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Posted 8/11/22

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Send Community Calendar items to tgnews@t-g.com, notify us on Facebook, call 931-684-1200 or stop by our office, 323 E. Depot St.
Wartrace parks
Wartrace Parks and Recreation Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, at Town Hall.
Shelbyville City Council
The monthly meeting of Shelbyville City Council is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, at Shelbyville Recreation Center.
Silver Alert program
Shelbyville-Bedford County Senior Citizens Center on J.G. Helton Drive will be having a Silver Alert program Friday, Aug. 12, at 10 a.m. Free Silver Alert Kits will be available. Contact Melissa or Sonia, 931-684-0019, for more information and to sign up.
Normandy music
The churches of Normandy will host the third Music on Front Street on Friday, Aug. 12 at 6:30 p.m.
Safety class
A free safety awareness class for women ages 16-25, with emphasis on campus and college safety, will be held 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Aug. 13 at the Shelbyville Police and Fire Departments’ training center, 400 Elm St. inside King’s Museum (old Central High building). Call 931-684-5811 ext. 4419 to sign up.
Back to School Bash
Faith Baptist Church is holding a Back to School Bash from 4-6 p.m. Saturday Aug. 13. There will be an obstacle course, bounce house, games, and food.
Wiser reunion
The Wiser Family Reunion is scheduled Saturday, Aug. 13, at the Aubrey Lewis Pavilion in H.V. Griffin Park. A potluck meal will be served around 12 noon. Tableware and paper products will be furnished.
Back-to-School Bash
Sevier Street First Baptist Church is hosting a Back-to-School Bash at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 13. Free school supplies including a backpack, free food and free COVID vaccines (first and second doses and first and second boosters) will be available along with free blood pressure and blood sugar tests. Community Clinic of Shelbyville/Bedford County and Meharry Medical School are sponsors.
Wartrace Movie Night
“Encanto” will be shown at Wartrace Movie Night at 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, at the fire hall.
Laity Club
Bedford County Laity Club will meet at 6 p.m, Sunday, Aug. 14, at Hickory Hill United Methodist Church, A meal will be furnished.
Democratic meeting
The Bedford County Democratic Party will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 15, at El Mexico, 724 N. Main St.
Bible class
Castle Ministries of Tennessee is holding a free class on “How to Seek the Lord” Monday, Aug. 15, at 7 p.m. at 206 Madison St. Call to register at 931-773-3004.
AUG. 16
County committee meetings
Bedford County Commission’s Rules and Legislative Committee will meet at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16 at Bedford County Courthouse. Meetings of the Law Enforcement Committee and the Courthouse and Property Committee will immediately follow.
BOE meeting
Bedford County Board of Education will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16 at Bedford County School System headquarters, 500 Madison St.
Bell Buckle history
Bell Buckle Historical Commission will meet Tuesday, Aug. 16, at 6 p.m. in Town Hall.
Wartrace planning
Wartrace Planning Commission will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, in Town Hall.
AUG. 18
Bell Buckle beautification
Bell Buckle Beautification Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, in Town Hall.
AUG. 20
Horse show
The annual National Spotted Saddle Horse Show is scheduled Saturday, Aug. 20, at Jernigan Field in Wartrace.
AUG. 22
Wartrace meeting
Wartrace Board of Mayor and Aldermen will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 22, in Town Hall.
AUG. 23
SCV meeting
Maj. Gen. Benjamin F. Cheatham Camp 72 Sons of Confederate Veterams will have their regular dinner meeting at 6 p.m, Tuesday, Aug. 23, at Oak Restaurant in Manchester. The meeting will start at 7 p.m. This will be the first part of a two-part series regarding the leadup to the War Between the States.
AUG. 26
Celebration City Car Club’s Cruise-In will be Friday, Aug. 26, from 6-8 p.m. on the Shelbyville square. Food trucks will be present. Chase Clanton and Vintage Vibes will perform. Cruise-Ins are held each fourth Friday during warm weather months.
Bell Buckle music
The Escape Band will perform at Bell Buckle Park from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26 at Bell Buckle Park to close the town’s summer concert series.
AUG. 27
Brannon reunion
The Brannon family reunion will be held 10 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 27, at the William Ralph Brannon pavilion on Arnold Road. Relatives are expected to attend from California, so all family are encouraged to come out and celebrate with them. Attendees are asked to bring enough potluck food for their family. Lunch begins at noon.
SEPT. 15
Commodity distribution
South Central Human Resource Agency will hold a commodity distribution Thursday, Sept. 15, from 10 a.m,-noon at Bedford County Agriculture Center, Midland Road.
SEPT. 17
Alzheimer’s Walk
The Walk to End Alzheimer’s will be Saturday, Sept. 17, starting at the Jack Daniel’s Welcome Center in Lynchburg. Register at act.alz.org/tullahomalynchburg.
Chalk art event
Shelbyville Parks & Recreation is hosting a Parking Lot Picasso Chalk Event from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17 in Shelbyville Recreation Center’s parking lot. All ages are welcome and prizes will be awarded. Register online at shelbyvilletnparks.org/Course Activities.
SEPT. 24
Police Fun Run
Shelbyville Police Benevolent Association will have its annual “Run Like You Stole Something” Fun Run fundraiser Saturday, Sept. 24, at 8 a.m. at Shelbyville Central High School. Sign up at https://www.reg2run.com/index.php/event_details/327 or contact Kim Nash at Shelbyville Police Department, 931-684-5811. The first 100 signups will receive a bag of goodies.
Aviation Day
Shelbyville Aviation Day will be Saturday, Sept, 24, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Shelbyville Municipal Airport. Admission is free. Vintage airplanes, drones. and food vendors will be on the grounds.
Soup kitchen
Shelbyville Community Soup Kitchen serves meals from 4-5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at 336 S. Cannon Blvd. (corner of South Cannon and Pickle Street). Doors open at 3:45. Donations may be made to Shelbyville Community Soup Kitchen, P.O. Box 2259, Shelbyville, TN 37162, and are tax deductible under its 501c3 non-profit designation.
Boxed non-perishables are available. Takeouts are no longer distributed.

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“Unity in the body of Christ” will be Sunday’s message at Calvary Baptist Church. The service will be livestreamed.
The message at Edgemont Baptist Church will be “Satan Desires to Accuse You” from Revelation 12:10. Services are livestreamed.
“The Rapture,” from Revelation 4:1-3 and 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18, will be Sunday’s message at Grace Baptist Church.
Christian (Disciples of Christ)
A Hymn Festival, led by Worship Director Brandon Byrd and several guest accompanists, is scheduled Sunday morning at First Christian Church.
Church of Christ
“A New Beginning,” the second in a series on “The Story of Ruth,” from Ruth 2:17-20, will be Sunday morning’s message at Fairlane Churchn of Christ. Services are livestreamed and broadcast on WLIJ (98.7 FM/1580 AM) at 9 a.m.
Southside Church of Christ’s series on “The Superior Teachings of Jesus” continues Sunday morning with “Jesus, Kind to the Defenseless” from Luke 5:12-13. The Summer Series continues Wednesday night with Austin Harden speaking on “A fellowship, in person, not long-distance.” Sunday morning and Wednesday services are livestreamed at cofcsouthside.com.
First Presbyterian Church’s sermon will be from Hebrews 11:29-12:2, “Through their Faith, we are surrounded by a cloud of witnesses.” Services are livestreamed on Facebook.


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