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Thursday, Sep. 29, 2016

Photo galleries

Harris homecoming pep rally (09/28/16)
Harris Middle School held a pep rally Tuesday afternoon in preparation for the football homecoming game Tuesday night. The Eagles won the game that night, beating Franklin County South by a wide44-24 margin.
Community photos 9-28-16 (09/28/16)
Cascade Middle School homecoming (09/27/16)
Community photos 9-27-16 (09/27/16)
Man on the Street (09/25/16)
This week's question: If you were stranded on a desert island, what person, and what food, would you want with you?
Schools get ready to rumble (09/23/16)
Former WWE wrestler and manager Dutch Mantel visited a number of area schools this week to share an anti-bullying message. His appearance is connected to the ROcKFEST concert for youths, which will be Saturday, Sept. 24, at 6 p.m. at the Bedford...
Community photos 9/21/16 (09/21/16)
Hot dog networking (09/20/16)
The Chamber Ambassadors' Business Bedford & Hot Dog Lunch was held Thursday at the Chamber office.
Community photos 9/20/16 (09/20/16)
Man on the Street: What would you do with a million? (09/18/16)
"Man On The Street" is a new feature that will appear each week. Participants will be asked, at radom, to share their thoughts on any given question.
Grandparents day at Cascade (09/16/16)
Cascade Elementary School held a grandparents day Wednesday and Thursday. Pictured are visitors, students, and faculty and staff on Wednesday.
Staff photos 9/15/16 (09/15/16)
Community photos 9/15/16 (09/15/16)
Staff photos 9/14/16 (09/14/16)
Small Talk: What would be the hardest job to have, or do? (09/11/16)
Students from Eakin Elementary School.
Celebration WGC Night 2016 (09/04/16)
Honors was named World Grand Champion on Sunday morning. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2336349.html.
Celebration ladies visit Woman's Club (09/04/16)
Brittany Baum and Connie Allen were welcomed as special guest speakers at this month's Shelbyville Woman's Club. Baum and Allen are two ladies and very familiar and friendly faces you see when entering the office of the Tennessee Walking Horse...
Military Night 2016 at The Celebration (09/02/16)
The Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration held its annual Military Night observance on Friday, Sept. 2, welcoming veterans from various branches of the Armed Forces to Center Ring to be present for the flag horse ceremony.
Community High holds St. Jude fundraiser (09/02/16)
Community High School Student Council rounded out last week's Sail for St. Jude fundraising event with a school-wide kickball tournament. The tournament drew a large crowd of students, faculty, and parents boosting the total raised to nearly $1,400.
Community photos 9/2/16 (09/02/16)
Pancakes, served with love (09/01/16)
North Fork Baptist Church offered a pancake breakfast Saturday. In addition to the hot meal the church also gave away free clothing and school supplies. North Fork's men's group offers the breakfast on the third Saturday of every month and...
Community photos 8/31/16 (08/31/16)
Hats Off to the Celebration (08/29/16)
Hats Off to the Celebration was held Saturday, Aug. 27.
Interdenominational worship service at the Celebration (08/28/16)
Organized by Celebration chaplain Rev. Steve Murphree with the cooperation of Bedford County Ministerial Association, the annual worship service is held for visitors and locals alike in the big Celebration arena.
Small Talk: What would you give the Celebration winner instead of a trophy? (08/28/16)
Community photos 8/24/16 (08/24/16)
Getting ready for the big show (08/23/16)
Preparation in the barn area for the 78th Annual Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration.
Staff photos 8/17/2016 (08/17/16)
Community photos 8/17/16 (08/17/16)
Celebration Hat Night preview (08/14/16)
A fun group of ladies from town joined by many horse enthusiasts for the weekend gathered recently at River Bend Country Club for a special preview in advance of the second annual Hats Off to The Celebration event, which will take place Aug. 27. The...
Small Talk: What would you like to accomplish in school this year? (08/14/16)
Students from East Side Elementary School.
Spirited debate over horse issue (08/11/16)
The Embassy Suites by Hilton in Murfreesboro was the setting for a public hearing Tuesday concerning proposed changes to the Horse Protection Act by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Many of the speakers gave impassioned arguments on both sides of...
Community photos 8/10/16 (08/10/16)
Community photos 8/9/16 (08/09/16)
Salamander Stroll / Back to school at Southside (08/07/16)
Southside Elementary School teachers made their annual "Salamander Stroll" home visits prior to the opening of school last week. School resumed with a partial day for students on Aug. 1 and the first full day of classes Aug. 3.
