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Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017
Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (01/17/17)
The annual Martin Luther King. Jr. luncheon was held Monday at the Shelbyville Recreation Center.
Man on the Street: Private concert (01/15/17)
If you could have a private concert with anyone, who would it be?
Community homecoming court announced (01/12/17)
Community High School will hold its basketball Homecoming on Saturday. The ceremony will begin at 5 p.m. After the ceremony, the Vikings and Viqueens will host Page.
Community photos 1/11/17 (01/11/17)
Man on the Street: Two-minute shopping spree (01/08/17)
If you had a two minute shopping spree anywhere, what store would you go to and what would you get?
Community photos 1-4-17 (01/04/17)
Man on the Street: My New Year's resolution (01/01/17)
Raising spirits (12/29/16)
Christy Warren and her grandson Caine recently made their annual visit to residents of local nursing homes and assisted living centers. The family makes an annual drive called Christy's Cuddlies for Clera to collect personal care items for residents.
Community photos 12/28/16 (12/28/16)
Greenhouse owner speaks to Woman's Club (12/27/16)
Shelbyville Woman's Club held its December meeting at Riverbend Country Club. The program was presented by Lorraine Sutton, owner of M&L Greenhouse. The program was titled "Holiday Decorations the Natural Way" and featured arrangements made from...
Man on the Street: Favorite Christmas song and movie (12/25/16)
City recognizes long-time employees (12/23/16)
The City of Shelbyville recognized employees reaching long-term years of service at its annual employee recognition luncheon this week.
Community photos 12/21/16 (12/21/16)
Wreaths Across America 2016 (12/20/16)
The first-ever local Wreaths Across America ceremony was held Saturday at Calvary Baptist Church, Willow Mount Cemetery and the Mt. Ararat Annex. Christmas wreaths were placed on the graves of 1,290 veterans. The ceremony is affiliated with the...
Community photos 12/20/16 (12/20/16)
Skills Development welcomes 5th graders, Santa (12/20/16)
Fifth grade students from the Bedford County school system have been celebrating Christmas with their special friends from Skills Development Services for the past 22 years. This was the eighth year that the fifth graders from East Side Elementary...
Man on the Street: Gift-giving (12/18/16)
What's a gift you would like to give someone else, and what's something you have always wanted?
Santa drops in by air power (12/18/16)
Santa claus flew into Shelbyville Municipal Airport on Dec. 10 to greet his many fans.
Toys given to tots (12/18/16)
The U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots distribution was held Thursday. Volunteers included Shelbyville firefighters, the Calvary Baptist Church youth group and youths from Arrowhead Ranch.
Community photos 12/14/16 (12/16/16)
Staff photos 12-18-16 (12/16/16)
Holiday cards blessed; on display now (12/15/16)
Local churches and organizations were asked to create wooden Christmas cards to display on the front lawn of Tennova Healthcare on U.S. 231 North.
Staff photos 12/14/16 (12/14/16)
Community photos 12/14/16 (12/14/16)
Wine Walk (12/13/16)
The sixth annual Wine Walk was held Friday, Dec. 9. Proceeds benefited the Shelbyville-Bedford County Public Library.
Community photos 12/13/2016 (12/13/16)
Man On The Street: What would be your dream job? (12/11/16)
Christmas Storytime (12/11/16)
Mrs. Claus visited the Shelbyville-Bedford County Public Library Wednesday for Storytime.
Qualls decks the halls at home (12/11/16)
Flo Qualls always decorates her home for Christmas with zeal.
A Celebration Christmas 2016 (12/10/16)
The second annual indoor Christmas festival hosted by the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration inside Calsonic Arena.
Staff photos 12/7/16 (12/07/16)
NHS serves the community (12/07/16)
The Shelbyville Central High School National Honor Society has been busy with several community and service projects this fall.
A holly jolly time in Wartrace (12/07/16)
The Town of Wartrace held a Christmas dinner Monday night at the fire hall, featuring lots of good food, door prizes and an appearance by Santa Claus.
Habitat seeking 2017 Ball sponsors (12/07/16)
The 2017 Bedford Builds Habitat for Humanity Ball will be Feb. 11, 2017. The Ball raises enough funds to build one home each year to a family for zero percent interest. Diamond Sponsorship, $5,000; Premier Sponsorship, $3,000; Platinum...
Christmas Parade 2016 (12/05/16)
The 2016 Shelbyville Christmas Parade.
What movie or TV series could you watch over and over? (12/04/16)
Shelbyville EGA group decorates 31st tree (12/04/16)
Every year since 1986, the Shelbyville Satellite group has decorated a Christmas tree at a local bank. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2365228.html.
Staff photos 12/2/16 (12/02/16)
Community photos 11/30/16 (11/30/16)
Southside students salute veterans (11/29/16)
(Editor's Note: The Times-Gazette regrets the delay in publication of photos submitted to us from Southside School in honor of Veterans Day.)
CAN do attitude: SCHS concludes canned food drive (11/27/16)
Shelbyville Central High School's Great Canned Food Drive ended Tuesday, Nov. 22.
Two nights in Paris (11/27/16)
Times-Gazette city editor John I. Carney changed planes in Paris for his recent mission trip to Sierra Leone, so he and LEAMIS Internatioinal Ministries executive director Debra Snellen arranged to spend two nights there on the way home from the...
Man on the Street: What are your favorite holiday traditions? (11/27/16)
Holiday Mixer 2016 (11/25/16)
The 22nd annual Shelbyville-Bedford County Chamber of Commerce Holiday Mixer was held Tuesday, Nov. 22 at Blue Ribbon Circle.
Community Middle basketball homecoming 2016 (11/24/16)
Community Middle School held its basketball homecoming on Thursday, Nov. 17.
First Presbyterian 'More Than A Bake Sale' (11/24/16)
The women of First Presbyterian Church held "More Than A Bake Sale" Saturday in the church fellowship hall. Baked goods, canned goods and more were offered for sale, along with items from Ten Thousand Villages, a fair trade retailer.
Bedford County Fair Christmas Village 2016 (11/24/16)
Bedford County Fair hosted a Christmas Village Saturday at the Old Harris High School Training School Gym. A variety of vendors offered merchandise ranging from clothing to home-canned items.
Community photos 11/24/16 (11/24/16)
Staff photos 11/24/16 (11/24/16)
Festival of Trees 2016 (11/22/16)
The Fly Arts Center hosted the annual Festival Of Trees and Holiday Bazaar on Saturday. Trees have been decorated by a variety of local clubs, organizations, and businesses, and there were vendors on hand Saturday selling a variety of gifts and...
Small Talk: Liberty students tell how to cook a turkey (11/20/16)
Liberty School third and fourth graders were asked "How do you cook a turkey?"
Liberty holds Fall Festival (11/20/16)
Liberty School held its annual Fall Festival last Saturday.
Man on the Street 11/20/2016 (11/20/16)
Have you ever met anyone famous? If so, who, and if not, who would you like to meet?
Holiday Mixer Gold Star Sponsors (11/20/16)
Community photos 11/16/16 (11/16/16)
Breezy visits Thomas Magnet (11/13/16)
Danielle Breezy of WKRN-TV visited Thomas Magnet School on Wednesday.
Veterans Day 2016 (11/13/16)
Local schools held Veterans day ceremonies Friday to pay tribute to those who served their nation.
Staff photos 11/9/2016 (11/09/16)
Ann Throneberry's last Holiday Foods Program (11/06/16)
Ann Throneberry hosted her last annual holiday food program Monday at Duck River Electric Membership Corp. She is retiring after hosting the program for 42 years.
Honor Roll 11/6/16 (11/06/16)
Community photos 11/4/16 (11/04/16)
Environmental Awareness Week 2016 (11/03/16)
The annual Environmental Awareness Week was held September 26-28 at the Bedford County Agriculture and Education Center. First and second grade classes from Bedford County Schools attended and enjoyed as many as 11 different stations learning about...
Community photos 11/3/16 (11/03/16)
Spooky times in Shelbyville (11/01/16)
Fall Dinner & Auction (11/01/16)
The Homes of Hope Fall Dinner & Auction was held Saturday. The organization helps families and children in crisis.
Community photos 11/1/16 (11/01/16)
Fall Festival at First Baptist Church on Depot Street (11/01/16)
Man on the Street: What is your favorite childhood memory? (10/30/16)
United Way Child Safety Day 2016 (10/29/16)
United Way of Bedford County hosted the annual Child Safety Day at H.V. Griffin Park, with activities, exhibits and demonstrations from a variety of local agencies.
Submitted photos 10/30/16 (10/28/16)
Staff photos 10-30-16 (10/28/16)
Staff photos 10/28/16 (10/28/16)
Happy 105, and many more! (10/28/16)
Cascade High School football homecoming 2016 (10/28/16)
Cascade High School held its football homecoming on Sept. 30.
Fall Fashion visits Woman's Club (10/27/16)
Jennifer Jordan Thompson of J. Jordan's brought her fashion expertise, six models and three assistants to the October meeting of the Shelbyville Woman's Club for an overview of what's important for this season and beyond. The models for this show...
Man on the Street: How long have you lived here, and what's your favorite thing about Bedford County? (10/23/16)
Small Talk: Who would you vote for as president? (10/23/16)
Students from Thomas Magnet School.
Community photos 10/23/16 (10/22/16)
4-H activities (10/20/16)
Community photos 10/20/16 (10/20/16)
Community photos 10/19/16 (10/19/16)
Staff photos 10/19/16 (10/19/16)
Small Talk: What are you going as for Halloween, and what's your favorite candy? (10/16/16)
Staff photos 10/16/16 (10/15/16)
Active shooter/mass casualty drill (10/14/16)
Members of Shelbyville and Bedford County emergency departments gathered at Tennessee College of Applied Technology on Thursday for a drill simulating the presence of two active shooters at the school.
Community photos 10/12/16 (10/12/16)
Russ & Tori Taff's Bell Buckle Weekend 2016 (10/11/16)
Russ Taff, a member of the Gospel Music Hall of Fame and winner of multiple Grammy and Dove awards, and his wife Tori hosted a fan weekend in their adopted home town of Bell Buckle.
Epsilon Sigma Alpha fall fashion show 2016 (10/09/16)
The Beta Iota Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha held its 38th annual fashion show and dinner Tuesday night at First United Methodist Church's fellowship hall. The Shelbyville chapter, formed in 1957, has been hosting this fashion show with Carolyn's as...
Man on the Street: What is your idea of a perfect day? (10/09/16)
Mt. Lebanon UMC Homecoming 2016 (10/07/16)
Mt. Lebanon United Methodist Church held homecoming Sunday. Past and present song leaders and pianists were recognized.
Duck RiverFest 2016 (10/06/16)
The annual Duck RiverFest, held Tuesday, provided students an opportunity to learn about river safety, wildlife, conservation and other topics.
Community photos 10/6/16 (10/06/16)
Community photos 10/5/16 (10/05/16)
Times-Gazette National Newspaper Week Coffee (10/05/16)
The Times-Gazette hosted the Chamber of Commerce Coffee Hour on Tuesday in honor of National Newspaper Week.
SCHS Class of 1966 reunion (10/04/16)
Shelbyville Central High School Class of 1966 held its 50-year class reunion July 23 at the Bell Buckle Banquet Hall. Over 150 classmates and spouses attended the event, which was catered by the Bell Buckle Café with music by My Escape. Senior...
Community Middle School football homecoming 2016 (10/04/16)
Man on the Street (10/02/16)
If you could be invisible for one day or fly for one day, which would you choose and what would you do?
Community photos 10/2/16 (10/01/16)
Halls Mill Sorghum Squeeze 2016 (10/01/16)
The annual Halls Mill Sorghum Squeeze is a community festival built around a demonstration of making sorghum syrup. See video at https://youtu.be/5H0Mn42nok8.
