Features https://www.bedfordbulletin.com/features/todaysfeatures en Local man presents woodcarving to church https://www.bedfordbulletin.com/content/local-man-presents-woodcarving-church <img src="https://www.bedfordbulletin.com/sites/www.bedfordbulletin.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ebenezer_a.jpg" alt="Joe Collins spent two years on his woodcarving of the Last Supper which now rests above the doors leading into the sanctuary at Ebenezer United Methodist Church. The church will hold a dedication service for the woodcarving this Sunday at 11 a.m. A covered dish luncheon will follow the service." title="Joe Collins spent two years on his woodcarving of the Last Supper which now rests above the doors leading into the sanctuary at Ebenezer United Methodist Church. The church will hold a dedication service for the woodcarving this Sunday at 11 a.m. A covered dish luncheon will follow the service." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Joe Collins saw a blank wall and wanted to find some way to spruce it up.</p> Local police chief shares his knowledge with Nicaraguan police https://www.bedfordbulletin.com/content/local-police-chief-shares-his-knowledge-nicaraguan-police <img src="https://www.bedfordbulletin.com/sites/www.bedfordbulletin.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/todd_con_la_policia_1.jpg" alt="Todd Foreman poses with Nicaraguan police officers in Somotillo, Nicaragua." title="Todd Foreman poses with Nicaraguan police officers in Somotillo, Nicaragua." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Bedford Police Chief Todd Foreman goes to Nicaragua every year as a member of a mission group from his church, Bedrock Community Church.<br /> <p> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The church&nbsp; has a relationship with a ministry called &ldquo;Because We Care Ministries,&rdquo; which works in a Nicaraguan city called Somotillo. That&rsquo;s where the Bedford group goes.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The Bedford missions team goes out&nbsp; in the morning and delivers food. Foreman said he sees poverty there far below anything he&rsquo;s seen here.<br /> 50 years of service https://www.bedfordbulletin.com/content/50-years-service <img src="https://www.bedfordbulletin.com/sites/www.bedfordbulletin.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/rev_henderson.jpg" alt="The Rev. Henry Alvin Henderson in his office today with an open Bible in front of him." title="The Rev. Henry Alvin Henderson in his office today with an open Bible in front of him." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The Rev. Henry Henderson, pastor of Washington Street Baptist Church, will celebrate 50 years of service to the church on July 13. It will be celebrated with a big dinner at the Forest Rec Center.<br /> <p> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &ldquo;We are calling it a Golden Jubilee,&rdquo; said Sandy Payne, a member of the anniversary committee.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Actually, Rev. Henderson, who was 27 when he came here, was a bit reluctant to come at first.<br /> Man charged with sexually assaulting woman in Moneta https://www.bedfordbulletin.com/content/man-charged-sexually-assaulting-woman-moneta <img src="https://www.bedfordbulletin.com/sites/www.bedfordbulletin.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/steven_john_lorent.jpg" alt="Steven John Lorent" title="Steven John Lorent" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;</p> <p class="RecipientAddress" style="margin-right:27.3pt"> <span style="font-size: 14.0pt"><span style="mso-tab-count:1">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>A 50-year-old man has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman at a residence on Little Creek Road in<span style="mso-spacerun:yes">&nbsp; </span>Moneta.</span></p> Dills stepping down as principal at Liberty HS https://www.bedfordbulletin.com/content/dills-stepping-down-principal-liberty-hs <img src="https://www.bedfordbulletin.com/sites/www.bedfordbulletin.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/dr_dills.jpg" alt="Dr. Kathleen Dills" title="Dr. Kathleen Dills" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;</p> <p class="MsoNormal"> <span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif;mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;color:black;mso-themecolor:text1"><span style="mso-tab-count: 1">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>Liberty High School Principal Dr. Kathleen Dills is stepping down from her position at the school, effective immediately, according to an announcement on the school&rsquo;s website.</span></p> Area begins to dig out from snowstorm https://www.bedfordbulletin.com/content/area-begins-dig-out-snowstorm <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="galileo-ap-layout-editor" style="min-width: 100%;" width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="left" class="content editor-col OneColumnMobile" valign="top" width="100%"> <div class="gl-contains-text"> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" height="44" width="536"> <tbody> <tr> The love of his life https://www.bedfordbulletin.com/content/love-his-life <img src="https://www.bedfordbulletin.com/sites/www.bedfordbulletin.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/bob_vandelinde_book.jpg" alt="The cover of his new book." title="The cover of his new book." align="left" hspace="6" width="51" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Moneta resident Bob Vandelinde has written another book and this one is different from his others.<br /> <p> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;In the past, he has written about combat veterans. This book, &ldquo;My Precious Jean Ella,&rdquo; is a tribute to his late wife. Their marriage began on March 6, 1952 and ended when death parted them on June 21, 2017.<br /> Local teen competes in national competition https://www.bedfordbulletin.com/content/local-teen-competes-national-competition <img src="https://www.bedfordbulletin.com/sites/www.bedfordbulletin.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/wests_0135.jpg" alt="Dan West and his daughter, Emma." title="Dan West and his daughter, Emma." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Emma West is not someone to avoid obstacles.<br /> <p> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;In fact, she practices overcoming them on a daily basis. That practice led her to compete at the Spartan Kids World Championship held in Nevada earlier this month.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;West, who is 13 years old and an 8th grader at Forest Middle School, finished 20th in that event which drew competitors from all over the world. The following day she competed in a competitive event for her age class and finished fourth.</p>