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Today's News

  • 23rd Annual Bedford Rotary Awards

    By: Denton Day
    Sports Editor
    sports@bedfordbulletin.com

    Staunton River’s Grayson Overstreet and Liberty’s Rebecca Hensley each added a few more accolades to their already superb senior seasons. Overstreet and Hensley were the recipients of the Grand Award, the highest award offered at this year’s Bedford Rotary Awards. Along with that Hensley took home honors in the girls basketball and softball categories while Overstreet also took home honors in the football category.
        

  • Softball: Back-to-back walk-offs secure 3C Regional Championship

    By:Christian Taylor
    Sports Intern
    sports@bedfordbulletin.com
     

    Just when it looked like the Liberty High School softball team had run out of gas, the girls reminded everyone of the strength and grit they have—enough to win Liberty’s first ever regional championship.
        

    “We’ve had so many come-from-behind type games, nothing like quite to this extent, but they’ve been that type of team this year,” said Coach Mike Thompson.
        

  • Softball: Staunton River stuns Tunstall to capture berth in 3A State Tournament

    By: Denton Day
    Sports Editor
    sports@bedfordbulletin.com

    Coming off a convincing 7-1 win over Abingdon in the opening round of the 3D Regional Tournament Staunton River stood face-to-face with the region’s equivalent to  Goliath.
        

    Top seeded Tunstall, a team that demolished Magna Vista 21-4 in the tournament’s opening round, entered the game averaging 11.15 runs per outing while holding opponents to just five runs.
        

  • Soccer: Jefferson Forest captures 4D Regional Championship

     

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    Hugs and cheers filled the Jefferson Forest sideline following at 2-1 victory over Blacksburg to capture the 4D Girls Soccer Regional Championship.

     

    The body language of the Lady Cavaliers remained poised and controlled. As great as a regional championship is they know it is merely a stepping-stone on their quest to repeat as 4A State Champions.

     

  • Softball: Perfect Timing

     

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    Kinnice Turner was running a bit behind schedule on the morning of Liberty’s 3C Regional semifinal game against Broadway. But in the bottom of the ninth inning Turner found herself in the perfect place at the perfect time.

     

  • Scott Pruitt: Trump’s environmental disaster

        Like the president himself, most of the current members of his Cabinet are ideological hacks who don’t even believe in the functions of the agencies to which they were appointed.
        Only Donald Trump could have put such people as Betsy DeVos, Ben Carson, Rick Perry and others in positions of power. In every case, it’s the classic example of foxes guarding henhouses.

  • Keeping his promise

        It was humorous to read Rick Howell’s outrage, in last week’s Liberal Agenda, about the official move of the United States embassy to Jerusalem. What was funny about it is that President Donald Trump’s decision to move the embassy merely carried out the Jerusalem Embassy Act of 1995.

  • President Trump’s Memorial Day remarks

        We are gathered here on the sacred soil of Arlington National Cemetery to honor the lives and deeds of America’s greatest heroes: the men and women who laid down their lives for our freedom.  Today, we pay tribute to their service, we mourn alongside their families, and we strive to be worthy of their sacrifice.

  • Staunton River holds 55th commencement

        An enthusiastic group of teens gathered at the Vine Center of Liberty University, Saturday, for Staunton River High School’s 55th commencement. The class of 2018 has 239 students.

  • Bedford Main Street dissolves

        Bedford Main Street has dissolved itself.
        Last week Town Manager Bart Warner, at a Town Council meeting, read an e-mail from Diane Wilson, chairman of Main Street’s board of directors, informing Council of the action.
        An immediate question became what to do about Centerfest, which is scheduled for Sept. 22.
        “Centerfest is not a town event,” Warner said.