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Today's News

  • Traveling to Rustburg

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        Staunton River will travel to Rustburg this Friday to compete in the quarterfinal contest of the playoffs.

  • Pushing the boundaries

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        Grayson Overstreet has been pushing his way through defensive lines on the varsity team since his sophomore year in high school. Now as a junior Overstreet has rushed for over 2,000 yards.
        Overstreet started playing football when he was 5 years old. His parents put him in little league and he has enjoyed the sport ever since.

  • Extra Points: Almost the Holidays

    Thanksgiving is already here which means Christmas is almost here and it has also been one of my favorite holidays.
        However, it is amazing how early they put out the Christmas stuff, last year they barely had Halloween stuff down before the Christmas/Holiday stuff was put out. This year, forget it, they had all of the Holiday stuff out before Halloween was even here.
        Next year they will probably have all the Holiday stuff out in September and Halloween and Thanksgiving won’t even really be acknowledged.

  • Girls Basketball Previews

    LHS girls looking to have better season

  • Blue Ridge Bowl

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        Campbell County and Bedford County recreation departments held the first ever Blue Ridge Bowl last Saturday at Liberty University.
        The 7-8 Forest Red, the 9-10 Bedford Minutemen and the 10-13 Bedford Minutemen represented Bedford Co. Rec.
        The Forest Red football team defeated Appomattox 22-12.

  • LHS first annual Turkey Trot

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        Last Saturday Liberty High School held its very first Turkey Trot 5k and a one mile fun run.
        “We had lots of great feedback. Everyone seemed to have a great time,” said Athletic Director Lori Mattson.
        The Turkey Trot benefited the Sports Boosters and the Liberty High School Athletic Department.

  • Bedford area Home school tennis tournament

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        The Bedford Recreation department sponsored a 10 week tennis program for homeschool students under Dave Eckes.
        The program had 17 students ranging from ages 8 to 15 and met every Wednesday from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. at Liberty Lake Park.
        Last Wednesday the program held a tournament for the students.

  • Carson, Stanley move on from council

        When Bedford Town Council convenes for the first time next year, two men will no longer occupy one of the hot seats.
        Robert Carson and Beckham Stanley chose not to run and newcomers Bruce Johannessen and Bryan Schley picked up the vacant seats.
        Carson, who served on Council for four years, said he tends to be his own worst critic.
        “I just didn’t feel very effective,” he said.

  • Chamber promotes Small Business Saturday

        The Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce held a press conference, Friday, to promote Small Business Saturday, which takes place on Nov. 26.

        Susan Martin, the president of the Chamber, urged people to come out the Saturday after Thanksgiving and do some of their Christmas shopping at local small businesses.
        Martin said that, according to the U. S. Small Business Administration, half of America’s workers either own or work for a small business.

  • Bonds that never die

        Soldiers in combat often form close bonds that last for life, and sometimes after death.