ROcKfest 2016 shakes it up (09/30/16)
The Ag Center was abuzz all day Saturday as many in the area enjoyed the various attractions leading up to a rocking night. There was plenty to keep RoCKFEST 2016 festival goers busy. From hot chicken to henna tattoos, the grounds drew a crowd that...
Community photos 9/29/16 (09/29/16)
Harris homecoming pep rally (09/28/16)
Harris Middle School held a pep rally Tuesday afternoon in preparation for the football homecoming game Tuesday night. The Eagles won the game that night, beating Franklin County South by a wide44-24 margin.
Community photos 9-28-16 (09/28/16)
Cascade Middle School homecoming (09/27/16)
Community photos 9-27-16 (09/27/16)
Man on the Street (09/25/16)
This week's question: If you were stranded on a desert island, what person, and what food, would you want with you?
Schools get ready to rumble (09/23/16)
Former WWE wrestler and manager Dutch Mantell visited a number of area schools this week to share an anti-bullying message. His appearance is connected to the ROcKFEST concert for youths, which will be Saturday, Sept. 24, at 6 p.m. at the Bedford...
Community photos 9/21/16 (09/21/16)
Hot dog networking (09/20/16)
The Chamber Ambassadors' Business Bedford & Hot Dog Lunch was held Thursday at the Chamber office.
Community photos 9/20/16 (09/20/16)
Man on the Street: What would you do with a million? (09/18/16)
"Man On The Street" is a new feature that will appear each week. Participants will be asked, at radom, to share their thoughts on any given question.
Grandparents day at Cascade (09/16/16)
Cascade Elementary School held a grandparents day Wednesday and Thursday. Pictured are visitors, students, and faculty and staff on Wednesday.
Staff photos 9/15/16 (09/15/16)
Community photos 9/15/16 (09/15/16)
Staff photos 9/14/16 (09/14/16)
Small Talk: What would be the hardest job to have, or do? (09/11/16)
Students from Eakin Elementary School.
Celebration WGC Night 2016 (09/04/16)
Honors was named World Grand Champion on Sunday morning. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2336349.html.
Celebration ladies visit Woman's Club (09/04/16)
Brittany Baum and Connie Allen were welcomed as special guest speakers at this month's Shelbyville Woman's Club. Baum and Allen are two ladies and very familiar and friendly faces you see when entering the office of the Tennessee Walking Horse...
Military Night 2016 at The Celebration (09/02/16)
The Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration held its annual Military Night observance on Friday, Sept. 2, welcoming veterans from various branches of the Armed Forces to Center Ring to be present for the flag horse ceremony.
Community High holds St. Jude fundraiser (09/02/16)
Community High School Student Council rounded out last week's Sail for St. Jude fundraising event with a school-wide kickball tournament. The tournament drew a large crowd of students, faculty, and parents boosting the total raised to nearly $1,400.
Community photos 9/2/16 (09/02/16)
Pancakes, served with love (09/01/16)
North Fork Baptist Church offered a pancake breakfast Saturday. In addition to the hot meal the church also gave away free clothing and school supplies. North Fork's men's group offers the breakfast on the third Saturday of every month and...
Community photos 8/31/16 (08/31/16)
Hats Off to the Celebration (08/29/16)
Hats Off to the Celebration was held Saturday, Aug. 27.
Interdenominational worship service at the Celebration (08/28/16)
Organized by Celebration chaplain Rev. Steve Murphree with the cooperation of Bedford County Ministerial Association, the annual worship service is held for visitors and locals alike in the big Celebration arena.
Small Talk: What would you give the Celebration winner instead of a trophy? (08/28/16)
Community photos 8/24/16 (08/24/16)
Getting ready for the big show (08/23/16)
Preparation in the barn area for the 78th Annual Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration.
Staff photos 8/17/2016 (08/17/16)
Community photos 8/17/16 (08/17/16)
Celebration Hat Night preview (08/14/16)
A fun group of ladies from town joined by many horse enthusiasts for the weekend gathered recently at River Bend Country Club for a special preview in advance of the second annual Hats Off to The Celebration event, which will take place Aug. 27. The...
Small Talk: What would you like to accomplish in school this year? (08/14/16)
Students from East Side Elementary School.
Spirited debate over horse issue (08/11/16)
The Embassy Suites by Hilton in Murfreesboro was the setting for a public hearing Tuesday concerning proposed changes to the Horse Protection Act by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Many of the speakers gave impassioned arguments on both sides of...
Community photos 8/10/16 (08/10/16)
Community photos 8/9/16 (08/09/16)
Salamander Stroll / Back to school at Southside (08/07/16)
Southside Elementary School teachers made their annual "Salamander Stroll" home visits prior to the opening of school last week. School resumed with a partial day for students on Aug. 1 and the first full day of classes Aug. 3.
National Night Out 2016 (08/03/16)
The local observance of National Night Out was held Tuesday at H.V. Griffin Park. The event is intended to build connections between law enforcement and the communities it serves.
4-H Chick Chain sale (08/03/16)
The 4-H chick chain sale was held Monday night at the Bedford County Ag Center.
Small Talk: What does the Vice President do? (08/02/16)
Students from Bedford County School-Age Care Program.
Garden club meets (08/02/16)
Shelbyville Garden Club held its July meeting.
Small Talk: What would you name a walking horse? (07/31/16)
Students from the School-Age Care Program.
Staff photos 7/31/16 (07/30/16)
Community photos 7/31/16 (07/30/16)
Grounded but still having a good time (07/29/16)
Celebration Way Assisted Living had planned for 13 of its residents to go flying out of the Shelbyville Municipal Airport on Thursday morning, but the rain and fog cancelled the flights, which have been rescheduled for Thursday, Aug. 4.
Community photos 7/29/16 (07/29/16)
Fairest of the Fair 2016 (07/27/16)
The "Fairest of the Fair" pageants were held July 16 at Shelbyville Central High School.
Bedford County Fair 2016 (07/27/16)
This gallery will be updated throughout the week -- check back for additional photos.
Community photos 7/27/16 (07/27/16)
What are you looking forward to from the school year? (07/26/16)
Staff photos 7/26/16 (07/26/16)
Liberty ready for new year (07/24/16)
Liberty School teachers were busy in July getting their classrooms ready for the new academic year.
Submitted photos 7-24-16 (07/23/16)
Staff photos 7/24/16 (07/23/16)
Century Farms 2016 (07/19/16)
The Bedford County Fair recognized local Century Farms during its Chamber coffee Tuesday. According to fair officials, representatives from the following farms were present: Derment Home Place; Elrie Brinkley Farm; J.C. Leming Farm; Lokey/Bomar;...
We all scream for ice cream (07/19/16)
Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church, atop a hill between Shelbyville and Wartrace, held its annual ice cream supper on Saturday. The fundraiser, which has been held for decades, features hamburgers, hot dogs, homemade desserts and, of course,...
4-H shooting team competes nationally (07/17/16)
The Bedford County Sharp Shooters has been busy competing in events, including the Daisy National BB Gun Competition in Rogers, Arkansas.
SACP talent show (07/15/16)
The School Age Care Program held a talent show Thursday.
Fairest of the Fair (07/13/16)
The Bedford County Fairest of The Fair pageant will be held Saturday at Shelbyville Central High School; the fair will be July 25-30 at Bedford County Agriculture and Education Center. Here are the contestants.
Staff photos 7/13/16 (07/13/16)
Community photos 7/13/16 (07/13/16)
Small Talk: If you worked at a zoo, which animal would you take care of? (07/10/16)
Students from the School Age Care Program.
Share Fair highlights thrifty crafts (07/10/16)
Tuesday, June 28, marked this year's Share Fair for Bedford County Family and Community Education clubs. The event was held at the UT Extension office, where seven of the county's 13 clubs gave short presentations on the subject "Pinterest For The...
Fourth of July at H.V. Griffin Park (07/06/16)
The annual Independence Day celebration in Shelbyville.
Small Talk: What do you wish Summer Camp had? (07/03/16)
Campers from Shelbyville Recreation Center Summer Camp.
Staff photos 7/3/16 (07/02/16)
God & Country rally 2016 (06/30/16)
Bedford County Ministerial Association and Calvary Baptist Church held a "God & Country" rally on Wednesday, including a dinner for veterans, a parade to the square, and speakers and live music on the courthouse steps. See the story at...
Staff photos 6/29/16 (06/29/16)
Small Talk: What job do you not want when you grow up? (06/26/16)
Members of Boys & Girls Club of Bedford County.
Community photos 6/26/16 (06/25/16)
Father's Day was the focus of the 75th Nelson family reunion last weekend. The reunions started in Bedford County 75 years ago on Father's Day as family gathered to honor James Coley Nelson. The family gathers every year with just the notion that...
Housing authority hosts Father's Day event (06/22/16)
Shelbyville Housing Authority (SHA), in association with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, hosted its first Father's Day event on June 14. The event included...
Community photos 6/21/16 (06/21/16)
Car show funds youth group trip (06/19/16)
Nineteen members of the North Fork Baptist Church youth group will spend a few days, beginning Monday, working with the MERGE ministry of Millington First Baptist Church. On Saturday, June 11 the church raised funds for this excursion with their...
Raus treats visitors to a cool supper (06/19/16)
Raus Community Club hosted its annual ice cream supper Saturday, June 11. Proceeds went to the historic Raus School building. Food, music and dancing were on the agenda.
Small Talk: Who would you invite to perform at your birthday party? (06/19/16)
Students from Bedford County School-Age Care Program.
AWOL Church reaches out to help others (06/19/16)
See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2314048.html
2016 RC Cola / Moon Pie Festival (06/18/16)
The annual celebration held in Bell Buckle. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2314870.html.
Community photos 6/19/16 (06/18/16)
Shelbyville Sharks vs. Fayetteville 6-16-16 (06/17/16)
Fourth Friday cruise-in May 2016 (06/17/16)
Classic vehicles, hot rods, music and fun: That's the Celebration City Car Club's Cruise-In, held the fourth Friday of each month during the warm season.
2016 Garden Tour (06/17/16)
Four Bedford County homes were highlighted on the Treasured Gardens and Creative Landscapes garden tour on Saturday, June 4. The tour was presented by the Shelbyville-Bedford County Chamber of Commerce Beautification Committee.
Swimming Lessons (06/16/16)
The Shelbyville Recreation Center and Howard's Hope are teaming up for swimming lessons.
Race Unity Day 2016 (06/16/16)
Individuals and families from all different backgrounds enjoyed picnicking together at H.V Griffin Park for the 10th annual Race Unity Picnic on Saturday, June 11. The event is sponsored by local practitioners of the Baha'i faith.
Balloons and magic at summer reading program (06/15/16)
Dewayne Reynolds, a.k.a. Dr. Magical Balloons, performs a musical program Wednesday based on story book characters for the Shelbyville-Bedford County Public Library's Summer Reading Program.
June Dairy Month coffee (06/15/16)
Bedford County Farm Bureau hosted its annual June Dairy Month coffee Tuesday at the Chamber of Commerce. The event is always well-attended -- one reason for which may be that it always features a huge assortment of sweet and savory dairy goodies,...
Cruise-In held on the square (06/15/16)
Classic vehicles, hot rods, music and fun: That's the Celebration City Car Club's Cruise-In, held the fourth Friday of each month during the warm season.
Staff photos 6/15/16 (06/15/16)
Shelbyville Sharks vs. Tullahoma 6-14-16 (06/15/16)
Ed Carson Memorial Fishing Day 2016 (06/13/16)
The Ed Carson Memorial Fishing Day Saturday drew youngsters and their families looking to hook a few fish before the day grew too hot.
Small Talk: What's the best way to cool off in the summer? (06/12/16)
Campers from Shelbyville Parks & Recreation Department Summer Camp program.
Pleasant Grove alumni gather to remember (06/12/16)
Pleasant Grove School alumni from the school's opening in 1926 until closing in 1977 were invited to a reunion Saturday at Liberty School. Among those recognized were the last principal, Frank Edwards; oldest living student, former County Judge...
