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Smithville Police Department to Host Identity Theft Class

Jun 1, 2015
6:00 p.m.
County Complex-UT Extension Room

The Smithville Police Department will host an identity theft class on Monday June 1st at 6:00 pm at the County Complex in the UT Extension room on South Congress Boulevard in a continued effort for public awareness.

The class will be instructed by Homeland Security. The class is open to the public and is free of charge. "Its heartbreaking when people come to the police department and they have been scammed out of the money that they have worked hard for," said Captain Steven Leffew. "We welcome everyone to come out and get some ideas on how to better protect you and your family".

Protecting Your Identity – What You Should Know, What You Should Do

Identity fraud is one of the fastest growing crimes in the world. It affects millions of victims each year and results in billions of dollars in losses for consumers, businesses, and financial institutions. It takes years to build one’s identity, but it could be destroyed very quickly if it is misused by someone.

This 1 hour presentation is intended to explain some common methods used by identity thieves, how to safeguard your identity, and what to do if you become a victim of identity theft

DeKalb/Cannon County Amateur Radio Club Meeting

May 28, 2015
6:30 p.m.
DeKalb County Complex

A meeting of the DeKalb/Cannon County Amateur Radio Club will be held on Thursday, May 28th at 6:30 PM at the DeKalb County Complex, 722 South Congress Boulevard, Smithville. 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

DeKalb School Nutrition to Provide Free Meals to Students this Summer

May 28, 2015 to Jun 17, 2015

Attention Parents and Students!

The DeKalb School Nutrition will be providing meals free of charge to all children age 18 and under this summer at the DeKalb High School Cafeteria, Northside Elementary Cafeteria, and Smithville Elementary Cafeteria May 28 through June 17.

Meal times are Monday-Friday:

Breakfast from 7:00 a.m.- 8:30 a.m.
Lunch from 11:00 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.

USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.


May 20, 2015 to May 31, 2015
Smithville and McMinnville


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Accepting applications at the following locations:

712 South Congress Boulevard, Smithville at the Community Center TUESDAY from 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
310 North Chancery Street, McMinnville at the Workforce Solution WEDNESDAY from 9 a.m. -1 p.m.

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For questions please contact Tina at 615-597-3880 EOE

Smithville Lions Club Annual Yard Sale

May 29, 2015 to May 30, 2015
8:00 a.m.
Cumberland Presbyterian Church gymnasium

The Smithville Lions Club is having their annual Yard Sale on Friday May 29th from 8 am to 6 pm and Saturday May 30th from 8 am to 4 pm. The yard sale will be held at the Cumberland Presbyterian Church gymnasium. If you have anything you would like to donate to the Lions Club yard sale, contact Debbie Repasy at (615)-318-9441.

Smithville Electric System Schedules Power Outage

May 30, 2015
City of Smithville

Smithville Electric System will be taking a city wide power outage on May 30th for 2 to 4 hours, to upgrade equipment at the Smithville substation. Approximately at midnight on Saturday May 30th, the power will be turned off to the entire city and will come back on sometime Sunday morning May 31st, as soon as the upgrades have been completed. Smithville Electric System understands that this power outage is an inconvenience to everyone, but is necessary to insure reliable electricity to the city of Smithville. Customers that are on oxygen or have special medical needs should make preparations for this event. If customers have any questions or concerns, they can call our office at 615-597-4735. This outage is dependent upon good weather, so continue to listen to WJLE for further announcements.

Courthouse and County Offices to Close Memorial Day

May 25, 2015
County Offices

The DeKalb County Court House, County Complex County Offices, Smithville Senior Center, Landfill and the Trash Collection Sites will be closed Monday May 25th in observance of Memorial Day. The County Court Clerk’s Office will also be closed Saturday May 23rd.

UCHRA Commodities Distribution

Jun 11, 2015
1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
UCHRA Office 726 S Congress Blvd

The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) will hold a commodities distribution for DeKalb County, Thursday, June 11, 2015 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 Tiger and Lady Tiger Basketball Camp of Champions

Jun 15, 2015 to Jun 18, 2015
8:00 a.m.- 11:00 a.m.
DCHS Gymnasium

June 15-18, 2015
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
DCHS Gymnasium
Ages 5-14

To provide each camper with a positive, fun-filled learning experience. The camp is designed to teach the fundamentals of basketball and give campers added game experience, while emphasizing teamwork and competition in a fun environment.

Fee of $60.00 covers the entire cost of all instruction. Each additional child from a family will cost $30.00. Each camper will receive a T-shirt. Competitive contests will be held each day to allow campers to earn prizes and rewards. Campers will have the opportunity to compete against other players in game situations and shooting competitions. Camp will be divided into age groups and ability groups.

You can register for camp June 1-3 at DCHS Gymnasium. Coach Martin and Coach Cope will be there from 8-5 on those days. Late Registrations will be June 15 at 7:30 AM and will cost $75.00. By registering early it allows 2 weeks to complete each campers shirt order.

The $60.00 MUST BE paid at time of registration.

Director: Lynus Martin and Joe Pat Cope
Staff: County and Area Coaches

Campers Name: ________________________________________

Age: ____________ Grade (next year): ____________

Address: ______________________________________________

Phone: ____________________________ T-Shirt Size (Circle): YS YM YL S M L XL

I understand that the applicant will be engaging in physical activity during the camp, which contains and inherent risk of physical injury. The undersigned assumes the risk and releases Tiger Basketball Camp, the director, the coaches, and the employees from any/all liability for personal injury arising out of the applicant’s participation in the Basketball Camp Program.

PARENT’S SIGNATURE: __________________________________________________________


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