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Wednesday, July 29, 2015


Glover recognized on retirement (07/29/15)
A reception was held for Joyce Glover on the occasion of her retirement from Bedford County Department of Finance. From left are Glover, Finance Director Robert Daniel, Glover's son Randy, and County Mayor Eugene Ray. (Submitted photo)
Hello World: Sadie Grace Sudberry (07/26/15)
Beth Carter and Richard Sudberry announce the birth of a daughter, Sadie Grace Sudberry, on July 6 at 12:55 p.m. The baby girl weighed 7 pounds, 1 oz. She was 20 3/4 inches long.
FCE Club reports (07/24/15)
Butler's Creek FCE met July 20 at the home of Barbara Troxler. Refreshments were prepared by the hostesses: Barbara Troxler, Jean Raby and Joyce Cartwright. Kay Harrell called the meeting to order with the seasonal eating tip, and "A Volunteer" was read by Gloria Crick. A devotion, entitled "Holy Tomatoes," was read by Melissa Turrentine, followed by prayer. Blessing of the food was given by Debbie Crosslin. Roll call was answered by 14 members and visitor Wilma Swicegood of Dickson...
41 students, five local, named Advanced Placement Scholars at Webb (07/22/15)
Five Bedford County students were among 41 students at The Webb School who recently were named Advanced Placement Scholars, making for a school record. Additionally, there were five Webb students who achieved national ranking and one who received an AP International Diploma. Eighty-nine Webb students took a total of 204 AP exams in the spring. The students' recognition is based on their exam scores...
Arts Council Memorials (07/22/15)
Here are memorial and honorary donations to Bedford County Arts Council between October 2014 and June 2015. IN MEMORY OF: Ronnie Reed by Don and Terri Locke; Juanita Fly by Larry and Amy Wells; Lillian (Libby) Segal by Dan Parrish; Frances Farrar by Don and Terri Locke; James Richard Adcock by Don and Terri Locke; Bob Bomar by Don and Terri Locke; Walter Garner by Nancy June Brandon; Shonta Whorley Lamb by Nancy June Brandon; Donald Stephens by Nancy June Brandon; William Ralph Burgess by Nancy June Brandon; Glenn (Bo) Melson by Evelyn McGrew and Nancy June Brandon; Edward Lions by Nancy June Brandon; Larry Nash by Nancy June Brandon; Betty Grace Curlee by Nancy June Brandon and Evelyn McGrew; Newt Howell by Evelyn McGrew; William M. ...
Happy 95th birthday (07/16/15)
Pictured is Dorothy Johns on her surprise 95th birthday party on May 19 with great-great-granddaughter Kaitlyn Leverette. Submitted by Johns' daughter, Brenda Joyce. (Submitted photo)
Three named Paul Harris Fellows by Rotary Club (07/16/15)
Three community and school leaders have been named Paul Harris Fellows by the Rotary Club of Shelbyville. Cassie Davis, Dawson Hasty and Wes Watson were honored. Former Rotary International president James L. Bomar Jr. was his home club's first Paul Harris Fellow. ...
SCHS Class of 1980 reunites (07/16/15)
Members of the Shelbyville Central High class of 1980 recently gathered for their 35th reunion at Bell Buckle Banquet Hall. Attendees included, first row from left, Keith Hayes, Dixie Phillips Stephens, Caky Barnett Barnett, Digby Palmer, Lynn Douglas Brumfield, Karen Kirchner, Carole Alexander Lamb, Troy Vannatta, Lee Palmer Jett, Tyree Hiles, Cindy Smith Day; second row, from left, Andy Dodd, Mike Barrett, Brett Johnson, Scott Landis, Craig Perry, Donna Foster Abernathy, Kelly Wilson, Joey Burke; third row, from left, Jim Jarrell, Belinda Tucker Palmer, Tammie Beech Cartwright Reeves, Leigh Ann Nash Bradey, Penny Crowell Green, Sherry Norman Frizzell, Pruitt Marshall, Brian Lewis, Jan Ragan Lamb, Brenda Thomas Marshall, Tom Lamb, Tim (Earl) Glascoe, Charles Batten, Ricky McGee. (Submitted photo)
Petty, Kelley to wed (07/12/15)
Kelsey Grace Petty of Murfreesboro and Alden James Kelley of Thompson Station announce their engagement. The bride-elect is the daughter of Tim and Crystal O'Neal of Shelbyville, and Jeff Petty of Tullahoma. She is the granddaughter of Joyce O'Neal and the late Don O'Neal, Adriana Prince, Sheri and the late Lewis T. Prince Jr., and the late Modena Petty, all of Shelbyville...
