THE FAIR PLAY HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1961 celebrated its 60th class reunion on Sunday, June 27. Those able to attend were Gary Rice, Ted Barker, Glenda Carlyle Miller, Marquita Payne Gravely, Joyce Curry Davolt, Violetta Wright Patterson and Roddie Hughs.
The Bolivar Herald-Free Press reached out to several Polk County residents to ask them — What are your memories of the day the world stopped turning? How did 9/11 change the world? The following are their responses.
The family of Frank and Sarah Ashlock will meet for the annual Ashlock family reunion from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11, at the first pavilion in Dunnegan Memorial Park, Bolivar.
A family of four generations of living women turned into five with the birth of Gabriela Jones. Gabriela is held by great-great-grandmother Willa Hankey and is also pictured with, from left, great-grandmother Barbara Adams, mother Stephanie Jones and grandmother Bylinda Edwards.
ART SYNC GALLERY MEMBERS HUE AND MARLA PARNELL hosted a painting event at Bolivar High School’s Project Graduation on Sunday, May 16. Students painted and learned how to manipulate acrylics to create colorful sunset skies and realistic palm trees, according to a gallery news release.