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Options for Women to host first annual Walk for Life

Posted on March 31, 2015 at 12:35 pm

Options for Women will be a pregnancy resource center that helps women in the area. All services will be provided free of charge and may include pregnancy tests, ultrasounds, crisis counseling, material assistance, parenting classes, adoption referrals, and much more. To help get the center up and going a walk-a-thon and BBQ will be held at the Bowling Green City Park on Saturday, May 9. The walk will take place

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  • PCHD to host health & wellness fair

    Posted on March 31, 2015 at 12:33 pm

    Pike County Health Department, Home Health and Hospice recognizes National Public Health Week by hosting a Health and Wellness Fair on Friday, April 10 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and promoting this year’s theme, “Public Health:  Better Health. Better Missouri.” Although heart attack and stroke are still the nation’s top killers, the public health community has helped achieve remarkable declines in deaths from both diseases: since 1950, deaths from

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  • Lions Krispy Kreme sales, eyeglasses drive this week

    Posted on March 24, 2015 at 12:43 pm

    The Bowling Green Lions have been calling local businesses this to offer to deliver donuts to them on Friday, March 27. If your business was missed, please call John Veach. The public may purchase them by prepaying for their order at the Bibb-Veach Funeral Home (324-2211). Orders must be received no later than Wednesday, March 25.  Public may receive their orders on Friday, March 27 between 7:30 and 9:30 a.m.

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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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  • PCHD offers free STD testing in April

    Posted on March 24, 2015 at 12:36 pm

    April is STD Awareness Month, an annual observance to raise public awareness about the impact of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in the lives of Americans and the importance of preventing, testing for, and treating STDs. It is an opportunity to normalize routine STD testing and conversations about sexual health. With an estimated 19 million new sexually transmitted infections occurring every year in the United States, it is clear that sexually

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  • Deputies, detective honored with Heartsaver Hero Award

    Posted on March 24, 2015 at 12:23 pm

    Pike County Sheriff’s Deputy Bennie Church, Sergeant Brendon McPike, Deputy Parker Dixson, and Detective Joseph Minor were recently honored with the American Heart Association Heartsaver Hero Award for their efforts in saving a man’s life on March 10.

    Pike County Sheriff Stephen Korte is honored to present The American Heart Association Heartsaver Hero Award to Deputy Bennie Church, Sergeant Brendon McPike, Deputy Parker Dixson, and Detective Joseph Minor. On March 10 at 1:02 p.m. deputies responded to a 911 call of a man who had passed out while driving and had run off the road. The caller was a passenger in the vehicle and they had gone off

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  • Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month – The Pike County Sheltered Workshop

    Posted on March 24, 2015 at 12:20 pm

    Submitted by Pike Shop Director Tom Thompson   The Pike County Sheltered Workshop, established in 1967 in an effort to provide employment to local citizens with developmental disabilities, has come a long way since its inauguration.  The “Pike Shop”, which is now its more common name, contracts jobs from corporations not only domestically, but from abroad as well.  These jobs are completed by our Team Members and sent to their

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