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Today's News

  • 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.

  • LHS students upset by rumored changes

    According to Tom Messier, a rising senior at Liberty High School, students are upset about what they understand to be a plan to eliminate the deputy superintendent of schools position and move the principal at Liberty High School into another position.

     

    The school system, however, denies any plans to change leadership at Liberty for the upcoming year.

  • Meador honored by Goodwill

        Melissa Meador, a Bedford woman, was honored with one of three employee of the year awards by Goodwill Industries of the Valleys Thursday night.

        The ceremony was held at the Hotel Roanoke and one person was selected from the organization’s three areas. Meador is a human resources and wellness specialist.

  • Memorial Day

    A good crowd turned out Monday for the National D-Day Memorial’s Memorial Day observance.

  • Baseball: Cavs start Regionals with strong showing

    By: Denton Day
    Sports Editor
    sports@bedfordbulletin.com

    It had been nine days since Jefferson Forest’s last game, a nail biting 1-0 victory over Liberty in the opening round of the district tournament. The Cavaliers struggled to get runners on base in that matchup. Against Pulaski County in the opening round of the 4D Regional Tournament the Cavaliers had no such struggle.
      

  • Soccer: Magenbauer’s two goals lift Lady Cavs

    By: Denton Day
    Sports Editor
    sports@bedfordbulletin.com

    It is no secret that the Jefferson Forest girls soccer team is the team to beat in the 4D Regional Tournament. Every team knows it, the parents of every team know it and the grandparents of every team probably know it.
      

  • Softball: Adkins, Buchanan lead Staunton River

    By: Christian Taylor
    Sports Intern
    sports@bedfordbulletin.com

    Staunton River’s softball team survived and advanced with a 7-1 victory over the Abingdon Falcons on Thursday evening. The game started off slowly with the Golden Eagles trailing by a run after three innings. But the offense exploded in the fourth and fifth innings, putting up seven runs on the board.
        

  • Softball: Lady Lancers end Lady Cavaliers’ season

    By: Christian Taylor
    Sports Intern
    sports@bedfordbuelltin.com

    The Jefferson Forest Cavaliers saw their softball season come to an end on Wednesday evening. The Amherst County Lancers struck first in a pitchers’ duel and never relinquished their lead in the first game of regional play. The final score came out to be 3-1 in favor of the Lancers.
        

  • Sixth annual Adaptive Golf clinic

    By: Denton Day
    Sports Editor
    sports@bedfordbulletin.com

     

    London Downs hosted the sixth annual Adaptive Golf Clinic, an event designed for veterans with adaptive needs on Wednesday May 25. The program focuses on individuals going through challenges from their time serving the country as well as individuals that encounter daily challenges that are non-combat related such as, recovering from a stroke or heart attack, autism, muscular dystrophy etc.