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Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013
Staff photos 12/11/13 (12/11/13)
Community photos 12-11-13 (12/11/13)
2013 Shelbyville Christmas Parade (12/09/13)
The 2013 Shelbyville Christmas Parade was held Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013.
O Christmas trees (12/09/13)
The Christmas carol "It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas" could refer to Linda Mathews' home. Mathews decorates her home every year with Christmas trees -- eight of them.
Decoration time in Shelbyville (12/08/13)
The Shelbyville Satellite Group, which is part of the larger Cheekwood Chapter of the Embroiderers Guild of America (EGA), recently gathered for its 28th annual tree decorating. Each year, the group gathers at a different bank and decorates a...
Red carpet movie screening in Bell Buckle (12/07/13)
A screening of the movie "Final Recourse," starring Teri Polo, Tia Carrere and Chazz Palminteri, was held Saturday night at Bell Buckle Banquet Hall. Producers Jeffrey and Elaine Edell, the brother and sister-in-law of Bell Buckle attorney Linda...
Gun Auction (12/06/13)
Craig & Wheeler Realty & Auction is auctioning 600-plus guns Friday and Saturday at Calsonic Arena. The guns are from the estate of the late William "Bill" Hornaday.
Staff photos 12/6/13 (12/06/13)
Community photos 12/6/13 (12/06/13)
Community photos 12/4/13 (12/04/13)
Shop Small in Shelbyville (12/02/13)
Staff photos 12-1-13 (11/30/13)
Community photos 11/29/13 (11/29/13)
Seniors remember Thanksgivings past (11/28/13)
Special thanks to members of the Shelbyville-Bedford County Senior Citizens Center for participating in this special edition of Small Talk.
Community photos 11/28/13 (11/28/13)
Staff photos 11/28/13 (11/28/13)
Chamber holiday mixer draws crowd (11/27/13)
The Shelbyville-Bedford County Chamber of Commerce held its annual holiday mixer Tuesday night at the Blue Ribbon Club on the grounds of the Celebration.
City Outreach Thanksgiving (11/26/13)
City Outreach Ministries held its annual Thanksgiving lunch on Saturday, Nov. 23. It served about 1,000 meals and gave away 100 frozen turkeys. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2027533.html
Festival of Trees 2013 (11/26/13)
The Fly Arts Center held the annual Festival of Trees on Saturday, Nov. 23. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2027534.html
Gifts From The Heart (11/26/13)
Gifts from the Heart, or Alternative Christmas, was held on Saturday at First Presbyterian Church. The annual event allowed people to donate money to charities in honor of or in memory of someone versus buying a traditional Christmas gift. Ten...
American Education Week (11/25/13)
The Gilliland Historical Resource Center Inc. honored educators on Saturday for American Education Week.
Central Great Canned Food Drive 2013 (11/25/13)
Shelbyville Central High School concluded its annual Great Canned Food Drive on Friday, Nov. 22. Students collected 20,865 items for charity.
Staff photos 11/24/13 (11/23/13)
Community photos 11/22/13 (11/22/13)
Staff photos 11/20/13 (11/20/13)
Community photos 11/20/13 (11/20/13)
Community Middle Basketball Homecoming Court (11/19/13)
Community Middle High School's basketball homecoming court was announced recently.
Explosion and fire at Southern Energy (11/18/13)
Sparkle and comfort top holiday trends (11/17/13)
Photos from the J Jordan fashion show at Riverbend Country Club. See story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2024416.html
Community photos 11/17/13 (11/17/13)
SCHS Round 2 TSSAA 5A State Playoffs (11/16/13)
Open houses (11/15/13)
Local businesses have begun hosting holiday open houses. The Times-Gazette will publish this schedule each Wednesday. Here's what's happening this weekend. The New Covenant Christian Bookstore Friday Nov. 15 and Saturday Nov. 16 Open until 7...
Lockdown at SCHS (11/15/13)
A prank phone call placed on Friday morning, Nov. 15, about a gun caused Shelbyville Central High School to be placed on lockdown. No one was hurt, authorities said. Students were given the option to go home once the school was searched. See the...
Community photos 11/15 (11/15/13)
Good Samaritan coffee (11/15/13)
The Good Samaritan Association Appreciation Coffee on Thursday provided a feast of great eats for all to enjoy.
Government Day (11/14/13)
Leadership Bedford held local government day on Wednesday, Nov. 13.
Community photos 11/14/13 (11/14/13)
Staff photos 11/13/13 (11/13/13)
Community photos 11/13/13 (11/13/13)
Liberty School Veterans Day (11/11/13)
Liberty school held its ceremony honoring local veterans Monday morning.
2013 Veterans Day program at Community Elementary/Middle (11/11/13)
The Veterans Day program at Community Elementary and Middle Schools on Nov. 11, 2013.
Southside Veterans Day program (11/11/13)
Southside Elementary School honored veterans Monday on Veterans Day.
2013 Veterans Day program at Cascade Elementary School (11/11/13)
The student body of Cascade Elementary took time from their studies Monday to honor family members who have served in the armed forces with a Veterans Day program.
Veterans Day program at Thomas Magnet School (11/11/13)
2013 Veterans Day program at East Side Elementary (11/11/13)
Students commemorated Veterans Day at East Side Elementary School on Nov. 11, 2013.
Boyces bring new life to cabin (11/10/13)
See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2021710.html
Celerbration City Car Club Swap Meet and Christmas Village (11/09/13)
The annual event was held Nov. 9, 2013 at and near Calsonic Arena.
Backyard Barbecue Cookoff (11/09/13)
City Outreach Ministries hosted a barbecue cookoff on Saturday, with several veteran teams with experience at high-profile barbecue events participating. An auction was held as well.
Bike Rally and Poker Run (11/09/13)
A poker run and motorcycle rally to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project and the Tennessee Fisher House started and ended at 82 Market in Bell Buckle. Maj. Gen. David Garza was the guest of honor.
Community photos 11/10/13 (11/08/13)
Middle Tennessee Business Network Coffee (11/07/13)
Community photos 11/7/13 (11/07/13)
Staff photos 11/6/13 (11/06/13)
Community photos 11/6/13 (11/06/13)
CDC Chamber Coffee (11/05/13)
The Child Development Center hosted a Chamber Coffee on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013 at the Shelbyville-Bedford Chamber of Commerce.
Rotary distributes dictionaries (11/05/13)
Shelbyville Rotary Club presented dictionaries last month to each third grade student in Bedford County public schools. Interact Club members assisted with the distribution. In each classroom, students competed to see who could find a specified word...
School news 11/3/13 (11/03/13)
School news photos, many of them from the honor roll section in our Nov. 3, 2013 print edition.
Schools come together for character (11/03/13)
Last week sophomore students from The Webb School came to Southside Elementary School to help where they were needed. Students helped file, cut, sort, read, tutor and even help out in art class. Webb students are required to perform a certain number...
Halloween on the square (11/01/13)
Trick-or-treaters swarmed the Shelbyville square for tasty treats on the afternoon of Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013.
Fall festivals attract large crowds (10/31/13)
Hundreds of children turned out for early Halloween events Wednesday evening, including First Baptist's Fall Festival, which was free to the public. Trick-or-Treating will also take place tonight on the Shelbyville Square from 3 to 5 p.m. Officials...
Tennessee Civil War Trails marker dedication (10/30/13)
A Tennessee Civil War Trails marker was dedicated on Wednesday, Oct. 30, on the south lawn of the Courthouse.
Nashville Rocks Bedford County (10/29/13)
The Nashville Rocks Bedford County concert was Saturday, Oct. 26 at Calsonic Arena.
Staff photos 10/29/13 (10/29/13)
Child Safety Day (10/28/13)
United Way of Bedford County held its annual Child Safety Day on Saturday, Oct. 26 at H.V. Griffin Park.
Spooktacular 5K run-walk (10/28/13)
A variety of people, ghosts, ghouls, characters from "The Wizard of Oz" and more ran and walked at the Spooktacular on Saturday, Oct. 26.
Spooktacular costume contest (10/28/13)
The Spooktacular 5K run/walk on Saturday, Oct. 26, was a time for ghouls, ghosts and lots of fun.
Staff photos 10/26/13 (10/26/13)
Plein Air Art Event (10/26/13)
Bell Buckle Arts Council hosted its first Plein Air Event on Saturday in and around the downtown area. Artists braved the nippy weather to paint Bell Buckle in all its small-town charm -- and to sell their works to tourists. The arts council hopes...
Community photos 10/26/13 (10/25/13)
Community photos 10/24/13 (10/24/13)
A visit from Father Emmanuel (10/23/13)
The Rev. Emmanuel Conduah recently visited the Shelbyville area to attend the St. William Catholic Church Festival, staying with his adopted American family, Tom, Luci and Lloyd Taylor. Conduah is from Ghana, Africa, where he is a priest and a...
Music 'N Memories benefits American Cancer Society (10/23/13)
The nostalgia-themed review was held by the Strength In Numbers team in the American Cancer Society Relay For Life. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2016265.html
Community photos 10/23/13 (10/23/13)
Submitted photos 10/20/13 (10/19/13)
Staff photos 10/20/13 (10/19/13)
Webb School Arts & Crafts Festival (10/19/13)
The 37th annual festival held in Bell Buckle, accompanied by the Bell Buckle Downtown Show and various vendors around town.
Empty Bowls luncheon (10/17/13)
See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2015067.html
Community photos 10/17/13 (10/17/13)
Staff photos 10/16/13 (10/16/13)
Monsters at the Library (10/16/13)
Children attending Story Hour at Argie Cooper Public Library had a monstrously good time recently as they heard stories, did crafts and went on a monster hunt. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2014079.html
Flat Creek community club (10/16/13)
Hillary Bevels and an unnamed, but good, band entertained as Flat Creek Community Club held its monthly get-together Saturday at Flat Creek Community Center. The Saturday dinners are usually held the first Saturday of each month, but this month's...
Community photos 10/16/13 (10/16/13)
Free fish and more at Mt. Lebanon (10/16/13)
Mt. Lebanon United Methodist Church recently held a free fish fry for the community.
Friends of Argie Cooper Public Library luncheon (10/15/13)
Argie Cooper Public Library hosted Shelbyville native David Thomas, a therapist and author on parenting, as the guest speaker for the annual Tennessee Box Luncheon. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2014283.html
Homecoming 2013 at SCHS (10/15/13)
Shelbyville Central celebrated homecoming last week with a theme of "Frighten the Falcons." A week full of fun activities was highlighted by the annual Powder Puff football game and bonfire. The seniors were the overall class winner for all the...
Cascade Youth Football Homecoming 2013 (10/15/13)
Music & Memories returns (10/15/13)
Music 'N Memories, a fund-raiser for the American Cancer Society Relay For Life, will be presented at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Shelbyville Central High School. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2013908.html
Voices in song (10/13/13)
The Community High School band and choir held a pops concert. Oct. 6. See story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2012888.html
Staff photos 10-13-13 (10/12/13)
Small Talk: What is Twitter? (10/11/13)
FFA Safety Day Fall 2013 (10/10/13)
Cascade FFA held Safety Day on Friday, Oct. 4, at Cascade Elementary School.
Duck RiverFest 2013 (10/10/13)
Duck River Watershed Education Committee Inc. held the annual Duck RiverFest on Tuesday, Oct. 8, at the greenway behind Shelbyville Power, Water and Sewerage System. More than 600 fifth-graders attended, organizers said.
A step back in time (10/10/13)
Third grade classes from Community Elementary School recently attended the annual "Step Back in Time" festival at Henry Horton State Park in Chapel Hill. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2012448.html
Community homecoming court (10/10/13)
Community High School will celebrate Homecoming on Friday, Oct. 11. The ceremony will begin at 6 p.m. with the game against Forrest to follow at 7 p.m.
SCHS homecoming court (10/10/13)
Shelbyville Central High School Homecoming's attendants will be presented on Friday. Central is hosting a book and game drive this week to benefit the SACP after-school program and the Boys and Girls Club of Bedford County. Any gently used books,...
National Newspaper Week coffee (10/09/13)
The Times-Gazette hosted its annual National Newspaper Week coffee on Oct. 8, with homemade goodies and door prizes. Former sports editor Bo Melson was honored on the occasion of his 80th birthday.
Stylish benefit (10/09/13)
Bedford Vision held a Style Show Event Thursday to raise funds for Bedford County Cancer Foundation.
Community photos 10/9/13 (10/09/13)
Community Middle School Homecoming Court (10/08/13)
Community photos 10/8/13 (10/08/13)
Sorghum Squeeze (10/07/13)
The annual Halls Mill Sorghum Squeeze was held Saturday on Paschal Road. Sorghum cane, grown at the site and in the area, was fed into a mule-driven mill to extract the sweet juice. The juice was then boiled down in a fire box to thicken it into the...
Art in the Park (10/07/13)
The second annual Art in the Park took place on the Shelbyville Square. Several artists had vendor booths for shoppers to enjoy and live music was featured throughout the day.
25th annual Hoodlum Alley Cruise In (10/07/13)
Car enthusiasts to the area enjoyed the 25th annual Hoodlum Alley Cruise In Saturday. The event attracted local folks as well as many visitors to the area who came out to enjoy a trip back in time, as well as good food and company.
Shelbyville Garden Club visits Cheekwood (10/06/13)
Members of the Shelbyville Garden Club recently enjoyed a Cheekwood tour, where the highlight of the outing was the Bruce Munro Light Show.
