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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.



'That's what you hope for' | School  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Editor's note: This story was updated Saturday morning to read "Levi Manning opened scoring for the Liberators within the game's first minute.



Bolivar CTA accepting scholarship applications | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

The Bolivar Community Teachers Association is now accepting applications for the spring 2019 student-teaching scholarship.



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.



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.



Cooking up silver | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Bolivar High School culinary students cooked up a silver performance at the Region 10 Family, Career and Community Leaders of America competition, ...



A record year | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

As Bolivar sophomore Andrew Bunn pinned his opponent at Saturday's district meet to secure a spot at the Missouri State High School Wrestling Tournament ...



BHS pop concert set for Saturday | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Bolivar High School's choir program will perform its 2019 pop concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, at the high school.



Bringing home gold | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Bolivar High School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America students garnered top finishes, including four gold medals, at the Region 10 STAR ...



Hats off to those corduroy jackets | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Today's edition of the Bolivar Herald-Free Press features a truly special section: our annual Salute to FFA.



To start a farm… | Agribusiness  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Farmers everywhere must overcome a host of challenges to do the job they love. First generation farmers, however, choose to dive in head first, tackling ...



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.



IN THE MILITARY | Milestones  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

U.S. Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Lydia A. Meredith graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.



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 ...



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

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



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.



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, ...



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. ...



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.



'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: ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Salute our veterans | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Veterans and community members will gather at 11 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, on the northwest corner of the Polk County Courthouse lawn to mark the 100th ...



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

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



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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.



NEWSNOTE: Conley participates in Missouri Boys State | Milestones  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Trevor Michael Conley, Bolivar, participated in the American Legion Boys State of Missouri June 16-23 on the campus of the University of Central Missouri in ...



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.



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 ...



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.



Eugene “Gene” Albert Hutcheson | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Services: 11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 29, with visitation preceding at 10 a.m. at Butler Funeral Home, Bolivar.



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



Hope on four wheels | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Area residents will gather together next week for a benefit aimed at bringing a little hope to two Bolivar kids.



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.



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 ...



CMH Lights of Remembrance 'Cheer-ity' event set for Nov. 14  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Citizens Memorial Hospice will hold its special Lights of Remembrance event from 5:15 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, at the Kerry and Synda Douglas ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



2018 in sports | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

The year was an eventful year for Polk County sports. From district championships, state medal winners, hall of fame award winners and even a state ...



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

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



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.



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.



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..



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.



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 ...



Public Record for Nov. 28 | Public Record  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

CRIMINAL CHARGES. The following new felony charges have been filed in Polk County Circuit Court: William Kirk Storment, born 1987, Bolivar; class E felony ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Public Record for Oct. 26 | Public Record  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

CRIMINAL CHARGES. The following new felony charges have been filed in Polk County Circuit Court: Clayton Ray Williams, born 1999, Bolivar; class D felony ...



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.



Tuba ensemble record 'smashed' | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Eleven-year-old Jack Brown, Olathe, Kansas, was part of a world record on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018.



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.



Public Record for Nov. 21 | Public Record  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

CRIMINAL CHARGES. The following new felony charges have been filed in Polk County Circuit Court: Jordan Samuel Reeves, 18, Caulfield; class B felony child ...



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 ...



Waters leads medical service project in Guatemala | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Mitchell Waters, formerly of Bolivar, is leading a team this summer for Project CURA (Creighton United in Relief and Assistance), a student-run organization at ...



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 ...



Public Record for Nov. 16 | Public Record  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

CRIMINAL CHARGES. The following new felony charges have been filed in Polk County Circuit Court: Thomas James Edward, born 1997, Hermitage; class D ...



SBU names Turner as 25th president | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Bolivar's Southwest Baptist University is preparing for a new leader to take the helm as the university officially announced its pick for its 25th president today.



Bret Coleman  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

*Service*: 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15, at Butler Funeral Home, Bolivar. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14, at the funeral home. Bret Allen Coleman, 59, ...



Public Record for July 20 | Public Record  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 ...



Wedding: Miller wed to Roweton | Milestones  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Lindsey Miller and Levin Roweton were married in a 5 p.m. ceremony Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, at The Weston Red Barn Farm in Weston, with Cameron ...



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.



News Note: Bolivar teen competes in Miss Missouri Outstanding Teen competition  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Twenty-seven Miss Missouri Outstanding Teen contestants, their pageant directors and families will travel to Mexico, Missouri, June 11 to kick off a week filled ...



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 ...



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.



Moving forward | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Bolivar High School patrons filed into the auditorium Wednesday, March 8, to get an update and offer input regarding the future of a school without a conference ...



SBU Community Concert Series to present Mezzadri Oct. 19  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

The SBU Community Concert Series will present the second concert in its inaugural season with Brazilian flutist Danilo Mezzadri at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 19, ...



WEDDING: Jensen wed to Nichols | Milestones  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Debbie Renee Jensen, Bolivar, and Robert Dean Nichols, Bolivar, were married in a 4 p.m. ceremony Saturday, June 16, 2018, at their home. The Rev.



Spiking Gorilla | Volleyball  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Bolivar High School senior Hope White signed her letter of intent to play volleyball at Pittsburg State University in Kansas Wednesday afternoon with her family ...



Public Record for March 23 | Public Record  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

CIVIL PETITIONS. The following civil cases have been filed in Polk County Circuit Court: Estate of George Earl Simmons, Bolivar, vs. Gloria F. McElmurry, Fair ...



Public Record for July 6  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 ...



BHS 2017 Homecoming court | School  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Bolivar High School Homecoming Queen candidates were Reaghan Lesh, escorted by A.J. Lynn, Mackenzie Roberts, escorted by Will vanHoornbeek and ...



Bolivar teenager dies in Wednesday night rollover crash  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Bolivar High School students and staff are mourning the loss of one of their own after Bolivar teen Samuel E. Nelson, 16, died Wednesday night, April 19, in a ...



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 ...



R-1 school board votes to increase administrative salaries  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Salary increases are on the way for some of the Bolivar R-1 School District's administrative staff for the upcoming school year.



Fly like an Eagle | Volleyball  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Bolivar High School senior Anna Wolf signed her letter of intent to play volleyball at Central Methodist University in Fayette Thursday afternoon at the BHS ...



The road to the governor's mansion | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

They say all roads lead to Rome. Polk County's Linda Bunch of The Marketing Bunch, a local advertising firm, knows the truth of this saying better than most.



Spikers donate to breast cancer awareness | Volleyball  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

The Bolivar High School volleyball team raised $700 to donate to the Carrie J. Babb Cancer Center during its breast cancer awareness game in October. Coach ...



Nine BHS students win trophies at art show  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Nine Bolivar High School students won trophies at the BHS Annual Art Show.



Meet the candidates: Bolivar R-1 Board of Education  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

The following candidate profiles are listed in the order candidates filed for office and as they will appear on the Tuesday, April 5, ballot.



Public record for Sept. 26 | Public Record  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 ...



Public record for May 18 issue | Public Record  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 ...



Public record for June 27 | Public Record  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 ...



Parent complains after Missouri district hires evangelist  Seattle Times

BOLIVAR, Mo. (AP) — A southwest Missouri public school district won't invite an evangelist back as a motivational speaker after complaints he veered off-topic ...



Public record for May 2 issue | Public Record  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 ...



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