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Blood drive to be held in honor of Times employee

Posted on April 14, 2015 at 1:15 pm

Leala McClurg says she probably would not be alive today if not for the quick action of medical professionals and the lifesaving blood donations from strangers she’ll likely never meet. After four surgeries and nearly a month in the hospital in the fall of 2013, McClurg is now asking the community to help patients in need by giving blood at a blood drive in her honor in April. McClurg visited

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  • Daffron Relay team preps for 5K

    Posted on April 14, 2015 at 1:01 pm

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    Daffron’s Relay for Life team is preparing for their 3rd Annual 5K Fun Run/Walk event. This year’s event will be held on Saturday June 13 and will be held at the Pike County Fairgrounds.  Race time will begin at 8 a.m.  Race day registration will open at 7:30 a.m. The race will begin and end at the Fairgrounds “Main Gate” which is the back (horse) corral.  This will be a

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  • Commissioners sign Public Health Week proclamation

    Posted on April 7, 2015 at 2:08 pm

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    In celebration of National Public Health Week, the Pike County Commissioners signed a proclamation early Monday morning proclaiming April 6 through 12 National Public Health Week in Pike County. The Pike County Health Department will be celebrating National Public Health Week by hosting a health fair at the Bowling Green City Park on April 10 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., with a rain date of April 17. Area residents

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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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