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Taylor County Fair to be held July 13-17

     The Taylor County Fair is a week away and the fair board and the 4-H clubs have been hard at work getting ready. A new handicap accessible sidewalk has been poured to the show arena, food stand and grandstands and more concrete has been poured around the wash rack. New chain link fencing has gone…

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  Fair Queen contest July 10

     The community is invited to the Taylor County Fair Queen Contest and tea Sunday, July 10 at 1:30 p.m. This year the event will be held at the Methodist Church, 505 Pearl Street in Bedford, Iowa.

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Work begins on water tower

     Work has started on the City of Bedford’s water tower. A large crane was used on Friday to remove the antennas from the tower. They will be sandblasting the water tower, inside and out and repainting. When they start the sandblasting, the tower will be covered in a tent to protect the area from the…

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The search is on for an assessor

     Taylor County may be without an assessor for more than a year.      Sharon Dalton, Taylor County Assessor for more than 20 years, resigned in May to accept a position as Montgomery County Assessor. Tracy Head, deputy assessor, left in February to accept a position with the Iowa Department of Revenue. According to state code, the…

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Auditor announces change in filing for general election

     Taylor County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections, Bethany Murphy, announces that pursuant to a Federal Court Order, the filing period for candidates for Nonparty political organization (NPPO) and NonAffiliated party persons for the upcoming General Election, held on November 8, 2022, has changed. Anyone interested in running as an NPPO or NonAffiliated candidate in the…

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Taylor County Delinquent Tax list published

     The Taylor County Delinquent Tax List is published in this week’s Bedford Times-Press and can be found on Page 6. The tax sale will be held Monday, June 20 with all bidding done online. Tax sale bidders must complete all steps in the registration process by the end of the day on June 16 in…

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Lady Dawgs Season Winding Down

By Jason Bucher      Last week the Lady Dawgs competed in two track meets with a partial team as some athletes were in Texas at a Business Professionals of America Conference. On Tuesday night the Lady Dawgs competed in the Pride of Iowa meet at Lenox. The Lady Dawgs finished in 10th place with 16.50 points.…

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Ribbon cutting held for Tampico Family Mexican Restaurant

     A ribbon cutting was held for Tampico Family Mexican Restaurant on Wednesday, April 20. The business is located on Bedford’s Main Street. A mariachi band played on the street before and after the ribbon cutting and then entertained diners inside that evening.

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