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Bolivar High School releases second semester honor roll  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Bolivar High School recently released its second semester honor roll. According to the school, the following students earned spots on the list:

Shootout to continue June 14 | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

An estimated 80 girls basketball teams will converge on Bolivar Friday and Saturday, June 14-15, for the 2019 Sonic Freedom Shootout, with games stretched ...

Bolivar Teen is the new Miss Missouri's Outstanding Teen  KY3

A Bolivar teen took home the title of Miss Missouri's Outstanding Teen Friday at Missouri Military Academy.

Sixth Back-to-School Extravaganza planning begins | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Planning has begun for the sixth annual Back-to-School Extravaganza.

Mary "Jane" Morgan | Free  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Mary Jane Morgan, 88, of Marshfield passed away Tuesday, June 11, 2019, in Springfield.

Jerry Ward Webb  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Jerry Ward Webb passed away peacefully in his Bolivar home Thursday, June 13, 2019.

Time of your life | Free  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Polk County's classes of 2019 are gearing up to graduate over the next few weeks.

Bolivar graduates go through walk of honor at old stomping grounds  KY3

There was a very touching moment in Bolivar on Wednesday as the 154 members of the senior high school class got a look at just how far they've come with a ...

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.

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 ...

Veterans to be welcomed home May 11 | Free  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

The sixth annual Veteran's Welcome Home event will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at the Community Outreach Ministries parking lot on South ...

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.

Bolivar offers students the opportunity to gain workforce experience

BOLIVAR, Mo.- A new program is being offered to high school students to help them gain experience in the workforce.

Remember when... | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Pictured in a photo from the Feb. 27, 1969, BH-FP, captioned “Troop 211 has 'Mother-Daughter' Tea' are scouts Christina Armstrong, Linda Ashlock, Debbie ...

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 ...

Race postponed following track destruction | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

This weekend's Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 at the Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland is postponed following major storm damage, according to a news release.

Game night comes to town  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

There's not a lot of things to do in Bolivar,” new Bolivar business owner Michael Gooley said.

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.

Bolivar student nominated for SBU's annual Mr. and Miss Southwest pageant  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Caleb Harris, of Bolivar, is among the candidates in the running for Southwest Baptist University's Mr. and Miss Southwest Pageant, a tradition annually honoring ...

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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 ...

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.

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

From left, Bolivar High School Principal David Geurin, grant recipient Tania Driskill and MRTF's Arleta Godwin pose with the $500 check on Aug. 13 at BHS.

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 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 ...

After years of inaction, Delta teacher shortage reaches ‘crisis’ levels  The Hechinger Report

Kaitlyn Barton writes down young patron's orders while working her second job at Yazoo Pass in downtown Clarksdale last Halloween. Barton teaches English ...

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.

Bolivar falls short in first boys basketball state championship game since 1960  Springfield News-Leader

The Liberators came up one game short of winning the state of Missouri.

Area Roundup: 2019-20 Spring season MSHSAA class, district assignments announced  Sedalia Democrat

Class and district assignments for MSHSAA spring season activities were announced Friday, March 8. Below is a list of local baseball, softball, golf, girls soccer, ...

Bolivar High School player signs with St. Louis Cardinals  Springfield News-Leader

Bolivar's J.D. Murders, a lifelong St. Louis Cardinals fan, will sign his first professional baseball contract.

Bolivar football coach moving on after Liberators win 13 conference titles  Springfield News-Leader

Bolivar football coach Lance Roweton had to give his team one of the toughest talks the Liberators ever received.

Crest Ridge tabs Hotmer as next football coach  The Daily Star-Journal

CENTERVIEW — Crest Ridge football will be under the direction of former Princeton coach Thomas Hotmer for the 2019 season.

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 ...

Hispanic Heartland: Bolivar, Missouri, Where Two Continents Met

Raleigh Cavero draws the line between Bolivia and Bolivar, Missouri in a story that combines American history and family history.

Candidate profile for Rex Austin | Election  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Rex Austin, candidate for southern Polk County commissioner.

Ten teachers join Humansville School District for 2015-16 year  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Teachers new to the Humansville R-4 School District for the 2015-16 school year are, from left, front row — Lisa Perkins, Devyn Wise, Trina Kennon, Willow ...

'Freedom From Religion' group brags after 'proselytizer' barred from school  The Pathway

The Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) has successfully gotten a “proselytizer” barred from a Missouri school district. The Winconsin-based atheist ...

Bolivar FC finishes first season | Soccer  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Bolivar Football Club, also known as Bolivar FC, recently completed their first "official" soccer season as a club. The club had two boys teams and two girls teams ...

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 Football Club kicks off this fall | Sports  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Organizers hope to have enough Bolivar FC players to form three boys and three girls teams for the fall soccer season. These players played soccer through ...

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 ...

New activity "rocks" Bolivar and other Ozarks communities  KSPR

People in Bolivar and other communities are playing a hide and seek game with specially painted rocks.

