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Posted 2/3/22

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Bell Buckle planning 

Bell Buckle Planning Commission will meet 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 3 in the Town Hall. 


Flat Creek dinner 

Flat Creek Community Center will hold its monthly potluck meal at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5. Swing music by Downtown Sound will follow at 7 p.m. The meal is free but donations are taken for the band, and visitors may attend the music portion only. 


Bag Day 

Good Samaritan Bag Day will be noon-2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 7 at 201 E. Highland St. 

VFW meeting 

The Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 5019, and its Auxiliary will hold their monthly meeting next Monday at the VFW Post on Depot Street. Dinner is at 6 p.m. with a business meeting for members immediately following. For more information, contact Post Commander Mike Reuss, 931-249-1566. 


Bell Buckle meeting 

Bell Buckle Board of Mayor & Aldermen will meet 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 8 in the Town Hall. 


Bell Buckle Parks-Rec 

Bell Buckle Parks & Recreation Committee will meet 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 9 in the Town Hall. 

FEB. 11 

Parents Night Out 

Shelbyville Parks & Recreation will have activities for children Friday, Feb. 11 from 5-11 p.m. during a Parents’ Night Out event. Games, pizza, gym and pool time and movies are scheduled for ages 4-12. Cost is $15 plus $10 each for additional children in the same family. Preregistration is required. Register online at https://shelbyvilletnparks.org/courseactivities. 

FEB. 12 

Valentine’s dance 

The annual “Hearts on Fire” Valentine’s Dance is scheduled 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12 at the Wartrace Community Center on Bridgeview Street. Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door and can be purchased at Wartrace Town Hall, the Bellamy Cafe, or The Petticoat Trading Co. and include dinner. Wartrace Parks & Recreation Committee and the Wartrace Volunteer Fire Department are sponsors. 

FEB, 14 

Community Forum 

The February Bedford County Community Forum, held by the Bedford County Republican Party, will be on “Our Love For The U.S. Constitution.” The forum will be held 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 14 at International House of Prayer. The speaker will be Paul Engel, an author, speaker and expert on Constitution. He podcasts at https://constitutionstudy.com. The party’s executive committee will meet publicly at 6:30 p.m. 

FEB, 15 

Bell Buckle Historical Commission 

Bell Buckle Historical Commission will meet 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 15 in the Town Hall 

FEB. 16 

Food giveaway 

South Central Human Resources Agency will have a commodity giveaway Wednesday, Feb. 16 from 10 a.m.-noon at Bedford County Agriculture Center, 2119 Midland Road, SCHRA staff members will obtain information from participants and place food in vehicles. For more information call 931-685-9962. Eligibility is based on total household income within certain guidelines and/or receiving aid from one or more federal programs or residing in public housing. 

FEB. 17 

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. 


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. 


Laity Club 

Bedford County Laity Club’s meeting scheduled for Feb. 13 has been cancelled. 

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. 

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. 


Church news

Send church news to tgnews@t-g.com. 


Pastor Mark Rosson of Eastview Baptist Church will be continuing his series on “Who We Are in Christ: We are His Workmanship” from Ephesians 2:1-10 Sunday at 10:30 a.m. All services are broadcast on FM 87.9 for those who wish to remain in the parking lot due to sickness. 

“Frantastic February” begins Sunday at Edgemont Baptist Church with the message “Hope in His Presence” from Mark 4:35-41 by Pastor Jimmy West. Emphasis is being placed on inviting friends to services during February. Services are livestreamed. 

Grace Baptist Church’s message will be “Love That Doesn’t Quit” from Hosea 3:1-5. Services are livestreamed. 

Christian (Disciples of Christ) 

“The Story” series continues at 10 a.m. Sunday at First Christian Church. This week the focus is on Abraham, his son Isaac and grandson Jacob, from Genesis 11-36. 

Church of Christ 

The series on “After this Life” continues at Southside Church of Christ with the lesson “Beautiful Beyond Description” from Rev. 21:1-4 at 10 a.m. Sunday. Prayer and parent groups meet at 6 p.m. Sunday and a study of 1 Peter will continue at 6 p.m. Wednesday. The Sunday morning and Wednesday services are livestreamed at cofcsouthside.com. 


Rev. Dr. Paul H. Mullikin will be sharing a message called “Into the Deep Water” from Luke 5:1-11 at First United Methodist Church. This will be a Service of Word and Table which will include communion. In the United Methodist tradition, the communion table is open to all, regardless of church membership or denominational affiliation. Services are livestreamed on Facebook and broadcast on WLIJ (98.7 FM/1400 AM). 


Rev. Ron DeWitt, district superintendent, will be preaching at 10 a.m. Sunday at First Church of the Nazarene. Services are livestreamed.