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Town of Alexandria Accepting Applications for City Recorder

Feb 4, 2016 to Feb 10, 2016
Alexandria City Hall

Applications for a new city recorder are being accepted at the Alexandria City Hall through Wednesday, February 10. The Alexandria Mayor and Aldermen will meet in special session on Friday, February 12 at 5:00 p.m. at city hall to hire a new city recorder.

DeKalb Middle School Events

Feb 9, 2016
DeKalb Middle School

DeKalb Middle School Events for February are as follows:

Feb 9th - Fall Picture Day

Feb 9th - Sweetheart Dance - 6-8 pm (DMS students only)

Feb 10th - TNReady Testing begins

Feb 11th - DeKalb Co. Board of Education Meeting at DMS

February Schedule of Events at Edgar Evins State Park

Feb 13, 2016
Edgar Evins State Park

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.

DeKalb Democratic Party to Hold Mass Meeting

Feb 13, 2016
10:00 a.m.
DeKalb County High School cafeteria

The DeKalb County Democratic Party will hold a Mass Meeting for local and state Democratic candidates, Saturday, February 13, 2016, to kick off the election year. The event will take place at the DeKalb County High School cafeteria, beginning at 10:00 a.m. Join us to meet the candidates for Constable, City Council, School Board, Property Assessor, and State Representative. Mr. Bill Freeman, a potential candidate for the office of Governor, will be the keynote speaker. State Representative John Ray Clemmons of Nashville will be speaking for the Hillary for America campaign. Michelle Davis a volunteer with the Bernie Sanders campaign will also speak. See you on the 13th for live music, coffee, donuts, and conversation!

Justin Potter Library's Semi-Annual Book Sale

Feb 11, 2016 to Mar 4, 2016
Justin Potter Library

Justin Potter Library's Semi-Annual Book Sale will start on Thursday, February 11 through Friday, March 4. There will be books, audio books, videos, and magazines for sale at great prices. The library accepts donations of books and movies that are in good condition. They request no textbooks, magazines, or encyclopedia please. Come by and check out what the library has to offer. For additional information, contact Justin Potter Library at 615-597-4359.

High School Equivalency Class

Feb 9, 2016 to Feb 10, 2016
9:00 a.m.
County Complex

If you never completed high school and would like to obtain an equivalency diploma you have that opportunity in February.

A Free High School Equivalency Class Orientation will be February 9 & 10 at the County Complex at 722 South Congress Boulevard. Enter through the UT Extension/Motlow College Doors. Participants Must Attend All Sessions which begin each day from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

The first session on Tuesday, February 9 will be for registration, orientation, CASAS Testing. The second session will be Wednesday, February 10.

For more information call 931-528-8685. This project is funded under a grant contract with the State of Tennessee

UCHRA Commodities Distribution

Feb 11, 2016
1:00 p.m.
UCHRA Office

The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) will hold a commodities distribution for DeKalb County, Thursday, February 11, 2016 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the UCHRA Office 726 S Congress Blvd, Smithville, TN
Everyone must present a valid UCHRA commodity card in order to receive commodities. To sign up or reprint lost commodities cards contact your local UCHRA office.

The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, color, national origin, religion, or disability in admission to, access to, or operations of its programs, services or activities.

DCHS Basketball Remaining Schedule

Feb 9, 2016
6:00 p.m.

The remaining schedule for DCHS Basketball is as follows:

Tuesday, February 9: Central Magnet (away) 6:00 p.m.

Thursday, February 11: Cannon County (away) 6:00 p.m.


Feb 22, 2016
5:30 P.M.
UT/TSU Extension Office

4-H Horse Judging
First practice will be held February 22nd from 3:15-4:30 at the UT/TSU Extension Office. This is for anyone in 4th-12th grades. We will go over future practice dates, contest rules, and start learning about horses. You do not have to own a horse to participate. Call 615-597-4945 for more information.

Valentine Dance and Supper

Feb 13, 2016
6:00 p.m.

The Smithville Senior Citizens Center will host a Valentine Dance and covered dish supper on February 13. Supper starts at 6:00 p.m. with a dance at 7:00 p.m. Everyone is invited to come out and join the fun.


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