Firehouse Barbecue 2015
The 2015 Firehouse Barbecue was held on Monday, Oct. 5.
Times-Gazette 2015 National Newspaper Week Coffee
The Times-Gazette welcomed guests Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015 for a Chamber of Commerce coffee in observance of National Newspaper Week.
America's Night Out Against Crime 2015
The local observance of "America's Night Out Against Crime," featuring displays and activities from various law enforcement and emergency response organizations, was held Tuesday night at H.V. Griffin Park.
Art in the Park
The Art in the Park festival was held Saturday on the public square. In conjunction, Episcopal Church of the Redeemer and First United Methodist Church held a blessing of the animals.
Seat belt grant presentation
A presentation was held Oct. 1 at Calsonic Arena to announce a special Tennessee Highway Patrol seat belt enforcement initiative, funded by a grant from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in Bedford and Hawkins counties.
SCHS Homecoming Court 2015
These ladies are Shelbyville Central High School's elected homecoming court for football 2015. They will crown the queen on Friday at 6:30 p.m.
United Way Day of Caring
United Way of Bedford County held its annual "Day of Caring" on Sept. 17. In the morning, representatives of United Way participating companies went out to do volunteer work for local health and human service agencies. Then, those volunteers --...
Flowers for Celebration Way
Senior Solutions Home Care delivered flowers last Wednesday to residents of Celebration Way Assisted Living. Mindee Howard of Bedford Drug delivered word search books and other items as well.
2015 Community High homecoming court
Community High School's candidates for homecoming queen and king, and attendants from the freshman through junior classes have been announced.
The homecoming game is Friday night against East Robertson.
School night at Learning Way
On Sept. 22, Learning Way Elementary held a parent back-to-school night and educational fair. For the first half hour, parents met teachers in their classrooms. Then, parents and students enoyed hot dogs, chips, cookies and water. They browsed...
ComeUnity ministry held a luncheon Thursday to ask pastors and other ministries to come together to serve the community.
Celebration Pet Day 2015
People and critters had fun Saturday during the Celebration Pet Day even at the Bedford County Agriculture Center.
Cascade Reward School party
Cascade Elementary School on Friday celebrated its status as a Reward School for Performance.
Epsilon Sigma Alpha fall fashion show
Shelbyville's Beta Iota Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha recently presented its 37th annual dinner and fashion show at the First United Methodist Church. Carolyn's was the source of the fashions for the evening.
The annual fashion show is the major...
Small Talk: What reality TV show would you like to be on?
Students from Bedford County Learning Academy
'Don't Drink The Water'
The Fly Arts Center will present the farce "Don't Drink The Water," by Woody Allen, Friday through Sunday, and again Sept. 25-26. Show times are 7 p.m. for Friday and Saturday performances, 2 p.m. for the Sunday matinee.
The story is set in the...
Small Talk: What would you give your principal as a birthday present?
Students from Thomas Magnet School, where Dr. LeEllen Carter is principal.
Fifth grade students from Thomas Magnet School made a "freedom quilt" out of pieces of construction paper on which each child wrote or drew his or her idea of freedom.
The quilt was part of a study of the events of September 11, 2001, on Friday,...
Special Olympics soccer 2015
The Special Olympics 25 annual soccer meet was held Thursday at H.V. Griffin Park. The crowd waits for the opening ceremony.
Leadership Bedford held a reception Tuesday at The Fly Arts Center. Shelbyville Central High School students: Sydnee Edwards, Julia Koonce, Savanna McCullough, Bailee Phelps, Tyler Allen, Lexi Sanders, Ally Puckett, Jacie Armstrong, Cerridwen...
Fourth on Labor Day
The annual Independence Day fireworks ceremony, rained out in July, was rescheduled for Labor Day, along with live music and other activities.
Small Talk: What would you name a new planet?
Students from East Side Elementary School
Garden Club presents awards
The Shelbyville Garden club met Aug. 19 at Farm Bureau.
Pat Garrett, a residential energy advisor with DREMC-Energy Conservation, gave the program.
Hats Off To The Celebration
The first "Hats Off To The Celebration" event was held on Saturday, drawing strong participation including a number of different styles of hats, in various sizes, shapes and colors.
Small Talk: What should the school schedule be?
Students from Southside Elementary School.
Chili Pepper River Float 2015
The annual Chili Pepper River Float was held Saturday, Aug. 22.
Flume collapse Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015
A portion of Shelbyville's storm drainage flume collapsed and an previously-affected portion sustained further damage. Heavy rains are thought to have caused the damage near Shelbyville's main police and fire halls.
