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Athletic banquet honors athletes, accomplishments

Posted on November 25, 2014 at 2:34 pm

Bowling Green High School honored its fall sport athletes last week during the annual Fall Athletic Banquet and awards ceremony. Athletic Director and head cross country coach Matt Chance welcomed those in attendance as the event began at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18. Following the season summaries from each sport, groups split into individual meets for their particular sport’s awards. Awards presented are as follows… Cross Country Boys: Most Improved: 

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  • BGMS to host third annual swap shop

    Posted on November 25, 2014 at 2:25 pm

    Becky Turner   Two years ago the Bowling Green Middle School took on a new challenge. Students donated clean, gently used clothing that they no longer needed or wanted.   A “shop” was then set up in the high school auditorium and students were able to come and choose items they would like for themselves.  Everything was free and all students who wanted to were allowed to shop. The middle

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  • Amy Patterson – “My Thoughts”

    Posted on November 25, 2014 at 2:22 pm

    I have to give credit where credit is due: Thugs are opportunistic people; that’s for sure. In light of this week’s…incidents…in Ferguson, I find myself reflecting on those sly individuals who saw an excuse to do some early Christmas shopping, as well as the poor people of St. Louis, our government leaders, and America as a whole. Unfortunately, the majority of these thoughts bouncing around in my mind aren’t positive.

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  • Hope Center, Walmart team up for “Holiday Hope”

    Posted on November 25, 2014 at 2:22 pm

    hope tree

    Bowling Green is once again preparing for the Holiday Hope for Children donation drive. This will be the sixth year for the effort. The Hope Center, in cooperation with Walmart, has put up a tree in the Walmart customer service area to spread the word of the project. The tree has tags on it indicating the gift that needs to be purchased.  The item is purchased and then turned into

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  • Cowboy Church holds Veteran’s Day service

    Posted on November 25, 2014 at 2:21 pm

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    Tuesday, Nov. 11, the youth at the Eastern Missouri Cowboy Church honored their God, country, and veterans by presenting the Bible, the Christian Flag and the American Flag to the entire congregation. They led in reciting of the pledges to the Bible and each Flag and in singing songs.  Before everyone joined together to sing  “God Bless America,” each of the veterans that were present stood and gave their name,

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  • Christmas in the Green

    Posted on November 25, 2014 at 2:19 pm

    sisters at the junct

    An annual favorite, “Christmas in the Green” was held last week, Nov. 20 through 22. With many area businesses participating and offering specials, including giveaways, discounts, and more, shoppers came from far and wide to visit the locally-owned shops. Pictured above are the ladies from Sisters at the Junction.  

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  • BG Chamber to host Lighting Ceremony Dec. 1

    Posted on November 25, 2014 at 2:17 pm

    Santa will arrive in the Bowling Green City Park at 4:30 Monday, Dec. 1.

    The Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce will host their annual Christmas Lighting Ceremony in the City Park Monday, Dec. 1. Santa will be arriving at the Bowling Green City Park on  Monday at 4:30 p.m. Area residents are invited to come and join the Chamber for cookies and hot chocolate, and to enjoy the music and lights. Musical performances by the Bowling Green School District Music Groups will be featured,

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