Bedford Times-Press News
Bedford Fest is back again! On Saturday, June 26 come to Bedford for a day of fun for the whole family. This year’s vendor fair will be held on Main Street and features 40 vendors, selling items including homemade crafts, jewelry, signs, camping bucket lights, and direct sales items from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The Bedford Chamber will hold a ribbon cutting for TC Fabrication (formerly Tater’s Welding) on Wednesday, June 23 at 10:30 a.m. Everyone is encouraged to attend.
A luncheon will be held at the Bedford American Legion for all veterans, their spouses or significant others following the burial of Navy Fireman 1st Class William David Tucker on June 30. The Bedford Legion Auxiliary is in charge of the meal.
Bedford Water Works and the City of Bedford are starting a $6 million project thanks to a big boost in funding from USDA and CDBG. The project will include new water mains throughout Bedford, new water meters, and new controls and interior and exterior renovations for the water tower.
The NM Area Museum will be open on Sunday, July 4 from 8:30-4:30 (closed during parade). The museum is located on the corner of 7th & Lafayette Streets in New Market
The Bedford Community High School Class of 1971 will hold its 50th class reunion on Saturday, July 24 at the American Legion Hall in Bedford.
William David Tucker, who lost his life onboard the USS Oklahoma at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, will be laid to rest with full military rites in Bedford on June 30. Tucker joined the Navy in June of 1940 and was assigned to the USS Oklahoma when Japan torpedoed Pearl Harbor. In the first…
The Bedford School Board approved a bid for door security system and a 2022 Suburban at their June meeting on June 10.
The City of Bedford is planning a major street project on State Street later this summer. The city approved a bid of $569,644 to Absolute Concrete Construction, Inc. of Slater, Iowa. The project will run from Main Street south to the city limits. Curb and gutter, along with new storm water and sanitary sewer lines, will…
Bedford’s annual Fourth of July parade is less than a month away and the Bedford Lions Club has been busy with preparations for this year’s event. The parade will be held on Saturday, July 3, instead of the traditional July 4. The theme is “We Are One Together.”
Bedford Times-Press Sports
By Jason Bucher On Friday night, the Bedford Bulldogs battled back from a 6-1 deficit to the East Union Eagles to win with a walk off infield single by Silas Walston that scored Dylan Swaney from second base. East Union was able to jump out to two early runs with the help of two doubles.
By Jason Bucher On Thursday, the Lady Dawgs squared off with Stanton and used a late rally in the sixth to pull out a 7-5 victory. Mallory Moyer took to the circle and only needed ten pitches in the top of the first to retire the opponent in order. Vivian Tracy led off the bottom…
By Jason Bucher he Bedford Bulldogs track team finished off the regular season last week with the Pride of Iowa Conference meet on Monday at Leon. The Dawgs finished in 6th place with 59 points. Final team standings were Central Decatur 150 points, Mt. Ayr 147 points, Lenox 88 points, East Union 75 points, Martensdale…
Bedford Times-Press Obituaries
Doris King Gregory Deits, formally of Blockton, Iowa, pass away May 24, 2021 at the age of 92. She was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona and attended high school in Phoenix.