BHS class of 1966 reunites | Milestones  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

The Bolivar High School graduating class of 1966 met Oct. 10 at Silo Ridge Country Club in Bolivar.

Candidate profile for Rick Vance | Election  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Rick Vance, candidate for Missouri House of Representatives - District 128.

Missouri Sports Hall of Fame to induct Camdenton/Missouri State/NFL lineman Jason Whittle

Football Luncheon presented by Ozarks Coca-Cola/Dr Pepper set for 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17 at University Plaza Hotel & Convention Center.

Bolivar football coach Lance Roweton steps down for new job  Ozarks Sports Zone

Lance Roweton has stepped down as Bolivar's head football coach after 13 seasons to take over as principal at Halfway High School. "I have been interested in ...

CIT marks first year | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Exactly one year after meeting as a group for the first time, Polk County's Crisis Intervention Team reached an important milestone.

Bolivar wins 13th straight conference crown with scoring onslaught against Reeds Spring  USA TODAY High School Sports

Bolivar High School tight end Brandon Emmert (88) attempts to run through Wolves defensive back Keenan Haynes (25) during third quarter action of the ...

Super farmers show off | Neighbors  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

The Bolivar FFA team of Jon Noblitt, Jacob Toombs and Sarah Tygart took first in the Super Farmer contest. Also pictured are Polk County Farm Bureau's Trent ...

Meet Southwest Missouri's Academic All-Stars: Team 2  Springfield News-Leader

Theses students received the 11th-20th highest scores from our judges.

Humboldt remains No. 1 in Jackson area boys basketball Dirty Dozen after Week 6  Jackson Sun

Humboldt is still the No. 1 team in the boys basketball Dirty Dozen.

Paying it forward | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Known in Bolivar and surrounding communities as a premier destination for sports and community events, The Complex will maintain its primary mission despite ...

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 ...

Liberty Nationals Wrestling Championship wraps up three-day tournament  News-Press Now

Wrestling may not be an Olympic winter discipline but fans of the sport still had a chance to watch athletes compete over the weekend.

Redden, Grooms Win High School Tournament on Norfork Lake

MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. — Tyner Redden and Hayes Grooms of Greenbrier, Ark., had plenty of fun Sunday on Norfork Lake, and it was rather rewarding.

Larry Keith Drake | Obituaries  Bolivar News Site

*Service*: 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 15, at Murray Funeral Home, Bolivar.

High school Athlete of the Year award winners named  Springfield News-Leader

Hunter Yeargan of Willard and Brooke Stanfield of Republic were honored Thursday as the Athlete of the Year Award winners at the second ever News-Leader ...

Public record for Dec. 27 | Public Record  Bolivar Herald-Free Press 335 S. Springfield Ave. in the Free Press Plaza, PO Box 330. Bolivar, MO 65613. Phone: (417) 326.7636. Email: news@bolivarmonews.

BHS cheerleaders headed across the pond for parade  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Bolivar High School varsity cheerleaders Lakyn Lee and Elizabeth Wooderson will join 650 high school cheerleaders and dancers from across the U.S. to ...

BTC graduates 21 in December | Neighbors  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

For 21 students at Bolivar Technical College, the beginning of their next chapter in life began Saturday, Dec. 16, as they received their practical nursing ...

California's Kirksey places 30th at state meet | California Missouri News  California Democrat

JEFFERSON CITY — At the boys Class 3 cross country state meet Nov. 3 at Oak Hills Golf Center, California's Caden Kirksey finished in 30th place with a time of ...

Holiday celebrations kick off this week  Jefferson City News Tribune

With the Thanksgiving leftovers dwindling and the Black Friday sales a memory, Jefferson City is shifting its attention to celebrating the Christmas season with ...

Humansville FFA officers attend leadership training | Agribusiness  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

On July 16, five Humansville FFA Chapter officers attended the annual officer leadership training at the Bolivar High School.

Bolivar stuns Hillcrest with offensive surge in Class 4 playoff opener  Springfield News-Leader

Bolivar proved that high school football success isn't determined in the early games of August, but in the postseason.

Royals Radio Affiliate Profile: Bolivar, Missouri [1200 KYOO-AM]  Royals Review

The Royals Radio Network is comprised of over eighty affiliates and stretches across seven states. In this recurring series (previous features listed below at the ...

Brakebill back in the classroom and on the court  Bolivar Herald Free Press

Scott Brakebill, a 1998 graduate of Bolivar High School and a two-time all-state basketball player, is now on the coaching side of the game in his second season ...

Weddings: DaKotah Stutenkemper & Tyler Lear  Springfield News-Leader

DaKotah Stutenkemper Tyler Lear DaKotah Diann Stutenkemper and Tyler Lionel Lear were united in marriage on...

Retired after 66 years  Bolivar Herald Free Press

With nearly 66 years and hundreds of thousands of miles logged behind the steering wheel of a school bus in Pleasant Hope, Carl Fisher officially went into ...

