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Today's News

  • River continues winning streak

    By Margaret Pascale
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        The Staunton River baseball team continues to roll as the Golden Eagles shut out Alleghany 3-0 Friday, April 15. “The game was really tight and it was good to see the team win a tight game,” said Coach Brian Divers.

  • Volunteers honored by Centra BMH

        “We are just honored and blessed to have you all here,” said Centra Bedford Memorial Hospital CEO Patti Jurkus, speaking before a gathering of the hospital’s volunteers.

  • BMS begins Help Save the Next Girl chapter

        A Help Save the Next Girl chapter has been up and running at Bedford Middle School (BMS) since December.

  • Staunton River boys see tough match

    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        Alleghany showed Staunton River boys soccer a physical match on Friday, April 15. The Golden Eagles dominated the field defeating the Mountaineers 5-1.
    “It easily could have been a different result,” said Coach Kris McCoy.

  • Staunton River girls soccer undefeated

    Sports Editor
    Sports@Bedfordbulletin.com

    The Staunton River girls soccer team dominated the action and defeated Alleghany 9-1 on Friday, April 15. “We ended the game after 70 minutes,” said Coach Jeff D’Auito.  
        The Lady Eagles went up 4-0 in the first half and possessed the action for more than 50 percent of the first half. River took 13 shots on goal, passed up the field 32 times and fouled five times during the first half.

  • Local farm family does well in contest

        Sam and Ashley Gardner, who run Gardner Heifers Inc., got a new tractor, Friday. The Farmall 50A was part of their prize package for being the runners-up in a national Farm Bureau competition held in January.

  • Bedford FD members take course to use UAS

        A year ago the Bedford Fire Department made national headlines when it used an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS)—more commonly known as a drone—to help locate a lost hiker on the Blue Ridge Parkway.

  • Town to increase base electric charge

        Although electric usage rates will stay the same for town electric customers, the monthly base rates they pay are going up, effective July 1.
        The monthly customer charge will rise from the current $13.28 to $20. The electric department has 5,680 customers and this increase will generate $458,000 in additional revenue.

  • School board chooses option for middle school design

    The architects and consultants working on plans for the new middle school in the Liberty zone now have direction as to what that school should look like, following Thursday night’s meeting of the Bedford County School Board.

        During a briefing on the progress  of the design of the school, board members unanimously agreed to go with a more traditional look for the school -- one that incorporates a similar look to the front of the current Bedford Middle School.

  • School board chooses option for middle school design

    The architects and consultants working on plans for the new middle school in the Liberty zone now have direction as to what that school should look like, following Thursday night’s meeting of the Bedford County School Board.
        During a briefing on the progress  of the design of the school, board members unanimously agreed to go with a more traditional look for the school -- one that incorporates a similar look to the front of the current Bedford Middle School.