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Bowling Green Police Department emergency responders Rodney Owen, James Herrmann, and Colton Marti recently completed training offered by the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP).

BGPD officers attend homeland security training

Posted on October 21, 2014 at 1:05 pm

Bowling Green Police Department emergency responders Rodney Owen, James Herrmann, and Colton Marti recently completed training offered by the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) in Anniston, Ala. The CDP is operated by the United States Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency and is the only federally-chartered Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) training facility in the nation. “I have been a firefighter and police officer for over 20 years

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Elsberry man injured in wreck with deer

Posted on October 21, 2014 at 2:22 pm

An Elsberry man was injured in a wreck Monday when he hit a deer on Highway 61. According to a crash report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 63 year old Danny Dotson was driving his 2013 Ford Focus northbound on US Highway 61, 1.1 miles north of Route OO, around 10:45 p.m. Monday night when a deer ran into the roadway and was subsequently struck by Dotson’s vehicle. Dotson,

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  • Champ Clark Bridge closed this week

    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 2:22 pm

    The Champ Clark Bridge in Louisiana is scheduled to be closed this week. Expansion joint repairs began Monday, Oct. 20 at 6 a.m. on the Champ Clark Bridge on US 54 over the Mississippi River in Pike County. The bridge will be closed through this Friday, Oct. 24. The repairs include the removal and replacement of bridge expansion joints, and miscellaneous concrete work in and around the new expansion joints,

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  • Hearing rescheduled in drug sale case – Bond reduced, posted

    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 1:18 pm

    A Curryville man charged with distributing a controlled substance near schools will be in court Oct. 29 for a rescheduled counsel status hearing. Abraham Adams Senior, age 44, was arrested “as part of ongoing drug investigations the Pike County Sheriff’s Office, East Central Drug Task Force, and Highway Patrol Troopers executed a search warrant at 111 West Main St. in Curryville.” Authorities say they seized 28 morphine pills and $200

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Sports

Volleyball falls at Montgomery County

Posted on October 21, 2014 at 2:22 pm

The Lady Cats volleyball team suffered a loss last Tuesday night at Montgomery County. The loss came in two sets: 11-25 and 17-25. Jaylen Early had one block for a point.  The Lady Cats had three kills: two from Brooke Bruns and one from Early. There were four aces: two from Kara Meyer and two from Bruns.

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  • Lady Cats lose to Wright City

    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 2:21 pm

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

    Despite high hopes for their Senior Night game against the visiting Wright City, the Lady Cats volleyball team suffered a loss in two sets on Thursday, Oct. 9. “Our senior night had a rough start that began with trouble receiving Wright City’s first server,” explained head coach Erin VanDyke. “We were down by five points before we won our first side out.  Their next server was able to run the

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  • Bobcats suffer Senior Night loss to South Callaway

    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 2:21 pm

    Football v SC

    The game that many Bobcat fans have been dreading all season fulfilled its promises of being a tough battle last Friday as BG suffered a disappointing Senior Night loss against the visiting South Callaway. The clock ran out with a final score of 55-7. While the Bobcats appeared to be off their game in general, South Callaway’s quick offense and powerful defense certainly didn’t cut the ‘Cats any breaks. “We

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Lifestyles

Afternoon tea to be held at Second Baptist

Posted on October 21, 2014 at 2:20 pm

The ladies of Second Baptist Church would like to invite everyone to a tea on Oct. 25,  at the Second Baptist Church in the Educational Building. The featured speaker for the afternoon is Penny Garrison, local author and retired teacher who is involved in prison ministry. Music for the afternoon will be provided by former member, Katie Schisler,  Music Minister at New London Baptist Church. Please plan to attend and

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  • Vietnam memorial to be hosted by DAR

    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 1:58 pm

    A 50th anniversary Vietnam commemorative service will be held at the Veterans Wall at the Courthouse Square at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 23. The event is sponsored by the Bowling Green DAR and the public is invited to attend. After the program the regular DAR meeting will commence at 2 p.m. at the Methodist Church. The public is also invited to the October meeting.

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  • 4-Hers compete at state

    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 1:24 pm

    Pike Junior Team

    Pictured here is the Pike County Junior Livestock Judging Team that competed at state on Sept. 6.  The members are Callie Bailey, Clint Bailey, and Kyle Horner.  

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Entertainment

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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