Juneteenth Celebration Set
The Hardeman County Commission for Black History will host the annual Juneteenth Celebration June 18 at Sand Beach Lake in Bolivar. Facilitated by Pastor Barbara Fitzhugh, the celebration that will begin at 11:00 a.m. with feature activities for... more
Photo courtesy of Ian Wellons.
Bolivar Central Basketball player Desiree Cross signed May 10 to play basketball and attend Vol State. “I’m super proud of Desiree,” began Bolivar Central Girls Basketball Coach Rob Parson. “The very first day of practice that we had she told me how... more
Photo left to right: Randy Bishop, Cynthia Scott, Maggie Barrowclough, April Simpson, Wanza Taylor, Annette Cornelius, and Carl Gibson of the Middleton Community Libary Board.
A grant from the Tennessee Secretary of State’s Office and the Tennessee State Library and Archives along with money from the City of Middleton and patrons of the library resulted in the Middleton Community Library officially opening its new multi-... more
Photo left to right: Tyler Rice, Alvonte Polk, and Noah Cody were honored as seniors on May 2. Photo by Sarah Rice.
Hardeman County High School Baseball and Softball teams will begin district play this week, with all four teams competing. Bolivar Central Baseball will play May 5, facing Madison Academic in a play-in game at Adamsville. If victorious, the Tigers... more
Wall Brings in Spring
Wall Innovations, who announced in February that they would move their operations to Hardeman County hosted a day of food and music at the Bolivar Amphitheatre on April 30. The new 18,500-square-foot facility will be built at the Bolivar Industrial... more
Local coaches and former players, including Bolivar Central standout and Southern Miss lineman Briason Mays hosted a football camp for players 5th grade and up on May 14. Photo courtesy of Brian Mays.
Juneteenth Celebration Set
Photo courtesy of Ian Wellons.
Photo left to right: Randy Bishop, Cynthia Scott, Maggie Barrowclough, April Simpson, Wanza Taylor, Annette Cornelius, and Carl Gibson of the Middleton Community Libary Board.
Photo left to right: Tyler Rice, Alvonte Polk, and Noah Cody were honored as seniors on May 2. Photo by Sarah Rice.
Wall Brings in Spring

James Earl Murdock

James Earl Murdock, 65, of Bolivar suddenly passed away on Friday October 12, 2014 at Bolivar General Hospital.  He was born on February 12, 1949 in Hardeman County to the late Greek Harvey and Eul

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Minister Leon Lake

Minister Leon Lake, 52, of Bolivar passed away suddenly on Friday September 26, 2014.  He was born on November 20, 1961 in Bolivar to Johnnie Lake and the late Katie Hamer Lake.   Funeral service w

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In Brief

Early voting opens October 15
Early voting opens at the Hardeman County Election Commission office at 106 B Porter Street

Shopper Deadlines

Early Shopper Deadline
In observance of Columbus Day, the Shopper deadline for the October 15 edition will be Thursday,  October 9 at noon. This includes classified.

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

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Pictured from left to right:  Sharon Venuti, Regent; Emily Gibson, Student Extraordinaire; Deana Sain, DAR Good Citizens Chairman

Bolivar Central High School Student Emily Gibson was named the recipient of the DAR Good Citizen Award from Hatchie Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.