
County Complex

Students in 7th through 10th grades and their parents are urged to come to the County Complex on Monday, September 14th at 6:00 p.m. for an informative meeting about the student-lead trip to New York.

According to Anita Puckett, this trip, much like the Washington DC trip, is jam-packed with another exciting itinerary. "We will be touring the Statue of Liberty and Ellis island and go inside the Empire State Building, visit the One World Trade Building and tour the 911 museum. There will be shopping in Times Square and Fifth Avenue and we will attend a Broadway Play and top it off by watching the Yankees play baseball," said Puckett. Contact Information

For more information call 597-2574

DeKalb Schools to be Closed for Labor Day

Sep 7, 2015
DeKalb Schools

DeKalb County Schools will be closed Monday, September 7 for Labor Day. Students will not attend Friday, September 4 but teachers and staff will report for a "Stock Pile" Day.

County Offices to be Closed for Labor Day

Sep 7, 2015
County Offices

The DeKalb County Courthouse, County Complex County Offices and Community Center and the Smithville Senior Center will be closed Monday September 7th for Labor Day. The County Court Clerk’s office will also be closed Saturday September 5th.

DeKalb County Retired Teachers Meeting

Sep 3, 2015
11:30 a.m.
DeKalb West School

The DeKalb County Retired Teachers meeting will be Thursday, September 3 at 11:30 a.m. at DeKalb West School. All retired teachers are invited to attend.

DCHS Football Cheerleaders to Host "Spirit Day"

Sep 17, 2015
3:30 p.m.

The DCHS Football Cheerleaders will host "Spirit Day" on September 17 for ages 4-13. This session will be from 3:30 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the DCHS gym. The cost is $25.00 per participant. (T-shirt included). Participants will also be allowed to perform during the DCHS pre-game on September 18 against Smith County.(Game admission is not included, and must be paid at the gate).

"Spirit Day" is designed to promote "team spirit" during National Team Spirit Month. DCHS Football Cheerleaders proudly promotes National Spirit, as well as physical fitness and team unity. This session will include cheer conditioning, motion drills, jumps, a side line chant, and a "spirit" dance. Participants will be divided into age groups. Please, no spectators in the gym during the "spirit" session. Participants should bring a blank cd if they desire a copy of the "Spirit" music.


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Complete and return the information with payment by September 4 to: Cindy Webb, 260 Hendrix Road, Dowelltown TN 37095. Late registration will be accepted, but not guaranteed a shirt. Late registration at the door will be $30.00 per participant.

WJLE's "Fearless Forecasters" Returning

Sep 3, 2015
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 September 3.

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 September 3.


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