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BOMO car show set for May 4 | Neighbors  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Bolivar High School's Auto Tech Skills USA will host a car show from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 4, in the high school parking lot.



Oma Sue Snider | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Oma Sue Snider, New Castle, Delaware, passed away on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at Christiana Hospital in Newark, Delaware, following a brief illness.



Liberators net win over Nevada | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Bolivar High School baseball recorded a 14-11 win over Nevada Monday, April 15, in a game that stretched to nine innings.



Phelps returns to volleyball in Bolivar | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

When Tony Phelps retired after a 30-year career of teaching and coaching high school volleyball in 2017, he didn't see himself returning to the sport again.



Why don't we just dance? | Community  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

In front of a packed house at Bolivar High School, Brian Vest and Cheyanne Matlock were named champions of BHS's 2019 Dancing with the Stars fundraiser ...



Lady Libs downed by Republic | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Bolivar High School girls soccer found a tough opponent in Class 4 Republic as the Lady Tigers held the Lady Liberators scoreless to win 2-0 Monday, April 15.



Lady Libs, MCE net wins at Bolivar Relays  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Bolivar High School sophomores Mackenzie Duncan, Cora Stimpson and Emily Bandy led off the pack during the girls 1600-meter run Thursday, April 11, at the ...



R-1 to host boys basketball camps | Community  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Bolivar R-1 schools will host three boys basketball camps at Bolivar High School starting later this month. Make checks payable to Bolivar R-1 Schools and ...



Hard-fought win | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Bolivar High School baseball struggled to close the door on Logan-Rogersville Monday, April 1, until the Liberator defense stepped in to hold off the Wildcats ...



Top of the class: R-1 names building teachers, employees of year  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

The Bolivar R-1 School District recently named 2019 building teachers and employees of the year after inviting educators and community members to nominate ...



Bolivar special bowlers compete at state | Community  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Bolivar High School's special olympics bowling program traveled to St. Joseph for the Special Olympics State Bowling Tournament. The team attended the ...



Dance the night away | Neighbors  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

For the third year, Bolivar High School students are pairing with local “stars” to raise money for prom and project graduation — the entertainment factor is an ...



Full circle | Neighbors  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Pieces of a Bolivar relic are going full circle, once again raising money for the Bolivar High School band.



Fullerton, Liberators down Buffalo | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Reed Fullerton had a dominant night on the mound as Bolivar High School scored a 10-1 win over Buffalo in five innings Thursday, April 11.



NewsNotes for Wednesday, April 10 | Community  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Higginbotham named to Blackburn dean's list. Michaela Higginbotham, of Halfway, was named to the Blackburn College dean's list for the Fall 2018 semester.



Hall earns state academic honor | Community  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Bolivar High School senior Tracy Hall received an honorable mention for the 2019 Missouri Scholars 100, a statewide program that honors 100 of Missouri's top ...



Soil and water election, dinner set for April 16  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

The Polk County Soil and Water Conservation District will hold a dinner meeting and election on Tuesday, April 16, at Bolivar High School.



Liberator baseball leads El Do before rain | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Bolivar High School baseball only made it into the fourth inning with El Dorado Springs Thursday, March 28, before spring storms caused the game to be ...



Toughing it out | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Bolivar High School boys tennis dropped its match to Nevada Thursday, April 11, losing 2-7.



Lone ace | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

When Bolivar High School's two-time state qualifier Kaden Katzer steps onto the tennis court against Branson High School Thursday, March 28, he'll do so as ...



Wanda Faye Sheldon | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Wanda Sheldon, 73, of Bolivar passed away Monday, March 25, 2019, at her home. Wanda was born in Polk on Sept. 23, 1945, to Charles William and Ella Mae ...



Marshfield, Lebanon deal Libs losses | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Bolivar High School baseball's Cameron Branstetter and Ryan Hadank provided a bright spot in the sixth inning of what was otherwise a dim afternoon Monday, ...



Leading the way | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Bolivar High School's FCCLA chapter walked away from the state leadership conference March 17-19 with more than a few medals. Emma Kirklin and Allison ...



The pioneer woman | Community  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

The first official college volleyball game Jo Ann Harrison watched was one she was trying to coach.



