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Today's News

  • Who shot Slick?

    Somebody shot one of Anne Ferrell’s best friends a few weeks ago.

        This particular friend is a young dog named Slick. Slick is an all black short-haired mutt who’s name came due to her short, smooth fur according to her son, Billy Ferrell.

  • In the hot seat

    We don't envy the folks on the county's school board, Bedford City council or Bedford County's supervisors. Perhaps some of them are wondering why they volunteered for these jobs. Are they really glad they were elected or reelected?

        The seats they are now sitting in are certainly hot seats. No matter what they do, they are going to make somebody mad.

  • Lady Eagles' Golden Season

    Clean out the cobwebs and dust the shelves:  The trophy case at Staunton River is back in business.

  • Portent of things to come?

     

    Outside of the team room of the Staunton River girls’ basketball team, there is a clipping from one of the local papers.  It is the preseason predictions and it shows the Eagles landing in fourth place.

  • Too many champions-commentary

      What should be an exciting time of year on the high school scene has been turned into a big heap o’ confusion.

  • County sends 27 grapplers to Regions

    Just as when its streak began, Brookville’s latest championship comes amid the excitement of a new U.S. President and on the heels of a thrilling Super Bowl victory, keyed by a young AFC quarterback.

  • Smoking ban

    The possibility of a smoking ban in bars and restaurants got varied reactions in Bedford.

        The measure under consideration in Richmond by legislators would outlaw smoking in restaurants and bars unless they build an enclosed area with a separate ventilation system for the smokers.

  • '09 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show winner bred by local woman

    Dee Duffy knows Stump, the winner of this year’s Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, well. She’s one of his breeders.

        The Montvale resident was in Indiana on Dec. 1, 1998, when Stump was born and she watched with tears in her eyes Feb. 10 as the Sussex Spaniel was named “Best in Show” at this year’s Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, outclassing some 2,500 other champion dogs for the title.

  • Art, music teacher positions defended

    A number of speakers stood up to defend Bedford County’s elementary art and music programs at a public hearing on the school budget Thursday night. The hearing was held during a regular meeting of the Bedford County School Board.

        Among the 77 positions slated for elimination are 10 elementary school art and music teachers.

        “We are more than numbers,” said Kevin Smith, a music teacher.

  • Extension granted

    A lawsuit over a rezoning issue for Oakwood Villas Retirement homes has been dismissed in Bedford County Circuit Court. As a result, developers have also been granted another six months to submit detailed plans for the development.