Lifestyles

BG FFA competes at State, three members receive State degrees

Posted on April 24, 2015 at 2:10 pm

Bowling Green’s FFA seemed to have a great experience at the state FFA convention, which was recently held in Columbia. Micah Bailey, Zach Browning, and Branden Doering received their State FFA Degree, which is only earned by the top three percent of the over 25,000 FFA members statewide. The three boys also received an award and were recognized on stage for a proficiency award which includes their SAE project and

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  • Bowling Green Times’ Citizen of the Year

    Posted on April 14, 2015 at 1:01 pm

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    Pike County native Elisha Koenig was named the Bowling Green Times’ Citizen of the Year during Saturday’s Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce banquet. Koenig is the founder of Little Explorers, a learning-based play group for young children in the area. She is also very active in the Chamber and Home, Health & Hospice board. Koenig is pictured  with Times Publisher Linda Luebrecht.  

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  • Glenn brothers awarded National Certificate of Merit

    Posted on April 14, 2015 at 12:56 pm

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    On April 11, the Boy Scouts of America, upon recommendation of the National Court of Honor, awarded a National Certificate of Merit to George Glenn and Reid Glenn, Bowling Green, in recognition of performance of a significant act of service. This award is one of the four National Court of Honor Lifesaving and Meritorious Action Awards. In July 2014 George and Reid Glenn stopped with their parents, Ted and Rebecca

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Travel

St. Clair explores western world in Beijing – BGHS graduate teaches English in China

Posted on April 14, 2015 at 12:58 pm

Few people have the opportunity to work and live in a place completely unlike the one in which they were raised. This idea can be compounded in rural areas, as some think such chances are more limited. Bowling Green High School graduate Brett St. Clair (2010) wouldn’t allow limitations like these to inhibit his dreams, however. The Chinese language aficionado is teaching English to children ages two to 12 at

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  • St. Clair explores western world in Beijing – BGHS graduate teaches English in China

    Posted on April 10, 2015 at 12:38 pm

    Few people have the opportunity to work and live in a place completely unlike the one in which they were raised. This idea can be compounded in rural areas, as some think such chances are more limited. Bowling Green High School graduate Brett St. Clair (2010) wouldn’t allow limitations like these to inhibit his dreams, however. The Chinese language aficionado is teaching English to children ages two to 12 at

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  • MoDOT weekly road work

    Posted on March 31, 2015 at 12:42 pm

    Pike County Route D – Inactive spring/summer 2015 – Sealing operations from MO 79 near Louisiana to US 61 at Eolia. Route W – March 30, road closed for culvert replacements 1 mile north of the Pike County Route WW and W junction; work will be completed between 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m MO 79 – March 31 through April 5, one lane traffic 8 a.m to 3 p.m. in

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Education

BG FFA competes at State, three members receive State degrees

Posted on April 24, 2015 at 2:10 pm

Bowling Green’s FFA seemed to have a great experience at the state FFA convention, which was recently held in Columbia. Micah Bailey, Zach Browning, and Branden Doering received their State FFA Degree, which is only earned by the top three percent of the over 25,000 FFA members statewide. The three boys also received an award and were recognized on stage for a proficiency award which includes their SAE project and

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  • Bowling Green Elementary third quarter honor roll

    Posted on April 21, 2015 at 3:06 pm

    The following Bowling Green Elementary earned a spot on the third quarter honor roll.   Third grade – Robbins A honor roll Lillian Bowen, Conner Brown, Megan Graver, Landon Gregory, Harrison Hunt, Rachel Klott, Courtney Kraft, William Murry, Molly Norton, Stacy Power, Dylan Preston, Kaylee Stephens and Gaven Uplinger. Third grade – Robbins B honor roll Hayleigh Doolin, Abbie Gette, Xsavier Horton, Alden Rehfeldt, Brian Sheets, Rose Turner and Natalee

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  • Local students attend Sophomore Pilgrimage

    Posted on April 21, 2015 at 2:56 pm

    On April 14, students from around the state of Missouri gathered in Jefferson City for the 81st annual Sophomore Pilgrimage. This program, which is sponsored by the General Federation of Women’s Clubs of Missouri, recognizes high school sophomores who exemplify high standards of honor, courage, citizenship, scholarship, leadership and service. Three outstanding students represented area schools.  They were Zane Porter from Bowling Green High School, sponsored by GFWC Heir Study

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Religion

Minister’s Message – “The What, If, and Then”

Posted on April 21, 2015 at 3:04 pm

I suppose all of us have asked a “what if” question from time to time, and then turned around and answered that same question with a “then”… Right?  Let us run through a few of them just for the fun of it shall we? -If only I had been born in another family, a kinder, gentler, or maybe even a richer one… Then, my life would have been different, right?

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  • Holy Week schedules for local Christian churches

    Posted on March 31, 2015 at 12:45 pm

    Bowling Green First Christian   Maundy Thursday will be at Bowling Green First Christian Church, 15 North High,  on Thursday, April 2 at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome and invited to attend. This service will be a service reminding of as the sacraments of Foot Washing and Communion. Attendees will hear from the disciples, sing songs, pray and share in the sacraments of Foot Washing and Communion.  This is a

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  • Louisville Christian Church

    Posted on March 31, 2015 at 12:45 pm

    The Louisville Christian Church will not be holding service on Easter Sunday. Instead, services will be April 12 at 2 p.m. Elder Carla Potts of Elsberry is minister. Malaine Hagemeir, pianist, will lead the congregation in song. Communion is served and everyone is welcome. The church is located on Highway Z in northern Lincoln County.

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Health

Blood drive to be held in honor of Times employee

Posted on April 14, 2015 at 1:15 pm

Leala McClurg says she probably would not be alive today if not for the quick action of medical professionals and the lifesaving blood donations from strangers she’ll likely never meet. After four surgeries and nearly a month in the hospital in the fall of 2013, McClurg is now asking the community to help patients in need by giving blood at a blood drive in her honor in April. McClurg visited

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  • Daffron Relay team preps for 5K

    Posted on April 14, 2015 at 1:01 pm

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    Daffron’s Relay for Life team is preparing for their 3rd Annual 5K Fun Run/Walk event. This year’s event will be held on Saturday June 13 and will be held at the Pike County Fairgrounds.  Race time will begin at 8 a.m.  Race day registration will open at 7:30 a.m. The race will begin and end at the Fairgrounds “Main Gate” which is the back (horse) corral.  This will be a

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  • Commissioners sign Public Health Week proclamation

    Posted on April 7, 2015 at 2:08 pm

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    In celebration of National Public Health Week, the Pike County Commissioners signed a proclamation early Monday morning proclaiming April 6 through 12 National Public Health Week in Pike County. The Pike County Health Department will be celebrating National Public Health Week by hosting a health fair at the Bowling Green City Park on April 10 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., with a rain date of April 17. Area residents

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