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Wife shot – Rural Pike County man jailed

Posted on August 26, 2014 at 1:18 pm

A man from the rural outskirts of southern Pike County remains behind bars after an altercation between he and his wife ended with her sustaining a gunshot wound to her forehead. According to Pike County Sheriff Stephen Korte, his office received a call on Wednesday, Aug. 20 at 4:21 p.m. from a man at 14399 Pike 340 who stated he had accidently shot his wife. Responding to the scene were

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Steve Rusher

Wife shot – Rural Pike County man jailed

Posted on August 26, 2014 at 1:18 pm

A man from the rural outskirts of southern Pike County remains behind bars after an altercation between he and his wife ended with her sustaining a gunshot wound to her forehead. According to Pike County Sheriff Stephen Korte, his office received a call on Wednesday, Aug. 20 at 4:21 p.m. from a man at 14399 Pike 340 who stated he had accidently shot his wife. Responding to the scene were

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  • School Board approves tax rate, debates lengthy school days

    Posted on August 19, 2014 at 12:50 pm

    The total length of Pike County children’s school day was a topic of discussion as the Bowling Green Board of Education gathered Monday evening at 6:30 p.m. for a public tax rate hearing, followed by their regular monthly meeting. In the tax rate hearing, superintendent J.W. Brandt announced the proposed rate of $3.3904 (per $100), which is the ceiling amount allowed. Brandt explained to the board that this number could

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  • Aldermen table pending shoulder project

    Posted on August 19, 2014 at 12:49 pm

    The Bowling Green Board of Aldermen gathered Monday evening for their regular monthly meeting and to discuss several topics, including upcoming street improvement plans. The meeting was called to order by Mayor Don Hunter at 5:30 p.m. As of roll-call all members were present but Ed Lawson and Kenda Flynn. The board voted unanimously to approve the previous meeting’s minutes, presentation of warrants, and treasurer’s report. As the next order

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Sports

McPike selected for baseball honor

Posted on August 26, 2014 at 1:37 pm

Kobe McPike, a BGHS freshman, was selected by the Mathews-Dickey Boys’ and Girls’ Club to represent STL Cardinals in the 2014 Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) World Series, Aug. 6 through 12. McPike’s first step was to go to Milwaukee, Wis. to play in the Mid-West Central Regional Tournament, July 25 through 28, hosted by the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park. His team went 4-0 and became Mid-West Regional

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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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  • Volleyball falls at Winfield

    Posted on August 26, 2014 at 1:34 pm

    The Lady Cats volleyball team kicked off their season Monday night at Winfield. Unfortunately, the varsity girls fell to their host in two sets. The varsity team lost 9-25 and 13-25. “The girls showed a lot of improvement from the last time we played Winfield in the New Haven tournament,” credited head coach Erin VanDyke. Freshman Jaylen Early had the team’s only kill for the night.  Tori Nichols had one

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Lifestyles

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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  • Honor Flight announces Mission 26 to Washington this week

    Posted on August 26, 2014 at 1:35 pm

    The morning of Aug. 28 will mark the 26th Mission of the Great River Honor Flight program and on its return will increase the number of local veterans who have flown to Washington D.C. for free to over 800. The trip will depart from Hannibal LaGrange University around 2 a.m. on Aug. 28.  The 33 Veterans representing WWII, Korea and Vietnam Wars and their Guardians will travel by Charter Bus

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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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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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