Shelbyville Times-Gazette News News headlines from the Shelbyville Times-Gazette newspaper in Shelbyville, Tennessee en-us Five struck by vehicle at graduation Five people were struck by a vehicle as they left Calsonic Arena following Shelbyville Central High School’s graduation Saturday morning. None of the injuries are life-threatening, the Shelbyville... Sat, 20 May 2017 17:57:59 -0500 Community High graduation Sat, 20 May 2017 17:55:49 -0500 Question arises about beer sales distance rule As Bedford County Board of Commissioners debates relaxing the distance requirements between public gathering and stores selling package beer, one commissioner says that schools and churches must be... Sat, 20 May 2017 17:38:57 -0500 Chance encounter leads to 2 arrests A chance encounter with a pedestrian was the break Shelbyville police needed to find two suspects in a series of vehicle burglaries across the city’s northeastern area. Officer Nathan Everhart said... Sat, 20 May 2017 17:33:24 -0500 Flat Creek water merger approved Members of the Flat Creek Water Co-op approved by overwhelming majority Saturday a merger with Shelbyville Power, Water and Sewerage System, by the transfer of all assets and assumption of all debt.... Sat, 20 May 2017 17:26:47 -0500 Kids can read for fun and more this summer The Shelbyville-Bedford County Public Library hopes to “Build a Better World” with youths this summer. The annual Summer Reading program kicks off June 1 and ends July 19, said youth services... Sat, 20 May 2017 17:24:31 -0500 Burglar takes cash from furniture store Money was stolen from the cash drawer at a Shelbyville furniture store overnight Wednesday, police said. Employees arrived at Caldwell Furniture, Madison Street, on Thursday morning to find a... Sat, 20 May 2017 17:19:14 -0500 Senior Walk at Liberty Hadley Mason leads a procession of seniors through the hallways of Liberty School on Wednesday during the school’s inaugural Senior Walk. Although the school is for grades kindergarten to eighth... Fri, 19 May 2017 19:56:16 -0500 CEO expects Fun Show success Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration CEO Mike Inman said he's looking forward to next week's 47th annual Spring Fun Show, and that there are already several indications the show will be a... Fri, 19 May 2017 10:26:27 -0500 Seaton's back in the saddle Bud Seaton is no stranger to the show ring and certainly doesn't need much practice, but he made a trial run Wednesday with new Celebration flag horse White Diamond Dollar to prepare for the pair's... Fri, 19 May 2017 10:25:10 -0500 Scam Watch: Duck River customers hit by scammer A power bill payment scam has hit the Shelbyville portion of Duck River Electric Membership Corporation's service area. This fraud appears to be aimed at members and originates from the 866 area... Fri, 19 May 2017 10:21:52 -0500 Celebrating theater, thespians at Community For the 23rd consecutive year, Community High's Smokestack Theatre Group held its' annual End of the Year Awards Banquet. The show/dinner celebrates accomplishments in the theatre arts program, while... Fri, 19 May 2017 08:53:21 -0500 Two suspects arrested for 'living' in residence Two alleged intruders at a Hoover Street home, one who told police she was living there, were arrested after being discovered by a caretaker Wednesday. Juanita Bunn Howard, 48, of Evans Street had in... Fri, 19 May 2017 08:48:59 -0500 Agriculture In The Classroom The Tennessee Foundation for Agriculture In The Classroom, an outreach of Tennessee Farm Bureau, has made a $500 outdoor classroom grant to Eakin Elementary School teacher Regan Aymett for the... Fri, 19 May 2017 08:40:32 -0500 Police scholarship announced On Thursday, Shelbyville Police Benevolent Association presented a $2,000 scholarship at Cascade’s Honors Day to senior Chelsey Blackwell. Blackwell is graduating with a 4.0 GPA and is fifth in her... Fri, 19 May 2017 08:38:03 -0500 Cascade kickoff nears; Groundbreaking set for June 11 County officials will soon get to play in the dirt and build the long-anticipated Cascade High School. The Bedford County School Board talked about construction plans during its monthly meeting... Thu, 18 May 2017 11:13:33 -0500 Final guitar is tribute to a legend The last guitar Don Gallagher made was a tribute to one of Shelbyville's most distinguished figures, who would no doubt have been pleased to know that it helped pay for a new bookmobile. Gallagher, a... Thu, 18 May 2017 11:13:27 -0500 Meteorologist sees God's blessings A Nashville meteorologist spoke at Calvary Baptist Church's annual prayer luncheon for public officials and pastors. Lisa Spencer, chief meteorologist for WSMV, spoke about gratitude. Calvary's... Thu, 18 May 2017 10:58:33 -0500 Ag secretary answers DesJarlais queries U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais had questions about the Tennessee Walking Horse industry and the poultry industry -- both relevant to Bedford County -- when Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Purdue testified... Thu, 18 May 2017 10:57:53 -0500 Suspect hides meth, Valium in clothing Bags of meth and unprescribed Valium were found concealed in the clothing of a woman arrested after a report of a fight Tuesday morning at America's Best Value Inn, North Cannon Boulevard. Jacalyn... Thu, 18 May 2017 10:00:05 -0500 Dinner honors cancer survivors The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Bedford County hosted its annual dinner honoring cancer survivors, which was held Tuesday night at Fairlane Church of Christ. Larry Overcast was the... Thu, 18 May 2017 09:49:58 -0500 TBI: Deputy took money from victim An elderly Bedford County woman became the victim of a man sworn to protect her after he obtained her personal information, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) said Tuesday. Longtime Bedford... Wed, 17 May 2017 11:32:01 -0500 Commission vote on alcohol ahead Bedford County Board of Commissioners' rules and legislative committee voted 5-0 Tuesday night to send a proposal to eliminate the distance requirement between alcohol sales and churches in Bedford... Wed, 17 May 2017 11:30:42 -0500 Equine education Approximately 28 equine science students from Colorado State University toured the Celebration grounds Monday. They visited various Tennessee equine facilities and farms to see several horse breeds... Wed, 17 May 2017 08:55:27 -0500 Clinic receives diabetes grant Community Clinic of Shelbyville and Bedford County, Inc. has received a Middle Tennessee Healthy Mini-Grant for $2,500 for "Living and Working with Diabetes in Bedford County." Any adult, 18 or over,... Wed, 17 May 2017 07:53:44 -0500 Fingerprint kit stolen as home burglarized Fingerprint and stain kits belonging to a college criminal justice major were among items stolen from a home on Virgil Crowell Road early Tuesday. The victim told the Bedford County Sheriff's Office... Wed, 17 May 2017 07:53:12 -0500 Stamping out hunger The U.S. Postal Service’s food drive, “Stamp Out Hunger,” was held Saturday. The local USPS collected 2,950 pounds of food, which was delivered to The Good Samaritan Food Pantry. Pictured are Angela... Wed, 17 May 2017 06:46:46 -0500 Civitan Club holds picnic Shelbyville Civitan Club held its annual Special Education picnic Tuesday at H.V. Griffin Park. The club has held the picnic for at least 30 years, according to member Mary Catherine Perry. The... Wed, 17 May 2017 06:42:51 -0500 Traveling to Japan The Shelbyville-Bedford County Library regularly hosts an event titled “Around the World” to share various cultures and to promote reading for youths. (T-G Photos by Jason M. Reynolds) Wed, 17 May 2017 06:39:04 -0500