The regular monthly meeting for the Smithville FCE has been rescheduled until March 10, 2016 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. Refreshments will be served.
The DeKalb County Band will be hosting a fundraiser at the Community Complex in Smithville Tn starting at 5pm on Saturday February 20th. This fundraiser includes a Spaghetti Dinner with all the fixins and a concert performed by the Big Band Sound at 7pm all for just $7.50 per person. All proceeds will go to the DCHS Band to help support their music program. Please come out for a great night of music, food, and fun. For more info call 615-597-6213.
The Alexandria Youth League will be having tee ball,coach pitch, and softball sign ups for ages 4-17 at Alexandria Auto Parts January 25th through March 4th. The cost is $20.00 per child
DeKalb County Government is accepting applications for JUDICIAL COMMISSIONER. Applications can be picked up at the County Mayor’s office and must be returned by NOON Wednesday February 17, 2016. DeKalb County is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against anyone based on race, color, national origin, disability, or age.
The DeKalb County Courthouse, County Complex County Offices and the Smithville Senior Center will be closed Monday February 15th in observance of President’s Day. The County Court Clerk’s office will also be closed Saturday February 13th.
A Edgar Evins State Park Couch to 5k Training Program will be Saturday, February 20 at 10:00 a.m. Meet at Edgar Evins State Park Camp Store. Each participant will be given training schedule and map for our upcoming 5 k on April 30, 2016. This event is for all ages for more information contact Ranger Brad Halfacre at 931-644-3577 or email@example.com.
ARE YOU RAISING A RELATIVE CHILD OR NEED HOUSING ASSISTANCE?
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, Wednesday, February 24, 2016, at the Fiddlers Annex, Smithville, TN., from 3:30 – 4:30 pm.
For housing assistance while caring for relative child, contact Myra Walker at 931-432-4111.
DeKalb West School Update:
TNReady testing at DWS February 16th- March 4th. Each child 3-8 will test 4 days of the window. A parent note is going home to students next week regarding days their child will test with TNReady information.
DWS Family Literacy Night with Mike Shoulders on Tuesday, March 1st 6:00-8:00 pm. All ages welcome.
Mrs. Vinson will be in the building Feb. 10th and 17th working with K-4 teachers.
The DeKalb County High School Baseball season opens in March.
The first game is set for Monday, March 14 at 5:00 p.m. against Eagleville in Smithville. The following day, Tuesday, March 15 the team will host White County at 5:00 p.m.
The program has a new website which features photos, news, schedule, roster, and more. Visit the site for complete information about DCHS baseball at www.dekalbbaseball.com.
Edgar Evins State Park has released the schedule of events there for February:
Saturday, February 13th
10:00 AM Millennium Trail Nature Hike: Join the Park Ranger for a 2.5 mile hike of the Millennium Trail. Spring is just around the corner, and spring wildflowers may be starting to pop out. Make sure to wear sturdy boots and dress appropriately for the weather.
Saturday, February 20th
10:00 AM Highland Rim Nature Hike: Join the Park Ranger for a 2 mile hike on the Highland Rim Nature Trail. With spring just around the corner, spring wildflowers may be starting to pop out. Make sure to wear sturdy boots and dress appropriately for the weather.
10:00 AM Couch to 5k Training Program: Meet Park Ranger Brad Halfacre at the Camp Store to kick off this year on the right foot! You will be given an information packet with information regarding our upcoming 5k race on April 30th. Participants will be meeting every Saturday at the park until race day to exercise and get in shape for the run.
Monday, February 22nd
7:00 PM Snow Moon Hike: Night hikes in the winter are much different than in the summer. With no leaves on the trees, the moon’s light is able to penetrate through the forest canopy, illuminating the winter landscape. Join the park ranger for a 2.5 mile night hike by the light of the second full moon of the year. Meet at the Millennium Trailhead and remember to dress appropriately and wear warm boots. Don’t forget to bring a flashlight or headlight.
2606 McMinnville Hwy
Smithville, TN 37166
Phone: 615 597-4265
FAX: 615 597-6025