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Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015

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SCHS basketball homecoming pep rally 2015 (01/23/15)
SCHS held its basketball homecoming pep rally on Friday, Jan. 23, 2015.
Tennessee Promise (01/23/15)
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 (01/22/15)
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
Wool art (01/21/15)
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.
Staff photos 1/21/15 (01/21/15)
Community photos 1/21/15 (01/21/15)
Staff photos 1/20/15 (01/20/15)
2015 MLK Day Luncheon (01/20/15)
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 (01/18/15)
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 (01/18/15)
See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2156901.html
Visions come alive: Grissom brothers turn dreams into realities (01/18/15)
See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2156904.html.
Submitted photos 1/18/15 (01/17/15)
Staff photos 1/15/15 (01/15/15)
Woman's Club hears from First UMC musicians (01/15/15)
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 (01/14/15)
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 photos 1/14/15 (01/14/15)
Small Talk: What's a fun, easy job to make lots of money? (01/11/15)
Students from Southside Elementary School
Staff photos 1/11/2015 (01/11/15)
Staff photos 1/9/2015 (01/09/15)
Community photos 1/9/2015 (01/09/15)
Community High School celebrates homecoming (01/08/15)
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.
Staff photos 1/7/15 (01/07/15)
Staff photos 1/6/15 (01/06/15)
Small Talk: What would you like added to your high school curriculum (01/04/15)
Students from Cascade High School
Our favorite photos of 2014 (01/04/15)
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 (01/04/15)
See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2152533.html.
Community photos 1/4/15 (01/04/15)
A year in review: photos by Jim Davis (01/02/15)
Countdown to noon (01/01/15)
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...
Habitat Ball sponsors (12/31/14)
Small Talk: Make a New Year's resolution for your parents (12/31/14)
Students from Harris Middle School
Eakin visits Glen Oaks (12/30/14)
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 (12/30/14)
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...
Holiday games (12/26/14)
Staff photos 12/26/14 (12/26/14)
Community photos 12/24/14 (12/24/14)
Eakin Gift Yard sale (12/24/14)
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 (12/24/14)
Students from Learning Way Elementary School
Donated toys bring smiles (12/23/14)
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.
Staff photos 12/23/14 (12/23/14)
Deck the Halls (12/23/14)
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 (12/22/14)
City Outreach Ministries held its annual toy distribution on Saturday, Dec. 20.
Small Talk: If Santa had no sleigh.... (12/21/14)
Students from Cascade Middle School
Beauty within misery: World War II soldier helps rescue famed horses (12/21/14)
See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2148814.html
County offices celebrate Christmas (12/19/14)
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...
Staff photos 12/19/14 (12/19/14)
Community Photos 12/19/14 (12/19/14)
Songs of the season (12/18/14)
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.
Community photos 12/17/14 (12/17/14)
First Community Bank celebrates employees (12/17/14)
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 (12/16/14)
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.
Staff photos 12/16/14 (12/16/14)
Warm feelings about a chili trip (12/14/14)
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 (12/14/14)
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...
Staff photos 12/14/14 (12/13/14)
Go Gold for Hines (12/12/14)
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...
Community photos 12/12/14 (12/12/14)
Holiday entertainment at Christian Care (12/12/14)
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
Community photos 12/11/14 (12/11/14)
Staff photos 12/10/14 (12/10/14)
Wrapping up some holiday cheer (12/10/14)
Volunteers gathered at Shelbyville Recreation Center to wrap holiday presents for Bedford County Autism group.
Christmas comes to Wartrace (12/10/14)
Wartrace citizens gathered last Friday for the town's Christmas tree lighting. Festive singing rang out as the holiday season went into full swing.
Cascade Middle School homecoming (12/10/14)
Back to Thailand for Lewis (12/10/14)
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...
Shelbyville Garden Club decorates tree (12/09/14)
Members of the Shelbyville Garden Club gathered in November at The Fly Arts Center to design and decorate a Christmas Tree for participation in the Festival of Trees activity. The club's tree was awarded 2nd place in the "Most Beautiful" category...
