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Today's News

  • Homeowner grateful for help

        This is not the way you would want your day to start.

        “We were in bed sleeping very soundly,” Tom Faulkner, who lives at Big Easy Place, said. “We were awakened somewhere around 5:45 by Molly Lagrou.”
        That’s 5:45 a.m. and Faulkner and his wife, Donna, had never met Lagrou in their life.
        “Molly saw the fire from 122,” Faulkner said.

  • Election drew high voter turnout

        Election day appeared to be drawing a heavy voter turnout. According to County Registrar Barbara Gunter, most precincts had recorded a 50 percent voter turnout by 3 p.m.  She noted that this is a high turnout.

        For complete results of Tuesday’s election visit www.bedfordbulletin.com Wednesday or see next week’s paper.

  • Here's how Bedford County citizens voted

    While the main news focus has been on the presidential race, lets not forget local and congressional contests.

     

  • Liberty basketball fall conditioning

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulettin.com

        Liberty has set out to improve its girls and boys basketball teams for the 2016-17 season.
        The Minutemen have been doing this by having conditioning three days a week since the first week of school.

  • Apple Valley 5K

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        The 19th annual Apple Valley 5k took place last Saturday at Gross’s Orchard.
    “You couldn’t  have asked for a prettier day,” said race director Theresa Boyes. “It was sunny, not too hot and we didn’t have to fight the wind like we’ve had to do sometimes in the past.”

  • Local makes US Women’s U-20 soccer team

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        Jefferson Forest Alum Katie Cousins made the US Women’s U-20 soccer team and will be competing with the team for the U-20 World Cup.
        “I feel so honored to get a chance to represent the United States in this U-20 World Cup. Sometimes I still catch myself thinking ‘is this still real?’,” said Cousins.

  • First round of playoffs

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        Staunton River will host Western Albemarle this Friday for the first round of football playoffs.
        “They make me a nervous wreck. They can throw it all over the field and they do what they do very well,” said Poston. “It’s going to be a tough challenge. I am glad we are playing it at home this time.”

  • Cross Country is on to States

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        Alexis Mattson, of Liberty, the Jefferson Forest girls team, Caleb Muller and Johnathan Krone, of JF, will continue to the Cross Country State Championship.
        Tuesday, November 1 was the 3A West Regional meet. Liberty and Staunton River both had participants.

  • Jefferson Forest falls to Fauquier

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        The Jefferson Forest Volleyball team took on Amherst in the conference 23 semi-finals. Forest defeated Amherst 3-0.
        Forest took the first set 25-19. The Lady Lancers fought for the second set but the Lady Cavaliers overcame the fight for a 25-21 set win. JF ousted Amherst in the third 25-13.

  • Liberty falls to Heritage

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        Mistakes hurt Liberty in its final regular season contest as the Minutemen fell 41-7 to Heritage last Friday.
        “We started out really well,” said Coach Chris Watts. “I felt really good about things. We held them and then got the ball and made a good drive and I felt like it was going to be a good game. Then a few things happened and it kind of snowballed until we were down two or three scores and just didn’t recover.”