Small Talk: How old do you have to be to know everything?
Students from Learning Way Elementary School.
Hot dog! Viking Valors have a little fun
Community Elementary School students participate in a program to reinforce positive behavior. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2306163.html.
American Cancer Society Relay For Life 2016
The annual overnight fundraiser, a combination charity walk and festival, was held May 20-21 at Bedford County Agriculture and Education Center. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2306958.html.
Remembering Gary Smotherman
The Bedford County Emergency Medical Services Unionville station dedicated a flagpole Thursday in memory of Gary Smotherman. He died May 19, 2015 from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident on May 5, 2015. Smotherman had 23 years' service as a...
Teacher, school staff retiree reception May 2016
The Bedford County Department of Education honored retiring teachers and other employees on Tuesday, May 17.
Cascade students celebrate reading stars
Cascade Elementary held an Accelerated Reader Celebration Wednesday May 11, 2016 for high-achieving readers. First grade students needed 40 AR points to attend and second through fifth grade students needed 80 points, which is at least 160 books...
Civitan Club hosts special ed picnic
Each year, Shelbyville Civitan Club sponsors a picnic for special education classes in Bedford County. McDonald's of Shelbyville donates cheeseburgers for the students, teachers and assistants. Civitans are assisted by friends, family and other...
Liberty holds first-ever 'Relay Recess'
Liberty School hosted Bedford County's first Relay Recess event last week. The school-age offshoot of the American Cancer Society Relay For Life includes educational material about cancer prevention as well as fund-raising and recognition. On Friday...
Cascade High School graduation 2016
Cascade High School held its graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 14, 2016.
Thomas students reap the rewards
Thomas Magnet School students recently enjoyed a day of activities outside as a reward for their hard work. Students played outside, enjoyed a cook out and treats such as snow cones on the recent warm Friday afternoon.
2016 Shelbyville Central High graduation
Shelbyville Central High held its graduation on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at Calsonic Arena.
East Side Honors Day
East Side Elementary School held its honors day on Friday, May 13, 2016.
Cascade Elementary Faculty Basketball Game
Members of the Cascade Elementary faculty gathered for a friendly pickup game before a packed assembly of students last Friday.
Learning with an eagle eye
English as a Second Language classes at Liberty School have been observing the live eagle cam in Washington D.C. for the past several weeks.
A pair of mated bald eagles are nesting high in a tulip poplar tree amongst the Azalea Collection at the...
Eakin jumps rope for heart
On April 22, Eakin Elementary School students participated in Jump Rope for Heart. Students competed to see who could jump rope the longest as a fund-raiser for the American Heart Association.
Top 10 students honored
Peoples Bank of Middle Tennessee recently hosted the top 10 student luncheon at River Bend Country Club.
Liberty career day
Liberty School held a career day Tuesday for second-graders. Professionals from various occupations spoke with students.
First Choice fish fry 2016
First Choice Pregnancy Counseling Center held its annual Fish Fry & Auction on Saturday, May 7.
SCHS Honors Day 2016
Shelbyville Central High School held Honors Day on Friday, May 6.
Southern Energy Fish Fry
Photos from the 2016 Southern Energy Fish Fry.
Strolling Jim 40 2016
The event, which begins and ends in Wartrace, includes 10K, traditional marathon (26.2 miles) and ultramarathon (41.2 miles) components. David Goggins of Brentwood was this year's winner.
Cascade kindergarteners tour the T-G
Kindergarten students from Cascade Elementary School toured the Times-Gazette on May 5, seeing newspaper operations up close and participating in fun newspaper-themed activities.
In search of teachers
A recruitment fair for potential Bedford County teachers was held Saturday at Central High School. Displays promoted each school and personnel were on hand to meet attendees.
'The Foreigner' overhears all in comic play
The comedy "The Foreigner," by Larry Shue, will be presented May 6, 7, 13, 14 and 15 at the Fly Arts Center on South Main Street.
The play is about Charlie Baker (played by Aaron Gaines), a depressed man whose friend Froggy (Cory Flippo) brings him...
Homeschool students enjoy prom
See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2300315.html.
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.