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Smithville Mayor and Aldermen to Meet

Aug 3, 2015
6:00 p.m.
City Hall

The Smithville Mayor and Aldermen will meet in regular monthly session Monday, August 3 at 6:00 p.m.

The agenda is as follows:

•Suzanne Williams of the Chamber of Commerce to address Board on grants.

•Board’s approval to advertise for paving bids for the City.

•Departmental report from Captain Leffew on the Smithville Police Department.

•Update on public works projects from the Public Works Director.

Any other business brought properly before the Board.

Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA)

Aug 13, 2015
1:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.
UCHRA Office 726 S Congress Blvd, Smithville

The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) will hold a commodities distribution for DeKalb County, Thursday, August 13, 2015 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the UCHRA Office 726 S Congress Blvd, Smithville, TN
Everyone must present a valid UCHRA commodity card in order to receive commodities. To sign up or reprint lost commodities cards contact your local UCHRA office.

The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, color, national origin, religion, or disability in admission to, access to, or operations of its programs, services or activities.

Free Tablet Classes

Aug 10, 2015
5:30 p.m.
DeKalb County Complex

Free Tablet Classes to be held in the Motlow classroom at the DeKalb County Complex - 722 S. Congress Blvd. If you recently purchased a tablet, or just want to get to know yours a little better, we have workshops that will help you learn the basic functions of your device - contact Justin Potter Library at 615-597-4359 to reserve a seat.

•Basic Tablet Training – Monday, August 10th 5:30 – 7:30 pm
•Basic Tablet Training – Monday, August 24th 5:30 – 7:30 pm

12th Annual Antique Car Show and Family Fun Day

Aug 1, 2015
9:00 a.m.- Noon
Wilson Bank & Trust in Smithville

The 12th Annual Antique Car Show and Family Fun Day will be Saturday, August 1 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Wilson Bank & Trust in Smithville. Enjoy Fun for the entire family!. Inflatables and games for the children. Airbrush face painting featuring Artist Nathan Purtee and Balloon artist C.J. Jatala. Visit a state park ranger and his friends. A Back to School Fun Booth will also be available. Sign up for the school bank to receive free bonus bucks. Concessions provided by the Smithville Lions Club. Bring your lawn chair and stay all day. Car Show Registration will be from 9 a.m. until noon. Judging at noon. Trophies to be awarded at 1:00 p.m.. The event to be held rain or shine. Car must be 25 years old or older. All participants will receive a gift. Classes: Oldest Car; Oldest Truck; Best Classic; and Most Likely to get pulled over! Call June at 615-597-4663 to enter any contest or for more information

DeKalb Farm Bureau Annual Meeting

Aug 15, 2015
6:00 p.m.
Smithville Church of Christ Annex

The Annual Meeting of the DeKalb County Farm Bureau will be held Saturday, August 15 at 6:00 p.m. at the Smithville Church of Christ Annex.

During the business meeting, they will announce the directors elected for the upcoming year and company service reports will be given. James Morse with Airmedcare will be the guest speaker.

All Farm Bureau members are invited. A light meal will be served following the business meeting. Please call 615-597-7751 by August 10 so they can prepare for the number attending.

4-H Outdoor Meat Cookery Contest Informational Meeting

Aug 4, 2015
3:15 p.m.
4-H Office In County Complex

4-H Outdoor Meat Cookery Contest
Informational Meeting
Must be a current 7th-12th grader to participate
Tuesday, August 4th 3:15-4:15 pm at the 4-H Office located in the community complex
Call 615-597-4945 for more information.

Amateur Radio Exam Session

Aug 1, 2015
1:00 P.M.
Cannon County High School

The DeKalb/Cannon County Amateur Radio Club is sponsoring an Amateur Radio Exam Session on Saturday, August 1st, 2015 - 1:00 PM (Walk-ins are welcome) at the Cannon County High School - Room # 115, 1 Lion Drive, Woodbury TN 37190-5240. Contact Jerry E. Elkins - N4LZY at (615) 563-8888 or check out the club's website at 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

Annual Food for Kids Art Sale

Aug 8, 2015
7:00 a.m.-Noon
DeKalb County Farmers Market

Save the Date

Annual Food for Kids Art Sale
August 8, 2015, 7 – 12 Noon
DeKalb County Farmers Market

Mark your calendars and plan to shop early at this much anticipated annual event sponsored by the artists of Off The Beaten Path Studio Tour. It will be held on Saturday, August 8, 7 am-12 noon at the DeKalb County Farmers Market.

100% of the proceeds from this art sale go to the DeKalb County School’s Backpack Program. The Back pack program provides healthy, nonperishable, easy to open food to children in need who might otherwise go hungry after school and on the weekends.

Shoppers at this year’s sale will have an opportunity to purchase a wide range of handmade items at bargain prices including pottery, glass, original prints, silk scarves, handmade cards and more.

For more information or to make a donation to the Backpack Program call: Claudia Lee, 615-536-5151 or Tim Hintz, 615-597-8770.

Auditions for "When You Wish" presented by the DeKalb Community Performing Arts Company

Aug 17, 2015
5:00 p.m.
DeKalb Complex Theater Room

Auditions for "When You Wish" presented by the DeKalb Community Performing Arts Company will be August 17 at the DeKalb County Complex Theater Room.

"When You Wish" is the first Kids to Adult Musical show featuring a story of some kids that fall asleep and wake up in a land of adventure! They must learn a few life lessons as they discover everyone is different! It's got all your favorite Disney songs from Lion King to Frozen, high School Musical to Annie, and Teen Beach Movie to The Little Mermaid!!

AUDITION: August 17:

5pm-7pm for kids 5 years old to 8th grade. Ages 5-1st grade can ONLY try out for a solo.
7pm – 9pm for 9th Grade-adult.

Musical Auditions are from age 5-100. Bring a CD with your favorite Disney song or sing a cappella.
Acting & Dance Auditions are for 1st grade-UP. Be ready to read lines and dance!

This Musical has something for everyone. You do not have to look like a certain character to get a part. Soloists are needed who will just be singing and dancers that will just be dancing.

Special casting for the following characters:

Main Cast is 3 kids- 2 female ages 7-17 and 1 male. Note: Performers in these roles will have to be able to sing, dance, and act. Also they will have to make all rehearsals.

Villains like: Captain Hook, Cruella, Evil Queen.

Princesses like: Snow White, Elsa, Ariel, Jasmin, (Any and All) Note: It is not a must to be able to sing but it is a plus and you must be ages 15 or older.

Princes & Pirates: Men are needed! These are not huge roles so they can work with your schedules.

High School Musical Cast: If you look like the cast teenagers then come on out. Note: Again you don’t have to be able to sing but it’s a plus.

For more info call 615-318-2298.

Brush Creek Lions Club Pancake Breakfast

Aug 1, 2015
6:30 a.m.
Brush Creek Community Center

The Brush Creek Lions Club will host a Pancake Breakfast on August 1 at the Brush Creek Community Center from 6:30 a.m. till 10:30 a.m.
Enjoy Pancakes, French Toast, Sausage, Bacon, Coffee, Juice or Milk for only $5.00. Kids 6 and under is only $3.00.

Proceeds will be used for improvements to the Community Center and to the Lions White Cane program. Please support your Lions Club and enjoy fellowship with friends and neighbors. Thank You! The Lions Club encourages you to bring your old eye glasses to help those in need.


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