• New London Academy Color-A-Thon
    Sports Editor Sports@Bedfordbulletin.com         A cold wet rainy Saturday for some means curling up with a blanket and a book or television show, however, for the New London Academy Elementary School it meant time for fun fundraiser Last Saturday.     Rain didn’t stop the Color-A-Thon from happening. The New London Academy Elementary School held its first Color-A-Thon on Saturday, Sept. 26. “It has been our biggest fundraiser yet,” said PTA member Abby Wilson.
  • Success at the Apple Valley 5K
    Sports Editor Sports@bedfordbulletin.com          The 18th annual Apple Valley 5K took place this past Saturday, Nov. 7 at Gross’s Orchard in Bedford.     It was a beautiful fall day, with a little bit of rain. The Race kicked off at 10 a.m. Theresa Boyes  is the race director and plans the race every year. The race will continue to be a small race and there is a plan for the race to happen again next year.
  • 18th Annual Apple Valley 5K
    Sports Editor Sports@Bedfordbulletin.com     The Apple Valley 5K is a unique experience that cross country runners enjoy. The course is completely off the road, and runs through Gross’s Orchard on gravel, dirt and grass paths.     The race will be held Saturday, Nov. 7 at 10 a.m. at Gross’s Orchard located at 6817 Wheats Valley Road in Bedford. The race will be open to all ages and walkers are welcome to participate.
  • Hunting and Fishing Report
    By DALE WILSON SML GUIDE SERVICE PHONE NO:  540-297-5650 / 540-874-4950 www.captaindalewilson.com     Fishing will be good this month! Water temperature will be in the 60’s.  Best times will be early morning, late afternoon and overcast days. Fishing the past few weeks has been great! All the rain has cooled the water and added oxygen making the fish become very active. Stripers and bass have been surfacing during and around the full moon. 
  • Local business owner making first professional appearance
    Sports Editor Sports@Bedfordbulletin.com     Making his first professional debut in the art of Muay Thai fighting, Matt Coleman started training early to make weight and get his body prepared for the fight. Coleman will fight Brad Mountain, out of Maryland, Oct. 10 at the Elite Warrior Challenge in Salem.
  • Local teacher being inducted into JMU Hall of Fame
    Sports Editor Sports@bedfordbulletin.com     Jennifer Cuesta Putney, a local teacher at Bedford Middle School, is being inducted into the James Madison University (JMU) Hall of Fame.     Putney played on the JMU women’s soccer team for four years. She helped lead the team to a Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Championship and two National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) appearances.
  • Matt Kenseth dominates at Richmond as Chase field is set
    By Reid Spencer NASCAR Wire Service Contributing Writer  
  • Bedford County woman arrested for abduction, malicious wounding after posting ad on Craigslist for sex
    Last Wednesday, July 22, deputies with the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 5000 block of Old Country Road in Bedford in reference to an assault call. According to a news release from the Sheriff's Office, deputies spoke to a male victim who was suffering from numerous cuts and lacerations. The victim told the deputies that he had responded to a Craigslist.com ad offering sexual services by a subject identifying herself as “Trinity,” and he had arranged with her to meet at her residence in the 5000 block of Old Country Road.
  • Following in their footsteps
      The Jefferson Forest baseball crew took time from its State playoff run to help the younger aspirants become familiar with the ways of the red and black diamondeers. Over 60 young (5-12 years old)ballplayers  headed to Jim Thacker Field for the Cavs’ second annual camp.  “We want to teach fundamentals,” said JF Head Coach Ryan Gilleland.  “If [the campers] can master them, they’re ahead of the game when they get to us.”
  • Memorial garden unveiled by Liberty softball
        There’s not typically a lot of love in evidence whenever the Brookville and Liberty softball teams square off on the diamond.     But Friday night’s game had a different tone to it.  At least at the start.     Prior to the contest’s start, the team announced the Heather Dooley Memorial Garden.  Sited behind the home team’s dugout, the garden brings a splash of color to the Liberty softball complex.