Musgrave 100-year celebration (06/10/16)
Bedford Business Ice Cream Social June 2016 (06/10/16)
The Chamber Ambassadors program of Shelbyville & Bedford County Chamber of Commerce sponsored a Business Bedford Ice Cream Social on Thursday at the chamber. Those attending enjoyed ice cream, in honor of June Dairy Month, and also got the chance to...
Bus drivers honored for perfect attendance (06/10/16)
Every year, local banks and credit unions present checks to Bedford County school bus drivers who have perfect attendance.
Youths roll into fun on pumptrack (06/10/16)
American Ramp Co. and sister company Progressive Bike Ramps demonstrated the pumptrack Wednesday at H.V. Griffin Park. The companies are on a summer tour to a different city each day around the United States and Canada, said Jeremy Jones, business...
Summer Reading magic, and balloons (06/09/16)
Dewayne Reynolds, a.k.a. Dr. Magical Balloons, performs a musical program Wednesday based on story book characters for the Shelbyville-Bedford County Public Library's Summer Reading Program.
Community photos 6/9/16 (06/09/16)
Community photos 6/8/16 (06/08/16)
Shelbyville Tennis Association League Matches 6-6-16 (06/07/16)
Wartrace MusicFest 2016 (06/07/16)
HMS students visit post-secondary schools (06/07/16)
Harris Middle School students enjoyed a look at career and college offerings while visiting three post-secondary institutions last month. Sixth graders visited the Tennessee College of Applied Technology -- Shelbyville and toured the facilities...
Fired Up 'N Fit 2016 (06/04/16)
The Fired Up 'N Fit Adventure 5K, a non-competitive run with obstacle and challenge elements, was held June 4 at Tennessee Fire Service and Codes Enforcement Academy on Unionville Deason Road. The event benefits United Way of Bedford County and the...
Field of Heroes Memorial Day service (05/31/16)
Community photos 5/31/2016 (05/31/16)
Show-stoppers at Learning Way (05/29/16)
Learning Way Elementary held a talent show May 12 for the departing fifth graders to show off their performance skills for their younger schoolmates. A few teachers also performed, non-competitively. Miggie Guo won first place in the contest for...
Small Talk: What new thing would you like to do this summer? (05/29/16)
Students from the School-Age Care Program.
Honor Roll section 5/29/16 (05/29/16)
Southside Honors Day (05/27/16)
Southside School held Honors Day for first through fourth graders Tuesday, May 17.
Staff photos 5/26/2016 (05/26/16)
Community photos 5/25/16 (05/25/16)
Small Talk: How old do you have to be to know everything? (05/22/16)
Students from Learning Way Elementary School.
Hot dog! Viking Valors have a little fun (05/22/16)
Community Elementary School students participate in a program to reinforce positive behavior. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2306163.html.
Community photos 5/22/16 (05/22/16)
Staff photos 5/22/16 (05/22/16)
American Cancer Society Relay For Life 2016 (05/21/16)
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 (05/19/16)
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...
Community photos 5/19/16 (05/19/16)
Teacher, school staff retiree reception May 2016 (05/18/16)
The Bedford County Department of Education honored retiring teachers and other employees on Tuesday, May 17.
Cascade students celebrate reading stars (05/18/16)
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 (05/18/16)
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' (05/18/16)
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...
Career Day at East Side Elementary (05/18/16)
Community photos 5/18/16 (05/18/16)
Community High School 2016 Graduation (05/16/16)
Cascade High School graduation 2016 (05/16/16)
Cascade High School held its graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 14, 2016.
Thomas students reap the rewards (05/15/16)
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.
Small Talk: What will you remember from this school year? (05/15/16)
Students from Thomas Magnet School.
2016 Shelbyville Central High graduation (05/14/16)
Shelbyville Central High held its graduation on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at Calsonic Arena.
East Side Honors Day (05/13/16)
East Side Elementary School held its honors day on Friday, May 13, 2016.
Cascade Elementary Faculty Basketball Game (05/13/16)
Members of the Cascade Elementary faculty gathered for a friendly pickup game before a packed assembly of students last Friday.
Community photos 5/13/16 (05/13/16)
Learning with an eagle eye (05/11/16)
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 (05/11/16)
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 (05/11/16)
Peoples Bank of Middle Tennessee recently hosted the top 10 student luncheon at River Bend Country Club.
Staff photos 5/11/2016 (05/11/16)
Liberty career day (05/10/16)
Liberty School held a career day Tuesday for second-graders. Professionals from various occupations spoke with students.
First Choice fish fry 2016 (05/10/16)
First Choice Pregnancy Counseling Center held its annual Fish Fry & Auction on Saturday, May 7.
SCHS Honors Day 2016 (05/08/16)
Shelbyville Central High School held Honors Day on Friday, May 6.
Small Talk: What does your mom do that makes you happy? (05/08/16)
Students from East Side Elementary School
Southern Energy Fish Fry (05/07/16)
Photos from the 2016 Southern Energy Fish Fry.
Strolling Jim 40 2016 (05/07/16)
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 (05/06/16)
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.
Community photos 5/6/16 (05/06/16)
In search of teachers (05/05/16)
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 (05/04/16)
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...
Small Talk: What do you want to do when you are 10 years old? (05/01/16)
Students from Wartrace Head Start.
Homeschool students enjoy prom (05/01/16)
See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2300315.html.
2016 Shelbyville Central High Prom (04/30/16)
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 (04/29/16)
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 (04/29/16)
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.
2016 Professional Women's Luncheon (04/27/16)
Many of the attendees at the 2016 Professional Women's Luncheon held Wednesday, April 27, 2016.
Community photos 4/27/16 (04/27/16)
Hee Haw & Howdy preview 2016 (04/26/16)
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 (04/26/16)
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 (04/26/16)
Community Elementary students enjoyed a fun-filled Field Day on April 15.
Community photos 4/26/16 (04/26/16)
Small Talk: What school project has been your favorite? (04/24/16)
Students from Liberty School.
Community photos 4/24/16 (04/23/16)
Staff photos 4/22/16 (04/22/16)
A sobering lesson (04/22/16)
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...
Staff photos 4/21/16 (04/21/16)
Community photos 4/21/16 (04/21/16)
Lonestar visits airport (04/20/16)
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.
Small Talk: Give your parents a fashion makeover (04/20/16)
Community photos 4-20-16 (04/20/16)
Fans salute Viqueens 2016 (04/19/16)
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 (04/19/16)
Bedford Cancer Foundation held its annual Walking For Cancer Horse Show fundraiser Saturday at Champions Arena.
Cascade prom night 2016 (04/17/16)
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? (04/17/16)
Students from Southside Elementary School.
Commnity photos 4/17/2016 (04/16/16)
Special music for a special audience (04/15/16)
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...
Community photos 4/15/2016 (04/15/16)
Spring Sweeties 2016 (04/14/16)
The Shelbyville Jaycees held their Spring Sweetie Pageant on March 26.
Mock DUI accident (04/13/16)
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.
Small Talk: If you could change a school rule... (04/10/16)
Students from Thomas Magnet School.
Caregiver Relief Program pancake supper 2016 (04/08/16)
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...
It's Magic! (04/08/16)
Magician Alan Kazam recently visited both Thomas Magnet School and Learning Way Elementary.
Community photos 4/6/2016 (04/06/16)
Honor Roll section 4/3/16 (04/03/16)
π gets around at HMS (04/03/16)
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 (04/03/16)
Students spending spring break in the School-Age Care Program.
Community High School prom (03/31/16)
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 (03/29/16)
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.
Small Talk: What would you like to do during Spring Break? (03/27/16)
Students from Learning Way Elementary School.
Prom-bound students get graphic safety reminders (03/27/16)
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 (03/25/16)
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.
Staff photos 3-23-2016 (03/23/16)
Superheroes power their way through 5K (03/22/16)
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 (03/20/16)
Students from East Side Elementary School.
Spring style shines at Woman's Club (03/20/16)
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! (03/20/16)
The Times-Gazette celebrated the th birthday of our own Teresa Ward on March 16.
Daffodil Day 2016 (03/19/16)
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 (03/17/16)
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"...
Community photos 3/17/2016 (03/17/16)
Deery Street house fire (03/16/16)
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 (03/15/16)
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: Add something to your school's playground (03/13/16)
Students from Eakin Elementary School.
Community photos 3/13/2016 (03/12/16)
Community photos 3/10/2016 (03/10/16)
Small Talk: What is your favorite movie? (03/06/16)
Students from Community Middle School.
Squared away: Crowd gets down at Halls Mill dance (03/06/16)
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 (03/06/16)
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...
Community photos 3/6/16 (03/05/16)
The circus comes to town (03/04/16)
Garden Bros. Circus made a recent series of weekend performances at Calsonic Arena on the Celebration grounds.
Chili, Chocolate, chicken: Yummm! (03/03/16)
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.
Community photos 3/3/2016 (03/03/16)
Community photos 3/2/16 (03/02/16)
Staff photos 3/2/16 (03/02/16)
Small Talk: What class do you wish was taught at your school? (02/28/16)
Students from Liberty Elementary School
Staff photos 2/28/16 (02/27/16)
Second Harvest distribution (02/27/16)
First Baptist Church on Depot Street held a Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee distribution Friday, Feb 26, 2016. (T-G Photos by Jason Reynolds)
Community photos 2/26/2016 (02/26/16)
Community photos 2/24/2016 (02/24/16)
United Way section 2016 (02/23/16)
Photos from our annual United Way supplement.
Small Talk: If you could change your first name.... (02/21/16)
Children from Boys & Girls Club of Bedford County.
Community photos 2/21/2016 (02/20/16)
Community photos 2/19/2016 (02/19/16)
National CTE Letter of Intent Signing Day (02/19/16)
The National CTE Letter of Intent Signing Day was Thursday, Feb. 18. The Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Shelbyville was one of 14 technical colleges across the nation signing up some of the most talented technically minded high school...
Community photos 2/18/2016 (02/18/16)
Community photos 2/16/2016 (02/16/16)
Habitat Ball 2016 (02/16/16)
The Bedford Builds Habitat for Humanity Ball was held Saturday, Feb. 13.
Small Talk: Something special for Mom on Valentine's Day (02/14/16)
Students from Learning Way Elementary School.
Community photos 2/12/2016 (02/12/16)
Staff photos 2/11/2016 (02/11/16)
Snowy square (02/10/16)
School may have been out Tuesday due to the snowfall, but downtown was open for business.
Community photos 2/10/2016 (02/10/16)
Chamber of Commerce banquet 2016 (02/10/16)
See the story at .
Small Talk: Your favorite part of the Bill of Rights (02/10/16)
Students from Cascade Elementary School. See the related story here.
Staff photos 2-9-2016 (02/09/16)
Community photos 2-9-2016 (02/09/16)
Small Talk: The ultimate Super Bowl party (02/07/16)
Students from Thomas Magnet School
Community photos 2/7/16 (02/07/16)
Community photos 2/5/2016 (02/05/16)
100 days = Party Time! (02/05/16)
Kelly Mayo's kindergarten class at Community Elementary celebrated the 100th day of school on Thursday, Jan. 28 with fun activities and a celebration of the number 100. Class members are Blake Arrasmith, Corrin Carothers, Landon Crick, Chloe...
Community photos 2/4/2016 (02/04/16)
Cascade Middle School homecoming (02/03/16)
Community photos 2/3/2016 (02/03/16)
Trivia on the Fly 2016 (02/02/16)
The second annual Trivia on The Fly was held Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016.
Community photos 2/2/2016 (02/02/16)
Government night at Flat Creek Community Club (02/02/16)
Local leaders were in the spotlight at January's Flat Creek Community Club dinner. Those representing Bedford County mingled with and spoke to the crowd. The club meets the first Saturday of each month.
