BREAKING: Bolivar City Councilman David Rhea passes away

Bolivar City Councilman David Rhea, 63, passed away at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, April 8.  Rhea had been diagnosed with cancer and recently made the decision to not continue treatments.

"David has served the citizens of Bolivar faithfully and with great integrity and pride. He has been a valuable asset to this council, to the citizens, and to his family. We extend our condolences and prayers to his family and friends," Bolivar City Mayor Barrett Stevens said. "He will be missed."

Rhea ran unopposed for both his terms in office and was currently in his second term as Bolivar City Councilman.