Trees provide multiple benefits to us. They provide shade during hot afternoons; reduce storm water runoff, increase property values and provide other benefits.
Citizens Memorial Hospital will host a free Lunch and Learn seminar on long-term care from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, March 6, in the CMH Community Rooms located at 1500 N. Oakland Ave., Bolivar.
Lots of yummy soups and chili were on offer at the Saturday evening, Feb. 22, 4-H fundraiser supper at the Elks Lodge in Bolivar. According to organizers, a record crowd was on hand to sample the soups and chili with hot dogs and all the trimmings. A dessert auction followed the meal, giving…
JEFFERSON CITY — A simple question set the tone for a hearing on medical marijuana licensing last Wednesday: “How many lawsuits will it take for you to realize your department has made mistakes?”
A Bolivar High School teacher faces three felony charges — including attempted statutory rape — in Polk County Circuit Court following her arrest Thursday, Feb. 27.
The Center for Human Services will host a $5 soup and chili fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, March 6, at the Elks Lodge 2828, 1990 W. Broadway St., Bolivar.
The public and Polk County Artist Association members are invited to enter their art into the Art Sync Gallery & Gifts’ "Amateur Aspiring Artist" art show, set for 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 14, at the gallery.
For the third year in a row — and in what could arguably now be labeled a tradition — area voters will have the chance to hear more about the decisions they will face on the April 7 ballot during a public forum slated for next month.
Chase winter’s gray away with characters “born to shine.” Walk in their footsteps as you dive into Newsbee’s February Picks, their optimism and good work a beacon to follow. You’ll meet a dachshund that celebrates individuality, a woman with a lifelong dream and a new girl at school who cont…
Get the latest news, sports, obituaries, and special interest features in this February 26, 2020 edition of The Bolivar Herald-Free Press.
Bolivar’s Thomas Pennington grapples with an opponent on day one of the Class 2 state meet in Columbia. Liberator wrestling claimed a bronze medal at the meet. Individually, senior Hayden Burks took home his second consecutive state title, Drayton Huchteman netted his second silver medal, Ca…
JEFFERSON CITY — The Missouri Supreme Court went too far. That’s what Rep. Justin Hill, R-Lake St. Louis, said last Tuesday about rules the state high court created to avoid jailing people simply because they’re poor.