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Today's News

  • Hardwood hard-ache

      High drama was the order of the evening, and Liberty and Staunton River delivered on that order in ways that would make Meryl Streep blush.

  • Minettes put it together

      There are some questions about the Liberty girls basketball program, the answers to which are uncertain:

  • Pooled resources

      The beat goes on.

  • JF lassos River lasses

      Count them out of the running for a County championship.

  • Sports commentary: Strong for Long

      "Some coach came up to me and asked how he could become Long Strong.

  • Missing: Baby Jesus and others from the Nativity

    The Bedford County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the larceny of figures from a nativity scene from the Shiloh United Methodist Church located at 18121 Forest Road Forest. The church is located at the corner of Graves Mill Road and Forest Road.
    A church member advised that the items were stolen sometimes between 9 p.m. Sunday night and 6 a.m. Monday.
    The stolen figures: (3) wise men, (2) sheep, (1) shepherd, (1) cow, (1) camel, (1) donkey, baby Jesus, Mary and Joseph.
    The figures are three to four feet tall, freshly painted and are 40 to 50 years old.

  • Keeping in touch – Our monthly video address

    By Congressman Robert Hurt

    Keeping in touch with the people of Virginia’s 5th District is very important to us and one of the ways in which we stay in touch is by filming a video address at the end of each month. Please visit our website at hurt.house.gov to view our November Monthly Video Address and you may read the address below: 

     

  • Leading the House Judiciary Committee

    Earlier this week I was selected by my colleagues in the House of Representatives to serve as the 52nd Chairman of the House Committee on the Judiciary. It will be an honor to serve as Chairman of this Committee that will play a critical role in advancing pro-growth policies to create jobs and restore economic prosperity for families and businesses in the Sixth District of Virginia and across the nation.

     

  • Help available for homeless Veterans

    By Bob Kibler
        
        Being homeless, or at risk for homelessness, is one of the most difficult things a person can face.
        Lacking the security of knowing where you’ll sleep at night, having no place to keep your belongings, and not having the ability to care for yourself and possibly your family can lead to stress, anger, a sense of shame, depression and physical discomfort. It can be hard to find employment, live a satisfying life, or do the things you want to do when you are homeless.

  • Reverse 911 upgraded to include cell phones

    By Sheriff Mike Brown

        Bedford County initiated the “Reverse 911 System” back in 2006 with, what was at the time, the most sophisticated system available, to send out emergency messages via telephone, advising citizens of potential dangers.