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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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  • 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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  • Fairboard announces entertainment for 2015 Pike County Fair

    Posted on March 17, 2015 at 1:11 pm

    The Swon Brothers

    The Pike County Fairboard is excited to announced the entertainment for this year’s county fair. The Brothers Roberson have signed as the opening act. The Cadillac 3 will follow as featured entertainment. This year’s headliners are the Swon Brothers. They will all play on the main stage Saturday night.   The Brothers Roberson   The Brothers Roberson, winners of the 33rd Annual Country Showdown at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tenn.

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Sports

Convention and Visitors Bureau fishing derby

Posted on April 24, 2015 at 2:06 pm

The Bowling Green Convention and Visitors Bureau will host their fifth annual fishing derby on Sunday, May 3. The event will be held from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the Welcome Site (behind Dairy Queen and across from the Wal-Mart parking lot). Registration will begin at 1:30 p.m. The Derby is open to children school ages kindergarten through fifth grade. Prizes will be awarded for the smallest fish, the

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  • Bobcat track places fifth at Centralia

    Posted on April 21, 2015 at 3:02 pm

    Centralia Invitational Monday, April 13   Team Scores  Varsity – Mens 1. Centralia 94 2. Hallsville 90.5 3. Moberly 79 4. Salisbury 71 5. BG 69.5 6. Montg. Co. 45 7. Marceline 42 8. N. Callaway 41 9. Battle 39 10. Harrisburg 33 11. MO Military 29 12. S. Shelby 22 13. Fayette 15 14. Paris 13 15. Christ. Fellow. 10 16. Father Tolton 9   Mens Results 100 Meters

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  • Lady Cats earn top 10 spot at Centralia

    Posted on April 21, 2015 at 3:01 pm

    Centralia Invitational Tuesday, April 14   Team Scores Varsity – Womens 1. Moberly 104 2. Montg. Co. 100.5 3. Father Tolton 91 4. Centralia 76.5 5. Salisbury 70.5 6. BG 60.5 7. Marceline 55.5 8. Fayette 41 9. Hallsville 37 10. N. Callaway 20 11. S. Shelby 19 12. Paris 18 13. Battle 7.5 14. Harrisburg 1   Womens Results 400 Meters 13. Jaylen Early 1:12.00a 800 Meters 1. Kelsey

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Lifestyles

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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  • Republicians hold meeting, discuss plans for Lincoln Day Dinner

    Posted on February 24, 2015 at 1:47 pm

    Republicans of Pike County held their February meeting at the Faith Baptist Church in Louisiana. Following a carry-in meal, the meeting was called to order by President, Gale Frolos. The secretary’s report was read and the time for the Lincoln Day Dinner was changed to 6:30 p.m. The treasurer’s report was read and both reports were accepted. Kathy Gamm announced tickets for the Lincoln Day Dinner on Feb. 28 are

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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

Minister’s Message – “The What, If, and Then”

Posted on April 21, 2015 at 3:04 pm

I suppose all of us have asked a “what if” question from time to time, and then turned around and answered that same question with a “then”… Right?  Let us run through a few of them just for the fun of it shall we? -If only I had been born in another family, a kinder, gentler, or maybe even a richer one… Then, my life would have been different, right?

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  • Minister’s Message – “Christ is Risen!”

    Posted on March 31, 2015 at 12:45 pm

    Keith Barnhart, pastor of Edgewood Baptist Church The Bible says that Jesus “presented Himself alive after His suffering by many infallible proofs” (Acts 1:3). This is more than a historic statement made by Luke. It is a challenge to all the critics who would deny the literalness of the bodily resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ. Luke made the amazing and startling statement that Jesus was alive. He was seen by

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  • Amy Patterson – “My Thoughts”

    Posted on March 17, 2015 at 1:16 pm

    Sorry (mom!), again, for my lengthy hiatus from column-writing. This whole “making another human being” thing has had me kind of distracted, a little pregnancy brain-y, and really (really) tired – hence, the motivation to  toil over the world’s issues, or really anything extra at all, just hasn’t been there. But I’m back! And it’s *almost* springtime! Yippee! Pregnancy is a funny thing. For the first time in your life,

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Education

BG FFA competes at State, three members receive State degrees

Posted on April 24, 2015 at 2:10 pm

Bowling Green’s FFA seemed to have a great experience at the state FFA convention, which was recently held in Columbia. Micah Bailey, Zach Browning, and Branden Doering received their State FFA Degree, which is only earned by the top three percent of the over 25,000 FFA members statewide. The three boys also received an award and were recognized on stage for a proficiency award which includes their SAE project and

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  • “Do Something!” – Ron Clark inspires R-1 staff

    Posted on April 7, 2015 at 2:17 pm

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    By Elizabeth O’Farrell   “A great teacher is a teacher who does something.” With those words, Ron Clark, a teacher whose story inspired an interview with Oprah Winfrey and a 2006 TNT movie starring Matthew Perry, truly engaged his audience—climbing and balancing on a folding chair, telling stories, doing a creditable Pee Wee Herman impression, exhorting his audience to “do something.”  Clark spent the morning of March 16 in the

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  • Football players receive Academic All State honors

    Posted on March 24, 2015 at 12:45 pm

    Congrtaulations to the 2014 Bowling Green High School football players who received Academic All State honors: Drew Jacyna Logan Charlton Dalton Pafford In order to receive this honor, athletes must meet the following criteria: -Be a sophomore, junior or senior -Be a starter on Offense or Defense in at least 70 percent of the games -Score a 25 or higher on ACT -Have a 3.5 GPA or higher -Be in

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Volunteering

Convention and Visitors Bureau fishing derby

Posted on April 24, 2015 at 2:06 pm

The Bowling Green Convention and Visitors Bureau will host their fifth annual fishing derby on Sunday, May 3. The event will be held from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the Welcome Site (behind Dairy Queen and across from the Wal-Mart parking lot). Registration will begin at 1:30 p.m. The Derby is open to children school ages kindergarten through fifth grade. Prizes will be awarded for the smallest fish, the

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  • Bowling Green Times’ Citizen of the Year

    Posted on April 14, 2015 at 1:01 pm

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    Pike County native Elisha Koenig was named the Bowling Green Times’ Citizen of the Year during Saturday’s Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce banquet. Koenig is the founder of Little Explorers, a learning-based play group for young children in the area. She is also very active in the Chamber and Home, Health & Hospice board. Koenig is pictured  with Times Publisher Linda Luebrecht.  

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  • Glenn brothers awarded National Certificate of Merit

    Posted on April 14, 2015 at 12:56 pm

    glenn bros

    On April 11, the Boy Scouts of America, upon recommendation of the National Court of Honor, awarded a National Certificate of Merit to George Glenn and Reid Glenn, Bowling Green, in recognition of performance of a significant act of service. This award is one of the four National Court of Honor Lifesaving and Meritorious Action Awards. In July 2014 George and Reid Glenn stopped with their parents, Ted and Rebecca

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