National Night Out 2016 (08/03/16)
The local observance of National Night Out was held Tuesday at H.V. Griffin Park. The event is intended to build connections between law enforcement and the communities it serves.
4-H Chick Chain sale (08/03/16)
The 4-H chick chain sale was held Monday night at the Bedford County Ag Center.
Small Talk: What does the Vice President do? (08/02/16)
Students from Bedford County School-Age Care Program.
Garden club meets (08/02/16)
Shelbyville Garden Club held its July meeting.
Small Talk: What would you name a walking horse? (07/31/16)
Students from the School-Age Care Program.
Staff photos 7/31/16 (07/30/16)
Community photos 7/31/16 (07/30/16)
Grounded but still having a good time (07/29/16)
Celebration Way Assisted Living had planned for 13 of its residents to go flying out of the Shelbyville Municipal Airport on Thursday morning, but the rain and fog cancelled the flights, which have been rescheduled for Thursday, Aug. 4.
Community photos 7/29/16 (07/29/16)
Fairest of the Fair 2016 (07/27/16)
The "Fairest of the Fair" pageants were held July 16 at Shelbyville Central High School.
Bedford County Fair 2016 (07/27/16)
This gallery will be updated throughout the week -- check back for additional photos.
Community photos 7/27/16 (07/27/16)
What are you looking forward to from the school year? (07/26/16)
Staff photos 7/26/16 (07/26/16)
Liberty ready for new year (07/24/16)
Liberty School teachers were busy in July getting their classrooms ready for the new academic year.
Submitted photos 7-24-16 (07/23/16)
Staff photos 7/24/16 (07/23/16)
Century Farms 2016 (07/19/16)
The Bedford County Fair recognized local Century Farms during its Chamber coffee Tuesday. According to fair officials, representatives from the following farms were present: Derment Home Place; Elrie Brinkley Farm; J.C. Leming Farm; Lokey/Bomar;...
We all scream for ice cream (07/19/16)
Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church, atop a hill between Shelbyville and Wartrace, held its annual ice cream supper on Saturday. The fundraiser, which has been held for decades, features hamburgers, hot dogs, homemade desserts and, of course,...
4-H shooting team competes nationally (07/17/16)
The Bedford County Sharp Shooters has been busy competing in events, including the Daisy National BB Gun Competition in Rogers, Arkansas.
SACP talent show (07/15/16)
The School Age Care Program held a talent show Thursday.
Fairest of the Fair (07/13/16)
The Bedford County Fairest of The Fair pageant will be held Saturday at Shelbyville Central High School; the fair will be July 25-30 at Bedford County Agriculture and Education Center. Here are the contestants.
Staff photos 7/13/16 (07/13/16)
Community photos 7/13/16 (07/13/16)
Small Talk: If you worked at a zoo, which animal would you take care of? (07/10/16)
Students from the School Age Care Program.
Share Fair highlights thrifty crafts (07/10/16)
Tuesday, June 28, marked this year's Share Fair for Bedford County Family and Community Education clubs. The event was held at the UT Extension office, where seven of the county's 13 clubs gave short presentations on the subject "Pinterest For The...
Fourth of July at H.V. Griffin Park (07/06/16)
The annual Independence Day celebration in Shelbyville.
Small Talk: What do you wish Summer Camp had? (07/03/16)
Campers from Shelbyville Recreation Center Summer Camp.
Staff photos 7/3/16 (07/02/16)
God & Country rally 2016 (06/30/16)
Bedford County Ministerial Association and Calvary Baptist Church held a "God & Country" rally on Wednesday, including a dinner for veterans, a parade to the square, and speakers and live music on the courthouse steps. See the story at...
Staff photos 6/29/16 (06/29/16)
Small Talk: What job do you not want when you grow up? (06/26/16)
Members of Boys & Girls Club of Bedford County.
Community photos 6/26/16 (06/25/16)
Father's Day was the focus of the 75th Nelson family reunion last weekend. The reunions started in Bedford County 75 years ago on Father's Day as family gathered to honor James Coley Nelson. The family gathers every year with just the notion that...
Housing authority hosts Father's Day event (06/22/16)
Shelbyville Housing Authority (SHA), in association with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, hosted its first Father's Day event on June 14. The event included...
Community photos 6/21/16 (06/21/16)
Car show funds youth group trip (06/19/16)
Nineteen members of the North Fork Baptist Church youth group will spend a few days, beginning Monday, working with the MERGE ministry of Millington First Baptist Church. On Saturday, June 11 the church raised funds for this excursion with their...
Raus treats visitors to a cool supper (06/19/16)
Raus Community Club hosted its annual ice cream supper Saturday, June 11. Proceeds went to the historic Raus School building. Food, music and dancing were on the agenda.
