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Curryville produce stand ready for business

Posted on June 3, 2014 at 12:34 pm

by Ethan Colbert    There is a new business in Curryville that is ripe with opportunity. Anderson’s Produce is in its second season of operation, moving to Curryville after one year in Eolia. What originally started as a hobby for a veteran farmers market participant, Bill Anderson has now turned his hobby into a full fledge business venture. Anderson operates the stand with his fiancé, Penny Garrett. The produce stand

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    Posted on June 3, 2014 at 12:29 pm

    Saturday, June 7 marks the second annual Park Day celebration, which will be held in the Bowling Green City Park. In addition, thrifty shoppers will be flocking to Bowling Green for the All-Town Garage Sales, which will be held around town beginning early Saturday morning.   Park Day Park Day, brought to you by the Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce and Parks and Recreation Department, will begin in the City

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  • Times sets goals for city-wide yard sale

    Posted on April 29, 2014 at 12:56 pm

    The Bowling Green Times is happy to announce we are taking over the Bowling Green city-wide yard sale. The annual event will be held on June 7 in conjunction with the Chamber of Commerce’s Park Day. In years past, the two affairs have been disjointed, simply occurring on the same day. The Times wants to fix this. It is our goal this year to produce an occasion that seamlessly combines

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  • MOPs craft fair a success

    Posted on March 25, 2014 at 2:00 pm

    With more than 60 vendors this year, the customers who braved the chilly weather were guaranteed to find something they liked at this year’s MOPs craft fair.

    On the Saturday after St. Patrick’s day, March 22, the Pike County Mothers-of-Preschoolers (MOPs) group hosted their annual Craft Fair.  The day started with 58 tables set up inside and seven vendors outside. With the weather being a little chilly, the shopping crowd was a bit down from prior years, but the customers who did come out were surprised at how much variety there was. Everything from the home business

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  • MOPS news

    Posted on March 4, 2014 at 2:18 pm

    On Monday, March 3, the Pike County MOPS group had their normal meeting at Morning Star Fellowship Church. Following the light meal of finger foods, the moms started their meeting and the planning for the upcoming craft fair on March 22. Placement for all 63 vendors and last minute adjustment were made, as well as final shopping list. Plans were made for the day and the next meeting in April.

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  • Plans underway for 2014 farmers’ markets

    Posted on January 28, 2014 at 2:32 pm

    As 2014 begins, plans are already underway for the Wind Ridge Farmers’ Market in Eolia and the River Hills Market in Silex. The market year will begin at the Silex Park at 8 a.m. with a market session, followed by a business meeting at 11:30 a.m. The meeting will be for both markets. New market officers for 2014-2015 are Aaron Burgen, of Higbee, vice-president, Kelly Klober, of Silex, market president,

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  • Emma’s Birthday Blankets warm the soul

    Posted on January 2, 2014 at 9:50 am

    Emma collected nearly 340 blankets during her 2013 campaign.

    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 was inspired to make a difference just after Christmas last year when she saw a commercial on TV about a boy who was “making his mark” by collecting canned goods and donating them. Emma’s mother, Mandy Clendenny, tells the story that her young

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