Photo by Grace Teubner
The Bolivar Central Lady Tigers saw their most successful season ever come to a close on May 18 with a 5-1 loss to Lexington in the sub-state game, the latest the Tigers have ever lasted in the playoffs. Head Coach Dylan Hill said it was bittersweet... more
Bolivar Central will continue their game against Covington in the Region 8AA final on May 16, after the game on May 15 was suspended for rain in the bottom of the second inning with the Lady Tigers leading 1-0. The Lady Tigers won 24-0 over Memphis... more
A spent budget line item and a communication breakdown left the Hardeman County Sheriff’s Department with no credit cards for gas on May 10, although a budget amendment was made to fix the issue and gas credit was being given by a local vendor... more
Photo courtesy of Tara Barnes.
The Bolivar Central Lady Tigers beat Ripley 6-3 on May 7 to advance to the region tournament, clinching a top-two finish in the Distrct 15AA tournament. And while they subsequently lost in the championship game, the team reached their goal according... more
The Freed-Hardeman University Concert Chamber Choir sang at St. James Church. Photo by Ginger Tester.
The Association for the Preservation of Tennessee Antiquities (APTA) hosted their annual Home Tour May 4-5 in the City of Bolivar. Used as the main fundraiser for the group, the tour featured ten historic structures with music by various groups at... more
Photos by Ginger Tester
Downtown Bolivar was full of activity on April 27 as Crafts on the Square, the Hardeman County Master Gardener’s Plant Sale and a Classic Car Show dotted the landscape. Sponsored by the Hardeman County Chamber of Commerce, Crafts on the Corner... more
Photo by Grace Teubner
Photo courtesy of Tara Barnes.
The Freed-Hardeman University Concert Chamber Choir sang at St. James Church. Photo by Ginger Tester.
Photos by Ginger Tester


Some of us deal with changes; some of us are set in our ways. In the Marine Corps, we learned to adapt and overcome, change was constant.

Floyd Coston

Floyd Coston passed from this life at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis at the age of 85 years six months and 15 days.

Mable Holt

Mable Louise Doherty Holt, of the Grand Valley Lakes, departed this life Tuesday evening, September 16, 2014 at the Dove Healthcare Center in Collierville where she resided for two

In Brief

Bolivar Farmer’s Market on September 27
The Bolivar Farmer’s Market will open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 27 at 110 Lafayette Street, Bolivar.


These great words of wisdom come to you this week via my iPad as I sit here on the beach in Gulf Shores, AL.



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

Middleton High School HOSA students, ranging from seventh to twelfth grade, attended the TN HOSA State Leadership Conference in Chattanooga March 24.