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District buses are staying home – Board reviews pending 2015-16 budget

Posted on May 19, 2015 at 2:06 pm

The recent transportation bids, upcoming budget year, and HVAC project were all among topics discussed during Monday’s monthly Board of Education meeting. Board president Scott Smith called the meeting to order at 6:31 p.m. All members were present. The board then approved the consent agenda, including the resignations of Toby Wurtz and Bryan Keim. For his financial summary, Superintendent J.W. Brandt said “things are in good shape” and that the

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  • Park Board status debate closed until August

    Posted on April 28, 2015 at 12:08 pm

    The ongoing debate regarding the Park Board’s status as an advisory committee was temporarily put to rest last Wednesday as the result of a vote during last Wednesday’s regular monthly meeting. Chairman Angela Smith called the meeting to order at 5:30 p.m. Members Charlene Willis, April Fronick, Kim Holmes, Trish Turner, Jack Jones, and Craig Burnett were present. As the first item under old business, the board voted to table

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  • Meet the Candidates Bowling Green – Board of Aldermen

    Posted on March 31, 2015 at 12:09 pm

    The Bowling Green Times would like to present area voters with an opportunity to get to know the candidates for some of the upcoming April 7 election. Featured in this week’s edition of the Times are question-and-answer style interviews with each of two of the five candidates for the Bowling Green Board of Aldermen positions (three).  

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Sports

BG Rotary to host Lakefest

Posted on May 26, 2015 at 3:51 pm

The Bowling Green Rotary Club will be hosting its third annual Lakefest at the Bowling Green Reservoir/Jack Floyd Memorial Lake, East of Bowling Green, on Friday, June 5 from 5 to 8 p.m. Lakefest includes a BBQ, 5K run/walk, hayrides, bonfire and other family activities. The Rotary Club will serve BBQ throughout the evening, including a pork burger or hotdog dinner. The 5K run/walk features a scenic course on trails

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  • Bobcats take second place at Districts

    Posted on May 26, 2015 at 3:43 pm

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    Bowling Green High School’s Bobcat baseball team earned the second place title in last week’s District tournament. The ‘Cats got a bye for the first round and played Mark Twain for a 12-2 win. With a few rain delays postponing the championship round until Friday afternoon, the Bobcats ultimately sacrificed the win to Palmyra 5-0.  

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  • Track teams place in top 10 at sectionals – Qualifiers head to state this weekend

    Posted on May 26, 2015 at 3:40 pm

    Class 3 Sectional 2 Saturday, May 23, 2015 Montgomery County HS, Montgomery City   Team Results Mens 7. Bowling Green 35 Womens 9. Bowling Green 38   Mens Results 800 Meters 3. Philip Lagemann 2:03.96a 7. Justin LeBeouf 2:16.64a 1600 Meters 3. Philip Lagemann 4:52.34a 4×400 Relay 7. Beau Brandt Dylan White Philip Lagemann Adam Holt 3:37.28a 4×800 Relay 3. Dylan White Logan Leffeler Philip Lagemann Justin LeBeouf 8:44.23a Discus

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Lifestyles

DAR remembers past member, hears WWI program

Posted on May 5, 2015 at 1:53 pm

The Bowling Green Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met at the Methodist Church on Thursday, April 30. Regent Diane Fuerst called the meeting to order at 2 p.m. Joyce Edwards led the group in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. Christy Atkinson led the group in singing the Star Spangled Banner. Georgia Gamm led the group in reciting the Preamble to the Constitution. Pam Williams led the group

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  • Ruth Jensen Village promotes quality of life – Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

    Posted on March 17, 2015 at 1:12 pm

    Courtesy of Susan Oberman, HR Manager, Ruth Jensen Village Residential Services, Inc.   Ruth Jensen Village Residential Services, Inc. (RJV) provides residential services for 51 individuals with developmental disabilities, operating 15 homes in the Bowling Green community. RJV promotes an agency philosophy of helping individuals with developmental disabilities to achieve as high a quality of life as possible; to become as independent as possible; to grow and learn in the

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  • Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month – Ruth Jensen Village promotes quality of life

    Posted on March 13, 2015 at 11:43 am

    Courtesy of Susan Oberman, HR Manager, Ruth Jensen Village Residential Services, Inc.   Ruth Jensen Village Residential Services, Inc. (RJV) provides residential services for 51 individuals with developmental disabilities, operating 15 homes in the Bowling Green community. RJV promotes an agency philosophy of helping individuals with developmental disabilities to achieve as high a quality of life as possible; to become as independent as possible; to grow and learn in the

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Pet Stories

Pike County 4-H horse knowledge members compete at State

Posted on March 31, 2015 at 12:35 pm

The state horse judging competition was held on March 14 at the Trowbridge Livestock Arena on the MU campus in Columbia. Pike County 4-H co-leaders Jody Horner and Jean Ledford, along with Lisa Barnes and Hal Roach, accompanied the five competitors. The senior team members consisted of Katy Horner, Jessica Barnes, and Lance Dixon. They placed sixth out of 17 teams, with 59 contestants participating. The junior team membesr were

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  • Relay to host Bark For Life

