Wanda's Traveling Friends Presents a trip to Niagra Falls and Toronto for seven days and six nights, Sunday through Saturday, June 7-13. You must bring a valid U.S. Passport or U.S. Passport card for this tour. The price includes motor coach transportation, six nights lodging including four consecutive nights at Niagra Falls, 10 meals including six breakfasts and four dinners, guides tours of Niagra Falls and Toronto, a journey to the Falls on a Hornblower Niagra Cruise, gaming at Fallsview Casino, a visit to Niagra-on-the Lake and Queen Victoria Park, a visit to Casa Loma; Canada's most magnificent castle, and much more! $75 payment is due at the time of signup. For more information and reservations contact Wanda Poss at 615-597-4172.
Liberty State Bank(Alexandria Office) will be having a chili and Soup Lunch Friday January 30th starting at 10:30am. They will serve Chili or Vegetable Soup, Homemade Pimento Cheese Sandwich , Crackers and a drink for $6.00. All proceeds go to Relay for Life!!!
The Town of Alexandria will be having a planning/zoning board meeting on Tuesday January 20, 2015 @ 6:00 P.M. in regards to a property located on 106 Edgewood St. The meeting is open to the public and will be held in the conference room at City Hall.
Also, during the regularly scheduled meeting of the Town of Alexandria @ 7:00 P.M. on January 27, 2015, there will be a 2nd reading to change the noise ordinance in the city codes. The following changes will go into effect: Section 11-202 (b) and (c) will omit the words “ particularly between the hours of 11:00 P.M. and 7:00 A.M.”
The following information is for Independent Home Schooled students in DeKalb County. If you are interested in taking the February State Writing Assessment please notify your local school with your child’s name, grade, and demographic information to be set up in the MIST Testing Portal by the end of January. The specific testing dates for each grade will be the following: February 2-6th grades 3,6,9 – February 9-13 grades 4,7,10 – February 16-20 is grades 5 and 11 – and February 23-27th is grade 8. There are practice assessments on tncore.org, or you can call the district office at 615-215-2107 to be set up in the MIST practice portal. Thank you DeKalb County School District.
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): 3 p.m.
December 9: at Livingston Academy*: 6 p.m.
December 12: York Institute* (Home): 6 p.m.
December 13: at St. Andrews-Sewanee: 3 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
3. Starting Jan 22 through Feb 26, TNPromise scholars can complete their eight hours of community service as volunteers at Justin Potter Library on Thursdays between the hours of 3:00 - 5:00 pm.
Tennessee’s fire season began October 15th and the Tennessee Division of Forestry wants to remind everyone that they must obtain a burning permit before doing any open burning. Only brush, leaves, grass, untreated or unpainted lumber or other natural plant residues can be legally burned. Burning permits can be obtained from the Tennessee Department of Agriculture, Division of Forestry between 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday by calling the DeKalb County office of the Division of Forestry at 597-4015. Burning permits can be obtained for small debris piles after hours and on the weekends by visiting www.burnsafetn.org. Think before you burn.
L.B.J. & C. Head Start is currently accepting applications to provide free comprehensive child development services to children 3-5 years of age from low-income families in a full-day program. Services are also offered to meet the special needs of children with disabilities. L.B.J. & C. Head Start helps all children succeed.
L.B.J. & C. Head Start provides children with activities that help them grow mentally, socially, emotionally, and physically. The L.B.J. & C. Head Start recognizes that, as parents, you are the first and most important teachers of your children. They will welcome your involvement in L.B.J. & C. Head Start activities and will work as partners with you to help your child and family progress. Children who attend L.B.J. & C. Head Start participates in a variety of educational activities, receive free medical and dental care, free healthy meals and snacks, and enjoy playing indoors and outdoors in a safe environment.
L.B.J. & C. Head Start staff members will offer your child love, acceptance, understanding, and the opportunity to learn and to experience success.
For more information contact the Smithville Head Start Center at 615-597-5168.
2606 McMinnville Hwy
Smithville, TN 37166
Phone: 615 597-4265
FAX: 615 597-6025