Community photos 10/6/13 (10/06/13)
Hope radiates from cancer-fighting project (10/06/13)
Shelbyville Central High School graduate Adam Shulman, a medical physicist, has taken his knowledge of cancer radiation treatments to the African country of Senegal. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2010568.html
Community photos 10/2/13 (10/02/13)
Rally for Bedford County Missing (10/01/13)
A rally to build support for missing persons from Bedford County was held Sun., Sept. 29. 2013 at Bedford County Agriculture Center. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2009215.html
Community photos 10/1/13 (10/01/13)
Christian Care Cook Out (09/30/13)
Sr. Cookout (09/30/13)
Scouts attend national jamboree (09/29/13)
For 10 days this summer, five local Boy Scouts traded the comforts of home and their own bed for a chance to "Go Big, Get Wild" at the 2013 National Boy Scout Jamboree. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2008454.html
Arrowhead Ranch spaghetti supper (09/28/13)
Arrowhead Ranch, near Normandy, held its annual spaghetti supper fund-raiser. The not-for-profit, faith-based residential facility, a working ranch, serves teenage boys. Visitors toured the facility and enjoyed spaghetti, live entertainment, an...
Celebration Pet Day (09/28/13)
A dog show and festival to benefit the Shelbyville & Bedford County Humane Association.
Community photos 9/25/13 (09/25/13)
National Walking Horse Show (09/24/13)
The National Walking Horse Association National Championship Show kicked off Monday at Calsonic Arena. The show, which is the championship for flat shod classes, runs through Saturday and has entries from 24 states.
Firehouse Barbecue (09/24/13)
Shelbyville-Bedford County Chamber of Commerce held a Firehouse Barbecue fundraiser on Monday, Sept. 23, at the Tennessee Fire Service and Code Academy.
Thomas named Blue Ribbon school (09/24/13)
Thomas Magnet was named a National Blue Ribbon school on Sept. 24, 2013. Cascade Elementary was named a Blue Ribbon school last year.
Pinwheels for peace (09/24/13)
Art stidemts of Angie Jackson at Learning Way Elementary created pinwheels last week in honor of World Peace Day.
Home tour held (09/22/13)
Shelbyville Woman's Club held a home tour on Wednesday, Sept. 11. The women toured the homes of Pam and Barry Cooper, Lisa and Roy Turner, and Thesa and Denny Hastings.
POW-MIA Day 2013 (09/21/13)
National POW-MIA Recognition Day was marked with a ceremony on the west side of the Shelbyville courthouse lawn Friday, Dec. 20, 2013. Navy chaplain Jason Porter explained the symbolism of the set table before his father, Donnie Porter, gave the...
Community photos 9/20/13 (09/20/13)
Community photos 9/19/13 (09/19/13)
Motlow hosts MTEC open house (09/18/13)
Motlow State Community College held an open house Tuesday at its Middle Tennessee Education Center satellite campus, 200 Dover St. Area leaders gathered to support and promote the center, which allows Bedford County residents a chance to gain a...
Liberty football players read to young children (09/18/13)
Eleven eighth grade members of the football team arrive at 7:30 a.m. each Thursday to read books to kindergarten and first grade students. See story at http://www.t-g.com/story/2004787.html
FCE gets into the spirit of fall (09/15/13)
The Town and Country FCE Club recently gathered for a small celebration at Christian Care Center, providing some of the residents with fall-colored decoration for their rooms. Tea or water and cookies were served to the residents in attendance. ...
Shelbyville Adoption Day (09/14/13)
Yips and yaps filled the air Saturday, along with a few meows and more than a couple of "awws" from humans looking to take home a new friend as Shelbyville Animal Control, working with Bedford County Animal Control and the Shelbyville & Bedford...
Staff photos 9-15-13 (09/13/13)
United Way Appreciation Luncheon (09/12/13)
Local 9/11 remembrances (09/12/13)
Jesus the Great Physician (09/11/13)
Flat Creek Church of Christ held its "Jesus the Great Physician" Vacation Bible School.
Staff photos 9/11/13 (09/11/13)
Everything's JAKES for youth program participants (09/06/13)
Bedford County Longbeards chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation held its annual JAKES Day event on Aug. 17 at Arrowhead Ranch near Normandy. JAKES, which stands for Juniors Acquiring Knowledge, Ethics and Sportsmanship, is an NWTF program...
Staff photos 9/4/13 (09/04/13)
July 4-Labor Day Celebration (09/03/13)
Food, fun and music highlighted Shelbyville's long-delayed July 4 celebration, held the night of Labor Day, Sept. 2, 2013.
Championship Night at the Celebration (09/02/13)
Cruisin' the Mediterranean (09/01/13)
Each summer, a group of friends from the area take a trip together. The ladies include Jane Martin of Shelbyville, Rosemary Sadler of LaVergne, Pam Harris of Chapel Hill, and Vickie Lamb and Barbara Brown of Unionville. This year, the ladies flew...
Gilmores enjoy trip northwest (09/01/13)
Jeff and Linda Gilmore of Bedford County recently enjoyed a trip and submitted their photos for T-G readers to enjoy. Submit your photos to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Staff photos 8/30/13 (08/30/13)
A 50s Celebration (08/30/13)
TWHNC barn decorating contest (08/29/13)
The winners of the Stable Decorating Contest, for barns at the Celebration Grounds, were chosen Sunday. Tintern Abbey Farms won the Mayor's Award, voted on by Shelbyville Mayor Wallace Cartwright and Bedford County Mayor Eugene Ray, and first place...
Celebration sponsor party (08/29/13)
Corporate sponsors and members of the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration got together Sunday for a barbecue at the home of Keith and Lorraine Rosbury.
Thoughts on the March on Washington (08/28/13)
See story at http://www.t-g.com/story/1998019.html
Community photos 8/28/13 (08/28/13)
Celebration photos (08/27/13)
Celebration, Night 1 (08/22/13)
Webb staff receive honors (08/22/13)
Several residents of Bedford County were honored at The Webb School's opening of school recognition dinner Aug. 12. A.J. Swafford, a science teacher and middle school girls soccer coach, was honored with the Webb School Parents' Association Faculty...
TCAT summer graduates and honorees (08/22/13)
Tennessee College of Applied Technology (formerly Tennessee Technology Center) at Shelbyville recently held graduation exercises for its summer trimester.
Jim Tracy campaign fish fry (08/21/13)
State Sen. Jim Tracy held a fish fry for his campaign for the 4th District U.S. House of Representatives seat.
Community photos 8/21/13 (08/21/13)
New women's home opens (08/21/13)
Women of Grace is a faith-based transitional home for women who have been in jail or are recovering from addictions. The recovery program will provide a home-like environment for women while they focus on their relationship with Jesus, according to...
I am what I am music festival (08/20/13)
Happy birthday, Eddie! (08/18/13)
Eddie Childress, who works in the Times-Gazette mail room, celebrated his 50th birthday Wednesday morning with his friends at the newspaper. Send photos of your milestone events and adventures to email@example.com.
Every dog has her (birth)day (08/18/13)
Rachel Arnold of Shelbyville hosted a birthday party for her Westie, Lilly, on Aug. 10. Various frends brought their dogs for the celebration. A cake for Lilly and cupcakes (topped with dog treats!) for the other dogs were created by the Rev. Jack...
Picnic at Barnyard Kids (08/18/13)
Barnyard Kids day care held a picnic lunch in honor of National Picnic Day. Some classes had their luncheons inside due to weather.
Community photos 8/18/13 (08/17/13)
Staff photos 8/15/13 (08/15/13)
Glen Oaks hosts coffee (08/14/13)
Glen Oaks Health and Rehabilitation welcomed community members to see a closer look at recent renovations last week during a Chamber coffee. The health and rehabilitation center recently underwent improvements in its cafeteria and lobby areas....
Community photos 8/14/13 (08/14/13)
Staff photos 8/13/13 (08/13/13)
Community photos 8/11/13 (08/11/13)
Community photos 8/9/13 (08/09/13)
Rainy August (08/08/13)
Pencil County Classic (08/08/13)
The T-PGA Pencil Country Classic was held at River Bend Country Club on Monday afternoon as a benefit for the Child Development center. After the morning session of the tournament, the tournament paused to recognize several individuals for their...
Staff photos 8/7/13 (08/07/13)
Salamander Stroll (08/07/13)
Southside Elementary School teachers continued their annual tradition of visiting the homes of their students on Thursday night, leading up to the first day of the school year. This was the fourth year for the Salamander Stroll, which is organized...
Community photos 8/7/13 (08/07/13)
First Day at Eakin Elementary (08/05/13)
First day at East Side (08/05/13)
Students got out early on Monday on the first day of school. East Side dismissed at 9:30 a.m.
Community photos 8/2/13 (08/02/13)
Fair fun on Wednesday (08/01/13)
Wednesday night was faith and patriotic night, featuring music by N Harmony V and also 11-year-old Gillian Leverette. Fun festivities also included a cornhole tournament and dog show. Daily features include fun rides, a petting zoo and lots of good...
Community photos 8/1/13 (08/01/13)
Senior Day at Bedford County Fair (07/31/13)
Senior citizens day was held July 31 at the Bedford County Fair, with bingo, an egg toss and other activities.
Staff photos 7/31/13 (07/31/13)
First Christian T-Ball 7/30/13 (07/31/13)
Bedford County Fair, July 30 (07/30/13)
Opening ceremonies at the fair (07/30/13)
Bedford County Fair, July 29 (07/30/13)
Community photos 7/30/13 (07/30/13)
Connie Davis benefit (07/29/13)
A benefit was held on Saturday, July 27, for Connie Davis, who is battling liver disease and is waiting for a transplant. Organizers said the event raised about $17,500.
Friends wish Helen Garner a happy birthday (07/28/13)
Helen Garner walked through the doors of the Shelbyville-Bedford County Chamber of Commerce to an unusual situation. Though she's regularly at the Chamber for work she does with the organization's Beautification Committee, last week she center of...
Staff photos 7-28-13 (07/27/13)
Community photos 7-28-13 (07/27/13)
Garland King funeral (07/26/13)
See story at http://www.t-g.com/story/1989112.html
'Mr. Personality' visits MTBN (07/26/13)
Middle Tennessee Business Network held a special meeting Thursday at the Shelbyville-Bedford County Chamber of Commerce. Don Wheeler of Smyrna gave a presentation about personality profiles, teaching MTBN members to recognize traits among those they...
Staff photos 7/26/13 (07/26/13)
Cooking and Sewing 101 (07/25/13)
Face painting (07/25/13)
Babysitting 101 (07/25/13)
About 15 girls ranging from ages 10 to 14 participated in a Babysitting 101 class offered Wednesday at the University of Tennessee Extension office. Taught by UT extension agent Emily Osterhaus, the class was part of a series of classes this week...
Whiskers and Paws day camp (07/25/13)
The third annual Whiskers and Paws day camp was held Monday, July 22. The Middle Tennessee Spay and Neuter Clinic, Shelbyville-Bedford County Humane Association, Bedford County Animal Control and Shelbyville Animal Control sponsored the event....
Fairest of the Fair (07/24/13)
City Open Tennis Tournament- July 24, 2013 (07/24/13)
Flat Creek celebrates the Fourth (07/24/13)
Roger and June Debatin invited the Flat Creek Community Club to their home for roast pig to celebrate July 4. Heavy rain forced a move to the club's Flat Creek clubhouse, but a good time was still had by all as Jim and Inge Wood entertained.
Bedford County Fair / Century Farms coffee (07/24/13)
Bedford County Fair hosted a Chamber of Commerce coffee in honor of the county's Century Farms -- family-owned farms in operation for more than 100 years, as certified by Middle Tennessee State University.
City Open Tennis Tournament- July 22, 2013 (07/23/13)
Mount Olivet UMC Ice Cream Supper (07/22/13)
Mount Olivet United Methodist Church, between Shelbyville and Wartrace, held its annual ice cream supper on Saturday night. The fund-raiser, a tradition for decades, featured homemade ice cream as well as hamburgers and hot dogs hot off the grill.
Preschoolers make pottery (07/21/13)
On Tuesday, the children from Ms. Menza's Day Care took a trip down to The Fly Arts Center to learn how to make pottery out of clay. They were taught each of the steps in the process and shown how it was done by volunteers. After learning all of the...
Summer reading program carnival (07/21/13)
Hundreds of local children enjoyed a festival held Wednesday near the site of the future library. The event was held as a finale to the library's summer reading program.
Staff photos 7-21-13 (07/20/13)
Community photos 7-21-13 (07/20/13)
2013 City Open Tennis Tournament (07/20/13)
The 2013 City Open is taking place through July 23 at H.V. Griffin Park in Shelbyville, organized by Shelbyville Tennis Association.
S.T.E.M. Camp (07/19/13)
See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/1987355.html
Community photos 7/19/13 (07/19/13)
Staff photos 7/18/13 (07/18/13)
Retail consultant tours J. Jordan (07/17/13)
National retail consultant T.J. Reid led a tour of about 50 small-business owners from across the United States and Canada on a tour of J. Jordan Boutique on Monday. The visit came about because Thompson registered for one of Reid's retail retreats...
Cub Scouts tour Times-Gazette (07/17/13)
Local Cub Scouts toured the Times-Gazette facility on Tuesday, with City Editor John I. Carney as their guide. Call 684-1200 to ask about tour availability.
Shelbyville Tennis League 7/15/13 (07/16/13)
Shelbyville Sharks League Championship 2013 (07/16/13)
Staff photos 7/16/13 (07/16/13)
Community photos 7/16/13 (07/16/13)
Uptown City Fair and Chili Cookoff (07/15/13)
Staff photos 7/14/13 (07/14/13)
First Christian T-BAll 7/11/13 (07/12/13)
Staff photos 7-10-13 (07/10/13)
Fairest of the Fair contestants (07/10/13)
The upcoming Fairest of the Fair pageant, which will be held Saturday at Shelbyville Central High School, will begin with the younger age groups starting at 2 p.m. The older age groups are expected to compete at approximately 7 and 8 p.m. Young...
Shelbyville Sharks vs. Fayetteville 7-8-13 (07/09/13)
Seniors celebrate the Fourth (07/08/13)
Rain did not stop a group of senior citizens from celebrating the Fourth of July Thursday at H.V. Griffin Park. The picnic was originally planned inside anyway because of anticipated heat, according to senior activity director Cindy Allen, so...