Briggs gets the Royal treatment | Sports  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Bolivar High School mathematics teacher Eric Briggs has been a part-time baseball scout with the Kansas City Royals since 2009. Here he wears his 2014 ...

Elektra Blue to give thanks, dancing in the Big Apple  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Thirteen Bolivar High School students will skip turkey and pumpkin pie at home to dance in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade next week.

Madison Out as Lafayette Girl's Basketball Coach

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. - Ryan Madison steps down as the head coach of girl's basketball and boy's tennis. Madison accepted a head coaching and teaching position ...

Bolivar FFAers attend leadership camp | Agribusiness  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Seven members from the Bolivar FFA Chapter attended the State FFA Leadership Camp July 10 - 14 at Camp Rising Sun, Lake of the Ozarks State Park.

The nominees and winners of the 2017 News-Leader Sports Awards  Springfield News-Leader

2017 News-Leader Sports Awards were held on Thursday night and honored the best athletes of SWMO prep sports.

SBU selects Eric A. Turner as 25th president  The Pathway

Dr. Eric. A. Turner of Pocahontas, Ark., was unanimously selected the 25th president of Southwest Baptist University on July 20 in a special meeting of the SBU ...

Harmans take over Clark Furniture in Humansville | Business  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

A long-time staple in Humansville changed hands and name in February. Clark's Furniture is now Harman's Furniture and owned by Kristie and Ronnie Harman.

Elektra Blue finishes with a Fling | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

The Bolivar dance team, Elektra Blue, finished the season with a Spring Fling performance Friday, April 10, at Bolivar High School.

Willard students protest removal of popular, award-winning choir teacher  Springfield News-Leader

Jerry Scott's wife gave a message to his students during protest: You have made him proud but do not jeopardize your future with your actions.

Southern Missouri Voters to Elect District 28 Senator Tuesday  KSMU Radio

The race to fill the remaining term of a southwest Missouri senate seat features a longtime state representative against a political newcomer. Republican.

Youth Make Their Mark At Missouri Pork  Pork Magazine

Missouri Pork Producers recognized several youth during their annual convention.

MOzarks Moments: Missouri's Hawken brothers and their Plains rifle  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

The rifle that the pioneers primarily used as they settled the Great Plains and the mountain men/fur trappers primarily used in the Rocky Mountains was made by ...

7th District candidate Moon at Smith's Monday | News  Bolivar Herald Free Press

Mike Moon, 7th District Congressional candidate running against Billy Long, will speak at 7 p.m. Monday, May 21, at Smith's Restaurant in Bolivar.

Commission meets with leaders to look at budget  Bolivar Herald-Free Press 335 S. Springfield Ave. in the Free Press Plaza, PO Box 330. Bolivar, MO 65613. Phone: (417) 326.7636. Email: news@bolivarmonews.

With Official Announcement, Parson Brings Rural Focus to Governor's Race  KSMU Radio

Missouri State Senator Mike Parson says he'll run a positive campaign in his pursuit of the governor's mansion in 2016. Parson made an official announcement ...

WST to present 'A Seussified Christmas Carol' Nov. 17-19  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

The Walnut Street Theater Association will close its 17th season with its final show, “A Seussified Christmas Carol,” Nov. 17-19.

'Big kid at heart,' Springfield's Sunshine principal to retire  Springfield News-Leader

David Martin, the principal at Sunshine Elementary School, will retire at the end of the school year. He has been an educator for 32 years.

Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

Blood drive at CMH June 27 | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

The Community Blood Center of the Ozarks will host a blood drive from 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday, June 27, at Citizens Memorial Hospital in Bolivar.

Benton finds new football coach in southwest Missouri  News-Press Now

Benton has found its new head football coach. Ben Glidewell will be announced today at Benton High School as the successor to outgoing coach Matt Tabor at a ...

October brings fall fun in the Ozarks  Springfield News-Leader

Here's a guide to events coming up in the Springfield area in October.

MOzarks Moments: Longhorn cattle drives through the MOzarks | Neighbors  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

It all began back in the 1500s when Spaniards brought cattle of Andalusian stock to Mexico and let them graze on un-fenced grasslands.

Springfield Senator Bob Dixon to Announce Run for Governor  KSMU Radio

The campaign for Bob Dixon says the Republican senator from Springfield has a major announcement to make regarding his statewide plans for 2016.

Ex-Kickapoo, Nixa coach returns to Springfield with football team  Springfield News-Leader

Former Kickapoo football coach Joel Wells knew leaving for Arkansas would be difficult.

MOzarks Moments: This Missouri boy reaches great heights  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Born in Fulton in 1953, William Frazier Baker would grow up to make an impact on the world. You might say he has reached for the sky and yet he's.

Texas Tech Inks Third-Straight Top 25 Signing Class

Tim Tadlock and his staff put together Texas Tech's third-straight top 25 recruiting class. Nov. 22, 2015 LUBBOCK,

Christian Liberal Arts College  Ouachita Baptist University News

Thirty-nine Ouachita Baptist University students have been selected for inclusion in the 2014 edition of Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and ...

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