Lifestyles

Afternoon tea to be held at Second Baptist

Posted on October 21, 2014 at 2:20 pm

The ladies of Second Baptist Church would like to invite everyone to a tea on Oct. 25,  at the Second Baptist Church in the Educational Building. The featured speaker for the afternoon is Penny Garrison, local author and retired teacher who is involved in prison ministry. Music for the afternoon will be provided by former member, Katie Schisler,  Music Minister at New London Baptist Church. Please plan to attend and

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  • Vietnam memorial to be hosted by DAR

    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 1:58 pm

    A 50th anniversary Vietnam commemorative service will be held at the Veterans Wall at the Courthouse Square at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 23. The event is sponsored by the Bowling Green DAR and the public is invited to attend. After the program the regular DAR meeting will commence at 2 p.m. at the Methodist Church. The public is also invited to the October meeting.

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  • 4-Hers compete at state

    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 1:24 pm

    Pike Junior Team

    Pictured here is the Pike County Junior Livestock Judging Team that competed at state on Sept. 6.  The members are Callie Bailey, Clint Bailey, and Kyle Horner.  

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Travel

Champ Clark Bridge closed this week

Posted on October 21, 2014 at 2:22 pm

The Champ Clark Bridge in Louisiana is scheduled to be closed this week. Expansion joint repairs began Monday, Oct. 20 at 6 a.m. on the Champ Clark Bridge on US 54 over the Mississippi River in Pike County. The bridge will be closed through this Friday, Oct. 24. The repairs include the removal and replacement of bridge expansion joints, and miscellaneous concrete work in and around the new expansion joints,

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  • Smoother streets

    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 1:15 pm

    The highly-anticipated road resurfacing project has finally begun on several dilapidated city roads. Resurfacing began last week on Court and Champ Clark streets. Financing for the work was done through CSB and Commerce banks; the contractor assigned for the project is MidRivers Asphalt. For the Fall work, the contractor plans to resurface the remainders of Court and Champ Clark streets, as well as Centennial.  

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  • Champ Clark bridge work postponed

    Posted on October 14, 2014 at 11:40 am

    Due to the weather forecast, MoDOT and its contractor will postpone joint expansion repairs on the U.S. 54 bridge over the Mississippi River, Champ Clark, at Louisiana until next Monday, Oct. 20. The bridge will close Monday at 6 a.m. and is expected to reopen Friday, Oct. 24.

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Education

BGHS names Students of the Quarter

Posted on October 21, 2014 at 1:38 pm

The faculty of Bowling Green High School nominates and votes on students to be “Students of the Quarter.” One student from the freshman, sophomore, and junior classes is chosen by the faculty. These students must meet the following criteria: Students must strive to do their best in all classes, must follow school rules and regulations, and show concern for others. The following students have been chosen as the first quarter

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  • 4-Hers compete at state

    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 1:24 pm

    Pike Junior Team

    Pictured here is the Pike County Junior Livestock Judging Team that competed at state on Sept. 6.  The members are Callie Bailey, Clint Bailey, and Kyle Horner.  

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  • Bus route modifications topic of debate in school board meeting

    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 1:16 pm

    What may seem like a simple modification to a school bus route was a topic of some debate during Monday’s monthly Board of Education meeting. The meeting was called to order by board president Scott Smith at 6:30 p.m. All members were present as of roll call. As the first item of business, the board unanimously approved the consent agenda, including the announcement of Joe Calhoun’s resignation, which will be

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Religion

Afternoon tea to be held at Second Baptist

Posted on October 21, 2014 at 2:20 pm

The ladies of Second Baptist Church would like to invite everyone to a tea on Oct. 25,  at the Second Baptist Church in the Educational Building. The featured speaker for the afternoon is Penny Garrison, local author and retired teacher who is involved in prison ministry. Music for the afternoon will be provided by former member, Katie Schisler,  Music Minister at New London Baptist Church. Please plan to attend and

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  • Nazarene Church to host Revival Oct. 26-29, Rev. Whitworth to lead

    Posted on October 14, 2014 at 12:12 pm

    Bowling Green Church of the Nazarene will be holding a Revival with Rev. Marcus Whitworth, Sr. on Oct. 26 through 29. Sunday services at  10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. and, Monday through Wednesday, at 7 p.m. Rev. Whitworth is a full-time ordained Christian worship leader/revivalist, affiliated with the Church of the Nazarene. He is God-called and has held revivals continuously since 1983. His biblical ministry objective is to help facilitate

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  • Minister’s Message – “God’s Antidote for Dark Valleys”

    Posted on October 14, 2014 at 12:12 pm

    Everyone goes through times of trials and adversity. Even though you might not be in a dark valley now, all of us will go through those valleys. Even in our darkest valleys, our darkest days, God is there.  “Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.”  (Psalm 23:4)

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Health

PCMH prepares for Ebola

Posted on October 21, 2014 at 1:35 pm

In order to address the recent concerns about Ebola, Pike County Memorial Hospital is assuring  that they are prepared should the disease surface in our community. Preparations by the Hospital include a review of Hospital protocols to insure they follow all CDC recommendations for an infectious disease.  Refresher sessions on the use of personal protective equipment have been conducted as well as assessing and increasing the inventory of PPE. As

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  • BGPD officers attend homeland security training

    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 1:05 pm

    Bowling Green Police Department emergency responders Rodney Owen, James Herrmann, and Colton Marti recently completed training offered by the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP).

    Bowling Green Police Department emergency responders Rodney Owen, James Herrmann, and Colton Marti recently completed training offered by the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) in Anniston, Ala. The CDP is operated by the United States Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency and is the only federally-chartered Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) training facility in the nation. “I have been a firefighter and police officer for over 20 years

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  • Cancer Memorial Park donates to area groups

    Posted on October 14, 2014 at 12:10 pm

    Pike County Health Department, Home Health and Hospice Administrator Chris Deeken accepts a donation from Cancer Memorial Park Foundation President Karen Daffron.

    The season for giving has begun a little early this year as the Cancer Memorial Park Foundation (CMPF) recently presented two $1,000 checks to area organizations. At this year’s Pike County Relay for Life on Sept. 27 CMPF President Karen Daffron presented the first check to the local organization. The second check was given to Pike County Health Department, Home Health and Hospice Administrator Chris Deeken last week. “We as

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