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Caring Tree

     The last of the tags went on the Caring Tree on Friday, December 2nd. Gifts can start coming in anytime to the Taylor County Neighborhood Center (across from Casey’s). The gifts all need to be in the week of December 12th for grouping and distribution. Please use gift bags if possible, tags must be attached…

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Hen Haven Honored with Iowa Venture Award

     Des Moines, IA – The Iowa Area Development Group (IADG) and its Rural Electric Cooperative partners honored seven distinguished Iowa companies with the Iowa Venture Award at a luncheon held in conjunction with the Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives’ annual meeting. Debi Durham, director of the Iowa Economic Development Authority and Iowa Finance Authority, joined…

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Benefit for Chris and Karen (French) Cline Dec. 16

     A benefit will be held on Friday, December 16 at the Prescott, Eagle’s Nest (813 1st St., Prescott) for Chris and Karen (French) Cline. On November 6 Chris fell from a ladder and his injuries will involve multiple surgeries and months off work along with travel and medical expenses. A free will donation meal will…

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Activities around Bedford on Dec. 3

     Anniversaries, dancing Santas, Santa visits, and downtown shopping events highlighted Saturday activities in Bedford. Sandy Schubert reads Pete the Cat to children who stopped in for a story. Children had a craft time coloring pictures at Porter’s Market.  Dancing Santas, one real Santa (Gordon Kennedy) and one stuffed Santa danced their hearts out at the…

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Shop Small Business Saturday

     This Saturday is Small Business Saturday and encourages shoppers to support their local businesses and kick off your Christmas shopping. Several Bedford businesses are running specials for that day. You can find their ads on Page 2 of this edition.

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Christmas Tour of Homes set for Dec. 3

     The 2022 Tour of Homes and Businesses, “A Cozy Christmas” will be held on Saturday, December 3 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Advanced tickets will be sold at Hedgie’s, Paisley Prairie, Bedford Flower Shop, and Be Still Mercantile. Tickets sold the day of can be purchased at Be Still Mercantile. Charlotte Moore      Approximately 5…

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Large turnout for General Election Nov. 8

     Poll workers across Taylor County were very busy during the November 8 General Election. There were 1,847 ballots cast as of election night. The following are unofficial results until the votes are canvassed. For more totals, see a copy of the November 16 issue of the Bedford Times-Press. Contested Supervisor Race – District 1…

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Taylor County buildings illuminated green in support of veterans during ‘Operation Green Light’

     Taylor County Board of Supervisors has announced that Taylor County is illuminated green as part of Operation Green Light, a new initiative between Taylor County, the Iowa State Association of Counties, the National Association of Counties and the National Association of County Veteran Service Officers.      Operation Green Light’s mission is to show support for veterans…

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