MO bolivar's Most Loveable Puppies Eagerly Awaits Forever Homes Today!
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to bolivar..
Bolivar firefighters battle house fire caused by unattended barrel
BOLIVAR, Mo. – Bolivar area fire and police departments responded to several calls at the same time last night, including a house fire. At about 5:25 p.m. on Wednesday, the Bolivar Fire Department was called to a house fire on South Chicago Place. The Bolivar City Fire Captain, John Kendall, said that the house had […]
Today the gas price is close to $2.69 in Wheatland as of 2023-12-09. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Saturday is $3.167, a week ago the price is $3.247 , according to AAA.
The Complete St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office News Release November 21, 2023 through November 27, 2023
Currently accepting applications for Detention/Jail Officers, and Road Deputies!. GET UPDATED ON THINGS HAPPENING IN YOUR AREA! SIGN-UP FOR TEXTCASTER!. Sheriff Lee Hilty would like to share more information about the Text Caster partnership. Upon signing up for the service, citizens will be able to get alerts on road closings,...
Wheatland Center School and Randall School students stuff the bus for The Sharing Center
Wheatland and Randall students combined to collect 8,060 pounds of food for the Sharing Center. The neighboring school districts worked together to fill their buses with nonperishable food items to replenish the Sharing Center’s Food Bank. “Despite the competitive aspect of the event, staff and students at both schools...
Walmart employee completes 50-year journey, bids farewell to Pittsburg store
PITTSBURG - After a half-century of dedicated service, the last remaining original employee at the Pittsburg Walmart is retiring.
Lucas Oil Speedway Champions Spotlight: Consistency propels Williams to first B-Mod crown
WHEATLAND, MO. (Dec. 7, 2023) – Never in his wildest dreams at the beginning of the 2023 season did Bobby Williams envision himself bringing home a Lucas Oil Speedway track championship. Especially if you’d have told Williams he would not win a feature race along the way. But...
Missouri’s Most Mispronounced Place Once Hit By a Mammoth Meteor?
There is one Missouri town that has been hit by a double whammy. It's known as being one of the most mispronounced cities in America and it was also slammed into by a mammoth meteor. Can this Missouri place catch a break?. I have admitted my own difficulty (along with...
Bolivar resident turns 101 with great-great-granddaughter
BOLIVAR, Mo. – One Bolivar resident is celebrating a big birthday this week. Ms. Willa is now 101 years old. Willa was able to ring in a new year of life with her great-great-granddaughter. Ms. Willa is a resident of the Parkview Health Care Facility in Bolivar. On Monday, the Bolivar Intermediate School Singers came […]
Overwhelming response to Free Grocery/Pop Up Produce event
JOPLIN, Mo. - The Alliance of Southwest Missouri, 1901 South Pearl, were prepared with 800 boxes of food for families on Thursday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
There's A New Face At Beyonder Marine At Sterett Creek In Warsaw
Beyonder Marine at Sterett Creek recently hired a new general manager, Chris Hawn. Hawn grew up in Farmington, Missouri, then continued his education at Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar majoring in Recreation. After graduation, Hawn worked as a YMCA camp director in several different states for almost 20 years. He...
WRESTLING: Tiger boys open by winning Bolivar Tournament
The Waynesville High boys’ and girls’ wrestling squads opened their respective seasons with a dual meet and a weekend event last week. Saturday, Dec. 2 the Tiger boys captured the 26th annual Bolivar Tournament. Waynesville won the team title of the eight-school event with 205.5 points while Bolivar was second with 160 and Springfield Central third with 139.
Family seeks help after Missouri highway worker seriously injured by flying tire
Jacob Detherage and his young family were just six months removed from a serious vehicle accident when misfortune struck again on the same stretch of highway. The Missouri Department of Transportation employee was working in a median on Highway 13 just north of Bolivar, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol, when a tire came off the axle of a passing pick-up truck and struck Detherage.
Carl Junction Bulldogs Overcome First Half Deficit to Triumph Over Pittsburg
In an exhilarating comeback, the Bulldogs from Carl Junction managed to erase a 17-point first half deficit, rallying to secure a 66-62 victory over Pittsburg. This thrilling win showcases the team's resilience and determination. Don't miss the full report on this nail-biting match!
Fiber Internet Service Hits Big Milestone
Connect, powered by Osage Valley Electric Cooperative, a local provider of fiber-to-the-home broadband internet, has achieved a significant milestone by connecting 5,000 customers to its broadband services. Recently, Four Fillies Mercantile in Lowry City became the 5,000th subscriber. “We are thrilled to reach this significant milestone of connecting 5,000 members...
Cedar County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office in Stockton Seeking Legal Secretary and Victim Advocate
The Cedar County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office is hiring for two roles: a legal secretary and a Prosecutor Based Circuit Victim Advocate. The legal secretary role requires strong computer and office skills, attention to detail, and the ability to handle stress. Compensation depends on the applicant's experience.
Pittsburg Community Theatre Presents 'A Christmas Story' Musical
Experience the magic of the holiday season with the Pittsburg Community Theatre's rendition of "A Christmas Story." Join Ralphie on his quest for the ultimate Christmas gift, the Red Ryder BB gun. The show starts tonight and runs until Dec. 20th. Grab your tickets now!
City Utilities looks to expand Stockton Lake water supply stock, secure water beyond 2060
City Utilities has taken the first step to ensure it has enough water to support the Springfield area past 2060. The Board of Public Utilities approved an agreement expressing CU's intent to buy additional water in the future from Stockton Lake. The agreement is between CU and the Southwest Missouri...
MoDOT worker recovering after runaway tire hits him on Highway 13
BOLIVAR, Mo. (KY3) - A Missouri Department of Transportation worker is recovering after he was hit by a runaway tire while working on Highway 13 near Bolivar. Jacob Detherage did walk away with some pretty serious injuries. He says he has no memory of the accident, but we’re told by his wife that it happened when a truck pulling a trailer lost one of its tires at 70 miles per hour it then hit Jacob’s leg.
Shrine Club And Ladies Donate To Salvation Army
WARSAW SHRINE CLUB recently donated $1,000 to the Salvation Army's" Childrens Coat Drive. Members there to present the girft included: Bruce Stimp, Kathy Sullins, Dave Malecki, Administrator Terry Watson, Allen Goodman, Steve Elliott, John Mackey, President Herb Harris, Jim Miller and Cheryl Elliott. ON NOVEMBER 16, the Benton County Salvation...