Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Hy-Vee welcomes new director
By Nicki Lock
The new year brought a new Hy-Vee director to town. Chad Launderville started as the new Hy-Vee director on January 2, 2017. Chad comes to Bedford from Faribault, Minnesota. He is a 20-year employee of the company and Bedford is his sixth store in which he has worked.
City council hears proposal from Greens to bury Main Street buildings on site
The Bedford City Council met for their first meeting of the New Year on January 11. Ty and Christy Green were present to give a report on their buildings on Main Street, the council set a community meeting concerning the Greens’ buildings, set date for budget workshop, discussed adding park board members and upcoming plans at the park, and heard a request for reimbursement for crop loss at the industrial park.
Early retirement requests approved for three long-time staff members
Bedford School Board approved early retirement requests from three long-time staff members, gave an update on the track, safe room, and HVAC projects, and set the date for superintendent and school board secretary evaluations at their January 12 meeting.
Quentin Sefrit and Calyn Matheny were crowned Winter Homecoming King and Queen on Friday night between the girls and boys basketball games. Flower girl and crown bearer were Adalyn Powell and Ayden Green. Homecoming court includes king candidates Clell Beason and Sam McMillin at left, and queen candidates Elissa O’Dell and Morgan Beemer.