Small Talk: Super Bowl predictions (01/31/16)
Students from the School-Age Care program at Learning Way Elementary.
Community photos 1/27/2016 (01/27/16)
Community photos 1/26/2016 (01/26/16)
Small Talk: What's your favorite TV show, and what character would you be? (01/24/16)
Students from East Side Elementary School.
Community photos 1/24/16 (01/23/16)
Snow Weekend January 2016 (01/22/16)
Community photos 1/22/2016 (01/22/16)
Amigos (01/22/16)
Cascade High School's Spanish Honor Society is teaming up with the Hispanic community through a program called "AMIGOS." This is a community service program that allows students to engage in cross-cultural friendships. The students will learn more...
Community basketball homecoming court (01/20/16)
Community High School will hold its basketball homecoming ceremony at 3 p.m. Saturday preceding games against Central Magnet starting at 4. The seniors pictured are candidates for king and queen.
MLK Luncheon 2016 (01/19/16)
Gilliland Historical Resource Center Inc. held its fourth annual MLK Luncheon Monday at First Church of the Nazarene. The theme was "Embracing Our Legacy as We Prepare for the Future."
Setting the perfect table (01/19/16)
Volunteer Garden Club, meeting on Jan. 8 at the Farm Bureau Building, had an exhibition of table settings. Each setting was prepared by a team of five club members, which had half of an 8-foot banquet table to design.
Small Talk: What would you do with a big lottery prize? (01/17/16)
Students from Southside Elementary School.
Community photos 1/17/16 (01/16/16)
Staff photos 1/17/16 (01/15/16)
Community photos 1/15/16 (01/15/16)
Staff photos 1/14/2016 (01/14/16)
Community photos 1/13/16 (01/13/16)
First Community Bank service awards (01/13/16)
First Community Bank of Bedford County closed out last year by holding its annual service award banquet. Several employees were recognized for their service.
Lunch time at East Side (01/12/16)
Lunch is often one of the highlights of the day for students, and it's a finely tuned process at East Side Elementary School. The staff takes pride in not only serving nutritious meals, but adding a touch of caring for the many children who pass...
Staff photos 1/12/16 (01/12/16)
Wildland firefighter training (01/10/16)
The 14th annual Tennessee-Kentucky Wildland Fire Academy is being held through Saturday, Jan. 16 at the Tennessee Fire Service and Codes Academy.
Small Talk: What do you wish you had gotten to do in 2015? (01/10/16)
Students from Boys & Girls Club of Bedford County.
Staff photos 1/10/16 (01/09/16)
Favorite photos of 2015 (01/05/16)
Several Times-Gazette staff members shared the favorite photos they took during 2015.
Small Talk: How do you need to improve in school the second half of the year? (01/03/16)
Students from the School-Age Care Program.
Community photos 12/31/2015 (12/31/15)
Staff photos 12/30/2015 (12/30/15)
Community photos 12/30/2015 (12/30/15)
Community Middle School basketball homecoming 2015 (12/29/15)
Small Talk: What has made 2015 a year to remember? (12/27/15)
Students from Liberty Elementary School.
Christie's Cuddlies (12/27/15)
Christy's Cuddlies for Clera marked its 10th year of handing out goodies to nursing home and assisted living residents.
Community photos 12/27/15 (12/26/15)
Staff photos 12/23/2015 (12/23/15)
Community photos 12/23/2015 (12/23/15)
Christmas comes early (12/22/15)
Christmas came early to Bedford County on Saturday, Dec. 19. Santa flew into the Shelbyville Municipal Airport. Meanwhile, the American Legion (Big Brothers) handed out food to the needy, and City Outreach Ministries gave away toys.
Small Talk: What would Santa bring your principal? (12/20/15)
Students from East Side Elementary School
Local stitchers help decorate governor's trees (12/20/15)
Members of the Shelbyville Satellite Group of the Cheekwood Chapter of the Embroiderers' Guild of America contributed ornaments to the Tennessee Residence, home of Gov. Bill and Crissy Haslam. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2260561.html.
Three homes deliver the holiday spirit (12/20/15)
Members of Shelbyville Woman's Club enjoyed their annual Christmas Tour of Homes. See the story at .
Staff photos for 12/20/15 (12/19/15)
Community photos 12/20/2015 (12/19/15)
Community photos 12/18/2015 (12/18/15)
Toys for Tots 2015 (12/18/15)
Toys for Tots distributed toys Tuesday at Gateway Church and in partnership with other churches and charities, serving approximately 1,500 children, Col. Ken Crowell (ret.) said.
Liberty 'Wax Museum' 2015 (12/17/15)
Liberty Elementary School third graders created their own "wax museum" of American history on Tuesday. In two different sessions, a wide variety of students dressed in costume as historic characters. Each wore a white sticker marked "PRESS HERE,"...
Staff photos 12/16/15 (12/16/15)
Staff photos 12/15/15 (12/15/15)
Celebration Christmas (12/15/15)
The first Celebration Christmas, an event held by the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration at Calsonic Arena on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015, drew crowds. See video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?&v=fxVlc4FwZwo.
Small Talk: What should Santa bring your parents? (12/13/15)
Students from Learning Way Elementary.
Community photos 12/13/15 (12/12/15)
Community photos 12/11/2015 (12/11/15)
Community Middle reward break (12/10/15)
Community Middle School students have been rewarded with three special breaks this fall for being responsible and well behaved citizens. During the latest break, teachers and administrators led various activities in the classrooms, library and gym....
2015 Shelbyville Christmas Parade (12/09/15)
Wartrace decorating moves indoors (12/09/15)
The rain didn't dampen these children's Christmas spirits. Every year children make ornaments to decorate Fat Albert, a blue spruce tree in downtown Wartrace. Due to the heavy rains on Tuesday, children decorated a tree in the Wartrace Town Hall....
Staff photos 12/9/2015 (12/09/15)
Community photos 12/9/15 (12/09/15)
Embroidery group decorates 30th tree (12/09/15)
The Shelbyville Satellite Group, part of the Cheekwood chapter of the Embroiderer's Guild of America, decorated a Christmas tree at Trader's Bank, the 30th year for the group to decorate a local bank. See the full story at...
Small Talk: What don't you want for Christmas? (12/06/15)
Students from Thomas Magnet School.
Ringing In The Holiday Season (12/06/15)
The Christian Single Widows Club has a holiday tradition of Christmas handbells, under the tutelage of club member Billie Crowell, a beloved local music teacher. The club gathered on Tuesday for lunch at River Bend Country Club and Crowell led them...
Community photos 12/6/15 (12/05/15)
Staff photos 12/3/15 (12/03/15)
Community photos 12/3/15 (12/03/15)
Community photos 12/2/15 (12/02/15)
Community photos 11/27/15 (11/27/15)
Liberty Idol November 2015 (11/25/15)
Liberty School held Liberty Idol talent show Tuesday, Nov. 24.
Small Talk: How to cook a turkey (11/25/15)
Students from Learning Way Elementary
Community photos 11/26/2015 (11/25/15)
Learning Way Readers' Theater Feast (11/24/15)
Learning Way Elementary School held its first annual Readers' Theater Feast on Nov. 17. Students and families went to their individual classrooms to make a puppet and listen to a story read by the teacher. Students then acted out the story with...
Great Canned Food Drive 2015 (11/23/15)
Shelbyville Central High School's Great Canned Food Drive ended Monday. It had a "Lion King" theme. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2253265.html.
Small Talk: What would you like to learn how to do? (11/22/15)
Students from East Side Elementary School.
Grasping success: Jiu jitsu group makes all the right moves (11/22/15)
See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2251885.html.
Community photos 11/22/15 (11/21/15)
Staff photos 11/22/15 (11/21/15)
Community photos 11/20/2015 (11/20/15)
Community photos 11/19/2015 (11/19/15)
Holiday open houses weekend of Nov. 13-15 (11/18/15)
Small Talk: If you could be a bug .... (11/15/15)
Students from Southside Elementary School.
Submitted photos 11/15/15 (11/14/15)
Homes of Hope banquet (11/13/15)
Homes of Hope of Bedford County held its annual fundraising banquet on Thursday. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2250083.html.
Staff photos 11/13/2015 (11/13/15)
Veterans Day in Bedford County Schools (11/12/15)
More Veterans Day photos (11/12/15)
Community schools, Harris Middle School and Victory Baptist Academy held Veterans Day services Wednesday.
Missing... but not forgotten (11/11/15)
A POW-MIA ceremony was held at The Moving Wall during its visit to Bell Bucile. Members of the Smyrna chapter of Rolling Thunder, a group of motorcyclists who ride to honor veterans, conducted the ceremony. See the story at...
Staff photos 11/11/2015 (11/11/15)
The Moving Wall 2015 (11/10/15)
The traveling replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., visited Bell Buckle, allowing veterans, families and anyone else to experience a point of contact with those lost during the war. See the story at...
Staff photos 11/10/2015 (11/10/15)
Veterans Day Parade and 5K (11/10/15)
Bedford County Veterans Day Parade was held Saturday, preceded by the Bedford Cancer Foundation's Veterans Day 5K along the same route. See video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hYV-e7HgVss.
Small Talk: If you won the lottery, how would you spend the money? (11/08/15)
Students from Eakin Elementary School.
Submitted photos 11-8-15 (11/07/15)
Community photos 11/5/2015 (11/05/15)
Safety Fair (11/03/15)
United Way held its 10th annual Child Safety Fun Fair on Saturday.
Community photos 11/3/2015 (11/03/15)
Trick or Treat (11/02/15)
Downtown square merchants gave out lots of candy to trick-or-treaters on Saturday.
Small Talk: What will you do with the extra hour from "falling back" this weekend? (11/01/15)
Students from School-Age Care Program.
Halloween at the T-G - and elsewhere (10/31/15)
Staff photos 10/27/2015 (10/27/15)
Community photos 10/27/2015 (10/27/15)
Soldier care packages (10/25/15)
Joey Hobbs and Ashley Sand are partnering with Shelbyville Walmart to send care packages to deployed soldiers and homeless veterans. Walmart will accept donations until Nov. 13.
Thomas Career Day (10/25/15)
Thomas Magnet School held Career Day on Monday, Oct. 19.
Small Talk: What book would you like to read in English class? (10/25/15)
Students from Liberty School.
Community photos 10-25-15 (10/24/15)
Community Health Fair (10/23/15)
The Community Health Fair was held at Celebration Way on Thursday, Oct. 22. More than 20 vendors offered information about a range of topics from funeral pre-planning to hospice care to information about physical therapy. Participants were allowed...
Empty Bowls luncheon (10/23/15)
The sixth annual Empty Bowls Luncheon was held Thursday at First Baptist Church, benefitting Fresh Start Center and Women of Grace Ministries. Attendees received a potato soup lunch and also took home a handmade pottery bowl from their table. The...
Duck River Fest (10/22/15)
The annual Duck River Fest was held Wednesday at River Bottom Park. Fifth-graders from area schools learned about such topics as water treatment, aquatic life and river safety. The materials are geared toward education standards and students will...
Community photos 10/21/2015 (10/21/15)
Community Cross Country Invitational (10/21/15)
39th Annual Webb School Art & Craft Fair - Sunday (10/18/15)
Thousands enjoyed the second day of the 39th Annual Webb School Art & Craft Fair on Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015.
Small Talk: If your school had a band.... (10/18/15)
Students from Thomas Magnet School.
39th Annual Webb School Art & Craft Fair (10/17/15)
The 39th Annual Webb School Art and Craft Festival took place this weekend in Bell Buckle, drawing tens of thousands of shoppers from across the midstate and beyond.
Jimmy Wayne concert (10/16/15)
Recording artist and New York Times bestselling author Jimmy Wayne appeared Thursday night at Shelbyville Central High School for a concert to benefit Junior's House, a child advocacy center which recently opened a satellite location in Shelbyville....
