Tennis in the Summertime
Bolivar Central Tennis Coach Ian Wellons and former coach Stephen Wood are sponsoring a Bolivar Summer Tennis League at the high school courts on Monday nights at 7:00. The league began June 6 and will run through July 25.  There will be no league... more
Employee Dispute Ends in Death
A shooting at the Bolivar One-Stop, 320 W. Market Street, resulted in a death and an arrest connected to it. On Sunday, June 19, at approximately 10:03 p.m., Bolivar Police officers responded to the scene and discovered Mahmoude Saleh deceased from... more
Comeback Begins All-Star Season
The Bolivar 10U Baseball All-Stars overcame a six-run deficit to beat the Selmer All-Stars 8-7 in Bolivar on June 14. “We made a good comeback,” said Manager Bobby Hensley after the game. “But you all see we have things to work on.” Selmer scored... more
Whiteville Hosts Football Camp
Former NFL Running Back Dexter McCluster (far right, orange shorts) led a football training camp in Whiteville on June 4, bringing with him Tyler Harris, a boxing trainer, who assisted with fitness.  The event was available for all youth in Hardeman... more
Silerton Dedicates Park
Silerton held a celebration on June 4 as the town opened the Holly Beshires Memorial Park. “It was great to be able to assist Silerton with funding through the Tennessee ThreeStar grant awarded to the county,” said Hardeman County Mayor Jimmy Sain... more
Tennis in the Summertime
Youth Evangelism Project, or Y.E.P., served the citizens of Hardeman County for the 10th year, doing service work around Bolivar this week.
Employee Dispute Ends in Death
Comeback Begins All-Star Season
Whiteville Hosts Football Camp
Silerton Dedicates Park


Our prayer list is as follows: Grace and Bobby Bynum, Wilma Bynum, Cleo Snellings, Lee Carter, Novice Yopp, Curtis and Marjorie Hines, Margie Lovelace, Aurthur and Jo Bryson , Connie Dusek.


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.


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


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.



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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

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.