The Tennessee Highway Patrol will conduct a sobriety checkpoint Friday night, November 28 on Highway 56 south near the intersection of South Tittsworth Road.
Please join Patch Work in its 1st community outreach. An opportunity to let your child 4-11 experience the joy of Christmas gift giving with the hope they will learn the value of helping with community events in the future.
Each child must be accompanied by an adult to the DeKalb County Complex (DeKalb Community Center) to pick out a Christmas present for their parents or caregivers. They will purchase the gift by agreeing to donate their time on a future community outreach project or event.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 28
11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. or until gifts are distributed
DeKalb County Complex
Donations are still needed (women or men gifts):
Re-gift Gift-Something you were going to re-gift
Purchased Gift- $1- no limit--services (ex. haircut, oil change, etc.)
Products made (purse, scarves, blankets, décor, etc.)
Packing materials (wrapping paper, tape, boxes, etc.)
If you would like to volunteer or have any questions please call Kim Walker at 931-212-7567 or Kristin Cook at 615-440-7104.
The FCCLA Club will have a story time at Justin Potter Library on Saturday, December 6 at 10:00 a.m. Please come and join them for a morning filled with stories, special crafts, and refreshments. All children 3 to 10 years of age are invited to attend. For more information, call the library at 597-4359
The Smithville City Hall will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 27 & 28 for Thanksgiving.
No garbage pick-up in Smithville Thursday and Friday, November 27 & 28. All Thursday and Friday garbage routes will be run Monday, December 1 along with the Monday routes.
DeKalb County Angel Tree, Inc has announced that its 2014 Angels are now available for Adoption. Please go by any bank location in Smithville or Alexandria to Adopt your Angel by December 5, 2014. No time to shop? Tax deductible donations are accepted as well. Please contact Laura Stone 615.464.7135 with any questions.
The DeKalb County Court House, County Complex County Offices and Smithville Senior Center will be closed November 27th and 28th for Thanksgiving. The DeKalb County Clerk's Office will also be closed Saturday November 29. All Trash Collection Sites and the Complex Community Center will be closed Thanksgiving day and will re-open Friday at normal times.
A DeKalb Youth Baseball Organizational Meeting for the 2015 season will be held in the basement of the DeKalb County Courthouse on Sunday, December 7 at 2:00 p.m.
Seniors: This is an urgent message for students who are applying for the TN Promise Scholarship. If you filled out the TN Promise Scholarship, you need to come to the counseling office and check to make sure your name is on the list taped to the table in the lobby ASAP. If your name is not on the list, you need to log into your TSAC account and check to make sure you actually applied for the TN Promise Scholarship. If you created a TSAC account, but did not actually apply for the scholarship, the state will give you another chance to do so. The state is going to send you an e-mail letting you know when they will open a 12 hour window for you to go back in and apply. Check your e-mail daily and be sure you check the e-mail account you listed when you set up your TSAC account. Make sure the e-mail you typed in is a valid e-mail address. You have to log back into your account, click the button that says “Apply for Scholarships,” scroll down and click on “TN Promise Scholarship,” and complete your application. If you have any questions, please come to the counseling office.
On Saturday, December 6th, on the day of the Christmas parade, the American Legion and Ladies Auxiliary will hold a soup/chili fund raiser from 11:00 to 3:00 on the top floor of City Hall. Come and get a meal of soup or chili, crackers, dessert and drink for $5.00 The proceeds go to sending girls and boys from the Junior class at DeKalb County High School to Boys and Girls State. This is a good deal for your money, and we need your help. All donations will be welcome. Please come and support this most worthwhile event.
The DeKalb County Retired Teachers Association will have a luncheon sponsored by First Bank to be held at Northside Elementary School at 11:30 a.m. on December 4. There will be a Christmas Carol Sing-A-Long led by Susan HInton followed by the annual auction to raise money for the DCRTA scholarship fund. Please bring school supplies to donate to Northside along with bake goods, Christmas crafts or anything else to donate to the auction. This is our one fund raiser so come ready to bid and have fun.
2606 McMinnville Hwy
Smithville, TN 37166
Phone: 615 597-4265
FAX: 615 597-6025