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Today's News

  • A labor of love

        The Bedford area’s Love Letters were unveiled last week and you should really make a special trip to the Welcome Center to see them. They are beautiful! The art work on the letters is great and the center of the O is clear Lexan featuring the Peaks of Otter apparently etched into it.

  • Bedford Memorial celebrates its volunteers

        Bedford Memorial Hospital celebrated National Volunteers week by hosting a dinner for its 48 volunteers April 27 at the Bedford Columns.

        The hospital presented 50 door prizes and danced to music by Heat of the Night. This is a local band headed by Mike Payne who returned home to Bedford County after retiring. The band plays a wide variety of music and volunteers enjoyed dancing to their sounds after dinner.

  • LOVE unveiled

        Bedford’s LOVE Letters were unveiled last week on a blustery Wednesday morning.

  • Filming Juanita

        Back in March, a location scout for the film Juanita visited with Jared Srsic several times about using the Millstone Tea Room as a major backdrop for the film.

  • Gangs are here, but not yet a problem

    Editor’s note: Over the next few weeks, the Bulletin will take a look at gang activity and the attempts to stop its growth in the town of Bedford, Bedford County and Central Virginia.

        “Bedford County has gangs. But Bedford County does not have a (gang) problem—yet. That’s why we want to be proactive.”

  • Patterson Brothers Paving promotes Bedford and NASCAR

    Bedford, Va., was on display in a logo format during last weekend’s second tier NASCAR series race, the Infinity Series, at Richmond International Raceway (RIR.)
        

  • Jefferson Forest lacrosse programs pick up dramatic wins

    It was a crazy week for Jefferson Forest’s lacrosse programs.
        

    The girls’ fitness and willpower was tested this past week, as they powered through three games in less than a week. They started off by thrashing Rockbridge 21-9 on April 26. Two days later, they were back on the field against E.C. Glass, toppling them 11-10. On May 1, the Cavs faced Salem hours later than expected due to bouts of rain and lightning. Unfortunately, the girls fell 15-8.
        

  • Staunton River girls soccer breaks through

    Staunton River girls soccer hasn’t had the luckiest season health-wise, but they persevered on Friday for the win over William Fleming after dropping a well-fought battle to Lord Botetourt on April 26.
        

  • Liberty softball battles for wins over Rustburg and Amherst

    Liberty HS’ softball was forced to grind to get two wins last week against Rustburg and Amherst.
        

    Despite it not being “our best effort” according to Head Coach Mike Thompson, the Lady Minutemen fought out a scrappy 9-3 win over the Devils on April 26. Liberty pulled out to a 1-0 lead in the first, after Brianna Whorley produced a RBI ground out to short stop to plate Haylee Wood who had been walked to lead off the inning.
        

  • Staunton River softball snaps slide

    Staunton River softball snapped a three game slide this week by thrashing William Fleming 18-0 before the mercy rule came into effect.
        

    The Golden Eagles suffered its third straight loss to Lord Botetourt on Wednesday, but Head Coach Josh Weller remained optimistic about his team, noting that they were hitting well but not at the right spots. Thankfully, it all came together against the Colonels on Friday evening, as their bats were seemingly unstoppable.