Driven to improve | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Bolivar High School senior golfer Nick Genovese isn't taking things too seriously — at least this early in the season.



Fast familiar faces | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

As Bolivar High School boys track and field coach Daniel Bayless looks around at practice, he sees a lot of familiar faces.



OTC chancellor takes to the skies with school's first commercial pilot  KY3

In August 2017 Ozarks Technical College opened its own aviation program because of a nationwide shortage of pilots. On Wednesday the first OTC student to ...



Bolivar hopes for a magical homecoming | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Bolivar Homecoming has arrived, with a theme this year of "Disney."



Simon pops into BHS | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

A new image of Simon Bolivar nearly pops off the wall at Bolivar High School.



Liberators at the college level | Sports  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Several Liberator athletes signed up to play at the next level during Bolivar High School's signing day Friday, Feb. 8.



Saturday's 'Taste of Bolivar' features food sampling, expo, auction at new location  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Get ready to eat. Get ready to bid. Find it all at Saturday's annual Taste of Bolivar starting at 4 p.m. at Bolivar High School.



Workin' for a livin' | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Unskilled graduates and a workforce shortage may soon have a new solution in Polk County.



Callaway, Rohrs, Wakefield slated for Bolivar High School Hall of Fame  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

The Bolivar High School Hall of Fame banquet and induction ceremony will begin at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at Bolivar High School.



Liberators advance to district semifinals | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

After leading by as much as 13 points Tuesday, Feb. 26, the Liberators' 67-63 win over Pleasant Hill came down to the line.



Bolivar FFA members commute to school by tractor  KY3

As part of national FFA week, Future Farmers of America students in Bolivar took part in a long-standing tradition....driving their tractors to school.



Seniors invited to dinner theater Nov. 8 | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Bolivar High School drama students will host the community's senior citizens for dinner and a show at the Senior Citizens Banquet and Fine Arts Night Thursday, ...



'Not just a class' | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

The families and friends of 43 Bolivar High School students joined community members and school staff Thursday evening, Oct. 25, to mark a special occasion: ...



BHS to perform 'The Drowsy Chaperone' | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Bolivar High School drama and music departments will present the musical, “The Drowsy Chaperone” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 9-10, and at 2 p.m. ...



R-1 to host Gerry Brooks | Neighbors  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

The Bolivar R-1 School District will host keynote speaker Gerry Brooks from 8 to 11 a.m. Friday, March 15, at Bolivar High School.



Come one, come all | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Twenty-six community employers are gearing up for the second annual spring job fair Thursday.



Garrison dials in skills on college court | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Two years into his basketball career at Drury University, a lesson about hard work from Bolivar coach Robby Hoegh still sticks with Bolivar alumnus Conley ...



Staying in town | Basketball  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Bolivar senior Ian Jones, front row center, signed his letter of intent to play basketball at Southwest Baptist University Friday, Nov. 16, in the Bolivar High School ...



Evangelist 'will not be invited back' to Bolivar schools after off-script comments  Springfield News-Leader

A parent raised questions after the Bolivar school district hired an evangelist to speak to students. Bob Holmes, known as the "one man volleyball team," was ...



MEMORIAL: John Polk Campbell | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

*Service*: 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 12, at Butler Funeral Home in Bolivar.



Madison brings defensive mindset to Lady Lib hoops  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

A rare coaching change for the Bolivar High School girls basketball program has brought Ryan Madison to Bolivar.



Class of 1969 celebrates 50th reunion | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Members of the Bolivar High School Class of 1969 kicked off the celebration of their 50th anniversary during BHS homecoming Sept. 14. The group attended the ...



Mark your calendar for 2018 Taste of Bolivar | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

The 2018 Taste of Bolivar event is slated for 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at Bolivar High School.



Joe Allen Raney | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

*Service*: 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at Butler Funeral Home, Bolivar. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, at the funeral home.



Blood drives set for next week | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

The Community Blood Center of the Ozarks will host two area blood drives next week.



Everyone's epidemic: Snapshots of addiction | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Gary and Karen Stewart sit down at a large table in a quiet conference room. With tears in her eyes and a stack of photographs in her hand, Karen methodically.



Public Record for Sept. 14 | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

CRIMINAL CHARGES. The following new felony charges have been filed in Polk County Circuit Court: Joshua Allen Fredericks, 29, Urbana; class D felony ...



