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Today's News

  • Resident asks council to lower taxi rates

        A resident wanting to start a taxi service in town asked Bedford Town Council to consider lowering its rates to make her charges competitive.
        Penny Beard has filed paperwork to have a cab service in town, but told council members at Tuesday’s meeting that the current rates are too high. She asked that rates be changed to be more in line with what Roanoke has in place.

  • Liberty Boys Basketball Struggles

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        The Liberty Minutemen fell 67-40 to undefeated Rustburg last Thursday, Dec. 10.
        “We started two freshmen, a sophomore, and a junior. Only two guys that had varsity experience and Rustburg took advantage of that,” said LHS Coach Derrick Bond. 
        Rustburg  took control early taking the first quarter 23-3. The Red Devils outscored Liberty 14-7 in the second quarter. At halftime Rustburg led Liberty 37-10.

  • JF Girls dominate Heritage before losing to River

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        The Lady Cavaliers dribbled over the Lady pioneers to a 50-34 victory on Wednesday, Dec. 9.
        Forest took over from the start scoring 16 points in the first quarter. Heritage was only able to score five points. In the second quarter the Lady Pioneers scored eight points and the Lady Cavaliers scored 11. At halftime Forest led 27-13.

  • Seminole District Indoor Track meet

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        Jefferson Forest and Liberty competed last week in indoor track against Rustburg and Brookville.
        The Rustburg girls finished with a score of 70, Jefferson Forest scored 41, Brookville 32, Liberty 27. 
        Alexis Mattson of Liberty finished the 1000 meter run in first place with a time of 3:28. Caroline Bond of Liberty finished fifth with a time of 4:38.

  • Falcon Duals

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        The Jefferson Forest wrestling team traveled to Warrenton, VA for the Falcon Duals this past Saturday.    
        The inexperienced team finished the day with a 2-3 record. The 11 member squad that sports five freshmen, two seniors, two juniors and two largely inexperienced sophomores, faced two teams that were very experienced.

  • A creative solution

        Wally Post, who heads up the volunteer effort for the Bedford Museum’s model train layout, had a problem. He wanted to include a train that would duplicate the Powhatan Arrow, a passenger train operated by the Norfolk and Western Railroad 60 years ago.

  • Titan Toughman Wrestling tournament

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        Staunton River and Liberty took to the mats at the Titan Toughman tournament in Hidden Valley Friday, Dec. 11 and Saturday, Dec. 12.

  • Staunton River soars over Forest

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        The game couldn’t have been any closer. It was the first of two games to be played between the county teams with the Jefferson Forest boys falling 45-44 to Staunton River on Tuesday, Dec. 8. 
        Forest took the lead in the first quarter leading 10-9. The Golden Eagles came back in the second quarter to jump ahead of the Cavaliers leading at halftime 25-23.

  • A close fraternity

        “It’s a great fraternity,” Sheriff Mike Brown said of law enforcement.

        This was demonstrated when Lt. Darryl Saunders, a 27-year veteran of the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office was diagnosed with esophageal cancer.
        Saunders had been experiencing some difficulty swallowing. At first he thought it was stress, but finally went to see a doctor.

  • Hour of Code

        Students at Moneta Elementary School joined millions of students from around the world last week in an Hour of Code, a part of Computer Science Education Week.