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City seeks solution to Square road width issue – Business owners asked to help

Posted on May 12, 2015 at 1:21 pm

Many area residents and visitors to Bowling Green’s Square believe the road is no longer wide enough to maintain safe travels during peak busy times. Because of this, the City is now turning to business owners on the Square in hopes of finding a solution. According to Interim City Administrator and City Clerk Barb Allison, the space of the driving lane has been a topic of concern for some time,

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  • Commission buys land for $85,000 – County highway shed to be moved

    Posted on May 5, 2015 at 1:28 pm

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    Pike County’s Road and Bridge Department headquarters will have a new home sometime in the future, as commissioners recently signed a contact to purchase land just outside Bowling Green. The contract details include 10 acres at $8,500 each just south of Bowling Green on Highway 161, near Orf Construction and Split Rail Animal Clinic. According to Presiding Commissioner Chris Gamm, the project has been in the work for a few

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  • School district hears bus bids – First Student, Durham interviews held

    Posted on April 28, 2015 at 12:14 pm

    Transportation of Pike County’s children was the topic on everyone’s mind Monday night as the Bowling Green R-1 Board of Education held interviews for the district bus contract. The interviews began at 6 p.m. April 27 and were focused on two bids, First Student and Durham, both of whom sent bids for the pending contract earlier this spring. Nearly the entire board (Joe Klott was absent), as well as several

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  • St. Clair explores western world in Beijing – BGHS graduate teaches English in China

    Posted on April 14, 2015 at 12:58 pm

    Few people have the opportunity to work and live in a place completely unlike the one in which they were raised. This idea can be compounded in rural areas, as some think such chances are more limited. Bowling Green High School graduate Brett St. Clair (2010) wouldn’t allow limitations like these to inhibit his dreams, however. The Chinese language aficionado is teaching English to children ages two to 12 at

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  • St. Clair explores western world in Beijing – BGHS graduate teaches English in China

    Posted on April 10, 2015 at 12:38 pm

    Few people have the opportunity to work and live in a place completely unlike the one in which they were raised. This idea can be compounded in rural areas, as some think such chances are more limited. Bowling Green High School graduate Brett St. Clair (2010) wouldn’t allow limitations like these to inhibit his dreams, however. The Chinese language aficionado is teaching English to children ages two to 12 at

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  • MoDOT weekly road work

    Posted on March 31, 2015 at 12:42 pm

    Pike County Route D – Inactive spring/summer 2015 – Sealing operations from MO 79 near Louisiana to US 61 at Eolia. Route W – March 30, road closed for culvert replacements 1 mile north of the Pike County Route WW and W junction; work will be completed between 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m MO 79 – March 31 through April 5, one lane traffic 8 a.m to 3 p.m. in

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  • Experimental Aircraft Assn. to hold spring program

    Posted on March 27, 2015 at 12:11 pm

    The Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 1387 will begin its 2015 Young Eagles Spring Program on Saturday morning, April 4. Ever wondered what your neighborhood looks like from the sky?  Or maybe you’re curious how airplanes even work.  You might even dream about being a pilot. If you’re nodding you’re head “yes” and are between the ages of eight and 17, then come to the Bowling Green Airport on Saturday, April

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