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Bank of Louisiana pledges to Fairground project

Posted on January 27, 2015 at 2:59 pm

The Pike County Fairgrounds will hopefully be receiving a facelift thanks to a generous pledge donation from Bank of Louisiana. At the last Fair Board meeting, a proposal was made regarding the construction of a new outdoor canopy and stage on the track, which would allow for the hosting of larger entertainment events, as well as better service the current acts it hosts annually. The project cost is estimated at

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  • Dr. Terry Newton – “Blessed” life immortalized in book of stories

    Posted on January 27, 2015 at 2:46 pm

    “Blessed - Stories from a small town veterinarian,” a collection of short stories, is a glimpse into the life and times of Dr. Terry E. Newton. The stories featured were told by Dr. Newton and written and compiled by Courtney Leeper, the niece of Newton’s business partner, Dr. Dave Cerven.

    “You are about to begin a delightful journey into a rare and wonderful section of our world. You are about to enter the world of the life and times of Dr. Terry E. Newton,” it begins. “The most important thing that I can tell you about Dr. Terry Newton is that he is for real. As you read about his life, you may doubt that anyone can be that humble,

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  • BG Invitational reaches milestone – 90th annual tournament next week

    Posted on January 20, 2015 at 1:04 pm

    The annual Bowling Green Invitational basketball tournament has reached another milestone. Next week’s event marks the 90th annual tournament to grace the courts of Bowling Green High School. As one of BGHS’s highlight annual events, the tournament draws a huge crowd from all over and is regarded for its display of athletic talent. “The Bowling Green Tournament has historically been a showcase for local basketball,” said BGHS Principal Brock Bailey.

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  • Bank of Louisiana pledges to Fairgrounds project

    Posted on January 16, 2015 at 8:54 am

    The Pike County Fairgrounds will hopefully be receiving a facelift thanks to a generous pledge donation from Bank of Louisiana. At the last Fair Board meeting, a proposal was made regarding the construction of a new outdoor canopy and stage on the track, which would allow for the hosting of larger entertainment events, as well as better service the current acts it hosts annually. The project cost is estimated at

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  • Spreading holiday cheer

    Posted on December 30, 2014 at 12:51 pm

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    By the Bobcaster Staff   Visitors to the Pike County Courthouse on Friday, Dec. 19, might have been startled to hear Christmas music echoing through the halls there. In other places around Bowling Green, buses were spotted dropping off students and teachers alike as they sang carols, delivered cards and gifts, and quickly departed for other places. The hit-and-run Christmas programs were the brainchildren of Bowling Green High School administrators

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  • Annual Eagle Days returns to Clarksville

    Posted on December 30, 2014 at 12:50 pm

    Every winter, the Show-Me-State welcomes record numbers of bald eagles and boasts some of the most plentiful viewing areas in all of the lower 48 states. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) encourages eagle-lovers of all ages to discover nature and get outdoors to view the nation’s symbol at Eagle Days on Jan. 24 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Jan. 25 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at

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  • Bowling Green Times…. Looking back

    Posted on December 30, 2014 at 12:47 pm

    2014 was an eventful year across the board. The following are a few of the top headlines that made their way into the Bowling Green Times during the first several weeks  of the year.   Jan. 2: Emma’s Birthday Blankets warm the soul: “Although Emma’s Birthday Blankets was funded just over a year ago, it has already made a huge difference in the lives of many. Nine-year-old Emma Jane Houchins

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