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Bedford Fest set for June 26

By Editor | June 22, 2021 | 0 Comments

     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.

Ribbon cutting Wednesday for TC Fabrication

By Editor | June 22, 2021 | 0 Comments

     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.

Luncheon planned for veterans after Tucker service

By Editor | June 22, 2021 | 0 Comments

      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 WW, city begin $6 million water main, tower project

By Editor | June 22, 2021 | 0 Comments

     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.

New Market Area Museum Open July 4

By Editor | June 22, 2021 | 0 Comments

     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

Class of 1971 reunion Set for July 24

By Editor | June 22, 2021 | 0 Comments

     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.

Military rites for William Tucker set for June 30

By Editor | June 22, 2021 | 0 Comments

     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…

Door security system, Suburban top purchases by Bedford School Board meeting

By Editor | June 15, 2021 | 0 Comments

     The Bedford School Board approved a bid for door security system and a 2022 Suburban at their June meeting on June 10.

State Street project planned for later this summer

By Editor | June 8, 2021 | 0 Comments

     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…

‘We Are One Together’ is Bedford’s Fourth of July parade theme

By Editor | June 8, 2021 | 0 Comments

     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

Dawgs Walk Off Winner

By Editor | June 22, 2021 | 0 Comments

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.

Lady Dawgs Sink Viqueens

By Editor | June 22, 2021 | 0 Comments

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…

Dawgs’ Season Winding Down

By Editor | May 11, 2021 | 0 Comments

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

By Editor | June 8, 2021 | 0 Comments

     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.

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