Bedford Parks Department Seeks Bids For Lawnmowers

(BEDFORD) – Bedford Parks Department received two bids for the purchase of two lawn mowers.

The first bidder was from Reynolds, with a 60 month lease of $50,778. The other bid was from Kenny Machinery, with a bid of $50,925.44. The board will look at the bids, and have a recommendation by the next meeting.

Parks Director Barry Jeskewich reports that small renovation projects were completed to help accommodate the new security system installed at the John Lowery Pool. The restrooms at the Bedford Garden Park are now complete. The bee hives have been installed at the Garden Park with plans on adding an additional beehive. Finally, the new scoreboard at Murray Field had a few issues that were fixed.

The Bedford Parks Department and Super Oldies Car Show had a total of 81 entries and they want to thank the sponsors of the event. There were a total of 35 awards given out during the event.

Otis Park

It is City Championship Month out at the Otis Park Golf Course. Larry Wellbaker won the Senior Divison, Ms. Olivia Sanders was the first person to win a Junior City Championship and a Lady’s City Championship in the same year.

Aaron Harrell’s two day total of 10 under par tops his last year’s two day total of 8 under par. He is determined to make up some ground as we approach moving day this Saturday.

The PGA Junior League team won their first match last Sunday (July 7) with a total of 9.5 flags to 2.5 flags against Bloomington Country Club. They have been able to get some matches in following the first three being cancelled or re-scheduled due to weather.

The 16th Annual Steven Stenger Memorial Golf Scramble will be hosted at Otis Park Golf Course on July 27, 2019 which supports the Bedford North Lawrence Boys and Girls Golf Teams. Registration sheets are available in the Otis Park Golf Shop.

PING has been re-scheduled for Sunday, August 4, 2019 from Noon to 3:00 p.m. There will be a sign-up for those looking to get fitted in the Otis Park Golf Shop for anyone interested.

Limestone 5K

The Limestone 5K will be Saturday. The event provides scholarships for members of the Boys and Girls Club of Lawrence County. So far, approximately 150 have registered for the event. Registration for the 5K and Stone to Stone program will be from 6:30 to 7:50 a.m. at the Boys and Girls Club of Lawrence County. Participants can register online at the Mag 7 racing series website.

The race will begin at 8:00 a.m. just outside the club and be conducted over the traditional course down Washington Avenue and back before finishing at Parkview.