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Hunter Education Classes in Lenox Sept. 30, Oct. 1

By Editor | September 19, 2023 |

Hunter Education Classes in Lenox Sept. 30, Oct. 1      Hunter Education Classes will be held in Lenox on Saturday, September 30 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Sunday, October 1 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Lenox Fire Station. Preregistration is required. To register go to For questions call Jeff Hill…

Bedford City Council tables action on request for large billboard

By Editor | September 19, 2023 |

     The Bedford City Council heard a request to construct a billboard in city limits at the regular meeting held on September 13. They also approved bids for various equipment and approved the sale of a lot.       Mayor Churchill opened the public hearing on proposed sale of real estate at 906 Court Avenue and…

School Board reviews plans for new gymnasium

By Editor | September 19, 2023 |

     The Bedford School Board reviewed preliminary architect drawings from DLR for a new gymnasium, approved a trip for FFA students to attend the national convention, and approved disposal of obsolete equipment at the September 14 board meeting.      Representatives of DLR reviewed preliminary plans for a new gymnasium at two different locations. One location is…

Brick Street Antiques is new business on Main Street

By Editor | September 19, 2023 |

By Nicki Lock      A new antique store opened in Bedford this summer. Brick Street Antiques opened at 311 Main Street during BedfordFest on June 24.      Brick Street Antiques is made up of three separate businesses and they are Bullfrogs and Butterflies owned by Heather Archer, Blue Sign Vintiques owned by Kate Nothstine, and A Bushel…

Homecoming 2023

By Editor | September 19, 2023 |

Kynlee Kimpson was crowned 2023 Bedford Homecoming Queen and Silas Walston was crowned Homecoming King on Thursday evening. Flower girl was Hayzlee Wilmarth and crown bearer was Cooper Cox.

Bedford Times-Press Sports

Bulldogs Run at Lake Icaria and Red Oak

By Editor | September 19, 2023 |

By Jason Bucher      Last week, the Bedford Bulldogs had a busy week competing at Red Oak on Monday and then at Lake Icaria for the Southwest Valley meet on Thursday. On Monday at Red Oak, Jayven Welch finished 28th with a time of 22:32.37, Koen DeHass placed 35th with a time of 23:27.46 and…

Bulldogs Ground Eagles

By Editor | September 19, 2023 |

By Jason Bucher      The Bedford Bulldogs did not let a little pregame rain dampen their homecoming spirits last Friday as they hosted the 2-1, (1-1) East Union Eagles for a District 8 showdown. The Bulldogs were able to dominate the football game in every facet holding the opponent to 163 yards, forcing two turnovers,…

Bedford Times-Press Obituaries

Ruth Stevenson Henry

By Editor | September 19, 2023 |

     Ruth Emojean Stevenson was born April 13, 1928 in Grant City, Missouri to Fred Glen and Oneta Fern Merkling Stevenson. Graveside Service and Burial was 10:30 a.m. Saturday, September 16, 2023 in Rose Hill Cemetery in Blockton, Iowa. Services are under direction of Prugh-Dunfee Funeral Home in Grant City, Missouri. Memorials to be made to…

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