Photo by Ginger Tester
The Bolivar-Hardeman County Library’s shelves are being replenished after flooring and other work was done on the facility. What began with a heating emergency quickly became a flood and ended with new paint on the walls and new flooring being... more
The Hardeman County Sheriff’s Deputies got new gear this past week as the Hardeman County Commission voted to spend the money to outfit 31 deputies with Kevlar vests. “We are very grateful that Mayor (Jimmy) Sain and the County Commission supported... more
Presly Smith serves lunch to Vietnam Vets. Many students on Spring Break helped serve and bus tables. Photo by Ginger Tester.
Parrans Chapel Baptist Church each year celebrates Compassion Week during the week preceding Easter. This year, member Betty Thompson said their project was to show appreciation for Vietnam Era Veterans, no matter what branch of service. “We are out... more
The Luez Committee will roll out a program designed to find out what the people of Hardeman County want to see when the circa 1948 theatre renovations are complete this summer. Surveys asking for preferences in programming, special events,... more
Bolivar Middle School secured an undefeated county season with a 13-0 victory over Hornsby on March 27 to grab the #1 seed going into the Eighth Annual County Journal Hardeman County Baseball Tournament on April 7 at the Bolivar Optimist Field.... more
Help may be on the way for Bolivar General Hospital from the Tennessee Legislature, and Bolivar General may be helping themselves as well. “This is all good news. This is a concentration on small rural hospitals to keep moving,” said Bolivar General... more
Photo by Ginger Tester
Presly Smith serves lunch to Vietnam Vets. Many students on Spring Break helped serve and bus tables. Photo by Ginger Tester.


Hardeman County Solid Waste Recycling Department is now accepting sealed bids on the following:
1 New 2017-2018 66,000 GVW Truck chassis
with roll off hoist and tarper.

Public Notice

Notice is hereby given that the Bolivar City Council will meet in special called session Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. at the Bolivar Municipal Center, 211 N.


Hardeman County Correctional Facilities Corporation and Hardeman County Correctional Facilities Corporation II will hold a telephonic Board meeting on Monday, April 16, 2018, at 8:30 a.m.



The Bolivar Hardeman County Library’s adventures continued last week as frozen water pipes burst and flooded the library that had been intermittantly shut down for a broken heating system for the p

Home & Family

The 1st place winner was Cirstyn Harris, 2nd place Jaci Murphy, and 3rd place Ian Chandler.

First graders at Bolivar Elementary School enjoyed celebrating the 100th Day of School on January 31. The students brought in collections of 100 things.