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Today's News

  • LTP seeking sponsors

        “We are in our 42nd season, now, getting ready to go into our 43rd,” said Karen Hopkins, vice president of Little Town Players’ (LTP) board of directors.

        Along with a new season, which will begin in September, LTP plans on something new. The live theater group is looking for business sponsors. Sponsors will cover or partially cover the up-front expenses of putting on a play.
        LTP does four plays a season    and   each   can be quite expensive.

  • Church breathes new life into former Bulletin building

        Bedrock Community Church has breathed new life into the building on East Main Street that served as the Bedford Bulletin’s home for 23 years. The Bulletin moved to its current home on West Depot Street and the building sat vacant until the church purchased it in March 2017.

  • Prosecuting team recognized for work

        A 40-year-old cold case united public safety workers in Bedford with their counterparts in Montgomery County, Maryland, as they spent three years working together to solve the case, culminating in the conviction of Lloyd Lee Welch Jr. for the 1975 murders of Katherine and Sheila Lyon.

  • Softball: The cold never bothered them anyway

    By: Denton Day
    Sports Editor
    sports@bedfordbulletin.com

    The air was cold and crisp and the wind was fierce and painful during a softball rematch between Bedford County rivals Jefferson Forest and Staunton River.
        

    Jefferson Forest won the first matchup 3-2 to defend home field. Staunton River did the same Monday April 16. The Lady Golden Eagles were victorious 5-3.
        

  • Soccer: Staunton River atop Blue Ridge District

    By: Denton Day
    Sports Editor
    sports@bedfordbulletin.com

    The Staunton River (4-1-1, 1-0) girls soccer team entered the week with a four point edge over Lord Botetourt (3-0) in the Blue Ridge District standings.
        

  • Baseball: Staunton River Baseball begins district play with two wins

    By: Denton Day
    Sports Editor
    sports@bedfordbulletin.com

    Staunton River baseball has been on a tear as of late. Since losing to Jefferson Forest 3-1 on March 17 the Golden Eagles have not lost.
        

    The team officially started district play on Wednesday April 11 with a dominating 13-3 win over Fleming in five innings. Two days later the Golden Eagles traveled to Lord Botetourt to face off against the Cavaliers and picked up their second district win in three days with a 9-6 victory.
        

  • Tennis: JF Tennis brings home hardware

    The Jefferson Forest boys tennis team continued its dominating season on Saturday April 14 at the Heritage Invitational.
      

    Competing against Liberty Christian Academy and host school Heritage in doubles and singles the Cavaliers won everything, literally.
        

    The duos of Jacob Hannell and Robbie Hall, Jeff Scott and Jordan Lumpkin along with Daniel Burger and Jonathan Peterson all won their respective doubles championships.
        

  • Track and Field: Back on Track

    By: Denton Day
    Sports Editor
    sports@bedfordbulletin.com

    It had been nearly a decade since a Bedford County school has hosted a track meet. This season Jefferson Forest, Liberty and Staunton River all received brand new surfaces on the tracks–ditching the asphalt tracks in favor of rubber surfaces.
      

     “A rubberized surface is easier on the legs, safer and faster,” Staunton River Head Coach Joe Curcio said.
        

  • Track and Field: April 11-14 Track Highlights

    Liberty- Minutemen basketball standout Roman Ridley continued his impressive performance on the track this week. Ridley won first place in the 100 meter dash at the All American Relays in Radford with a time of 11.25, which qualifies him for 3A state meet in June. Ridley also ran a 22.96 in the 200 meter dash to qualify him for states in that event as well.
      

  • High School Scoreboard: April 10-16

    Tuesday April 10

    Tennis

    Boys: Lord Botetourt 9, Staunton River 0

    Boys: Jefferson Forest 9, Liberty Christian 0

    Boys: Heritage 5, Liberty 4

    Girls: Heritage 5, Liberty 4

    Girls: Lord Botetourt 8, Staunton River 1

    Softball

    Jefferson Forest 1, Brookville 0 (8 Innings)
    WP: (JF) Emma Lemley: 8 IP, 1 H, 14 Ks (1-3, RBI)
    (JF) Jo Whalen: 2-3

    Liberty 7, E.C. Glass 0