Roni Stoneman in Flat Creek (10/16/15)
Bluegrass legend and former "Hee Haw" cast member Roni Stoneman brought her banjo to the Flat Creek Community Center's September potluck supper. Stoneman, backed by The Donegan Band, thrilled the large crowd, many of which stood in line to have...
Staff photos 10/14/2015 (10/14/15)
Australian Shepherd Club of America (10/11/15)
The Australian Shepherd Club of America's championship, the National Specialty Show, is taking place at the Celebration. Events began this weekend and continue through Saturday.
Small Talk: Choose your own bedtime (10/11/15)
Students from East Side Elementary School.
Community photos for Oct. 11, 2015 (10/10/15)
Firehouse Barbecue 2015 (10/08/15)
The 2015 Firehouse Barbecue was held on Monday, Oct. 5.
Community photos 10/7/2015 (10/07/15)
Times-Gazette 2015 National Newspaper Week Coffee (10/07/15)
The Times-Gazette welcomed guests Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015 for a Chamber of Commerce coffee in observance of National Newspaper Week.
America's Night Out Against Crime 2015 (10/06/15)
The local observance of "America's Night Out Against Crime," featuring displays and activities from various law enforcement and emergency response organizations, was held Tuesday night at H.V. Griffin Park.
Community photos 10/6/2015 (10/06/15)
Small Talk: What question would you ask your principal? (10/04/15)
Students from Southside Elementary School.
Community photos for Oct. 4, 2015 (10/03/15)
Staff photos for Oct. 4, 2015 (10/03/15)
Art in the Park (10/03/15)
The Art in the Park festival was held Saturday on the public square. In conjunction, Episcopal Church of the Redeemer and First United Methodist Church held a blessing of the animals.
Community photos 10/2/2015 (10/02/15)
Seat belt grant presentation (10/02/15)
A presentation was held Oct. 1 at Calsonic Arena to announce a special Tennessee Highway Patrol seat belt enforcement initiative, funded by a grant from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in Bedford and Hawkins counties.
Community photos 10/1/2015 (10/01/15)
SCHS Homecoming Court 2015 (10/01/15)
These ladies are Shelbyville Central High School's elected homecoming court for football 2015. They will crown the queen on Friday at 6:30 p.m.
United Way Day of Caring (10/01/15)
United Way of Bedford County held its annual "Day of Caring" on Sept. 17. In the morning, representatives of United Way participating companies went out to do volunteer work for local health and human service agencies. Then, those volunteers --...
Flowers for Celebration Way (09/30/15)
Senior Solutions Home Care delivered flowers last Wednesday to residents of Celebration Way Assisted Living. Mindee Howard of Bedford Drug delivered word search books and other items as well.
Community photos 9/30/2015 (09/30/15)
2015 Community High homecoming court (09/30/15)
Community High School's candidates for homecoming queen and king, and attendants from the freshman through junior classes have been announced. The homecoming game is Friday night against East Robertson.
Staff photos 9/29/2015 (09/29/15)
School night at Learning Way (09/29/15)
On Sept. 22, Learning Way Elementary held a parent back-to-school night and educational fair. For the first half hour, parents met teachers in their classrooms. Then, parents and students enoyed hot dogs, chips, cookies and water. They browsed...
Community Middle School homecoming (09/29/15)
ComeUnity (09/27/15)
ComeUnity ministry held a luncheon Thursday to ask pastors and other ministries to come together to serve the community.
Small Talk: How old will your children be before they can date? (09/27/15)
Students from Learning Way Elementary School.
Submitted photos 9/27/15 (09/26/15)
Staff photos 9/25/2015 (09/26/15)
Celebration Pet Day 2015 (09/23/15)
People and critters had fun Saturday during the Celebration Pet Day even at the Bedford County Agriculture Center.
Staff photos 9/23/2015 (09/23/15)
Community photos 9/22/2015 (09/22/15)
Cascade Reward School party (09/20/15)
Cascade Elementary School on Friday celebrated its status as a Reward School for Performance.
Epsilon Sigma Alpha fall fashion show (09/20/15)
Shelbyville's Beta Iota Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha recently presented its 37th annual dinner and fashion show at the First United Methodist Church. Carolyn's was the source of the fashions for the evening. The annual fashion show is the major...
Small Talk: What reality TV show would you like to be on? (09/20/15)
Students from Bedford County Learning Academy
'Don't Drink The Water' (09/15/15)
The Fly Arts Center will present the farce "Don't Drink The Water," by Woody Allen, Friday through Sunday, and again Sept. 25-26. Show times are 7 p.m. for Friday and Saturday performances, 2 p.m. for the Sunday matinee. The story is set in the...
Small Talk: What would you give your principal as a birthday present? (09/13/15)
Students from Thomas Magnet School, where Dr. LeEllen Carter is principal.
Freedom Quilt (09/12/15)
Fifth grade students from Thomas Magnet School made a "freedom quilt" out of pieces of construction paper on which each child wrote or drew his or her idea of freedom. The quilt was part of a study of the events of September 11, 2001, on Friday,...
Fun and soccer (09/12/15)
Special Olympics soccer 2015 (09/11/15)
The Special Olympics 25 annual soccer meet was held Thursday at H.V. Griffin Park. The crowd waits for the opening ceremony.
Leadership Bedford (09/10/15)
Leadership Bedford held a reception Tuesday at The Fly Arts Center. Shelbyville Central High School students: Sydnee Edwards, Julia Koonce, Savanna McCullough, Bailee Phelps, Tyler Allen, Lexi Sanders, Ally Puckett, Jacie Armstrong, Cerridwen...
The Celebration revisited (09/09/15)
Fourth on Labor Day (09/08/15)
The annual Independence Day fireworks ceremony, rained out in July, was rescheduled for Labor Day, along with live music and other activities.
Small Talk: What would you name a new planet? (09/06/15)
Students from East Side Elementary School
Celebration scenes 9/3/2015 (09/03/15)
Celebration scenes 9/2/2015 (09/02/15)
Garden Club presents awards (09/01/15)
The Shelbyville Garden club met Aug. 19 at Farm Bureau. Pat Garrett, a residential energy advisor with DREMC-Energy Conservation, gave the program.
Hats Off To The Celebration (08/31/15)
The first "Hats Off To The Celebration" event was held on Saturday, drawing strong participation including a number of different styles of hats, in various sizes, shapes and colors.
Small Talk: What should the school schedule be? (08/30/15)
Students from Southside Elementary School.
Celebration scenes 8/28/2015 (08/28/15)
Chili Pepper River Float 2015 (08/25/15)
The annual Chili Pepper River Float was held Saturday, Aug. 22.
Flume collapse Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015 (08/23/15)
A portion of Shelbyville's storm drainage flume collapsed and an previously-affected portion sustained further damage. Heavy rains are thought to have caused the damage near Shelbyville's main police and fire halls.
Ride for Richard Sanches (08/23/15)
Family and friends of Richard Sanches held a benefit motorcycle ride on Saturday, Aug. 22.
Small Talk: What school rules would you change or add? (08/23/15)
Students from Liberty School.
Prayer Luncheon at Calvary Baptist (08/19/15)
Calvary Baptist Church hosted a Bedford County Prayer Luncheon on Tuesday.
Cascade Alumni Football Game (08/18/15)
Small Talk: What do you need to improve this year before middle school next year? (08/16/15)
Students from Eakin Elementary School.
First UMC holds yard sale (08/14/15)
First United Methodist Church disposed of some surplus items this weekend, with a private sale to church members on Friday and a public sale scheduled for Saturday. The items included place settings and silverware, chairs, pews, office equipment,...
Beef - It's what's for lunch (08/14/15)
Farm Credit Mid-America hosted a Beef Appreciation Day on Thursday at the Shelbyville-Bedford County Chamber of Commerce, with chili, desserts and door prizes.
Community Photos 8/14/15 (08/14/15)
Staff Photos 8/13/15 (08/13/15)
Staff photos 8/11/15 (08/11/15)
Thomas Magnet celebrates Reward School status (08/11/15)
Thomas Magnet School combined its normal assembly with a fire drill, and once students were outside, posed them for a group photo to celebrate the school's designation by the state as a Reward School.
Small Talk: What didn't you get to do this summer? (08/09/15)
Students from Boys & Girls Club of Bedford County.
Learning Way Loop (08/07/15)
Learning Way Elementary held home visits by faculty and staff on July 31, prior to the start of the school year.
Lunch in Bedford County Schools (08/07/15)
Look for special features on lunch -- including school lunches -- in this Sunday's issue of Parade magazine, included with the Times-Gazette.
Staff photos 8/6/15 (08/06/15)
School begins 2015 (08/04/15)
Fairest of the Fair 2015 (08/04/15)
SPECIAL SECTION: Back to School 2015 (08/04/15)
Small Talk: What will you remember most about SACP? (08/02/15)
Students who've participated in the School-Age Care Program this summer offer some remembrances.
2015 Bedford County Fair (07/31/15)
Salamander Stroll returns (07/29/15)
Southside Elementary held its annual Salamander Stroll on Thursday night. According to art teacher Andrea McTigue, students could be found in their yards, riding their bikes or looking out their windows anxiously awaiting their teachers' visits.
Back to school for county's teachers (07/28/15)
An in-service day was held Monday for Bedford County teachers.
Small Talk: What would you add to summer camp next year? (07/26/15)
Campers from the Shelbyville Parks & Recreation Department's summer program.
Staff photos 7/26/15 (07/25/15)
Summer reading finale (07/24/15)
Children and parents gathered for the Summer Reading Group Grand Finale at the Shelbyville-Bedford County Public Library. Events included a water slide, bean bag toss, dunking booth, and more.
Two local garden club meetings (07/23/15)
Recent meetings of Shelbyville Garden Club and Town and Country Garden Club.
Bedford County Fair Coffee (07/22/15)
The Bedford County Fair hosted a Chamber coffee Tuesday at the Shelbyville-Bedford County Chamber of Commerce. The fair is July 27-Aug. 1.
Staff Photos 7/21/15 (07/21/15)
If I was going to be in the movies, I would be... (07/19/15)
Mt. Olivet UMC Ice Cream Supper (07/18/15)
Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church, between Shelbyville and Wartrace, has held a fund-raising ice cream and hamburger supper for decades, with hamburgers, hot dogs and homemade ice cream. This year's event was held on July 18.
Flat Creek hamburger supper (07/15/15)
Rain forced Flat Creek Community Club's annual hamburger supper indoors, but a good time was still had by all. The club meets the first Saturday of each month.
Fairest of the Fair (07/15/15)
The Bedford County Fairest of the Fair Pageant will be held Saturday at Shelbyville Central High School. Younger age divisions begin at 11 a.m. and run through the afternoon. Young Miss Bedford County Fair competition will begin at 6 p.m., while the...
2015 Tennessee State Championship Chili Cook-off (07/14/15)
The Tennessee State Championship Chili Cook-off and the First Square Fair were a spicy hit on Saturday, a hot day filled with chili, hot dogs and Boss Dogs (a dog contest).
Canine Carnival & Adoption Day (07/14/15)
Shelbyville Animal Control hosted a Canine Carnival & Adoption Day on Saturday at the Celebration grounds.
Small Talk: What exciting thing would you like to do someday? (07/12/15)
Participants in the Shelbyville Parks and Recreation Summer Camp.
Staff photos 7/12/15 (07/11/15)
In and Around Bedford County (07/10/15)
Bus drivers honored for perfect attendance (07/09/15)
Local banks donated $50 checks on Tuesday to school bus drivers who had perfect attendance last school year.
Community photos 7/9 (07/09/15)
Community photos 7-8 (07/08/15)
Community photos 7-7 (07/07/15)
Staff photos 7-7 (07/07/15)
Small Talk: Who would you like to trade places with for a day? (07/05/15)
Students from Boys & Girls Club of Bedford County.
Steeled and ready: Guitar player Larry Allen (07/05/15)
See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2210087.html.
