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  • ‘Chance’ meeting

        Dick Elder never knew his father.

        But following a “chance” meeting this past week at the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford, he’s learning more about him. That knowledge includes learning that one man who served under the command of Elder’s father named his son after his captain.

  • Fireworks, events abound in area to celebrate July 4th holiday

        Those wanting to celebrate Independence Day with fireworks and/or activities will have plenty of choices this coming week.

        Beginning on June 28 and continuing through the Fourth of July, community events abound in the county and local area.

    1776, the
    Concert Musical
        Poplar Forest presents 1776, the Concert Musical on Thursday, June 28; Friday, June 29; and Saturday, June 30 (Rain date Sunday, July 1) at 7:30 p.m. each evening.

  • Scam alert

    The Bedford County Sheriff’s Office is warning citizens of a telephone scam.

  • Balloon lands here

        Back in October Jay Key, of Keytown, was out cutting firewood with his nephew when he found a red mylar balloon.

        It was a chance discovery. He had left his nephew running the log splitter while he went down the hill to cut another tree.

  • Eagle Scout project brings food to Raintree

        An Eagle Scout project will bring food to Raintree Village.

  • Local man puts together ‘Before the Fireworks’ event for Bedford

        Jonathan Hayden remembers growing up and enjoying a community event to celebrate Independence Day.

        That’s what prompted him to put together a “Before the Works Independence Day Festival” at Liberty Lake Park on July 3. The community event will be held prior to the town’s fireworks display which can also be viewed from the park.

  • 2018 Readers Choice: Make Your Picks!

        What business makes your favorite lunch? Cup of coffee? Steak?
        Have a favorite dentist? Art gallery? Car dealer?
        This is your chance to make your picks.
        Make them count! Help us recognize the businesses that serve your community!
        The Bedford Bulletin is offering you the chance to say what you like best in our ninth annual Readers’ Choice Awards. Winners will be announced in the August 8 edition.

  • Food Lion Feeds

        Nathan Goodman was the center of attention Saturday morning at the Food Lion off Forest Road.

  • Bedford Remembers

        The first two of a series of bronze plaques remembering Bedford’s contribution to the American war effort in World War II were dedicated Friday evening.

  • Memorial marks 74th anniversary

        The National D-Day Memorial Foundation held its annual commemoration last Wednesday of the anniversary of D-Day — the massive Allied amphibious landing on June 6, 1944 that ultimately put a million allied troops into France by the Fourth of July that year.