Today's News

  • Town Hall fountain is back in business

        For decades, Bedford City Hall had a fountain. At one time, it was a frequent target of teenage pranks with Bedford’s teens dumping detergent in it. Many town residents can recall large quantities of suds rolling out of it and pouring down Main Street.

  • Charges certified

        A Lynchburg man, charged with running into a barrier at the Sheetz gas station while fleeing from police, had two charges certified Wednesday to the next Bedford County grand jury, following a preliminary hearing in General District Court.

  • High School Scoreboard: October 2-8

    Tuesday October 2


    Jefferson Forest 3, Liberty Christian 2
    (25-18, 22-25, 25-23, 23-25, 15-10)
    (JF) Sarah Shanton: 18 kills
    (JF) Gracyn Draney: 7 kills
    (JF) Stacy Gallahan: 7 kills
    (JF) Heather Forton: 4 kills, 42 assists

    Liberty 3, Heritage 0
    (25-18, 25-15, 25-17)
    (LHS) Katie Vaughan: 5 kills, 14 digs, 2 aces
    (LHS) Maria Young: 9 kills, 2 aces
    (LHS) Kendra Ayers: 21 assists

  • High School Schedule: October 10-16

    Wednesday October 10

    Cross Country

    Bedford County Championship @ Wolf Branch Farm
    5 p.m.

    Thursday October 11


    Staunton River vs. William Byrd,
    7 p.m.

    Jefferson Forest vs. Brookville,
    7 p.m.
    @ Lynchburg College

    Friday October 12


    Jefferson Forest @ E.C. Glass,

  • Great American XC Festival Results

    All Jefferson Forest

  • Volleyball: Liberty takes down Heritage, falls to LCA

    By: Denton Day
    Sports Editor

    The Liberty Lady Minutemen traveled to Heritage to take on the Lady Pioneers and get themselves back in the win column on Tuesday, October 2.

    Liberty took down the Pioneers 3-0 (25-18, 25-15, 25-17) to pick up their seventh win of the season. Katie Vaughan filled the stat sheet with five kills, 14 digs and two aces. Maria Young added nine kills and two aces and Kendra Ayers finished with 21 assists.

  • Volleyball: Lady Cavs make it five straight

    The Jefferson Forest Lady Cavalier volleyball team is on a roll, again. After having a five-game win streak ended late in September against Blacksburg the Lady Cavaliers have once again built up a five-game win streak. The team is 10-1 in their last 11 games and have surrendered just seven sets in that span.

  • Football: Franklin County drops Staunton River

    By: Denton Day
    Sports Editor

    Football is a game of chances and execution. The Golden Eagles had their chances against Franklin County but failed to execute on those chances.

    Staunton River had success moving the football and at one point had the ball inside Franklin County’s 5-yard line, trailing 14-0. The Golden Eagles put the ball on the turf, Franklin County recovered and would score on the following possession.

  • Football: Liberty drops third straight against LCA

    By: Denton Day
    Sports Editor

    The game was within Liberty’s grasp nearly the entire night. Instead, the Minutemen walked off their home field with a dreary feeling, knowing that was a game they could have won.

    Liberty played, arguably, its best first half of the year on defense. A week after Liberty Christian Academy put up 40 on Jefferson Forest the Minutemen held the Bulldogs scoreless and mercilessly caused havoc in the Bulldog backfield.

  • Football: Cavaliers can't be stopped

    By: Denton Day
    Sports Editor

    Teams that go on 44-0 runs do not lose. They just do not. Check every record book you can get your hands on, or don’t, because teams that go on 44-0 runs do not lose games.