Liberty Idol November 2015
Liberty School held Liberty Idol talent show Tuesday, Nov. 24.
Small Talk: How to cook a turkey
Students from Learning Way Elementary
Learning Way Readers' Theater Feast
Learning Way Elementary School held its first annual Readers' Theater Feast on Nov. 17.
Students and families went to their individual classrooms to make a puppet and listen to a story read by the teacher. Students then acted out the story with...
Great Canned Food Drive 2015
Shelbyville Central High School's Great Canned Food Drive ended Monday. It had a "Lion King" theme. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2253265.html.
Small Talk: What would you like to learn how to do?
Students from East Side Elementary School.
Grasping success: Jiu jitsu group makes all the right moves
See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2251885.html.
Small Talk: If you could be a bug ....
Students from Southside Elementary School.
Homes of Hope banquet
Homes of Hope of Bedford County held its annual fundraising banquet on Thursday. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2250083.html.
More Veterans Day photos
Community schools, Harris Middle School and Victory Baptist Academy held Veterans Day services Wednesday.
Missing... but not forgotten
A POW-MIA ceremony was held at The Moving Wall during its visit to Bell Bucile. Members of the Smyrna chapter of Rolling Thunder, a group of motorcyclists who ride to honor veterans, conducted the ceremony. See the story at...
The Moving Wall 2015
The traveling replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., visited Bell Buckle, allowing veterans, families and anyone else to experience a point of contact with those lost during the war. See the story at...
Veterans Day Parade and 5K
Bedford County Veterans Day Parade was held Saturday, preceded by the Bedford Cancer Foundation's Veterans Day 5K along the same route. See video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hYV-e7HgVss.
United Way held its 10th annual Child Safety Fun Fair on Saturday.
Trick or Treat
Downtown square merchants gave out lots of candy to trick-or-treaters on Saturday.
Soldier care packages
Joey Hobbs and Ashley Sand are partnering with Shelbyville Walmart to send care packages to deployed soldiers and homeless veterans. Walmart will accept donations until Nov. 13.
Thomas Career Day
Thomas Magnet School held Career Day on Monday, Oct. 19.
Community Health Fair
The Community Health Fair was held at Celebration Way on Thursday, Oct. 22. More than 20 vendors offered information about a range of topics from funeral pre-planning to hospice care to information about physical therapy. Participants were allowed...
Empty Bowls luncheon
The sixth annual Empty Bowls Luncheon was held Thursday at First Baptist Church, benefitting Fresh Start Center and Women of Grace Ministries. Attendees received a potato soup lunch and also took home a handmade pottery bowl from their table. The...
Duck River Fest
The annual Duck River Fest was held Wednesday at River Bottom Park. Fifth-graders from area schools learned about such topics as water treatment, aquatic life and river safety. The materials are geared toward education standards and students will...
39th Annual Webb School Art & Craft Fair - Sunday
Thousands enjoyed the second day of the 39th Annual Webb School Art & Craft Fair on Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015.
Small Talk: If your school had a band....
Students from Thomas Magnet School.
39th Annual Webb School Art & Craft Fair
The 39th Annual Webb School Art and Craft Festival took place this weekend in Bell Buckle, drawing tens of thousands of shoppers from across the midstate and beyond.
Jimmy Wayne concert
Recording artist and New York Times bestselling author Jimmy Wayne appeared Thursday night at Shelbyville Central High School for a concert to benefit Junior's House, a child advocacy center which recently opened a satellite location in Shelbyville....
Roni Stoneman in Flat Creek
Bluegrass legend and former "Hee Haw" cast member Roni Stoneman brought her banjo to the Flat Creek Community Center's September potluck supper.
Stoneman, backed by The Donegan Band, thrilled the large crowd, many of which stood in line to have...
Australian Shepherd Club of America
The Australian Shepherd Club of America's championship, the National Specialty Show, is taking place at the Celebration. Events began this weekend and continue through Saturday.
Small Talk: Choose your own bedtime
Students from East Side Elementary School.
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.