The Firehouse Barbecue Committee is gearing up for the annual event, which will be held Oct. 2 at Tennessee Fire Service and Codes Enforcement Academy on Unionville Deason Road. Tickets are $12 and can be purchased from the Chamber of Commerce or committee members. Net proceeds go to city and county fire departments for purchasing smoke detectors and similar devices for local residents. From left: Nichole Brown, Jeff Elliot, Allen Pitner, Terry Vinson, Dawn Hobbs, Tonya Davis, Mai George, Amanda O’Neal, Shelbyville Mayor Wallace Cartwright, Amanda O’Brien, Brian Cantrell, Philip Prince, Eddie Burris, Blane Crump and Ryan Poole. Not pictured: Kay Rose, Joann Holland, Sylvia Pinson, Bart Lovvorn, Ricky McConnell and Mark Thomas.