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Today's News

  • The White Brick House

    By Patricia C Held
    Contributing Writer
     

  • The White Brick House

    By Patricia C Held
    Contributing Writer

        The White Brick House calls itself a “vintage marketplace.”
        This precisely describes this shop of many shops located just off Highway 221 in Forest. Peg Brieholz’s White Brick House offers over a dozen small retailers, each distinctly different, yet all reflect primitive and simplistic characteristics.

  • They want an Amtrak stop

        The possibility of getting an Amtrak stop in Bedford isn’t dead, but local governing bodies will have to move fast.
        After the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) chose not to include Bedford as a stop for an Amtrak train that will run between Lynchburg and Roanoke, a volunteer group consisting of people from Bedford County and Franklin County got to work and assembled a set of facts that show that the stop would have an economic impact that would reach beyond Bedford, going down into Franklin County.

  • She’s winning by losing

        Because of kidney failure, Sue Wilken must have dialysis three times a week. It’s a very unpleasant process.

        “It’s painful to have those needles stuck in you,” she said.
        However, good came out of a bad situation. Before she went on dialysis, Wilken, who is five-feet, six-inches tall weighed 285 pounds.
        “I was eating a lot of fast foods,” she said. “I just kept putting on the weight.

  • LHS hires new girl’s basketball coach

    Sports Editor
    Sports@Bedfordbulletin.com

        Not only did Liberty High School hire a new boys varsity basketball coach, Derrek Bond, it has also hired a new girls varsity coach, Emilee Dunton.
        This will be Dunton’s first position as head coach. “Ever since I was a little girl it has been my goal to coach basketball,” she said.

  • River falls to Magna Vista

    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        After creating new school and state records, the Golden Eagles fell to Magna Vista, the defending 3A state champions, 54-14 last Friday in the third round of the playoffs.
        Coach Chuck Poston knew this would be a hard game for his team. “Magna Vista is the defending state champ for a reason. They had 21 seniors from the state championship team last year and they have speed at every position,” said Poston.

  • Man turns experience into book for children

        Yes, engineers can write and Ron Sisson, a retired General Electric engineer, proves that fact.

        Sisson has written a children’s book called Lost on Big Otter River. The book was written with an audience of readers ages 9 to 12 in mind.

  • Forest defeats Woodgrove

    Sports Editor
    Sports@bedfordbulletin.com

        A explosive second quarter helped Jefferson Forest defeat Woodgrove 56-38 in the third round of 4A football playoffs last Friday.
        The black Friday night was nice and not too cold, and plenty of fans jammed into the stadium to cheer for the Cavaliers. Last year Forest lost out of the playoffs in round three and they were out to make up for that loss.

  • No bond for former JF color guard instructor

        A North Carolina man, being held on child sex and pornography charges, was denied bond last week in Bedford County Circuit Court. He was appealing a lower court ruling that had denied him bond on the charges.

  • Protecting the safety of America