Community Calendar

Christmas on the Square

Dec 4, 2014
5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Downtown Smithville

The Christmas season is nearly upon us which means it’s almost time to celebrate Christmas on the Square! This holiday event will be celebrated on Thursday, December 4th from 5 PM to 8 PM on the Smithville Public Square.

The Community Chorus & other special music will begin at 5 PM on the west side of the Courthouse. Boy Scout Troop #347 will have a Flag-Raising Ceremony at 5:25 PM.

Tree Lighting Ceremony will be held at 5:30 PM on the west side of the Courthouse. Be there for the countdown!

Courthouse Open House – Stop by to visit and enjoy the refreshments and festive atmosphere. Come by and visit the Chamber office in the Courthouse, Room 201.

A FREE Photo Booth & Christmas DJ Music will be provided by the City of Smithville – Enjoy your favorite holiday music throughout the night plus have a fun, complimentary picture made at the Cosmo Creations Photo Booth located inside the east entrance of the Courthouse.

At the Justin-Potter Library, Christmas Carols and Story time for the children will begin at 6 PM. The library will have a special visit from Santa immediately after, so don’t forget to bring your camera!

Inflatables & Train Rides for the Children, if weather permits.

There will be extended hours and Open Houses at several downtown stores, offices, and restaurant. This is a wonderful time for Christmas shopping and having a nice meal downtown. Chamber Executive Director Suzanne Williams would like to invite everyone to this enjoyable and heartwarming experience – Christmas on the Square! For more information, call the Chamber office at 597-4163.

Flu Clinic

Dec 11, 2014
8:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.
DeKalb Health Department

The DeKalb County Health Department will host a Flu Clinic on Thursday, December 11 from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. No appointment is necessary

DeKalb County library Board Meeting

Nov 25, 2014
6:00 p.m.
Justin Potter Library

The DeKalb County library Board will have their bi-monthly meeting at Justin Potter Library on Tuesday, November 25 at 6:00 p.m. The public is welcome to attend the meetings.

Liberty Christmas Parade

Dec 7, 2014
2:00 p.m.

The Liberty Christmas Parade will be Sunday, December 7 starting at 2:00 p.m. The lineup begins at 1:00 p.m. Prizes will be given away. Come meet Santa and Mrs. Claus. For more information call Charlotte Bratten at 464-8085.

Smithville Senior Center Dance

Dec 5, 2014
7:00 P.M.
County Complex

The Smithville Senior Center Dance will be Friday December 5 at 7:00 p.m. in the county complex.. The 1-Eyed Dawg band will be back. They are going to try to have a dance on the first Friday night every month. Everyone Welcome. Admission $5.

4-H Sewing Club

Dec 9, 2014
3:00 P.M.
UT Extension office

Are you in the 4th – 12th grade and would like to learn to sew? The 4-H Sewing club meets the second Tuesday of each month at the UT Extension office in the DeKalb County Community Center.
The first meeting is December 9, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Due to the expense of the supplies there is a $40 fee which should be paid by December 5. For more information, call 597-4945.

DCHS Basketball Schedule

Nov 18, 2014
6:00 p.m.

The 2014-15 DCHS Basketball Schedule is as follows:
(*) denotes district games

November 18: at Boyd Christian: 6 p.m.
November 21: Warren County (Home): 6 p.m.
November 25: Gordonsville (Home): 6 p.m.

December 2: at Warren County: 6 p.m.
December 5: Upperman* (Home): 6 p.m.
December 6: Chattanooga Patriots (Home): 6 p.m.
December 9: at Livingston Academy*: 6 p.m.
December 12: York Institute* (Home): 6 p.m.
December 13: at St. Andrews-Sewanee: 6 p.m.
December 16: at Macon County*: 6 p.m.
December 19-22: DeKalb County Christmas Classic (TBA)

January 6: Smith County* (Home): 6 p.m.
January 9: at Central Magnet* : 6 p.m.
January 13: at Cannon County*: 6 p.m.
January 16: at Upperman*: 6 p.m.
January 20: Livingston Academy* (Home): 6 p.m.
January 23: at York Institute*: 6 p.m.
January 27: Macon County*(Home): 6 p.m.
January 30: at Smith County*:6 p.m.

