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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Smyth to expand

        The Bedford County Office of Economic Development has announced that Smyth Companies LLC of Bedford will invest more than $4.6 million in new offset printing equipment at its Bedford facility and add a minimum of 16 full time jobs over the next three years.
        The investment comes in the form of a new sheet-fed press to be installed over the next several months that will give the company a greater capacity to grow its production and improve efficiencies to compete in the highly advanced print label industry.

  • Solar Power farm coming to Bedford

        The town of Bedford intends to enter into a solar franchise agreement with the North Carolina-based solar developer O2 emc to construct a utility scale solar farm within the town.
        The facility will be located off Draper Road adjacent to the old town landfill and will occupy approximately 20 acres.  O2 will lease the land from the town. 

  • Bedford Middle School honors veterans

    Bedford Middle School honored veterans Nov. 11.

  • Festival of Trees lights up Bedford Welcome Center

        The eighth annual Festival of Trees is now lighting up the Welcome Center on Burks Hill Road.