Community photos 7/5/15 (07/04/15)
Veterans barbecue lunch (07/02/15)
Calvary Baptist Church held its annual barbecue lunch for veterans Wednesday prior to the Patriotic Parade and Rally.
God and Country parade, rally (07/02/15)
A small crowd gathered on the Shelbyville square for a patriotic parade and rally Wednesday night. A parade was followed by Christian music and guest speakers. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2210147.html.
Shelbyville Tennis Association league matches (06/30/15)
Duck River Cleanup 2015 (06/30/15)
The annual volunteer effort took place on June 27. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2209331.html.
Liberty Lions Club Horse Show (06/25/15)
The Liberty Lions Club held their 16th annual horse show Friday, June 19 at the Bedford County Agricultural Center.
Shelbyville Sharks vs. Sewanee 6-23-15 (06/24/15)
21st Annual RC Cola / Moon Pie Festival (06/20/15)
The annual celebration of two sweet Southern treats in Bell Buckle, including a 10-mile run, a parade, and other festivities. Ron Howes and Vicki Yates of WTVF-TV were crowned RC King and Moon Pie Queen.
Shelbyville Sharks vs. McMinnville 6-9-15 (06/10/15)
2015 Wartrace MusicFest (06/09/15)
Scenes from Wartrace MusicFest, held Saturday, June 6, 2015.
2015 Relay for Life (06/07/15)
The 2015 Relay for Life, a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society was held from 6 p.m. Friday, June 5 to 6 a.m. Saturday, June 6 at Bedford County Agricultural Center.
Library grand opening (05/30/15)
The Shelbyville-Bedford County Library held its grand opening on Saturday, May 30.
Fired Up 'N Fit 2015, Gallery 2 (05/30/15)
The Fired Up 'N Fit 2015
Water Day at SACP (05/29/15)
Field of Heroes 2015 (05/26/15)
The Field of Heroes event, honoring Bedford County soldiers who gave their lives for their country, was held on Memorial Day, May 25, 2015 at Willow Mount Cemetery in Shelbyville.
Retiring educators, support staff (05/21/15)
The Bedford County Board of Education on Tuesday honored retiring educators and staff.
Community photos 5/20/15 (05/20/15)
Shelbyville Central High School 2015 Graduation (05/18/15)
The 2015 Shelbyville Central High School Graduation Ceremony.
Cascade High School graduation 2015 (05/18/15)
Cascade High School graduation, May 16, 2015.
First Choice Fish Fry 2015 (05/17/15)
Games for kids and food and music for all were on the menu at First Choice Pregnancy and Counseling Center's 10th annual fish fry and auction Saturday, May 9, 2015.
2015 Community High School graduation (05/17/15)
Governor honors Cecil Harris for ultimate sacrifice (05/16/15)
Cecil Harris of Shelbyville, who lost his life in combat during World War II, and whose body was not found until 2013, was one of three soldiers honored by Gov. Bill Haslam at a ceremony Friday, May 15, 2015 in Nashville.
Community honors day 2015 (05/14/15)
Community High School honors day 2015
Central awards day 2015 (05/13/15)
Students tour the Times-Gazette (05/08/15)
Symphony at the Celebration (05/05/15)
The Nashville Symphony, under the direction of assistant conductor Vinay Parameswaran, made its annual visit to Calsonic Arena on Tuesday night, along with the Shelbyville Central High School wind ensemble. Prior to the concert, the symphony's...
Teacher job fair 2015 (05/04/15)
The Bedford County School District held its second annual teacher job fair on Saturday, May 2.
Footloose 5K (05/03/15)
The second annual Footloose for Kids 5K run was Saturday, May 2.
Jaws donation for Bedford County Fire Department (04/30/15)
Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation made a $20,000 grant to Bedford County Fire Department. The department used the grant to buy two Hurst Jaws of Life vehicle extraction tools. The fire department showed off the tools during a ceremony on...
2015 Special Olympics (04/22/15)
Organ donor awareness (04/22/15)
April is organ donation awareness month. A number of businesses and offices at the Bedford County Courthouse have decorated their spaces in honor of the month, and are providing information on how to become a donor.
Organ donor awareness coffee (04/22/15)
The annual organ donor awareness coffee was held on Tuesday, April 21 at the Shelbyville-Bedford County Chamber of Commerce. The Shelbyville Rotary Club hosts the coffee.
Run for the Ranch 5K (04/21/15)
Community photos 4/21/15 (04/21/15)
T-G Community Yard Sale (04/19/15)
2015 Reagan Day Dinner (04/19/15)
The Republican Party of Bedford County held its annual Reagan Day Dinner on Thursday, April 16 at the Blue Ribbon Circle.
Woman's Club play (04/18/15)
Oath of office (04/16/15)
U.S. Navy Reserve chaplain Lt. Jason Porter takes his oath of office Tuesday, April 14 at First Community Bank. Porter is being activated to the U.S. Navy. He said he does not yet know where or when he will serve, but he has requested to wait until...
Texting and driving (04/15/15)
Local emergency services agencies do an outreach program in schools every year in the week leading up to the Rewarding Our Kids (R.O.K.) Concert. Last Friday, two of the schools they visited were Shelbyville Central and Harris Middle. The program...
R.O.K. 2015 (04/14/15)
The 2015 Rewarding Our Kids (R.O.K.) Concert was Saturday, April 11.
Bark For Life (04/12/15)
The first-ever local Bark For Life was held Saturday, April 11 at the Bedford County Agriculture Center. It was an outgrowth of the Relay For Life and benefited the American Cancer Society.
Community photos 4/12/15 (04/10/15)
Community photos 4/10/15 (04/10/15)
First Baptist Church egg hunt (04/08/15)
First Baptist Church (Depot Street) held an egg hunt Saturday, April 4 at Walnut Ridge Farms.
Fifty Cent Auction egg hunt (04/07/15)
Fifty Cent held an egg hunt Saturday, April 4 at the Bedford County Ag Center.
Walk for Christ 2015 (04/06/15)
Learning Way third graders speak their minds (04/05/15)
Third grade students from Ali Wilcox, Jessica Barnett, Melissa Horn, Whitley Troutman, and Danielle Presley's reading classes at Learning Way Elementary worked on speeches during class and at home to give to their principals or cafeteria staff. The...
Small Talk: What is your best subject in school? (04/05/15)
Students from East Side Elementary School.
Stations of the Cross (04/04/15)
The annual, interdenominational Stations of the Cross observance was held in Shelbyville on Friday, April 3, 2015.
Glen Oaks Convalescent Center Easter Egg Hunt (04/04/15)
Glen Oaks Convalescent Center of Shelbyville held its annual Easter Egg Hunt on Friday, April 3, 2015.
Staff photos 4/3/15 (04/03/15)
Liberty Idol (04/03/15)
Talent roams the halls of Liberty School, and students proved it at the annual Liberty Idol contest recently.
Staff photos 4/2/15 (04/02/15)
Staff photos 4/1/15 (04/01/15)
Small Talk: What should the Easter Bunny bring to your house? (04/01/15)
Students from Learning Way Elementary School.
Small Talk: What would you like to do during spring break? (03/29/15)
Students from Community Elementary School.
TCAT Tennessee Reconnect Open House (03/28/15)
Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Shelbyville held an open house on Saturday to promote the Tennessee Reconnect program, a state grant program to assist adults seeking a new skill or credential from TCAT facilities across the state. Visitors...
Wild Beast Feast (03/26/15)
Community High School's FFA held a Wild Beast Feast last week to raise funds.
A different kind of senior prom (03/26/15)
Carriage House Inn and The Heart Remembers hosted a prom for seniors last Friday.
Staff photos 3/25/15 (03/25/15)
Daffodil Day 2015 (03/24/15)
Yellow flowers painted the streets of Bell Buckle Saturday during the 38th annual Daffodil Day. This annual event was named in honor of the thousands of daffodils that line the roads and farmlands for a 6-mile stretch of State Highway 82 leading...
Styles of the season come to life (03/22/15)
Shelbyville Woman's Club hosted a fashion show presented by Carolyn Matusek of Carolyn's dress shop in Shelbyville.
Hee Haw & Howdy is coming (03/22/15)
The annual "Hee Haw & Howdy" revue benefits the American Cancer Society Relay For Life and is organized by the Strength In Numbers Relay team. The show, a Bedford County tradition since the 1970s, is a tribute to the classic TV show, with its mix of...
Community photos 3/21/15 (03/21/15)
Community Photos 3/19/15 (03/19/15)
MTBN Meeting (03/18/15)
Community photos 3/18/15 (03/18/15)
2015 Celebrity Waiter Luncheon (03/17/15)
The annual Celebrity Waiter Luncheon, with proceeds going to the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life of Bedford County, was held Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at the fellowship hall of First Baptist Church on Depot Street. An auction was also held.
Fire truck driving simulator used at academy (03/17/15)
A driving simulator which recreates the experience of driving a fire truck in traffic was part of "Horsepower Weekend" at the Tennessee Fire Service and Codes Enforcement Academy.
Community photos 3/17/15 (03/17/15)
EMS Youth Academy Class of 2015 (03/17/15)
Bedford County Emergency Medical Services held its third EMS Youth Academy recently. A total of 15 teenagers learned about, and in some cases got hands-on training in, a variety of first aid-related skills during the 11-week class. Select-Tech, a...
Boys & Girls Club Open House (03/16/15)
Youth Leadership Bedford sponsored an open house at the Boys & Girls Club of Bedford County on Friday, March 13, 2015.
Small Talk: What period of time would you have liked to live in? (03/15/15)
Students from Bedford County Learning Academy.
Selma: A bridge to the future (03/15/15)
Local resident Sarah Hunt attended the 50-year commemoration of the Selma-to-Montgomery Voting Rights March of 1965. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2175251.html.
Wood comes alive: McGee's figurines depict southern life (03/15/15)
Woodworker Grady McGee carves these whimsical representations. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2175024.html
Staff photos 3/15/15 (03/14/15)
Tearing it down (03/13/15)
A building at East Lane and Deery streets sits in the process of being demolished.
Career Day at Motlow College (03/13/15)
Representatives of the Times-Gazette were among the speakers at Shelbyville Rotary Club's annual Career Day for Bedford County students, held Wednesday at Motlow State Community College. See video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V8s2RbbEN28.
Fashion show at Scott UMC (03/12/15)
The men of Scott United Methodist Church held their first-ever fashion show last Saturday at Harris Middle School to benefit the church.
Staff photos 3/11/15 (03/11/15)
Community photos 3/11/15 (03/11/15)
Bell Buckle Fire Department Chili Cookoff (03/10/15)
The Bell Buckle Fire Department Chili Cookoff is always a popular event. The ninth annual cookoff was held on Saturday, March 7.
DAR presents history contest winners (03/10/15)
On Sunday, Feb. 15, the DAR held its annual George Washington Tea to present the winners of their annual American History contest. The George Washington Tea is held each February to award the winners of the annual American History and Good Citizen...
Stitching Memories of Seuss (03/08/15)
The Shelbyville Satellite Group to the Cheekwood Chapter of the Embroiderer's Guild of America recently distributed bookmarks to students at Southside Elementary. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2173135.html.
Slick moves on a slick day (03/07/15)
The snow brought out the sledders. Using coolers to car floor mats to traditional sleds, they flocked to the floodgate near Shelbyville City Hall for a day of fun in the snow.
Post office employees brave ice (03/07/15)
Mail carriers at the Shelbyville post office load their vehicles on the icy morning of Thursday, March 4, 2015.
Community photos 3/6/15 (03/06/15)
Staff photos 3/5/15 (03/05/15)
Community photos 3/5/15 (03/05/15)
Memories live in old church (03/04/15)
Demolition continues on the Bell Buckle First Baptist Church. According to the Tennessee Preservation Trust, the building was constructed in the late 1800s and originally functioned as the Bell Buckle Presbyterian Church. Used for services up...
