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Authorities respond to semi rollover

Posted on December 16, 2014 at 2:10 pm

Local authorities and the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a semi rollover wreck on Highway M, near the junction of Highway V, Monday morning. According to the crash report from the Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at 8:43 a.m. on Dec. 15. The report indicates that James Albsmeyer, 43, of Quincy, Ill., was driving a 1999 International 9100 semi truck and flatbed northbound on Highway M

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Farm Service Agency News

Posted on December 16, 2014 at 2:30 pm

Summary of 2014 Farm Bill Programs It was reported there were more than 900 pages of regulations on the new Farm Bill farm programs, our trainers went to a week’s worth of training, we had three days of training and now we attempt to convey that information to producers in short bursts.  We apologize in advance. The new crop related farm programs have three possibilities but all are essentially additional

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  • Frankford farmers earn highest average price at Show-Me-Select sale

    Posted on December 16, 2014 at 2:18 pm

    2014 Show-Me-Select Heifer Sale Submitted by Daniel Mallory, University of Missouri Regional Livestock Specialist   Once again the Northeast Missouri Show-Me-Select Replacement heifer sale reached a record sale average of $3,208 at F & T Livestock Auction, Saturday, Dec. 13. The 19 producers of the 286 heifers were enrolled in the MU educational heifer management program. The heifers were bred to sires with both calving-ease and growth genetics. The sale

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  • Annada woman hits cow

    Posted on December 16, 2014 at 2:17 pm

    An Annada woman suffered minor injuries in a wreck that occured when her vehicle struck a cow in the roadway. According to a crash report from Troop C of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the wreck occured at 1:45 a.m. Dec. 14. The report indicates that 22-year-old Amber Williams was driving a 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt eastbound on Highway H, .1 miles east of Pike County Road 227, when she hit

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Highland bests Bobcats – Fourth quarter seals the deal

Posted on December 16, 2014 at 2:27 pm

It was the Bobcats’ slow fourth quarter that ultimately sealed their fate Friday. Bowling Green fell to the visiting Highland with a final score of 62-57. For the most part, Friday was a back and forth affair, with both teams consistently matching each other for scoring and overall performance. But after the half, things changed slightly. Although both teams picked up their pace, the even scoring shown in the first

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  • Bobcats defeat Hannibal Pirates

    Posted on December 16, 2014 at 2:21 pm

    Bobcats Ryan Talkington (40), Cory Buchanan (25), Dakken Morris (32), and Tyess Chatman (3) watch the ball and move to rebound positions.

    Bowling Green fans learned that a Pirate is no match for a Bobcat last week as the BG boys faced off against the visiting Hannibal Thursday, Dec. 11. Hannibal never closed a quarter above the Bobcats, only leading with points scored in the third (by one point). A final score of 57-39 sealed the win for the ‘Cats. Seniors Adam Holt and Cory Buchanan could easily be considered the MVPs

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  • Lady Cats fall to QND despite impressive second half

    Posted on December 16, 2014 at 2:19 pm

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    Despite a 24-point second half, the Lady Cats couldn’t quite pull off a victory over the visiting Quincy Notre Dame last week. By the time the clock ran out, Bowling Green was still three points short, leaving the final score at 39-36. After scoring on 12 points in the first half to QND’s 23, the Lady Cats game back after halftime with a new attitude, tying their opponent for points

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Blue Christmas service to be held

Posted on December 16, 2014 at 2:17 pm

This year will be the Third Annual Blue Christmas Service to be held Dec. 18 at Bowling Green First Christian Church, 15 North High at 6:30 p.m. Pastor Dawn Marie Turner of First Christian Church and Pastor John Pinkston of First Methodist Church will be leading the service. Blue Christmas, is a service of worship designed for people suffering with pain, loss, isolation and grief in the Advent season. As

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  • Times seeks Citizen of the Year for 2014

    Posted on December 16, 2014 at 2:16 pm

    With the year’s end drawing near, it’s a time to review and reflect on the year past. The Bowling Green Times is seeking nom-inations for its annual “Citizen of the Year” award, which is pre-sented each year at the Chamber of Commerce banquet. This year’s Chamber banquet is slated to be held at the Pike County Fairgrounds on Feb. 27, 2015. The Citizen of the Year award is presented to

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  • Second Baptist announces events, news

    Posted on December 9, 2014 at 2:00 pm

    Second Baptist Youth/Children’s Celebration Second Baptist Youth and Children will be having their Christmas Celebration on Wednesday, Dec. 10 at 6 p.m. under the direction of Heather Daffron and Martin Hanley.   The program will be in the educational building and we invite everyone to come enjoy. Second Baptist Church Choir  under the direction of Joyce Burris will present “Remember When…Celebrating Our Best” on Saturday, Dec. 13 and Sunday, Dec.

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Santa will arrive in the Bowling Green City Park at 4:30 Monday, Dec. 1.

BG Chamber to host Lighting Ceremony Dec. 1

Posted on November 25, 2014 at 2:17 pm

The Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce will host their annual Christmas Lighting Ceremony in the City Park Monday, Dec. 1. Santa will be arriving at the Bowling Green City Park on  Monday at 4:30 p.m. Area residents are invited to come and join the Chamber for cookies and hot chocolate, and to enjoy the music and lights. Musical performances by the Bowling Green School District Music Groups will be featured,

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  • Dixon wins “Best of Show”

    Posted on October 28, 2014 at 2:52 pm

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    BGHS sophomore Ais’Linn Dixon won “Best of Show” at the Colorfest Art Show.  The winning artwork was a of a lion represented in scratchboard.  

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  • Music returns to Frankford – Locals open Broken Spokes Opry

    Posted on October 28, 2014 at 2:21 pm

    Pictured above are a few of the Broken Spokes Opry band members (from left):  Mary Jane Owens, Patty Chandler, Darin Epperson, and Steve Dudding.

    The small town of Frankford has an air about it of times long gone; times that many of Pike County’s residents keep close to their heart. In this ‘burg, the clocks move a little slower and people laugh a little easier. It’s this same mentality that inspired Mary Jane Owens, her husband Roger, and her sister Patty Chandler to bring the art of music back to the area that has

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