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DeKalb Fire Department Liberty Station-Engine #65 Fundraiser

Jun 4, 2016
4:00 p.m.
DeKalb West School

The DeKalb County Fire Department Liberty Station-Engine #65 will have a fundraiser June 4 from 4:00 p.m. until? at DeKalb West School. Enjoy all you can eat fish & chicken dinner and Gumbo.

$12 for children ages 10 through adults
$6.00 for children ages 6 through 10
Free for children age 5 and younger

To go boxes available

Anyone wanting to donate cakes, pies, brownies, or any other desserts would be greatly appreciated! They will send someone to pick up any donations that you are willing to donate for the cake walk. Please call 615-536-5987 (Jerry Wayne Johnson) or 615-295-4605 (Donnie Johnson) for pick-ups or if you have any questions.

Come out and support your local fire department. Everyone's support will be greatly appreciated.

Keith and Wilson Reunion

Jun 5, 2016
Green Brook Park Pavilion #1

The Keith and Wilson Reunion will be June 5 at Green Brook Park Pavilion #1. Anyone related to the Keith's or Wilson's is asked to attend and bring a dish. Come early and stay late

2016 DeKalb County Fair Premium Books Now Available

May 16, 2016 to May 31, 2016

The 2016 DeKalb County Fair Premium Books are available at the following locations.

Liberty State Bank - Alexandria, Liberty, and Smithville
Wilson Bank & Trust - Alexandria, and Smithville
Regions Bank - Smithville
The Village- Alexandria
Bratten Cook Attorney at Law - Smithville
Webb's Drug Store - Alexandria, and Smithville
Alexandria Library
Prichard's Food - Alexandria
Alexandria Senior Center
Alexandria Post Office
Alexandria City Hall
Liberty Senior Center
Liberty Post Office
Smithville Senior Center
Smithville Post Office
Smithville Review
Smithville Library
UT/TSU Extension Office

And online at

Funds Needed for Upkeep of Jones Cemetery

May 8, 2016 to May 31, 2016
Jones Cemetery near Silver Point

To anyone who has relatives buried in the Jones Cemetery near Silver Point -- there is a DESPERATE need of funds for mowing and maintenance.
Please send any checks to "Byrd L. Jones Cemetery Fund," C/O Shawn Jacobs, Secretary/Treasurer, 831 Driver Street, Smithvile, TN 37166. The fund is depleted and they can't pay for mowing this summer without some help. Thanks to all who have donated in the past.

Edgar Evins State Park Presents 1st Annual Children’s Fishing Tournament

Jun 18, 2016
7:30 a.m.
Edgar Evins State Park

Edgar Evins State Park Presents the 1st Annual Children’s Fishing Tournament on Saturday June 18th for children 12 and under only!
Meet at the picnic shelters, registration is from 7:30 am-8:30 am. The tournament starts at 9:00 am until 1:00pm. For more information email brad.halfacre or call 931-858-2114

Senior Community Service Employment Program

May 3, 2016 to May 31, 2016
UCHRA Central Office

UCHRA would like to invite anyone 55 years or older who meets the eligibility guidelines to be a part of the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP). This program provides on-the-job training for older individuals seeking gainful employment in the Upper Cumberland region. This training is twenty hours per week at the current minimum wage with government and non-profit agencies. They provide assessment and testing services to determine your present skill level and for the types of occupations you would like to train. They conduct workshops to teach you the best methods for finding, applying, interviewing, getting, and keeping the right job. They can also refer you to the Tennessee Career Center for basic computer training as well as other employment and training programs. If you have any questions or would like to see if you are eligible, please call (931) 520-9624 or come by the UCHRA Central Office in Cookeville located at 580 S. Jefferson, Suite B, Cookeville TN.

Smithville Senior Center Invites you to Play Rook

Apr 27, 2016
1:00 p.m.
Smithville Senior Citizens Center

If you like to play Rook and are age 60 or over and enjoy spending time with great people, grab a partner and join them at the DeKalb/Smithville Senior Center located at 718 South Congress Boulevard, Smithville between the County Complex and the UT Extension Agency. They play on Wednesday afternoons from 1-4 p.m.

DeKalb Community Advisory Board (CAB) and DeKalb Prevention Coalition meetings

May 31, 2016
DeKalb County Courthouse

The DeKalb County Community Advisory Board (CAB) and the DeKalb County Prevention Coalition meetings are held on the last Tuesday of each month at 12:00pm. They are held in the basement of the DeKalb County Courthouse. The next meeting will be May 31, 2016 @ 12:00pm. If you have an interest in your community and would like to hear more about these organizations and their initiatives, please join us! All are welcome to attend.

FREE High School Equivalency Class Orientation

May 3, 2016
4:00 p.m.
County Complex

Ongoing Registration for a FREE High School Equivalency Class Orientation is being held at the new county building at 722 South Congress Boulevard, Smithville.. Enter through the UT Extension/ Motlow College doors. Adult education staff will be available to assist new students in registering and testing weekly as follows:

Tuesday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.
Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

Please call the office to confirm your appointment.

For questions or additional information call 931-528-8685.

This project is funded under a grant contract with the State of Tennessee.


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