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Monday, May 27 — Closed for Memorial Day. more
How well do you know Polk County? more
Polk County participated in a 1 ½ day workshop for the development of integrated strategies to effectively identify and respond to the needs of justice-involved adults with co-occurring mental and substance use disorders. more
Empowering the visually impaired more
Monday, May 20 — Sloppy Joe, pickle and onion, mac and cheese, peas and onions, pears. more
Monday, May 13 — Celebration Day. Tator-Tot bake, broccoli, roll, orange Jell-O. more
Monday, April 29 — Chicken Cordon Bleu, scallop potatoes, Tuscan veggies, roll, coconut cake. more
Monday, April 22 — Kielbasa and potatoes, cabbage, wheat roll, banana cake. more
Monday, April 15 — Parmesan crusted fish or chicken strips, cole slaw, baked beans, hush puppies, lemon cake. more
The Simpson reunion will be held Sunday April 14, at the Lime Bank, 1630 S. Killingsworth, room 1 on the 3rd floor, Bolivar. A potluck lunch will be served around noon, table service and drinks will be provided. more
Monday, April 8 — Spaghetti with meat sauce bake, California Blend, Caesar salad, garlic bread, cookie. more
The Polk County Health Center staff are dedicated to serve and support individuals by providing healthcare, education, and resources to build a safer and healthier community. Always promoting public health through high-quality healthcare, education, and environmental health inspections. The nursing staff provides routine services including vaccinations and disease screenings, as well as foot care for seniors. The PCHC are proud to partner with schools and organizations to provide group education on health and safety topics while promoting individual education on topics such as car seats and safe cribs. The local environmental health staff performs restaurant and daycare inspections to ensure the spaces in which we live are safe and sanitary. Additionally, PCHC has the privilege of serving families through programs like WIC, Show Me Healthy Women, and Wise Women. more
Monday, April 1 — Cheeseburger with lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle, pasta veggie salad, peaches. more
Monday, March 25 — Beef fritter, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, roll, Jell-O cake. more
Get ready to treat your taste buds because the Spring Food Trucks at BTC event is coming, more
Wild Ink is Bolivar’s New Tattoo Place more
Along with all of the family fun activities on tap during Missouri Beef Days 2024, guests can also expect to learn more about the importance of the beef industry to Polk County as well as the state in general. more
Open Hearts United Methodist Church, Bolivar, has announced the first $5,000 scholarship to be awarded from the Hegle Scholarship Fund established by a donation from former Bolivar businessman Weldon Hegle. more
Voters can expect several contested races for the upcoming election on Tuesday, April 2. The Bolivar Herald-Free Press would like to keep the community informed by featuring brief profiles for each candidate in the contested Bolivar, Fair Play, and Flemington municipal races and the Bolivar, Fair Play, Halfway, and Marion C. Early school board races. more
Monday, March 18 — Cashew chicken or sweet & sour chicken, rice, broccoli, egg roll, Mandarin orange. more
I got my pineapple conure Lola about four years ago. She is tiny, small for a conure, but is bursting with character. Her name comes from the Barry Manilow song “Copacabana,” where he sings, “Lola, she was a showgirl.” It is fitting. When I first saw her, she was rolling around, begging for attention and showing off. I fell in love and I had to have her. She’s funny and smart and since bringing her home, has learned a few phrases. “Pretty girl,” and “I love you” are her favorites - we tell each other the latter probably 50 times a day. I also get bombarded with “Hey Baby” when it’s time to take her out in the morning. She also picked up another word that I cannot write in the paper (where she learned it, I cannot say, but thankfully she uses it very seldomly). more
Monday, March 11 — Celebration Day! Goulash green beans, wheat roll, ice cream. more
March 31 is the big day and the BH-FP wants to spread the word on your upcoming Easter Events. If you know of an awesome egg hunt or any other hoppin’ gatherings, tell us about them! Information must be received by March 27. Please provide: more
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