A budget committee meeting of the County Commission will be Thursday, March 22 at 5:30 p.m. in the downstairs courtroom of the courthouse.
The Little Miss & Mister and Spring Blossom Pageants will be held Saturday, April 14, beginning at 12 p.m. at First Baptist LEC. Contestants for the Little Miss & Mister must be between the ages of 4 and 6 by the night of pageant. Ages for the Spring Blossom Pageants are 7 through 18. All contestants must be a Dekalb County resident. Deadline to enter pageants is Saturday, April 7. Applications are available at all DeKalb County Schools, Creative Styles, The Tannery, A-1 Hair Studio, Thrive Boutique, Fast Pace Urgent Care and banks. Applications are also available by email. The pageants are sponsored by the Smithville Women’s Club. For more questions or details please call 464-7910 or 464-8643.
The 2018 DeKalb Girls and Boys Slow Pitch Softball signups at Bill Page Ball Park will be held for age groups 5-18 from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday, March 29; Friday, March 30; Thursday, April 19; and Friday, April 20
The DeKalb County Cattleman’s Association Annual Meeting will be Tuesday, March 27 at 6:00 PM in the Smithville Church of Christ Annex. All members and new members are welcome.
March is Extension Month in Tennessee. Extension is a national educational program supported by USDA through the nation’s land-grant universities and administered with funding from state and local governments in Tennessee through offices in each of the state’s 95 counties. County Extension offices across the state are planning various celebrations and commemorations for the state’s 107-year-old Extension program. Here in DeKalb County, the UT-TSU Extension office will be hosting a Meet & Greet for the public on the sidewalk, directly in front of the Extension Office on Monday, March 26 from 11AM-1PM. The office is located at 722 South Congress Blvd, Smithville in the County Complex. There will be various displays and information about what the Extension program offers as well as free hot dogs, popcorn, and drinks.
A meeting of the DeKalb/Cannon County Amateur Radio Club will be held on Thursday, March 29th , 2018 - 6:30 PM at the Smithville Fire Department 104 E. Main Street, Smithville, Tn 37166. All local amateur radio operators and those interested in amateur radio are invited to attend. 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. Call 615-597-9563 for more information or check out the club's webpage at http://www.dccarc.org.
Early voting hours for the May 1 DeKalb County Democratic Primary have now been set.
The DeKalb County Election Commission has set the same time frame as in previous county elections.
The times are as follows:
Mondays—1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesdays—9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Wednesdays—9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Thursdays—2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Fridays—9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Saturdays—9 a.m. to noon.
Early voting begins April 11 and runs through April 26 on the first floor of the DeKalb County Courthouse.
An All Committees meeting of the County Commission will be Thursday, March 22 at 6 p.m. in the downstairs courtroom of the courthouse. Meanwhile the regular monthly meeting of the County Commission will be Monday, March 26 at 6:30 p.m. in the downstairs courtroom of the DeKalb County Courthouse.
A DeKalb County Neighbors Helping Neighbors Blood Assurance Drive will be Monday, April 16 from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. at the County Complex Senior Citizens Center inside the Bloodmobile. All donors will be given a FREE "Spring Blood Donor" t-shirt. All donors will also be entered for a chance to win an Amazon Prime Prize Pack. To schedule an appointment, go to Bloodassurance.org/dekalb or contact Jimmy Poss at 615-464-7426 or email@example.com. Please remember to EAT A GOOD MEAL and drink additional water and bring a photo ID.
A Dinner and Auction Fundraiser for the Smithville-DeKalb County Rescue Squad will be April 14 at the Rescue Squad building at 115 Summer Street, beside Greenbrook Park and NHC beginning with the dinner starting at 4 p.m. and the auction to follow at 6 p.m. The dinner will feature hamburgers/hotdogs, baked beans, chips, drinks, and dessert. The cost is $7.00 per plate for adults and $5.00 for children ages 6-12. Children age 5 and younger will be admitted FREE! Items for the auction are being donated by local community businesses and individuals. If you have any items to donate for the auction, please contact Captain Dustin Johnson at 615-598-2080 or any Rescue Squad member.