.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's News

  • Judge denies bond

        A Vinton man, facing 10 felony charges, remains in jail after having his bond request denied in General District Court April 11.
        On March 29, the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office with the assistance of Vinton Police Department, executed a search warrant at the residence of Dewey Edward Brown III on East Augusta Ave in Vinton.

  • No name change for road

        A street won’t be renamed following a public hearing Monday on the request.
        The Bedford County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing, during its regular session, on a petition by Cynthia Chamberland to rename the street she lives on, in Gillfield Village, from Laura’s Home Place to Promise Way.

  • Coleman Falls man faces 18 charges

        Facing a possible mandatory 95 years in prison, if convicted of all the crimes he is charged with, a 39-year-old Coleman Falls man will remain in prison having been denied bond Monday.

        At a hearing in General District Court, Judge Randy Krantz denied a request by Jason Vesely Marquis for bond.

  • Car show will benefit man with cancer

        Richard Cunningham is organizing a cruise-in to benefit Charles “Chuck” Forrest, a Body Camp neighbor.

        “He’s got cancer,” Cunningham said.
        It’s lung cancer and the goal of the cruise-in is to raise money to help Forrest with the medical bills for his treatment.
        Forrest, who is 64 and lives near the former Body Camp Elementary School, is a truck driver and has also worked on cars in the Body Camp community for years.

  • Three vying for GOP nod debate at LU

        Three candidates for the Republican nomination for Senate, E. W. Jackson, Nick Freitas  and Corey Stewart, met in a live televised debate at Liberty University Thursday night.

        It was initially a polite debate with all three candidates agreeing on a number of questions.
        All three    disliked    the budget bill that was passed by Congress last month.

  • Kanode named Teacher of the Year

        Big Island Elementary’s Mona Kanode wears many hats.

        She serves as the school’s guidance counselor, media specialist and principal’s designee.
        Now she has another hat to wear: Bedford County Public Schools Teacher of the Year, 2019.
        The honor was announced last Thursday at a banquet. Kanode had previously been designated as one of three finalists for the honor.

  • Baseball: Cavaliers narrowly edge Minutemen

    By: Denton Day
    Sports Editor
    sports@bedfordbulletin.com

    Cavaliers ace Griffin Agee was perfect when he took the mound in the fourth inning. Agee, a UVA commit, was dealing in the first three innings, striking out six of nine Minutemen batters, he made quick work of the Liberty and Jefferson Forest led 3-0.
        

  • Softball: O'Neil lifts Cavaliers over Pioneers

    By: Denton Day
    Sports Editor
    sports@bedfordbulletin.com

    The threat of rain pushed Monday April 23’s softball matchup between Heritage and Jefferson Forest to 5 p.m. instead of the originally scheduled 7 p.m.
      

    Rain did fall during the game but not enough to district Jefferson Forest accomplishing their mission of winning.
        

  • Soccer: Staunton River narrowly holds district lead

    Abby Light’s success continued early in Staunton River’s matchup against Patrick Henry. Light put the Lady Golden Eagles on the board first, scoring in the 13th minute. But Patrick Henry scored the next two to steal a 2-1 win from Staunton River.
        

    Light has scored goals in three consecutive games and four of the last five for Staunton River including the Golden Eagles lone goal on Senior Night against William Byrd.
        

  • Golf: Spring Success Continues for the Cavaliers

    The Jefferson Forest Varsity Golf Team continues to shine this Spring. The top four Cavaliers competed in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes Charity Golf Tournament at Ivy Hill Golf Club on Thursday April 19. The format for the tournament was a 4 man scramble. The team consisted of Junior Robbie Hall Jr., Sophomore Jonathan Peterson, Freshman Caleb DeBass and Sophomore Garnet Manley III.