Dr. Seuss works out (03/04/15)
"Use your imagination," East Side Elementary physical education teacher Valerie Ward said. Then it became clear. The Dr. Seuss-themed exercises Tuesday made perfect sense. First graders enjoyed workouts based on the Seuss classics "Green Eggs and...
Staff photos 3/4/15 (03/04/15)
School kids refocus after weather disruptions (03/04/15)
With two weeks off due to the ice and snow, Liberty School students seemed to be glad to be back in class, even though another round of cold stuff could be on the way. Principal Cort Huffman said the kids are usually more focused after a long break....
Staff photos 3-3-15 (03/03/15)
Chili, chocolate and chicken delights (03/03/15)
Delightful dishes to satisfy virtually every craving were available at Saturday's Triple C -- Chili, Chocolate and Chicken -- competition at the Fly Arts Center. Proceeds went to the Our Town program and the Fly.
Ms. Wheelbilly pageant (03/02/15)
The Wheelbillies team in the American Cancer Society Relay For Life held its annual "Ms. Wheelbilly" pageant on Saturday at Liberty School. This tongue-in-cheek event features men and boys in pageant dresses, working the crowd for donations. A...
Small Talk: Were you bored on your snow days last week? (03/01/15)
Students from the School-Age Care Program.
Staff photos 2/27/15 (02/27/15)
Community photos 2/27/15 (02/27/15)
Community photos 2/26/15 (02/26/15)
Staff photos 2/26/15 (02/26/15)
Bowling over cancer (02/26/15)
The Walmart team in the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life held a bowling fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 21 at Shelbvyille Bowl.
Staff photos 2-25-15 (02/25/15)
Salute to FFA (02/24/15)
Various activities of local FFA chapters.
Community photos 2/22/15 (02/21/15)
Community photos 2/20/15 (02/20/15)
Community photos 2/17/15 (02/17/15)
17th annual Habitat Ball (02/15/15)
Brothers in Sound: Cataldos take their music seriously (02/15/15)
See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2165832.html and the video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=611zibXXSZA.
Staff photos 2/15/15 (02/14/15)
Community photos 2/13/14 (02/13/15)
Black History Coffee (02/12/15)
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 (02/12/15)
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...
Community photos 2/12/15 (02/11/15)
History In Art (02/10/15)
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....
Community Photos 2/10/15 (02/10/15)
Cascade H.S. Black Light Pep Rally (02/09/15)
Small Talk: How much does it cost to mail a letter? (02/08/15)
Students from East Side Elementary School.
Commnity photos 2-6-15 (02/06/15)
Community photos 2/5/15 (02/05/15)
Senior's learn how to Tai Chi (02/04/15)
Fire prevention (02/04/15)
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 (02/03/15)
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 (02/03/15)
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 (02/02/15)
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 (01/30/15)
with 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 (01/30/15)
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 enough...
Senior Bowling League (01/30/15)
Staff photos 1/30/15 (01/30/15)
Community photos 1/28/15 (01/28/15)
Staff photos 1/27/15 (01/27/15)
Community photos 1/27/15 (01/27/15)
Thomas Magnet salutes the military (01/27/15)
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 (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...
Community photos 11/20/14 (11/20/14)
Staff photos 11/20/14 (11/20/14)
Rotary members receive recognition (11/19/14)
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 (11/19/14)
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.
Staff photos 11/18/14 (11/18/14)
Community photos 11/18/14 (11/18/14)
Nichols' Christmas decor is about family and memories (11/16/14)
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 (11/15/14)
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.
Mary's Table (11/15/14)
First Baptist Church (Depot Street) held the Mary's Table Women's Conference on Saturday, Nov. 15.
Community photos 11/13/14 (11/13/14)
Staff photos 11/13/14 (11/13/14)
Staff photos 11/12/14 (11/12/14)
School Veterans Day Programs (11/11/14)
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 (11/11/14)
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.
Staff photos 11/9/14 (11/08/14)
Community photos 11/9/14 (11/08/14)
Veterans Day Parade and 5K (11/08/14)
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 (11/08/14)
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...
Community photos 11/7/14 (11/07/14)
Staff photos 11/6/14 (11/06/14)
Community photos 11/6/14 (11/06/14)
Life House (11/05/14)
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...
Staff photos 11/5/14 (11/05/14)
Community photos 11/5/14 (11/05/14)
More trick or treat on the square (11/04/14)
'The Diary of Anne Frank' (11/04/14)
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...
Community photos 11/2/14 (11/02/14)
Staff photos 11/3/14 (11/01/14)
Trick or Treating on the Square (11/01/14)
Staff photos 10/31/14 (10/31/14)
Amanda's Run (10/31/14)
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.
Business training (10/30/14)
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 (10/30/14)
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 (10/30/14)
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...
Staff photos 10/29/14 (10/29/14)
2014 Cascade High School Homecoming (10/29/14)
Community photos 10/29/14 (10/29/14)
Jack Daniel's World Championship Invitational Barbecue 2014 (10/28/14)
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.
Staff photos 10/28/14 (10/28/14)
2014 Spooktacular (10/25/14)
The 2014 Spooktacular 5K run and walk benefiting United Way of Bedford County was held Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. Some participants dressed in costume.
Staff photos 10/26/14 (10/24/14)
Community photos 10/26/14 (10/24/14)
Small Talk--What would you change about yourself? (10/24/14)
The T-G thanks Cascade Middle School and principal David Parker for participating in this week's Small Talk.
Community photos 10/24/14 (10/24/14)
Arlington National Cemetery funeral for Cecil Harris (10/22/14)
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 ...
Staff photos 10/21/14 (10/21/14)
Webb School Art and Craft Show 2014 (10/20/14)
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 (10/19/14)
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
Staff photos 10/19/14 (10/18/14)
Community photos 10/19/14 (10/17/14)
Senior Citizens Picnic (10/17/14)
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.
Community photos 10/17/14 (10/17/14)
Staff photos 10/15/14 (10/15/14)
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Veterans gather (10/11/14)
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...
Community Middle School Student Section (10/10/14)
4 Warn Weather Alert Tour (10/09/14)
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.
Eastview Fall Fest and fun on the Square (10/09/14)
Central grads celebrate 20 years (10/09/14)
Shelbyville Central High School class of 1994 held a 20-year reunion at the Fly Arts Center.
J. Jordan Fashion Show (10/09/14)
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 (10/09/14)
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 (10/09/14)
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 (10/08/14)
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 (10/08/14)
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 (10/08/14)
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 (10/04/14)
Celebration City Region Car Club hosted an automotive swap meet and Christmas/Crafts Village on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014.
Blessing of the Pets (10/04/14)
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 (10/04/14)
The Shelbyville Art in the Park event was held Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014 on the Shelbyville square.
En Plein Air painting event (10/04/14)
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 (10/03/14)
Business After Hours was hosted by Shelbyville Automotive with Bedford Cancer Foundation on Thursday.
Community photos 10/3/14 (10/03/14)
Community Middle and High School Homecoming Courts (10/03/14)
Community photos 10/2/14 (10/02/14)
Starring... The Eagles! (09/30/14)
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 (09/30/14)
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 (09/25/14)
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...
Community photos 9/25/14 (09/25/14)
Celebration Travel's 30-year voyage (09/24/14)
Celebration Travel held an open house last Friday to celebrate its 30th anniversary.
Garden Club at M&L Greenhouse (09/24/14)
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...
Community photos 9/24/14 (09/24/14)
'The Song' premiere (09/23/14)
Small Talk: What's a rule at home you want changed? (09/21/14)
Students from Cascade Middle School.
Celebration Pet Day 2014 (09/20/14)
Scenes from the 10th annual Celebration Pet Day, held Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014 at Bedford County Agricultural Center.
Firehouse Barbecue 2014 (09/17/14)
The annual Firehouse Barbecue was Monday at the Tennessee Fire Codes and Enforcement Academy. Proceeds are used to buy smoke detectors for the needy.
2014 Community Cross Country Invitational (09/16/14)
Calsonic Kansei 30th anniversary, Part Two (09/15/14)
Calsonic Kansei North America celebrated its 30th anniversary on Saturday, Sept. 13.
Calsonic Kansei 30th anniversary, Part One (09/15/14)
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 (09/14/14)
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...
Small Talk: What type of business would you open in Shelbyville? (09/14/14)
Students from Harris Middle School.
Outgoing SRO honored by Liberty (09/14/14)
Liberty School honored outgoing Student Resource Officer Bob Filer with a surprise farewell party Thursday. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2118546.html
Community photos 9/14/14 (09/14/14)
United Way Appreciation Luncheon (09/12/14)
United Way of Bedford County held its appreciation and campaign kickoff luncheon Thursday at H.V. Griffin Park. The luncheon served multiple purposes -- a "thank you" to volunteers in the Day of Caring projects held earlier in the day, an awards...
Community photos 9/10/14 (09/10/14)
Community photos 9/9/14 (09/09/14)
Fallen Firefighter Memorial (09/08/14)
The annual memorial ceremony was held Saturday at the Tennessee Fallen Firefighters Memorial on the campus of Tennessee Fire Service and Codes Enforcement Academy on Unionville Deason Road. See the story in Tuesday's Times-Gazette.
Getting their groove on (09/07/14)
When the temperature rises to the scorching upper 90s, most people opt to stay indoors. Not Jose Calixto and Juan Valenzuela. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2115498.html
Staff photos 9-7-14 (09/06/14)
FFA Car show in Halls Mill (09/06/14)
The Halls Mill Outlaws held a car show on Saturday to raise money for a trip by local students involved in the FFA.
Special Olympics soccer (09/05/14)
Special Olympics Area 13 hosted soccer games Friday at H.V. Griffin Park. The games featured 125 athletes.
Staff photos 9/5/14 (09/05/14)
Community photos 9/5/13 (09/05/14)
Staff photos 9/3/14 (09/03/14)
Thomas Smith surprise party (09/03/14)
Bedford County Circuit Court Clerk Thomas Smith, who left office at the end of August after having served since 1986, was honored with a surprise party last week by current and former employees, family and other well-wishers. The party was held in...
Small Talk: If your school had a yard sale, what would you bring to sell? (08/31/14)
Students from School-Age Care Program at East Side Elementary School.
Stick horse show at Miss Judie's Day Care (08/31/14)
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Community photos 8/28/14 (08/30/14)
A hot celebration day (08/29/14)
See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2113948.html.
Celebration Thursday 8-28 (08/28/14)
A salute to veterans in attendance and an appearance by Gov. Bill Haslam were among the highlights of Thursday evening's Celebration performance.
Fun, food at the Celebration (08/28/14)
See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2113582.html
Voice and Vision (08/27/14)
The high temperatures and almost unbearable heat on Friday didn't stop the Shelbyville's youth from enjoying The Voice and The Vision's Paint the Park event. See the story at
Community photos 8/27/14 (08/27/14)
Swearing-in (08/27/14)
County Officials were recently sworn in and will begin taking office Sept. 1.
FCB sponsor reception (08/26/14)
First Community Bank of Bedford County, which is now the official banking sponsor of the Celebration, had a reception Saturday night in the Hall of Fame Club at Calsonic Arena prior to Saturday night's Celebration performance. T
Small Talk: What could the Celebration do to attract kids your age? (08/24/14)
Children from Learning Way Elementary
Community photos 8/24/14 (08/22/14)
Staff photos 8/24/14 (08/22/14)
Shelbyville Garden Club meets (08/22/14)
Community photos 8/22/14 (08/22/14)
Staff photos 8/22/14 (08/22/14)
Community Photos 8/20/14 (08/20/14)
Teddy Bear Day at Barnyard Kids (08/19/14)
Teddy bears were special guests as Barnyard Kids students enjoyed lunch with their parents on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014.
Community photos 8/19/14 (08/19/14)
Rockin' into the night (08/19/14)
The I Am What I Am concert for autism awareness, headlined by Bedford County country rapper Big Smo, brought out the crowd Saturday at Bedford County Agriculture Center.
