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Today's News

  • School system not likely to get all it asked for from county

        Dr. Reid Wodicka, Bedford County’s deputy county administrator, unveiled the budget that county staff is recommending at a board of supervisors work session held Monday night. This is the first of a series of work sessions that the supervisors will hold before adopting a budget.
        Dr. Wodicka presented a balanced budget that leaves all tax rates the same as they are now.

  • Dr. Schuch receives Region 5 award

        Bedford County School Superintendent Dr. Douglas Schuch has been named Region 5 2017-2018 superintendent of the year.

        The announcement was made Tuesday.
        “It’s an amazing honor,” stated Dr. Schuch Tuesday, minutes after finding out about the honor. “I really think it’s a reflection of our team in the school system.”

  • D-Day Memorial gets new hedgehog

        The National D-Day Memorial got a new hedgehog last week.

        This hedgehog is a full scale reproduction of a German anti-tank trap from World War II. It was designed to stop up to a medium tank.

  • Local firefighters help with film

        For Brad Creasy and the Bedford Fire Department, the timing couldn’t have been better.

        Creasy, the fire department’s chief, contacted Liberty University just three weeks ago with hopes that their cinematography students might be looking for a film project. 
        “The fire department wanted to have a short film produced to highlight its rich history and tradition of excellence; something that could be used as a recruitment tool as well,” Creasy explained.

  • Defensive Clinic

    By: Denton Day
    Sports Editor
    sports@bedfordbulletin.com

    Expectations are high for both the Jefferson Forest Cavaliers and the Staunton River Golden Eagles baseball teams. On the first Saturday of the spring season the Golden Eagles traveled out to Forest Middle School in what was sure to be a showdown.
        

    While the scoring numbers were not eye popping the defensive performance from each team was.
        

  • Light and Faw lead Golden Eagles to victory

    By: Denton Day
    Sports Editor
    sports@bedfordbulletin.com

    It was a tale of two halves for both teams on opening night of the girls soccer season. Originally scheduled for Wednesday the matchup between the Lady Golden Eagles of Staunton River and the Lady Minutemen of Liberty was played one day later, Thursday March 15.
      

  • Thompson strikes out 14 in opener

    Liberty softball was originally scheduled to begin the season on Wednesday March 14, but due to inclement weather the season instead began with a home matchup against Monticello on Thursday March 15.
        

    In front of a home crowd the Lady Minutemen put forth a dominating effort ending the game in five innings by a score of 10-0.
        

  • Lady Cavaliers run away from Lady Minutemen

    Offense came early and often for the Jefferson Forest girls soccer team in a Bedford County matchup against Seminole District rival Liberty.
      

    The Lady Cavaliers first struck two minutes into the contest and again two minutes later. Noele Galindo scored the second goal for Jefferson Forest.
        

  • Cavaliers tennis flawless in first week

    Through snow and freezing temperatures the Jefferson Forest boys Tennis team has showed up to play each day, and more importantly they’ve won each day.
      

     With a 9-0 victory over Seminole District rival Amherst County the Cavaliers move to 4-0 on the season. The victory marks their third 9-0 win of the season. In fact in the matchup against the Lancers the Cavaliers surrendered just one point in all nine of the matches played.
        

  • Race fans should follow signs to reduce traffic congestion at Martinsville Speedway

    SALEM – The Virginia Department of Transportation encourages race fans driving to and from Martinsville Speedway for the race on Sunday, March 25, to follow recommended traffic patterns as posted on signs and message boards.