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Commission meets; incumbents replaced

The current Bedford County Commission met for the last time Tuesday night. A slate of newly elected Commissioners will be sworn in later this month.Awards presentedA short presentation was given to …

Unclaimed property for thousands of locals

Tennessee State Treasurer, David Lillard, Jr., recently sent over a letter to Bedford County Finance Director Robert Daniel.   It seems that over 4,000 of our citizens and businesses in …

Brett Bone: remembering his roots

When Brett Bone started playing guitar, he couldn’t decide if he wanted a left- or right-handed guitar. He is ambidextrous after all.    That’s only one of his talents. …

Meth in the morning, pot at night

A drug suspect told Shelbyville police he “snorts meth in the morning for energy and smokes pot at night to sleep.”Timothy Mallard was being treated Tuesday at Vanderbilt Bedford Hospital …

Community calendar

Send Community Calendar items to tgnews@t-g.com, notify us on Facebook, call 931-684-1200 or stop by our office, 323 E. Depot St.THURSDAYWartrace parksWartrace Parks and Recreation Committee will …

DELUGE

More than 3 inches of rain fell in a short time over northern Shelbyville on Sunday afternoon, leaving roads flooded and homes surrounded by water deeper than anyone had seen in memory, if …
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Lady Champs dominate tri-match at Horton

CHAPEL HILL — The Cascade Lady Champions had a solid showing in Tuesday’s tri-match against Community and Forrest with the one-two punch of Tatyana Greene and Anna Clanton.The Lady …
County alumni softball day
On Saturday, Shelbyville Central hosted a round robin style of games featuring alumni from all three Bedford County High Schools.The format allowed all three teams to play one another during the …
Feet, Lady Champs take 2nd in I-24 Invite
MURFREESBORO — On Thursday, the Webb School and Cascade competed in the I-24 Invitational, held at Indian Hills.The Feet posted a team score of 315, good enough to take second place in the …
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Wartrace horse show is annual fundraiser

There’s certainly a lot of work and planning that goes into the Wartrace Horse Show at Jernigan Field each year.   What is tremendous is how much the community stands to benefit from …
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Columns & Editorials

Remembering Miss Nancy

One thing I do as a pastor is attend a lot of funerals. Sometimes I officiate at the services, and other times I am there as one of the mourners. I remember years back attending the funeral of a …

Road issues

Speeding causes accidents. There was an interstate lighted sign saying something like that a few weeks ago.   That’s like saying water is wet or a stove is hot. It’s pretty …

Issues-driven or party-driven?

To run with a party or not run with a party? The outcomes of this last county commission election were interesting. A handful of Republican victors will now be occupying the seats of Independents. …
Letters

Voters rolls

To the Editor: It appears that some states cannot be trusted to clean up their voter rolls without being taken to court. Judicial Watch (JW) has taken Kentucky to court recently. There were …

No ‘atta boy,’ Carl

Dear Editor, Not unexpected, Mr. Carl McClandahan produced a rambling opposition to electric vehicles, followed up by a series of insults and invectives aimed at people like me. There are some …