Ride for Richard Sanches
Family and friends of Richard Sanches held a benefit motorcycle ride on Saturday, Aug. 22.
Prayer Luncheon at Calvary Baptist
Calvary Baptist Church hosted a Bedford County Prayer Luncheon on Tuesday.
First UMC holds yard sale
First United Methodist Church disposed of some surplus items this weekend, with a private sale to church members on Friday and a public sale scheduled for Saturday. The items included place settings and silverware, chairs, pews, office equipment,...
Beef - It's what's for lunch
Farm Credit Mid-America hosted a Beef Appreciation Day on Thursday at the Shelbyville-Bedford County Chamber of Commerce, with chili, desserts and door prizes.
Thomas Magnet celebrates Reward School status
Thomas Magnet School combined its normal assembly with a fire drill, and once students were outside, posed them for a group photo to celebrate the school's designation by the state as a Reward School.
Small Talk: What didn't you get to do this summer?
Students from Boys & Girls Club of Bedford County.
Learning Way Loop
Learning Way Elementary held home visits by faculty and staff on July 31, prior to the start of the school year.
Lunch in Bedford County Schools
Look for special features on lunch -- including school lunches -- in this Sunday's issue of Parade magazine, included with the Times-Gazette.
Small Talk: What will you remember most about SACP?
Students who've participated in the School-Age Care Program this summer offer some remembrances.
Salamander Stroll returns
Southside Elementary held its annual Salamander Stroll on Thursday night. According to art teacher Andrea McTigue, students could be found in their yards, riding their bikes or looking out their windows anxiously awaiting their teachers' visits.
Back to school for county's teachers
An in-service day was held Monday for Bedford County teachers.
Small Talk: What would you add to summer camp next year?
Campers from the Shelbyville Parks & Recreation Department's summer program.
Summer reading finale
Children and parents gathered for the Summer Reading Group Grand Finale at the Shelbyville-Bedford County Public Library. Events included a water slide, bean bag toss, dunking booth, and more.
Two local garden club meetings
Recent meetings of Shelbyville Garden Club and Town and Country Garden Club.
Bedford County Fair Coffee
The Bedford County Fair hosted a Chamber coffee Tuesday at the Shelbyville-Bedford County Chamber of Commerce. The fair is July 27-Aug. 1.
Mt. Olivet UMC Ice Cream Supper
Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church, between Shelbyville and Wartrace, has held a fund-raising ice cream and hamburger supper for decades, with hamburgers, hot dogs and homemade ice cream. This year's event was held on July 18.
Flat Creek hamburger supper
Rain forced Flat Creek Community Club's annual hamburger supper indoors, but a good time was still had by all. The club meets the first Saturday of each month.
Fairest of the Fair
The Bedford County Fairest of the Fair Pageant will be held Saturday at Shelbyville Central High School. Younger age divisions begin at 11 a.m. and run through the afternoon. Young Miss Bedford County Fair competition will begin at 6 p.m., while the...
2015 Tennessee State Championship Chili Cook-off
The Tennessee State Championship Chili Cook-off and the First Square Fair were a spicy hit on Saturday, a hot day filled with chili, hot dogs and Boss Dogs (a dog contest).
Canine Carnival & Adoption Day
Shelbyville Animal Control hosted a Canine Carnival & Adoption Day on Saturday at the Celebration grounds.
Small Talk: What exciting thing would you like to do someday?
Participants in the Shelbyville Parks and Recreation Summer Camp.
Bus drivers honored for perfect attendance
Local banks donated $50 checks on Tuesday to school bus drivers who had perfect attendance last school year.
Small Talk: Who would you like to trade places with for a day?
Students from Boys & Girls Club of Bedford County.
Steeled and ready: Guitar player Larry Allen
See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2210087.html.
Veterans barbecue lunch
Calvary Baptist Church held its annual barbecue lunch for veterans Wednesday prior to the Patriotic Parade and Rally.
God and Country parade, rally
A small crowd gathered on the Shelbyville square for a patriotic parade and rally Wednesday night. A parade was followed by Christian music and guest speakers. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2210147.html.
Duck River Cleanup 2015
The annual volunteer effort took place on June 27. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2209331.html.
Liberty Lions Club Horse Show
The Liberty Lions Club held their 16th annual horse show Friday, June 19 at the Bedford County Agricultural Center.
21st Annual RC Cola / Moon Pie Festival
The annual celebration of two sweet Southern treats in Bell Buckle, including a 10-mile run, a parade, and other festivities. Ron Howes and Vicki Yates of WTVF-TV were crowned RC King and Moon Pie Queen.