Shelbyville Times-Gazette Opinion Opinion headlines from the Shelbyville Times-Gazette newspaper in Shelbyville, Tennessee en-us Bill would punish sanctuary declarations Since the bill filing deadline was last Thursday, I'm starting to find out more and more about what legislation is being proposed this session. As you may know, representatives are limited to filing... Sat, 18 Feb 2017 14:53:26 -0600 Honoring America's presidents What began as a day to honor President George Washington's birth has since become a national holiday to celebrate all U.S. Presidents both past and present. Established in 1885 to celebrate... Sat, 18 Feb 2017 14:51:31 -0600 Praise for magnet school staff To the Editor: I am the grandmother of a student at Thomas Magnet School, whom I pick up daily. I have had ample opportunity to observe the staff of this school. These teachers, as well as the... Thu, 16 Feb 2017 09:07:12 -0600 Horse commentator responds to allegations I was born and raised in Shelbyville and have been around Tennessee walking horses since I was 10 years old. I am opposed to any type of animal abuse Also, I'm in my 17th year producing a television... Thu, 16 Feb 2017 09:06:18 -0600 State rep praises governor's broadband bill The Governor released more details on the Tennessee Broadband Accessibility Act this week. It's a good start since 34 percent of Tennessee's rural residents don't have access to broadband. I've tried... Sat, 11 Feb 2017 15:30:05 -0600 Student seeks info, license plate from TN To the Editor: Hello! My name is Angie O. I am a fifth grade student at Harlan Intermediate School in Harlan, Iowa. My class is studying the geography and history of the United States. I am excited... Sat, 11 Feb 2017 14:16:02 -0600 Legislature stays busy in opening days “No man is entitled to the blessings of freedom unless he be vigilant in its preservation.” — General Douglas MacArthur The 2017 Legislative Session has started with a BANG! We started the Session on... Sat, 04 Feb 2017 17:19:17 -0600 Rescue Mission makes woman happy To the Editor: My Mother, Ms. Hattie O'Neal, wanted to publicly recognize and thank the staff and members of the Rescue Mission in Shelbyville, TN. She asked me to draft the attached message to be... Thu, 02 Feb 2017 10:27:12 -0600 Investments help promote breed To the Editor: Celebration board member Jeffrey Howard's recent attack against efforts to protect horses comes as no surprise given his track record, but we'd like to take a moment to dispel some... Thu, 02 Feb 2017 10:25:43 -0600 Letters to the Editor, Jan. 26 To the editor: It was with interest that I read Jeffrey Howard's guest column published on January 19. As a Tennessee Walking Horse owner who has fought soring for fourteen years, I feel your readers... Thu, 26 Jan 2017 09:58:39 -0600