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“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.

Dr. Terry Newton – “Blessed” life immortalized in book of stories

Posted on January 27, 2015 at 2:46 pm

“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,

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Aldermen approve Bibb Drive zoning change – Board moves forward with paving program

Posted on January 27, 2015 at 2:49 pm

A proposed zoning code change was approved Monday night as the Board of Aldermen met for their regular monthly meeting. Mayor Don Hunter called the meeting to order at 5:33 p.m. All alderpersons were present as of roll call. As the first items of business, the board voted unanimously to approve the previous meeting’s minutes, presentation of warrants, and treasurer’s reports. Next, the Mayor opened the public hearing for discussion

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  • Amish man charged with burglary, arson

    Posted on January 27, 2015 at 2:44 pm

    Melvin Yoder

    An Amish man remains in custody after being arrested Saturday in connection to several fires that took place around the area south of Curryville Saturday afternoon and evening. According to Pike County Sheriff Stephen Korte, his department and the Curryville Fire Protection District responded to three separate fires throughout the afternoon and evening of Saturday, Jan. 24 Taken into custody that night was Melvin J. Yoder, 23, of rural Bowling

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  • Jim Hansen Capitol Report

    Posted on January 20, 2015 at 1:26 pm

    The House is in order. With 163 representatives, it’s important to be organized so we can serve you efficiently. This week, Speaker Diehl made that happen by working with members to establish the rules for the 98th General Assembly and set up the committee system. New to this session are standing committees hearing and voting on legislation before sending them to the select committees. These select committees will provide an

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Roy signs to Mineral Area

Posted on January 27, 2015 at 3:12 pm

Congratulations to Bowling Green High School senior Alex Roy, who signed a letter of intent with Mineral Area College last Thursday. Alex is pictured above with parents Mike and Cindy Roy (seated), BGHS head baseball coach Dean Streed (standing, left), Mineral Area baseball coach Mike Overman, and BGHS assistant baseball coach Bryan Keim.  

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  • Bobcats defeat Highland in overtime – BG takes third at Palmyra

    Posted on January 27, 2015 at 3:08 pm

    boys third

    The boys third place trophy game of last week’s Palmyra tournament came down to overtime as the Bowling Green High School Bobcats battled Highland. Closing the fourth quarter with a tie ball game of 60-60, the Bobcats gave it all they had in the extra quarter, eventually emerging victorious. They took the title with a final score of 75-68. Seniors Adam Holt and Cory Buchanan both had great games, scoring

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  • Bobcats fall to Canton

    Posted on January 27, 2015 at 3:07 pm

    Canton proved to be a tough competitor for the Bobcats during their second round of the Palmyra tournament last Thursday. In the end, a weak Bobcat fourth quarter was what it took for Canton to pull off a 64-53 win. This loss penned Bowling Green against Highland for the third place title. Despite playing evenly throughout the first three quarters, the Bobcats only scored seven points to Canton’s 20 in

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Lifestyles

Holidays bring guests to Agape House

Posted on January 30, 2015 at 10:59 am

In their January 20 meeting, board members of Agape House of Vandalia learned that 112 guests, including 27 children, had stayed at the guesthouse in November and December. These guests came from 17 Missouri counties and four states to visit family members staying at the correctional centers in Bowling Green and Vandalia. In other business, board members approved a raise for the house manager, Doris Donoho.  A new copier will

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  • Sohm weds Orf

    Posted on January 27, 2015 at 2:55 pm

    Callie and Justin

    Callie Lynn Sohm and Justin Ray Orf both of Troy were married on Oct. 25, 2014 at Scared Heart Catholic Church in Troy. Callie’s parents are Calvin and Nancy Sohm of Troy. Grandparents are August and Arleene Sohm of St. Louis and Richard and Shellie Nash of Troy. Justin’s parent’s are Marty and Anita Orf of Bowling Green. Grandparents are Roland and Mary Orf of Bowling Green and Stanley and

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  • 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,

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Entertainment

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

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  • 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,

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  • BG Invitational reaches milestone – 90th annual tournament next week

    Posted on January 20, 2015 at 1:04 pm

    The annual Bowling Green Invitational basketball tournament has reached another milestone. Next week’s event marks the 90th annual tournament to grace the courts of Bowling Green High School. As one of BGHS’s highlight annual events, the tournament draws a huge crowd from all over and is regarded for its display of athletic talent. “The Bowling Green Tournament has historically been a showcase for local basketball,” said BGHS Principal Brock Bailey.

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