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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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  • Four paws to lend a hand at BG R-1

    Posted on March 24, 2015 at 12:17 pm

    Troy Principal Holly Ellis (far left) and Landon’s Helping Paws founder Leslie Lomax presented Bowling Green High School counselor Becky Orf with Wilma, a Labradoodle puppy who will become the R-1 school district’s first facility therapy dog, during the LHP annual trivia night Saturday in Troy.

    The Bowling Green R-1 School District will be greeted by a new face for the 2015-2016 school year. No, the schools aren’t getting new principals or anything like that. This greeting will be the four-legged, fluffy, slobbery type. The Landon’s Helping Paws Project announced at their annual trivia night Saturday that BG R-1 will be the newest partner in their facility dog placement program. The announcement means Bowling Green will

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  • Health and Wellness Fair to be hosted by Health Department

    Posted on March 20, 2015 at 12:24 pm

    Pike County Health Department, Home Health and Hospice will recognize National Public Health Week by hosting a Health and Wellness Fair 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 cardiovascular disease have declined 60 percent, and stroke rates

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