Bedford Times-Press Area News

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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Christmas Home Tour set for Dec. 7

     The 2019 Christmas Home Tour, “Town and Country Christmas” will be held on Saturday, December 7 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. It will feature four beautifully decorated homes, the Barn at Kent Farms and Tinsel Tree Lane at the Taylor County Museum.      Each week, one of the stops will be featured in the Times- Press.…

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Honoring our veterans on November 11

          Twenty-five veterans were honored with Quilts of Valor on Monday, Nov. 11 at the United Christian-Presbyterian Church. A dedicated and talented group of volunteers has been working diligently on these handmade quilts for local veterans. The Sons of the American Legion and the junior Auxiliary members led the Pledge of Allegiance to begin the Veteran’s…

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“The Journey that Saved Curious George” to be held Nov. 13 at library

     A program, “The Journey that Saved Curious George” will be held at the Bedford Public Library on November 13 at 6:00 p.m. This is the story of World War II through the adventure of Curious George’s creators, H.A. and Margret Rey, as they escaped Hitler’s advancing army. Kael Sagheer from the Institute for Holocaust Education…

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Lioness of the Year named

     The person selected to receive the Lioness of the Year award is Bonny Baker,  a lifelong resident of Taylor County. She grew up on a farm, the eldest of her siblings and attended various schools in Taylor County, graduating from Bedford Community High School.

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New Market purchases fire truck

     New Market Fire Department recently purchased a 2019 Wildland 4×4 Fire Truck that will be used mainly for grass fires. They received $10,000 from the Taylor County Endowment Foundation and matching funds were raised by the fire department from fundraisers such as the upcoming November 2 hog roast, Dime Toss on the Fourth of July,…

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