Bedford Times-Press Area News

Taylor County Board of Health Position Statement on Immunizations

     The Taylor County Board of Health (TCBOH) supports timely and complete immunization of all infants, children, adolescents, and adults throughout life to provide a lifetime of protection from vaccine preventable diseases.       For the past several years, childhood immunization rates in Iowa have been rising, but there is still much room for improvement.

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NM Museum Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting

     Grand opening and Ribbon Cutting (at 2 pm) for the New Market Area Museum is scheduled for Sunday, June 2 from 2-5 pm. Come tour the museum and join us for hot dogs, chips and root beer floats.

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Early deadline for holiday

     The Bedford Times Press will have early deadline for the Memorial Day holiday. All news and advertising for the May 29 edition must be turned in by noon on Friday, May 24. The Times-Press will be printed at its usual time on Tuesday morning and subscribers will receive their newspaper on Wednesday as usual.

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Graduation 2019 is in the books!

     Commencement exercises for the Bedford Class of 2019 was held on Sunday, May 19. Pictured below, Emma Lucas and Josie Spencer earned the honor of valedictorian with both having a perfect 4.0 GPA; Hannah O’Dell was salutatorian with a GPA of 3.86. Pictured below seniors throw their hats at the end of the ceremony. Picture below…

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New Market Fire responds to house fire

     The house belonging to Kelly and Irene Tobin, located northeast of New Market on Forest Ave., was a total loss after a fire destroyed it on Thursday afternoon. New Market Fire Chief, Jason Strough, said the call came in at 12:52 p.m. When they arrived on the scene, the house was fully engulfed in flames.…

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