Hardeman County was treated to the Driving Innovation Road Show as the mobile until came to Bolivar on June 11. Driving Innovation is a mobile program that supports economic and workforce development in Tennessee’s rural communities. Funded by the... more
Photo by Ginger Tester.
New Bolivar Central Football Coach Montrell Craft has only been at work as the head coach for a few weeks, but he sees a chance for good things from his squad. “We have some key guys coming back in certain positions, such as the offensive line,... more
Lynn Price (left) with Evelyn Robertson, of Whiteville, who presented the award.
Bolivar Fire Chief Lynn Price won the African American Conference Outstanding Leader Award during the WestStar Leadership Program’s Annual African American Leadership Conference, held May 7 in Jackson. Price was also named Fire Chief of the Year by... more
The American Red Cross-Midwest Tennessee Chapter has named local resident, Mrs. Sarah Rice as their 2019 Volunteer of the Year. Sarah is employed by the City of Bolivar and serves as administrative support for the Bolivar Fire Department and as the... more
Photo by Nikki Williams.
Bolivar Mayor Julian McTizic unveiled plans for Sand Beach Lake on the east end of Bolivar, in a ceremony on May 23. Unveiled as a 122-acre park, the plans have a boat ramp, beach area, walking trails, an amphitheatre, camping areas, and in the... more
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
Photo by Ginger Tester.
Lynn Price (left) with Evelyn Robertson, of Whiteville, who presented the award.
Photo by Nikki Williams.
Photo by Grace Teubner


Bro. Wayne Flake was voted in by 100 percent as interim pastor of First United Pentecostal Church. Services will be 10 a.m.  and 6 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays.


Prayer requests: Debi Brown, Roy Brumbelow,  Dorsey Clark, Helen Daniel, Leon Downen, Ron Grantham Jr., Bristol Harwood, John Henson, Dianne Hill, Gail Hobbs, Wilma Hodges,  Paul and Billie Ruth Ho


Hello to all!  Well things are shaping up for the Hornsby Family Fun Day.  I have been told there will be several ball games, craft vendors, food vendors, car show and lots of good entertainment.

Rumor control

The word going around the gossip pole is ducks, ducks and more ducks. The conditions in the nesting area have been the best in 30 years.

In Brief

The Grand Junction Board of Aldermen to meet September 1The Grand Junction Board of Aldermen will meet 7 p.m.

Early Deadlines

The Bulletin-Times office will be closed September 1 in observance of  Labor Day. Deadlines for the Shopper and Bulletin will be Thursday, August 28 at noon. 



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.