• Local business owner making first professional appearance
    Sports Editor Sports@Bedfordbulletin.com     Making his first professional debut in the art of Muay Thai fighting, Matt Coleman started training early to make weight and get his body prepared for the fight. Coleman will fight Brad Mountain, out of Maryland, Oct. 10 at the Elite Warrior Challenge in Salem.
  • Local teacher being inducted into JMU Hall of Fame
    Sports Editor Sports@bedfordbulletin.com     Jennifer Cuesta Putney, a local teacher at Bedford Middle School, is being inducted into the James Madison University (JMU) Hall of Fame.     Putney played on the JMU women’s soccer team for four years. She helped lead the team to a Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Championship and two National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) appearances.
  • New London Academy Color-A-Thon
    Sports Editor Sports@Bedfordbulletin.com         A cold wet rainy Saturday for some means curling up with a blanket and a book or television show, however, for the New London Academy Elementary School it meant time for fun fundraiser Last Saturday.     Rain didn’t stop the Color-A-Thon from happening. The New London Academy Elementary School held its first Color-A-Thon on Saturday, Sept. 26. “It has been our biggest fundraiser yet,” said PTA member Abby Wilson.
  • Matt Kenseth dominates at Richmond as Chase field is set
    By Reid Spencer NASCAR Wire Service Contributing Writer  
  • Bedford County woman arrested for abduction, malicious wounding after posting ad on Craigslist for sex
    Last Wednesday, July 22, deputies with the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 5000 block of Old Country Road in Bedford in reference to an assault call. According to a news release from the Sheriff's Office, deputies spoke to a male victim who was suffering from numerous cuts and lacerations. The victim told the deputies that he had responded to a Craigslist.com ad offering sexual services by a subject identifying herself as “Trinity,” and he had arranged with her to meet at her residence in the 5000 block of Old Country Road.
  • Following in their footsteps
      The Jefferson Forest baseball crew took time from its State playoff run to help the younger aspirants become familiar with the ways of the red and black diamondeers. Over 60 young (5-12 years old)ballplayers  headed to Jim Thacker Field for the Cavs’ second annual camp.  “We want to teach fundamentals,” said JF Head Coach Ryan Gilleland.  “If [the campers] can master them, they’re ahead of the game when they get to us.”
  • Memorial garden unveiled by Liberty softball
        There’s not typically a lot of love in evidence whenever the Brookville and Liberty softball teams square off on the diamond.     But Friday night’s game had a different tone to it.  At least at the start.     Prior to the contest’s start, the team announced the Heather Dooley Memorial Garden.  Sited behind the home team’s dugout, the garden brings a splash of color to the Liberty softball complex.
  • Purple Power
        Anybody with a lick of fashion sense will tell you that orange and purple do not go together.     Well, it does if the reason for the mix is a good one.     The orange-clad William Byrd baseball and softball crews headed to Staunton River to take on their purple-clad counterparts last Tuesday.     Purple?  Any Eagle fan worth his salt knows the school wears black and gold.
  • Cujo's quest continues
        He’s gotten around.  Now, Scott “Cujo” Sigmon will be lacing up his gloves for a bout that’s within a reasonable driving range for fans from Bedford County.     Sigmon, fresh off his Las Vegas adventure, will fight on June 20 at the Greensboro Coliseum, either at the facility’s Pavilion or at its Special Events Center.     He had hoped to be fighting in Las Vegas once again.  It appeared he had a fight lined up with Ronald Gavril.
  • What happens in Vegas....
      There’s an old saying in sports: “The harder you work, the luckier you get.” For Scott “Cujo” Sigmon, the saying could not have been more appropriate.  That’s because, due to his hard work both in and out of the ring, he’ll be boxing this Saturday night in a primo event. The skinny is that Cujo will go toe-to-toe with J’Leon Love at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas.  Sigmon, who’s 24-6-1 (with 13 knockouts) will face an opponent who stands 18-1 (10 KOs).