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Today's News

  • Liberals can’t be trusted with our rights

        I always urge people  to read Rick Howell’s “Liberal Agenda.” Mr. Howell does a great job of articulating what liberal “Democrats” believe. I always suggest that they read it and then think about whether they really want to vote for any candidate he likes.
        Last week, Mr. Howell gave us another example of why I believe our Constitutional rights are not safe in the hands of “Democrats.” In this case, the Constitutional right is religious freedom, guaranteed in the First Amendment.

  • Traffic stop leads to theft case

    By Tom Wilmoth
    Editor
    news@bedfordbulletin.com

        A simple traffic stop turned into a stolen merchandise case last week.
        Shortly after midnight on Friday, December 8, officers of the Bedford Police Department stopped a vehicle traveling east bound on US 460 for driving erratically and then making an improper lane change. 

  • Bedford woman faces cruelty to animal charges

        A Bedford woman is facing one felony count of animal cruelty and five misdemeanor counts of animal abuse, following her arrest Nov. 27.
        Shelby Lynn Gordon, 26, was arrested and charged on the charges following a call on Nov. 18 to Bedford County 911 dispatchers.

  • 7th graders receive intro to tech careers

        The Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce sponsored an event this fall to help acquaint seventh graders with technical career possibilities.

  • Police investigate car break-ins

    Bedford Police are investigating the vandalism and thefts from several cars at around 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9.
        According to Police Chief Todd Foreman the windows of the cars, located at 320 N. Bridge St., Tharp Funeral Home, were broken out and items including money and purses were stolen.
        Foreman said the investigation is ongoing and anyone with information should call Investigator Alderson at 587-6011.

  • Moneta woman faces multiple charges

        On November 7 the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office investigated a larceny of money and medicine from a residence on Lowry Road.
        On November 18, Tiffany Marie Leonard, 33 of Moneta, was arrested and charged with breaking and entering and third or subsequent larceny offenses.
        Leonard has numerous charges filed against her in General District Court including the breaking and entering charges, credit card larceny, petit larceny, grand larceny and forgery and uttering.

  • Fifth-generation farmer gives industry a ‘lift’

    By Jeff Bryan

    Landmark News Service
    news@bedfordbulletin.com

        DUNNELLON, FLORIDA – Years ago, Ron Cannon found himself in a familiar quagmire, one in which he, his family and thousands of others in the agriculture industry have been in countless times before.

  • Thaxton Elementary sold

        On Monday, the Bedford County Board of Supervisors approved the sale of Thaxton Elementary School, and most of the land it is on, to Monumental Iron Works, a Lynchburg metal fabricating business, for $150,000.

  • Thaxton Elementary sold

        On Monday, the Bedford County Board of Supervisors approved the sale of Thaxton Elementary School, and most of the land it is on, to Monumental Iron Works, a Lynchburg metal fabricating business, for $150,000.

  • Super Scoopers

        “It’s a crappy job, but someone has to do it,” states the motto on David Earick’s business card. Earick owns Super Scoopers, a pet waste removal service.