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2015 “Far Away Dreams” Prom Royalty

Posted on April 21, 2015 at 2:14 pm

Congratulations to seniors Zach Browning and Taylor Edmond on being selected as the 2015 Bowling Green High School Prom King and Queen. The annual promenade, dance, and project prom were held Saturday, April 18. The King and Queen are pictured  with the Prom court (from left): standing: Dakota Heflin, Shelby Grummel, Madeline Kindkade, Adam Holt, Lauren Sparks, and Andrew Mudd.      

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Foley man killed in wreck on Highway P

Posted on April 21, 2015 at 3:05 pm

A Foley man was killed and two Elsberry women were injured as a result of a single vehicle wreck on Highway P in southeastern Pike County Thursday evening, authorities report. The Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report indicates Jeremiah D. Hampshire was driving a 2004 Cadillac CTS eastbound on Highway P, east of Pike County Road 200, when he failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway. The report details

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  • Local students attend Sophomore Pilgrimage

    Posted on April 21, 2015 at 2:56 pm

    On April 14, students from around the state of Missouri gathered in Jefferson City for the 81st annual Sophomore Pilgrimage. This program, which is sponsored by the General Federation of Women’s Clubs of Missouri, recognizes high school sophomores who exemplify high standards of honor, courage, citizenship, scholarship, leadership and service. Three outstanding students represented area schools.  They were Zane Porter from Bowling Green High School, sponsored by GFWC Heir Study

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  • Jim Hansen’s Capitol Report

    Posted on April 21, 2015 at 2:42 pm

    Supplemental Budget Bill Approved (HB 14)  While the Senate continued to make negotiations on the Fiscal Year 2016 spending plan slow  and difficult, the House took action this week to approve supplemental funding for the FY 2015 budget. The bill that is now in the Senate appropriates more than $120 million in state general revenue for the remainder of the fiscal year that ends June 30. The bulk of that

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Convention and Visitors Bureau fishing derby

Posted on April 24, 2015 at 2:06 pm

The Bowling Green Convention and Visitors Bureau will host their fifth annual fishing derby on Sunday, May 3. The event will be held from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the Welcome Site (behind Dairy Queen and across from the Wal-Mart parking lot). Registration will begin at 1:30 p.m. The Derby is open to children school ages kindergarten through fifth grade. Prizes will be awarded for the smallest fish, the

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  • Bobcat track places fifth at Centralia

    Posted on April 21, 2015 at 3:02 pm

    Centralia Invitational Monday, April 13   Team Scores  Varsity – Mens 1. Centralia 94 2. Hallsville 90.5 3. Moberly 79 4. Salisbury 71 5. BG 69.5 6. Montg. Co. 45 7. Marceline 42 8. N. Callaway 41 9. Battle 39 10. Harrisburg 33 11. MO Military 29 12. S. Shelby 22 13. Fayette 15 14. Paris 13 15. Christ. Fellow. 10 16. Father Tolton 9   Mens Results 100 Meters

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  • Lady Cats earn top 10 spot at Centralia

    Posted on April 21, 2015 at 3:01 pm

    Centralia Invitational Tuesday, April 14   Team Scores Varsity – Womens 1. Moberly 104 2. Montg. Co. 100.5 3. Father Tolton 91 4. Centralia 76.5 5. Salisbury 70.5 6. BG 60.5 7. Marceline 55.5 8. Fayette 41 9. Hallsville 37 10. N. Callaway 20 11. S. Shelby 19 12. Paris 18 13. Battle 7.5 14. Harrisburg 1   Womens Results 400 Meters 13. Jaylen Early 1:12.00a 800 Meters 1. Kelsey

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    Preventing Identity Theft

    Posted on April 20, 2015 at 7:51 am

    Every person in the country is unique theft tactics surrounding e-mail and and has an identifying name and numbers assigned to him or her that help regulate aspects of his or her professional and personal life. When some form of a person’s identification is stolen, this is known as identity theft, and it can wreak havoc on finances and personal credit. There are a number of steps men and women

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BG FFA competes at State, three members receive State degrees

Posted on April 24, 2015 at 2:10 pm

Bowling Green’s FFA seemed to have a great experience at the state FFA convention, which was recently held in Columbia. Micah Bailey, Zach Browning, and Branden Doering received their State FFA Degree, which is only earned by the top three percent of the over 25,000 FFA members statewide. The three boys also received an award and were recognized on stage for a proficiency award which includes their SAE project and

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  • Bowling Green Times’ Citizen of the Year

    Posted on April 14, 2015 at 1:01 pm

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    Pike County native Elisha Koenig was named the Bowling Green Times’ Citizen of the Year during Saturday’s Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce banquet. Koenig is the founder of Little Explorers, a learning-based play group for young children in the area. She is also very active in the Chamber and Home, Health & Hospice board. Koenig is pictured  with Times Publisher Linda Luebrecht.  

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  • Glenn brothers awarded National Certificate of Merit

    Posted on April 14, 2015 at 12:56 pm

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    On April 11, the Boy Scouts of America, upon recommendation of the National Court of Honor, awarded a National Certificate of Merit to George Glenn and Reid Glenn, Bowling Green, in recognition of performance of a significant act of service. This award is one of the four National Court of Honor Lifesaving and Meritorious Action Awards. In July 2014 George and Reid Glenn stopped with their parents, Ted and Rebecca

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St. Louis actor, singer and comedian Dean Christopher will be providing the entertainment for the 2015 Joseph R. Palmer Family Memorial Library dinner/fundraiser on March 28.

Dean Christopher to headline 2015 Palmer Library Fundraiser this month

Posted on March 17, 2015 at 1:34 pm

The Joseph R. Palmer Family Memorial Library will host its annual dinner/fundraiser on March 28 in the Elsberry High School Gymnasium. Dean Christopher, a St. Louis-based actor, singer and comedian with over 30 years of experience, will be providing this year’s entertainment. Christopher is a member of Actor’s Equity, AFTRA [American Federation of Television and Radio Artists] and the Screen Actors Guild who has predominantly made his living as an

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  • Fairboard announces entertainment for 2015 Pike County Fair

    Posted on March 17, 2015 at 1:11 pm

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    The Pike County Fairboard is excited to announced the entertainment for this year’s county fair. The Brothers Roberson have signed as the opening act. The Cadillac 3 will follow as featured entertainment. This year’s headliners are the Swon Brothers. They will all play on the main stage Saturday night.   The Brothers Roberson   The Brothers Roberson, winners of the 33rd Annual Country Showdown at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tenn.

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  • Clown ministry coming to First Christian Church

    Posted on March 10, 2015 at 1:48 pm

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    First Christian Church and New Harmony Christian Church are hosting a special event on Sunday, March 15 at 3 p.m. at Bowling Green First Christian Church, 15 N. High, with a reception to follow to meet the clowns and fellowship. Everyone is invited to a unique worship experience through clowning. It is “Communion by Clown.”  It is a funny and poignant way to show the meaning of communion. Pastor Dawn

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