    Posted on March 24, 2015 at 12:40 pm

    The Pike County Relay for Life will be hosting a “Bark For Life” event for Relay supporters and their canine friends this spring. The event will be help Saturday, April 11 in the Bowling Green City Park from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., rain or shine. Bark For Life is a non-competitive walk event for dogs and their owners to raise funds and awareness in the fight against cancer. The

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  • Youth Fair cattle show highlights young showmen

    Posted on August 19, 2014 at 1:05 pm

    The Pike County Youth Fair Cattle and Bucket Calf Show took place on Thursday, July 24.  The evening began with the bucket calf class followed by the breeding stock and completed with the steer show. The bucket calf class is judged mainly on the exhibitor’s knowledge and care of the animal. Austin Scherder exhibited the Champion Bucket Calf and his trophy was sponsored by Doris Twellman, CPA.  Donni Reading showed

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Citizen's Journalism

Amy Patterson – “My Thoughts”

Posted on May 19, 2015 at 2:43 pm

With graduation rapidly approaching, I feel it would be appropriate to offer a few words of advice and youthful wisdom to our seniors (clarification: not aged folks, I mean 12th graders), you know, because all of them read the newspaper and will see this – oh well. For the graduates – ‘Sup, hip cats? Ready to enter the real world, rid yourself of your parents’ tyranny, and finally gain some

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  • Minister’s Message – “What if a lower court over ruled a Higher Court?”

    Posted on May 19, 2015 at 2:39 pm

    Pastor Ron Kunzweiler, Discipleship Director, Salt River Baptist Association     You would think the Lord’s Prayer had been rewritten in our day to where it would read something like this… Our Mother which is the earth, how changing is your name, our kingdom come, our will be done on earth as it is in the earth, give us this day our daily entitlements and forgive us our perversions as

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  • Minister’s Message – “Christian Marriage”

    Posted on May 12, 2015 at 1:36 pm

    Brother Frank Welch   Ephesians 5:21-33  On July 29, 1981, one of the most highly publicized and glamorous weddings in history took place. Britain’s Prince Charles married Lady Diana in a ceremony watched by an estimated audience of 750 million people worldwide. Four thousand five hundred pots of fresh flowers lined the route to St. Paul’s cathedral. Two thousand five hundred people crowded that grand church where more than 75

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Education

ABG seniors

Alpha Beta Gamma honors

Posted on May 26, 2015 at 3:27 pm

Receiving Alpha Beta Gamma honors for the senior class were (in no particular order) Micah Bailey, Josh Kempke, Amber Berg, Zach Kiel, Breanna Bixby, Madeline Kinkade, Cory Buchanan, Logan Leffeler, Logan Charlton, Dakken Morris, Autumn Cross, Alexandra Morton, Taylor Edmond, Tori Nichols, Trenton Ellis, Jake Niemeyer, Gaby Farabee, Dalton Pafford, Shelby Grummel, Kelsey Riley, Rebecca Hopke, Kaleb Storts, Drew Jacyna, Sarah Stumbaugh, and Kirsten White.  

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  • BGHS holds graduation – Scholarships announced

    Posted on May 26, 2015 at 3:21 pm

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    Congratulations to the BGHS Class of 2015 Salutatorian  Autumn Cross and Valedictorian Amber Berg.  Congratulations to the following BGHS graduates – Class of 2015. Listed with each student’s name are the scholarships they received. Micah Bailey – Lincoln/Pike County Cattlemen’s, William K. Mallory Agricultural, Bowling Green Alumni in memory of the Merry Go Round Club Amber Berg – Bowling Green Alumni in memory of the Class of 1947, Bowling Green

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  • BG Ministerial Alliance hosts Baccalaureate

    Posted on May 19, 2015 at 2:08 pm

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    The Bowling Green Ministerial Alliance hosted their annual Baccalaureate ceremony Sunday, May 17. A crowd of BGHS seniors and their families were present. Pastor Dawn Marie Turner served as emcee for the event, first offering a “hello and welcome” to those present. Following an opening prayer and “Happy Song,” the Reverend Keith Barnhart offered words of wisdom for the seniors. Pastor Turner then read the scripture selected by the class:

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Volunteering

Torch Run

NECC Torch Run

Posted on May 26, 2015 at 3:26 pm

Runners and participants from PCADD and the Special Olympics make their way down Court Street for the beginning of the Torch Run at the City Park.  

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  • BG Rotary to host Lakefest

    Posted on May 12, 2015 at 1:27 pm

    The Bowling Green Rotary Club will be hosting its third annual Lakefest at the Bowling Green Reservoir (Jack Floyd Memorial Lake) east of Bowling Green, on Friday, June 5 from 5 to 8 p.m. Lakefest includes a BBQ, 5K run/walk, hayrides, bonfire, and other family activities. The Rotary Club will serve BBQ from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The 5K run/walk features a scenic course on trails that run along

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  • Poppy Days Proclamation

    Posted on May 5, 2015 at 1:37 pm

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    Last Wednesday, Bowling Green Mayor Don Hunter signed a proclamation, and made a donation, in honor of the annual Poppy Day on May 8. Members of the VFW Post 5553 and Ladies Auxiliary will be distributing the Buddy Poppies and accepting donations throughout town this Friday for the yearly event. Hunter is pictured above with Auxiliary Americanism Chairman Doris Lindsay and VFW Commander Tom Smith.  

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