2016 Shelbyville Central High Prom
Central High School's gym was transformed into a Hollywood scene at the Bright Lights in the Big City-themed prom Friday, April 15, 2016.
Students received the red carpet treatment, starring as the headliners from the entrance to the dance floor in...
Administrative Professionals Day at the T-G
In honor of Administrative Professional Day, which was officially Wednesday the Times-Gazette's Becky McBee has treated her administrative staff to little clever treats all week long.
Bedford County Youth Art Show 2016
The Fly Cultural Arts building was packed Sunday, April 24 with viewers at the Bedford County Youth Art Show. Approximately 1,500 attended, organizers said, with many saying they were extremely impressed by the display of talent found in one room.
Hee Haw & Howdy preview 2016
Rehearsals were held Monday night for the annual "Hee Haw & Howdy" show, benefitting the American Cancer Society, scheduled for Friday and Saturday at Shelbyville Central High School.
Cruise-In time on the square
Celebration City Car Club's first Cruise-In of 2016 was held Friday night on the Shelbyville square. Cruise-ins, featuring collector cars and live music, are held the fourth Saturday of each month from April through October.
Community Field Day 2016
Community Elementary students enjoyed a fun-filled Field Day on April 15.
A sobering lesson
Cascade High School students learned a serious lesson April 6 when a mock car crash reminded of the dangers of drinking and driving on prom night. Melea Vaughn, Sydney Smith, Taylor Reynolds Bower and Faith Correvou portrayed crash victims in the...
Lonestar visits airport
Country music band Lonestar filmed a portion of their new video "Never Enders" Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at Shelbyville Municipal Airport. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2297335.html.
Fans salute Viqueens 2016
The Community Viqueens' history-making 2015-2016 basketball season, which ended with a trip to the Class A State Tournament, was saluted Sunday, April 10 with a reception in the school cafeteria.
Walking for Cancer 2016
Bedford Cancer Foundation held its annual Walking For Cancer Horse Show fundraiser Saturday at Champions Arena.
Cascade prom night 2016
Cascade students enjoyed a spectacular night of dancing and other treats at their 2016 Senior Prom last Saturday at Grace Valley Farms.
Small Talk: What have you learned in kindergarten?
Students from Southside Elementary School.
Special music for a special audience
Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church, in cooperation with Skills Development Services, hosted a singing on April 10 for those with special needs. Danny McCorkle of Gallatin was the featured singer, with local favorites Johnny Reed and Rhonda Nerren...
Spring Sweeties 2016
The Shelbyville Jaycees held their Spring Sweetie Pageant on March 26.
Mock DUI accident
Emergency services agencies and Shelbyville Central High School students staged a mock DUI accident Tuesday morning in front of the school to remind students of the dangers of driving drunk. The two-vehicle "accident" happened after a prom.
Caregiver Relief Program pancake supper 2016
The 15th annual pancake supper to benefit Caregiver Relief Program of Bedford County was held Tuesday at First United Methodist Church.
The program benefits families dealing with Alzheimer's disease. Funds raised help provide nursing support and...
Magician Alan Kazam recently visited both Thomas Magnet School and Learning Way Elementary.
π gets around at HMS
Students in Amanda Spain's 8th grade math class at Harris Middle School spent four days researching and studying the mathematical constant pi and its uses. Some students memorized the digits of pi, advertised pi day, baked a pi(e) and solved for...
Small Talk: Something fun at SACP during Spring Break
Students spending spring break in the School-Age Care Program.
Community High School prom
Community High students enjoyed a night full of special 'moments' at their prom, with a theme of "In This Moment," Friday night at Grace Valley Farms.
Tablescapes to enhance Easter meals
Town and Country Garden Club held its March meeting at River Bend Country Club with Ann Farrar and Dot Tune serving as hostesses. Club members worked in groups to present tablescapes with an Easter theme.
Prom-bound students get graphic safety reminders
The Prom Promise event was held on Monday, March 21. Organized by Community High School student resource officer Tracey Harvey, it involved students and personnel from the Tennessee Highway Patrol Special Programs Division, Bedford County Sheriff's...
Stations of the Cross 2016
Annual Good Friday observance in which participants walk from the steps of First Presbyterian Church to the steps of Bedford County Courthouse. See video online at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n4Fjw_E75HY.
