Today's News

  • A heart for Haiti

    Haiti is hot and humid all the time, although it can get down into the 60s on the little country’s central plateau. Diseases are a problem — malaria, tuberculosis, typhoid, some hepatitis, tetanus. Nevertheless, Bob Routh and Adele Dellavalle-Routh are frequent visitors. Most years, they go down there twice.

  • Bedford Pregnancy Center seeks permanent home

    Bedford Pregnancy Center moved to temporary quarters at Brookhill Wesleyan Church two months ago.

        Lori Lewis, director of the center, said that it had rented space from Life Church, in Bedford’s Centertown, for more than five years. The pregnancy center moved because it was informed by the church about its plans to expand into the space occupied by the Bedford Pregnancy Center.
        Brookhill offered the organization space.

  • Earnest found guilty in retrial

    The trial was held in a different courtroom with a jury from a different county. But in the end, the verdict was the same: Guilty.

  • Mary B. Terry, 83, Bedford

        Mary Bruce Terry, 83, of Bedford, died Monday, Nov. 15, 2010 at her residence. She was born March 23, 1927 a daughter of the late Carl Bruce and Julia King Bruce.

        Mary was a loyal member of Longwood Avenue Baptist Church and loved her church. She ran Terryland Nursery for many years.
        In addition to her parents Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Tech. Sgt. William Robert Terry, and a great-grand daughter, Marissa Burnette; also two sisters and four brothers.

  • Schimmoeller, Robertson medal

    “I love our parents!” exclaimed Jefferson Forest Head Coach Jerome Loy.  “Our parents are the best in the state!”

  • Next up for Eagles: Harrisonburg

    They’re all big at this stage.  The Golden Eagles may be facing their biggest opponent yet, this Friday.

    Staunton River turns its attention to the Massanutten, where it will face that district’s champion, Harrisonburg.

  • Hot Coles puts SR in Regional semifinal

    “We’re not just some feel-good story anymore,” said Head Coach Chuck Poston, following his team’s 21-10 win over E.C. Glass.

    He’d have gotten no argument from the Hilltoppers.  As they loaded their buses for the trip back to Lynchburg, they were feeling anything but good.

  • Staying safe during hunting season

    By Bedford County Sheriff Mike Brown


    Dial 9-1-1

  • Repeal presidential two-term limit

        The Republicans could never beat Franklin Delano Roosevelt. FDR holds a record that many think will never be topped: the only American president to be elected to four terms in office.

        The GOP was so angry at FDR’s achievement it swore to prevent it from ever happening again. As soon as they took over Congress after FDR’s death, they had the law changed to limit a president to only two consecutive terms.

  • Resuscitating the elephant

        A cup of tea seems to be just what the Republican Party needed.