Small Talk: If you were in charge of Santa's toys.... (12/07/14)
Students from Liberty School.
They heard the call: Creators build a speaker business (12/07/14)
Justin Brady and Blake Harvey have created their own speaker business, Hardwood Audio. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2144121.html.
SCHS blood drive (12/07/14)
Shelbyville Central High School held a blood drive Friday in honor of Jackson Smith, a junior who has been battling Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (ACL).
Community photos 12/7/14 (12/07/14)
2014 Christmas Parade (12/06/14)
Scenes from the 41st annual Shelbyville Christmas Parade held Saturday afternoon, Dec. 6, 2014.
Order up! Pre-K kids learn the restaurant business (12/05/14)
Students from the Pre-Kindergarten program at Eakin Elementary School visited Ruby Tuesday on Thursday, learning about the different jobs at a restaurant. The students assembled burgers, decorated cupcakes and prepared plates.
Community photos 12/4/14 (12/04/14)
Staff photos 12/4/14 (12/04/14)
Staff photos 12/3/14 (12/03/14)
Community photos 12/3/14 (12/03/14)
Staff photos 12/2/14 (12/02/14)
FFA activities 12/2/14 (12/02/14)
Tree-lighting at H.V. Griffin Park (12/01/14)
H.V. Griffin Park held a tree-lighting ceremony on Monday night, first lighting the official park Christmas tree and then, gradually, the other decorations throughout the park.
Small Talk: Thoughts on Black Friday (11/30/14)
Students from East Side Elementary School.
On the wings of.... (11/30/14)
Community Elementary School students were treated to an up-close lesson on winged wonders on Tuesday. The students gathered in the middle school's auditorium for a lesson by Bob Tarter, founder of the Natural History Educational Co. of the Midsouth...
Behind the mask: Local cosplayers live the superhero dream (11/30/14)
Adam Prince, a painter and former Bell Buckle volunteer firefighter, is known as Nashville's Dark Knight. This is the result of the countless cosplay and social events he has attended dressed as comic book favorite, Batman. Since an early age,...
2014 Central High Great Canned Food Drive (11/29/14)
Shelbyville Central High School students collected 16,312 cans in their Great Canned Food Drive, believed to be the 33rd edition.
Staff photos 11/30/14 (11/29/14)
Highway Department holiday dinner (11/28/14)
After a break, Bedford County Highway Department resumed its old tradition of a Thanksgiving-week dinner, open to the public, on Wednesday. The event draws numerous attendees from all walks of life. Highway Superintendent Stanley Smotherman (wearing...
Community photos 11/28/14 (11/28/14)
Small Talk: How do you cook a Thanksgiving turkey? (11/27/14)
Students from Southside Elementary School.
Community photos 11/27/14 (11/27/14)
Community Middle School basketball homecoming court (11/27/14)
On stage: Liberty's idols (11/27/14)
Liberty School first through fourth graders took the stage Tuesday for the Liberty Idol event. Talented student entertainers thrilled the crowd.
A special holiday treat (11/27/14)
Crowds gathered last Friday for the annual First United Methodist Holiday Luncheon and Bazaar last Friday, organized by the United Methodist Women. Church members cook up turkey and all the fixings while craft items are on sale.
2014 Chamber Holiday Mixer (11/26/14)
Shelbyville-Bedford County Chamber of Commerce held its annual Holiday Mixer on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at the Blue Ribbon Circle.
2014 Festival of Trees (11/25/14)
The Fly Arts Center hosted the Festival of Trees and Holiday Bazaar on Saturday.
Press Power craft fair (11/25/14)
"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.
Staff photos 11/25/14 (11/25/14)
Sr. Center Ham Breakfast (11/24/14)
Small Talk: At what age would you like to retire? (11/23/14)
The T-G thanks Community Elementary School and principal Chrissy Fox for participating in this week's Small Talk.
Staff Photos 11/23/14 (11/23/14)
Cultivating health the basic way (11/23/14)
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
Community Photos 11/23/14 (11/22/14)
MTBN at BodyWorx (11/21/14)
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...