Bedford Times-Press News
Three longtime school employees will be retiring at the end of the school year at Bedford. Susie Mullen, Ronda Churchill, and Donnie Weed submitted early retirement requests and resignations at the monthly Bedford School Board meeting on January 10.
By Nicki Lock Street concerns were the biggest item on the Bedford City Council’s agenda during their January 9, 2019 meeting. The council also heard the maintenance update and welcomed the new public works director, heard an update on the old lumberyard and set a budget workshop.
Little Free Libraries are a global phenomenon. The small, front‐yard book exchanges number 36,000 around the world in 70 countries. Now, a new Little Free Library in New Market will join the movement to share books, bring people together and create communities of readers.
Bedford Times-Press Sports
By Jason Bucher On Monday, January 7th the Bedford Bulldogs hosted the Clarinda Academy Eagles of the Corner Conference. The Eagles scored the first bucket of the game before Brennan Sefrit answered with a 3-pointer from the corner.
By Jason Bucher On Tuesday, January 8th the Bedford/ Lenox wrestling squad traveled to Red Oak to wrestle the host team, Southwest Iowa, and Griswold. Bedford was outscored 46-33 by Red Oak.
By Jason Bucher On Tuesday, January 8th the Lady Dawgs looked to end their five-game losing streak against Taylor County rival Lenox Tigers. The visitors came in winning four of their last five games, but the Lady Dawgs were intimidated.
By Jason Bucher On Tuesday, January 8th the Bulldogs welcomed our Taylor County neighbors, Lenox, to the court. The Dawgs used an 8-0 run with a bucket by Abe Weed and 3-pointers from Henry and Perkins to start the game.
Bedford Times-Press Obituaries
Graveside Funeral Services for Mildred Evans, age 102, of Gravity were held Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at 11 AM at Washington Cemetery in Gravity, Iowa. Visitation was held Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at Cummings Family Funeral Home from 9:30 AM until 10:30 AM. Memorials may be directed to the family for a memorial/s to be established. Cummings…