Reading with Snowbird (07/07/13)
WSMV-TV mascot Snowbird visited the summer reading program at Argie Cooper Public Library.
Gospel singing (07/07/13)
The Over The Hill Gospel Group sings each week to nursing home and senior care facilities, most recently at Christian Care Center.
Community photos 7/7/13 (07/07/13)
Staff photos 7/5/13 (07/05/13)
Shelbyville Jr Team Tennis (07/03/13)
Staff photos 7/3/13 (07/03/13)
Shelbyville Jr Team Tennis (07/02/13)
FCE Clubs hold annual Share Fair (06/29/13)
Members from Bedford County FCE clubs held their annual Share Fair earlier this week at the University of Tennessee Extension Office, with hostess Whitney Danhof, UT Extension Agent. Half of the clubs demonstrated a recipe (the other half shared...
Batting cages re-dedication (06/28/13)
The batting cages were re-dedicated Friday, June 28, at H.V. Griffin Park. The cages re-open on Saturday, June 29.
Learning the basics (06/28/13)
Staff photos 6-26-13 (06/25/13)
Shelbyville Tennis League 6/24/13 (06/25/13)
Juneteenth 2013 (06/23/13)
Juneteenth, the oldest nationally-celebrated event commemorating the end of slavery in the U.S., was observed June 15 at H.V. Griffin Park and Shelbyville Recreation Center. See story at http://www.t-g.com/story/1980100.html
Reading in Action (06/23/13)
United Way of Bedford County held "Day of Action....Reading in Action" Friday at Argie Cooper Public Library. The event was part of a nationwide "Day of Action" volunteer initiative by local United Way groups. Volunteer readers read to children at...
Firefighter rope training (06/21/13)
Shelbyville Fire Department, Bedford County Fire Department and Bedford County EMS Technical Rescue Team practice high-angle/low-angle rope rescue on Thursday, June 20, at the old Dixie Grain building on Depot Street. Emergency responders have...
Staff photos 6/21/13 (06/21/13)
Community photos 6/21/13 (06/21/13)
Community photos 6/20/13 (06/20/13)
Jim Allison retires (06/20/13)
A reception was held Wednesday for Jim Allison on the occasion of his retirement as president and CEO of Shelbyville-based Duck River Electric Membership Corp., a member-owned, multi-county electric cooperative. See story at...
Summer reading program (06/19/13)
Argie Cooper Public Library's summer reading program, featuring "Dinosaurs Love Underpants and Other Silly Stories" by the South of Broadway Players.
MTSNC open house (06/19/13)
Middle Tennessee Spay & Neuter Clinic open house from Monday, June 17.
Additional Walt Wood retirement photos (06/19/13)
See story at http://www.t-g.com/story/1979297.html
Walt Wood honored at retirement ceremony (06/19/13)
Retiring Shelbyville-Bedford County Chamber of Commerce CEO Walt Wood was honored at a ceremony Tuesday, June 18, 2013. Members of the community honored his service. See story at http://www.t-g.com/story/1979297.html
Boys & Girls Club Steak and Chicken Dinner (06/19/13)
Staff photos 6/19/13 (06/19/13)
Community photos 6/19/13 (06/19/13)
Not always quiet at the library (06/19/13)
Things are really booming at the Argie Cooper Public Library -- literally and figuratively -- as the summer reading program is well under way on Wednesdays at the library. Last week approximately 500 children from School Aged Childcare Program...
Community photos 6/18/13 (06/18/13)
Staff photos 6/18/13 (06/18/13)
A poetic delight (06/16/13)
Members of the Shelbyville Woman's Club welcomed Tennessee State Poet Laureate Maggi Vaughn to their monthly meeting, held June 12 at the Riverbend Country Club. Vaughn, of Bell Buckle, shared several of her poems with the ladies, inducing an hour...
Community photos 6/16/13 (06/16/13)
Bonnaroo 2013 (06/15/13)
Some of the scenes, including an unexpected press tent performance by Jack Johnson, at Bonnaroo 2013.
19th Annual RC Cola / Moon Pie Festival (06/15/13)
Summer Slam 2013 (06/15/13)
Deason fire June 14 (06/14/13)
Fire struck Friday at Smith Equipment in Deason. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/1978149.html
Shelbyville Sharks vs. CATS 6/13/13 (06/14/13)
The Shelbyville Sharks hosted the CATS Swim Club on Thursday afternoon, but fell by a final team score of 336-266.
Staff photos 6/14/13 (06/14/13)
Community photos 6/14/13 (06/14/13)
Fired Up and Fit 5K Part 3 (06/13/13)
Farm Bureau coffee (06/13/13)
The ladies of the Farm Bureau hosted their annual Chamber coffee June 11 in honor of Dairy Month. Patrons enjoyed a variety of delicious, homemade treats. See recipes at http://www.t-g.com/story/1977742.html
Staff photos 6/13/13 (06/13/13)
B-17 Bomber replica on display this weekend (06/12/13)
The Memphis Belle, a restored B-17 "flying fortress" bomber will be on display June 15 and 16 at the Smy. For more information on flight tours see http://libertyfoundation.org. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/1977773.html
Staff photos 6/12/13 (06/12/13)
Community photos 6/12/13 (06/12/13)
Storm damage June 10, 2013 (06/11/13)
High winds struck a portion of northern Bedford County - from Highway 82 South just east of U.S. 231 to Bell Buckle-Wartrace Road - on Monday afternoon, June 10, 2013.
Fired Up & Fit 5k- Water slide Gallery 3 (06/11/13)
Fired Up and Fit 5K Part 2 (06/11/13)
Look for more Fired Up and Fit galleries later this week!
Shelbyville Tennis League 6/10/13 (06/11/13)
Wartrace MusicFest 2013 (06/11/13)
Music fans of all ages gathered for "boogie, blues and barbecue," as promoters promised, at the Wartrace Music Festival Saturday night. Rock, country and bluegrass rang out from the stage as children made their own fun. See story at...
Fired Up & Fit 5k- Water slide Gallery 2 (06/10/13)
Thomas students display invention (06/09/13)
Thomas Magnet School students participated this week in Camp Invention. The kids spend a week inventing a device that would launch a rubber duck. They used recyclable items and unwanted electronics. "The kids look like mad scientists tearing into...
Community photos 6/9/13 (06/09/13)
Southside Elementary School photos (06/09/13)
Photos from several different Southside Elementary School activities as submitted to the Times-Gazette.
Fired Up and Fit 5K (06/08/13)
More Fired Up and Fit 5K photo galleries early next week.
Fired Up & Fit 5k-Water Slide (06/08/13)
Look for more photos to come early next week!
Southside honors students (06/07/13)
Since Southside Elementary School kindergarteners and fifth graders have their own graduation ceremonies, first through fourth graders had an honors day to recognize their hard work.
Community photos 6/7/13 (06/07/13)
Staff photos 6/6/13 (06/06/13)
Community photos 6/6/13 (06/06/13)
Resident appreciation day (06/05/13)
Shelbyville Housing Authority held a resident appreciation day May 31, with food, fun and games.
Southside Kindergarten graduation (06/05/13)
Southside Elementary School held graduation ceremonies for its kindergarten
Shelbyville Tennis League 6/3/12 (06/04/13)
Community photos 6/4/13 (06/04/13)
Summer Food Service Program (06/03/13)
Staff photos 6/4/13 (06/03/13)
Relay for Life Part 1 (06/01/13)
The Relay for Life, to benefit the Bedford County chapter of the American Cancer Society, began Friday night, May 1, 2013.
Relay for Life Part 2 (06/01/13)
Community photos 6/2/13 (05/31/13)
Staff photos 5/30/13 (05/30/13)
Community photos 5/30/13 (05/30/13)
Staff photos 5/29/13 (05/29/13)
Community photos 5/29/13 (05/29/13)
CCC observes National Nursing Home Week (05/29/13)
Christian Care Center hosted several activities recently in honor of National Nursing Home week. Activities included an appreciation picnic luncheon, a football toss, soccer kickoff and volleyball games. A "tropical day" was also included in the...
Memorial Day in Bedford County 2013 (05/28/13)
Staff photos 5/28/13 (05/28/13)
Sorority shares tasty treats (05/26/13)
Members of Beta Iota chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha held their "Taste and Tell" dinner at the new home of Shirley McGee with Margaret Hicks co-hosting. The many dishes that were brought were delicious and pretty in appearance. After sampling each...
Staff photos 5/26/13 (05/26/13)
Community photos 5/26/13 (05/26/13)
Flat Creek Community Center (05/24/13)
Blue Lonesome performed Saturday, May 4 at Flat Creek Community Center's potluck dinner. The crowd was kept entertained and fed, and a few younger members of the crowd discovered their own entertainment.
Teachers of the year and retirees (05/23/13)
The Bedford County Board of Education and Superintendent Don Embry honored the 2013 teachers of the year and retiring teachers on Tuesday, May 21 during a ceremony at Shelbyville Central High School. Not all teachers who received recognition were...
Community photos 5/23/13 (05/23/13)
Community photos 5/22/13 (05/22/13)
CVS opens new store (05/22/13)
CVS Pharmacy moved from its old location in Big Springs Shopping Center to a new free-standing store on North Main Street. A grand opening celebration was held Saturday at the new location.
Staff photos 5/22/13 (05/22/13)
2013 Cascade High School graduation (05/21/13)
Staff photos 5/21/13 (05/21/13)
Community photos 5/21/13 (05/21/13)
2013 Community High School Graduation (05/20/13)
Central graduation 2013 (05/20/13)
Shelbyville Central High School held its graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 18 at Calsonic Arena.
A garden grows at Liberty (05/19/13)
Eighth graders at Liberty School have designed a stepping stone garden. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/1970157.html
Community photos 5-19-13 (05/19/13)
Staff photos 5-19-13 (05/19/13)
The Little Mermaid (05/17/13)
Cascade Elementary School's Drama Club will be presenting "The Little Mermaid" play at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 19. Donations will accepted.
80 years of power and flood control (05/17/13)
On May 18, 1933, President Franklin Roosevelt signed the bill creating the Tennessee Valley Authority. The following March, Tupelo, Miss., became the first city to get electric power from TVA. Over the past 80 years, TVA has been involved in power...
Community photos 5/17/13 (05/17/13)
TTCS honors grads, perfect attendance (05/17/13)
Graduates and those earning perfect attendance awards from Tennessee Technology Center at Shelbyville.
Fish Fry 2013 (05/16/13)
Fish Fry 2013
Community photos 5/16/13 (05/16/13)
Community photos 5/15/13 (05/15/13)
Symphony At The Celebration (05/14/13)
The Nashville Symphony made its annual visit to Shelbyville on Tuesday night, with Albert-George Schram at the baton and the Community High School band as special guests. An "instrument petting zoo" an an arts show were among the evening's special...
A Day at the Park (05/14/13)
District 8-AAA Champions (05/14/13)
Horsepower Unlimited (05/14/13)
The Horsepower Unlimited! car, truck and bike show was Saturday at Celebration Grounds Pavilion. Celebration City Region Car Club Inc. was the organizer. A number of original and modified classes were featured.
Community photos 5/12/13 (05/12/13)
Environmental Awareness Week (05/09/13)
The annual Environmental Awareness Week, coordinated by Bedford County Solid Waste Authority and involving presenters from Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, the University of Tennessee Extension, National Resources Conservation Service, Tennessee...
Kids at play (05/09/13)
With the end of the school year at hand, first and second grade classes from Community Elementary School were treated to lunch and then unleashed upon Celebration Station at H.V. Griffin Park on Wednesday. Much screaming, running and play followed.
Staff photos 5/8/13 (05/08/13)
Community photos 5/8/13 (05/08/13)
Community High School awards (05/07/13)
See full list of awards at http://www.t-g.com/story/1966598.html
National Day of Prayer 2013 (05/03/13)
See story at http://www.t-g.com/story/1965789.html
ATF/TN Bomb and Arson Unit demonstration (05/03/13)
Staff photos 5/2/13 (05/02/13)
Community photos 5/2/13 (05/02/13)
Staff photos 5/1/13 (05/01/13)
Food giveaway at First Baptist Church (04/30/13)
Duck River Speedway April 27 (04/30/13)
Community photos 4/30/13 (04/30/13)
Community photos 4/28/13 (04/28/13)
Singers visit Glen Oaks (04/27/13)
A group of gospel singers visited Glen Oaks Health and Rehabilitation Center recently.
Community prom photos 2013 (04/26/13)
Cascade prom photos 2013 (04/26/13)
SCHS prom photos 2013 (04/26/13)
DUI crash simulation (04/26/13)
Bedford County Emergency Medical Services, Shelbyville Police Department and Shelbyville Fire Department presented a mock DUI crash for students at Tennessee Technology Center at Shelbyville. See story at http://www.t-g.com/story/1963425.html .
Professional Women's Luncheon 2013 (04/25/13)
WLIJ-AM and WZNG-AM held their annual Professional Women's Luncheon on Wednesday at the Blue Ribbon Circle. See story at http://www.t-g.com/story/1963097.html .
Youth Art Month (04/25/13)
The Bedford County Art Teachers held their annual Youth Art Month Show on April 21. Artwork from every Bedford County School was represented in the show. Approximately 1,500 people came to the reception to view the art made by very talented students...
Community photos 4/24/13 (04/24/13)
Staff photos 4/24/13 (04/24/13)
CASA luncheon (04/23/13)
Duck River Speedway April 20 (04/23/13)
Staff photos 4/23/13 (04/23/13)
Handy Dandy auction (04/22/13)
Community photos 4/21/13 (04/21/13)
Goodwin travels the world (04/21/13)
Goodwin the bear has traveled the world to help Tim Miller's students learn about geography. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/1961331.html
Arrowhead Ranch 5K Run/Walk (04/20/13)
Close to 100 participants gathered at Arrowhead Ranch Saturday to take part in the third annual 5K Run/Walk.
