Cowboys and cowgirls competing for prize money, and points for national standings, gathered in Bolivar on Saturday night to rope steers, barrell race and bull ride. Here is a collection of just a few photos from last night's rodeo. Did you attend... more
One Hardeman County man is dead after the Ford Explorer he was driving collided this afternoon at approximately 3:22 p.m. along the 1400 block of Highway 100 in Toone. A Mid-South Supply truck, loaded with gravel, hit the Explorer as it crossed... more
Below is the listing of events in Hardeman County for the anniversary of September 11 (Patriot Day):   6:30 a.m. - Breakfast for all first responders and emergency personnel at Joe's Restaurant 7:45 a.m. - Patriot Day parade of first responders and... more
First Baptist Church in Bolivar invites you every Saturday in September from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. for a FREE CAR WASH. NO DONATIONS PLEASE!
Caleb Slaughter first performed publically when he was in the ninth grade.
SlaughterHeights is Caleb Slaughter’s stage name. At first glance that name could belie an extremely bright, low keyed, well-mannered young man. Home schooled since the fifth grade, Caleb is now a high school senior readying himself for college.   ... more
Volunteer Betty Thompson carries Haileigh to a waiting resident at a Pine  Meadows therapy session.
A dimly lit dining room, childhood hymns softly playing in the background, a semi-circle of 15 wheelchairs. Each chair occupied by an elderly mother, grandmother, or great grandmother. Each of them cradling a doll. Perhaps lost in memories of their... more
Caleb Slaughter first performed publically when he was in the ninth grade.
Volunteer Betty Thompson carries Haileigh to a waiting resident at a Pine  Meadows therapy session.


Hello from Toone! Well, it looks as if September is well underway, and we are now on a direct collision course with the busy, crazy holiday season.


Happy birthday wishes for September go to Joshua Bryant, September 8; Zach Kretschman, September 12; Annette Lowrance, September 12; Joshua Dickey, September 13; Devin Holloway, September 26; Charl


Our prayer list is as follows: Grace and Bobby Bynum, Wilma Bynum, Cleo Snellings, Lee Carter, Novice Yopp, Curtis and Marjorie Hines, Margie Lovelace, Aurthur and Jo Bryson , Connie Dusek.


On October 4, the American Legion men will have a yard sale in the parking lot of First South Bank. There will be something for everyone.


Prayer requests: Lloyd Bell, Wayne Bishop, Odis Bizzell, Debi Brown, Dorsey Clark, Leon Downen, Ron Grantham Jr., Bristol Harwood, Gail Hobbs, Wilma Hodges,  Paul and Billie Ruth Howell, Virginia J


Hello to all!  Well, football season is here and everyone is wishing the weather could be just a little cooler, especially the players wouldn’t mind.  Gary, Tara, Bailee and Gunnar Barnes and Paul,

Grand Junction

Greetings, Grand Junction!  Sympathy goes out to Jeri Mills, whose son, Raymond Mills passed away last week.  Please remember Jeri and the rest of the family in your prayers.

It’s here!

Our tradition on Labor Day is a big family gathering and dove shoot. As normal,  Momma Hoot bonds with the kitchen. We have a country man’s breakfast and the talk is about the dove hunt.

Wake up America

There is a war going on. Pray for the direction of the leaders of our country and people of the world. We must rely on the one who can guide and protect us.



A SMS text message, sent to Hardeman County cell phone subscribers Monday afternoon (September 16), had many residents alarmed (according to law enforcement officials).

Home & Family

Regional Economic Development Initiative (REDI) College Mentor Dixie Spencer discusses how to obtain funds for college with BCHS high school seniors.

The Hardeman County GEAR UP program and Regional Economic Development Initiative (REDI) held a Scholarships 101 Boot Camp for high school seniors at Bolivar Central High (BCHS) and Middleton High (