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NBC Dance-a-Thon Continues Fundraising Success Special Events 

NBC Dance-a-Thon Continues Fundraising Success

Fundraising for the 2017 Dance-a-Thon continued to be a success this past weekend, March 17-20,  with multiple benefit events taking place in efforts to raise money for cancer awareness and childhood illnesses.   The student dodgeball tournament on March 17 was a success with over 180 students total participating. There were 19 teams consisting of eight students grades 6-12. Participating students spent their afternoon battling for the dodgeball champion title while raising over $750 just by playing.   Students and faculty wishing to come and support the event were encouraged…

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Maddie Cottle: The Beauty Arts Features News Special Events 

Maddie Cottle: The Beauty

Madison “Maddie” Cottle is a sophomore at Northern Bedford County High School. She will be playing the role of Belle in our school’s production of Beauty and The Beast. Maddie says she wanted to try out for the musical because she has a really strong love for music and singing and felt that it would be a lot of fun. The most challenging thing about having to play Belle for Maddie was memorizing all the lines, but she says that after she got them down, it was an easy ride!…

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Gift Guide Arts Fashion Food Special Events 

Gift Guide

The holidays are almost here and you know what that means- it’s the season of giving. But don’t make the mistake of thinking that you have to break the bank to get the best gifts! Here are some high quality gift ideas for those last minute stocking-stuffers at reasonably low prices: Know someone eager to try out those super cute mermaid tail blankets all over Instagram? Get one here for just $19.88!     2. Nothing says ‘I love and cherish you’ quite like an ugly Christmas sweater and these…

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Junior High and High School Students Donate for a Cause Special Events 

Junior High and High School Students Donate for a Cause

Several student charity drives have been taking place for the past several weeks at Northern Bedford high school and middle school to help people all over the world during the holiday seasons. NBC Interact Club hosted an Operation Christmas Child shoebox collection drive starting October 31. Students were encouraged to bring in items to fill a shoebox that would be sent to children anywhere from the ages of 2-14 years old. Their mission was to spread joy all over the world on Christmas Day. Interact Club set a goal for…

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Diehl Claims Fall Foliage Queen Title News Special Events 

Diehl Claims Fall Foliage Queen Title

The Bedford Fall Foliage Queen Contest concluded Saturday, October 8 at the Bedford County Courthouse with the crowning of the 2016 queen as well as first runner-up, second runner-up, and third runner-up.   The title of 2016 Fall Foliage Queen was given to Chestnut Ridge junior, Megan Diehl. She will represent Bedford County in a variety of events around the community during the next year.   Megan is the daughter of Travis and Lori Diehl, of Osterburg. She plans on entering the medical field to pursue her dream of becoming…

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Bedford Fall Foliage Returns Special Events 

Bedford Fall Foliage Returns

The first weekend of Bedford’s 52nd annual Fall Foliage Festival was held this past weekend, October 1 and 2 in downtown Bedford to celebrate the beginning of the fall season. Booths were set up all throughout Downtown Bedford for many different craft and food vendors.   Multiple people have traveled for hours to attend Fall Foliage, such as Jeff Jurick. He said, “We’re from West Virginia, and we’ve come up here to the Bedford Fall Festival because we love it!”   Along with many vendor sales, live music, and crafts…

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