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Alumni Association hosts 30th annual banquet

Posted on October 14, 2014 at 11:38 am

The Bowling Green High School Alumni Association hosted its 30th annual Alumni Banquet Saturday evening to a large crowd. This year’s honored classes included 1954, 1959, 1964, 1974, 1984, 1989, 1994, and 2004. The evening began at 6:30 p.m., with a social hour from 5 to 6 p.m. President Shane Betts called the event to ordered and was followed by a “hello and welcome” by current BGHS principal Brock Bailey.

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Park Board reviews summer season, debates board classification

Posted on October 14, 2014 at 12:11 pm

An improved pool season and the classification of the Park Board were among topics discussed during the group’s regular monthly meeting last Wednesday. Chairman Steve Chismarich called the meeting to order at 5:30 p.m. Members Jack Jones, Kim Holmes, Craig Burnett, Elizabeth Kingsley, and Angela Smith were present as of roll call. The previous meeting’s minutes were approved unanimously by the members in attendance. In comments, Smith noted she received

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  • Chamber of Commerce meets, reports successful fundraiser

    Posted on October 14, 2014 at 11:43 am

    The Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce gathered last Wednesday afternoon for their regular member meeting. Among topics discussed was that of a successful four-way fundraiser and plans for this year’s Christmas lighting ceremony. President Christine Rutherford called the meeting to order at noon and started the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance. Being no guest speaker at the meeting, the group moved straight into board reports. In the treasurer’s report,

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  • Planning and Zoning approves code changes

    Posted on October 14, 2014 at 11:42 am

    The Bowling Green Planning and Zoning Commission gathered last Tuesday evening for its regular meeting. Chairman Buddy Bibb called the meeting to order with members Mike Pugh, Terry Burris, Doug McPeak, Mike Colbert, Don Hunter, and Steve Chismarich in attendance In miscellaneous and visitor’s comments, the group heard from Brent Engel, who presented the Chamber of Commerce’s “concerns over the proposed zoning and code changes.” Next, the commission heard from

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Sarah Stumbaugh, a BGHS senior, gets in position to bump the incoming ball.

Lady Cats claim wins at North Callaway

Posted on October 14, 2014 at 12:17 pm

Both Lady Cat volleyball teams brought home wins Tuesday from North Callaway. The JV won in two, with scores of 25-20 and 25-12. The varsity girls also won in two, 25-25 and 25-22. “We were in a very loud gym; it was their senior night,” said head coach Erin VanDyke. “The girls started a little slow, but picked up momentum after Kara Meyer went on a serving streak that took

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  • Volleyball fights hard, falls to Centralia

    Posted on October 14, 2014 at 12:15 pm

    While the Lady Cats fought a hard game, it ultimately wasn’t quite enough to seal the win against the visiting Centralia last Monday. On the other hand, the JV Lady Cats took home a victory in two games with scores of 25-21 and 25-14. “The varsity Lady Cats started off strong in their first game, pulling ahead 6-0 before losing the serve,” explained head coach Erin VanDyke. “The played very well

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  • Bobcats claim win in Montgomery City

    Posted on October 14, 2014 at 12:14 pm

    Holt football

    The Bobcats have once again improved their record for this season, moving to 7-1 after a 66-6 victory at Montgomery County Friday night. Bowling Green was on top of its game Friday, leading the Wildcats the entire contest. “Our Offensive Line played well again as they have all year. Coach Calhoun is doing a fantastic job with those guys making sure they are ready week in and week out. With

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Republicans hold meeting, hear from Rep. Hansen

Posted on October 14, 2014 at 12:13 pm

The Republicans of Pike County club met at the Faith Baptist Church in Louisiana on Oct. 2. After reciting the pledge of allegiance, led by president Gale Frolos, and a prayer led by state representative Jim Hansen, the group enjoyed a soup supper. The scheduled speaker, Chuck McNab was ill and unable to attend. He will reschedule. He did send a message encouraging everyone to remember to vote on Nov.

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  • Minister’s Message – “God’s Antidote for Dark Valleys”

    Posted on October 14, 2014 at 12:12 pm

    Everyone goes through times of trials and adversity. Even though you might not be in a dark valley now, all of us will go through those valleys. Even in our darkest valleys, our darkest days, God is there.  “Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.”  (Psalm 23:4)

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  • Cancer Memorial Park donates to area groups

    Posted on October 14, 2014 at 12:10 pm

    Pike County Health Department, Home Health and Hospice Administrator Chris Deeken accepts a donation from Cancer Memorial Park Foundation President Karen Daffron.

    The season for giving has begun a little early this year as the Cancer Memorial Park Foundation (CMPF) recently presented two $1,000 checks to area organizations. At this year’s Pike County Relay for Life on Sept. 27 CMPF President Karen Daffron presented the first check to the local organization. The second check was given to Pike County Health Department, Home Health and Hospice Administrator Chris Deeken last week. “We as

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Alumni Banquet Saturday – Miller to keynote

Posted on October 7, 2014 at 1:44 pm

The highly-anticipated annual Bowling Green High School Alumni Banquet this this Saturday, Oct. 11. The event will begin with registration at 5 p.m. The banquet, which includes a dinner, will start at 6:30 p.m. in the James A. Wilson Gymnasium (middle school). A “welcome reception” will be held at the Champ Clark Home from 3 to 5 p.m. prior to the banquet. BGHS graduate Daniel Miller (Class of 1992), a

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  • Homecoming week promises fun for all

    Posted on September 30, 2014 at 1:51 pm

    Pictured above are the Homecoming attendants and King and Queen candidates (from left): back row: Hannah Kroencke, Dakota Hipes, Sierra St. Aubyn, Michaela Knight, Jackson Ringhausen, Garrett Swarnes, Dylan Henderson; middle row: Shelby Grummel, Drew Jacyna; front row: Tori Nichols and Zach Browning. Not pictured is Chase McChristian.

    Homecoming is this Friday, and the Bowling Green High School student council has planned several events for the week. The group has decided to bring back spirit points. Points are earned by CAT Time, not by class.  First place will receive a pizza party and second place will receive a popcorn party the week following Homecoming. Homecoming/Spirit Week Events (past and upcoming) Sept. 22: Float decorating (4 – 8) and

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  • Honeyshuck hosts annual banquet – Danforth guest speaker

    Posted on September 30, 2014 at 1:43 pm

    The annual Honeyshuck banquet, held Thursday, Sept. 25, was a hit as usual. With entertaining guests, fellowship, and a delicious meal, this year’s event was not something to miss. The evening began with a “hello and welcome” from retiring board president Charlene McCune, who announced that Nathan Lilley will be taking her place at the helm of the board. Following, Reverend Paul Lewis offered the Invocation. Karen Kieffer catered the

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