Even as new positive cases of COVID-19 seem to slow down, Polk County may have experienced its first death related to the new coronavirus.
Spearheaded by Bolivar’s Open Hearts United Methodist Church, the seventh annual event featured a drive-thru format due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But, as in years past, its purpose remained providing Polk County K-12 students with free school supplies and other needed products.
While the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Polk County continues to climb, tied largely to a local residential facility, other statistics show possible signs of improvement.
Polk Countians will head to the polls next Tuesday, Aug. 4, to settle the Republican primaries for southern district commissioner and sheriff, along with a host of statewide races.
As Polk County faces increasing COVID-19 cases, area residents continue to find creative ways to stay connected. Pictured here, Zoe Lynn Mayfield, with the help of her father, James Mayfield, peeks through a hospital window to see her mother, Whitney Mayfield, and new baby sister, Millie Mor…
Effective Sunday, June 26, Bolivar Open Hearts United Methodist Church will hold in-person Sunday morning traditional style services at 8 a.m. with old hymns outdoors on the lawn led by Pastor David Collum.
Does your publisher intend to admit he was wrong about “reopening” now that COVID-19 cases are skyrocketing? He was quick to jump on that politicized bandwagon that backfired. Now, he’s silent.
As Missouri experiences its highest number of positive COVID-19 cases yet, several counties and municipalities have begun encouraging or requiring people to wear masks when going out into the community.