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Keith Wallace



Join our special tribute to weddings and all things beautiful in the June 6, 2024, edition of the T-G.
Government offices are closed on Monday, May 27.
Janie Demonbreum’s Cascade Lady Champions were honored at their postseason banquet last Thursday night by TSSAA for their excellence in the classroom this academic year. Their academic …
Inspirational Column for the Week Ahead
Other local news

Bell Buckle 29th Annual RC-Moon Pie Festival ™

We can’t help falling in love with all things Bell Buckle and RC and MoonPie the 3rd Saturday in June. And this year, oh do we have some fun planned like you’ve never seen before!

Another homicide

Shelbyville records yet another homicide. Nicole Burk has been arrested and charged with criminal homicide. Two have been arrested for a shooting behind the carnival on Madison Street this week.

Courthouse Tour

Summer Learning students from East Side Elementary School toured the historic courthouse on Thursday, May 30.

Local resident Mary T. Cook receives honor from Boy Scouts

Mary Tim Cook, a retired local educator, has been honored by the Boy Scouts of America. Read about her much-deserved honor in the June 6 edition of the Times-Gazette.
Top sports story

SCHS Baseball Holds Second Annual Free Youth Camp

The SCHS youth baseball camp saw at least 120 kids show up this year.
The SCHS baseball program held their annual free youth baseball camp beginning on Monday at the Eagles' Nest, and it included a message for not just baseball, but for life.
Sports columns
With the NCAA Basketball Transfer Portal closing earlier this month, the Tennessee Vols experienced a lot of movement in the portal with four players leaving and four players coming in.
When it comes time to settle into summer, theres’ a few things that I can pretty much hang my hat on. For starters, it’s an incredibly slow time for sports, and after the break-neck pace …
Change can be good, but change can also be scary.  If you haven’t seen the news surrounding the Southeastern Conference (SEC), and their conference scheduling format, then you’re in …
It’s been over a week since the terrifying injury to Damar Hamlin and it’s safe to say that single injury may have changed the NFL forever. During the first quarter last week, the Buffalo …
To say it has been a rollercoaster of a season for the Tennessee Titans would be an understatement.  After starting 0-2, the Titans won seven of their next eight games, which included a …
High school sports
Despite a frustrating end to her senior year in Regionals, SCHS' Anabel Leigh, (pictured) will continue her career at Trevecca as a walk-on starting this fall.
Lone Golden Eaglettes Golfer, Anabel Leigh, Set to Continue Career At Trevecca This Fall
Anabel Leigh was the only member of the SCHS Girls' Golf team the last two seasons after just starting to play golf competitively her sophomore year. Despite this, and due to her hard work and dedication to improve as well as her walk with God, she overcame those difficult circumstances to continue her career at Trevecca in the fall.
Nick Johnson (center, in red) is surrounded by his family, friends, teammates, and coaches after he signs with LaGrange College on Friday.
Golden Eagles’ Nick Johnson Signs With LaGrange College
Nick Johnson signed with LaGrange College on Friday to continue his baseball career at the next level.
Cascade finished the season at 9-5-1 (4-1-1), coming up one game short of the program's first ever state tournament berth for the second time in three seasons.
Champs Fall Just Short of Making Program History At Harpeth
The Cascade Champions faltered just one game short of the program's first-ever state tournament berth at Harpeth, losing 2-1 on Saturday.
Community came up just short of a third-consecutive state tournament appearance after losing at home to Cheatham County on Sunday.
Youthful Viqueens Bid For Third Consecutive State Tournament Berth Thwarted By Cheatham County
The Community Viqueens gave up the go-ahead run in the 6th inning to fall, 4-3, at home to the Cheatham County Central Lady Cubs in the Class 2-A State-Sectional round on Sunday.
Carston Williams (center) officially put pen to paper on Monday to continue his baseball career at Millsaps College in Jackson, MS.
Golden Eagles’ Carston Williams Signs With Millsaps College
Carston Williams officially signed with Millsaps College on Monday to continue his baseball career in college.
From the opinion pages
Columns & Editorials


Progress is an expensive proposition. It can be painful. It can also be messy as well. I try to stay out of politics in this column. It is reserved for my personal observations, not a place for …

Running a race

One day two gas company servicemen, a senior training supervisor and a young trainee, were out checking gas meters in a subdivision. They parked their truck at one end of the street and then …

Racism, by any other name, is just as perverse

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary defines racism as, "Racism, noun, a belief that race is a fundamental determinant of human traits and capacities and that racial differences produce an inherent …

Letter to the editor: June 3

Dear Editor: Mrs. Zoe Watkins is right on with her insightful editorial in Tuesday's T-G Gazette concerning the importance of local news and the media presenting it.  So many times, folks …
Web extras
5 great tips for hosting your summer golden hour gathering
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The culinary comeback of cottage cheese
(BPT) - Individuals are seeking simple ways to add protein into their meals. Enter cottage cheese: a powerhouse food that can be incorporated into everything from toast toppings and smoothies to …
Why do astronomers look for signs of life on other planets based on what life is like on Earth?
Why do astronomers look for signs of life on other planets based on how life is on Earth? Couldn’t there be totally different kinds of life on other planets?
10 of the greatest father-son combos in professional sports history
In honor of Father's Day, Stacker compiled a list of 10 of the greatest father-son duos in professional sports history.
Rodent damage: Will your car insurance cover chewed-up wiring?
Cheap Insurance provides advice on how to handle rodent damage to your car and how to avoid it in the future.