Lifestyles

Callie and Justin

Sohm weds Orf

Posted on January 27, 2015 at 2:55 pm

Callie Lynn Sohm and Justin Ray Orf both of Troy were married on Oct. 25, 2014 at Scared Heart Catholic Church in Troy. Callie’s parents are Calvin and Nancy Sohm of Troy. Grandparents are August and Arleene Sohm of St. Louis and Richard and Shellie Nash of Troy. Justin’s parent’s are Marty and Anita Orf of Bowling Green. Grandparents are Roland and Mary Orf of Bowling Green and Stanley and

Read Full Story
  • 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,

    Read Full Story
  • Minister’s Message – “The Authority of God’s Word”

    Posted on January 13, 2015 at 2:22 pm

    Let us make 2015 a year of glorifying our Lord, putting His Word first in our life. 2 Timothy 3:10 –17 What a world we live in? People are all mixed up they are looking for the truth in a world where there are no truths. What is true for you may not be true for me is the way of the world. Folks the only truth we have is

    Read Full Story

Travel

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

Read Full Story
  • City takes steps towards improving intersection – Long-awaited repairs to be considered

    Posted on December 9, 2014 at 1:37 pm

    champ clark 1

    The intersection of West Champ Clark Drive and Business Highway 61 is arguably one of Bowling Green’s most dreaded, yet heavily travelled. Fortunately for area residents and visitors, this juncture may see much needed improvements sooner than previously anticipated. “The City, and most of its residents, are well aware of the on-going problems with the Champ Clark/Business 61 intersection,” said City Administrator Dan Lang. “When we began the paving project,

    Read Full Story
  • Roadwork scheduled near Cyrene

    Posted on December 2, 2014 at 3:33 pm

    Weather permitting, Wednesday, Dec. 3, MoDOT crews will close Pike County Route HH from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. to replace two culverts. Route HH will be closed in the morning approximately .6 mile from US Route 61 to just east of Pike County Road 308, and in the afternoon Route HH will be closed from Pike County Road 308 to approximately .1 mile east of Pike County Road 344.

    Read Full Story

Education

roy signing

Roy signs to Mineral Area

Posted on January 27, 2015 at 3:12 pm

Congratulations to Bowling Green High School senior Alex Roy, who signed a letter of intent with Mineral Area College last Thursday. Alex is pictured above with parents Mike and Cindy Roy (seated), BGHS head baseball coach Dean Streed (standing, left), Mineral Area baseball coach Mike Overman, and BGHS assistant baseball coach Bryan Keim.  

Read Full Story
  • Bowling Green “Greenhands” attend district conference

    Posted on January 27, 2015 at 2:56 pm

    On Tuesday, Jan. 6, 26 Bowling Green FFA Greenhands attended the Northeast District Greenhand Motivational Conference hosted at Bowling Green High School. Through interactive workshops and skits, Missouri State FFA Officers used the FFA version of “The Bachelor” as the theme to motivate Greenhands, who are first year FFA members. They helped the new agriculture students set goals for their education, careers and FFA experiences. MFA, Inc. sponsored this event.

    Read Full Story
  • Heir Club chili supper at BGHS

    Posted on January 27, 2015 at 2:53 pm

    Heir Study Club will have a chili and vegetable soup supper on Tuesday, Feb. 10 from 4:45 to 8:15   p.m. at the Bowling Green High School cafeteria. Meal includes: bowl of soup or chili, hot dog, drink and dessert. A la carte items will also be available. All proceeds will go to the Bowling Green High School Scholarship Fund to sponsor an academic scholarship. Bowling Green Bobcats will be

    Read Full Story

Religion

First United Methodist Church to host free chili lunch Saturday, Jan. 24

Posted on January 20, 2015 at 1:32 pm

The First United Methodist Church, located at the corner of Church and Broadway Streets, will be serving a free chili lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 24. The lunch will consist of chili, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, dessert, tea, and coffee.  Everyone in the community is invited to attend. The lunch is being provided as part of the church’s Acts of Kindness ministry. The United

Read Full Story
  • Minister’s Message – “All Life is Special”

    Posted on January 20, 2015 at 1:30 pm

    A British factory worker and his wife were excited when, after many years of marriage, they discovered they were going to have their first child. According to author Jill Briscoe, who told this story, the man eagerly told his follow workers that God had answered his prayers. But they made fun of him for asking God for a child. When the baby was born, he was diagnosed with Down syndrome.

    Read Full Story
  • Minister’s Message – “The Authority of God’s Word”

    Posted on January 13, 2015 at 2:22 pm

    Let us make 2015 a year of glorifying our Lord, putting His Word first in our life. 2 Timothy 3:10 –17 What a world we live in? People are all mixed up they are looking for the truth in a world where there are no truths. What is true for you may not be true for me is the way of the world. Folks the only truth we have is

    Read Full Story

Health

BGMS to host recycling, disposal event

Posted on January 23, 2015 at 9:16 am

The Bowling Green Middle School will once again be hosting an electronic and hazardous waste drop off/recycling event. The event will be similar to what the school did last year, although it is planned to be set up at the shelter house next to the pool in order to use the larger parking lots for the drop off.   Event Details BG City Park April 11 9 a.m.-12 p.m.  

Read Full Story
  • PCHD offers flu vaccines

    Posted on January 16, 2015 at 8:50 am

    Courtesy of the Pike County Health Dept.   Have you gotten your flu vaccine yet?  If you haven’t, now is the time. As long as the flu is circulating and causing illness, getting a flu vaccine is still beneficial. Yearly vaccination is the first and most important step in protecting against flu and it is recommended that almost everyone six months and older get vaccinated each year. It’s your best

    Read Full Story
  • BGHS encourages “Girl Talk” – High-schoolers mentor younger girls

    Posted on December 23, 2014 at 2:02 pm

    At their first meeting, held Friday, Dec. 5, Girl Talk boasted around 30 middle school participants. The group will meet each week.

    Teenage years are a difficult time for most girls. BGHS counselor Becky Orf deals with this fact every day and does her best to battle the “drama” and bring peace to the female population of Bowling Green’s schools. That’s where “girl talk” comes in. “Girl Talk is an international non-profit peer-to-peer mentoring program with a very simple premise: high school girls mentor middle school girls to help them deal with

    Read Full Story

Headlines of the Day

Switch to our mobile site