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DeKalb Health Department Walk-In Flu Clinic

Oct 5, 2015
9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
DeKalb County Health Department

The DeKalb County Health Department will have a walk-in flu clinic on Monday, October 5 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. The health department accepts Blue Bross Blue Shield, Cigna, Community Health Alliance, all forms of TennCare, Medicare, and individuals without insurance. Located at 254 Tiger Drive, Smithville. Phone 615-597-7599

Caney Fork Watershed Event

Oct 12, 2015
4:00 p.m.
Cherry Hill Community Center

A Caney Fork Watershed Event will be Columbus Day, Monday, October 12 from 4:00 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. at the Cherry Hill Community Center. The event features an Open House format with hands-on exhibits. Meet the animals of the Caney Fork River Watershed. Come and learn about the watershed and how you can be involved in protecting your resources. Take advantage of door prizes, refreshments, trolley rides down to the river and other fun. For more information contact Tara Wohlgermuth at 931-432-7614 or

High School Equivalency Class Orientation

Oct 19, 2015 to Oct 21, 2015
5:00 p.m.
County Complex

A High School Equivalency Class Orientation will be held starting Monday, October 19 at the County Complex at 722 South Congress Boulevard. Enter through the UT Extension/Motlow College doors. Must attend all sessions. These are evening classes.

Session 1: Monday, October 19 at 5:00 p.m. for registration and orientation

Session 2 : Tuesday, October 20 at 5:00 p.m. (CASAS Test)

Session: 3 Wednesday, October 21 at 5:00 p.m. (Conferences and Class Schedules)

For questions or additional information call 931-528-8685. The project is funded under a grant contract with the State of Tennessee

Alexandria Beer Board Meeting

Oct 27, 2015
6:00 p.m.
Alexandria City Hall

The Town of Alexandria will be having a beer board meeting on October 27, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. to address a violation that was made at the Alexandria Market on Hwy 70. The meeting will be held at city hall. The regular monthly meeting will be held at 7:00 p.m. the same evening.

Smithville Computer Repair Thanksgiving Food Drive

Sep 22, 2015 to Nov 25, 2015
Smithville Computer Repair

Smithville Computer Repair is having a Thanksgiving Food Drive – Drop off any non-perishable food item and receive a $1.00 off per donated item up to $10.00 to be used on a future purchase at Smithville Computer Repair. This will be good until Wednesday November 25th. Food will be given to local churches to help feed the less fortunate in DeKalb County for Thanksgiving.

Free Computer Classes

Sep 28, 2015
5:30 p.m.
DeKalb County Complex

Free Computer Classes to be held in the Motlow classroom at the DeKalb County Complex - 722 S. Congress Blvd. - contact Justin Potter Library at 615-597-4359 to reserve a seat.

•Powerpoint Basics - Monday, Sept 28th 5:30 - 7:30 pm
•Intro to Microsoft Word & Excel - Monday Oct 5th, 12th & 19th 5:30 - 7:30 pm
•Online Genealogy - Tuesday, October 20th 1:00 - 3:00 pm
•Tablet Training - Monday, October 26th 5:30 - 7:00 pm

10th Annual History Hayride at Edgar Evins State Park

Oct 10, 2015
1:30 p.m.
Edgar Evins State Park

The 10th Annual History Hayride at Edgar Evins State Park, Silver Point, between Cookeville and Sparta. Ride wagons back into the past on Saturday, October 10 where costumed characters from the history of the park and surrounding area will tell their stories. Cost is $15 per person. Reservations required. On-line reservations may be made through Call the park office for further instruction if you need help making reservations. The park office phone numbers are (931) 858-2114 or toll free at 800-250-8619

Head Start Open House

Oct 23, 2015
1:00 p.m.
118 Kimberly Lane, Smithville

The L.B.J. & C. Smithville Head Start Center at 118 Kimberly Lane will have Open House on October 23 from 1-4 p.m.. The staff and parents are looking forward to showing their center and the children's arts and crafts. Head Start provides children with activities that help them grow mentally, socially, emotionally, and physically. Please plan to attend.

Halloween at Edgar Evins State Park

Oct 24, 2015
5:30 p.m.
Edgar Evins State Park

Halloween at Edgar Evins State Park will be October 24th. Come join them for family fun as they celebrate Halloween at the park

Events include:

Camp Site Decorating Contest
1st Place Winner will receive 7 nights of free camping at Edgar Evins State Park
2nd Place Winner will receive 5 nights of free camping at Edgar Evins State Park
3rd Place Winner will receive 3 nights of free camping at Edgar Evins State Park

Trunk or Treat in the campground
Time 5:30 - 8:30

Campground will be closed to traffic during this time to provide a safe atmosphere for kids.

All park guests are welcome to join in the fun.

Campers and guests participating in the event will need to provide candy for trick or treater’s.

Bonfire in the campground
Time 5:30 - 8:30

Join Edgar Evins State Park for hotdogs and marshmallows at the campground fire circle during the trunk or treat.

DCHS Tiger 5K Zombie Run and 1 Mile Fun Run

Oct 24, 2015
8:30 a.m.
DeKalb County High School

The DCHS Tiger 5K Zombie Run and 1 Mile Fun Run will be Saturday, October 24th at 8:30 at the DeKalb County High School (new course this year)
Fun for the whole family. The costs are:
5-K $25 or after Oct. 10th $30
Fun Run $20 or after Oct. 10th $25
All proceeds go to Project Graduation 2016
Registration can be picked up at County Complex, DCHS or contact Charlotte Parsley for more information (931)-265-8398, Angela Johnson, or Doris Graham


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