Bowling over cancer
The Walmart team in the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life held a bowling fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 21 at Shelbvyille Bowl.
Salute to FFA
Various activities of local FFA chapters.
Brothers in Sound: Cataldos take their music seriously
See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2165832.html and the video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=611zibXXSZA.
Black History Coffee
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
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...
History In Art
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....
Small Talk: How much does it cost to mail a letter?
Students from East Side Elementary School.
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
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
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
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
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
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
Thomas Magnet salutes the military
The past week, Thomas Magnet School had their monthly APES day, where students switch classrooms and work on various projects with a particular lesson in mind.
This day involved learning about the Armed Forces and other aspects of our lives as...
SCHS basketball homecoming pep rally 2015
SCHS held its basketball homecoming pep rally on Friday, Jan. 23, 2015.
Students, parents and mentors packed Shelbyville Central High School's auditorium Wednesday to learn about Tennessee Promise, which will give free tuition for select colleges. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2159262.html.
Chamber Ambassador training
Shelbyville & Bedford County Chamber of Commerce held a half-day retreat this week for volunteers in the Chamber Ambassador program. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2158709.html
Brenna Stowell and Carol Walker make items for a booth at the Antique, Art & Collectibles Mall. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2158396.html.
2015 MLK Day Luncheon
Gilliland Historical Resource Center held its third annual Martin Luther King Jr. luncheon on Monday at the Blue Ribbon Circle on the Celebration grounds. Anthony Booker of Bird Street Church of Christ was the guest speaker.
The theme was "Keeping...
Singing out for Woman's Club
Men from First United Methodist Church stepped in on short notice to provide musical entertainment at the January meeting of Shelbyville Woman's Club. Another local group had to cancel at the last moment. The group included Andy Borders, Jon Brock,...
Sunday Conversation: Edwin Fannin
See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2156901.html
Visions come alive: Grissom brothers turn dreams into realities
See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2156904.html.
Woman's Club hears from First UMC musicians
Men from First United Methodist Church stepped in on short notice to provide the entertainment for Shelbyville Woman's Club's monthly meeting Wednesday,
Another local group was forced to cancel at the last minute.
The women clearly enjoyed the...
Help for homeschoolers
Bedford County Homeschool Enrichment Program is run by parents who homeschool their children and allows them to share resources, hold joint classes and socialize.
Community High School celebrates homecoming
Community High School will hold its basketball homecoming ceremony Saturday,
The ceremony will begin at 3:15 p.m. with the games against Houston County starting at 4:00.
Senior attendants are candidates for homecoming king and queen.
Our favorite photos of 2014
Each member of the Times-Gazette newsroom staff was asked to pick out his or her three favorite photos taken during 2014.
Daryl & Nikita Graham
See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2152533.html.
Countdown to noon
Students from Red Rover Preschool on West Cedar Street celebrated the coming of the New Year at noon on Wednesday, since midnight is likely a little bit past their bedtime. They gave 2015 an early with noisemakers and homemade shakers. Right after...
Eakin visits Glen Oaks
Third graders from Eakin Elementary School visited Glen Oaks Health & Rehabilitation on Dec. 17 to bring holiday cheer to the residents. The students sang carols they had learned in Lisa Crunk's music class and gave out cards they'd made in Carrie...
Christy's Cuddlies makes its deliveries
The Christy's Cuddlies team made its annual trip around town to brighten the faces of elderly folks on Dec. 20. Residents at Christian Care Center of Bedford County and Glen Oaks received special treats and goodies from Christy Warren and her...
Eakin Gift Yard sale
Eakin Elementary School held a yard sale for its students this month, allowing them to purchase gifts for family members using tokens they'd earned for good behavior instead of money.
Community volunteers, including members of Volunteer Garden...
Small Talk: Naughty and Nice
Students from Learning Way Elementary School
Donated toys bring smiles
The children at the Boys and Girls Club of Shelbyville were excited Monday for their chance to meet Santa and pick out a toy from the donations received by Toys for Tots.
Deck the Halls
Vivian Fazio always goes all-out for Christmas, decorating her entire home with festive china villages, trees and more. The native of France has lived in Shelbyville about nine and a half years and is married to Anthony Fazio.
Toy giveaway 2014
City Outreach Ministries held its annual toy distribution on Saturday, Dec. 20.
Small Talk: If Santa had no sleigh....
Students from Cascade Middle School
County offices celebrate Christmas
The county fee offices located in the U.S. Bank building on the north side of the square -- county clerk, property assessor, register of deeds and trustee -- held Christmas receptions on Friday, with each office putting out its own lavish spread of...
Songs of the season
Liberty School's fifth grade band, conducted by Thomas Chesnut, performed for the first time in front of an audience on Wednesday, along with the Voices Of ?Liberty, directed by Susan Hamm.
First Community Bank celebrates employees
First Community Bank recently celebrated employee serve awards. The employee service awards were presented at the company's annual Christmas dinner held on Dec. 5 at the Bell Buckle Banquet Hall.
Rocking with Santa for Relay
Santa stopped by the Times-Gazette on Saturday to have his photo made with boys and girls as a fund-raiser for "Press Power," the T-G's team in the American Cancer Society Relay For Life.
Warm feelings about a chili trip
Dicky Thorpe, who won a statewide International Chili Society cookoff in Shelbyville, traveled west to compete in the ICS championships in Las Vegas and at a chili cookoff in Terlingua, Texas. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2146557.html
Decked out with detail
The Shelbyville Satellite Group, part of Cheekwood Chapter of the Embroiderer's Guild of America, decorated a Christmas tree last week in the lobby of Pinnacle Bank in Shelbyville. It's the 29th year in a row that the group has done this -- they...
Go Gold for Hines
Community Elementary School held a rally Thursday for Hines Rotriga from Wheeling, West Virginia. Hines is fighting Stage IV neuroblastoma. Wheeling is the hometown of Community Principal Christina Fox. Students and staff made Hines a banner and...
Holiday entertainment at Christian Care
Residents at Christian Care Center of Bedford County enjoyed a week full of exciting events. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2146582.html
Wrapping up some holiday cheer
Volunteers gathered at Shelbyville Recreation Center to wrap holiday presents for Bedford County Autism group.
Christmas comes to Wartrace
Wartrace citizens gathered last Friday for the town's Christmas tree lighting. Festive singing rang out as the holiday season went into full swing.
Back to Thailand for Lewis
Earlier this fall, Ted Lewis of Shelbyville made another visit to Home of Blessing, a refuge in Thailand which Lewis and his wife Ann have supported since 2003. During this year's trip, he specifically asked his guide to take him to an area of...