Superheroes power their way through 5K
The second annual Round It UP Mark Kelly Have Hope 5K run & 1K walk was held March 19.
Small Talk: Give your school a new name and mascot
Students from East Side Elementary School.
Spring style shines at Woman's Club
The Shelbyville Woman's Club was treated to a fashion show of spring styles from Carolyn's on Wednesday, March 9. Carolyn Matusek, the store's owner, described each outfit as 10 models walked the "runway" at River Bend Country Club. This season...
Happy 25th (times two), Teresa!
The Times-Gazette celebrated the th birthday of our own Teresa Ward on March 16.
Daffodil Day 2016
Bell Buckle held its 39th annual Daffodil Day on March 19. The annual celebration of all things green and growing includes the town's recertification as a Tree City USA by the National Arbor Day Foundation, as well as a flower show, vendors and...
2016 Relay For Life Celebrity Waiter Luncheon
A crowd gathered for the annual Celebrity Waiter Luncheon, benefiting the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life of Bedford County, on Tuesday at First Baptist Church's fellowhip hall. Thousands of dollars were raised through "tips" to "waiters"...
Deery Street house fire
Shelbyville firefighters spent several hours Tuesday, March 15, 2016 attacking a blaze at the home of the Tom Dalton family on Deery Street. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2286743.html.
Teaching, not training, is the essence of faith
Marty Gordon of Gordon View Farm used a mule to make a point about the difference between rote religion and true spirituality during a program Sunday night for the Bedford County United Methodist Laity Club, which met this month at Mt. Lebanon...
Small Talk: What is your favorite movie?
Students from Community Middle School.
Squared away: Crowd gets down at Halls Mill dance
Halls Mill Triangle Community Club held a square dance last month, harkening back to an earlier day when square dances were a regular event at the club. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2283234.html.
A celebration of reading across America
National Read Across America Day was held March 2, the birthday of Theodore "Dr. Seuss" Geisel. The Shelbyville Satellite Group of the Cheekwood Chapter EGA in Nashville, presented bookmarks to students at Cascade Elementary. See the story at...
The circus comes to town
Garden Bros. Circus made a recent series of weekend performances at Calsonic Arena on the Celebration grounds.
Chili, Chocolate, chicken: Yummm!
The third annual Chili, Chocolate and Chicken festival was held Feb. 27 at The Fly Arts Center. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2282901.html.
Second Harvest distribution
Church on Depot Street
held a Second Harvest
Food Bank of Middle
Friday, Feb 26, 2016. (T-G Photos by Jason Reynolds)
United Way section 2016
Photos from our annual United Way supplement.
Small Talk: If you could change your first name....
Children from Boys & Girls Club of Bedford County.
National CTE Letter of Intent Signing Day
The National CTE Letter of Intent Signing Day was Thursday, Feb. 18. The Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Shelbyville was one of 14 technical colleges across the nation signing up some of the most talented technically minded high school...
Habitat Ball 2016
The Bedford Builds Habitat for Humanity Ball was held Saturday, Feb. 13.
Small Talk: Something special for Mom on Valentine's Day
Students from Learning Way Elementary School.
School may have been out Tuesday due to the snowfall, but downtown was open for business.
Small Talk: Your favorite part of the Bill of Rights
Students from Cascade Elementary School. See the related story here.
Small Talk: The ultimate Super Bowl party
Students from Thomas Magnet School
100 days = Party Time!
Kelly Mayo's kindergarten class at Community Elementary celebrated the 100th day of school on Thursday, Jan. 28 with fun activities and a celebration of the number 100.
Class members are Blake Arrasmith, Corrin Carothers, Landon Crick, Chloe...
Trivia on the Fly 2016
The second annual Trivia on The Fly was held Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016.
Government night at Flat Creek Community Club
Local leaders were in the spotlight at January's Flat Creek Community Club dinner.
Those representing Bedford County mingled with and spoke to the crowd.
The club meets the first Saturday of each month.
Small Talk: Super Bowl predictions
Students from the School-Age Care program at Learning Way Elementary.
Cascade High School's Spanish Honor Society is teaming up with the Hispanic community through a program called "AMIGOS." This is a community service program that allows students to engage in cross-cultural friendships. The students will learn more...