Staff photos 4/19/13 (04/19/13)
Staff photos 4/17/13 (04/17/13)
Community photos 4/17/13 (04/17/13)
Area 13 Special Olympics Summer Games (04/16/13)
Community photos 4-16-13 (04/15/13)
Readers share fashion photos (04/14/13)
With warmer temperatures finally here comes the opportunity to break out colorful and fun spring clothes. It's especially fun to see children sporting their favorite spring trends. T-G readers submitted the following photos of their spring...
Staff photos 4/11/13 (04/11/13)
Community photos 4/11/13 (04/11/13)
Community photos 4/10/13 (04/10/13)
Staff photos 4/10/13 (04/10/13)
Duck River winners April 2013 (04/09/13)
It was a crisp, cool night for several drivers who found their way into victory lane at Duck River Raceway on Saturday night. Drivers who made their way to victory lane are:
Cascade band rocks Disney (04/07/13)
For Cascade High School's band, a once-every-four-years trip was a once-in-a-lifetime event. The band marched in the Electric Light Parade at Disney World's Magic Kingdom. Over 100 band members, along with some family members, made the trip. At...
Hee Haw & Howdy keeps on keeping on (04/07/13)
"Hee Haw & Howdy," a benefit for the American Cancer Society Relay For Life, runs Friday and Saturday at Central High School. The show is in the style of the classic TV variety show "Hee Haw," and combines cornpone humor with serious country music....
Take a Kid Hunting Day (04/07/13)
The Bedford County Longbeards chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation had a "take a kid hunting" event on opening day of juvenile turkey hunting season, March 23. Participating youth went through the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency...
Garden members celebrate spring (04/07/13)
The Shelbyville Garden Club held its annual Spring Luncheon on March 20th at Riverbend Country Club, with 24 members and five guests attending. See full story at http://www.t-g.com/story/1956611.html
Easter fun at Fair Haven (04/05/13)
The Fair Haven Baptist Church Easter Festival was held at the church this past Saturday with an estimated 2,000 in attendance. It was a great family event full of games with prizes, inflatables and a petting zoo. Cotton candy, snow cones and a lot...
School Age Care Program goes bowling (04/04/13)
Staff photos 4/4/13 (04/04/13)
Community photos 4/3/13 (04/03/13)
Staff photos 4/3/13 (04/03/13)
Magnet's Masterpieces (04/03/13)
Thomas Magnet School recently celebrated efforts from their school fundraiser, "The Tiger Run. Many students participated and the top three sales people got the chance to "paint" principal Mindi Dewitt, coach Josh Young, and teacher Laura Houp. ...
Mule Day participants camp at Henry Horton (04/03/13)
Participants in the upcoming Mule Day festivities in Columbia camped out the first part of the week at Henry Horton State Park, using it as a base for rides through the rural area. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/1955694.html .
Staff photos 4/2/13 (04/02/13)
Southside Easter Egg Hunt (03/31/13)
Excitement was in the air on Thursday at Southside Elementary School for more reasons than the fact that it was the last day before Spring Break and it was a full moon! The kindergartners were bursting with excitement to have their Easter egg hunts.
Community photos 3/31/13 (03/31/13)
Stations of the Cross ceremony (03/29/13)
Community photos 3/29/13 (03/29/13)
'Count the Basketballs' winners (03/27/13)
You didn't have to be a basketball pro to win with the "Count the Basketballs" contest part of the Times-Gazette / Kincaid Bracket Bucks contest. While most filled out the NCAA bracket for a chance at winning the first place local prize of a 42"...
Passover at Ransom UMC (03/27/13)
For the second year in a row, Ransom United Methodist Church in Deason held a Passover Seder meal, with Rabbi Ken Gibbs of Yeshuat Yisrael, a Messianic Jewish congregation in Franklin, conducting the proceedings. See story at
Community photos 3/27/13 (03/27/13)
Duck River winners celebrate (03/27/13)
Winners from Duck River Raceway Park on March 16 pose in victory lane with their hardware after claiming their respective victories.
Girl Power (03/25/13)
The inaugural "Brightest Star in the Sky" conference was held Saturday at Harris Middle School. The conference, led by teacher Nancy Weatherhead, focused on helping middle school-aged girls live their best lives.
Alta Avenue fire (03/24/13)
The home of Matt and Christy Tiller on Alta Avenue in Shelbyville burned Sunday, March 24, 2013. Heat melted vinyl siding on the neighboring home of Robert Martin. See story at http://www.t-g.com/story/1953132.html
Players remember Korley (03/24/13)
The Liberty School baseball team remembered the late Korley Davis, a Liberty school who died of lung disease in 2011, in a ceremony on Tuesday. See story at http://www.t-g.com/story/1952059.html
Central holds National Honor Society induction (03/24/13)
Shelbyville Central High School's National Honor Society held its induction ceremony on March 12. See story at http://www.t-g.com/story/1952481.html
Community photos 3/24/13 (03/24/13)
Community photos 3/22/13 (03/22/13)
Staff photos 3/22/13 (03/22/13)
Courthouse bomb threats (03/20/13)
Emergency crews went into action after a bomb threat was called in to Bedford County Courthouse at mid-morning Wednesday, March 20, 2013. Another threat was made during the time the building was evacuated. See story at...
Caregiver Relief Pancake Supper (03/20/13)
The Caregiver Relief Pancake Supper, held at First United Methodist on the Square, drew its usual large crowd Tuesday evening. Patrons enjoyed hot and fresh pancakes, silent and live auctions, and a chance to socialize on a pretty evening.
Community photos 3/20/13 (03/20/13)
Small Talk: What do you think is a fair allowance each week for a fifth grader? (03/17/13)
Students from East Side Elementary School.
Community photos 3/17/13 (03/17/13)
Paws for A Cause run/walk (03/16/13)
The Paws for a Cause 5K run and mile walk was held Saturday, March 16, 2013.
Daffodil Days in Bell Buckle (03/16/13)
Community photos 3/15/13 (03/15/13)
Staff photos 3/15/13 (03/15/13)
Staff photos 3/14/13 (03/14/13)
Shelbyville Woman's Club Fashion Show (03/13/13)
Community photos 3/13/13 (03/13/13)
Tennessee National Walking Horse Museum (03/08/13)
Community photos 3-10-13 (03/08/13)
Small Talk: What is Daylight Savings Time? (03/08/13)
Kindergarten students at Southside Elementary School.
Community photos 3/8/13 (03/08/13)
Jim Tracy fundraiser (03/07/13)
Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey (R-Blountville) was the guest of honor at a fund-raiser for State Sen. Jim Tracy's campaign for the U.S. House of Representatives. The event was held at the home of Tanya and David Coffey.
Eaglepalooza 2013 (03/07/13)
Shelbyville Central's Golden Eagle soccer team hosted the 5th annual Eaglepalooza this past Friday night. Coach Neal Gordon and the team started Eaglepalooza as a spin-off of the popular video game "Rock Band" but this was the third year the event...
Celebrity Waiter Luncheon 2013 (03/06/13)
Celebrity waiters and supporters at the American Cancer Society's annual Celebrity Waiter Luncheon held March 5, 2013 at Blue Ribbon Circle. See story at http://www.t-g.com/story/1947210.html
Viking pride (03/06/13)
Community Elementary School cheered on the Community High School basketball team as they were on their way to the sub-state tournament on Monday.
Community photos 3/6/13 (03/06/13)
Community photos 3/3/13 (03/04/13)
Special moments (03/04/13)
A Special Olympics volleyball competition was held Friday at Coffee County High School.
Chili Day at Senior Center (03/04/13)
The Shelbyville-Bedford County Senior Citizens Center celebrated National Chili Day on Thursday with a potluck chili lunch. Four members prepared a variety of chili recipes, and tea and dessert were also provided.
FCE Achievement Night (03/03/13)
The Bedford County Family & Community Education Clubs (FCE) held its annual Achievement Program on Tuesday, February 26 at the UT Extension Office in Shelbyville. Members from the FCE clubs throughout the county shared the evening together for a...
Spay Day 2013 (03/03/13)
See story at http://www.t-g.com/story/1945745.html
New hospital CEO introduced (03/01/13)
A coffee was held to introduce new Heritage Medical Center CEO David Bunch to the community.
Community photos 3/1/13 (03/01/13)
Community photos 2/28/13 (02/28/13)
Community photos 2/27/13 (02/27/13)
Community photos 2/26/12 (02/26/13)
Smokestack Theatre Festival 2013 (02/24/13)
The 10th annual Smokestack Theatre Festival was held last week at Community High School. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/1943504.html
Small Talk: What is your favorite movie, and what character would you play in the movie? (02/24/13)
Special thanks to third grade students at Eakin Elementary School for participating in this week's Small Talk.
Senior Circle celebrates in Hollywood style (02/24/13)
A full house gathered last week in celebration of Senior Circle's seventh anniversary. Senior Circle is a program geared toward senior citizen that is sponsored by Heritage Medical Center. Nearly 400 members participate in the program, which meets...
Community photos 2-24-13 (02/23/13)
Safety Day (02/23/13)
Local emergency service agencies held a public safety day Saturday at Calsonic Arena, with displays and activities.
First Responder Youth Academy (02/22/13)
Bedford County Emergency Medical Services held its first-ever First Responder Youth Academy this year, with 23 students from all three public high schools learning advanced first aid and rescue techniques. See a story about the program in today's...
Community photos 2/21/13 (02/21/13)
Salute to FFA (02/21/13)
Staff photos 2/20/13 (02/20/13)
Small Talk: If you could change one rule at your house, what would it be? (02/19/13)
Special thanks to Harris Middle School 8th graders for participating in this week's Small Talk.
Find Your Character (02/17/13)
Shelbyville Central High School's drama class performed for Shelbyville Woman's Club during its monthly meeting. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/1941199.html
FCE ladies share love at nursing home (02/17/13)
Town & Country FCE recently hosted a party for residents of Christian Care Center of Bedford County. Cookies and juice were served, and members of the club and staff members of CCC assisted residents in creating Valentine's Day decorations for their...
Dudes looked like a lady - to battle cancer (02/17/13)
The Wheelbillies Relay for Life Team held its annual Wheelbillies Womanless Pageant on Saturday, Feb. 9 at Liberty School. Men from across the county dressed as women and took part in this fun evening to raise money for the American Cancer...
Fat Tuesday supper at First Methodist Church (02/14/13)
Traders Bank ham day (02/14/13)
Traders Bank held its annual ham day on Wednesday.
Black History Month coffee (02/13/13)
In honor of Black History Month, the Shelbyville Vicinity Club in partnership with the Gilliland Historical Resource Center hosted its 15th annual coffee Tuesday morning at the Shelbyville-Bedford County Chamber of Commerce. Attendees enjoyed a...
Staff photos 2/13/13 (02/13/13)
Community photos 2/13/13 (02/13/13)
The 2013 Habitat Ball (02/11/13)
Community photos 2/10/13 (02/10/13)
Out of this world (02/10/13)
Southside Elementary School third grade teacher Mary Tim Cook has been teaching third-grade science classes about the solar system. As a special project, students made their own models of the solar system.
Flat Creek festivity (02/08/13)
A small crowd gathered last Saturday at Flat Creek Community Center to enjoy the monthly music night.
Community photos 2/8/13 (02/08/13)
Community photos 2/6/13 (02/06/13)
Community photos 2/5/13 (02/05/13)
Israel calls pastor, and he responds (02/03/13)
The Rev. Ron Adams of Emmanuel Baptist Church loves to visit the Holy Land. See Doug Dezotell's story at http://www.t-g.com/story/1936728.html .
Community photos 2/3/13 (02/03/13)
Short-lived snows coat Bedford County (02/02/13)
Two short-lived snowfalls left a white coating across Bedford County on the mornings of Friday, Feb. 1 and Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013. The relatively-rare Southern snows left snowy sights and brought out many fun-seekers.
Staff photos 2/3/13 (02/01/13)
Community photos 2-1-13 (02/01/13)
Members of the Senior Citizens Center celebrating birthdays in January were, in front, King Bill Davidson and Queen Margaret Stewart; and in back, Wally Bushar, Norman Thompson and Sam Gunter.
Community photos 1/31/13 (01/31/13)
Community photos 1/30/13 (01/30/13)
Community photos 1/29/13 (01/29/13)
Cascade celebrates homecoming (01/29/13)
Habitat Ball Sponsor Party (01/27/13)
The Habitat for Humanity Ball Sponsors and Patrons Party took place Jan. 19 at the home of Keith and Lorraine Rosbury. The ball, which raises nearly enough funds each year to build one local Habitat home, will take place Feb. 9 at the Blue Ribbon...
Community photos 1/27/13 (01/27/13)
Southside Elementary canned food drive (01/27/13)
The Southside Elementary School Student Council recently held a canned food drive to help those who needed extra help during the winter season. Each day had a different theme, and certain items were requested. Winning classes got to do special...
Community photos 1/25/13 (01/25/13)
Staff photos 1-24-13 (01/24/13)
Community photos 1/24/13 (01/24/13)
Community photos 1/23/13 (01/23/13)
Martin Luther King, Jr. luncheon (01/22/13)
Community photos 1/20/13 (01/20/13)
FCB honors employees for years of service (01/16/13)
First Community Bank recently recognized its employees for their dedication to the local bank during a Service Awards ceremony.
Community basketball homecoming court (01/16/13)
Community High School will be having its basketball homecoming Friday, Jan. 18. The ceremony will begin at 5:45 p.m. The teams will match up against Fayetteville City at 6:30 p.m.
Community photos 1/16/13 (01/16/13)
Shelbyville Woman's Club January 2013 (01/13/13)
Billy Hix, a local educator from Shelbyville who has had a passion for space and science his entire life, visited the Shelbyville Woman's Club Wednesday during the club's monthly meeting held at the Riverbend Country Club.
