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The following questions came to the BH-FP newsroom from Bolivar Intermediate School fourth-graders.

Serious congratulations are due Bolivar High School Liberator football — and all the coaching and school staff, families, friends and fans who…

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The Bolivar Herald-Free Press brought home a total of 11 awards — including three first-place honors — from this year’s Better Newspaper Conte…

And we’re officially off — tomorrow will see all Polk County schools back in action for the 2019-20 school year.

As journalists, we have an enormous responsibility to report the news fairly and evenly. In my 30 years in the newspaper industry, I have made…

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After a closed session on Thursday, July 18, the Bolivar R-1 school board opened its doors to the community for local residents to provide inp…

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By the time Aaron Mayfield made it to his home in rural Polk County on the evening of July 3, 2018, nothing was the same as when he left it.  

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Bolivar’s most famous fowl are making headlines again this year as the swans at Dunnegan Memorial Park welcomed new fluffy cygnets into their …