Olympic gold medalist Scott Hamilton will speak at Freed-Hardeman University’s 54th Annual Benefit Dinner December 7 in Loyd Auditorium. The event raises funds for scholarships at FHU. Arguably the world’s most famous figure skater, Hamilton has won... more
Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam joined state and local lawmakers, Kilgore/Chemring employees, government agencies, and other well-wishers in making official Kilgore’s plans to spend $40 million to expand its operations in Hardeman County and create... more
Obie Beard, former Jackson Boxing Club champion boxer, responded affirmatively when invited by Bolivar Mayor Julian McTizic and City Councilman Jonathan Joy to bring Jackson Boxing Club to Bolivar. The objective is the give local residents,... more
 Hardeman County Sheriff John Doolen and Bolivar Police Chief Pat Baker both attended an anti violence march on May 8, organized by the families related to Michael Ruiz.
A joint investigation by the Hardeman County Sheriff’s Department, Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Whiteville Police Department, Bolivar Police Department, Federal Bureau of Investigation, and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco,... more
Master Gardener Gary Barrowclough assists customers at their annual plant sale on April 28.  Story and photos by Ginger Tester.
Nothing adds gusto to a landscape like colorful plants and blooming flowers. The Hardeman County Master Gardeners were out in force on the opening day of the Bolivar Farmers Market and offered flora combinations and advice to aid home improvement... more
 Hardeman County Sheriff John Doolen and Bolivar Police Chief Pat Baker both attended an anti violence march on May 8, organized by the families related to Michael Ruiz.
Master Gardener Gary Barrowclough assists customers at their annual plant sale on April 28.  Story and photos by Ginger Tester.
Bolivar Central football player Daniel Lake received a scholar-athlete award from the National Football Foundation.  Previous winners of the award from Bolivar Central are Mason and Mitch Ross. Lake is pictured with Hardeman County Superintendent of Schools Warner Ross.

In Brief

The Grand Junction Board of Aldermen to meet October 6
The Grand Junction Board of Aldermen will meet 7 p.m. Monday, October 6 at city hall, 150 North Tippah Street.

Toone

Greetings from Toone! Well, summer has come and gone, and now we are entering fall and the homestretch of 2014.

Saulsbury

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.

Pocahontas

A nice lady from Bolivar mailed me a copy of “Oh, Dem Golden Slippers.” A neighbor, also brought me a copy. I  learned it was written by James Bland in 1879.

Middleton

Last Wednesday, we were in Memphis for a doctor’s appointment, and were headed home when our phone began ringing.  We learned about the escaped fugitive in the Middleton area.

Hornsby

Hello to all!  Well, everyone is getting out the fall decorations and getting into the season.  I was very proud to see so many children and parents get to the school earlier Wednesday for See You

Grand Junction

Greetings, Grand Junction!  What glorious fall weather we’ve been blessed with!  I hope everyone is well rested, because now the “fall fun” begins.

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News

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

Toby #17614 is an adult male mixed breed. He is approximately five years old. This big guy weighs in around 90lbs!