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Minister’s Message – “Christian Education”

Posted on August 19, 2014 at 1:05 pm

This past weekend, I was honored to be invited up to Wisconsin to preach at my home congregation on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Lutheran grade school I graduated from. Therefore the importance of a distinctively Christian education is on my mind. The debt I owe to my home congregation, school, and teachers for the sacrifices, time, and effort they put into educating me about the things

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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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  • Goat show award winners

    Posted on August 19, 2014 at 1:01 pm

    The goat show was held on Tuesday, July 22. Champion Dairy Doe was shown by Evan Scherder.  The Reserve Champion Dairy Doe was exhibited by Evan Scherder. The Champion Dairy Buck was exhibited by Austin Scherder. The Best of Show Dairy Goat was exhibited by Evan Scherder.  Her trophy was sponsored by Prairie’s Edge Garden Center. Austin Scherder exhibited the Reserve Best of Show Dairy Goat.  The Champion Meat Doe

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  • Pike County SWCD hosts summer activities

    Posted on August 19, 2014 at 12:57 pm

    ExpoFarmSafety – Kim Gamm, Pike County Health Department, demonstrates who grain bins and augers can post a threat to children and adults.

    The Pike County Soil & Water Conservation District has sponsored several educational activities this summer for local students and landowners. All student activities took place at the Louisiana Elementary School, serving the Louisiana summer school program and the YMCA summer day camp. An event for adult landowners and managers, as well as local children, was held at the Bowling Green City Park. Information/Education Specialist, Debbie Scherder, and SWCD Interns, Savanna

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  • School Board approves tax rate, debates lengthy school days

    Posted on August 19, 2014 at 12:50 pm

    The total length of Pike County children’s school day was a topic of discussion as the Bowling Green Board of Education gathered Monday evening at 6:30 p.m. for a public tax rate hearing, followed by their regular monthly meeting. In the tax rate hearing, superintendent J.W. Brandt announced the proposed rate of $3.3904 (per $100), which is the ceiling amount allowed. Brandt explained to the board that this number could

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  • 2014 4-H Fair royalty

    Posted on August 12, 2014 at 1:03 pm

    4-H Fair Royalty participants were Shay Butler, Katelyn Lee, Abbie Waddell,  Junior  Royalty; Teagen Teasley, Senior Royalty; Loren Niemeyer, and Hannah Kroencke.

    Pike County 4-H held their 4-H Fair Royalty coronation on July 20, at the Gymkhana horse show.  This is the first year that we tried something new for our members.  4-H and FFA members were able to participant in the contest.  Judging was based off of an interview process, their self-introduction, a resume, and how well the candidates filled out an extensive application. Senior Royalty included members who were 14

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  • 2014 Pike County Youth Fair Swine Show

    Posted on August 12, 2014 at 12:55 pm

    The 2014 Pike County Fair Swine Show winners are pictured above.  They are: first row:  Elise Bailey and Abbie Waddell.  Second row:  Kyle Horner, George Niemeyer, Jessica Cottrell, Noah Gamm, Teagan Teasley, Sr. Royalty; Ashlee Waddell, Brett Waddell, Reed Niemeyer, and Kara Meyer.

    The Swine Show brought many observers to the livestock barn on Wednesday, July 23. The following is a list of winners and trophy donors:  Champion Duroc Boar, Kara Meyer; Reserve Champion Duroc Boar, Kelsey Scherder; Champion Crossbred Boar, Jessica Cottrell; Grand Champion Boar, Jessica Cottrell, Bobby and Mary Lou Dempsey; and Reserve Grand Champion Boar, Kara Meyer.  Champion Berkshire Gilt, Ashlee Waddell; Reserve Champion Berkshire Gilt, Jessica Cottrell; Champion Chester

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