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Posted 2/17/22

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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.

SCHRA meeting
The South Central Human Resource Agency Head Start/Early Head Start Policy Council will meet at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, February 17, 2022, at the South Central Human Resource Agency Central Office in Fayetteville.
Bell Buckle Beautification
Bell Buckle Beautification Committee will meet 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17 in the Town Hall.
Benefit pageant
The Bedford County Fairest of the Fair pageant committee is hosting a benefit pageant Saturday, Feb. 19 at 11 a.m. at Shelbyville Central High School. The 2022 Miss Sweetheart Pageant is open to any girl/woman in any county, according to their Facebook post. Queens in many age groups will be crowned along with photogenic, an Ultimate Grand Supreme, and People’s Choice queens.
Food giveaway
St. Paul United Methodist Church, U.S. 41A North between Unionville and Rover, will hold a food giveaway Sunday, Feb. 20 at 12 noon.
FEB. 26
Wiley benefit
A benefit for Bell Buckle Police Chief Tommy Wiley is scheduled Saturday, Feb. 26 from 4-6:30 p.m. at 82 Market in Bell Buckle. A fish fry with cooking by Randy Clanton and a silent auction are planned.
Library book sale
Shelbyville-Bedford County Public Library will have a used book sale in its Community Room March 1-5, beginning at 9 a.m. until one hour before closing time. Hardcover books, DVDs and audiobooks are $1 each, paperbacks are 50 cents and magazines 10 cents. For more information, call 684-7323.
Smoke alarms
Shelbyville Fire Department will be installing free smoke alarms with Red Cross on Saturday, March 12 from 9 a.m.-noon. City residents can call 931-684-6241. Those living outside Shelbyville can call Bedford County Fire Department, 931-684-9223.
Craft fair
Bedford County Fair is hosting a Spring Fling Craft Show & Flea Market on Saturday, March 19 at Bedford County Agricultural Center. Sign up at https://bedfordcountytnfair.org/spring-fling,
VFW Music Night
VFW Post 5019, 1320 E. Depot St., has cancelled its monthly third-Saturday of the month music night through March. Plans are to resume the first Saturday in April. For more information, call 931-607-3149 or 931-684-2523.
Soup kitchen
Shelbyville Community Soup Kitchen serves meals from 4-5 p.m. Tuesdays at the old Save-A-Lot building on South Cannon Boulevard. One take-away meal per person present, with come-and-go service only. Donations may be made to Shelbyville Community Soup Kitchen, 122 Public Square N., Shelbyville, TN 37160 and are tax deductible under its 501c3 non-profit designation.
Head Start signups
All Head Start and Early Head Start Centers are taking applications for fall 2022 enrollment. For more information or to complete an application, contact any Head Start Center. Phone numbers are Wartrace 931-389-6406, Harris Head Start 931-773-0033, North Side Head Start Center 931-773-0141 and Bedford Early Head Start 931-685-0876.
Head Start is a free child development program for children and their families. Families should meet financial eligibility requirements or require special needs. To apply you will need verification of income and proof of child’s birth. All interested parties may sign up. Quality early childhood education, school readiness, family partnerships, family engagement, nutritious meals, and services for children with special needs in state licensed facilities.
For Head Start, the child must turn 3 before Aug. 15, 2022. For Early Head Start pregnant women make weekly educational visits and for the center children 6 weeks up to 3 years old are eligible.
Seniors meals
Shelbyville-Bedford County Senior Citizens Center will have meals available for curbside pickup until further notice. Call Melissa, 931-684-0019 from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. weekdays for more information or to place an order. A two-day notice is required.
County meetings

Bedford County Courthouse is closed for government meetings until at least March due to remodeling. Meetings of the full County Commission are held at Shelbyville Central High School auditorium on Eagle Boulevard and committee meetings at Bedford County Office Complex on Dover Street.


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Brother Jimmy Gray will present the message at 10 a.m. Sunday at Calvary Baptist Church. Services are livestreamed.
“There is Hope in His Omniscience” from John 1:43-51 will be Pastor Jimmy West’s message 10 a.m. Sunday at Edgemont Baptist Church. Services are livestreamed.
Sunday’s morning message at Grace Baptist Church will be “Happiness Is An Inside Job” from Luke 6:43-45. The evening service will be an “I Love My Church” banquet at 5 p.m. to honor those who have already gone to be with Jesus. Services are livestreamed.
Christian (Disciples of Christ)
David Wheeler will present his grandparenting workshop, “Don’t Settle for Being a Wonderful Grandparent” at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at First Christian Church. The workshop is free of charge. Wheeler will also preach in the 10 a.m. Sunday service.
Church of Christ
“Judgment, you are Accountable to God!” from 2 Corinthians 5:6-10, part of the “After this Life” series, will be the 10 a.m. Sunday lesson at Southside Church of Christ. Prayer and parents groups meet at 6 p.m. Sunday and a study of 1 Peter continues at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Sunday morning and Wednesday evening services are livestreamed at cofcsouthside.com.
St. Paul United Methodist Church, U.S. 41A North between Unionville and Rover, will hold a food giveaway Sunday, Feb. 20 at 12 noon.

Pastor Jim Moran’s sermon Sunday at First Presbyterian Church will be based on Luke 6:27-38, Jesus’ Sermon on the Plain (Love your enemies), part of the “Feasting on the Word” series. All services are streamed live on Facebook.