Bedford Times-Press Area News

Bedford School superintendent submits early retirement request at March meeting

     The Bedford School Board will begin the process of replacing Superintendent Joe Drake, who submitted his early retirement request at the March 14 school board meeting. In other board action, they gave approval for students to attend National BPA contest, approved certified and non-certified contracts along with administrator contracts, reviewed the budget, and approved early…

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Little Dawgs Preschool enrollment set for March 27

     Enrollment for Little Dawgs Preschool is set for Wednesday, March 27 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Bedford Elementary Library. In order to enroll your child, you must bring income verification, birth certificate, immunization records, and insurance card.

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Good participation for community visioning focus groups on March 9

          Focus groups focusing on transportation assets and barriers were held on Saturday, March 9 by Bedford’s community visioning steering committee. The focus groups were conducted by interns from Iowa State University, Trees Forever Representative Brad Riphagen and Project manager and ISU Extension program specialist, Sandra Oberbroeckling.

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Here I Am Ministries to speak at Bedford UCPC

     On April 10, 2019 the United Christian-Presbyterian Church will be hosting HERE AM I Ministries with David Spencer and Juma Fredrick Bwire of Uganda. The public is invited for a meal beginning at 5:30 p.m. and to hear from David and Juma about the ministry they do in Uganda.

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Taylor County’s Growing Strong Families Celebrates 20 Years!

     The Growing Strong Families/Parents as Teachers Program is celebrating 20 years supporting children and families in Taylor County! The program began in 1999 and continues through the years to educate parents and their children and support their families.      The Growing Strong Families Program offers expectant parents or parents and caregivers of children birth to five…

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City of Bedford signs agreement with Tinker Tots

By Nicki Lock      The city council signed an agreement with Tinker Tots Preschool pledging financial assistance for the new facility, held a public hearing for the fiscal year 19-20 budget and approved the budget, held discussion on hiring, set a work session to review property cleanup list, review of GIS utilities and review ordinance updates,…

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