https://www.bedfordbulletin.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en A GREAT NIGHT TO REMEMBER https://www.bedfordbulletin.com/content/great-night-remember <img src="https://www.bedfordbulletin.com/sites/www.bedfordbulletin.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/dsc_3978lowres.jpg" alt="Bedford Metro celebrates the news that they will be representing the Commonwealth at the DYB AAA Division 1 World Series in Louisiana." title="Bedford Metro celebrates the news that they will be representing the Commonwealth at the DYB AAA Division 1 World Series in Louisiana." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;</p> <p class="MsoNormal"> <span style="font-size:12.0pt;line-height:107%;font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif;mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">Life has some interesting twists and turns . . . and nowhere was that more evident than Thursday night at the DYB State Tournament in Forest.</span></p> Bedford Metro Shelled by Rustburg 16-3, But Still Alive in Tournament https://www.bedfordbulletin.com/content/bedford-metro-shelled-rustburg-16-3-still-alive-tournament <img src="https://www.bedfordbulletin.com/sites/www.bedfordbulletin.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/dsc_3692lowres.jpg" alt="Jackson Holloway knocked an RBI single in the bottom of the fourth to help close the gap for Bedford Metro, but Rustburg added three more runs in the next inning to end the game with a 16-3 victory." title="Jackson Holloway knocked an RBI single in the bottom of the fourth to help close the gap for Bedford Metro, but Rustburg added three more runs in the next inning to end the game with a 16-3 victory." align="left" hspace="6" width="109" height="85" /><p> Bedford Metro, which was undefeated thus far in the DYA 9-to-10 year-old tournament, came with they could finish the evening with a state championship, but were down 8-0 to Rustburg by the second inning.</p> <p> Rustburg continued to batter the Metro All-Stars leading 12-0 in the bottom of the fourth until Bedford began a comeback scoring three in the fifth inning.</p> <p> It was too little, too late, however, as Rustburg answered with four more runs in the top of the fifth inning to seal the win.</p> Horse, hound and camels? https://www.bedfordbulletin.com/content/horse-hound-and-camels <img src="https://www.bedfordbulletin.com/sites/www.bedfordbulletin.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/hhound_0316.jpg" alt="She likes her camel. Michelle Rose, manager of Spring Valley Farm, kisses a young Bactrian camel. " title="She likes her camel. Michelle Rose, manager of Spring Valley Farm, kisses a young Bactrian camel. " align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The annual Horse and Hound Wine Festival filled a pasture at Johnson&rsquo;s Orchard with adults, children and dogs on a hot, humid Saturday afternoon.</p> Council honors Rev. Henderson https://www.bedfordbulletin.com/content/council-honors-rev-henderson <img src="https://www.bedfordbulletin.com/sites/www.bedfordbulletin.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/henderson_0247.jpg" alt="Mayor Steve Rush, left, presents a Town Council proclamation to Rev. Henry Henderson and his wife, Helen." title="Mayor Steve Rush, left, presents a Town Council proclamation to Rev. Henry Henderson and his wife, Helen." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Bedford Town Council honored the Rev. Henry Henderson last week. The Rev. Henderson has been pastor of Washington Street Baptist Church for 50 years.<br /> <p> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The proclamation that Mayor Steve Rush read mentioned Rev. Henderson&rsquo;s accomplishments over the years. He had a radio ministry on WBLT and was a leader in the work to establish the Shepherd&rsquo;s Table. He counseled youth and adults as part of the Prison Ministry Team.<br /> Raintree holds Community Day event https://www.bedfordbulletin.com/content/raintree-holds-community-day-event-0 <img src="https://www.bedfordbulletin.com/sites/www.bedfordbulletin.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/community_0257.jpg" alt="Jonathan Hayden, otherwise known as DJ Showtime, and Gail Davis, the property manager at Raintree Apartments. Hayden donated his services as a D. J. for the Community Day event." title="Jonathan Hayden, otherwise known as DJ Showtime, and Gail Davis, the property manager at Raintree Apartments. Hayden donated his services as a D. J. for the Community Day event." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Raintree Apartments held its annual Community Day on Friday.</p> Battle of the Bands https://www.bedfordbulletin.com/content/battle-bands <img src="https://www.bedfordbulletin.com/sites/www.bedfordbulletin.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/bands_-_washed_up.jpg" alt="Washed Up was the winner of the first round of Battle of the Bands." title="Washed Up was the winner of the first round of Battle of the Bands." align="left" hspace="6" width="151" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; A new event kicked off this month to help showcase local musicians.<br /> <p> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;The Central Virginia Business Coalition (CVBC) has introduced Battle of the Bands to Bedford, a three-round event taking place at Liberty Lake Park.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;The winner of each round will attend Centerfest to play on the main stage in the Final Battle. &nbsp;<br /> AARP Community Challenge Grant Awarded to Town of Bedford https://www.bedfordbulletin.com/content/aarp-community-challenge-grant-awarded-town-bedford <p> &nbsp;</p> Lawsuit filed against county, Jones https://www.bedfordbulletin.com/content/lawsuit-filed-against-county-jones <p> A $10 million lawsuit has been filed against Bedford County and its fire and rescue chief by the female victim of a case involving Larry Hawkins, a former paid paramedic with Bedford County Fire and Rescue who is now serving three years in prison for relationships he had with two 17-year-old girls.<br />