Fall Fashion visits Woman's Club
Jennifer Jordan Thompson of J. Jordan's brought her fashion expertise, six models and three assistants to the October meeting of the Shelbyville Woman's Club for an overview of what's important for this season and beyond. The models for this show...
Active shooter/mass casualty drill
Members of Shelbyville and Bedford County emergency departments gathered at Tennessee College of Applied Technology on Thursday for a drill simulating the presence of two active shooters at the school.
Russ & Tori Taff's Bell Buckle Weekend 2016
Russ Taff, a member of the Gospel Music Hall of Fame and winner of multiple Grammy and Dove awards, and his wife Tori hosted a fan weekend in their adopted home town of Bell Buckle.
Epsilon Sigma Alpha fall fashion show 2016
The Beta Iota Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha held its 38th annual fashion show and dinner Tuesday night at First United Methodist Church's fellowship hall. The Shelbyville chapter, formed in 1957, has been hosting this fashion show with Carolyn's as...
Mt. Lebanon UMC Homecoming 2016
Mt. Lebanon United Methodist Church held homecoming Sunday. Past and present song leaders and pianists were recognized.
Duck RiverFest 2016
The annual Duck RiverFest, held Tuesday, provided students an opportunity to learn about river safety, wildlife, conservation and other topics.
Times-Gazette National Newspaper Week Coffee
The Times-Gazette hosted the Chamber of Commerce Coffee Hour on Tuesday in honor of National Newspaper Week.
SCHS Class of 1966 reunion
Shelbyville Central High School Class of 1966 held its 50-year class reunion July 23 at the Bell Buckle Banquet Hall. Over 150 classmates and spouses attended the event, which was catered by the Bell Buckle Café with music by My Escape. Senior...
Man on the Street
If you could be invisible for one day or fly for one day, which would you choose and what would you do?
Halls Mill Sorghum Squeeze 2016
The annual Halls Mill Sorghum Squeeze is a community festival built around a demonstration of making sorghum syrup. See video at https://youtu.be/5H0Mn42nok8.
ROcKfest 2016 shakes it up
The Ag Center was abuzz all day Saturday as many in the area enjoyed the various attractions leading up to a rocking night. There was plenty to keep RoCKFEST 2016 festival goers busy. From hot chicken to henna tattoos, the grounds drew a crowd that...
Harris homecoming pep rally
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.
Man on the Street
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
Former WWE wrestler and manager Dutch Mantell 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...
Hot dog networking
The Chamber Ambassadors' Business Bedford & Hot Dog Lunch was held Thursday at the Chamber office.
Man on the Street: What would you do with a million?
"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
Cascade Elementary School held a grandparents day Wednesday and Thursday. Pictured are visitors, students, and faculty and staff on Wednesday.
Celebration WGC Night 2016
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
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
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
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.
Pancakes, served with love
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...
Hats Off to the Celebration
Hats Off to the Celebration was held Saturday, Aug. 27.
Interdenominational worship service at the Celebration
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.
Getting ready for the big show
Preparation in the barn area for the 78th Annual Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration.
Celebration Hat Night preview
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...
Spirited debate over horse issue
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...
Salamander Stroll / Back to school at Southside
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
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
The 4-H chick chain sale was held Monday night at the Bedford County Ag Center.
Small Talk: What does the Vice President do?
Students from Bedford County School-Age Care Program.
Garden club meets
Shelbyville Garden Club held its July meeting.
Small Talk: What would you name a walking horse?
Students from the School-Age Care Program.
Grounded but still having a good time
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.
Fairest of the Fair 2016
The "Fairest of the Fair" pageants were held July 16 at Shelbyville Central High School.
Bedford County Fair 2016
This gallery will be updated throughout the week -- check back for additional photos.
Liberty ready for new year
Liberty School teachers were busy in July getting their classrooms ready for the new academic year.
Century Farms 2016
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
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
The Bedford County Sharp Shooters has been busy competing in events, including the Daisy National BB Gun Competition in Rogers, Arkansas.
SACP talent show
The School Age Care Program held a talent show Thursday.
Fairest of the Fair
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.
Share Fair highlights thrifty crafts
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
The annual Independence Day celebration in Shelbyville.
Small Talk: What do you wish Summer Camp had?
Campers from Shelbyville Recreation Center Summer Camp.
God & Country rally 2016
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...
Small Talk: What job do you not want when you grow up?
Members of Boys & Girls Club of Bedford County.
Community photos 6/26/16
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
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...
Car show funds youth group trip
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
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.