Today's Top Story

boys v highland

Bobcats are District Champions – BG to face Father Tolton for Sectionals

Posted on March 3, 2015 at 1:34 pm

The Bobcats are the Class 3 District 7 District Champions! The title came with a 85-70 victory over Highland Saturday afternoon at an electrified, packed-house Palmyra High School. While the first half made a BG win seem inevitable, with the second quarter closing on a 39-22 Bowling Green lead, Highland came back with a vengeance for the third and fourth quarters. The final quarter alone saw Highland answer BG’s 26

Read Full Story

Local Videos

Local News

Jim Hansen’s Capitol Report

Posted on March 3, 2015 at 1:52 pm

It was with immense sadness that I learned of the tragic passing of my fellow public servant, Tom Schweich. This is a devastating loss for our state as we have now lost a leader and a man of the highest integrity, character and dedication. I ask now that all Missourians pray for the Schweich family as they cope with this tragic loss. In the weeks and months to come we

Read Full Story
  • County Collector sworn in

    Posted on March 3, 2015 at 1:43 pm

    morrison swearing in

    Pike County Collector Marti Morrison was sworn into office by County Clerk Melissa Kempke at 10 a.m. Monday morning in the Commissioners’ office.  

    Read Full Story
  • Aldermen consider Airport improvements during General Committee meeting

    Posted on March 3, 2015 at 1:42 pm

    Updates to the Bowling Green Municipal Airport were among topics discussed during the General Committee meeting of Bowling Green’s aldermen Monday night. The meeting was called to order at 5:30 p.m. by Chairman Kenda Flynn. All alderpersons were present as of roll call. As the first items of business, the group heard reports from Alliance  (Bo Stinnett), Building Official/Code Enforcement (Mel Orf), Parks and Recreation (Derick Beanland), Bowling Green Police

    Read Full Story

Sports

boys v macon 1

Bobcats hammer Macon – BG heads to Championship

Posted on March 3, 2015 at 2:04 pm

Bowling Green’s boys were once again on fire as they battled Macon during the second round of Districts last Wednesday. The Bobcats’ 61-40 win proved enough to send them to the championship round. Sophomore hotshot Tyess Chatman was leading scorer for the Cats, making 22 points. Also racking up points to bolster Bowling Green’s lead were Cory Buchanan (12 points), Ryan Talkington (nine), Adam Holt (eight), Andrew Martinson (six), Ryan

Read Full Story
  • Lady Cats end regular season with loss to North Callaway

    Posted on March 3, 2015 at 2:02 pm

    The Bowling Green High School Lady Cats ended their regular season on a low note, answering to North Callaway’s strong offense with a 47-35 loss. Despite their slow start, the Lady Cats came back with a venegance for the fourth quarter, making 16 points to NC’s 10. Unfortunately, it just wasn’t enough to close the deficit. “Not quite the way we wanted to finish the regular season going into districts,

    Read Full Story
  • Lady Cats fall to Clark Co. in first round of Districts

    Posted on March 3, 2015 at 2:02 pm

    girls v CC 1

    The Lady Cats had an unfortunate opening round of Districts last week. Bowling Green’s girls played Clark County Tuesday, Feb. 24 and ultimately suffered a 43-28 loss. Nobody ever wants to their season to come to an end, but unfortunately it happens. I was very proud of how hard the girls played Tuesday night. They showed toughness, grit, and above all else, they played for each other,” said coach Bryan

    Read Full Story

Sponsored Lifestyle News

    Sponsored by Peoples Bank & Trust

    Tips for improving your FICO score

    Posted on February 12, 2015 at 11:16 am

    While building good credit is not something that happens overnight, there are some things you can do to improve your credit score and keep it high. FICO (Fair Isaac Corporation) scores can range from 300 to 850. Five factors go into calculating your credit score: payment history, credit utilization, length of credit history, account diversity and recent credit. The best way to establish good credit and to keep it that

    Read Full Story

Lifestyles

Eckler sisters celebrate first, fourth birthdays

Posted on March 3, 2015 at 1:54 pm

February was a busy month in the household of Ben and Angela Eckler, as both their daughters celebrated turning one year older! First up was Delci Elyse, who turned one-year-old on Feb. 5. Following a mere two weeks later was big sister, Carissa Lynn, who turned four-years-old on Feb. 21. Both girls were treated to special events to commemorate their birthdays on more than one occasion. Delci had a birthday

Read Full Story
  • Republicians hold meeting, discuss plans for Lincoln Day Dinner

    Posted on February 24, 2015 at 1:47 pm

    Republicans of Pike County held their February meeting at the Faith Baptist Church in Louisiana. Following a carry-in meal, the meeting was called to order by President, Gale Frolos. The secretary’s report was read and the time for the Lincoln Day Dinner was changed to 6:30 p.m. The treasurer’s report was read and both reports were accepted. Kathy Gamm announced tickets for the Lincoln Day Dinner on Feb. 28 are

    Read Full Story
  • Teasleys celebrate 60 years

    Posted on February 24, 2015 at 1:42 pm

    Frank and Betty Teasley, of Silex, were guests of honor for a dinner party to celebrate their 60th anniversary at Woods Fort Country Club on Sunday, Feb. 1. The party was hosted by their children – Joni and Rick Gallup, Brent, Mary and Trent Teasley, Bennie, Tonya, Teagan and Payton Teasley. Also helping wereTory, Jessica, and Marley. Special guests were Frank’s best man, Jr. Adams and wife Rosie Adams and

    Read Full Story

Entertainment

sc mardi gras

St. Clement crowds Mardi Gras royalty

Posted on February 17, 2015 at 2:24 pm

Members of the St. Clement School and parish crowned their Mardi Gras royalty during the annual celebration, held the first weekend of the month. Pictured above are the Mardi Gras attendants: Mikey Ostrowski, Scarlett Grote, Adam Twellman, Emily Collins, Hudson Crane, Stevie Korte, Trase Irvin, Mackenzie Stith, and King and Queen winners Lucas Jennings and Avery Daffron.  

Read Full Story
  • Bank of Louisiana pledges to Fairground project

    Posted on January 27, 2015 at 2:59 pm

    The Pike County Fairgrounds will hopefully be receiving a facelift thanks to a generous pledge donation from Bank of Louisiana. At the last Fair Board meeting, a proposal was made regarding the construction of a new outdoor canopy and stage on the track, which would allow for the hosting of larger entertainment events, as well as better service the current acts it hosts annually. The project cost is estimated at

    Read Full Story
  • Dr. Terry Newton – “Blessed” life immortalized in book of stories

    Posted on January 27, 2015 at 2:46 pm

    “Blessed - Stories from a small town veterinarian,” a collection of short stories, is a glimpse into the life and times of Dr. Terry E. Newton. The stories featured were told by Dr. Newton and written and compiled by Courtney Leeper, the niece of Newton’s business partner, Dr. Dave Cerven.

    “You are about to begin a delightful journey into a rare and wonderful section of our world. You are about to enter the world of the life and times of Dr. Terry E. Newton,” it begins. “The most important thing that I can tell you about Dr. Terry Newton is that he is for real. As you read about his life, you may doubt that anyone can be that humble,

    Read Full Story

Headlines of the Day

Switch to our mobile site