2014 Festival of Trees
The Fly Arts Center hosted the Festival of Trees and Holiday Bazaar on Saturday.
Press Power craft fair
"Press Power," the Times-Gazette's team in the American Cancer Society Relay For Life, hosted a holiday craft fair on Saturday in the T-G parking lot. A variety of vendors and shoppers enjoyed the day.
Small Talk: At what age would you like to retire?
The T-G thanks Community Elementary School and principal Chrissy Fox for participating in this week's Small Talk.
Cultivating health the basic way
John Hamil, a world-traveling missionary and avid gardener, has cultivated an ever-growing interest in plants and their uses. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2140004.html
MTBN at BodyWorx
Middle Tennessee Business Network (MTBN) members went on a field trip Thursday morning to BodyWorx, a new fitness, tanning and retail shop on Madison Street in Shelbyville. Members learned of the various group fitness classes available and enjoyed...
Rotary members receive recognition
The Rotary Club of Shelbyville has now given over a quarter of a million dollars to the Rotary Foundation. Every dollar given goes towards the eradication of polio and to provide grants for community and international projects.
Recently, the club...
Flat Creek fellowship
Fun was on the menu at Flat Creek Community Club's November get-together. The club meets the first Saturday night of each month at the Flat Creek Community Center.
Nichols' Christmas decor is about family and memories
Becky Nichols brought her holiday decor ideas to a capacity crowd at Shelbyville Woman's Club for a lively and well-received program.
Nichols, a lively and entertaining speaker, added humor to her presentation as she described the various home...
Remembering Bo Melson
The Times-Gazette's former long-time sports and police editor, Bo Melson, died Saturday. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2138263.html.
First Baptist Church (Depot Street) held the Mary's Table Women's Conference on Saturday, Nov. 15.
School Veterans Day Programs
All of Bedford County's public middle and elementary schools held programs on Nov. 11 in honor of Veterans Day, inviting local veterans to attend.
TCAT celebrates 50 years of success
Tennessee College of Applied Technology celebrated its 50th anniversary in Shelbyville with a open house Sunday afternoon. Retired instructors and administrators joined the current staff to welcome visitors.
Veterans Day Parade and 5K
Bedford County Veterans Day Parade was held Saturday, Nov. 8, and was preceded by the Bedford Cancer Foundation's Veterans Day 5K. The parade was organized by the United Veterans Council.
Veterans Day Bike Rally and Poker run
A bike rally and poker run, based at 82 Market in Bell Buckle, commemorated Veterans Day and was a benefit for Rolling Thunder, the Tennessee Fisher House, and Toys For Tots. Riders took a two-hour route through Wartrace, Beech Grove, Manchester and...
North Fork Baptist Church's walk-through drama "Life House" continues through Thursday and again on Saturday. Walk-through times start at 6 each night, with the last scheduled start time at 9 p.m. Reservations are strongly recommended, especially...
'The Diary of Anne Frank'
Smokestack Theater at Community High School will present "The Diary of Anne Frank" Nov. 7-8 at 7 p.m. in the school auditorium.
It is based on the true story a young girl who, along with her family and several strangers, were forced to hide from...
Friend and family of Amanda Floyd, who died from a pulmonary embolism while running on Oct. 30, 2013, held a run in her honor on the first anniversary of her death. The twilight run is intended to become an annual event.
The TennesSeed Camp, a training class for business start-ups, was held Tuesday at Middle Tennessee Education Center (MTEC). The event was organized by Southern Middle Tennessee Entrepreneur Centers. For more information, go to http://smtec.com.
First Baptist Church Fall Festival
First Baptist Church-Depot Street held its annual Fall Festival on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. Games, music and - of course - candy brought out a crowd on a cool fall night.
Pumpkin carving at First UMC
First United Methodist Church on the square held a pumpkin carving following its regular Wednesday night meal. The Rev. Lanita Monroe prepared chili from an old family recipe, and proceeds from the meal went to Imagine No Malaria, a United...
Jack Daniel's World Championship Invitational Barbecue 2014
Lynchburg was hot or mild -- depending on how you like your 'cue -- this weekend during the 26th annual Jack Daniel's World Championship Invitational Barbecue,
The world's best barbecue teams competed, but that was just a part of the event.
The 2014 Spooktacular 5K run and walk benefiting United Way of Bedford County was held Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. Some participants dressed in costume.
Small Talk--What would you change about yourself?
The T-G thanks Cascade Middle School and principal David Parker for participating in this week's Small Talk.
Arlington National Cemetery funeral for Cecil Harris
World War II casualty Cecil Harris of Shelbyville is being buried at Arlington National Cemetery on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. Harris was killed in France in January 1945; his body was found by hikers in 2013. See the story at ...
Webb School Art and Craft Show 2014
The 38th annual Webb School Art and Craft Show was held in Bell Buckle the weekend of Oct. 18-19.
Bringing light to the land of the midnight sun
A team from the New Duck River Baptist Association ministered in Shungnak, Alaska. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2129421.html
Senior Citizens Picnic
State and county officials joined Senior Citizens Center participants for the annual picnic at H.V. Griffin Park on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014.
