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Today's News

  • Bedford man to spend 2 years in prison on 30 charges

        A 47-year-old Bedford man, who had previously pleaded guilty to 30 felony charges in Bedford Circuit Court, was sentenced April 3.
        Jeffrey Allen Richardson entered the pleas, related to two different cases, to the charges including obtaining money by false pretense, forgery, uttering and petty larceny. He received a five year sentence with three of those years suspended, leaving him two years to serve. He will also serve two years of supervised probation when released.

  • Run to benefit YMCA program is Sat.

        The annual Blossom to Bottle run will take place at Johnson’s Orchard Saturday, starting at 5 p.m.

        This year’s event as a new feature. It will still have its 5K course, but a new 3K route has been added.
        “You can run or walk,” said Nancy Johnson.

  • Friends of Blue Ridge Parkway looks for volunteers

        The Friends of the Blue Ridge Parkway Peaks chapter is looking for some helping hands.

  • Reserve Center named for fallen vets

        Bedford’s Army Reserve Center officially has a name now.

  • Gardner 'steadfast' in integrity of investigation

        Major Ricky Gardner said he stands “steadfast in my belief in the integrity of the investigation” of the murders of Derek and Nancy Haysom and the outcome of the subsequent trial, which resulted in the conviction of Jens Soering for committing the brutal murders of the couple in 1985.

  • Baseball: No shortage of offense for Golden Eagles

    By: Denton Day
    Sports Editor
    sports@bedfordbulletin.com

    It had been about 10 days since either team stepped on the diamond to play a game. But on the return from Spring Break the Staunton River Golden Eagles had no shortage of offense.
      

    Staunton River took the first of two match ups between the Bedford County rivals, 12-2.
      

  • Baseball: Cavaliers win Tarboro Easter Classic

    By: Denton Day
    Sports Editor
    sports@bedfordbulletin.com

    While the Bedford County public schools were on Spring Break the Jefferson Forest baseball team traveled down to Tarboro, North Carolina to compete in the Tarboro Easter Classic.
        

    The tournament gave the Cavaliers the chance to play against teams outside of the state of Virginia. Jefferson Forest matched up with three teams from North Carolina and finished with an average margin of victory of nine runs.
        

  • Wounded Warrior Softball team coming to Bedford

    The Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball team will make its way to Bedford on Saturday April 28 for a doubleheader.
        

    Bedford will be the final leg to the team’s tour of Virginia. Starting in Manassas, VA on April 21 the team will go city-to-city until they reach Bedford.
        

    The team is made up of veterans and active duty soliders from all U.S. Military service branches, who have endured injuries that have led to amputation.
        

  • Softball: Lady Minutemen continue to roll

    Twelve days after defeating Staunton River 4-0 on the Lady Golden Eagles field the Lady Minutemen softball team hosted the Lady Golden Eagles.
        

    The score was closer but the result was the same. Liberty (7-0) defeated Staunton River (3-3) 1-0. Two days earlier the Lady Minutemen took down Lord Botetourt 3-1.
        

  • Basketball: Richeson named First Team All-State

    Jefferson Forest standout Jordan Richeson can add First Team All-State to his impressive list of accomplishments in the 2017-18 basketball season.
        

    “When an impact player transfers the big question is how will he fit,” Jefferson Forest Head Coach Cameron Shepherd said. “Jordan fit immediately with our group. He’ll tell you how important that was. His success hinged on his teammates.”