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Saturday, Apr. 25, 2015

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2015 Special Olympics (04/22/15)
Organ donor awareness (04/22/15)
April is organ donation awareness month. A number of businesses and offices at the Bedford County Courthouse have decorated their spaces in honor of the month, and are providing information on how to become a donor.
Organ donor awareness coffee (04/22/15)
The annual organ donor awareness coffee was held on Tuesday, April 21 at the Shelbyville-Bedford County Chamber of Commerce. The Shelbyville Rotary Club hosts the coffee.
Run for the Ranch 5K (04/21/15)
Community photos 4/21/15 (04/21/15)
T-G Community Yard Sale (04/19/15)
2015 Reagan Day Dinner (04/19/15)
The Republican Party of Bedford County held its annual Reagan Day Dinner on Thursday, April 16 at the Blue Ribbon Circle.
Woman's Club play (04/18/15)
Oath of office (04/16/15)
U.S. Navy Reserve chaplain Lt. Jason Porter takes his oath of office Tuesday, April 14 at First Community Bank. Porter is being activated to the U.S. Navy. He said he does not yet know where or when he will serve, but he has requested to wait until...
Texting and driving (04/15/15)
Local emergency services agencies do an outreach program in schools every year in the week leading up to the Rewarding Our Kids (R.O.K.) Concert. Last Friday, two of the schools they visited were Shelbyville Central and Harris Middle. The program...
R.O.K. 2015 (04/14/15)
The 2015 Rewarding Our Kids (R.O.K.) Concert was Saturday, April 11.
Bark For Life (04/12/15)
The first-ever local Bark For Life was held Saturday, April 11 at the Bedford County Agriculture Center. It was an outgrowth of the Relay For Life and benefited the American Cancer Society.
Community photos 4/12/15 (04/10/15)
Community photos 4/10/15 (04/10/15)
First Baptist Church egg hunt (04/08/15)
First Baptist Church (Depot Street) held an egg hunt Saturday, April 4 at Walnut Ridge Farms.
Fifty Cent Auction egg hunt (04/07/15)
Fifty Cent held an egg hunt Saturday, April 4 at the Bedford County Ag Center.
Walk for Christ 2015 (04/06/15)
Learning Way third graders speak their minds (04/05/15)
Third grade students from Ali Wilcox, Jessica Barnett, Melissa Horn, Whitley Troutman, and Danielle Presley's reading classes at Learning Way Elementary worked on speeches during class and at home to give to their principals or cafeteria staff. The...
Small Talk: What is your best subject in school? (04/05/15)
Students from East Side Elementary School.
Stations of the Cross (04/04/15)
The annual, interdenominational Stations of the Cross observance was held in Shelbyville on Friday, April 3, 2015.
Glen Oaks Convalescent Center Easter Egg Hunt (04/04/15)
Glen Oaks Convalescent Center of Shelbyville held its annual Easter Egg Hunt on Friday, April 3, 2015.
Staff photos 4/3/15 (04/03/15)
Liberty Idol (04/03/15)
Talent roams the halls of Liberty School, and students proved it at the annual Liberty Idol contest recently.
Staff photos 4/2/15 (04/02/15)
Staff photos 4/1/15 (04/01/15)
Small Talk: What should the Easter Bunny bring to your house? (04/01/15)
Students from Learning Way Elementary School.
Small Talk: What would you like to do during spring break? (03/29/15)
Students from Community Elementary School.
TCAT Tennessee Reconnect Open House (03/28/15)
Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Shelbyville held an open house on Saturday to promote the Tennessee Reconnect program, a state grant program to assist adults seeking a new skill or credential from TCAT facilities across the state. Visitors...
Wild Beast Feast (03/26/15)
Community High School's FFA held a Wild Beast Feast last week to raise funds.
A different kind of senior prom (03/26/15)
Carriage House Inn and The Heart Remembers hosted a prom for seniors last Friday.
Staff photos 3/25/15 (03/25/15)
Daffodil Day 2015 (03/24/15)
Yellow flowers painted the streets of Bell Buckle Saturday during the 38th annual Daffodil Day. This annual event was named in honor of the thousands of daffodils that line the roads and farmlands for a 6-mile stretch of State Highway 82 leading...
Styles of the season come to life (03/22/15)
Shelbyville Woman's Club hosted a fashion show presented by Carolyn Matusek of Carolyn's dress shop in Shelbyville.