TTCS honors grads, perfect attendance (01/10/13)
Tennessee Technology Center at Shelbyville recently held graduation ceremonies for day students, recognizing both graduates and those with perfect attendance for the fall trimester.
Community photos 1/10/13 (01/10/13)
Community photos 1/9/13 (01/09/13)
Community photos 1/6/13 (01/06/13)
Staff photos 1-6-13 (01/05/13)
Staff photos 1/4/13 (01/04/13)
Staff photos 1/3/13 (01/03/13)
Cascade graduation photos (01/01/13)
Nothin' but a hound dog (12/30/12)
Photos from Davis Branch Blueticks Kennel; see story at http://www.t-g.com/story/1925969.html
An addition to tradition (12/30/12)
Christy Warren and grandsons Caine and Andon Warren continued their holiday cheer by delivering "cuddlies" to local nursing homes. Christy and Caine have teamed up for the mission for the past several years and this was the first year 8-year-old...
Community photos 12/30/12 (12/30/12)
Community photos 12/26/12 (12/26/12)
CDC holds Christmas party (12/25/12)
The Child Development Center held its annual Christmas party Thursday at Fairlane Church of Christ. Santa arrived bearing gifts and spent time listening to the wishes of each child. The CDC provides educational/early intervention services to...
Santa and Mrs. Claus at Argie Cooper Public Library (12/25/12)
The story time room at Argie Cooper Public Library was packed Dec. 19 with lots of anxious boys and girls each ready to greet and read stories with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Santa and Mrs. Claus each read a story to eager listeners: Santa read the story...
Mission to Moldova (12/23/12)
Rev. Scott Reed of Midland Heights Baptist Church and Herbert Derickson, the church's worship leader, recently returned from a trip overseas to Moldova, a very small country between Romania and the Ukraine.
Community photos 12/23/12 (12/23/12)
Staff photos 12/23/12 (12/23/12)
CIty Outreach Distribution Day 2012 (12/22/12)
City Outreach Ministries' annual distribution day for toys, clothing and food to the needy was held Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012. Pastor Scott Horn said approximately 800-900 people were served.
Community photos 12/21/12 (12/21/12)
What can be done to make schools safer? (12/19/12)
The T-G asked adults in downtown Shelbyville on Tuesday, "What can be done to make schools in Bedford County safer than they are now?"
Community photos 12/19/12 (12/19/12)
Community photos 12/14/12 (12/14/12)
Community photos 12/13/12 (12/13/12)
Community photos 12/12/12 (12/12/12)
Donna Stone retirement reception (12/11/12)
Staff photos 12/11/12 (12/11/12)
Community photos 12/11/12 (12/11/12)
No Paint Required (12/10/12)
Here's your sign (12/09/12)
Sign spinner Anthony Moreli makes multiple moves to gain the attention of passing motorists -- and, most importantly, sell a product. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/1920179.html
Liberty announces homecoming court (12/09/12)
Liberty recently announced its homecoming court, which included Bailey Phelps, Savannah McCullough, Lexi Sanders, Kyleigh Hardy, Hannah Preston, Sierra Carr, Kaitlyn Darnell and Macey Hix. Bailey Phelps was named queen.
Community photos 12/9/12 (12/09/12)
Sip, Shop and Stroll the Square (12/08/12)
Merchants and participants enjoy the "Sip, Shop and Stroll the Square" event on Friday, Dec. 7, 2012. A wine walk and tours of lofts on and near the Shelbyville square were offered. Proceeds went to Shelbyville's Our Town efforts to improve the...
B-boy J-V: Breakdancer (12/07/12)
Bell Ringers (12/07/12)
Staff photos 12/7/12 (12/07/12)
Thomas Magnet School showcase (12/07/12)
Thomas Magnet School held its showcase night.
Community photos 12/7/12 (12/07/12)
Community Middle Basketball Homecoming (12/06/12)
Community Middle School superlatives (12/06/12)
Community Middle School named superlatives among eighth graders.
Community photos 12/6/12 (12/06/12)
SMALL TALK: What class do you wish was taught in the eighth grade? (12/05/12)
Thanks to students at Liberty School for participating.
Sponsors thanked by Habitat committee (12/05/12)
February will mark the 15th anniversary for the annual Habitat for Humanity Ball, one of the community's signature events of the year, which brings folks together for a great time while typically raising enough money to build a local home for a...
Community photos 12/5/12 (12/05/12)
Community photos 12/4/12 (12/04/12)
Shelbyville Christmas Parade Part 2 (12/02/12)
Photos of the crowd during the Saturday, Dec. 1 Christmas Parade in Shelbyville.
Who got the tree? (12/02/12)
Each year, the Shelbyville Satellite Group of the Cheekwood Chapter of the Embroiderers Guild of America decorates a tree at a local bank. See full story at http://www.t-g.com/story/1918432.html
2012 Shelbyville Christmas Parade (12/01/12)
Enjoy a glance at the highlights of the 2012 Shelbyville Christmas Parade -- and meet some of the spectators.
Community photos 11/30/12 (11/30/12)
Staff photos 11/29/12 (11/29/12)
DAR Activities November 2012 (11/29/12)
Bomb threat at Bedford County Courthouse (11/28/12)
Bomb threats were received by Bedford County Courthouse and others throughout Tennessee on Tuesday, Nov. 27.
Cascade / Webb evacuation drill (11/27/12)
A new mutual aid agreement between Cascade High School, Cascade Middle School and The Webb School in Bell Buckle means that in the event of a disaster, students from one campus could be evacuated to the other, from which parents could pick them up....
Staff photos 11/25/12 (11/25/12)
Community photos 11/25/12 (11/25/12)
Johnson creates classroom buzz (11/25/12)
Students in LeAnn Butts' Thomas Magnet School class recently learned a lesson about bees and honey from Eddie Johnson. Students had lots of questions for Doak, such as asked "how do bees sleep?" (Elliot Caine), "do all hives have a queen?" (Abby...
Community photos 11/23/12 (11/23/12)
Raise Your Hand Bedford County (11/22/12)
Raise Your Hand Bedford County is a statewide collaborative effort to recruit volunteers to tutor, mentor and read to children to help them succeed in school and life. United Way provided the infrastructure for recruiting volunteers and placing them...
Community photos 11/22/12 (11/22/12)
Staff photos 11/22/12 (11/22/12)
Chamber of Commerce Holiday Mixer (11/21/12)
Staff photos 11/20/12 (11/20/12)
Community photos 11/18/12 (11/18/12)
Staff photos 11/18/12 (11/18/12)
Great Canned Food Drive (11/16/12)
First UMC Bazaar and Luncheon (11/16/12)
The United Women of First United Methodist Church, supported by other church members from both genders, held their 61st annual luncheon and bazaar on Nov. 16. The event, widely attended by people from throughout the community, has featured the same...
Community photos 11/16/12 (11/16/12)
Staff photos 11/16/12 (11/16/12)
Fashion show (11/15/12)
Jennifer Thompson, owner of J. Jordan's on the Shelbyville Square, presented the annual fall fashion show at the Riverbend Country Club Wednesday for a full-house. Members of the Shelbyville Woman's Club enjoyed seeing the latest fashions, as well...
Staff photos 11/15/12 (11/15/12)
Community photos 11/14/12 (11/14/12)
Open houses (11/14/12)
Last weekend proved to be a busy one as locals enjoyed a variety of holiday open houses across the county. Last Friday and Saturday, many specials and holiday treats were offered at All Season Florist, Merle Norman, J. Jordan, the Co-Op, McGee's and...
Bedford County Veterans Day Parade (11/10/12)
The parade was preceded by a 5K to benefit Bedford County Cancer Foundation.
Community Photos 11-11-12 (11/10/12)
Staff photos 11-11-12 (11/10/12)
March for the Missing (11/10/12)
A March for the Missing was held Saturday morning, Nov. 10, 2012 in Shelbyville. Among those on the minds of marchers were five Bedford County residents -- Antonio Taylor, missing since 1999; Bobby Smelcer, last seen in November 2010 and whose skull...
Marine Corps Birthday Bike Rally (11/10/12)
The U.S. annual Marine Corps Birthday Bike Rally, Barbecue Cook Off & Poker Run was held Saturday at 82 Market in Bell Buckle. The rally raised money for the Wounded Warrior Project and Toys for Tots.
AACA Swap Meet / Car Display / Christmas Village (11/10/12)
The Celebration City Car Club, a chapter of the Antique Automobile Club of America, held a swap meet Saturday, Nov. 10, at Calsonic Arena.
Staff photos 11-9-12 (11/09/12)
Veterans Day in schools 2012 (11/09/12)
Veterans were honored in a variety of ceremonies Friday at local schools.
City Outreach chili luncheon (11/08/12)
City Outreach Ministries held its annual chili luncheon Saturday. Proceeds from the fundraiser go toward helping local families in need during the holidays. Each year, City Outreach provides families in need with toys and other items for Christmas...
Community photos 11/7/12 (11/07/12)
Staff photos 11/7/12 (11/07/12)
Election Day in Bedford County (11/06/12)
Halloween fellowship (11/06/12)
Saturday Scenes 11-3 (11/05/12)
Saturday dawned bright and clear, casting long shadows over the many events taking place throughout the day.
Community photos 11/4/12 (11/04/12)
Staff photos 11/2/12 (11/02/12)
Staff photos 11/1/12 (11/01/12)
Southside rockets (11/01/12)
Southside kindergarten teacher Jessica Waggoner's student teacher Karen Hix brought in a very special person to visit her class - her father Billy Hix -- who spoke to the interested students about rockets and rocket fuel.
Rotary dictionary project (11/01/12)
The Dictionary Project is a service project that Shelbyville Rotary Club conducts annually. Each year all third graders in Bedford County receive a dictionary, in order to promote a better vocabulary.
First UMC pumpkin carving (11/01/12)
First United Methodist Church held a pumpkin-carving event following its "Trunk or Treat" celebration on Sunday.
Community photos 10/31/12 (10/31/12)
Community photos 10/30/12 (10/30/12)
Youngsters learn fire safety (10/28/12)
It's never too soon to learn about fire safety and prevention. Recently, students from Toddler Time Preschool welcome Shelbyville Asst. Fire Chief Brian Nicholson to school to learn a lot, and have a little fun along the way.
Community photos 10/28/12 (10/28/12)
2012 Spooktacular run (10/27/12)
Participants braved 45-degree chill to take part in the Spooktacular 5K and 10K runs on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012.
Scenes from Saturday (10/27/12)
Fall arrived abruptly this weekend, but didn't stop many of the activities planned.
Life House drama to be presented (10/26/12)
Life House, a drama presented each Halloween season for the past several years, has moved to a new home at North Fork Baptist Church this year. The walk-through drama contains 12 scenes in 12 rooms on the campus of the church, 1641...
Staff photos 10/26/12 (10/26/12)
Community photos 10/26/12 (10/26/12)
4-H section 2012 (10/26/12)
Photos from the Times-Gazette's salute to 4-H Clubs, as published Oct. 26, 2012.
Southside Forty Fun Friday (10/26/12)
Southside Elementary School held its second annual Forty Fun Friday fundraiser award night on October 5th complete with inflatables, an obstacle course, pizza and lots of other fun activities. Students who brought in at least $40 in donations got to...
T-G/Relish Cooking School (10/24/12)
Spooky drawing contest (10/24/12)
The winner and several other entries from the Times-Gazette's annual "spooky drawing" contest, for fifth grade and below.
Chef Steve Petusevsky tours Shelbyville (10/23/12)
Community photos 10/23/12 (10/23/12)
A spooktacular history lesson (10/21/12)
Staff photos 10/21/12 (10/21/12)
Community photos 10/21/12 (10/21/12)
Bell Buckle Craft Fair 2012 (10/20/12)
Folks came out in droves to peruse the fares at the 2012 Bell Buckle Craft Fair on Saturday
Staff photos 10/19/12 (10/19/12)
Cascade football homecoming 2012 (10/19/12)
Cascade High School honored its 2012 homecoming court on Oct. 12 prior to kicking off against the Community Vikings.
Bus drivers honored (10/17/12)
Ten Bedford County bus drivers had perfect attendance for the 2011-2012 school year.
Lowe's holds safety day (10/17/12)
Lowe's Home Improvement held a "Safety Saturday" to allow kids to meet and talk with firemen, police and paramedics, as well as having a little fun on the side.
Community photos 10/17/12 (10/17/12)
Staff photos 10/16/12 (10/16/12)
Community photos 10/16/12 (10/16/12)
Blue Bell honors Pitner at Learning Way (10/15/12)
Mary Pitner has dedicated her life to being an exceptional educator, and is currently on of the three finalists for the 2012-2013 Tennessee Teacher of the Year Award. To honor her achievement, a representative of Blue Bell ice cream visited...
Staff photos 10/14/12 (10/14/12)
Community photos 10/14/12 (10/14/12)
Perfect attendance for bus drivers (10/13/12)
Cascade-Community Football 10-12-12 (10/13/12)
Here are some of our favorite shots from the District 9-A showdown from Friday night.
Staff photos 10/12/12 (10/12/12)
Community photos 10/12/12 (10/12/12)
Chinese teacher welcomed at local school (10/12/12)
Chinese teacher Dongmei Wang gave an introductory lesson to Susan Olsen's third graders at Thomas Magnet School last Friday.
Empty Bowl event (10/11/12)
Staff photos 10/10/12 (10/10/12)
Community photos 10/10/12 (10/10/12)
Liberty School homecoming court (10/10/12)
Times-Gazette Chamber Coffee (10/09/12)
The Shelbyville Times-Gazette hosted the community for the annual Chamber of Commerce coffee commemorating National Newspaper Week on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012.
Staff photos 10/9/12 (10/09/12)
Community photos 10/9/12 (10/09/12)
Halls Mill Sorghum Squeeze 2012 (10/07/12)
The annual Halls Mill Sorghum Squeeze is a demonstration of the sorghum-making process. Locally-grown sorghum cane is put through a mule-driven press to extract its sweet juice, which is then reduced by boiling in a fire box.
