Bedford Times-Press Area News

Wayne and Jodie Petersen open J & W Bar and Grill in New Market

     New owners have opened J & W Bar and Grill on Main Street in New Market.      Wayne and Jodie Petersen purchased the building that had housed a bar for many years. They took possession February 25 and, due to COVID-19 shutting down bar and restaurants among other businesses, they were not able to open their…

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New superintendent prepares for school year

     Jason Shaffer has hit the ground running in his new role as a superintendent of schools while also dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic and state guidelines for the fall start of school.      Shaffer, shared superintendent for the Bedford and Mt. Ayr School Districts, is in his first year as superintendent. Before accepting this position, he…

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Faith Baptist Church open Fridays

     Faith Baptist Church will be open every Friday from 11:30 to 1:00 pm. and 4:30 to 6:00 pm. through Oct 31, and all day 10:00 am to 7:00 pm. November 3 (election day) for prayer for our country.      This is totally non-partisan and anyone is welcome to stop by and pray during those times.

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