Birth Announcement

Posted on May 19, 2015 at 2:40 pm

Proud parents Jared and Neha Grote are overjoyed to announce the birth of their son, Logan James Grote. Their sweet little man joined the family on Feb. 10 at 9:42 a.m., weighing 7 pounds 11 ounces and 20 inches long. Logan joins big sister Annabelle Claire. He is the grandson to Vinod and Madhu Jardosh of High Ridge and Erv and Judy Grote of Bowling Green.  

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  • Post 370 to host Memorial Day Services

    Posted on May 19, 2015 at 2:14 pm

    The American Legion Post 370 Annual Memorial Day services will be held on Monday, May 25 at the Post Home at 420 Kelly Lane Louisiana. The services will be held inside and begin at 10 a.m. This year’s guest speaker will be Brice J. Chandler. Entertainment this year will be Robert Martin. All veterans and their families should plan to attend, as all veterans will be recognized during the program.

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  • Genealogical Society to hold beginner’s class

    Posted on May 12, 2015 at 1:34 pm

    Pike County Genealogical Society and Museum held their  meeting, on Tuesday, May 5. President Audrey Jones opened the meeting with the pledge of allegiance. The secretary minutes were read by  Valerie Kottwitz. She read the treasurer’s report in the absence of treasurer Linda Jo Harmon. Both were accepted as read. On May 28, there will be a beginner’s class at 6:30 p.m. in the Bowling Green Library at 5 East

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City seeks solution to Square road width issue – Business owners asked to help

Posted on May 12, 2015 at 1:21 pm

Many area residents and visitors to Bowling Green’s Square believe the road is no longer wide enough to maintain safe travels during peak busy times. Because of this, the City is now turning to business owners on the Square in hopes of finding a solution. According to Interim City Administrator and City Clerk Barb Allison, the space of the driving lane has been a topic of concern for some time,

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  • Commission buys land for $85,000 – County highway shed to be moved

    Posted on May 5, 2015 at 1:28 pm

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    Pike County’s Road and Bridge Department headquarters will have a new home sometime in the future, as commissioners recently signed a contact to purchase land just outside Bowling Green. The contract details include 10 acres at $8,500 each just south of Bowling Green on Highway 161, near Orf Construction and Split Rail Animal Clinic. According to Presiding Commissioner Chris Gamm, the project has been in the work for a few

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  • School district hears bus bids – First Student, Durham interviews held

    Posted on April 28, 2015 at 12:14 pm

    Transportation of Pike County’s children was the topic on everyone’s mind Monday night as the Bowling Green R-1 Board of Education held interviews for the district bus contract. The interviews began at 6 p.m. April 27 and were focused on two bids, First Student and Durham, both of whom sent bids for the pending contract earlier this spring. Nearly the entire board (Joe Klott was absent), as well as several

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Students named to Maryville Dean’s List

Posted on May 19, 2015 at 2:42 pm

Maryville University in St. Louis has named the following students to the Deans’ List for the Spring 2015 semester. Students named to the Deans’ List include: Kayla Moellman of Elsberry, currently working toward a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Emily Peak of Middletown, currently working toward a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy Maryville undergraduate students are eligible for the Deans’ List when they complete at least 12 Maryville University

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  • Local students graduate from CMU

    Posted on May 19, 2015 at 2:41 pm

    Central Methodist University has announced its graduating Class of 2015 according to President Roger Drake. Over 700 students participated in Commencement exercises in Fayette, Park Hills, Sedalia, and St. Louis. Sally Brookshier of Vandalia has graduated from CMU in Fayette with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. Jessica Graver of Bowling Green has graduated from CMU in Fayette with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. CMU graduates include students from

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  • Elementary school hosts Leadership Day

    Posted on May 19, 2015 at 2:15 pm


    The students and staff members at Bowling Green Elementary School hosted their second annual Leadership Day and welcomed a crowd of community members and parents Friday, May 15. Leadership Day included student-led tours of the school, class room presentations, Q&A session, and assembly.  

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Minister’s Message – “What if a lower court over ruled a Higher Court?”

Posted on May 19, 2015 at 2:39 pm

Pastor Ron Kunzweiler, Discipleship Director, Salt River Baptist Association     You would think the Lord’s Prayer had been rewritten in our day to where it would read something like this… Our Mother which is the earth, how changing is your name, our kingdom come, our will be done on earth as it is in the earth, give us this day our daily entitlements and forgive us our perversions as

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  • BG Ministerial Alliance hosts Baccalaureate

    Posted on May 19, 2015 at 2:08 pm

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    The Bowling Green Ministerial Alliance hosted their annual Baccalaureate ceremony Sunday, May 17. A crowd of BGHS seniors and their families were present. Pastor Dawn Marie Turner served as emcee for the event, first offering a “hello and welcome” to those present. Following an opening prayer and “Happy Song,” the Reverend Keith Barnhart offered words of wisdom for the seniors. Pastor Turner then read the scripture selected by the class:

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  • Minister’s Message – “Christian Marriage”

    Posted on May 12, 2015 at 1:36 pm

    Brother Frank Welch   Ephesians 5:21-33  On July 29, 1981, one of the most highly publicized and glamorous weddings in history took place. Britain’s Prince Charles married Lady Diana in a ceremony watched by an estimated audience of 750 million people worldwide. Four thousand five hundred pots of fresh flowers lined the route to St. Paul’s cathedral. Two thousand five hundred people crowded that grand church where more than 75

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Options for Women hold meet, elect temporary officers

Posted on May 19, 2015 at 2:43 pm

Options for Women held their monthly meeting on May 14 at the Knights of Columbus Hall in St. Clement. Following a prayer, the meeting was called to order by temporary president Christopher Hummel. Options for Women Steering Committee met on April 30. At that time temporary officers were elected. Christopher Hummel was elected president; Mary Oberman was elected vice-president; Mary Nell Brueggen was elected secretary; Jeanine Goddard was elected treasurer,

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  • PCHD warns of ticks

    Posted on May 12, 2015 at 1:34 pm

    In the United States ticks are responsible for more human disease than any other insect.  At least six different human tick-borne diseases have been reported in Missouri – Rocky Mountain spotted fever, ehrlichiosis, tularemia, Q-fever, Lyme disease, and the southern tick-associated rash illness. Fortunately, not all ticks are infected, so a tick bite does not necessarily mean you will get a disease.  More importantly the Health Department wants people to

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  • PCMH named in Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals in America

    Posted on May 12, 2015 at 1:27 pm

    For the second year in a row, Pike County Memorial has been named in the Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals (CAH) in America. “We are very proud to achieve this significant accomplishment. “This recognition is a reflection of the efforts of our staff, medical staff and care partners on their commitment to improve health and provide an exceptional experience for our patients and members,” said Justin Selle, CEO. Pike County

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