Kids Around Town: Fall fashion 2012 (10/07/12)
Normandy concert benefits cancer victims (10/07/12)
Country music singer Jamey Johnson performed in Normandy last weekend. Normandy resident Kerry Kimmel served as the official photographer for the concert, which benefitted organizations raising money to fight pancreatic cancer.
Epsilon Sigma Alpha Beta Iota fashion show (10/07/12)
Carolyn Matusek moderated the annual Epsilon Sigma Alpha Beta Iota Chapter dinner and fashion show Tuesday evening at First United Methodist Church. The evening benefits local students through scholarships as well as research conducted at St. Jude's...
Community photos 10/7/12 (10/07/12)
FCE Taste and Tell Luncheon (10/05/12)
School supplies donated (10/05/12)
Eakin Elementary School fifth grade teacher Angela Ferguson was selected by Office Max to receive $1,000 worth of school supplies. The school also received a like amount of supplies.
Southside evacuation drill (10/05/12)
Students at Southside Elementary school held an evacuation drill last week, and for travelers on S. Cannon Blvd., this meant traffic was stopped so the children could cross the road safely. The emergency drills are required of each school, and in...
Community homecoming court (10/04/12)
Community High School will be hosting its first ever football homecoming on Friday, Oct. 5 at 6 p.m. After the ceremony, the Vikings will play host to Huntland.
Hoodlum Alley Car Show (10/03/12)
The fall cruise-in at Hoodlum Alley was held on Saturday featuring several models of cars.
Small Talk: At what age do you get old, and what can't you do at that age? (10/03/12)
Special thanks to third graders from Thomas Magnet School and principal Dulcie Davis for participating in this week's Small Talk.
Staff photos 10/3/12 (10/03/12)
Community photos 10/3/12 (10/03/12)
Community photos 10/2/12 (10/02/12)
Aviation Day (10/01/12)
Shelbyville Municipal Airport hosted an Aviation Day on Saturday, Sept. 29.
Blue Ribbon School gets Blue Bell Ice Cream (09/28/12)
Club Day at Eakin Elementary School (09/28/12)
Community photos 9/30/12 (09/27/12)
Staff photos 9/27/12 (09/27/12)
Community photos 9/27/12 (09/27/12)
Staff photos 9-26-12 (09/26/12)
Community photos 9/26/12 (09/25/12)
Flat Creek VFD Barbecue (09/25/12)
Some called Saturday's barbecue put on by the Flat Creek Volunteer Fire Department "the social event of the year, Judging from the flood of people who turned out in the small community, the smell of the food brought friends and neighbors out in...
District 11 A/AA Golf Tournament (09/25/12)
Less adoptable pets (09/23/12)
Shelbyville-Bedford County Humane Association is joining Petfinder.com to celebrate Adopt-A-Less-Adoptable-Pet Week Sept, 17-23. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/1896085.html
Community photos 9-23-12 (09/22/12)
United Way Awards (09/20/12)
Community photos 9-20-12 (09/20/12)
Staff photos 9-20-12 (09/20/12)
Staff photos 9-19-12 (09/19/12)
Community photos 9-19-12 (09/19/12)
Staff photos 9-18-12 (09/18/12)
Community photos 9-18-12 (09/18/12)
Small Talk for Sept. 16, 2012 (09/16/12)
If you were the principal for one day, what would you do.
Staff photos 9-16-12 (09/14/12)
Staff photos 9-14-12 (09/14/12)
Community photos 9-14-12 (09/14/12)
United Way Kickoff Luncheon (09/13/12)
Staff photos 9-13-12 (09/13/12)
Learning Way hosts open house (09/13/12)
Community photos 9-13-12 (09/13/12)
Walmart DC visits Southside Elementary (09/12/12)
Associates from the Walmart Distribution Center visited Southside Elementary last week with a surprise for teachers. They provided lunch for teachers and brought 20 gift cards in the amount of $50 to give away.
Staff photos 9-12-12 (09/12/12)
Community photos 9-12-12 (09/12/12)
Flat Stanley sees the world (09/09/12)
A paper cutout gets to go places and meet people, as part of an educational progrm for kids. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/1891726.html .
Grandparents' Day 2012 (09/07/12)
Readers were asked to submit photos of their grandparents for inclusion in Sunday's Grandparents' Day pages. The response was heartwarming.
On the Appalachian trail (09/07/12)
Normandy resident David Browning hiked the 2,190-mile Appalachian trail earlier this year, just after retiring from Arnold Engineering Development Complex. See the story at http://www.t-g.com/story/1891586.html
Community photos 9-7-12 (09/07/12)
Staff photos 9-7-12 (09/07/12)
Community photos 9-6-12 (09/06/12)
Staff photos 9-5-12 (09/05/12)
Community photos 9-5-12 (09/05/12)
2012 Tenn. Walking Horse Show final night (09/02/12)
Walking horse-related press conferences (08/31/12)
Staff photos 8-31-12 (08/31/12)
Staff photos 8-30-12 (08/30/12)
Community photos 8-30-12 (08/30/12)
Staff photos 8-29-12 (08/29/12)
Celebration sponsor party (08/28/12)
The Celebration recognized its corporate sponsors Sunday evening at a cocktail buffet, hosted by Henry and Lynn Hulan. The evening provided a chance for sponsors to visit with each other, enjoy a wonderful meal (catered by Joe McCurry) prior to...
Staff photos 8-28-12 (08/28/12)
V.F.W. food stand at the Celebration (08/27/12)
Newspaper saves the egg (08/27/12)
Cascade Middle School students studied engineering and problem-solving through an egg-drop contest requiring them to develop, with limited supplies, a vehicle capable of protecting an egg from a long fall.
Community photos 8-28-12 (08/27/12)
Wartrace Yard Sale (08/27/12)
The annual Wartrace yard sale was held last weekend.
Scouts study science at AEDC (08/26/12)
Liberty Cub Scout Pack 312 ended its summer vacation with a visit to Arnold Engineering Development Complex near Tullahoma. Several scouts plus parents and siblings toured the U.S. Air Force test facilities and participated in hands-on science...
Staff photos 8-26-12 (08/25/12)
Small Talk (08/23/12)
If you were in charge of the prize for the World Grand Championship, what would it be?
Optimist Club Donuts (08/23/12)
Country Festival (08/23/12)
The Country Festival held in the Champions Arena on the Celebration grounds.
Community photos 8-23-12 (08/23/12)
Cascade Band Camp (08/22/12)
Cascade's band held their summer camp earlier this month to prepare for the fall marching and performance season.
A horse show of a different kind (08/22/12)
A horse show of a different kind kicked off last week at Miss Judie's Day Care in Shelbyville. The show is an annual event at Pope's preschool and children and parents look forward to the stick horse show, cowboy hats and blue ribbons for weeks in...
Community photos 8-22-12 (08/22/12)
Staff photos 8-22-12 (08/22/12)
Community photos 8-21-12 (08/21/12)
Staff photos 8-21-12 (08/21/12)
I Am What I Am Autism Benefit (08/20/12)
The I Am What I Am autism benefit and music festival was held on Saturday, Aug. 18 at the Bedford County Ag Center. More than 20 bands played to the enjoyment of many fans, all in the name of a worthy cause.
Staff photos 8-17-12 (08/17/12)
Community photos 8-17-12 (08/17/12)
Staff photos 8-16-12 (08/16/12)
Community photo 8-16-12 (08/16/12)
Staff photos 8-15-12 (08/15/12)
Community photos 8-15-12 (08/15/12)
Staff photos 8-14-12 (08/14/12)
Salamander stroll (08/10/12)
Instead of having an open house, teachers from Southside Elementary School hold an annual "Salamander Stroll" to visit students in their homes prior to the start of the school year.
Staff photos 8-9-12 (08/09/12)
Staff photos 8-8-12 (08/08/12)
Community photos 8-8-12 (08/08/12)
Staff photos 8-7-12 (08/07/12)
Community photos 8-7-12 (08/07/12)
First day back to School (08/06/12)
Community photos 8-5-12 (08/04/12)
Busy summer at Rec Center (08/04/12)
Walking Horse National Museum (08/03/12)
Middle Tennessee Education Center open house (08/03/12)
Election Day (08/03/12)
Community photos 8-3-12 (08/03/12)
Rover area wind damage (08/02/12)
Strong winds left a trail of damage in the Rover area during the early evening of Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012.
Staff photos 8-2-12 (08/02/12)
Community photos 8-2-12 (08/02/12)
Scouts visit Sounds game (08/01/12)
On Saturday, July 28 the Nashville Sounds sponsored Cub Scout Night at Greer Stadium. More than 1,500 scouts enjoyed the activities, including a run around the bases, autographs, fireworks, and some even camped overnight in the outfield.
Senior Olympics competitors (08/01/12)
Other Bedford County residents competing in the 2012 summer games, but not pictured are: Cory Hartbarger, who won gold medals in the men's 85 plus discus and softball throws. He also won a silver medal in the javelin throw. Deborah Lamb, who won...
Community photos 8-1-12 (08/01/12)
Staff photos 8-1-12 (08/01/12)
First Christian T-Ball 7/30/12 (07/31/12)
Staff photos 7-31-12 (07/31/12)
Flat Creek Church of Christ VBS (07/31/12)
Flat Creek Church of Christ had great attendance for its Vacation Bible School, "Joseph -- From the Pit to the Palace."
American Red Cross Blood Drive (07/30/12)
The American Red Cross sponsored a blood drive in Shelbyville last Thursday afternoon at Walmart. The Red Cross brought out their mobile lab, and encouraged participation. Summer's are an especially dry time for blood supplies, as many people are on...
Back to School event (07/27/12)
Community photos 7-29-12 (07/27/12)
First Christian T-Ball 7/26/12 (07/27/12)
Staff photos 7-27-12 (07/27/12)
Community photos 7-26-12 (07/26/12)
Staff photos 7-26-12 (07/26/12)
Staff photos 7-25-12 (07/25/12)
Community photos 7-25-12 (07/25/12)
City Open Tennis Tournament -- Tuesday (07/25/12)
City Open Tennis tournament -- Monday (07/24/12)
Mt. Olivet ice cream supper (07/24/12)
Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church has held an ice cream supper fundraiser for decades, featuring homemade ice cream, hamburgers, hot dogs and homemade baked goods. This year's event, held Saturday, was interrupted slightly by drizzle, but that...
Community photos 7-24-12 (07/24/12)
Community photos 7-22-12 (07/22/12)
Staff photos 7-22-12 (07/21/12)
Friday at the Bedford County Fair (07/21/12)
Bedford Co. Fair Truck and Tractor Pull (07/20/12)
The truck and tractor pull brought out the biggest crowd of the week at the Bedford County Fair Thursday night. Fans were treated to four hours of engine-roaring, smoke-bellowing fun.
Small talk: What is one thing you'd like to do this summer before you go back to school? (07/20/12)
Thanks to the Boys and Girls Club of Bedford County for allowing the Times-Gazette to visit.
River Bend Pro gives tips to Boys & Girls Club (07/20/12)
River Bend Pro Randy Helton gave golf tips to the Boys & Girls Club of Bedford County on Tuesday.
Fairest of the Fair (07/20/12)
Staff photos 7-20-12 (07/20/12)
Community photos 7-20-12 (07/20/12)
Wednesday at the Bedford County Fair (07/19/12)
A daytime downpour couldn't keep folks from coming out to the Bedford County Fair on Wednesday night.
Community photos 7-19-12 (07/19/12)
Staff photos 7-18-12 (07/18/12)
Tuesday at the Bedford County Fair (07/17/12)
2012 Bedford County Fair Opening and Youth Night (07/17/12)
The Bedford County Fair kicked off on Monday night with a chicken sale, cow show, opening ceremonies and youth night.
Staff photos 7-17-12 (07/17/12)
Community photos 7-17-12 (07/17/12)
Shelbyville Sharks League Championship (07/16/12)
Staff photos 7-15-12 (07/14/12)
Mule Show Friday action (07/13/12)
Staff photos 7-13-12 (07/13/12)
Mule Show (07/12/12)
Century Farm owners honored (07/12/12)
The Shelbyville-Bedford County Chamber of Commerce and the Bedford County Fair Association hosted a coffee for the county's Century Farms on Tuesday. Six new farms have been recognized by the Tennessee Department of Agriculture for reaching 100...
Staff photos 7-12-12 (07/12/12)
Community photos 7-12-12 (07/12/12)
Community photos 7-11-12 (07/11/12)
Staff photos 7-11-12 (07/11/12)
First Christian T-Ball 7/9/12 (07/10/12)
Staff photos 7-10-12 (07/10/12)
Money Tree Classic (07/07/12)
The Money Tree Classic horse show hosted by the Trainers' Auxiliary was held at the Bedford County Ag Center on Friday, July 6.
Staff photos 7-8-12 (07/06/12)
Community photos 7-8-12 (07/06/12)
Staff photos 7-6-12 (07/06/12)
Tony Rice Center Horse Show (07/05/12)
Community photos 7-6-12 (07/05/12)
July 4 Celebration at Bell Buckle Park (07/05/12)
Bell Buckle welcomed its largest July 4 crowd yet this year. Music by local favorites Speakeasy and Rayz'n Cain got the crowd in early, and the fireworks display kept folks entertained 'til late in the night.
July 4 Celebration at H.V. Griffin Park (07/05/12)
Games, music, dancing and fireworks marked Shelbyville's July 4, 2012 celebration at H.V. Griffin Park.
