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We asked, and you commented. Last week, the Bowling Green Times asked its Facebook followers what they think about Black Friday. Here are some of the answers… Question: “Many companies (Walmart, K-Mart, etc.) are opening for ‘Black Friday’ earlier and earlier – many are opening the day or evening of Thanksgiving. What do you think about this progression? Is it unfair for employees? Does it make for better shopping?”
If you have not seen the advertisements on television lately, it is Small Business Saturday on Nov. 30. This is the Saturday between Black Friday and Cyber Monday. It is a special day for everyone to celebrate and support the business owner who creates jobs and supports the local community. Small business owners need the customers who purchase locally, to invigorate the economy and keep our communities thriving. The Small
Shoppers looking for good deals on home decor, gifts, and more checked out displays and deal at several local stores last Thursday, Friday, and Saturday during Christmas in the Green.
Every year, the Bowling Green Times sponsors the Holiday Miracle Project, a program to help the less-fortunate in the area. The time has come once again for Pike County to band together and bring holiday cheer to those that may not have a merry Christmas otherwise. The Holiday Miracle Project is an program hosted annually by the Times as an opportunity for local individuals and businesses to spread the Christmas
The St. Clement Knights of Columbus and Ladies Sodality hosted the annual Fall Fest this past Sunday. Church parishioners, visitors, and guests were invited to join in a lunch of delicious food, including sausage and sauerkraut, and partake in the many activities of the day. The event boasted a beer garden, music entertainment, shopping, and activities for the kids.
The Louisiana Country Colorfest will once again bring crowds and tons of fun to the downtown area on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 19 and 20. Colorfest is officially kicked off at 10 a.m. on Saturday with the annual parade, which starts at Louisiana High School and goes all the way through downtown Louisiana on Georgia Street. The Colorfest parade usually lasts about one hour and afterwards, locals and visitors will
On Saturday, Sept. 14 the River Hills and Wind Ridge Farmers held their annual Fall Poultry Fest at the Silex R-1 School. Over 40 farmers and growers participated offering everything from exotic Norwegian Flower Fowl and Phoenix bantams, leeks and tomatoes in numerous hues, to fine crafts and goats’ milk soaps. Farmers from several states attend this event and there were several demonstrations on evaluating laying hens, producing and marketing
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