Hee Haw & Howdy is coming (03/22/15)
The annual "Hee Haw & Howdy" revue benefits the American Cancer Society Relay For Life and is organized by the Strength In Numbers Relay team. The show, a Bedford County tradition since the 1970s, is a tribute to the classic TV show, with its mix of...
Community photos 3/21/15 (03/21/15)
Community Photos 3/19/15 (03/19/15)
MTBN Meeting (03/18/15)
Community photos 3/18/15 (03/18/15)
2015 Celebrity Waiter Luncheon (03/17/15)
The annual Celebrity Waiter Luncheon, with proceeds going to the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life of Bedford County, was held Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at the fellowship hall of First Baptist Church on Depot Street. An auction was also held.
Fire truck driving simulator used at academy (03/17/15)
A driving simulator which recreates the experience of driving a fire truck in traffic was part of "Horsepower Weekend" at the Tennessee Fire Service and Codes Enforcement Academy.
Community photos 3/17/15 (03/17/15)
EMS Youth Academy Class of 2015 (03/17/15)
Bedford County Emergency Medical Services held its third EMS Youth Academy recently. A total of 15 teenagers learned about, and in some cases got hands-on training in, a variety of first aid-related skills during the 11-week class. Select-Tech, a...
Boys & Girls Club Open House (03/16/15)
Youth Leadership Bedford sponsored an open house at the Boys & Girls Club of Bedford County on Friday, March 13, 2015.
Small Talk: What period of time would you have liked to live in? (03/15/15)
Students from Bedford County Learning Academy.
Selma: A bridge to the future (03/15/15)
Local resident Sarah Hunt attended the 50-year commemoration of the Selma-to-Montgomery Voting Rights March of 1965. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2175251.html.
Wood comes alive: McGee's figurines depict southern life (03/15/15)
Woodworker Grady McGee carves these whimsical representations. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2175024.html
Staff photos 3/15/15 (03/14/15)
Tearing it down (03/13/15)
A building at East Lane and Deery streets sits in the process of being demolished.
Career Day at Motlow College (03/13/15)
Representatives of the Times-Gazette were among the speakers at Shelbyville Rotary Club's annual Career Day for Bedford County students, held Wednesday at Motlow State Community College. See video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V8s2RbbEN28.
Fashion show at Scott UMC (03/12/15)
The men of Scott United Methodist Church held their first-ever fashion show last Saturday at Harris Middle School to benefit the church.
Staff photos 3/11/15 (03/11/15)
Community photos 3/11/15 (03/11/15)
Bell Buckle Fire Department Chili Cookoff (03/10/15)
The Bell Buckle Fire Department Chili Cookoff is always a popular event. The ninth annual cookoff was held on Saturday, March 7.
DAR presents history contest winners (03/10/15)
On Sunday, Feb. 15, the DAR held its annual George Washington Tea to present the winners of their annual American History contest. The George Washington Tea is held each February to award the winners of the annual American History and Good Citizen...
Stitching Memories of Seuss (03/08/15)
The Shelbyville Satellite Group to the Cheekwood Chapter of the Embroiderer's Guild of America recently distributed bookmarks to students at Southside Elementary. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2173135.html.
Slick moves on a slick day (03/07/15)
The snow brought out the sledders. Using coolers to car floor mats to traditional sleds, they flocked to the floodgate near Shelbyville City Hall for a day of fun in the snow.
Post office employees brave ice (03/07/15)
Mail carriers at the Shelbyville post office load their vehicles on the icy morning of Thursday, March 4, 2015.
Community photos 3/6/15 (03/06/15)
Staff photos 3/5/15 (03/05/15)
Community photos 3/5/15 (03/05/15)
Memories live in old church (03/04/15)
Demolition continues on the Bell Buckle First Baptist Church. According to the Tennessee Preservation Trust, the building was constructed in the late 1800s and originally functioned as the Bell Buckle Presbyterian Church. Used for services up...
Dr. Seuss works out (03/04/15)
"Use your imagination," East Side Elementary physical education teacher Valerie Ward said. Then it became clear. The Dr. Seuss-themed exercises Tuesday made perfect sense. First graders enjoyed workouts based on the Seuss classics "Green Eggs and...
Staff photos 3/4/15 (03/04/15)
School kids refocus after weather disruptions (03/04/15)
With two weeks off due to the ice and snow, Liberty School students seemed to be glad to be back in class, even though another round of cold stuff could be on the way. Principal Cort Huffman said the kids are usually more focused after a long break....
