Sophomore Jaquan Lax’s thirteen points in the second overtime period as Bolivar Central outlasted Sacred Heart in a thriller to begin the season on November 13 in Bolivar. The Tigers had the last shot in both regulation and at the end of the first... more
Barnes, Armstrong, and Bodiford.
Hardeman County elected officials scored three of the five statewide awards given each year to county officials by the County Officials Association of Tennessee (COAT). “I’m very proud of our office holders, they are the best. It is huge to have... more
Hornsby Elementary School was named a “Reward School” by the Tennessee Department of Education for the 2017-2018 school year. Reward schools are those with an accountability score greater than three and are improving in terms of achievement and... more
Photo by Ginger Tester
Both Bolivar Central and Middleton saw their seasons end on October 26 with losses in their final games. In Middleton, senior night at T.D. Owens field saw the Tigers lead 28-12 at halftime and at the end of three quarters, but a second half comback... more
Common Grounds, the coffee shop that will be the centerpiece of the Nehemiah Project 38008, plans to open for business on December 1. The location at 313 West Market Street (previously Pulse Real Estate) in Bolivar is almost ready for customers,... more
Jar Lewis ran for 55 yards on four carries and a touchdown and added 10 tackles, five of them for losses and 2.5 sacks to earn the Vaughan Oil Player of the Game along with McMahan. Photo by Ginger Tester
Bolivar Central’s first win since August came on the strength of a 29-point third quarter and two 100-yard performances from running backs as they defeated Westview 52-31. The Tigers, who had scored first in six of their eight games coming into the... more
Barnes, Armstrong, and Bodiford.
Photo by Ginger Tester
Jar Lewis ran for 55 yards on four carries and a touchdown and added 10 tackles, five of them for losses and 2.5 sacks to earn the Vaughan Oil Player of the Game along with McMahan. Photo by Ginger Tester

Pocahontas

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.

Middleton

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

Hornsby

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.

In Brief

The Middleton Board of Alderman to meet September 15
The Middleton Board of Alderman will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, September 15 at city hall, 300 South Main Street.

Church Happenings

ELCANAAN BAPTIST CHURCH 226 Jackson St., Whiteville; Sunday school – 9:30 a.m., Morning service – 11 a.m., Children’s Church, Wednesday 5:30 p.m., Bible study Wednesday 6 p.m.

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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

Photo courtesy Tina Cranford

The 8th grade students at Bolivar Middle School had the honor of having Senator Dolores Gresham visit them on September 17 in honor of Constitution Day.