Shelbyville Times-Gazette News News headlines from the Shelbyville Times-Gazette newspaper in Shelbyville, Tennessee en-us Women of Distinction: Achievers honored at Professional Women's Luncheon Four local women were honored Wednesday at the 24th annual Professional Women's Luncheon, organized by WLIJ-AM/WZNG-AM: Attorney Trisha Henegar was named Professional Woman of the Year; Kerry Dunn,... Thu, 27 Apr 2017 10:29:12 -0500 YA author speaks at Webb The Webb School 2016-2017 Follin Speaker Series will welcome author Alan Gratz, on May 2 at 8:30 a.m. in the Follin Chapel. The event is free and open to the public. Several of his books will be... Thu, 27 Apr 2017 08:59:56 -0500 Home burglars sent to prison Three people implicated in a string of burglaries in four counties were sentenced to prison April 17 in Bedford County Circuit Court. John Paul Williams, 28, and Danny Wayne Phillips III, 21,... Thu, 27 Apr 2017 08:58:48 -0500 It's 'Hee Haw & Howdy' time again It's been a Bedford County tradition for more than four decades, raising untold dollars for cancer research, prevention and patient services. The 41st annual "Hee Haw & Howdy" show will be held 7... Thu, 27 Apr 2017 08:50:55 -0500 Cascade project draws interest Eight contractors have picked up bid packets for construction of the new Cascade High Schoool, according to architect John Davis; bids will be opened on the project 2 p.m. May 18. Davis reported on... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:28:41 -0500 Spring Fling: Big Smo steps in to help raise funds for SCHS band What better way to celebrate spring than with a fling? And you can support the band at the same time. Shelbyville Central High School's band boosters club will host its annual Spring Fling Saturday... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:22:59 -0500 Flat Creek water asks SPWSS's help The Flat Creek Water Co-op board approved a motion earlier this month to seek membership approval to merge its water system with Shelbyville Power, Water and Sewerage System by the transfer of all... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:18:59 -0500 'Big Payback' benefits local nonprofit agencies A record number of nonprofits will participate in the fourth annual The Big Payback, an online giving event involving agencies from throughout Middle Tennessee, on Wednesday, May 3. A total of 781... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:15:34 -0500 Drunk driver, trailer leave damage across city An intoxicated driver and the remains of a wrecked trailer he was dragging left a trail of damage across Shelbyville early Monday night. Police finally stopped Joseph Tyler Travis, 22, of Naron Road... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:09:43 -0500 Historical commission director to speak at banquet Patrick McIntyre, executive director of the Tennessee Historical Commission and the state's historic preservation officer, will speak at the Tennessee's Backroads Heritage spring dinner, May 4 at the... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:01:48 -0500 Sorority members try on spring, summer fashions The Xi Alpha Zeta Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi held its April meeting at Merle Norman Studio on the Square. Dena Landers, owner, presented the Spring collection of new colors for spring and summer.... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 07:09:53 -0500 Educators group meets The Beta Nu Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma met at Shelbyville Central High School for its April meeting. Heather Richards, librarian at SCHS, presented a program highlighting Young Adult literature.... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 06:51:49 -0500 Police benevolent donation Officer Chris Vest, representing the Police Benevolent Association, accepts a donation from Tish Terry and Dan Lyons of Ferrous Processing & Trading Co. as PBA board nembers and Ferrous employees... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 06:40:03 -0500 Cybersecurity discussed with Rotarians Steve Mallard, computer information technology instructor at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Shelbyville, presented a program on cybersecurity at the April 12 meeting of Rotary Club of... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 06:34:13 -0500 Kiwanis knows the score The Kiwanis Club of Shelbyville has donated the exact cost of three scoreboards to the city for use at two parks. The Shelbyville City Council on April 13 approved the donation in the amount of... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:49:49 -0500 Peer-led tutoring helps Central students achieve Over 20 years ago, Ardis Rittenberry began a tutoring program at Shelbyville Central High School (SCHS) as part of a National Honor Society (NHS) class project. Tutoring of high school students was... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:43:34 -0500 MTBN visits Bell Buckle Members of Middle Tennessee Business Network toured the Walking Horse Museum in Wartrace last Thursday. Frances Bates of the museum, left, conducted the tour. (Submitted photo) Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:34:31 -0500 Driver runs away from stolen vehicle A car stolen from a Cedar River Road home was recovered in Tullahoma early Friday after a short pursuit, but the driver was able to flee officers on foot. The maroon 2007 Hyundai Elantra was left... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:03:46 -0500 'Cheatin'' tickets are on sale Tickets are now on sale for "Cheatin'," a comedy by Del Shores, which will be presented by the Fly Community Theater May 5-7 and 12-13 at the Fly Arts Center. The play is a prequel to, and shares a... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:01:54 -0500 Haven offering hope for victims Haven of Hope held an open house last Thursday. They provide help for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. They serve six Middle Tennessee counties, including Bedford. The group served... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:00:36 -0500 TCAT has successful preliminary visit From May 22-25, Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Shelbyville will host a six-member Council of Occupational Education (COE) accreditation team from several states. COE team leader Al Salazar,... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:59:17 -0500 Lions guest speaker from Great Strides Pictured are Bill Dearing, president of the Shelbyville Lions Club, and Suzy Lambeth of Great Strides Therapeutic Riding Program. Lambeth was the guest speaker at last week’s Lions Club meeting,... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:45:18 -0500 UPDATE: High winds were not tornado High winds tore the roof off a portion of America’s Best Value Inn, North Cannon Boulevard, late Friday afternoon — and some who saw the storm swear it was a tornado. More minor damage was reported... Sat, 22 Apr 2017 16:59:59 -0500 Soup kitchen: Food for the soul Mickey Casson has been working to satisfy an urge to be a service to his community for quite some time. With faith, an open heart, and guidance from his pastor, Willie Brown, he has found a solution... Sat, 22 Apr 2017 16:40:07 -0500 Legends' daughter to play Bell Buckle Georgette Jones, daughter of late County Music Hall of Fame members George Jones and Tammy Wynette, will perform 7 p.m. May 5 at Bell Buckle Banquet Hall. Georgette began singing with one or both of... Sat, 22 Apr 2017 16:23:38 -0500 Woman denies shooting at neighbor A woman who told a deputy she was “firing to see if her aim was still good” almost peppered a man and his 5-year son with BBs as they rode bicycles along Temple Ford Lane on Thursday. The man said... Sat, 22 Apr 2017 16:21:05 -0500