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
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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...
Shelbyville Garden Club decorates tree
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...
They heard the call: Creators build a speaker business
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
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).
2014 Christmas Parade
Scenes from the 41st annual Shelbyville Christmas Parade held Saturday afternoon, Dec. 6, 2014.
Order up! Pre-K kids learn the restaurant business
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.
Tree-lighting at H.V. Griffin Park
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
Students from East Side Elementary School.
On the wings of....
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
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
Shelbyville Central High School students collected 16,312 cans in their Great Canned Food Drive, believed to be the 33rd edition.
Highway Department holiday dinner
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...
Small Talk: How do you cook a Thanksgiving turkey?
Students from Southside Elementary School.
On stage: Liberty's idols
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
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
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
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...