Farm Bureau Women attend conference (07/10/15)
Members of Bedford County Farm Bureau Women recently attended the 2015 Tennessee Farm Bureau Leadership Conference held at the home office in Columbia. Attending were (front row, from left) Vista Crosslin, Jane Cortner, (back row) Sharon Edwards, Gena Coats, Linda Gayle Houston, Mary Jones, Rhonda Boyce, Diane Neeley and (not pictured) Susan Rollins. (Submitted photo)
FCE Club Reports (07/10/15)
The Fairview FCE Club met May 20 at the UT Extension Office in Shelbyville. Betty Brown was the reporter. Vice President Cindy Parker presided in the absence of President Ann Canady. Cindy Parker read the Seasonal Eating Tip, and Pat Hastings read the call to order. Susie Armstrong had the devotion and also gave the sunshine report...
FCE Club reports (07/09/15)
The Flat Creek FCE Club met on May 11. Six members and two guests were present, Lidia Breaux and Whitney Danhof. Annette Carlos reported. Danhof spoke about "Picture Memories." Cecilia Dougan did a demonstration of a set of candlewick scissors featuring long handles for safety, plus a tablescape of fresh flowers she grew in a collector's vase...
Mooneyham earns master's degree (07/08/15)
Bedford County resident Kelly Mooneyham will receive her Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management degree at WGU Tennessee's second commencement ceremony, scheduled for July 11 at the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel in Nashville. This year's commencement arrives in conjunction with a few other milestones for the state-endorsed, nonprofit online university...
Five generations (07/05/15)
Five generations. Front (from left): Beth Pinvises (wife of Alexander Pinvises) holding Atticus Pinvises, and Mary Lynn Prince. Back (from left): Marilyn Prince Lewis and Lynette Lewis Pinvises. (Submitted photo)
Clinton, Mangrum united in matrimony (07/05/15)
Laura Katherine Clinton of Shelbyville and Joshua Nathan Mangrum of Bell Buckle were united in marriage on the evening of May 23. The bride is the daughter of Byron and Patti Clinton of Shelbyville. She is the granddaughter of Dick and Faye Abernathy of Shelbyville, Pat Sanders of Columbia, Mississippi, and the late Ray Clinton...
McAmis, Fry are united in marriage (07/05/15)
Heather Nicole McAmis and David Christopher Fry of Shelbyville were married on the afternoon of May 10. The bride is the daughter of Rusty and Renee McAmis of Shelbyville. She is the granddaughter of the late Bill and Georgia Smith, the late Orval McAmis and Lucille McAmis of Shelbyville...
Thompson, Cheramie are married (07/05/15)
Rodney Reece Thompson Jr. and Christopher Michael Cheramie of Shelbyville were married on the afternoon of June 28 at their Historic Belmont Avenue District home. Thompson is the son of Mary Ann Thompson-Anderson of Shelbyville and the late Rodney R. Thompson Sr. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. M. Reese Thompson and the late Mr. and Mrs. Louis W. Mills...
New DAR officers installed (07/02/15)
Shelby Chapter DAR officers for the 2015-216 term were installed. They are: regent, Dixie Parker; first vice regent, Marilyn Lewis; chaplin, Joan Graham; recording secretary, Marie Parsons; treasurer, Martha Watt; registrar, Cynthia Ferrell; historian, Alene Hall; and librarian, Gay Mixson. (Submitted photo)