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YMCA programs enter summer sessions

Posted on April 15, 2014 at 2:40 pm

The Twin Pike Family YMCA 21st CCLC before and afterschool programs are planning their summer sessions.  Our summer school session programming will include reading and math activities, STEM, Food and Fun, swimming, crafts, field trips and guest presenters. At Clopton, an all-day, three-week summer session will be held from May 26 through June 16 from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Clopton summer session students need to bring a sack lunch.

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  • BG Police to collect unwanted prescriptions

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 2:19 pm

    On Saturday, April 26 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., the Bowling Green Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Area residents are invited to bring medications for disposal to Bowling Green Police Department at 15 West Church Street.  The service is free and

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  • Earth Day Group to host event Saturday – Electronic recycling drive, 5K on itinerary

    Posted on April 8, 2014 at 1:55 pm

    Mrs. Carey Scherder and the Middle School Earth Day Group will be hosting an Earth Day activity this Saturday, April 12 at the Bowling Green City Park, with a back-up rain location of the Bowling Green High School auditorium. As part of this event there will be the opportunity for individuals and businesses to drop off any electronics in order for them to be recycled and to keep their hazardous

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  • PCHD to offer Safe Sitter courses

    Posted on April 8, 2014 at 1:54 pm

    Pike County Health Department, Home Health & Hospice will offer Safe Sitter® courses for young teens ages 11 to 13 on: Saturday, May 3, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. (registration deadline is April 25) Thursday, June 12 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (registration deadline is June 6) Tuesday, June 17 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (registration deadline is June 6) Classes will be held at the Pike

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  • Everhart fights in worldwide competition

    Posted on April 8, 2014 at 1:41 pm

    Shawn Chicago Open WEB

    Late last month, Shawn Everhart, of Bowling Green, competed in the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation’s Chicago Spring International Open at Chicago State University. Shawn is a student at Gracie Barra Hannibal and competed for Gracie Barra, one of the largest, and most traditional, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu organizations in the world. Everhart’s division, Masters Two-Male-Medium-Heavy-White Belt, had nine athletes in competition. After several matches, the Bowling Green man placed third overall, winning

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  • Easter Egg hunt in the park Saturday

    Posted on April 1, 2014 at 1:16 pm

    The Bowling Green Parks and Recreation Department is pairing up with Pike County Health Department, Home Health & Hospice, for the first  Bowling Green Egg Hunt. The event, which will be held this Saturday, April 5, will have fun for all the kids in your family. Events include train rides, a bunny hop race, bounce house, face painting, and more. There will be three separate hunts for kids preschool age

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  • Blood drive surpasses goal

    Posted on March 25, 2014 at 2:02 pm

    Curryville’s New Harmony Christian Church sponsored a dedicated blood drive for Leala McClurg on Wednesday, March 19.  The drive exceeded the goal and 66 units of blood were donated.  Many members of the church donated food, helped at the drive, donated blood, and supported the drive with their prayers.  The drive was held at the Bowling Green Presbyterian Church and in appreciation of the use of their Fellowship Hall, the

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