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Today's News

  • Wrestling State Championships

    By Margaret Pascale
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        Both Staunton River and Jefferson Forest had wrestlers competing in the State Championship meets on Saturday, Feb. 20 in Salem.

    Staunton River
        Staunton River set a school record by placing 7th at the 3A State Championship on Saturday, Feb. 20.

  • Liberty placed second at conference

    By Margaret Pascale
    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        Liberty girls basketball team traveled to Rustburg on Thursday, Feb. 18 for the semifinal round of the conference tournament. The two teams went back and forth most of the night until the fourth period when the Lady Minutemen secured a 40-37 victory over the Lady Red Devils.

  • Here’s how 5th District nominees will be selected

        Both Democrats and Republicans will use district conventions to nominate their candidates to replace 5th District Congressman Robert Hurt. Hurt announced at the end of last year that he will not seek reelection.

  • Super Tuesday

        Virginia is one of 12 states that will go to the polls—or a caucus—this Tuesday, March 1, as part of the Super Tuesday primary voting by Republicans and Democrats to select their nominees for November’s presidential election.
        Dubbed Super Tuesday because so many states vote at once, and so many delegates will be allotted as a result, the results will likely play a big role in determining the nominees for each party.

  • Offering a world of knowledge

        The faculty at Central Virginia Community College’s (CVCC) Bedford Center bring a wide range of experience to local students. Some have come here from other countries.

  • They left not knowing what they would face

    By April Cheek-Messier
    President
    National D-Day
    Memorial Foundation

        Seventy-five years ago, on February 20, 1941, a group of hale and hearty American boys kissed mothers and girlfriends goodbye, picked up their duffels, and filed in good order onto a train in Bedford, Virginia.
        None could know it, but they were departing for an unexpected rendezvous with history. They were Company A of the 116th Regiment, 29th Division—better known as the Bedford Boys.

  • Top spellers!

        In the seventh and deciding round, she guessed.

        Through the first six rounds, Faith Peerman felt good about the words she had to spell – scrabble, macaroni, cauliflower, iguana, spherical and incorruptible. But in the seventh round, not so much.
        “I guessed,” she said with a smile.
        And she won.
        Peerman, a fifth grader at New London Academy is the 2016 Bedford County Spelling Bee champion.

  • Remembering a true American hero

    By Congressman Robert Hurt

    Last Wednesday, Allen Huddleston of Bedford passed away at the age of 97.  Mr. Huddleston was the last living member of the Bedford Boys.  I was deeply saddened to hear of Mr. Huddleston’s passing, and our thoughts and prayers remain with his friends and family.  We lost a true American hero this week, and we owe a debt of gratitude for his faithful service to our nation. 

  • Providing more information for a safer workplace

    Americans work an average of 8.9 hours each day. That’s no small amount of time, and we all deserve to know that our work environments are safe from those whose behavior may cause us harm.

     

  • Hillary is not a liar

    By Elizabeth McCrodden
    Bedford

        We should have learned when George W. Bush was president that untrue statements become “true” if they are repeated over and over again.