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The Bedford Times-Press
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Holiday Home Tour set for Dec. 6
     The Holiday Home Tour will be held on Saturday, December 6. This year’s tour includes three homes and the Taylor County Museum. Advance tickets will be available beginning November 17 at the Bedford Flower Shop. Tickets will also be on sale the day of the tour from 1:30 to 4:00 p.m. 
     Russell and Cindy Tavare moved to Iowa in 2004 and they had their Cape Cod house, located at 2954 Indiana Ave., built in August 2005 by Woodruff Arnold, Maryville, Mo.

Coach Bob McCoy steps down after 40 years
     Bedford’s Hall of Fame football coach, Bob McCoy has decided to step down after 40 years on the the Bulldog sideline. McCoy has spent his entire 40 year coaching career at Bedford, the last 37 as head coach or co-head coach, compiling a 227-143 career mark that ranks 31st all time among Iowa high school football coaches.

City Council holds short November meeting
By Nicki Lock
      The Bedford City Council held a public hearing on the application for CDBG grant funds for water main improvements, passed a one time animal permit for new residents, and held discussion about a “right of first refusal” resolution at the November 12 meeting.

School board accept resignations; approves change orders for safe room
     The Bedford School Board reviewed change orders for the safe room project, were updated on a power outage, accepted two resignations, awarded coaching contract and updated board policies at the regular meeting held on November 13.

Shafar will be inducted in Football Players Hall of Fame Friday
   Six individuals will be inducted into the IHSAA Football Players Hall of Fame at halftime of the Class 4A Championship on Friday, November 21. Sean Shafar of Bedford is one of those individuals.

Annual Holiday giveaway in this week’s Times-Press
     Bedford businesses are once again giving away turkeys from Bedford Hy-Vee and smoked hams from Zeb’s Smokehouse. Look inside the November 19th issue for registration forms from participating businesses.
     Hy-Vee served 67 meals to veterans on Veteran’s Day, Tuesday, November 11 during their Veteran’s Day Breakfast held at the United Christian-Presbyterian Church.