Today's News

  • Gangs are here, but not yet a problem

    Editor’s note: Over the next few weeks, the Bulletin will take a look at gang activity and the attempts to stop its growth in the town of Bedford, Bedford County and Central Virginia.

        “Bedford County has gangs. But Bedford County does not have a (gang) problem—yet. That’s why we want to be proactive.”

  • Patterson Brothers Paving promotes Bedford and NASCAR

    Bedford, Va., was on display in a logo format during last weekend’s second tier NASCAR series race, the Infinity Series, at Richmond International Raceway (RIR.)

  • Jefferson Forest lacrosse programs pick up dramatic wins

    It was a crazy week for Jefferson Forest’s lacrosse programs.

    The girls’ fitness and willpower was tested this past week, as they powered through three games in less than a week. They started off by thrashing Rockbridge 21-9 on April 26. Two days later, they were back on the field against E.C. Glass, toppling them 11-10. On May 1, the Cavs faced Salem hours later than expected due to bouts of rain and lightning. Unfortunately, the girls fell 15-8.

  • Staunton River girls soccer breaks through

    Staunton River girls soccer hasn’t had the luckiest season health-wise, but they persevered on Friday for the win over William Fleming after dropping a well-fought battle to Lord Botetourt on April 26.

  • Liberty softball battles for wins over Rustburg and Amherst

    Liberty HS’ softball was forced to grind to get two wins last week against Rustburg and Amherst.

    Despite it not being “our best effort” according to Head Coach Mike Thompson, the Lady Minutemen fought out a scrappy 9-3 win over the Devils on April 26. Liberty pulled out to a 1-0 lead in the first, after Brianna Whorley produced a RBI ground out to short stop to plate Haylee Wood who had been walked to lead off the inning.

  • Staunton River softball snaps slide

    Staunton River softball snapped a three game slide this week by thrashing William Fleming 18-0 before the mercy rule came into effect.

    The Golden Eagles suffered its third straight loss to Lord Botetourt on Wednesday, but Head Coach Josh Weller remained optimistic about his team, noting that they were hitting well but not at the right spots. Thankfully, it all came together against the Colonels on Friday evening, as their bats were seemingly unstoppable.

  • Liberty girls soccer blanks Brookville and Amherst

    Liberty HS girls soccer picked up two shutout wins  against Brookville and Amherst to move to 6-3 overall this season.

  • Jefferson Forest tennis takes second place at Heritage Invitational

    Jefferson Forest boys tennis captured second place at the Heritage Invitational.

    The tournament was played from April 28-30 and consisted of four teams: Heritage, Brookville, Randolph Henry and Jefferson Forest.

    The Cavs grabbed second place with a total of 18 points, three ahead of Brookville in third. Heritage nabbed first place with 21 points and Randolph Henry rounded out the competition in fourth.

  • Karnes navigates through 'year of growth' for Liberty tennis

    Less than four years ago, Madison Karnes was the No. 1 singles player for Liberty HS girls tennis team.

    Fast forward to today, the 21-year-old Liberty alumna is now the head coach.

    Liberty’s girls tennis program holds a special place in Karnes heart, as it was the place where she learned to play the game she describes as one of the biggest passions in her life.

  • Jefferson Forest baseball grabs two wins in busy week

    It was a busy week for Jefferson Forest’s baseball team, as they played three games in three days. The Cavs picked up two wins for the week, capping it off with a epic comeback win over William Monroe, the 2016 State 3A finalists.