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USDA: Bedford #1 in poultry

Poultry and eggs make up over $83,000,000 of Bedford County’s market value of agricultural products sold. That number makes the county number one in Tennessee and places Bedford County in the …

Voting district changes await approval

Maps showing proposed new County Commission and School Board districts will be distributed soon to all members of both governing bodies.

Schools, teachers cited for excellence

Bedford County Board of Education held its monthly meeting Tuesday at Community High School.  

Details of 2017 home invasion released

At just after midnight on Aug. 2, 2017, Bedford County Sheriff’s deputies were called to a residence in the Deason community off Highway 231 North by a panic alarm.

Meth found on suspicious person

White rock methamphetamine was found in the purse of a woman whose car was checked by Shelbyville police behind Roses, Madison Street, shortly after midnight Tuesday morning.
High school sports


MUNFORDVILLE, Ky. — The Community Vikings went to Kentucky Thursday night to take on the Hart County Raiders, but it was the Raiders who used a big first half to gain the upper hand and added …
CHATTANOOGA — After moving fields due to weather conditions rendering the Chattanooga School of Arts and Science field unplayable, the Region 3-A finals were held on the campus of Chattanooga …
During the District 6-A finals last week against Community, Cascade coach Wendy Williams wanted a fast start from her team.While Cascade endured a slow start against the Viqueens, the Lady Champs …
College sports

Vols hoping for six wins in '21

At long last, it’s football time in Tennessee. The Volunteer football program has surely undergone its share of changes over the past year, from the departure of former coach Jeremy Pruitt …

Five bold predictions for college football in ‘21

Kirby Smart has been building the Georgia Bulldogs into a perennial power for years now. Since he was hired as the Bulldogs’ head coach in 2016, Georgia has dominated the SEC East and in addition to winning an SEC title in 2017, Georgia went on to face Alabama in the national championship later that season. Smart has built a winning pedigree, having posted 10-plus win seasons in three of his five seasons at the helm for Georgia...

Last Man Running: Harvey Lewis

He ran 354 miles in 85 hours...How?
From the opinion pages
I occasionally encounter people who claim they have never heard of United Way.  
I have long been an admirer of the godly women and men who have lived throughout history and who practiced their piety and Christ-like example before others.