The Bedford Lady Bulldogs proudly display their 2014 State Qualifier banner after defeating Stanton in overtime last Monday night, Feb. 24. The team then competed on Monday at 11:45 a.m. in the state basketball tournament against Newell-Fonda at Wells Fargo in Des Moines. They ended their season with a 73-37 loss in the first round.
Dr. James C. Cummings of Bedford recently attended the Iowa Veterinary Medical Association meeting in Ames. He was awarded a plaque for 40 years of continuous membership in the association and was granted the status of Life Member. Dr. Cummings is a 1972 graduate of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University. He practiced his first 18 months in Nebraska, thus the reason for just now getting his 40 year Iowa membership award. He has practiced in Bedford for the past 39 years, and still has the office open at 605 State Street, Bedford.
Dr. Cummings recognized for 40 years of veterinary practice
City of Bedford completes 2014-15 budget
The budget process is done for the 2014-2015 year for the City of Bedford. The budget was published in the February 26 issue of the Bedford Times-Press and the hearing will be held on March 12 at 5:30 p.m. in the city hall council chambers.
Three new councilmembers and a new mayor, along with two returning councilmembers, worked with City Clerk Tammy Thompson on the budget.
Bedford BPA students compete at State Competition; 10 advance to nationals
The High School Business Professionals of America (BPA) Chapter competed at the State Competition in Des Moines February 23rd-25th accompanied by their advisor Renee Davison. The following members were
selected to advance and compete at the National Leadership Conference
in Indianapolis April 30th-May 4th: Kara Streebin, Zachary Johnson, Elissa O’Dell, Seth Willets, Madelynn Burn, Jakob Beggs, Joel King, Raven Morris, Mashel Larson, Michaela Mogler.
Bedford Speech Team continues to excel in ratings; Noah McBride was Outstanding Performer
The Bedford Speech Team earned six I ratings and two II ratings at the Pride of Iowa Speech Contest held on Tuesday, February 25. Twenty-one Bedford speech students (will travel) traveled to Shenandoah
Sat. March 1 for District Individual Events Speech Contest.