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Commodity Distribution will be December 20.
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Keltonburg-Smithville-Webbs Chapel Charge of the United Methodist Church.

Our Charge At a Glance -  Weekly

Wednesday, December 13th

5 – 8 p.m.. The Harvester along

with the Keltonburg-Smithville First-Webb's Chapel

Charge of the United Methodist Church

Rev. David Hill, Pastor

Free to the public Doors open at 5pm with live music

Advent & Communion Service at 6:30 pm

Carols at 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Sunday, December 17th

6 – 7 p.m.
Candlelight Service at Webb’s Chapel

December 24 6 – 7 p.m.
Candlelight Service at Smithville First UMC


Toys 4 Tots

Toys 4 Tots annual sign-up give-away. Please call the Amvets at 615-597-7591 on December 16, 2023 from 10-2 please make a appointment for each child to receive a gift.



Christmas Storytime at Justin Potter Library

Justin Potter Library will have a Christmas Storytime for preschool children on Friday, December 15 at 10 am. We look forward to seeing you for stories, snacks and a take home craft.



Smithville Lions Club Pecan Fundraiser

We are selling one pound bag of half mammoths for only $11. All pecans are this year’s crop from South Georgia. All proceeds go to help the citizens of DeKalb County. To purchase stop by Starla Meigs, First Bank, Vester Parsley’s office, or Patty’s restaurant is Smithville. Call, message or text Wendy at 615-390-3567.



Are you raising a relative child or need housing assistance? For more information on assistance and support, please contact Melissa Allison at the Upper Cumberland Development District toll-free at 1-0800-275-8233. A support group meeting will be held for relatives caring for relative children during the month. Please contact Melissa Allison at 931-476-4127. If you are interested in attending this meeting. For housing assistance, while caring for a minor child, please contact Myra Walker.


Veterans Service Officer Ready to Assist

Are you a veteran in need of assistance? DeKalb County has a Veteran's Service Officer ready to help you, not only with filing claims, but for conversations about your service.

Retired military service officer Bill Rutherford is located on the first floor of the DeKalb County Courthouse and is ready to offer assistance. He is available for in-office visits each Tuesday and Thursday or can be reached by telephone at any time at 615-560-3610. DeKalb County appreciates the service of all veterans and is proud to provide this service.


Al-Anon & AA meetings

Meetings on Tuesday and Thursday nights at 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church 105 Edgewood Avenue, McMinnville, TN 37110


Donations are collected throughout the year for this event so that those who can’t afford to buy gifts can still share in the joy of giving by regifting something.
The children are then asked to prepare a blessing bag to be given to others.

This year, children will help assemble Blessing Bags for local veterans.

If you need more information or would like to volunteer call or text Chelsye Madden at 931-247-3369 or Joanna Fuson at 615-517-9100. Please no calls after 5 p.m. You may also call Amber Adams at 615-684-5798 from 6-8 p.m. Email or visit Facebook.


Commodity Distribution

The Upper Cumberland Human Resources Agency will hod a commodities distribution for DeKalb County on Wednesday, December 20 from 9 a.m. Until 11 a.m. at the DeKalb County UCHRA Office. Extra amounts will be passed out for the holidays, so please have your vehicle cleared out. Sign-up will be available at the distribution site.

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

Parkinson’s Support Group

The Parkinson’s Support Group will have our next meeting on Tuesday, December 5 at 10 a.m. We will not have a speaker, but will have a Christmas party. Lunch will be provided, but we ask you to bring desserts to share. We also having a white elephant gift exchange. Shop your home to find a treasure to exchange. We meet at Caney Fork Baptist Church, 2404 Hwy. 70 E, Cookeville. Call Laura at 931-319-0309 to RSVP, or with any questions.

DeKalb County Offices Closed for Christmas Holiday

All county official offices and the DeKalb County Courthouse will be closed for the Christmas Holiday on December 25th and December 26th. The County Complex Transfer Station, and all DeKalb County convenience sites will be closed only on Christmas Day December 25th.


DeKalb Libraries Christmas Holiday Closures

Justin Poter Library and Alexandria Library will be closed from Thursday, December 21 through December 26 for the Christmas Holiday. The libraries will open back up on December 27. We wish everyone a very Merry Christmas. For additional information contact the library at 615-597-4359 our Facebook, Instagram or