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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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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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  • Louisiana woman arrested for possession – Felony assigned for second discovery in jail

    Posted on January 20, 2015 at 1:12 pm

    Heather Stoops

    A Louisiana woman is now behind bars for what started out as a simple misdemeanor charge over the weekend. According to Pike County Sheriff Stephen Korte, on Saturday, Jan. 17 a Sheriff’s Deputy initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle on Route NN near Pike 277 for a traffic violation. “During the course of the stop a passenger in the vehicle, Heather M. Stoops, 37, of rural Louisiana, was found

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  • Former area attorney facing felony charges following May 2014 wreck

    Posted on January 20, 2015 at 1:08 pm

    Dean Gallego

    A Lincoln County man, and former Bowling Green City Prosecutor, is facing two felony charges and a misdemeanor after a wreck that occurred in May of 2014. Dean Gallego, 50, of Troy, has been charged with two counts of second degree assault (operating a vehicle while intoxicated, resulting in injury) and a misdemeanor DWI. According to a probable cause statement completed by the Pike County Sheriff’s department (PCSD), the charges

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Bobcats take down Van-Far 55-41

Posted on January 20, 2015 at 1:34 pm

A home-court advantage, energized crowd, and Courtwarming high all may have played into another Bobcat win Friday night against the visiting Van-Far. Despite some worry, and surprise over the Indians’ performance, Bowling Green  pulled off a 14-point win, 55-41. Senior Adam Holt was again the high scorer, racking up 15 points for the ‘Cats. Holt also made one of his two attempted free throws and got five total rebounds. Following

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  • Holt’s 21-pt. game leads to BG victory

    Posted on January 20, 2015 at 1:34 pm

    An impressive offensive game from BGHS senior Adam Holt helped propel the Bobcats over their host, the Centralia Panthers, for their Tuesday, Jan. 13 bout. The Bobcats started with a strong lead, leaving the Panthers trailing their 24-16 lead at the half. While their opponent came back for a stronger second half, the ‘Cats were able to maintain their lead and close the game with a 52-42 win. Holt led

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  • Lady Cats named Academic All State

    Posted on January 20, 2015 at 1:33 pm

    Congratulations Softball Players for earning Academic All State: Breanna Bixby Shelby Grummel Madeline Kinkade Madison Ingram Lauren Merz The overall team also received special recognition for their overall GPA as a team. Great job, ladies!

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Lifestyles

Minister’s Message – “The Authority of God’s Word”

Posted on January 13, 2015 at 2:22 pm

Let us make 2015 a year of glorifying our Lord, putting His Word first in our life. 2 Timothy 3:10 –17 What a world we live in? People are all mixed up they are looking for the truth in a world where there are no truths. What is true for you may not be true for me is the way of the world. Folks the only truth we have is

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  • MCAC resumes classes

    Posted on January 9, 2015 at 1:20 pm

    Now that the holidays are over, the Montgomery County Arts Council Art Center is resuming crochet classes and Open Studio evenings as well as some new offerings. Nancy McKellar, noted fiber artist, teaches basic crochet and free-form crochet.  Her group meets at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Mondays and is free of charge. The Thursday night Open Studio, which meets from 7 to 9, is a chance to

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  • Calvin named Firefighter of the Year

    Posted on January 6, 2015 at 2:39 pm

    Fireman of the year

    Rich Calvin (left) was recently named Frankford Fire Department’s Firefighter of the Year. Above, Darrell VanHooser presents Calvin with a plaque denoting the honor.  

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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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  • Bank of Louisiana pledges to Fairgrounds project

    Posted on January 16, 2015 at 8:54 am

    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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  • Spreading holiday cheer

    Posted on December 30, 2014 at 12:51 pm

    Choir 2

    By the Bobcaster Staff   Visitors to the Pike County Courthouse on Friday, Dec. 19, might have been startled to hear Christmas music echoing through the halls there. In other places around Bowling Green, buses were spotted dropping off students and teachers alike as they sang carols, delivered cards and gifts, and quickly departed for other places. The hit-and-run Christmas programs were the brainchildren of Bowling Green High School administrators

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