Brenda Kay Berry | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

*Service*: 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, at Butler Funeral Home, Bolivar. Visitation: 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, at the funeral home.



Liberators on the college diamond | Sports  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Several Bolivar High School baseball Liberators signed their names on the dotted lines Friday, Feb. 8, committing to play at the university level.



BHS CNAs visit flight crew | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Bolivar High School Health Occupations certified nursing assistants had the opportunity to visit with Cox Air Care at Citizens Memorial Hospital recently.



CBCO to host two upcoming area drives | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

The Community Blood Center of the Ozarks will host two blood drives in Polk County during the next two weeks.



R-1, SBU partner to help education students | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

The Bolivar R-1 school district and Southwest Baptist University are coming together to better equip education students.



Bolivar's best battle Kansas, Oklahoma | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Three of Bolivar High School's top wrestlers competed Tuesday, March 5, in the Battle of the Bad, a four-state matchup of renowned grapplers from Missouri, ...



BHS teacher receives MRTF grant | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Bolivar High School teacher Tania Driskill was one of nearly 100 educators awarded grants this year by the Missouri Retired Teachers Foundation.



R-1 administrators to see salary increases | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Bolivar R-1's administrative staff will soon see their paychecks looking a bit more robust following the district's regular monthly board meeting May 21.



R-1 reacts to religious speech complaint | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

The Bolivar R-1 School District found itself this week at the center of national headlines and public debate over religious speech in public schools following a ...



All lit up | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

For the last 15 years, Dunnegan Memorial Park has been filled with Christmas light displays set up by area businesses and organizations.



They say change is the only constant | Business  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

All good things must come to an end, but, good thing for Bolivar, new things also come in to fill empty spaces.



BHS names students on second semester honor roll  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

The following students at Bolivar High School have been named to the second semester honor roll for the 2017-18 school year.



After loss to champ, Libs come alive | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Watching his team at a practice earlier this month, Bolivar High School baseball coach Brad Roweton had one goal for the team's upcoming game with ...



Keeling Foundation, BEAF partner to support Dollar Match for Dual Credit Campaign  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

The Keeling Foundation for Kids has partnered with the Bolivar Educational Advancement Foundation to assist in reaching $20000 for the Dollar Match for Dual ...



Roweton brothers, Patterson to be honored by MSHOF Oct. 17  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Bolivar graduates Lance and Brock Roweton and SBU graduate Kevin Patterson will receive the "Elite 11" award at the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame ...



MCE to host 8th hall of fame banquet  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

The eighth annual Marion C. Early Hall of Fame Banquet will be at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at the district's cafeteria-FEMA shelter and will feature a meal and a.



Gary Lee Clark | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Gary Lee Clark of Humansville passed away on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, while surrounded by his five children and family at Mercy Hospital in Springfield.



Team without a home: What happens next for Bolivar?  Springfield News-Leader

Bolivar will be left without a league when the Big 8, Central Ozark Conference and Ozark Conference debut new alignments in the fall of 2018.



R-1 names building teachers, employees of year | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

The Bolivar R-1 School District recently named 2018 building teachers and employees of the year after inviting educators and community members to nominate ...



Country Days returns to square Saturday | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

A favorite local tradition returns Saturday as Country Days 2018 hits the Bolivar square from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m..



BHS health occupations students earn 100-percent pass rate  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Bolivar High School's health occupations class recently earned a 100-percent pass rate on the Missouri Certified Nurse Assistant exam. The class' high marks ...



Lighting the way | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Citizens Memorial Healthcare Hospice recognized supporters with three awards during the annual Lights of Remembrance “Cheer-ity” event Wednesday, Nov.



Bolivar speech and debate named district champs | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Bolivar High School's speech and debate team was recently named National Speech and Debate Association district champion. The team outperformed 34 ...



R-1 board to elect officers Monday | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Following the election of one new board member earlier this month, the Bolivar R-1 Board of Education will meet Monday, April 16, to reorganize and elect board ...



Dancing with the Stars teams  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Twelve teams — made up of a Bolivar High School junior or senior and one community "star" — will compete April 14 in the second Bolivar Dancing with the ...



