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Polk County House of Hope, which offers immediate and long-term resources to victims of domestic and sexual violence, remains open, despite locking its doors due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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When Tony Milosovich moved to Missouri from California, one of the things the Fair Play resident said he missed was visiting farmers markets. 

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SOUTHWEST BAPTIST UNIVERSITY plans to hold five commencement ceremonies on Friday, Nov. 20, alternating between the Jane and Ken Meyer Wellness Center and Pike Auditorium in Mabee Chapel on the Bolivar campus.

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On a picturesque fall morning, Saturday, Oct. 10, friends and family gathered to take a tour of Bolivar in remembrance of the late Sue Roweton. Beginning at the BH-FP and heading to Sonic — because Sue believed in starting the day with a Dr. Pepper — the group rode to her favorite spots arou…

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There was a small metal clank, barely audible, as City Administrator Tracy Slagle stepped up to the podium and plunked down a set of keys during Bolivar’s board of aldermen meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 13. 

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For the first time in about 10 months, the doors of the Ella Carothers Dunnegan Gallery of Art in Bolivar will open to visitors Sunday, Oct. 18. 

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The City of Bolivar took a more definitive stance on face masks, just falling short of a mask mandate, in the Tuesday, Oct. 13, board of aldermen meeting. 

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Wanda Lou Culbertson, 86, of Fair Play passed away Monday, Oct. 12, 2020, from a stroke she had suffered. Wanda passed away surrounded by her family.

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Liberator football will hope to pull some positive momentum from its 41-0 blowout of Hillcrest on homecoming last Friday as it readies this week for Class 6 Kickapoo. 

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On Tuesday, Nov. 3, voters in Polk County will go to the polls to determine a number of issues and elect leaders for the next terms of office. One of these will be the two-year term of House Representative for the 128th District, and you'll find me there on the ballot. 

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Kudos to the Polk County Health Center, who has gone from lamely mentioning masks this summer, to forcefully advocating them as a primary tool to control the spread of the coronavirus in Bolivar. 

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I have often thought about the labels that our society has put on our different political positions: The Left and the Right!  God in his word predicted this over 2,500 years ago: “A wise man's heart directs him toward the right, but the foolish man's heart directs him toward the left.” (Eccl…

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The Bolivar City Fire Department has issued a burn ban for the City of Bolivar starting today through midnight Saturday, Oct. 17. 

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SOUTHWEST BAPTIST UNIVERSITY plans to hold five commencement ceremonies on Friday, Nov. 20, alternating between the Jane and Ken Meyer Wellness Center and Pike Auditorium in Mabee Chapel on the Bolivar campus.