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Today's News

  • Oh, sure, he’s a ‘genius’ alright

        Throughout history, geniuses have always had at least one thing in common: They only acquire the label through their work and accomplishments over a long period of time.
        The current president should take note – they do not proclaim themselves geniuses, as he did recently. Yes, it was another crazy tweet from this deeply unstable man. He was responding to all the attention given lately to the question of his mental state.

  • The sky is falling!

        The Left, including the “Democratic” Party’s propaganda machine, otherwise known of as the mainstream media, has been doing some serious hyperventilating over the war of words between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un. In the most recent trade of threats, Kim said he has a nuclear button on his desk and President Trump tweeted that his button is bigger. Everybody neglected to mention that Kim’s button probably isn’t connected to anything.

  • Bedford County swimmers in action

    The Liberty Minutemen took on Heritage and Northside on Jan. 12 at the Jamerson YMCA.
        

    Liberty’s girls team finished in first place scoring 149 points compared to 117 scored by Northside and 87 by Heritage.
        

  • Lady Minutemen take down Lady Cavaliers

    On the day of Liberty’s 2018 Hall of Fame class induction the Jefferson Forest Lady Cavaliers tried to play spoilers taking on the Liberty Lady Minutemen.
        

    Shantel Crowder and Rebecca Hensley had other plans as they combined for 35 of the Lady Minutemen’s 39 points in Liberty’s 39-30 victory over Jefferson Forest.
        

  • Liberty inducts 2018 Hall of Fame class

    Between the girls varsity game against Jefferson Forest and the boys varsity game against Jefferson Forest the Liberty Minutemen honored the 2018 Hall of Fame Class.
        

    The class consisted of seven former athletes, contributors and athletic staff. Ray Jermaine Brawley, Megan Camden-Fox, Maria “Chris” Hensley-Griffin, Gary Mitchell Lowry, Michael David Young, Steve Kemper Boyer and Ivan Lewis “Chappy” Merritt.
        

  • Ospreys go 3-0 on the week

    At the beginning of the week the Smith Mountain Lake Ospreys knew they had a tough week ahead of them. Four games were on the schedule for the Ospreys. The scheduled game for Jan. 8 against Southwest Virginia Homeschool was cancelled due to ice.
        

    That still left the Ospreys with three games, two road games–each game over two hours away– and one home game.
        

  • Cavaliers cruise past Minutemen

    Buckets came early and often for the Jefferson Forest Cavaliers. The Cavaliers spoiled the day for the Minutemen with a 75-40 victory.
        

    Before the game started Liberty honored their 2018 Hall of Fame class at center court. The Minutemen all sat court side to show support.
        

    It would have been logical to think that the Minutemen would start the game off with the hot hand but it was the Cavaliers that played that role.
        

  • Liberty stuns Staunton River

    Liberty’s second win of the season came in dramatic fashion as the Minutemen stunned the Golden Eagles with a 50-49 victory.
        

    This game was originally scheduled to be played on Nov. 27 but was rescheduled to take place on Jan. 15. The students were out of school because of Martin Luther King Jr. Day but the student support at the game would have suggested otherwise.
        

    The stands were filled with both Liberty and Staunton River students for the Bedford County matchup.
        

  • SALEM DISTRICT: Snow arrives in Bedford area; VDOT, VSP urge caution

    Morning snow showers have started to fall through southwest Virginia and road conditions may continue to change and impact drivers over the next few hours. Virginia Department of Transportation crews have been attending to roads throughout the night and will continue to monitor and address road conditions today.

  • The Resistance comes to Richmond

        When the Virginia General Assembly opens this week, state Republicans will see the fruits of the clock-cleaning they received at the polls last November, specifically in the House of Delegates.
        There, a freshman class of progressive Democrats, many of them women, will serve as the visceral evidence of the GOP’s embrace of Donald Trump. That party’s price for its deal with darkness is already being paid.