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Today's News

  • Jefferson Forest Girls tennis sees two shutouts

    By Margaret Pascale
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        Jefferson Forest girls tennis shut out Rustburg 9-0 on Thursday, April 21. “We had a pretty good week. The girls really played well against both teams and are looking good. If they can stay focused and confident, they can finish the season pretty strong,” said Coach Brady Taylor.

  • Liberty softball defeats JF, but falls to SR

    By Margaret Pascale
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        The Liberty softball team put up runs in every inning to defeat Jefferson Forest 15-5 on Wednesday, April 20.
        Forest led before the Lady Minutemen tightened up and held the Lady Cavs without a run the rest of the way. “Liberty hit really well and Casey did a good job of scattering hits,” said JF Coach Gary Harris.

  • Staunton River girls see first tie

    By Margaret Pascale
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        The Staunton River girls soccer team crushed Rockbridge 5-1 on Friday, April 22.
        The match was tied 1-1 at halftime, and the Staunton River girls came out and added four more goals to seal the victory over Rockbridge. “We started off a little sluggish but they picked it up and turned it on and we scored four goals in the second half,” said Coach Jeff D’Auito.

  • Forest boys soccer defeat LHS

    By Margaret Pascale
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        A last minute goal by the Liberty boys soccer team was not enough to win the match on Tuesday, April 19. Jefferson Forest took a 1-0 lead at the end of the first half and then sped the match up in the second leading to a 4-1 victory over Liberty.
        Forest took over with a 1-0 lead in the first half and did not allow for the Minutemen to score. Joe Palazzi scored an unassisted goal in the first half at 23:00 into the match.

  • Fire Chief: Claims not true

        Bedford Fire Chief Brad Creasy said claims that local fire departments didn’t do all that they could to save a home on Montevideo Road last Wednesday are false.
        On April 20 at about 9:58 p.m. the Bedford Fire Department responded to 1972 Montevideo Road for a report of fire at the historic home.

  • Pope Francis again offers new hope

        We are living in a time when there’s a remarkable presence in the world, a person doing more than anyone else to speak up for peace, love, mercy, and reconciliation.
        The world is always a troubled place, and that’s because too many people pursue their dreams of greed and avarice. Good and evil are always in a battle on this planet, but which one is which is not as easy to discern as some people think.

  • A reversal

        I’m old enough to remember when there were organizations that smuggled Bibles into the Soviet Union.
        The Communist Party was officially atheist. As it was the only political party allowed, that meant the government was officially atheist. All but a tiny number of churches were closed and a number were dynamited. The Moscow Stretenskiy Monastery, for example, once had four churches. Now it has only one. Three of them were dynamited and the fourth was used as a barracks for the Soviet secret police.

  • Bulletin staff win seven VPA awards

        The Bedford Bulletin continued to make its mark in the Virginia Press Association’s advertising and news contests, winning seven awards for work completed during 2015. The awards were announced at a banquet held Saturday, April 9 in Richmond.
        The Bulletin advertising and composition staff won three second place awards.
        In the Professional and Technology Services category, Mary Gaskins and Sharon DeLong teamed up for a second place advertisement for Riverside Vet with a Happy Fathers Day entry.

  • Jefferson Forest softball falls to Amherst

    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        The Jefferson Forest softball team left Liberty Christian Academy in the dust, defeating the new Seminole team 11-1 in a rematch on Saturday, April 16.
        The Lady Cavaliers went up 4-0 in the first innings and did not hold back in the second and third innings increasing the score in each. The Cavaliers gave up one run in the top of the fifth but it was not enough for LCA to make a comeback.

  • Liberty baseball wins two games in a row

    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        Liberty Baseball player Lance Parker hit long to center field and brought in a walk-off RBI on a double in the bottom of the seventh to lead the M-Men to a 4-3 victory over Brookville Friday, April 15.
        “We came out and ended up scoring first and then Brookville came back quick and never gave in,” said Coach Mitch House.