Staff photos 3-3-15 (03/03/15)
Chili, chocolate and chicken delights (03/03/15)
Delightful dishes to satisfy virtually every craving were available at Saturday's Triple C -- Chili, Chocolate and Chicken -- competition at the Fly Arts Center. Proceeds went to the Our Town program and the Fly.
Ms. Wheelbilly pageant (03/02/15)
The Wheelbillies team in the American Cancer Society Relay For Life held its annual "Ms. Wheelbilly" pageant on Saturday at Liberty School. This tongue-in-cheek event features men and boys in pageant dresses, working the crowd for donations. A...
Small Talk: Were you bored on your snow days last week? (03/01/15)
Students from the School-Age Care Program.
Staff photos 2/27/15 (02/27/15)
Community photos 2/27/15 (02/27/15)
Community photos 2/26/15 (02/26/15)
Staff photos 2/26/15 (02/26/15)
Bowling over cancer (02/26/15)
The Walmart team in the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life held a bowling fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 21 at Shelbvyille Bowl.
Staff photos 2-25-15 (02/25/15)
Salute to FFA (02/24/15)
Various activities of local FFA chapters.
Community photos 2/22/15 (02/21/15)
Community photos 2/20/15 (02/20/15)
Community photos 2/17/15 (02/17/15)
17th annual Habitat Ball (02/15/15)
Brothers in Sound: Cataldos take their music seriously (02/15/15)
See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2165832.html and the video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=611zibXXSZA.
Staff photos 2/15/15 (02/14/15)
Community photos 2/13/14 (02/13/15)
Black History Coffee (02/12/15)
The Shelbyville and Vicinity Club recently hosted the Black History Coffee meeting. During the event a short trivia game was played and whoever guessed the correct answer was awarded a prize. Also, those attending were entered for a door prize....
Ham Day at Traders Bank (02/12/15)
Ham Day brought out the crowds Wednesday morning at Traders Bank. Visitors enjoyed not only ham but also chicken and jelly on their fresh biscuits at the sixth annual event. Young and old also played cornhole with those who hit the target winning...
Community photos 2/12/15 (02/11/15)
History In Art (02/10/15)
Margaret Little displayed a number of her pen and ink drawings of historical landmarks on Monday at the Shelbyville-Bedford County Senior Citizens Center. Members competed to guess what each landmark was, such as the old hospital on Madison Street....
Community Photos 2/10/15 (02/10/15)
Cascade H.S. Black Light Pep Rally (02/09/15)
Small Talk: How much does it cost to mail a letter? (02/08/15)
Students from East Side Elementary School.
Commnity photos 2-6-15 (02/06/15)
Community photos 2/5/15 (02/05/15)
Senior's learn how to Tai Chi (02/04/15)
Fire prevention (02/04/15)
The Tennessee State Fire Marshal's Office recognized the statewide winners of the 2014 Fire Prevention Poster Contest on Saturday. The theme was "Smoke Alarms Save Lives: Test Yours Every Month." The winners got to interact with fire safety...
'Anne Frank' at Harris (02/03/15)
The Nashville Ballet Co. presented "The Diary of Anne Frank" on Monday to eighth-grade students at Harris Middle School. The students had recently read the story.
Trivia on the Fly (02/03/15)
The Fly held its first-ever Trivia on the Fly event on Saturday. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2162700.html.
Relay For Life kickoff party (02/02/15)
The American Cancer Society Relay For Life in Bedford County held a Winter Wonderland-themed kickoff party on Saturday at Bedford County Agriculture and Education Center. Teams are being recruited for the actual Relay For Life event, which will be...
FCE members share love with CCC residents (01/30/15)
with residents The Town & Country FCE Club visited Christian Care Center of Bedford County to help create Valentine's Day decorations Jan. 27 for some of the residents and the facility in general. Janelle Douglas brought a variety of cut paper...
Habitat Patrons and Sponsors Party 2014 (01/30/15)
The annual Bedford Builds Habitat for Humanity Patrons and Sponsors Party was held last Saturday evening at the home of Dr. Lynette Adams in Shelbyville. The party serves as a way to thank various local sponsors who typically donate enough...
Senior Bowling League (01/30/15)
Staff photos 1/30/15 (01/30/15)