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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. FRIDAY Cruise-In Celebration City Car Club’s May …

Gunman kills 19 children, 2 teachers in Texas school rampage

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — An 18-year-old gunman who killed 19 children and two teachers at a Texas elementary school barricaded himself inside a classroom, “shooting anyone that was in his …

Biker seriously hurt in wreck

A motorcycle rider was seriously injured Sunday night when he lost control of his motorcycle at the sharp curve on Horse Mountain Road near the east side of H.V. Griffin Park. Terence Hines …

Loud music disturbs neighbors

Loud and disruptive noises from private parties held at the Bedford County Ag Center have caused several residents on nearby Decatur and Alta streets to file noise complaints.   Among them is …

School system rolls out HS Redesign

A condensed version of the new high school re-design plan was presented by assistant superintendent Tim Harwell during Thursday’s school board meeting. This new facet of high school life, to …

Local, spring events

•FUN SHOW The annual spring Fun Show will be conducted Thursday through Saturday at Calsonic Area on the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration grounds. Judges for the event will be: …
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List of Bedford County 2022 Election Candidates (subject to change).
High school sports

STATE STUNNER

MURFREESBORO — The Community Viqueens were not content to just show up in the school's first ever game at the TSSAA state softball tournament Tuesday night.The Viqueens showed they had more …
Eagles' historic run ends in state quarterfinals
MURFREESBORO — Shelbyville Central's historical soccer season came to an end after falling 4-1 to powerhouse Brentwood in the quarterfinals of the TSSAA Spring Fling on Tuesday night.It was the …
Successful school year enters final week with state tournaments
I’ve been covering sports for more than a decade. This isn’t just a job for me, this is a passion that I truly try to reflect in my coverage in our area. I remember getting my first job …
VIQUEENS MAKE HISTORY
PIKEVILLE — For the first time in school history, the Community Viqueens are headed to the state softball tournament.Facing the daunting task of playing at Bledsoe County (30-1) with the season …
College sports
Features

Crawfish on United Way fundraising menu

United Way of Bedford County receives part of its funding each year from a crawfish boil. This year’s event was held Friday at Blue Ribbon Circle. 
From the opinion pages
Columns & Editorials

National Mental Health Awareness Month

The columns I’ve written the past several weeks have been to bring recognition of May as National Mental Health Awareness Month. For years mental illness has been a hidden disease, not …

The ups and downs of limited public forums

The Cascade community has expressed to me this week that citizens in attendance at Tuesday’s school board meeting should have been recognized with their questions and comments.   Please …

Shifting from big picture to small goals

Can a community grow too fast? With all the developments coming to Bedford it’s hard not to think about that question. If you’ve talked to me before, you probably know I am from …
Letters

Letter to the editor for Saturday, May 21

Abortion questions   Dear Editor:   In response to Mr. Sliger’s column of May 14; between his diatribe on the Supreme Court, the Roe v. Wade leak, and a plethora of adjectives …