• Sports Day-ly: Support Local Hoops
    We are officially on the homestretch of the regular season portion of this year’s basketball season. The recent snow days have impacted the scheduling to the point that some teams might have some pretty packed weeks going forward.      So far this season has been an absolute joy to watch. I would like to take this time to encourage fans, students and faculty alike to experience that joy by going and watching the Bedford County teams play.     
  • Liberty inducts 2018 Hall of Fame class
    Between the girls varsity game against Jefferson Forest and the boys varsity game against Jefferson Forest the Liberty Minutemen honored the 2018 Hall of Fame Class.      The class consisted of seven former athletes, contributors and athletic staff. Ray Jermaine Brawley, Megan Camden-Fox, Maria “Chris” Hensley-Griffin, Gary Mitchell Lowry, Michael David Young, Steve Kemper Boyer and Ivan Lewis “Chappy” Merritt.     
  • Smith Mountain Lake Fishing Report: January 2018
    By: Dale Wilson SML Guide Service www.captaindavewilson.com     OVERVIEW- “Happy New Year” & great fishing! The bass fishing has been great the past several weeks. The water temperature is dropping and will continue to make the fishing better! Fishing overall has been good this past month! Water temperature will be in the upper 40’s to lower 50’s. Best times will be early morning, late afternoon and cloudy days. Striper fishing will pick up soon!
  • Sports Day-ly: Handling Sports Heartbreak
    Heartbreak and sports seem to go hand in hand. If you truly find yourself invested into a particular sports team at some point or another that team will make you want to rip your hair out.      As a guy who grew up outside of Washington D.C. and has been a faithful D.C. sports fan I know heartbreak. In fact, I probably know way too much for someone who has yet to celebrate his 23rd birthday.     
  • BCSO issues scam alert
  • BCSO seeks info on suspect in shoplifting case
      P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; } The Bedford County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a white man who shoplifted a bottle of alcohol from the ABC Store located in the Graves Mill Shopping Center on January 24, 2018.
    Virginia State Police Trooper N. J. Houck is investigating a single vehicle crash which resulted in a fatality. The crash occurred this morning at 6:22 a.m. (Jan 25) on Route 723, one half mile east of Route 43 in Bedford County
  • Overstreet signs with Richmond
    The Staunton River library was filled with friends, family, coaches and teachers as Grayson Overstreet signed his National Letter of Intent to play football at the University of Richmond.      Head Coach Chuck Poston kicked off the ceremony by declaring that the University of Richmond got the best football player in the state of Virginia.      A bold claim but a claim supported by numbers.   
  • Suspect in Walmart robbery charged
    A suspect has been charged in the Nov. 26 robbery at Bedford Walmart. On Friday, December 8, investigators from the Bedford Police Department obtained warrants on Sherman Romel Jones, 37, of Roanoke, charging him with two counts robbery. The investigation is ongoing and more charges are possible, authorities state.   Other jurisdictions It appears Jones has been tied to other robberies.
  • Bedford PD seeks suspect in robbery at Walmart