Community photos 7-5-12 (07/03/12)
Gospel singing at Christian Care Center (07/03/12)
Staff photos 7-3-12 (07/03/12)
Boys and Girls Car Wash (07/02/12)
Community photos 7-3-12 (07/02/12)
Community Photos 7-1-12 (07/02/12)
Staff photos 7-1-12 (06/29/12)
Shelbyville Sharks vs. McMinnville 6-28-12 (06/29/12)
Staff photos 6-28-12 (06/28/12)
Community Photos 6-28-12 (06/28/12)
Steak & Chicken Dinner (06/27/12)
The Boys & Girls Club held their 3rd Annual Steak & Chicken Dinner fundraiser on Tuesday evening at the Blue Ribbon Circle Club.
Staff photos 6-27-12 (06/27/12)
Shelbyville Sharks vs. Athens, Ala. 6-26-12 (06/27/12)
Duck River Cleanup Part 2 (06/25/12)
Ham Radio Field Day (06/25/12)
Dog Days at Christian Care (06/25/12)
4-H hosted a pet show at Christian Care Center of Bedford County on Friday morning.
Depot Street fire (06/25/12)
A storage unit at Creative Custom Construction off Depot Street caught fire Sunday afternoon. Shelbyville firefighters stayed hydrated in mid-90ish temperatures.
Duck River Cleanup Part 1 (06/23/12)
Community photos 6-24-12 (06/22/12)
Quick Start Tennis (06/22/12)
Local kids hit the courts for valuable insight during the Shelbyville Tennis Association's QuickStart Tennis Sessions.
Community Photos 6-22-12 (06/21/12)
Summer reading and other library events (06/21/12)
Patriotism comes alive (06/21/12)
The Patriot Song has become a treasured annual event at Edgemont Baptist Church.
Staff photos 6-21-12 (06/21/12)
Rasslin' rage at All State Wrestling (06/20/12)
Each Thursday from fall to summer, All State Wrestling is held at 316 Holland St. Fans pack the arena that also serves as home to MTS Taxi for the adrenaline-fueled show each week.
Staff photos 6-20-12 (06/20/12)
Community photos 6-20-12 (06/20/12)
Shelbyville Tennis League 6/18/12 (06/19/12)
Here are some staff favorites from the Shelbyville Tennis Association's weekly matches from Monday June 18, 2012.
Staff photos 6-19-12 (06/19/12)
Community photos 6-19-12 (06/19/12)
RC Cola-Moon Pie Festival 2012 (06/18/12)
The 18th Annual RC Cola-Moon Pie Festival and 10-mile run was held Saturday in Bell Buckle.
Community Band celebrates (06/17/12)
The Community High School Band celebrated a great year by presenting several awards to participants as well as taking a band trip together to New York City.
Community photos 6-17-12 (06/17/12)
AACA Car Show (06/16/12)
Hundreds of classic automobiles from all across the country were on display Friday and Saturday at the Celebration grounds during the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Grand National show and Southeastern Special Fall Meet. The three day...
AACA Car Show: Rarely seen vehicles (06/16/12)
Mingled among the vehicles at the Antique Automobile Club of America's Grand National Show and Southeastern Special Fall Meet in Shelbyville on Friday, June 15, 2012, were some vehicles from now non-existent carmakers; rides beloved by a few people,...
Shelbyville Sharks vs. Sewanee Tigersharks (06/16/12)
Some of our favorite shots from the Shelbyville Sharks' meet against the Sewanee Tigersharks.
Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Grand National shows (06/16/12)
Hundreds of classic automobiles from all across the country were on display Friday and Saturday at the Celebration grounds during the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Grand National show and Southeastern Special Fall Meet. The three day...
Woman's Club meeting (06/15/12)
The Shelbyville Woman's Club met at River Bend Country Club with pianist Nate Strasser as the guest entertainment.
Horsepower of a different kind (06/15/12)
Visitors to the 2012 Antique Automobile Club of America Annual Grand National/Southeastern Special Fall Dual Meets in Shelbyville were treated to an exhibition of Tennessee Walking Horses on Thursday night, June 15, 2012. Horses shown were Red Ruby,...
Staff photos 6-15-12 (06/15/12)
Community photos 6-15-12 (06/15/12)
Staff photos 6-14-12 (06/14/12)
Sports Photos June 14 (06/14/12)
Community photos 6-14-12 (06/14/12)
Dairy Month coffee (06/14/12)
A large crowd of Farm Bureau supporters attended an annual coffee in honor of Dairy Month Wednesday at the Shelbyville-Bedford County Chamber of Commerce.
Salute reception (06/13/12)
Reception for the new Chamber of Commerce magazine called Salute
Staff photos 6-13-12 (06/13/12)
Community photos 6-13-12 (06/12/12)
Staff photos 6-12-12 (06/12/12)
Community photos 6-12-12 (06/12/12)
Fired Up 'N Fit Part 2 (06/09/12)
Fired Up 'N Fit held at the Tennessee Fire and Codes Academy.
Fired Up 'N Fit Part 1 (06/09/12)
The first Fired Up 'N Fit event, involving running plus an obstacle course, was held Saturday morning, June 9, 2012 at the Tennessee Fire and Codes Academy.
Big Foot visits Shelbyville (06/08/12)
Bonnaroo 2012 (06/08/12)
T-G Reporter Mitchell Petty was granted media access to Bonnaroo this year, and is keeping a blog and running photo gallery. Check back daily for updates on each.
Staff photos 6-8-12 (06/08/12)
New LifeFlight helicopter takes flight (06/07/12)
Vanderbilt Medical Center's newest LifeFlight helicopter was shown to Bedford County Emergency Medical Service personnel on Wednesday, June 6, 2012. With a loading door on its side and different colors from VMC's other helicopters, a familiarization...
SACP cookout (06/07/12)
SACP held a cookout at Celebration Park
Serious fun at VBS (06/07/12)
Mt. Lebanon United Methodist Church held its Vacation Bible School last week, with the theme "Operation Overboard: Dare To Go Deep With God."
S.T.E.M. Camp visits U.S. Space & Rocket Center (06/06/12)
Billy Hix of Shelbyville, a teacher at Motlow College and an expert on space and science education, leads STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) camps each summer, including two this year at Southside Elementary School. On one day of each...
Community photos 6-6-12 (06/05/12)
Staff photos 6-6-12 (06/05/12)
Community and Business Expo (06/05/12)
2012 Adidas Senior All-Star Game (06/05/12)
Community photos 6-5-12 (06/05/12)
Water Safety Day (06/04/12)
Water and Safety Day was held on Saturday, June 2 at the Shelbyville Recreation Center's indoor pool.
Wartrace MusicFest (06/04/12)
Bluegrass fans braved the oddly chilly weather on Friday, June 1 for the Wartrace MusicFest.
First Day of Summer Feed Program (06/04/12)
First day of the Summer Food Service Program held at the former Braylons Restaurant on Flack Road in Shelbyville.
Relay for Life (06/04/12)
American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Bedford County held their annual fundraising event on Friday and Saturday. Officials said $22,000 was raised. Combined with about $95,000 raised since last Sept. 1, the total fundraising for this year stands...
Classic cars destroyed in blaze (06/02/12)
Two classic cars -- a 1965 Mustang and 1967 Malibu - were burned in a fire in a garage behind the Gary L. Johnson home on Ernest Campbell Road near Flat Creek on Friday afternoon, June 1, 2012.
Staff photos 6-3-12 (06/01/12)
Riding the Bookmobile (06/01/12)
The Argie Cooper Library's Bookmobile brings the library to local children at day cares and Head Start centers. 148 Books were rented out of the 1984 Chevrolet box truck on Thursday's trip.
Staff photos 6-1-12 (06/01/12)
Staff photos 5-31-12 (05/31/12)
Community photos 5-31-12 (05/30/12)
Staff photos 5-30-12 (05/30/12)
Community photos 5-30-12 (05/30/12)
Spring Fun Show scenes (05/29/12)
Memorial Day in Bedford County (05/28/12)
Staff photos 5-27-12 (05/26/12)
Girl Scouts Tour the Times-Gazette (05/25/12)
Education photos 5-27-12 (05/25/12)
Staff photos 5-25-12 (05/25/12)
Field Day for SACP at Southside Elementary (05/24/12)
Community photos 5-24-12 (05/24/12)
Staff photos 5-23-12 (05/23/12)
Community photos 5-23-12 (05/23/12)
Community Photos 5-22-12 (05/22/12)
Education photos 5-22-12 (05/22/12)
Staff photos 5-22-12 (05/22/12)
Community Photos 5-20-12 (05/21/12)
Cascade High School Graduation (05/19/12)
Shelbyville Central High School Graduation (05/19/12)
Commencement exercises for graduating seniors of Shelbyville Central High School were held Saturday morning at the Calsonic Arena, where 286 seniors received their diplomas.
Community High School Graduation (05/19/12)
Education photos 5-20-12 (05/18/12)
Community photos 5-18-12 (05/18/12)
Staff photos 5-18-12 (05/18/12)
HMS Rocket Launch (05/18/12)
Students in eighth grade science at Harris Middle School created and launched water rockets this week. Water rockets are used in schools to help students understand the principles of aeronautics. Made with an empty two-liter plastic soda bottle,...
All District Teams (05/17/12)
Career days at local schools (05/17/12)
Several elementary schools hosted Career Days over the past week. Professionals from across the county took time out of their schedules to inspire and educate youngsters on the tools of their trades. Pictures submitted by Eakin, East Side and...
A fun week at the hospital (05/17/12)
It's been a busy week at Heritage Medical Center. Last week, the local hospital celebrated Hospital and Nurses Week by honoring its staff with popcorn, an ice cream social, cookout and candy. "Each department picked another department to show...
Staff photos 5-17-12 (05/17/12)
Community photos 5-17-12 (05/17/12)
First Choice Fish Fry (05/16/12)
The First Choice Pregnancy Counseling Center held its seventh annual Fish Fry and Auction Saturday, setting records for the number of guests served and for funds raised.
Community photos 5-16-12 (05/16/12)
Symphony at the Celebration 2012 (05/15/12)
2012 Central High Blue-Gold game (05/14/12)
Action shots from Shelbyville Central High School's 2012 Blue-Gold spring football game.
Bedford County in Photos (05/14/12)
Bell Buckle's Mutts in May (05/14/12)
The Bell Buckle Chamber of Commerce hosted its Second Annual Mutts in May event. The rain held off just long enough for patrons and their canine cohorts to enjoy the music, friendly competitions and great food that is synonymous with the rustic town.
Saturday Scenes (05/12/12)
Though rain threatened under gloomy skies, it was a perfect summer Saturday, full of events which make up a community. We visited Mutts in May, a benefit breakfast, yard sales and car washes, then swung by the square for the Second Saturday Cruise...
Staff photos 5-15-12 (05/11/12)
Community photos 5-13-12 (05/11/12)
Harris Middle Baseball and Softball 5/10/12 (05/11/12)
Here are a few photos from Harris Middle's games in the CTC tournament at Warren County Middle School and Tullahoma.
Serious playtime (05/11/12)
Julie, one of the Shelbyville Police Department's drug detection dogs, gets to play with a tennis ball as a reward for sniffing out substances. After discovering marijuana Wednesday, she wasn't quite ready to give the ball back to her handler,...
Community photos 5-11-12 (05/11/12)
Education photos 5-11-12 (05/10/12)
Staff photos 5-10-12 (05/10/12)
T-G reporter takes a ride in the sky (05/10/12)
T-G reporter Mitchell Petty took the ride of his life Wednesday with the Air National Guard Aerobatic Team, who will be performing this weekend at the Great Tennessee Air Show in Smyrna. Mitchell managed to keep his last meal in his belly as the...
Cascade 2012 District 9-A Baseball Champions (05/10/12)
A few favorites from the Cascade Champions' district finale against Eagleville on Wednesday, May 9.
Community photos 5-10-12 (05/09/12)
Sports Photos May 9 (05/09/12)
Staff photos 5-9-12 (05/09/12)
Community photos 5-9-12 (05/09/12)
Mother's Day section photos (05/07/12)
Mommy and Me Photo Contest Entries (05/07/12)
Entries in our annual "Mommy and Me" photo contest. The winner will be announced on Sunday.
Glider crashes near Rover (05/07/12)
Doug Miller of Franklin was injured Sunday afternoon, May 6, 2012 when his glider crashed alongside U.S. 41A just short of the Russell Puckett Field runway near Rover.
Crawfish Festival for Relay for Life (05/05/12)
Crawfish Festival for Relay for Life held at Sand Creek Farms. Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society Relay For Life.
Titans Caravan visits Shelbyville (05/04/12)
The Tennessee Titans Caravan visited Shelbyville making a stop at Kroger on North Main Street.
A wet and wild field day (05/04/12)
East Side Elementary held its annual Field Day. Activities included the water balloon toss, hoola hoops, basketball, jump ropes, and many others. This year, students also got to enjoy a concession stand with many different goodies. Parent volunteers...
Staff photos 5-6-12 (05/04/12)
Community photos 5-4-12 (05/04/12)
Staff photos 5-4-12 (05/04/12)
National Day of Prayer luncheon (05/03/12)
National Day of Prayer luncheon held at the 1st Baptist Church on Depot Street.
Search for Bobby Smelcer clues (05/03/12)
Law enforcement and rescue agencies came together Wednesday, May 2, 2012 to search for clues to the disapperance of Bobby Smelcer after his skull was found along Duck River near Wolf Meadows in April.
Community photos 5-3-12 (05/03/12)
Staff photos 5-3-12 (05/03/12)
CASA Works luncheon (05/02/12)
CASA Works held their luncheon at the Fair Haven Baptist Church
Environmental Awareness Week (05/02/12)
First and second graders from Eakin Elementary traveled to the Bedford County Agriculture Center on Wednesday to take part in the county's annual Environmental Awareness Week. Kids got to check out farm animals, meet Smokey the Bear and learn about...
Kangaroo Kisses (05/02/12)
Submitted photos Bob Tarter, a wildlife biologist from the Natural History Educational Company of the Midsouth, visited Harris Middle School last week as part of student rewards after a successful week of testing. Students voted for which teachers...
