A meeting will be held on Tuesday, Nov 15th at 6:00p.m. at the Smithville Elementary School Cafeteria to discuss the DeKalb History Trip to Washington D.C. for 7th through 10th graders students and/or parents set for June 5th-June 10th, 2017. Participants will tour George Washington and Thomas Jefferson’s Homes as well as the Capitol and surrounding historic monuments. They will visit the U.S. Holocaust Museum and the Smithsonian Museums. At this informative meeting, Anita Puckett will have tentative itineraries/schedules. She will be collecting deposits as well as answering any questions you may have. If you have any questions, feel free to contact her after 5:00 pm at 597-2574.
Fall break is over and students will be returning to school on Monday, October 24.
Parent-Teacher Conferences will be held on Tuesday, October 25 at DeKalb County High School from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. and from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Thursday, October 27 at DeKalb Middle School, Northside Elementary, Smithville Elementary, and DeKalb West School.
Report cards will be sent home from all schools on Tuesday, October 25.
The DeKalb County Commission will meet in regular monthly session on Monday, October 24 at 6:30 p.m. in the third floor courtroom of the courthouse.
The agenda is as follows:
Local option sales tax report
Re-appointment of two 911 board members
Discuss surplus property
Discuss Community Development Block Grant Water Line Extension
Discuss approval of Sheriff's Department Policies
Discuss approval of EMS Handbook
Discuss for approval of County Personnel Policy
Resolution to close the end section of Wright Bend Road
Resolution to close the end section of Taylor Lane
Any other business properly presented
The Blue Springs School 10th Annual Reunion is Saturday, October 29 at the Blue Springs Community Center beginning at 11:00 a.m. Bring finger foods. Dessert will be furnished. They will serve lunch around noon. Everyone who ever went to school there or taught school there and anyone else who wants to attend is welcome. For more information, call James Certain at 931-668-1239 or 931-273-2327 or Reed Miller at 615-215-7938
Do you have varicose veins? Swollen, aching legs or ankles? Restless or heavy legs? If so, you may be suffering from a serious condition called venous reflux disease. More than 30 million people with venous reflux disease are undiagnosed and, if untreated, their condition will continue to get worse. On Wednesday November 16 from 4pm-6pm Dr. Jeff McCarter will be offering a free vein screening at Family Medical Center in Smithville. Schedule your appointment and find out how you can get relief from the pain of vein disease. Hurry as space will fill fast. Call 931-528-1992 to schedule your appointment. Again, the free vein screening will take place Wednesday November 16 from 4pm-6pm. Call 931-528-1992 now to reserve your spot.
Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday, November 6 at 2:00 a.m.. Before you go to bed Saturday night, November 5 be sure to set your clocks, watches, and other time pieces back one hour. Remember we are falling back to Central Standard Time.
A meeting of the DeKalb/Cannon County Amateur Radio Club will be held on Thursday, October 27th, 2016 - 6:30 PM at the Cannon County High School, 1 Lion Drive - Room 115, Woodbury, TN 37190. 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.
The American legion and Ladies Auxiliary WILL NOT meet this month. The next meeting will be in November which will be the Thanksgiving meeting. Again, the month of October meeting is cancelled.
The DeKalb County Democratic Party to host a "GOTV" Get Out The Vote Rally on Tuesday October 25th beginning at 6:00 pm at the Appalachian Center for Craft. Food will be available by menu at the restaurant Blue Water Grille On The Hill. Music will be provided by Seth Willoughby. Speakers will include State Representative John Ray Clemmons of Nashville representing the Clinton Kaine campaign, candidate for United States Congress 6th District David Kent, candidate for State Representative 40th District Gayla Hendrix, candidate for State Representative 46th District Amelia Hipps.
Remember Early Voting for the November 8 Election begins Wednesday, October 19 through Thursday, November 3. Hours are: 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.; and Saturdays 9 a.m. to Noon. on the first floor of the courthouse at the election commission office. Election Day is November 8 and polls open in DeKalb County at 8 a.m. and will close at 7 p.m.
2606 McMinnville Hwy
Smithville, TN 37166
Phone: 615 597-4265
FAX: 615 597-6025