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Thanksgiving dinner cancelled

Posted on November 18, 2014 at 1:08 pm

The popular Thanksgiving Dinner that is traditionally prepared and served by the churches of Louisiana will not be held this year. No group could be assembled to undertake the huge job of preparing, serving, and delivering the widely-enjoyed meal. It is with regret that this announcement must be made and hopes are high that the dinner will return next year.

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  • Second Baptist announces events

    Posted on November 18, 2014 at 1:08 pm

    Operation Christmas Child   Operation Christmas Child has been in charge of transporting shoeboxes of small toys, candy, hygiene items, paper, pencils, crayons, etc along with a copy of the gospel message in their own language to children all over the world for several years.  This organization headed by Franklin Graham has grown in our community’s churches each year. This year Second Baptist Church in Bowling Green is the regional

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  • Perry selected for prestigious MU leadership society

    Posted on November 18, 2014 at 12:53 pm

    Sonja Perry

    Sonja Perry is a remarkable young woman. At only 21 years of age, Perry has accomplished more than many people hope to in a lifetime. Most recently, Perry was accepted to one of the University of Missouri’s most prestigious organizations, the Griffiths Leadership Society for Women. “The Griffiths Leadership Society operates around the principals around connecting collegiate women leaders with alumnae leaders,” Perry explained. “The whole idea is to connect strong

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  • Bobcats named All-Conference

    Posted on November 11, 2014 at 4:02 pm

    Congrats to the following football players named All-Conference… First Team Running Back: Adam Holt Tight End: Josh Early Offensive Line: Logan Charlton Defensive End: Josh Early Linebacker: Michael Gette Defensive Back: Dalton Pafford Second Team Running Back: Kaeden Jenkins Offensive Line: Zach Kiel Defensive Line: Zach Kiel Linebacker: Jackson Ringhausen Defensive Back: Anthony Burleson Athlete: Jake Niemeyer   Courtney Burbridge and Autumn Cross went for all District Band this past

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  • BGHS Class of 1954 holds reunion

    Posted on November 11, 2014 at 4:00 pm

    The Bowling Green High School class of 1954 held their reunion at the Saints Avenue Cafe on Saturday, Oct. 11 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The day was spent sharing news of absent members and remembering old times. Some pictures were shared. Eleven members and their guests attended. Pictured above (from left): front row: JoAnn (Motley) Cox, Marcia (Clemens) Dougherty, Selma Reese, Carol (Petrie) Moser, Mary (McBride) Andrews, Joy

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  • Band of Brothers – Betts twins stand together in Vietnam

    Posted on November 11, 2014 at 3:17 pm

    Mike (left) and Mac (right) Betts, who enlisted in the Army in 1970, spent two years in the service.

    For twin brothers Mac and Mike Betts, the war in Vietnam would have been an even more daunting experience had it not been for the knowledge of a constant support system. This “got your back” attitude helped the Bowling Green locals through two years of service in The 1st Bn., 502nd Inf., 101st Abn. Div. of the United States Army. Mac and Mike signed up for the two year enlistment

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  • Minister’s Message – “Life is Hard, but God is Good”

    Posted on November 4, 2014 at 4:02 pm

    By Pastor Dawn Marie Turner   As many of us cough, sniffle, and sneeze our way through fall, we forget to look at the beauty of the changing season as we are caught in the ugliness of mucous, tissues, and over the counter medications. We end up snuggled in our blankets, drinking our hot tea, and pasting our bodies with mentholated ointments.  We sleep on couches and recliners and become

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