Freedom group conducts 9/11 program

Defenders of Freedom & Liberty conducted a 9/11 memorial observance on Saturday morning at Shelbyville Central High School.  

Remembering first responders

Defenders of Freedom & Liberty filled the median of Lane Parkway with flags Friday night in honor of 9/11 victims.

Prankster’s plan backfires; 4 friends arrested

A “prank” involving an alleged threat with a taser didn’t turn out as expected Sunday night. Four of the prankster’s friends ended up arrested on drug charges.

Solutions sought for panhandling

Shelbyville City Council held a “panhandling workshop” Thursday to find legal solutions for enforcing an ordinance that could prohibit panhandling.  

Hospital inundated with COVID-19

Vanderbilt-Bedford Hospital officials said Friday they’re at an all-time high with COVID-19 cases. 

Keeping an eye on court cases

Deontre Cortez Farris turned 21 on Aug. 18; he’s been sitting in jail since January 2019, awaiting a trial.
High school sports

Runs key as Viqueens beat Lady Champs

UNIONVILLE — The Community Viqueens used huge runs in each set to take big leads and went on to sweep the Cascade Lady Champions in straight sets in an intra-county volleyball matchup Monday …
Lady Champs down Forrest, 4-1
As the season nears the mid-way point, the Cascade Lady Champions are heading to the second trip through the district slate with their perfect league record intact following Monday night’s 4-1 …
Viqeens sweep Tigerettes
UNIONVILLE — It was a take care of business kind of afternoon for the Community Viqueens on Tuesday. The Viqueens made quick work of the visiting Marshall County Tigerettes and won in …
College sports

Vols hoping for six wins in '21

At long last, it’s football time in Tennessee. The Volunteer football program has surely undergone its share of changes over the past year, from the departure of former coach Jeremy Pruitt …

Five bold predictions for college football in ‘21

Kirby Smart has been building the Georgia Bulldogs into a perennial power for years now. Since he was hired as the Bulldogs’ head coach in 2016, Georgia has dominated the SEC East and in addition to winning an SEC title in 2017, Georgia went on to face Alabama in the national championship later that season. Smart has built a winning pedigree, having posted 10-plus win seasons in three of his five seasons at the helm for Georgia...
From the opinion pages
Letters
To the Editor:  Only if you have searched for housing within the past year can you fully appreciate the dilemma our young city manager and his family face. Housing prices have soared. If you …
Columns
Do you remember?
So many times in life we don’t know what to do.  
A little Christian woman, barely five feet in height, stands tall in the hearts and minds of millions of people around the globe. She is known affectionately as Mother Teresa.