WEDDING: Hicks wed to Becker | Milestones  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

DeLannie Olivia Hicks and “Trey” Charles Ronald Becker III were married in a ceremony Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at the Sycamore Creek Family Ranch in ...



Moms on the gridiron | Football Frenzy  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Bolivar football held its 3rd annual Mom's Practice Monday, July 25. Players invited their mothers to attend and partake in the team's practice that day, to see ...



Public Record for Nov. 7 | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

CIRCUIT COURT ACTIONS. The following actions were taken last week in Polk County Circuit Court. Dollar amounts listed are for fines only; court costs are in ...



Bolivar's Dancing with the Stars returns Saturday | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Area dance lovers are in store for a second dose of Saturday night fever this week as 24 Bolivar “celebrities” prepare to hit the floor for the community's encore ...



Decisions, decisions | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

There's still traces of snow in the outfield Wednesday, March 6, as the Bolivar High School baseball team stretches nearby.



CMH announces board changes | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Citizens Memorial Hospital recently announced the resignation of one board member and the appointment of a new board member.



Under pressure | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Lexi Berry fought her way past defenders en route to the goal twice Monday, March 18, as Bolivar High School girls soccer defeated Monett 2-0 at home.



MEMORIAL: Joe Wilson Mackey  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

*Service*: 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, at Pitts Chapel, Bolivar. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, at the funeral home. Joe Wilson Mackey, 77, of Bolivar passed ...



Otradovec named national Kappa Kappa Iota president | Business  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Jennifer Otradovec of Bolivar will be installed as the new national president of Kappa Kappa Iota in June during the group's convention on a Caribbean cruise.



BHS scores honors at Independence tourney | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Bolivar High School freshman Benjamin Gann scored a top finish the last weekend of November at the Independence Winter Classic tournament.



Local Students to Perform at the Missouri Governor's Mansion  KSMU Radio

The annual lighting of the Missouri Governor's Mansion Christmas tree will have some southern Missouri connections. The tree that will be displayed on the.



Law enforcement responds to report of weapon at BIS  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Multiple law enforcement agencies descended upon Bolivar Intermediate School at around 3:15 p.m. Tuesday, March 6, following a report of a weapon on a ...



Bolivar Ninja Warrior | Neighbors  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Bolivar native Madelynn McNeal went from watching her favorite show to competing on it this year. The 2014 Bolivar High School and recent Southwest Baptist ...



Parson to be Polk County's first governor | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Bolivar's own Lt. Gov. Mike Parson spent the past few days preparing to take the reins this week as Missouri's 57th governor — the first Polk Countian to ascend ...



BHS homecoming parade changes route | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Due to construction at First Baptist Church, Bolivar High School has changed the route for its homecoming parade Friday.



BHS students forge metal sign business | School  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Bolivar High School business management and agriculture students are working together to operate a new business, SentreCut Signs.



Johnson, Archer step down from winter sports coaching positions  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Bolivar High School will have two vacancies in winter sports for next season to fill. Wrestling coach Glen Johnson and girls basketball coach Darin Archer have ...



Bolivar rejected by Ozark Conference | Sports  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Bolivar R-1's quest to find a new conference hit a snag Monday, Jan. 30, when officials were informed their application to join the Ozark Conference for the ...



Bolivar High School welcomes new staff members | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

The following staff members are new to Bolivar High School for the 2016-17 school year.



R-1 superintendent: No threat to student body | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

With school safety concerns heightened in the wake of the recent Florida school shooting and an uptick in school threats across the nation and in the Ozarks, ...



YMCA surprises BHS student with award | Neighbors  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

The Roy Blunt YMCA of Bolivar's Paula Shepard had a surprise in store Tuesday for one Bolivar High School student. The executive director was on hand during ...



Missouri's Top Youth Volunteers Of 2019 Selected By National Program  PRNewswire

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., Feb. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Shae Smith, 15, of Bolivar and Chloe Christensen, 14, of Lake Lotawana today were named Missouri's top ...



BHS foreign language students bring home honors | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Bolivar High School foreign language students recently returned with several honors from the third annual Foreign Language Field Day hosted by Joplin High ...



Bolivar R-1 announces new teachers, staff | School  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

The following staff members are new to the Bolivar R-1 School District for the 2015-16 school year.



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