Today's News

  • Evil is real

        Helen Thomas’ career ending rant a few weeks ago was interesting.

        The geriatric liberal was at a Jewish Heritage Celebration at the White House, May 27, when she told a rabbi, on camera, that Jews should get out of Palestine and go “home” to Poland, Germany, America and elsewhere.

  • New D-Day Memorial Foundation president selected

    Robin Reed, who most recently served as the director of public history for the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, has been named as the next president of the National D-Day Memorial Foundation. An official announcement from the Foundation is expected next week.

        In a telephone interview Thursday, Reed said he was looking forward to helping the D-Day Memorial Foundation “reach its next level of success” and “establish itself as a premiere tourism destination.”

  • Sports commentary: Spring conflict

      My editor approached me the other day, asking if I’d lend a hand in covering the upcoming graduation exercises of our three high schools.

  • Forest slides into States

    They missed one of their objectives, but they did get over one hump.

  • Lady Cav booters advance to States

    Nothing is easy from this point, on.

    Actually, it hasn’t been easy for a while.

  • Higher, further, stronger

    Fact:  There were a total of six field events in the State AA boys track and field championships.

    Fact:  Bedford County athletes won three of them.

  • Sports commentary: Cup casualties

      The World Cup kicks off this week.

  • Sports commentary: Help wanted

      We here at the Bedford Bulletin are like a big family.

    And I mean that in the most negative sense of the term.

  • Woman arrested for having goat in trunk

    A regional DUI checkpoint on U.S. 460 led to an animal cruelty charge against a Washington, D.C. woman last Friday.

        While checking one vehicle Bedford County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Allison Key heard a knocking noise coming from the trunk of a car. The deputy asked the driver what she had in the trunk and the driver said it was a goat, according to a report from the Bedford County Sheriff's Office.

  • Goodview students have unique event

    Goodview Elementary School held a unique field day earlier this month. Everything revolved around recycling. The high point of the event, what students were waiting for, occurred at the end. It involved “Mr. Z” and a goat.

        Eddie Zimmerman, known as “Mr. Z” to students, has been principal of Goodview Elementary School since it opened in 2000. Since the beginning of this year, he has been temporarily serving as Staunton River High School’s principal, but he will be back at Goodview in the fall.