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State grant to be requested for tennis, pickleball courts

Details of a proposed grant application for the State of Tennessee recreation funds were detailed by Recreation Director Mike Alsup at a Shelbyville City Council study session Tuesday.

National Pen jobs going to Mexico

National Pen announced to their Shelbyville team on Friday, Jan. 13, that they were moving operations to Mexico. CEO Peter Kelly wrote to the Times-Gazette, “This planned transition is in no …

Battery charger taken from home

A battery charger was stolen from a carport at an Anthony Lane home Sunday night, Shelbyville police said. The victim said a Craftsman tool box was taken the previous week. A suspect, described …

Community calendar, Feb. 4

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. TODAY Flat Creek potluck Flat Creek Community Center’s …

City Council introduced to world of TIFs

Benefits of Tax Increment Financing (TIF) agreements in attracting industrial and retail developments were explained to Shelbyville City Council members by an attorney from one of Tennessee’s …

Blaze critically injures man

A resident of a Locust Street residence was badly injured after his house burst into flames late Sunday night. Neighbors said they heard explosions. Charles “Buddy” Chapman, 82, was …
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Champs hit century mark on Senior Night

BELL BUCKLE — Some nights the rim looks bigger than usual and almost every shot seems to go in.That was true for the Cascade Champions on senior night Tuesday as they lit up the nets for a …
Huntland holds off Cascade in OT thriller
BELL BUCKLE — It was a fight to the finish on Tuesday night as the Cascade Lady Champions battled with the Huntland Lady Hornets for all 32 minutes plus overtime, but ultimately couldn’t …
Champs pull away from Vikings in 4th
UNIONVILLE — It was a typical Cascade Champion versus Community Viking intra-county game Friday night as an intensity fueled by a jam-packed crowd spurred the teams to play a hard-fought 32 …
Viqueens’ huge 1st half downs Cascade
UNIONVILLE — The Community Viqueens connected on their first five shots from the field to take a commanding lead and the Viqueens never looked back as Community defeated the Cascade Lady …
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Features

Rex Brothers makes it to Lipscomb Hall of Fame

NASHVILLE — From the time he was five years old Rex Brothers always had a baseball and glove sitting on the kitchen table. Now he has a hall of fame plaque and a silver bat as a result of his …
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Speech

“America isn’t easy.” That’s not a quote original to me. It was said by Michael Douglas as President Andrew Shepherd in the movie “The American …

Listen to the will of God

There’s a story told about President Franklin Roosevelt, who so often had to endure long receiving lines at the White House. He said that no one really paid any attention to what he even …
Letters

Thanks to Tennessee’s Hunger Heroes

To the Editor: As 2022 rapidly draws to a close and we enter the holiday season, many of us begin to think about gratitude–who and what we are grateful for. In another unsure year, as …

Answers wanted on city power policies

To the Editor: Over the last several months, we’ve had conversations with hundreds of Shelbyville residents concerned about apparent policy changes at Shelbyville Power to cut off electrical …