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DeKalb County Young Farmers & Ranchers Whole Hog Giveaway

May 4, 2015
Farm Bureau office

The DeKalb County Young Farmers & Ranchers are hosting a Whole Hog Giveaway! Tickets are $10 each and may be purchased at the Farm Bureau office, DeKalb Farmers Co-op, or directly from a YF&R member. Winner will be randomly drawn on May 4th at the Farm Bureau office and notified on May 5th. Winnings include one whole freezer hog, including slaughter fees, to be processed mid-May and picked up by winner at Barron's Creek in Rock Island, TN. Hog is woodlot and pasture raised, antibiotic and steroid free, heritage bred. Estimated weight of 250-300lbs. live weight and retail value of prize is $675.

Gospel Singing for Relay for Life

Apr 11, 2015
4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
County Complex

A gospel singing sponsored by a cancer survivor team for Relay for Life will be April 11 from 4:00 until 7:00 pm at the County Complex. The cost for admission will be a money donation. Several groups, in town and out of town, will be singing. Concessions will be available. Come and be blessed as well as entertained. Anyone wishing to donate cakes or individually packaged chips, please call Judy Redmon at 615-597-6240 or 931-235-1364. Help is also needed in the concession stand. If you are interested in helping call Judy Redmon.

11th Annual Antique Tractor and Engine Show and Family Fun Day

Apr 18, 2015
9:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
Wilson Bank & Trust in Alexandria

The 11th Annual Antique Tractor and Engine Show and Family Fun Day will be Saturday, April 18 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at Wilson Bank & Trust in Alexandria. Enjoy inflatables and games for the children. Nathan Purtee, Airbrush Face Painting Artist will be on site! A drawing will be held for door prizes. Concessions provided by the Alexandria Fire Department. The Antique Tractor and Engine Games will include Barrel Push and The Slow Race. Registration from 9 a.m. until noon. Judging at noon. Trophies will be awarded at 1:00 p.m. The event will be held rain or shine. Plaques will be awarded. Call Kevin at 615-529-4663 for tractor show entries and information.

Annual Celebration of Spring

Apr 11, 2015
8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Edgar Evins State Park

The 7th Annual Celebration of Spring will be Saturday, April 11 from 8 A.M. - 4 P.M. at Edgar Evins State Park. A full day of fun for families and individuals beginning with a wildflower hike with Randy Hedgepath, the TN State Naturalist at 8:30 A.M.. There will be other hikes, live entertainment, face painting, crafts making with Girls Scout Troop 1146, relay games, kite flying, Dutch Oven demonstrations by Boy Scout Troop 875 and more. All will be free except concessions and pontoon boat rides. The boat rides will be $2 per person. (Sorry, no children under 3 years of age on the boats and minors must be accompanied by an adult.) Bring your lunch and plan to stay for the day or come for a while. Signups for the boat rides will be on a first come, first serve basis at the registration table in front of the Visitors Center.

Amateur Radio Exam Session

Apr 4, 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, April 4th, 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.

Wanda's Traveling Friends Presents Trip to Maine

Oct 3, 2015 to Oct 11, 2015

Wanda's Traveling Friends Presents a trip to Beautiful Maine Saturday through Sunday, October 3-11. For more information and reservations contact Wanda Poss at 615-428-3576

The trip includes:

Motorcoach Transportation
8 Nights Lodging including 4 consecutive nights in the Portland Maine area
14 meals: 8 breakfasts and 6 dinners
Guided Tour of Portland, Maine's largest city-by-the-sea
Guided Tour of quaint Kennebunkport
Tour of Historic Victoria Mansion
Guided Tour of Pineland Farms, a picturesque working farm
Visit to Boothbay Railway Village and Boothbay Harbor
Visit to the Seashore Trolley Museum and countryside trolley ride and much more


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