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Wayne Gamm’s 1916 Case car

Heritage Festival set for Saturday, Sept. 13 – Route 66 Corvette Club invited, Moolah Shriners miniatures cars to appear

Posted on September 2, 2014 at 1:39 pm

The Champ Clark Heritage Festival Car and Truck Show will be held at the Bowling Green courthouse square Saturday, Sept. 13 rain or shine. Registration will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Anyone wishing to drive their vehicle in the parade will need to be at the Bowling Green High School by 9:30 a.m. The car and truck show will have 24 different classes with multiple awards in each

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Stewart injured

Posted on September 2, 2014 at 1:48 pm

A Bowling Green man sustained what authorities are referring to as “moderate” injuries in a Labor Day weekend accident. According to a report completed by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 20-year-old Austin Stewart was travelling eastbound on Highway 54 at Kelly Lane Monday afternoon around 1:05 p.m. when he failed to yeild at the intersection, causing a second vehicle to collide with his. Stewart was driving a 1994 Ford Tempo;

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  • PLTC construction coming along – Administrators predict opening in April

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 1:48 pm

    Masons from JDS Masonry of St. Charles are building walls for the diesel tech building expansion.

    Steel girders have been hung for the new main building at Pike Lincoln Technical Center (PLTC) in Eolia and masons are building walls for the second building in anticipation of a spring 2015 opening. The main center building burned to the ground in December 2011 in a still unsolved blaze that decimated the school but didn’t take its heart. Since then, students have been taking classes at the old middle

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  • Bar burglars receive probation for felonies

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 1:46 pm

    Two Bowling Green residents accused of burglarizing and stealing from a St. Clement bar received probation for their charges, court documents report. On Saturday, July 19, Pike County deputies were dispatched to Johnny Diamond’s in St. Clement for a reported burglary. Pike County Sheriff Stephen Korte reported that deputies watched surveillance video from bar and grill and initiated an investigation. As a result of the investigation, deputies arrested Charlee Standley,

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Sports

Lady Cats shut out Community R-6

Posted on September 2, 2014 at 1:58 pm

Madison Ingram once again showed why she is one of the best pitchers in the area last Thursday as she threw no-hitter when the Lady Cats Varsity defeated Community R-6 10-0. No Community R-6 batter was able to connect with Ingram’s pitches, striking out 10 batters and walking none. This was the second perfect game of Ingram’s high school career. “Fortunately, Madison Ingram had everything clicking that night,” head coach

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  • Lady Cats fall to Highland despite early lead

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 1:58 pm

    (Above) A softball family like no other, the Lady Cats waste no time before supporting one another. (Below, right) Short stop Breanna Bixby tags out a Highland player at second.

    Bowling Green’s varsity Lady Cats built an early edge last Tuesday, but the visiting Highland was able to come back later to steal a 4-3 victory. “Highland was a very tough game. Our girls just did not execute on the offensive side,” said head coach Dean Streed. “That game we left ten girls on base, and struck out a total of 10 times which makes it hard to win a game. 

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  • XC runners excell at Fleet Feet Invitational

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 1:57 pm

    Although the new team members still have some work to do, Bowling Green’s cross country runners showed why they’re some of the best in the area as they kicked off their season last Wednesday at the Fleet Feet Invitational.   Boys Results 2- Logan Leffler, 11:47 16- Cameron Lincoln, 12:17 23- Jeff Payton, 12:34 33- Reed Niemeyer, 12:58 51- Reid Glenn, 13:34 67- Austin Irvin, 13:48 94- Blane Hunt, 14:29

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Lifestyles

Spegal selected for quilting competition

Posted on September 2, 2014 at 1:46 pm

MQX Quilt Festivals is pleased to announce that Lesa Spegal, of Frankford, has been selected as a finalist in the upcoming MQX Quilt Festival quilt/wearables competition. MQX is a prestigious, juried competition which is held at the Crowne Plaza Convention Center in Springfield Ill., Sept. 24 to 27. In addition to the competition quilts and wearables, there are special exhibits, events and over 100 classes taught by some of the

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  • Honeyshuck to hold special events with Heritage Day

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 1:41 pm

    The Champ Clark House – “Honeyshuck” – will celebrate Heritage Day next Saturday with a special event of their own. The house will be open from noon to 4 p.m. and has announced they are waiving the newly-installed admission fee in honor of the day. Refreshments will be served. Honeyshuck’s new acquisitions, a period organ and chair, will be on display in addition to some of the house’s featured items,

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  • Heritage Festival set for Saturday, Sept. 13 – Route 66 Corvette Club invited, Moolah Shriners miniatures cars to appear

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 1:39 pm

    Wayne Gamm’s 1916 Case car

    The Champ Clark Heritage Festival Car and Truck Show will be held at the Bowling Green courthouse square Saturday, Sept. 13 rain or shine. Registration will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Anyone wishing to drive their vehicle in the parade will need to be at the Bowling Green High School by 9:30 a.m. The car and truck show will have 24 different classes with multiple awards in each

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Entertainment

Local musician requests votes for radio contest

Posted on August 26, 2014 at 1:38 pm

Tyler Cannon, a 2010 graduate of Bowling Green High School and December 2013 graduate of Middle Tennessee State University, is currently competing in a radio contest and needs Pike County’s help. Cannon now lives in Nashville, Tenn. and is very passionate about music. He has been writing music since the seventh grade and continues to follow his dream of becoming a songwriter. The musician is competing in a contest through a

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  • Parks, Recreation department announces fall, winter events

    Posted on August 26, 2014 at 1:35 pm

    The City of Bowling Green Parks and Recreation Department recently released its Fall/Winter activities guide for 2014-2015. The guide provides a comprehensive listing of various activities which will be undertaken in the coming months. These programs have been designed to appeal to a wide range of interests and age groups. The activities are quite varied and include youth archery, adult softball, holiday crafting, art, fitness classes and even a winter

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  • Heritage Festival 2014 shaping up

    Posted on August 19, 2014 at 12:56 pm

    Several integral players for the 2014 Heritage Fest gathered last Wednesday to give an update on the event’s highlights. Pictured (from left): Heritage Festival Chairman Tara Massman, Grand Marshal Andrea Amelung, play coordinator Brent Engel, Chad Perkins, and Brian King.

    This year’s Champ Clark Heritage Festival seems to be shaping up nicely, according to a report given by event chairman Tara Massman last week. Heritage Fest, with a theme of “Breaking Barriers,” will be held on the Bowling Green Square on Saturday, Sept. 13. A parade will kick off the special event at 10 a.m., with additional activities throughout the day. Heritage Fest 2014 will include a play written by

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