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Today's News

  • Man to serve 15 years for shooting estranged wife

        Authorities were a jammed gun away from having to investigate a murder/suicide instead of an aggravated malicious wounding this past March, according to Bedford County Commonwealth’s Attorney Wes Nance.
        Nance said 64-year-old Ronald Lee Lumsden of Moneta admitted to having every intention of killing his estranged wife and then himself when he went to her home on March 19. As it was, he shot the victim twice leaving her with permanent damage.

  • Those Holiday Lights

    By Patricia C Held

    Contributing Writer

        Glitz, glamour and sparkle are all part of holiday season decorations. And while some of us prefer moderation in their home décor, the child in most of us relishes in the wonder of some of our local lighting displays that overpower us with dazzle.
        And while Bedford claims the distinction of being called the Christmas Capital of Virginia, other locales add to our lighting extravaganza with their own elaborate holiday displays.

  • Sheriff wishes suspects a 'Merry Christmas' in annual roundup

        On Friday December 1 a Bedford County Grand Jury indicted 29 individuals on 53 narcotics charges. The indictments are the results of an ongoing narcotics investigation in Bedford County by the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office.

  • Shopping with a Cop

        The safest place in Bedford Saturday morning had to be the Bedford Walmart, according to Store Manager Chris Forbes.

  • Big Week for Lady Cavaliers

    By: Denton Day
    Sports Editor
    sports@bedfordbulletin.com

    The first week of December was not kind to the Jefferson Forest girl’s basketball team. The Lady Cavaliers started the month off with three consecutive losses, including one to Seminole District rival Liberty.
     

    The second week was a completely different story. The Lady Cavaliers picked up three consecutive wins against Amherst County (36-35), E.C. Glass (50-24), and Staunton River (46-20)
     

  • Golden Eagles place second in Swim Meet

    On Dec. 14 Staunton River took to the pool at the Bedford Area YMCA to take on James River High School and Blue Ridge District rival William Fleming. This was the first time this season that the Golden Eagles got to test themselves against a Blue Ridge district opponent.
        

  • Staunton River remains undefeated

    By: Denton Day
    Sports Editor
    sports@bedfordbulletin.com

    The Staunton River boys basketball team continued it dominant start to the season with 67-55 win over the Glenvar Highlanders.
     

    Down at half 24-27 the Golden Eagles came out of the intermission with something to prove while fighting to keep their season perfect.
     

  • Cavalier Boys with another dominant performance

    The Jefferson Forest Cavaliers jumped in the Jamerson YMCA pool to take on the Liberty Christian Academy Bulldogs and the E.C. Glass Hilltoppers.
        

    Glass’ girl’s team placed first with 92 points, Jefferson Forest followed that with 59 points and Liberty Christian Academy scored 18. The Cavaliers’ boy’s team cruised to a win scoring 111, Glass finished second with 43 points and Liberty Christian with 16 points.
        

  • Cavalier Boys with another dominant performance

    The Jefferson Forest Cavaliers jumped in the Jamerson YMCA pool to take on the Liberty Christian Academy Bulldogs and the E.C. Glass Hilltoppers.
        

    Glass’ girl’s team placed first with 92 points, Jefferson Forest followed that with 59 points and Liberty Christian Academy scored 18. The Cavaliers’ boy’s team cruised to a win scoring 111, Glass finished second with 43 points and Liberty Christian with 16 points.
        

  • He’s made it a terrible year

        2017 is ending much the same way it began: Many millions of Americans are sincerely frightened about our country and the world as long as He Who Shall Not Be Named remains in the Oval Office.
        Surely, very few people will pretend they don’t see what is so painfully obvious. Since January, his behavior, his attitudes, his demeanor, his arrogance, and his astounding ignorance, have all been on display and everyone can see them for what they are.