Youth Art Show (05/02/12)
The Bedford County art teachers hosted their annual Youth Art Month Show on Sunday with a record-breaking attendance of 1,660 visitors. At times it was shoulder to shoulder as the art lovers crowded in to view the art on display.
Community photos 5-2-12 (05/02/12)
BADCC Drug Take Back (05/01/12)
The Bedford Against Drugs Community Coalition held its bi-annual prescription drug take back on Saturday, April 28. More than 158 pounds of unwanted, unused prescription drugs were claimed and disposed of by the Drug Enforcement Agency.
Community Photos 5-1-12 (04/30/12)
Shelbyville Aiport Fly-in (04/30/12)
The Shelbyville Municipal Airport was a flurry of activity on Saturday, April 28 for the Experimental Aircraft Association Fly-in that takes place on the fourth Saturday of each month.
5K Race for the Ranch at Arrowhead Ranch (04/30/12)
Arrowhead Ranch held its annual 5K Race for the Ranch on Saturday, April 28. They hosted more than 100 runners for a beautiful day of racing in great landscape.
Cascade Booster Club Fish Fry (04/28/12)
Community photos 4-29-2012 (04/28/12)
East Side Elementary tours hospital (04/27/12)
East Side Elementary School Kindergarten students tour Heritage Medical Center.
Scouts visit the Times-Gazette (04/27/12)
Bryce Templeton, Dawson Hasty, Josh Perry and Connor Hosford of Pack 390, Bear Den 5 took a tour of the Times-Gazette with City Editor John I. Carney as their guide.
Sports tournament teams (04/27/12)
Photos of local teams participating in sports tournaments, as submitted by T-G readers.
National Wild Turkey Federation banquet (04/27/12)
The Bedford County Longbeards chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation held its annual hunting heritage banquet and turkey calling contest April 21 at the Blue Ribbon Circle on the Celebration grounds.
Staff photos 4-27-2012 (04/27/12)
Staff photos 4-29-2012 (04/27/12)
Local businesses show support for the teachers and students of Bedford County.
Professional Woman's Luncheon (04/25/12)
The 19th Annual Professional Woman's Luncheon held at the Blue Ribbon Circle. Jennifer Johnson from WSMV Channel 4 was the guest speaker.
First Community Bank Grand Re-Opening (04/25/12)
First Community Bank held a grand re-opening Tuesday commemorating a major remodeling project.
Walmart DC Earth Day observance (04/25/12)
Associates of Walmart Distribution Center and other volunteers lent a hand on Saturday to get Purdy Court Park looking good for its planned rededication in August. The volunteer day was part of Shelbyville Parks and Recreation's Earth Day observance.
Cascade Middle TCAP Rally (04/24/12)
Cascade Middle School held a TCAP pep rally on Monday afternoon to gear up for the annual achievement test. Students were treated to a motorcycle-riding mascot and a "Thrilling" dance routine performed by their teachers, who wore t-shirts bearing...
Staff photos 4-25-12 (04/24/12)
Community photos 4-25-12 (04/23/12)
Boys and Girls Club cookout (04/21/12)
Boys and Girls Club cookout
Purdy Court "Earth Day" Celebration (04/21/12)
Members of the Walmart Distribution Center's Volunteer Always Pays program got busy Saturday morning, April 21, to spruce up Purdy Court Park as part of an "Earth Day Celebration" held by the city's parks and recreation department. Department...
Hee Haw & Howdy (04/20/12)
The annual "Hee Haw & Howdy" revue, to benefit the American Cancer Society Relay For Life, kicked off Friday night (April 20) at Harris Middle School on Learning Way. (Advance tickets wrongly list the old Elm Street address for the school.)...
Special Olympics (04/20/12)
Area 13 Special Olympics held at Tullahoma High School
A kick in the club: Boys & Girls Club members learn kickboxing (04/20/12)
For part of the National Boys & Girls Club Week, Sheila Roark taught a kickboxing class to participants of Boys & Girls Club of Bedford County.
Community happenings 4-20-12 (04/19/12)
Community happenings 4-22-12 (04/19/12)
I Now Pronounce You "Qu" (04/19/12)
Southside Elementary School students in Jessica Boswell and Angie White's kindergarten classes hosted a wedding on the front lawn of the school. The bride and groom were the letters Q and U.
Music Month at Southside (04/19/12)
In honor of Music In Our Schools Month, Southside Elementary Music teacher Jessica Morel put together an "informance" to inform parents about what their children are learning in music. Each grade completed a special project.
April 19, 2012 (04/18/12)
April 18, 2012 (04/17/12)
Second Saturday Cruise-In (04/17/12)
The regular monthly Second Saturday Cruise-in was held on the public square in Shelbyville.
Paper memorabilia show (04/17/12)
The 10th Annual Shelbyville Postcard and Paper Memorabilia show was held April 14 at the Fly Arts Center.
Stations of the Cross 2012 (04/06/12)
The annual Stations of the Cross / Cross Walk is an interdenominational, bilingual event hosted by Bedford County Ministerial Association each Good Friday. Participants walk from First Presbyterian Church to the square, stopping at various places...
Cancer patient's dream takes flight (04/06/12)
Cancer patient Tommy Craig had never flown before -- so his April 2 flight from Shelbyville Municipal Airport was an item crossed off his "bucket list."
Fourth annual Celebrity Waiter Luncheon (03/12/12)
Well-known Bedford Countians took their turns waiting tables Monday, March 12, 2012 in the fourth annual Celebrity Waiter Luncheon at the Blue Ribbon Circle. Benefits went to the American Cancer Society Relay For Life, scheduled June 1-2.
Pre-prom Mock Crash Staged at Community HS (03/08/12)
Local state and county agencies joined forces this week to create an impression on prom-bound junior and senior students at Community High School. Student actors portrayed the accident victims.
Picadilly Circus (02/29/12)
The Picadilly Circus made a stop at Calsonic Arena on Feb. 28, 2010.
Shelbyville in the 1940s (02/25/12)
William Horsley photographed several street scenes of Shelbyville in what is apparently the mid-to-late 1940s. The photos were submitted by Donna Farrar.
2012 Chamber of Commerce Awards Luncheon (02/21/12)
The Shelbyville-Bedford County Chamber of Commerce's 2012 membership meeting and awards luncheon was held Tuesday at the Blue Ribbon Circle. A crowd of local businessmen and women, local leaders and other Chamber supporters were on hand to...
Habitat Ball 2012 (02/14/12)
Bedford Builds Habitat For Humanity held its annual Habitat Ball fund-raiser Feb. 11 at the Blue Ribbon Circle on the Celebration grounds.
Truck smashes bridge (01/27/12)
The bridge across U.S. 41A at Old Unionville Road was seriously damaged when struck by a tractor-trailer Friday, Jan. 27, 2012 and a diesel fuel spill was narrowly averted.
Vigil for The Shelbyville Missing (01/14/12)
Despite cold temperatures, a candlelight prayer vigil for the Shelbyville Missing was well-attended by friends, family and community members Friday evening. Friends and family of Antonio Taylor, who has been missing since 1999, Bobby Smelcer, who...
Leadership Bedford studies education, public safety (01/12/12)
Members of the 2012 Leadership Bedford class, an annual program sponsored by the Shelbyville-Bedford County Chamber of Commerce geared toward developing community leaders, toured local schools Wednesday. The tour was part of the program's Public...
2011 Shelbyville Christmas Parade (12/05/11)
Scenes from the 2011 Shelbyville Christmas Parade.
Spooktacular- Album 5 (11/29/11)
Spooktacular- Album 4 (11/29/11)
Spooktacular- Album 3 (11/28/11)
Festival of Trees (11/23/11)
A perfect day greeted the 18th annual Festival of Trees and Holiday Bazaar Nov. 19 at The Fly Art Center. The festival has become a Shelbyville tradition and Cole could not be happier about this year's edition of Festival of Trees with 26 trees...
Veterans Day Parade (11/12/11)
The annual Veterans Day Parade was held Nov. 11, 2011, sponsored by the United Veterans Council.
Spooktacular- Album 2 (11/10/11)
Spooktacular-Album 1 (11/10/11)
Cascade Football 11-4-11 (11/07/11)
'The Sting' (10/28/11)
Community High School's Smokestack Theatre Group will present "The Sting" Friday and Saturday, Nov. 4-5, at 7 p.m. Based on the Academy Award-winning film, the story centers around two con men in 1930s Chicago who run afoul of a murderous crime...
Community Soccer 10-25-11 (10/26/11)
National Newspaper Week Coffee 2011 (10/05/11)
The Shelbyville Times-Gazette hosted a coffee on Oct. 4 in honor of National Newspaper Week.
Cascade Soccer Senior Night (09/30/11)
Shelbyville Sept. 11 observance (09/09/11)
Shelbyville remembered those who lost their lives in the Sept. 11, 2001 attack on America in a ceremony Friday, Sept. 9, 2011 at the main Shelbyville fire hall.
2011 Celebration Barn Judging Contest (08/28/11)
This year nine barns on the grounds were entered for the barn decorating contest. Each year, judges tour the barns on the first Sunday of the Celebration, choosing a winner in each of three categories. This year's judges included City and County...
2011 Celebration Dog Show (08/28/11)
The Walking Horse Trainers' Auxillary sponsored a dog show in the Calsonic Arena on Sunday, August 28.
Search for the Shelbyville Missing (08/20/11)
A coordinated search was held Saturday morning for Shelley Mook, Bobby Smelcer and Antonio Taylor, three missing Shelbyville residents.
Community Middle School tailgate party (08/19/11)
Community Middle School held a tailgate party to promote the first home game of the season and to raise funds for the Community Middle School cheerleading squad. New Bedford County School superintendent Dr. Ray Butrum took a turn in the dunking...
Bypass ribbon-cutting (08/17/11)
A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Aug. 17 for the new bypass, State Route 437.
Old School (08/12/11)
Maintenance of educational buildings is often postponed from 'spring cleaning' to summertime. This year maintenance crews from the Bedford County Department of Education began the task of sprucing up the Central Office building, formerly the Madison...
Storm damage Aug. 3, 2011 (08/04/11)
A severe thunderstorm left a trail of damage across northern Shelbyville late Wednesday night, Aug. 3, 2011.
Chili, Chocolate and Chicken 2 (08/01/11)
Explosive device defused (07/28/11)
A homemade explosive device was discovered at Fisherman's Park on Wednesday, July 27, 2011. Law enforcement agencies converged on the park as a Tennessee Highway Patrol bomb expert exploded the device.
Chili, Chocolate and Chicken Cookoff (07/23/11)
The Chili, Chocolate and Chicken Cookoff was held on the square Saturday, July 24 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event featured competitions on the three categories, as well as a Little Mr. and Lil Miss Chili Pepper Pageant.
Mt Olivet UMC Ice Cream Supper (07/20/11)
Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church, between Shelbyville and Wartrace, has hosted an ice cream supper every summer for decades, featuring homemade hamburgers and ice cream.
Library reading program conclusion (07/15/11)
it was all about magic and mutton at the ending of Argie Cooper Library's summer reading program. The Magic Mr. Nick performed illusions and other acts of prestidigitation and, in keeping with the program's international theme, demonstrated tricks...
Whiskers and Paws Day Camp 2011 (07/13/11)
Several area animal welfare agencies combined forces Wednesday, July 13 to provide a day camp for children. The camp not only gave the kids a solid start in responsible pet ownership, it let them play with some puppies and kittens.
Celebration Mule and Donkey Show 2011 (07/12/11)
Mules and donkeys descended on Shelbyville for the 20th great Celebration Mule and Donkey Show l July 7-9, 2011. Some, like the mules trained at Clearview Farms, are local stock and others came from as far as Oklahoma and Texas.
Duck River Cleanup 2011 (06/25/11)
The annual Duck River Cleanup was held Saturday, June 25, 2011, on the Duck River in Bedford County.
'Dancing Flowers' (06/22/11)
Volunteer Garden Club held a standard flower show, "Dancing Flowers," June 21 at the Fly Arts Center.
Take A Kid Fishing On The Duck 2011 (06/11/11)
The annual "Take A Kid Fishing on the Duck" event was held June 11, 2011, at Riverwalk Park in Shelbyville, led by Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency and Shelbyville Parks & Recreation with the help of numerous local sponsors.
Bedford County American Cancer Society Relay For Life (06/04/11)
The Relay For Life, a fund-raiser for the American Cancer Society, took place June 3-4, 2011, at Bedford County Agriculture and Education Center. Teams had concessions and kept at least one walker on the track at all times during the overnight...
Cascade Best of the Best (06/02/11)
SEC baseball tournament action (05/29/11)
The Southeastern Conference's baseball season concludes each year in Hoover, Ala., with its top eight teams fighting for the crown over the course of five days. Florida downed Vanderbilt 5-0 on Sunday, May 29 for the tournament title.
Angels League baseball begins (05/27/11)
The Angels League, a baseball league for children with physical or mental challenges, began operation May 21, 2011.
May 26 storm damage (05/26/11)
A strong squall line swept across Bedford County shortly after midnight May 26 leaving damage in its wake.
Mutts in May (05/24/11)
Shelbyville Central High School Graduation 2011 (05/23/11)
Shelbyville Central High School held graduation ceremonies for the Class of 2011 on Saturday, May 21 at Calsonic Arena.
Cascade High School Graduation 2011 (05/23/11)
Cascade High School held its 2011 graduation ceremonies Saturday, May 21 at Calsonic Arena.
Community High School Graduation 2011 (05/23/11)
Community High School's Class of 2011 graduated Friday, May 20, 2011 at Calsonic Arena.
2011 Celebration City Car Club Show (05/14/11)
The Celebration City Region Antique Automobile Club of America's annual show was held Saturday, May 14, 2011. The club will host the AACA Grand National and Southeast Regional shows in 2012.
Central High School Prom 2011 (05/12/11)