Bedford Times-Press Area News

Bedford Fest set for June 26

     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.

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

     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.

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Luncheon planned for veterans after Tucker service

      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.

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Military rites for William Tucker set for June 30

     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…

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State Street project planned for later this summer

     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…

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