Bedford Times-Press Area News

Invenergy announces plans to build 41 wind turbines in county

     Invenergy LLC has announced plans to build 41 wind turbines int eh southwest part of Taylor County, in the townships of Polk, Mason, Ross, Dallas and Washington and possibly Benton.       According to Ben Lambrecht from Invenergy, this project, called Contrail Wind Project, LLC, a timeline for this project has been developed…

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Bedford and Mt. Ayr announce shared superintendent finalists

     On January 22, the Boards of Education from Bedford and Mount Ayr met jointly to interview six semi-finalist candidates for the shared district superintendent position. Previously, both boards met with representatives from Grundmeyer Leader Services to review application materials for all 16 applicants and screen to the six semi-finalists. Each semi-finalist candidate spent…

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Open house planned for Compass House

     United Charitable Association is proud to announce the opening of COMPASS HOUSE. Compass House is a residence for women who are in a time of transition and need a safe environment while they gather the resources they need to be on their own. Compass House is located in Lenox, Iowa and is supported by the…

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Tis’ the season to Believe in Bedford

     The holidays are upon us and “Tis the Season to Believe” in Bedford once again. There are many activities and events going on this holiday season in town. Tinsel Tree Lane at the Taylor County Historical Museum opened on Thanksgiving Day and will be open daily, except Mondays, from 1-4 p.m.      Pick up a copy…

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Sign up for Caring Tree starts this week

     Taylor County parents may start signing up their children ages 12 and under for the Caring Tree on Monday, November 18th at the Taylor County Neighborhood Center in Bedford. You will need to know correct sizes for your child’s shirts, pants, shoes and a special toy or interest they might have. Children must live in…

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Fall play set for Nov. 15 and 16

By Nicki Lock      Bedford community high school students have been working very hard on this year’s fall play. Between all of the other practices and organizations, these almost 20 students have dedicated their time to present, “The Miracle Worker,” the story of deaf and blind Helen Keller and her teacher, Anne Sullivan.

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Several races decided at first city/school election

     The first combined city/school election is over. Several seats around the county were filled with write-in votes. The Taylor County Board of Supervisors will canvass the votes on Tuesday, Nov. 12. Write-in candidates have been contacted to see if they will serve and most have agreed. To see the unofficial election results, pick up a…

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