Today's News

  • LHS students plan dinner theatre

        Two teachers from Liberty High School have teamed up to provide a dinner and a show Sept. 26 at the Sedalia Center.
        Liberty High School Theatre will present “Stand Alone” in the dinner theatre performance, which will feature a collection of female monologues.
        The Theatre and Family and Consumer Science departments teamed together to put on the dinner theatre which will include the show, dinner, dessert and coffee.

  • Two arrested for setting cars on fire

        Two Bedford County residents have been charged with lighting two cars on fire, in connection with separate incidents at Raintree Village Apartments.
        According to Bedford Police Chief Todd Foreman the police began investigating the car fires after receiving a call on Sept. 17 about a car on fire. Officers arrived to find the car fully involved in fire, he said.
        The Bedford Fire Department put the fire out.

  • Centra wants hospice house

        Bedford Hospice House was built with great hopes. The folks who raised the money, a decade ago, saw it as a place where terminally ill people, who could not stay in their own homes, could still spend their last days in a home-like environment.

        The result was a beautifully designed hospice house, located on Falling Creek Road, next to the former county group home gym.

  • Too close

        A proposal to locate a recycling and trash collection station near the intersection of Va. 24 and Drewrys Hill Road (Va 886) in Stewartsville drew opposition from people who live in close proximity to the proposed site at a meeting of the Bedford County Planning Commission last week.

  • LHS students plan dinner theatre

        Two teachers from Liberty High School have teamed up to provide a dinner and a show Sept. 26 at the Sedalia Center.

  • Saying thanks

        The Bedford County Nursing Home held an employee appreciation lunch for its staff, recently. According to Toni Pierce, the Home holds employee events several times each year.

        “They do a very good job,” she said of the Home’s employees.
        “They know the residents,” Pierce added. “They know what people like to eat, how they like their hair fixed.”
        Pierce said the nursing home, which can accommodate 90 people, runs full most of the time.

  • Woman tells dispatcher she saw Bigfoot

        Could Bigfoot be walking around your backyard?
        A Bedford County woman called Bedford County dispatch two weeks ago stating she saw Bigfoot and a baby on Sept. 9. The story has made the rounds on social media and a number of websites which deal with such stories.

  • Bedford man faces charges related to texting girl

        A Bedford man has been charged with two counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor
        On  Sunday, Quandre Lamar Lewis was arrested for allegedly communicating with a 15-year-old girl over a cell phone in an effort to have a sexual encounter and share alcoholic beverages, according to a news release from the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office.
        Lewis was booked into the Blue Ridge Regional Jail in Bedford on $5,000 secured bond and bonded out on Monday.

  • County man faces child endangerment charges

        A Bedford County man is facing two felony child endangerment charges, in addition to a DUI charge, as the result of a crash last week.

        According to Bedford Police, the crash occurred just before 1:48 p.m. on Sept. 9 on Maybeury Street. Thomas Pittman, 25, was driving a 2008 Kia Sidona minivan when he went off the side of the street, hit a culvert and went airborne. The minivan then hit a utility pole and rolled.

  • The fundraiser will have to wait

        Spence White and his wife Niki were supposed to spend the evening of Oct. 19 behind the counter of Rita’s serving up ice cream and other treats to students as part of a fundraiser.
        Plans have changed.
        Now the couple will be the guests of Gov. Terry McAuliffe at the Governor’s Mansion for a banquet in which Virginia’s Teacher of the Year will be named.