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A man from Bolivar is facing felony assault and endangering the welfare of a child charges after allegedly hitting a victim and threatening children with a knife. 

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The Bolivar Recreation and Aquatic Center celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon cutting and open house Thursday, April 8.

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Nelson Ray England, 79, of Tipton passed away Monday, April 5, 2021, at his home.

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Shirley Potts, 76, passed away on Saturday, April 10, 2021, at her residence in Pleasant Hope. She was the wife of Leslie Potts, they shared 31 years together. Shirley was born in Bolivar on Dec. 17, 1944 to Artie and Bessie Baby Seamster. She attended Bolivar schools. She was employed at Ge…

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James Michael Dilday, age 59, was called home by our Lord on Wednesday, March 31, 2021. He was known affectionately by family and friends as “Bubba” and was born to Edgar and Patricia Dilday on April 14, 1961. He was raised and lived in Morrisville until his passing, where he attended Marion…

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Herman Lee Burns, 93 years of age, passed from this life on Thursday, April 8, 2021, in Buffalo. He was born on Jan. 21, 1928, in Atoka, Oklahoma, to his parents James and Rosie Williams Burns. 

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Bolivar’s Aiden Asby claimed second place at the Bolivar Invitational golf tournament at Silo Ridge Country Club on Monday, April 5. 

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Fairy tales can come true — at least so it will seem later this month when Bolivar High School’s Jobs for America’s Graduates program plays host to young royalty.

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Polk County Community Connections will use a $10,000 grant to help aid its community. 

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Chris Warwick will serve another term as mayor of the City of Bolivar after winning re-election over challenger Amira Siddiq-Gerry in the Tuesday, April 6, municipal election. 

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Willa Wathena Payne Simpson was born May 11, 1938, at Polk to Isaac Columbus Payne and Sarah Jewell Ragsdale Payne. She passed away peacefully at Parkview Nursing Home on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at the age of 82. 

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Heather Huff, daughter of Charlene Huff, and Samuel Baker, son of Donna Baker, have announced their engagement. 

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James Michael Dilday, age 59, was called home by our Lord on Wednesday, March 31, 2021. He was known affectionately by family and friends as “Bubba” and was born to Edgar and Patricia Dilday on April 14, 1961. He was raised and lived in Morrisville until his passing, where he attended Marion…