Lifestyles

YMCA programs enter summer sessions

Posted on April 15, 2014 at 2:40 pm

The Twin Pike Family YMCA 21st CCLC before and afterschool programs are planning their summer sessions.  Our summer school session programming will include reading and math activities, STEM, Food and Fun, swimming, crafts, field trips and guest presenters. At Clopton, an all-day, three-week summer session will be held from May 26 through June 16 from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Clopton summer session students need to bring a sack lunch.

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  • Victorian life focus of Louisiana museum annual spring program

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 2:40 pm

    The Louisiana Area Historical Museum will present its annual spring luncheon Saturday, May 10, featuring Carolyn Miller of Sedalia. Miller, who is a former teacher and is the wife of a minister, will be sharing information about life in Victorian times.  She will bring clothing and other items from that time period to put on display for all to see.  She delights in sharing her collections and her knowledge of

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  • “Vannoy School Memories”

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 2:24 pm

    By Connie Hanson Malloy   I had turned five years old on Aug. 6, 1953 and started first grade at Vannoy school a few weeks later. My sister, Linda, was a year older than I but my parents, Paul and Wanda Hanson, wisely decided to start us both to school together at the same time, even though I was very young. Through the years we have been so glad they

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Travel

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Everhart fights in worldwide competition

Posted on April 8, 2014 at 1:41 pm

Late last month, Shawn Everhart, of Bowling Green, competed in the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation’s Chicago Spring International Open at Chicago State University. Shawn is a student at Gracie Barra Hannibal and competed for Gracie Barra, one of the largest, and most traditional, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu organizations in the world. Everhart’s division, Masters Two-Male-Medium-Heavy-White Belt, had nine athletes in competition. After several matches, the Bowling Green man placed third overall, winning

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  • US 154 at Spencer Creek Bridge opens next week

    Posted on March 18, 2014 at 1:40 pm

    Monday, March 24, US 154 between Curryville and MO 19 will reopen to traffic after being closed almost a month and a half to redeck the Spencer Creek Bridge. The contractor plans to open the bridge, located just east of Route P and west of Blue Jay Road, by noon on Monday the 24th. The deck and side barriers on the 65-year-old bridge were removed all the way down to

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  • Road improvement sales tax on April ballot

    Posted on March 11, 2014 at 5:59 pm

    The City of Bowling Green recently placed a sales tax measure on the April 8 ballot. Called Proposition S, the one-half (1/2) cent sales tax would be used solely for street and street-related improvements. Revenues from the sales tax could not be used for reoccurring operational expenses such as salaries, or for other capital improvement projects. The one-half of one cent sales tax would amount to five cents on a

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Education

PLTC students attend conference

Posted on April 15, 2014 at 2:41 pm

Pike-Lincoln Technical Center (PLTC) students attended the Missouri SkillsUSA Leadership and Skills Conference at Linn State Technical College in Linn April 3 through 5. Students left from PLTC early Thursday morning and spent the next three days competing and representing our school in different contests. On Saturday, the results were announced and school officials were excited about how well the students performed. Anothony Caruthers placed third in the Diesel Equipment

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  • YMCA programs enter summer sessions

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 2:40 pm

    The Twin Pike Family YMCA 21st CCLC before and afterschool programs are planning their summer sessions.  Our summer school session programming will include reading and math activities, STEM, Food and Fun, swimming, crafts, field trips and guest presenters. At Clopton, an all-day, three-week summer session will be held from May 26 through June 16 from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Clopton summer session students need to bring a sack lunch.

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  • Victorian life focus of Louisiana museum annual spring program

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 2:40 pm

    The Louisiana Area Historical Museum will present its annual spring luncheon Saturday, May 10, featuring Carolyn Miller of Sedalia. Miller, who is a former teacher and is the wife of a minister, will be sharing information about life in Victorian times.  She will bring clothing and other items from that time period to put on display for all to see.  She delights in sharing her collections and her knowledge of

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Religion

Cornerstone Church Easter services

Posted on April 15, 2014 at 2:38 pm

Cornerstone Christian Church in Bowling Green invites everyone to an Easter breakfast at 8 a.m. on Sunday, April 20. Worship services will follow at 9 a.m.

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  • Nazarene church plans Easter service

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 2:38 pm

    Easter Sunday is April 20 and the Bowling Green Church of the Nazarene will begin the morning with a full breakfast at 8:30 a.m., which will be served until 9:15 a.m. The breakfast will be followed by the annual Easter “Treasure” Hunt for kids at 9:30 a.m.  The Easter egg hunt will involve symbols of Easter and the resurrection story will be shared with them. Then at 10:30 a.m. will

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  • Second Baptist to hold Easter services

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 2:36 pm

    Second Baptist Church will be celebrating Easter Sunday with two worship services. The early morning worship service will be held at 7:30 a.m., with a breakfast for everyone following at 8:30 a.m.     Sunday School will be held at the regular time of 9:30 a.m. There will be a joint late worship service for everyone with the 2BContemporary service in the church sanctuary at 10:45 a.m. The Lord’s Supper

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Health

YMCA programs enter summer sessions

Posted on April 15, 2014 at 2:40 pm

The Twin Pike Family YMCA 21st CCLC before and afterschool programs are planning their summer sessions.  Our summer school session programming will include reading and math activities, STEM, Food and Fun, swimming, crafts, field trips and guest presenters. At Clopton, an all-day, three-week summer session will be held from May 26 through June 16 from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Clopton summer session students need to bring a sack lunch.

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  • BG Police to collect unwanted prescriptions

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 2:19 pm

    On Saturday, April 26 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., the Bowling Green Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Area residents are invited to bring medications for disposal to Bowling Green Police Department at 15 West Church Street.  The service is free and

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  • Earth Day Group to host event Saturday – Electronic recycling drive, 5K on itinerary

    Posted on April 8, 2014 at 1:55 pm

    Mrs. Carey Scherder and the Middle School Earth Day Group will be hosting an Earth Day activity this Saturday, April 12 at the Bowling Green City Park, with a back-up rain location of the Bowling Green High School auditorium. As part of this event there will be the opportunity for individuals and businesses to drop off any electronics in order for them to be recycled and to keep their hazardous

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