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The following candidates will appear on the Tuesday, April 3, ballot for two three-year seats. The candidate profiles are listed in the order candidates filed and as they will appear on the ballot.

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Three of six Polk County school boards — Bolivar R-1, Halfway R-3 and Humansville R-4 — will see contested races on the upcoming Tuesday, April 3, ballot.

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The City of Bolivar’s April election will see some competition as two aldermen seats will be contested on the upcoming ballot.

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Polk County's E-911 board will see six new faces, with only one familiar face returning to the newly elected board. Steven L. Bruce will serve as the board's chairman, as he defeated opponents Joanne Christian and Theron Becker.

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Bolivar elected Christopher D. Warwick as mayor and Steve Skopec and Vicky Routh to the city's board of aldermen in Polk County's municipal elections Tuesday, April 4.

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Of the eight municipalities in Polk County with elections on Tuesday, April 4, only one, Bolivar, has a contested election, while four of six school boards have candidates running opposed for seats.

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He wears an old straw hat and a white T-shirt that probably is only clean for a short time every morning. He has a full white beard and tanned skin, and you would not believe what he has done. I think the man is a miracle worker!

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Danny Morrison is the winner of the Republican primary election for Polk County's next sheriff, according to unofficial results from the Tuesday, Aug. 2, primary election. He currently faces no filed opposition in the general election.

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Paula Hubbert and J.R. Collins have been elected to serve on the Bolivar R-1 Board of Education, while Ethel Mae Tennis will take place as alderman of Bolivar's Ward 1 after Polk County's municipal elections Tuesday, April 5. Below are the unofficial results from election night. For more inf…

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In 1948, Polk County Library’s tax levy of 0.10 was enough to provide for the services that were offered, including books, magazines and newspapers, as well as pay employees and keep up the building. Without any change for more than 60 years, however, the library has been forced to dip into …