Community Calendar

Board of Education to Meet

Mar 12, 2015
7:00 p.m.
Board of Education Building

The DeKalb County Board of Education will meet in regular monthly session Thursday, March 12 at 7:00 p.m. at the Board of Education Building.

The agenda is as follows:

Consider and act on approval of the 2015-16 School Calendar

Building Program Update, School Updates, and Committee Reports

Personnel Report from the Director of Schools

The consent agenda is as follows:

Consider and act on a request for the Prom to be held off campus at "The Capitol Theater" in Lebanon on April 17

Consider and act on 2014-15 budget amendment for Special Education High Cost.

Consider the act on 2014-15 budget amendment for State Pre-K Grant

Consider and act on 2015-16 Statewide Assessment Discretionary Grant Proposal, Year 2

Consider and act on 2015-16 IDEA Preschool Discretionary Grant Proposal, Year 2

Consider and act on 2014-15 budget amendment, for Special Education Program

Any other business that may properly come before the Board

Book Sale Continues at Justin Potter and Alexandria Libraries

Mar 5, 2015 to Mar 11, 2015
Justin Potter and Alexandria Libraries

The Book Sale will continue at Justin Potter and Alexandria Libraries through March 11. The libraries will have books, movies, magazines, and CD's for $3.00 a bag. They have some great books at low prices so come by the libraries and check out the bargains. Call Justin Potter Library at 615-597-4359 for further information.

Amateur Radio Exam Session

Mar 7, 2015
1:00 p.m.
DeKalb County Complex

The DeKalb/Cannon County Amateur Radio Club is sponsoring an Amateur Radio Exam Session on Saturday, March 7th, 2015 - 1:00 PM (Walk-ins are allowed) at the DeKalb County Complex, 722 South Congress Blvd., Smithville, TN 37166 . Contact Jerry E. Elkins - N4LZY at (615) 563-8888 if anyone has any questions.

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.

DeKalb Community Hospital Masquerade Jewelry Sale

Mar 9, 2015
7:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
DeKalb Community Hospital

DeKalb Community Hospital will host the semi-annual Masquerade Jewelry Sale March 9th and 10th starting at 7 am. until 6pm on the 9th and 7am to 3 pm on the 10th. All jewelry is $5.00 and all proceeds will go toward our annual Christmas Party for Indian Mounds Boys Home
The sale is located in our education classroom in the administrative wing of the hospital. Just follow the signs

Meeting About Day Trips from Smithville Senior Center

Mar 10, 2015
11:45 a.m.
Smithville Senior Center

The Public is Invited to the Smithville Senior Center Tuesday March 10th at 11:45 a.m. and Friday March 13th at 12:00 noon to hear information from June Keith of Wilson Bank& Trust about upcoming Day Trips leaving from the Smithville Senior Center. Questions- call Deb at 615-597-7575. PUBLIC IS INVITED.

DeKalb Middle School Saints Soccer Schedule

Mar 10, 2015
DeKalb Middle School

Friday, March 6: White County (Home) 5:30 p.m.

Regular Season:
Tuesday, March 10: Prescott (Home) 5:30 p.m.
Friday, March 13: Jackson County (Away) 5:00 p.m.
Friday, March 20: Smith County (Away) 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, March 24: Central Magnet (Away) 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, March 26: Overton County (Home) 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, April 7: Cornerstone (Home) 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, April 9: Overton County (Away) 6:00 p.m.
Friday, April 10: Macon County (Home) 6:00 p.m.
Friday, April 17:Fentress County (Away) 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, April 23: Prescott (Away) 5:30 p.m.

Friday, May 1: Algood (Away) 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 5: Avery Trace (Home) 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, May 7: Cumberland County (Home) 6:00 p.m.

Benefit Auction and Chili Dog Supper for Andrew Cantrell

Mar 7, 2015
6:00 p.m.
Johnson Chapel Community Center

A Benefit Auction and Chili Dog Supper for Andrew Cantrell will be Saturday, March 7 starting at 6:00 p.m. with food and the auction at 7:00 p.m. at the Johnson Chapel Community Center. Andrew is the son of Hurl "Mammy" Cantrell and Walteen Cantrell. Andrew's liver has failed and he must have a transplant. He and his wife Jamie will have travel and lodging expenses that insurance will not cover. Also Jamie will have much missed time from work. All money made from food sales and the auction will go to help them with these expenses. For more information or to donate food or auction items, contact Brenda Billings at 931-761-2768 or Bob Rice at 931-761-2512.

Smithville FCE Club Meetings

Mar 12, 2015
10:00 a.m.
County Complex

The Smithville FCE Club meets every second Thursday of the month at 10:00a.m. in the UT Extension meeting room of the County Complex. The Club welcomes women who are interested in home and garden activities, arts, crafts, educational and community matters. The next meeting will be March 12, 2015. (if on snow schedule, we will meet the following Thursday.) Refreshments will be served.

Information on Families Sought for New Historical Book

Mar 2, 2015 to Mar 31, 2015
DeKalb County Chamber of Commerce

The new historical book Under the Center Hill Lake is in the final phase of interviewing the families of the people that lived along the Caney Fork River and were displaced when the land was flooded to make the lake.

Please call before the end of March, through the DeKalb County Chamber of Commerce at (615) 597-4163 for information on how to include your family. Your family stories and pictures are important to us as well as the generations to come.

DCHS Boys Soccer Schedule

Mar 3, 2015
6:00 p.m.

DCHS Boys Soccer Schedule

Tuesday, March 3: Warren County (Home) 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 7: DeKalb Playday (Home) 9:00 a.m.

Regular Season:
Tuesday, March 17: Siegel (Away) 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, March 19: Cannon County (Home) 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, March 24: *Smith County (Home) 6:30 p.m.
Friday, March 27: Cumberland County (Away) 5:00 p.m.

Thursday, April 2: Smyrna (Away) 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, April 7: White County (Away) 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, April 9: *York Institute (Home) 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 11: FCHS Tournament (FCHS) TBA
Sunday, April 12:FCHS Tournament (FCHS) TBA
Tuesday, April 14: Central Magnet (Away) 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, April 16: Sequatchie County (Home) 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, April 21: *Macon County (Away) 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, April 23: *Livingston Academy (Home) 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, April 28: Watertown (Home) 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, April 30: Cookeville (Away) 6:30 p.m.


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