The seniors enjoyed games and food prepared by officials.
The local chapter of Vietnam Era Veterans and All American Veterans met Thursday night, Oct. 9, 2014 at Mike's All-American Diner. George Hensley and the Lincoln County Pickups provided entertainment. The group meets every Wednesday morning and one...
4 Warn Weather Alert Tour
WSMV-TV brought its "4 Warn Weather Alert Tour" to Shelbyville Central High School on Thursday evening, mixing fun with weather information. All of the station's weathercasters, along with mascot Snowbird, participated.
Central grads celebrate 20 years
Shelbyville Central High School class of 1994 held a 20-year reunion at the Fly Arts Center.
J. Jordan Fashion Show
J. Jordan shared the latest fall fashion trends Wednesday during the October meeting of the Shelbyville Woman's Club, held at the Riverbend Country Club.
Halls Mills Sorghum Squeeze
The annual Halls Mill Sorghum Squeeze was held Saturday on Paschal Road. Sorghum cane, grown at the site and in the area, was fed into a mule-driven mill to extract the sweet juice. The juice was then boiled down in a fire box to thicken it into the...
Billy Hicks retirement reception
A steady stream of well-wishers lined up at the back door and filed through a meeting room at First Community Bank of Bedford County on Wednesday during a retirement reception for Billy Hicks, a long-time executive with the bank. Hicks has worked at...
Ike Farrar returns to the skies
World War II pilot Ike Farrar of Flat Creek, who co-piloted a B-17 bomber used for gunnery training, took a flight over Murfreesboro and Smyrna in the Memphis Belle on Monday, Oct. 6, 2014. The Memphis Belle is a B-17.
T-G National Newspaper Week Coffee 2014
The Shelbyville Times-Gazette hosted a Chamber coffee in honor of National Newspaper Week on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014. See video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SxXId8Mx8Ag
Ag Safety Day
Cascade High School's FFA chapter held its Progressive Agriculture Safety Day last Friday at Cascade Elementary School. A total of 41 high schoolers shared safety tips on topics with fourth-graders.
Auto Swap Meet-Crafts Village
Celebration City Region Car Club hosted an automotive swap meet and Christmas/Crafts Village on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014.
Blessing of the Pets
A Blessing of the Pets ceremony was held Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014 as part of the Art in the Park festivities. The Rev. Lanita Monroe of First United Methodist Church and the Rev. Peter Whalen of Episcopal Church of the Redeemer offciated.
Art in the Park
The Shelbyville Art in the Park event was held Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014 on the Shelbyville square.
En Plein Air painting event
Bell Buckle Arts Council hosted its second annual "En Plein Air" event on Saturday. "En plein air" is a French phrase meaning "in the open air." Artist set up at various locations downtown and painted what they saw, taking times to chat with or sell...
Business After Hours
Business After Hours was hosted by Shelbyville Automotive with Bedford Cancer Foundation on Thursday.
Starring... The Eagles!
Shelbyville Central became Football Central as MyTV 30's Friday Night Rivals series broadcast the Golden Eagle-Giles County game. Fans got into the excitement Friday night, capped by a 48-31 win.
Arrowhead Ranch spaghetti supper
Entertainment and good food pleased the crowd at Arrowhead Ranch's fourth annual spaghetti supper and auction Saturday. A live auction followed the meal. There was also games and activities for kids and tours of the ranch.
Books from Birth bus tour visits Shelbyville
Tennessee First Lady Crissy Haslam visited Shelbyville on Wednesday as part of a book tour celebrting the 10th anniversary of the Governor's Books From Birth Foundation, which operates the Imagination Library program in Tennessee. See the story at...
Celebration Travel's 30-year voyage
Celebration Travel held an open house last Friday to celebrate its 30th anniversary.
Garden Club at M&L Greenhouse
Members of the Shelbyville Garden Club recently participated in a fun hands-on activity held at M&L Greenhouse for its
September meeting. Lorraine Sutton assisted members in designing and creating stepping stones. Following the workshop, members...
Celebration Pet Day 2014
Scenes from the 10th annual Celebration Pet Day, held Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014 at Bedford County Agricultural Center.
Firehouse Barbecue 2014
The annual Firehouse Barbecue was Monday at the Tennessee Fire Codes and Enforcement Academy. Proceeds are used to buy smoke detectors for the needy.
Calsonic Kansei 30th anniversary, Part Two
Calsonic Kansei North America celebrated its 30th anniversary on Saturday, Sept. 13.
Calsonic Kansei 30th anniversary, Part One
Calsonic Kansei North America celebrated its 30th anniversary on Saturday, Sept. 13. Local officials and Calsonic Kansei executives from around the globe celebrated at Calsonic Arena alongside more than 6,000 employees and family members.
Shelbyville Woman's Club
Dr. Jennifer Feldhaus was this month's speaker for the Shelbyville Woman's Club. A graduate of Shelbyville Central High School, Feldhaus is now a practicing physician in Nolensville.
She received her undergraduate degree from The University of...