Lifestyles

Minister’s Message – “Effectual Fervent Prayer”

Posted on September 16, 2014 at 3:39 pm

Read James 5:16. Prayer does not equip you for greater works. “Prayer is the greater work.”- Oswald Chambers As mature Christians, we are naive to ignore or deny the reality of spiritual conflicts between good and evil and our role in them as believing saints. Our main weapon in a prayer offensive is a keen knowledge and application of scripture “declared verbally” in the same way Jesus fought the devil

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  • VFW, Auxiliary to host POW/MIA ceremony

    Posted on September 16, 2014 at 3:38 pm

    The Bowling Green VFW Post #5553 and Ladies Auxiliary will be hosting a POW/MIA and flag retirement ceremony at the post home, 505 VFW Road, in honor POW/MIA Recognition Day. The event will be held this Friday, Sept. 19 at 5:30 p.m. The public is cordially invited to attend the cremony in honor of America’s POW/MIAs abnd the retiring of flags no longer suitable for display. Refreshments will be served.

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  • DAR members attend meeting

    Posted on September 16, 2014 at 3:36 pm

    Above are the Bowling Green DAR members who attended the District Meeting: Pam Williams, Diane Fuerst, Jane Quade, Lori Smith, and Snookie Flansburg.

    Members of the Bowling Green Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution traveled to Hannibal to participate in the district meeting on Sept. 12. DAR members from Kirksville, Hannibal, Macon, Moberly, Paris, Louisiana, Vandalia, Lancaster, Kahoka, and Memphis also attended. This annual meeting allows members to meet with local and state leaders to share ideas and learn about new projects in Missouri. Each year, Missouri DAR sponsors several scholarships

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Travel

Champ Clark Bridge weight limit to be enforced

Posted on September 16, 2014 at 2:53 pm

The U.S. 54 Mississippi River Bridge, also known as the Champ Clark Bridge, at Louisiana, MO, is now posted to restrict the weight limit to 40 tons. “This is a legal load, but overweight vehicles will no longer be allowed to cross the bridge,” said MoDOT District Engineer Paula Gough. “During a routine annual inspection, additional structural deficiencies were discovered, and while the bridge remains safe to cross within the

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  • Heritage Festival set for Saturday, Sept. 13 – Route 66 Corvette Club invited, Moolah Shriners miniatures cars to appear

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 1:39 pm

    Wayne Gamm’s 1916 Case car

    The Champ Clark Heritage Festival Car and Truck Show will be held at the Bowling Green courthouse square Saturday, Sept. 13 rain or shine. Registration will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Anyone wishing to drive their vehicle in the parade will need to be at the Bowling Green High School by 9:30 a.m. The car and truck show will have 24 different classes with multiple awards in each

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  • McPike selected for baseball honor

    Posted on August 26, 2014 at 1:37 pm

    Kobe McPike, a BGHS freshman, was selected by the Mathews-Dickey Boys’ and Girls’ Club to represent STL Cardinals in the 2014 Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) World Series, Aug. 6 through 12. McPike’s first step was to go to Milwaukee, Wis. to play in the Mid-West Central Regional Tournament, July 25 through 28, hosted by the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park. His team went 4-0 and became Mid-West Regional

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Education

BG FFA members compete at State Fair

Posted on September 16, 2014 at 3:39 pm

Bowling Green FFA members had a successful 2014 Missouri State Fair.  The fair took place from Aug. 7 through 17. This year was the 113th anniversary of the Missouri State Fair.  In 1952 FFA acquired its own division at the fair and there have been thousands of youth participating ever since. Many youth from the Bowling Green FFA Chapter participated in the state fair this year.   These exhibitors presented

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  • National Honors Society improves memorial

    Posted on September 16, 2014 at 3:26 pm

    nhs painters

    Members of the Bowling Green High School National Honor Society recently helped to repaint the War Memorial on the Pike County Courthouse lawn earlier this month. The names on the memorial had become nearly illegible due to wear and exposure to the elements over the years, inspiring Josh Kempke, a BGHS senior, to improve the memorial’s appearance for his NHS project and Eagle Scout project. Members of the community are

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  • Times, MPA to host essay contest

    Posted on September 16, 2014 at 3:25 pm

    Texting while driving is a problem. More than 100,000 crashes  year involve drivers who are texting, often causing life-changing injuries and deaths. Texting drivers are far more likely to be in an accident. Despite knowing the risks of texting while driving, 43 percent of teens admit to texting while driving. However, there is now an opportunity to change this behavior. The Missouri Press Association (MPA) and the Bowling Green Times

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Religion

Minister’s Message – “Effectual Fervent Prayer”

Posted on September 16, 2014 at 3:39 pm

Read James 5:16. Prayer does not equip you for greater works. “Prayer is the greater work.”- Oswald Chambers As mature Christians, we are naive to ignore or deny the reality of spiritual conflicts between good and evil and our role in them as believing saints. Our main weapon in a prayer offensive is a keen knowledge and application of scripture “declared verbally” in the same way Jesus fought the devil

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  • Fish Fry, Homecoming to be held Sept. 21

    Posted on September 16, 2014 at 3:34 pm

    The annual homecoming and fish fry will be held at the New Harmony Christian Church on Sunday, Sept. 21. The carry-in meal will begin at approximately 12:15 p.m., and everyone is invited to attend. A Fall Bible Study is beginning this week on the Book of Proverbs. The group will be meeting on Monday nights at 6:30 p.m. at the church (with the exception of the first Monday of each

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  • Minister’s Message

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 1:53 pm

    As I write this tonight, I sit in Children’s Hospital in St. Louis in 8 East in an isolation room. The only noise that can be heard are a child’s labored breathing and the gurgling water from the oxygen.  Periodically an alarm will pierce through the quiet. Nurses, doctors,  techs, breathing specialists slide quietly in and out to perform their healing gifts. In the morning at 8 a.m. the construction

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Health

Times, MPA to host essay contest

Posted on September 16, 2014 at 3:25 pm

Texting while driving is a problem. More than 100,000 crashes  year involve drivers who are texting, often causing life-changing injuries and deaths. Texting drivers are far more likely to be in an accident. Despite knowing the risks of texting while driving, 43 percent of teens admit to texting while driving. However, there is now an opportunity to change this behavior. The Missouri Press Association (MPA) and the Bowling Green Times

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  • Lions receive check for test drive program

    Posted on September 9, 2014 at 3:14 pm

    lions

    The Bowling Green Lions Club is in sincere appreciation of all those area residents that participated in the test drive fundraiser earlier this year. Pictured above is Clayton Storch, of Storch Ford, presenting a check for $4,460 raised by the Ford “Drive for Your Community” fundraiser held in June. The funds will help with Lions Club projects, including eye glasses, scholarships, and more.  

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  • Relay for Life in two weeks

    Posted on September 9, 2014 at 3:02 pm

    Mark your calendars for Pike County Missouri’s Relay for Life on Sept. 27. There is still plenty of time to get luminaria forms in prior to the event for placement around the track (any forms turned in now will not be included in the program).  Forms may be picked up at several local banks, pharmacies, and Crossroads in Bowling Green, along with Pike County Memorial Hospital and Eastern Missouri Health

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