Small Talk: Who would you invite to perform at your birthday party? (06/19/16)
Students from Bedford County School-Age Care Program.
AWOL Church reaches out to help others (06/19/16)
See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2314048.html
2016 RC Cola / Moon Pie Festival (06/18/16)
The annual celebration held in Bell Buckle. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2314870.html.
Community photos 6/19/16 (06/18/16)
Shelbyville Sharks vs. Fayetteville 6-16-16 (06/17/16)
Fourth Friday cruise-in May 2016 (06/17/16)
Classic vehicles, hot rods, music and fun: That's the Celebration City Car Club's Cruise-In, held the fourth Friday of each month during the warm season.
2016 Garden Tour (06/17/16)
Four Bedford County homes were highlighted on the Treasured Gardens and Creative Landscapes garden tour on Saturday, June 4. The tour was presented by the Shelbyville-Bedford County Chamber of Commerce Beautification Committee.
Swimming Lessons (06/16/16)
The Shelbyville Recreation Center and Howard's Hope are teaming up for swimming lessons.
Race Unity Day 2016 (06/16/16)
Individuals and families from all different backgrounds enjoyed picnicking together at H.V Griffin Park for the 10th annual Race Unity Picnic on Saturday, June 11. The event is sponsored by local practitioners of the Baha'i faith.
Balloons and magic at summer reading program (06/15/16)
Dewayne Reynolds, a.k.a. Dr. Magical Balloons, performs a musical program Wednesday based on story book characters for the Shelbyville-Bedford County Public Library's Summer Reading Program.
June Dairy Month coffee (06/15/16)
Bedford County Farm Bureau hosted its annual June Dairy Month coffee Tuesday at the Chamber of Commerce. The event is always well-attended -- one reason for which may be that it always features a huge assortment of sweet and savory dairy goodies,...
Cruise-In held on the square (06/15/16)
Classic vehicles, hot rods, music and fun: That's the Celebration City Car Club's Cruise-In, held the fourth Friday of each month during the warm season.
Staff photos 6/15/16 (06/15/16)
Shelbyville Sharks vs. Tullahoma 6-14-16 (06/15/16)
Ed Carson Memorial Fishing Day 2016 (06/13/16)
The Ed Carson Memorial Fishing Day Saturday drew youngsters and their families looking to hook a few fish before the day grew too hot.
Small Talk: What's the best way to cool off in the summer? (06/12/16)
Campers from Shelbyville Parks & Recreation Department Summer Camp program.
Pleasant Grove alumni gather to remember (06/12/16)
Pleasant Grove School alumni from the school's opening in 1926 until closing in 1977 were invited to a reunion Saturday at Liberty School. Among those recognized were the last principal, Frank Edwards; oldest living student, former County Judge...
Musgrave 100-year celebration (06/10/16)
Bedford Business Ice Cream Social June 2016 (06/10/16)
The Chamber Ambassadors program of Shelbyville & Bedford County Chamber of Commerce sponsored a Business Bedford Ice Cream Social on Thursday at the chamber. Those attending enjoyed ice cream, in honor of June Dairy Month, and also got the chance to...
Bus drivers honored for perfect attendance (06/10/16)
Every year, local banks and credit unions present checks to Bedford County school bus drivers who have perfect attendance.
Youths roll into fun on pumptrack (06/10/16)
American Ramp Co. and sister company Progressive Bike Ramps demonstrated the pumptrack Wednesday at H.V. Griffin Park. The companies are on a summer tour to a different city each day around the United States and Canada, said Jeremy Jones, business...
Summer Reading magic, and balloons (06/09/16)
Dewayne Reynolds, a.k.a. Dr. Magical Balloons, performs a musical program Wednesday based on story book characters for the Shelbyville-Bedford County Public Library's Summer Reading Program.
Community photos 6/9/16 (06/09/16)
Community photos 6/8/16 (06/08/16)
Shelbyville Tennis Association League Matches 6-6-16 (06/07/16)
Wartrace MusicFest 2016 (06/07/16)
HMS students visit post-secondary schools (06/07/16)
Harris Middle School students enjoyed a look at career and college offerings while visiting three post-secondary institutions last month. Sixth graders visited the Tennessee College of Applied Technology -- Shelbyville and toured the facilities...
Fired Up 'N Fit 2016 (06/04/16)
The Fired Up 'N Fit Adventure 5K, a non-competitive run with obstacle and challenge elements, was held June 4 at Tennessee Fire Service and Codes Enforcement Academy on Unionville Deason Road. The event benefits United Way of Bedford County and the...