Building a love for the outdoors (08/19/14)
The second annual JAKES (Juniors Acquiring Knowledge, Ethics and Sportsmanship) Day was held Saturday at Arrowhead Ranch. Emphasis was placed on safe hunting and fishing and connecting youth with the traditions of hunting and fellowship with the...
Small Talk: What would you call your school if you could change its name? (08/17/14)
Students from East Side Elementary School.
Staff photos 8-17-14 (08/15/14)
Kacey Smith performs for Woman's Club (08/15/14)
Local singer Kacey Smith performed at the August 2014 meeting of Shelbyville Woman's Club.
Chamber Meet 'N Greet (08/13/14)
The Shelbyville-Bedford Chamber of Commerce held a Meet 'N Greet Tuesday at First Community Bank.
Driver survives all-night ordeal after crash (08/12/14)
Jude Giblen of La Vergne lay beside his crashed car from about 11 p.m. Monday, Aug. 11, 2014 until late Tuesday morning at the foot of an embankment on U.S. 231 at Chestnut Ridge. A passing motorist spotted the car and help arrived soon. See the...
Cruising a different kind of Duck (08/10/14)
Pruitt, Brenda, and Trace Marshall recently enjoyed a Caribbean cruise where they had a chance to mingle with the stars of Duck Dynasty. The T-G encourages readers to share their travel photos and experiences by uploading photos at t-g.com or...
Small Talk: First day of the new school year... (08/10/14)
Special thanks to the Cascade SACP for sharing their thoughts about the school year to come.
Election night photos (08/08/14)
Highlights from election night watch parties from the Aug. 7, 2014, primary and general elections.
Bingo and healthcare (08/06/14)
Walgreens hosted bingo games Tuesday for seniors. The event included snacks, a question and answer session on immunizations, providing information on Medicare, and conducting blood pressure checks. The Shelbyville Walgreens is one of four stores...
Nationwide Express presents awards (08/06/14)
Community photos 8/5/14 (08/05/14)
Back to School 2014 (08/04/14)
Small Talk: When I go to the fair... (08/03/14)
Members of Boys & Girls Club of Bedford County.
Community photos for 8-3-14 (08/02/14)
Feeding the hungry (08/01/14)
First Baptist Church on Depot Street gave away approximately 21,000 pounds of food on Thursday.
Barefoot In The Park (08/01/14)
Smokestack Theatre at Community High School will present the Neil Simon comedy "Barefoot In The Park" Aug. 8-10 at the school. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2105988.html
Community photos 8/1/14 (08/01/14)
Community photos 7/30/14 (07/30/14)
Bertie-Ruth Buckingham Celebrity Charity Basketball Game (07/29/14)
Meet the 2014 Fairest of the Fair (07/29/14)
Bedford County Fair's beauty contests were held earlier this month, highlighted by the crowning of Bethany Bennett as 2014 Miss Bedford County Fair.
Pet adoption event (07/29/14)
Shelbyville-Bedford County Humane Association held a pet adoption and fundraiser Saturday at its shelter on Madison Street.
Stitching & Cooking (07/27/14)
Students were in stitches -- literally -- at the Beginning Sewing class held Wednesday by the UT Extension Service. The extension office also hosted a beginner cooking class where pumpkin bread was on the menu. Students learned the basics of cooking...
Small Talk: What is your favorite commercial, and why? (07/27/14)
Students from Boys & Girls Club of Bedford County.
Staff photos for July 27, 2014 (07/26/14)
1st Christian T-ball League 7-24-14 (07/25/14)
Community photos 7/25/14 (07/25/14)
Community photos 7/24/14 (07/24/14)
Staff photos 7/24/14 (07/24/14)
Ike Farrar honored by U.S. Air Force (07/23/14)
World War II pilot Ike Farrar was presented with a letter from the Chief of Staff of the Air Force during ceremonies held July 22 at Arnold Engineering Development Complex.
Library salutes summer readers (07/22/14)
Argie Cooper Public Library held a end-of-summer event last Friday for its summer reading program. A large crowd gathered at Eakin Elementary School to enjoy an evening that included awards, face painting, games and a planetarium presentation by...
Small Talk: If you were going to buy your parents an anniversary present.... (07/20/14)
Students from the School-Age Care Program
2014 Fairest of the Fair contestants (07/16/14)
The Fairest of the Fair pageants will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, July 19, at Shelbyville Central High School. The 17th annual Bedford County Fair runs from July 28-Aug. 2 at Bedford County Agriculture and Education Center on Midland Road.
Mission accomplished: Normandy team helps inner city (07/16/14)
A 16-person group from First Baptist Church of Normandy recently went on a mission trip to Indianapolis, Indiana. The group repaired a roof on a building used as an inner city community garden, cleaned up a vacant lot, participated in street clean...
Staff photos 7/15/14 (07/15/14)
1st Christian T-ball League (07/14/14)
Small Talk: My classified ad (07/13/14)
Students from the School-Age Care Program imagine what sort of classified ad they might take.
Chili Cookoffs and the First Square Fair (07/12/14)
On Friday night, the Southern Summer Night Chili Cook-off took place on the square, while on Saturday the Tennessee State Chili Cook-off Championship was held as part of the First Square Fair (formerly the Uptown City Fair).
Community photos 7/11/14 (07/11/14)
Staff photos 7/9/14 (07/09/14)
Edgemont colors America (07/09/14)
Edgemont Baptist Church hosted its annual musical celebration earlier this month. "Color Me America" is a patriotic celebration the church's Praise Choir enjoys presenting each year during early July.
Shelbyville Tennis Association 7-7-14 (07/08/14)
Swift water rescue drill (07/08/14)
Shelbyville firefighters trained for swift water rescues Monday, July 7, 2014 on Duck River at Fishermen's Park. They took a brief break for a real-life emergency to aid Winford Cummings, who suffered a broken ankle while fishing downstream.
Shelbyville July 4 Celebration (07/05/14)
Shelbyville's 2014 July 4 celebration drew crowds for food, music, fun and fireworks.
Patriotic Parade and Rally (07/02/14)
A Patriotic Parade and Rally was held Wednesday, July 2, 2014 on the Shelbyville square, following a barbecue for veterans at Calvary Baptist Church, event sponsor. The parade was followed by music led by Calvary music minister Steven Flippo and...
Making Pizza's at the Boys & Girls Club (07/02/14)
Community photos 7-2-14 (07/02/14)
Staff photos 7-2-14 (07/02/14)
Small Talk: How did people stay cool before electricity? (06/29/14)
Students from Boys & Girls Club of Bedford County.
New Town Grocery (06/29/14)
Kenneth Smith moved the old New Town Grocery from Rutherford County to his home on Kingdom Road. It took him three years to renovate the building and outfit it with his lifetime's collection of antique items. He will hold an open house from 10 a.m....
Staff photos for June 29, 2014 (06/27/14)
Home safe: Harden returns from Afghanistan (06/27/14)
Staff Sgt. Patrick Harden, a member of A Battery, 1-181st Field Artillery Battalion, Tennessee Army National Guard, returned home safely to his family on June 17 after 10 months in Afghanistan. There to welcome him were his wife, Lori, and his two...
Staff photos 6/26/14 (06/26/14)
Pfc. Daniel McClenney remembrace and dedication ceremony (06/25/14)
Shelbyville Sharks vs. Lawrenceburg 6-24-2014 (06/25/14)
Small Talk: July 4th memories (06/25/14)
Chillin' out on a summer day (06/24/14)
Small Talk: In the editor's chair (06/22/14)
Imagine that you are the editor at an imaginary newspaper in an imaginary town. What story would you assign to your reporters?
20th Annual RC Cola - Moon Pie Festival (06/21/14)
The annual celebration of two southern food icons in Bell Buckle, including a 10-mile race, a parade, and the "synchronized wading" skits. Gov. Bill and Crissy Haslam and country star Mark Collie were among the participants.
Staff photos 6-22-14 (06/21/14)
Community photos 6/20/14 (06/20/14)
Shelbyville Sharks vs. Sewanee 6-18-14 (06/18/14)
Staff photos 6/17/14 (06/17/14)
Shelbyville Tennis Association 6-17-14 (06/17/14)
Community photos 6/17/14 (06/17/14)
Gay Ervin retirement (06/16/14)
UT extension agent Gay Ervin's retirement party was held on Friday, June 13. Co-workers past and present, friends and family showed their appreciation for Ervin's work throughout her career.
A magical start to summer reading (06/15/14)
Mr. Rich the Science Guy from Super Science Tennessee entertained the audience at the Argie Cooper Library's Summer Reading Kickoff event on Wednesday June 4.
Community photos 6/15/14 (06/13/14)
Shelbyville Sharks vs. McMinnville 6-12-14 (06/13/14)
Tennis Camp (06/13/14)
Community photos 6/13/14 (06/13/14)
2014 Salute magazine debut (06/12/14)
The Shelbyville Times-Gazette and Shelbyville-Bedford County Chamber of Commerce introduced the 2014 edition of Salute at a party Thursday, June 12, 2014. The magazine shows off the best of Bedford County.
Small Talk: Where would you like to go on vacation this summer? (06/12/14)
Students from Boys & Girls Club of Bedford County.
Dairy Month 'Milk' (06/12/14)
The Farm Bureau Women hosted their annual "milk" -- don't call it a "coffee" -- at the Chamber of Commerce in honor of Dairy Month. See recipes at http://www.t-g.com/story/2091423.html.
Community photos 6/12/14 (06/12/14)
Ed Carson Memorial Free Fish Day (06/12/14)
Fishing just came easily Saturday at the Ed Carson Memorial Free Fish Day at the Tennessee Fire Service and Codes Enforcement Academy.
Art class at the Fly (06/11/14)
Community photos 6/11/14 (06/11/14)
FFA forestry, leadership awards (06/11/14)
On May 30-31, the Bedford County FFA Chapter of Shelbyville Central High School traveled to Doyle, Tenn., to compete in the Tennessee State FFA Forestry competition. This was the first time that the chapter had ever competed in this event. See the...
Southside Tug of War (06/11/14)
Wartrace Musicfest (06/10/14)
2014 Fired Up 'N Fit (06/08/14)
Tasty treats, and friends (06/08/14)
Beta Iota Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha recently held its annual Taste and Tell gathering at the home of Margaret Hicks, with Shirley McGee serving as a co-hostess. After sampling each dish, recipes were shared.
Small Talk: What do you wish SACP had that it does not have now? (06/08/14)
SACP is the School-Age Care Program, providing after-school and summer care at school facilities.
Community photos 6/8/14 (06/08/14)
Community photos 6/6/14 (06/06/14)
Southside names kickball champs (06/05/14)
It has become a tradition at Southside the past few years for the 2nd-5th graders to participate in a kickball tournament. Coach Jon Martin encourages teamwork and sportsmanship.
Pleasant Grove reunion (06/05/14)
Staff photos 6/4/14 (06/04/14)
Community photos 6/4/14 (06/04/14)
Senior group tours the T-G (06/03/14)
One lunch that's for the birds (06/03/14)
It's lunchtime, and you're a bird. You're hungry, and ...oh, look, there's a chicken leg! Smack dab in the middle of 82 Bypass at Depot Street! So that means bite and grab, bite and grab and dodge oncoming traffic. A buddy's around to help, but...
Staff photos 6/3/14 (06/03/14)
Community photos 6/3/14 (06/03/14)
Honor Roll 6/1/14 (06/01/14)
Small Talk: What do you remember about elementary school? (06/01/14)
Teachers from the School-Age Care Program.
Relay for Life 2014-2 (05/31/14)
Bedford County Relay for Life was held May 30-31, 2014 at Bedford County Agriculture Center. More than $26,200 was raised for the American Cancer Society.
Community photos 6/1/14 (05/31/14)