February 3: Central Magnet (Home): 6 p.m.
February 5: Cannon County* (Home): 6 p.m.
February 7: at Gordonsville: 6 p.m.
February 9: Boyd Christian (Home): 6 p.m.

February 10-18: District 8-AA Tournament at Cookeville

4-H wildlife project group

Dec 1, 2014
3:15 p.m.
UT Extension office

4-H wildlife project group

Are you in the 5th – 12th grade and enjoy the great outdoors, hunting, or fishing? Do you like learning about wildlife such as deer, turkey, turtles, and birds?

Join the 4-H wildlife project group each month. The group meets the first Monday of each month at the UT Extension office in the DeKalb County Community Center.

The first scheduled practice will be Monday, December 1, 3:15 – 4:45 p.m. For more information call 597-4945.

Candlelight Vigil of Remembrance and Hope

Nov 23, 2014
3:00 p.m.

MADD Upper Cumberland and the 13th Judicial District Attorney General's Office will host their 22nd annual Candlelight Vigil of Remembrance and Hope on Sunday, November 23. The program will be held at the Wesley Arena Theatre located at 271 E 9th Street in Cookeville. The event is scheduled to begin at 3:00 pm

This is an event for victims of drunk driving and for murder victims. Injury and bereaved victims of impaired driving crashes and family members of homicide victims will gather to pay tribute to lives changed or lost in sudden tragic circumstances.

Participants are urged to bring a framed photo of their loved one to be displayed during the program.

This event is open to all members of the community and we urge any law enforcement and emergency medical personnel to attend in uniform.
For more information, please contact Norris Skelley at or Renea Grant at the District Attorney's office at 931-528-5015

Chamber Prayer Breakfast

Nov 25, 2014
7:00 a.m.
DeKalb County Complex Community Theatre

The annual Chamber Prayer Breakfast will be held on Tuesday, November 25th at 7 AM at the DeKalb County Complex Community Theatre, 712 South Congress Drive, Smithville.

Katherine Pack will be the keynote speaker. Katherine is a lifelong resident of DeKalb County. She has served as Circuit Court Clerk for the past 12 years. She is a very active member of Elizabeth Chapel Baptist Church where she teaches an adult Sunday School class, plays the piano, helps with VBS, and sings in The Living Christmas Tree production. Katherine is very community-minded including involvement with the Smithville Senior Citizens, DeKalb Habitat for Humanity, Relay for Life, Foster Care Review Board, Drug Court Community Board, Rotary Club, and DeKalb County Volunteer Fire Department Citizens Academy. Katherine has 3 wonderful children - daughter Tish and husband Chris Summers, son Todd and wife Melissa Pack, and daughter Kate Pack. She has 2 grandsons Brayden Summers and Ty Morris. Katherine loves DeKalb County and is honored to be speaking at the Chamber Prayer Breakfast.

Special music will be performed by Josh Issac and by keyboardist Tomomi McDowell. Suzanne Slager will perform the National Anthem while local Boy Scout Troop #347 presents the flags. Prayers for our community, our leaders, and our children will make this a meaningful and memorable experience.

A delicious breakfast will be catered by Jason Evans, head chef at The Inn at Evins Mill. Leadership Director Jen Sherwood and the Leadership DeKalb Class of 2015 will serve the beverages. Doors open at 6:30 AM.

Tickets are $12 per person and can be purchased at the Chamber office, from the Chamber Board of Directors, or by calling the Chamber office. We’ll be glad to hold your tickets at the door.

Chamber Executive Director, Suzanne Williams says, “I would like to invite everyone to join us at this special event in giving thanks to God for the abundant blessings He has given us in our county. The Prayer Breakfast is a wonderful way to begin the holiday season.” For tickets or additional information, call the Chamber at 597-4163.


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