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R-1 seeks hall of fame nominations | Community  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Nominations are now being accepted for the Bolivar High School Hall of Fame.

Back to school extravaganza set | Community  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

The Back to School Extravaganza, which provides free school supplies and commodities to Polk County students, is set for 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug.

BHS earns national ranking | Free  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Bolivar High School has earned a spot among nationally ranked high schools, according to a recently released report.

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:

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.

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 ...

2019 Spring Preview: Bolivar Baseball  Ozarks Sports Zone

By Kary Booher (For In the minor leagues, you often hear the old motto that, “It's now how you start but how you finish.” Cue, then, last ...

Free fishing day planned Saturday | Community  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Bank of Bolivar will sponsor the BOB and Bobbers Free Fishing in the Park Day from 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 13, at Dunnegan Memorial Park in Bolivar.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Former BHS student-teacher faces child porn charges in Monroe County  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

A former Bolivar High School student-teacher is facing child pornography charges, including one felony count, in Monroe County.

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.

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.

Morris And Tucker Lead High School Championship Tournament on Kentucky Lake

PARIS, Tenn. — Excuse Grayson Morris and Tucker Smith if they had a case of déjà vu on Thursday at the Mossy Oak Bassmaster High School National ...

Diego Brawn: From An Immigrant in Bolivar To Touring With Christian Music Artists  KBIA

Diego Brawn is just 22-years-old, and he's already living the life he dreamed of while he was a student at Bolivar High School: Touring with national Christian ...

Volunteers unite | Community  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Once again, Polk County has pulled together to collect items and donations for this year's sixth annual Back to School Extravaganza. The event provides free ...

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.

Morris And Tucker Still Lead High School National Championship Tournament on Kentucky Lake

PARIS, Tennessee – Two hurdles cleared and only one more to go for Grayson Morris and Tucker Smith at the Bassmaster High School National Championship ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

Sports Commission Awards to honor top southwest Missouri high school athletes and teams

Nearly 150 athletes from southwest Missouri high schools – along with 26 teams, including in marching band, cheerleading and dance – soon will be honored in ...

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.

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

Rex Austin, candidate for southern Polk County commissioner.

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

Roughly 20 to 30 percent of Mississippi's teaching staff lack certification and in some schools as many as 70 percent of classes are taught by uncertified ...

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 ...

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, ...

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.

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

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Academic All-Stars: Bolivar High School  Springfield News-Leader

All-Star nominee: Anthony Azzun. Summa Cum Laude: Julianne Ankrom, Anthony Azzun, Abigail Behnke, Brooklyn Black, Jacqueline Carson, Rachel ...

Bolivar High School graduates  Springfield News-Leader

All-Star nominee: Alexis Miller. Summa cum laude: Ryley Broadway, Meleah Francka, Jessie Gamble, Carissa Gooch, Macy Hall, Samuel Jones, Kaile Lindsay, ...

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.

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

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

'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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Weddings: DaKotah Stutenkemper & Tyler Lear  Springfield News-Leader

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

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 ...

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 ...

JASON DENNIS JOSEPH BIBEAU | Obituaries  Buffalo Reflex

Graveside *service*: 2 p.m. Thursday, March 2, Downey Cemetery, Urbana, under the direction of Cantlon Otterness Funeral Home of Buffalo.

ALL-USA Ozarks high school football teams named  Springfield News-Leader

They blocked, tackled, ran, threw and kicked. Most of all, they represented their schools with pride and competed.

From Somalia to Kenya, From Michigan to Missouri: Abdi Tarey Finds His Place as a New American  KSMU Radio

In 1991, civil war broke out in Somalia. It's a relatively young country, with only 59 years of independence since British rule. At the time, Abdi Tarey.

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 ...

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.

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.

SBU selects Eric A. Turner as 25th president  BP News

Eric. A. Turner was unanimously selected the 25th president of Southwest Baptist University on July 20 in a special meeting of the SBU Board of Trustees.

New pediatric clinic in Ozark KSPR - Video  KSPR

The community is invited to come check out a new clinic that's focused specifically on kids. The clinic on south 15th street in Ozark opened up just in the last ...

Youth Make Their Mark At Missouri Pork  Pork Magazine

Missouri Pork Producers recognized several youth during their annual convention.

Pinwheels for Prevention kicks off Child Abuse Prevention Month  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

People out and about in Bolivar will see blue and silver pinwheels placed throughout the community beginning Friday, April 6.

'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.

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.

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.

October brings fall fun in the Ozarks  Springfield News-Leader

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

Texas Tech Inks Third-Straight Top 25 Signing Class - Texas Tech University Athletics

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

Arkansas Needs QB Rafe Peavey to Push Brandon Allen This Spring  Bleacher Report

Arkansas head coach Bret Bielema wants to have a run-first, power attack in his second year in Fayetteville . But in order to do so, he's going to have to add a ...

The Top 1,000 Returning Junior Girls In XC  MileSplit

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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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