Lane Outlasts ‘Em All at the Derby
Isaac Lane’s 1980 Chevy Caprice was the only car still running at the end of the Hardeman County Forest Festival Demolition Derby on September 18, earning him $1200 on the night. Lane, who lasted through two heats to claim the win, beat Kevin Kirks’... more
Tennessee Adjutant General Major General Jeff Holmes and wife Becky Ross pin the hardware on Ross during the ceremony.
A ceremony at the Bolivar First United Methodist Church on Sunday, September 19 officially installed Warner Ross II to the rank of Brigadier General as the Hardeman County Director of Schools prepared to leave Bolivar for Nashville at the end of the... more
Hardeman County Sports Notes
The Hardeman County Middle School Softball tournament will be October 2 at Middleton. The four-team tournament will begin with 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. semifinals and conclude with a 1:00 p.m. final game. It will be broadcast on WMOD Radio (96.7-FM).
Forest Festival Arrives
The midway opened on September 14, officially starting the 58th Tennessee Forest Festival, and the 35th time it has been hosted by Hardeman County. Hardeman County Mayor Jimmy Sain said he was glad the event was able to come back after taking 2020... more
Photo by Kendall Adkins
Bolivar Central’s two and a half quarters of football weren’t enough as the Tigers fell 42-13 to Ripley in Ripley on September 3. “We need to work harder,” said Bolivar Central Head Coach Hayden Williams. “And we need to execute better on special... more
Photo by Sarah Rice
Trailers packed by the Bolivar Fire Department departed Hardeman County on September 7, packed full of supplies. According to the department, more than $4,000 was raised as well, to be used to purchase supplies for Waverly flood victims. During the... more
Lane Outlasts ‘Em All at the Derby
Tennessee Adjutant General Major General Jeff Holmes and wife Becky Ross pin the hardware on Ross during the ceremony.
Hardeman County Sports Notes
Forest Festival Arrives
Photo by Kendall Adkins
Photo by Sarah Rice

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.

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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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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

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Students at Whiteville Elementary created dozens of displays to celebrate Black History Month.
The displays were shown at the school on Thursday, February 20.