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Local man shot to death at friend’s home – Sheriff says investigation is ongoing

Posted on May 26, 2015 at 3:11 pm

A fatal shooting in far southeastern Pike County is under investigation by the office of Pike County Sheriff Stephen Korte. Authorities say their initial impression of the shooting death of Clinton D. Collins, 38, of rural Annada on Saturday, May 23 is that it appears to be a case of home-owner self defense. At 7:42 p.m. that evening, the Sheriff’s Office received a report of a man being shot outside

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Park Board members to aid in interviews for Director

Posted on May 26, 2015 at 3:21 pm

Three Park Board members volunteered Tuesday to participate in the interviewing and hiring of a new Parks and Recreation Director. The regular monthly meeting, held Tuesday, May 20, was called to order by board president Angela Smith. All members were present. After approving the previous meeting’s minutes, the board approved the hiring of Terry Martin to complete two stump carvings in the Bowling Green City Park. The board will pay

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  • Local man shot to death at friend’s home – Sheriff says investigation is ongoing

    Posted on May 26, 2015 at 3:11 pm

    A fatal shooting in far southeastern Pike County is under investigation by the office of Pike County Sheriff Stephen Korte. Authorities say their initial impression of the shooting death of Clinton D. Collins, 38, of rural Annada on Saturday, May 23 is that it appears to be a case of home-owner self defense. At 7:42 p.m. that evening, the Sheriff’s Office received a report of a man being shot outside

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  • Conservation compliance certification due June 1

    Posted on May 22, 2015 at 10:21 am

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds farmers to file a Highly Erodible Land Conservation and Wetland Conservation Certification form (AD-1026) with their local USDA Service Center by June 1. The 2014 Farm Bill requires producers to have the form on file in order to remain eligible, or to become eligible for crop insurance premium support. Many farmers already have a certification form on file since it’s required for participation

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Sports

YMCA summer programs

Posted on May 26, 2015 at 4:09 pm

BONCL BONCL will not be having summer programs.  All BONCL students are invited to attend summer programs at Louisiana or Clopton. Bowling Green and Frankford Summer School Extended Days will be provided on days when Summer School is in session.  Hours are 3 to 6 p.m. Clopton Summer Session will begin May 26 and run through June 19.  Hours are 6:15 a.m. to 5 p.m. Louisiana Summer School Extended Days

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  • Larson receives scholar-athlete awards

    Posted on May 26, 2015 at 4:01 pm

    St. Louis College of Pharmacy (STLCOP) student-athlete Rebecca Larson, of Bowling Green, received of the Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete award. To be eligible for nomination, an outstanding varsity athlete must maintain a 3.5 or better cumulative grade point average as a junior or above. She is one of seven STLCOP athletes to receive the award. In addition, Larson was named to the American Midwest Conference (AMC) Academic All-Conference team for women’s track

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  • BG Rotary to host Lakefest

    Posted on May 26, 2015 at 3:51 pm

    The Bowling Green Rotary Club will be hosting its third annual Lakefest at the Bowling Green Reservoir/Jack Floyd Memorial Lake, East of Bowling Green, on Friday, June 5 from 5 to 8 p.m. Lakefest includes a BBQ, 5K run/walk, hayrides, bonfire and other family activities. The Rotary Club will serve BBQ throughout the evening, including a pork burger or hotdog dinner. The 5K run/walk features a scenic course on trails

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    Posted on April 20, 2015 at 7:51 am

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Lowrance chosen as finalist for Miss Missouri pageant

Posted on May 26, 2015 at 3:55 pm

Miss Jacy Lowrance, Little Miss Vandalia 2014, age 5, has been chosen as a State Finalist in the National American Miss Missouri Pageant to be held June 25 through 27 at the beautiful Holiday Inn Executive in Columbia. Miss Lowrance is the daughter of Maria and Tim Lowrance, of Vandalia. Miss Jacy’s activities include dancing, singing, and playing ball games, but most of all she is enjoys reading books and

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  • Republicians of Pike County make final plans for Lincoln Day celebration

    Posted on May 26, 2015 at 3:51 pm

    Republicans of Pike County Club met on May 7 at the Faith Baptist Church in Louisiana. Following a prayer led by Harvey Hughes and the pledge of allegiance led by Gale Frolos, the group enjoyed a carry-in supper. The business meeting was called to order by club president, Gale Frolos. There was not a secretary’s report available. The treasurer’s report was read and accepted. Old business consisted of final plans

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  • Memorial Day

    Posted on May 26, 2015 at 3:25 pm

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    Members of the Bowling Green VFW Post 5553 and Ladies Auxiliary gathered Monday for their annual Memorial Day ceremony.

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Lowrance chosen as finalist for Miss Missouri pageant

Posted on May 26, 2015 at 3:55 pm

Miss Jacy Lowrance, Little Miss Vandalia 2014, age 5, has been chosen as a State Finalist in the National American Miss Missouri Pageant to be held June 25 through 27 at the beautiful Holiday Inn Executive in Columbia. Miss Lowrance is the daughter of Maria and Tim Lowrance, of Vandalia. Miss Jacy’s activities include dancing, singing, and playing ball games, but most of all she is enjoys reading books and

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  • BGHS Spring Band Concert

    Posted on May 19, 2015 at 2:13 pm

    The guitar group played four selections for the audience during Thursday’s BGHS Spring Band Concert: “Take Me Home, Country Roads,” “Boulevard of Broken Dreams,” “Hey Jude,” and “Good Riddance.” Performers were Sydney Akins, Trenton Robb, John Carter, Kayla Rutherford, Jacob Feldmann, Kailey Sheets, Mariah Flowers, Lauren Sparks, Leyla Galabekova, Garrett Swarnes, Shelby Grummel, McKinley White, Jared Hays, Dawson Horn, Logan Leffeler, Lauren Madigan, Karrington Martin, Andrew Mudd, Bailey Orf, Zachary

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  • BGHS Spring Choir Concert – Doc Cox honored for 25+ years

    Posted on May 12, 2015 at 1:26 pm

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    Mr. Dennis “Doc” Cox was definitely the star of the show Friday. Marking his final concert as choir director for the district, Cox received honors from many present and former students, including Lee Holt (pictured), who gave Cox an award given to her mother when she was in the choir program, and Chad Perkins, who offered a proclamation on behalf of the City of Bowling Green. Cox has worked in

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