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Margot Mudd and Perry Smith, Graney’s daughter and granddaughter, unveil his picture on the Wall of Fame. 
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Local family honored in Ontario Hall of Fame – Jack Graney memorialized

Posted on July 22, 2014 at 1:46 pm

Jack Graney, a baseball legend and former Bowling Green resident, was recently memorialized by his addition to the St. Thomas Wall of Fame. His family, many of which are originally from the Pike County area, was fortunate enough to be honored in a surprise celebration. John Gladstone Graney was born in St. Thomas, Ontario on June 10, 1886, the sixth of nine children of James S. Graney and Mary Ann

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  • Legislators finalize Amendment 7 project list – Pike County to see $24.88 million pending Aug. 5 votes

    Posted on July 15, 2014 at 12:28 pm

    With a unanimous vote Wednesday during a regularly scheduled meeting in Jefferson City, the four-member Highway and Transportation Commission sent to the voters a list of projects that would be constructed using funds from Constitutional Amendment 7. The amendment, scheduled for the Aug. 5 ballot, would create a three-fourths cent sales tax that would generate an estimated $4.8 billion for transportation and infrastructure improvements in Missouri. The tax, if approved

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  • One Lane of U.S. 54 Reopens at Champ Clark Bridge in Louisiana

    Posted on July 11, 2014 at 9:04 am

    The Illinois Department of Transportation and MoDOT have reopened U.S. 54 at the Champ Clark Bridge over the Mississippi River to one-lane of traffic.  There is still water over one lane of the road, but transportation crews are flagging traffic on the Illinois side to allow for safe passage.  There is not a lot of clean up that needs to occur.  River levels and the road will continue to be

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  • Amendment 7 project estimates released – Hwy. 54, Louisiana bridge makes cut

    Posted on July 8, 2014 at 1:06 pm

    U.S. 54 expansion makes list debut, Louisiana bridge still in contention The Missouri Department of Transportation released Monday the construction cost of each of the projects included in the draft list of the transportation improvements that would be funded through the proposed Constitutional Amendment 7. If passed by voters on Aug. 5, the amendment would create a 3/4 of a cent sales tax with revenues being used to fund transportation

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  • MoDOT announces week’s construction

    Posted on July 1, 2014 at 1:20 pm

    Pike County Construction US 54- Surface improvements at various locations; diamond grinding operations scheduled in eastbound lanes June 23-July 8 and westbound July 6-10; Estimated Completion: Fall 2014. US 54 – Inactive; Steel grid deck and joint repair on Champ Clark Bridge; Contractor to begin repairs in (8) locations within the project limits, Contractor to begin repairs in eight (8) locations with the project limits, tentaively scheduled to begin mid

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  • FFA officers attend leadership conference

    Posted on June 24, 2014 at 12:03 pm

    Pictured above are the Bowling Green FFA officers who recently attended a state-wide leadership conference (from left): back row - Nathan Brown, Brandon Doering, Jeff Payton, Micah Bailey; seated - Chloe Hays, Teagan Teasley, Bailey Carter, and Rebecca Hopke.

    By Rebecca Hopke, Bowling Green FFA Secretary This summer June 7, the Bowling Green FFA Officers attended The Lead Conference in Shelbina. Past Missouri State Officers led the conference, which was attended by FFA Officer Teams from around the state. This was a great networking experience for the officers who met many different individuals from other FFA chapters. During the conference the officers made plans for the chapter for the

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  • Weekend storms flood Pike County

    Posted on June 24, 2014 at 11:56 am

    The roundabout on the east side of Bowling Green also fell victim to this weekend’s storms, especially Friday evening, when one portion of the roadway was completely flooded.

    Pike County saw its fair share of severe summer weather this past weekend as several strong thunderstorms tore through the area Friday evening and again Saturday and Sunday. Storm cells brought with them an array of weather concerns; everything from straight-line winds to lightning and intense periods of rain. According to the National Weather Service St. Louis, Bowling Green got a little over three inches of rain. Alliance official Bo

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