Community celebrates opening of Bedford Veterinary Clinic with ribbon cutting


Bedford Area Chamber held a ribbon cutting for Sarah French, owner of the Bedford Veterinary Clinic

Several injured in bus-pickup accident


A pickup collided with a Bedford school bus Wednesday morning near the intersection of Highway 2 and the Lake Road. The bus flipped on its side and ended in the ditch on the south side of Highway 2. Employees from Hawhee Truck Repair witnessed the accident and rushed out to help get the children off…

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Bedford city council discusses selling land at the industrial site for Tinker Tots building

By Nicki Lock      The Bedford City Council held a public hearing for the CDBG housing rehab grant application, hired a pool manager, heard an offer on land at the industrial site, discussed repairs and automation for the Bedford Public Library and approved a zoning change on Orchard street at their lengthy April 11 meeting.

Pheasants Forever Banquet held in Lenox April 14

Taylor County Pheasants Forever held their 19th annual banquet at the Lenox Community Center on Saturday night and had a great turnout. Those attending enjoyed a prime rib dinner catered by Kady’s Concessions, games and an auction. Lenox FFA students helped throughout the evening. Funds raised go to support youth activities and habitat improvement. 

Mary Helen Wainwright reflects back on 100 years

     Celebrating a century of living, Mary Helen Wainwright reflects on a lifetime spent in the classroom helping to shape young children’s minds. On April 10, Mary Helen celebrated her 100th birthday. She has lived 36,525 days, 876,600 hours, 52,559,000 minutes, and counting with most of those 36,525 days spent in the classroom, as a student…

Cummings Family Funeral Home plans open house April 2

     Cummings Family Funeral Home is planning an open house for Saturday, April 21 from 5 to 7 p.m. Jeff and Tara Cummings invite everyone to stop by for dinner and register for door prizes.

Bedford Times-Press Sports

Lady Bulldogs find success at the East Union Invite

Bulldogs race to gold in seven events      The Lady Bulldogs traveled to Afton for the East Union Invite on Tuesday, April 10th. They returned home with several solid efforts and a 2nd place team finish. The Bulldogs continued to challenge for improvement.

Boys’ golf team wins division at Shenandoah

     The Bedford Boys’ Golf Team won their division at the Shenandoah Invitational for the second straight year on April 10. Bedford shot a 373, edging Southwest Iowa by three strokes. Other teams competing in Bedford’s division were Southwest Valley, East Mills and East Atchison.

Bulldogs compete at Clarke on April 12

     The Bulldogs track team competed at Clarke on April 12. Results: 100 meter dash: Trevor Edwards, fifth, 12.20; Clay Ebrecht, 10th, 12.52. 200 meter dash: Cooper Nally, fourth, 25.23; Talon Riedel, fifth, 25.39. See more in the April 18 issue of the Bedford Times-Press.

Lady Bulldogs race to another strong meet at Shenandoah

Lucas races to triple gold; Lady Bulldogs race to 3rd in both      Varsity and JV The Lady Bulldogs traveled to Shenandoah on Thursday, April 12th to compete in the Fillie Relays. With warmer conditions finally spring like, the Bulldogs were eager to showcase their talents.

Bedford Times-Press Obituaries

William McCandless

     William L. McCandless, 98, of Lexington, Nebraska, passed away Saturday, April 7, 2018, at Brookdale Senior Living in Lexington with his family by his side. Funeral services were held Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at Reynolds-Love Funeral Chapel with Pastor John Shields officiating. Burial was in the Robb Cemetery south of Lexington. Visitation was…

Dick Beemer

     Graveside Memorial Services for Richard “Dick” Dee Beemer, who passed away April 4, 2018 in Corning, Iowa, were held Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 2 .m. at the Washington Cemetery in Gravity, Iowa. Memorials of the donor’s choice may be given in his name. Cummings Family Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements for…

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