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PCADD promotes Disability Employment Awareness Month

Posted on September 30, 2014 at 2:05 pm

Pike County Agency for Developmental Disabilities Community Employment Services Program would like to announce its participation in National Disability Employment Awareness Month, an annual awareness campaign that takes place each October. The purpose of National Disability Employment Awareness Month is to educate about disability employment issues and celebrate the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. The history of National Disability Employment Awareness Month traces back to 1945,

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  • Minister’s Message – “Disciple defined”

    Posted on September 30, 2014 at 2:04 pm

    Disciple – Webster’s definition from the “1828 Edition” states it this way: A Follower; an adherent to the doctrine of another. Hence the constant attendants of Christ were called His disciples; hence all Christians are called His disciples, as they profess to learn and receive His doctrines and precepts. Disciple – Christ’s definition from the Bible in two words… “Follow Me”! Let’s take Webster’s definition, a follower; an adherent to

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  • Cowboys for Christ

    Posted on September 30, 2014 at 2:03 pm

    Round Pen competitions and a Ranch Rodeo have kept the pastor of Eastern Missouri Cowboy Church (EMCC), Stan Henderson, busy for the month of September. Brother Stan was one of several trainers in a Round Pen Seminar at Hopewell Baptist Church in Wellsville on Sept. 7. One spectator who attended this event and another round pen event said “My wife and I went to the round pen demonstration this past

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Travel

Elkhorn Creek bridge to be repaired by end of month

Posted on September 30, 2014 at 1:59 pm

MoDOT engineers have designed a short-term fix that will allow the Elkhorn Creek Bridge near Buell on MO 161 to be repaired and reopened by the end of October. “We have determined we can repair the column that supports the bridge,” said MoDOT Northeast District Engineer Paula Gough.  The bridge will remain closed during the repair and once reopened, it will continue to be load posted, which means: • All

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  • Sealing operations to begin on Hwy. 61

    Posted on September 30, 2014 at 1:53 pm

    Weather permitting, beginning Tuesday, Oct. 7, MoDOT and its contractor, Missouri Petroleum of St. Louis, will begin work on hot oil pavement undersealing. This process will be used on 19 miles of southbound US Route 61 in Pike and Lincoln Counties, extending from about one mile north of Pike County Route N near Bowling Green to Lincoln County Route E south of Eolia, near Auburn. The work should take about

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  • One bridge opens, another closes – MoDOT makes improvements on 161

    Posted on September 23, 2014 at 1:58 pm

    Last Friday, Sept. 19, MO 161 just west of Route BB in Middletown was reopened to traffic after being closed about a month and a half to redeck the Coon Creek Bridge. The deck and side barriers on the 51-year-old bridge were removed all the way down to steel and replaced with a new deck, which is 22 feet wide compared to the old 20 foot deck. The contractor on

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Education

PLTC congratulates nursing grads

Posted on September 30, 2014 at 2:05 pm

The 2014 Practical Nursing class from Pike-Lincoln Technical Center (PLTC) in Eolia held graduation at Clopton High School on Aug. 28. Seventeen graduates were honored during the evening ceremony. A video presentation of the year’s highlights was played prior to the ceremony accompanied by “Anyway” by Martina McBride. The program began with the graduate processional to “The Climb” by Miley Cyrus. A welcome was given by Andy Jolly, Assistant Director

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  • Scott accepted to MU-KC PhD program

    Posted on September 30, 2014 at 1:59 pm

    David Scott

    David Scott, Bowling Green High School graduate of 2006, has been officially accepted as one of two PhD candidates for the Experimental Health Psychology PhD program at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. David’s focus in the program will be studying the neuropsychology, neuroeconomics, and applied neuroscience of nicotine addiction and emotion using fMRI (functioning MRI) brain imaging scanners. David has received a full-ride scholarship paying for the entire program as well

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  • Homecoming week promises fun for all

    Posted on September 30, 2014 at 1:51 pm

    Pictured above are the Homecoming attendants and King and Queen candidates (from left): back row: Hannah Kroencke, Dakota Hipes, Sierra St. Aubyn, Michaela Knight, Jackson Ringhausen, Garrett Swarnes, Dylan Henderson; middle row: Shelby Grummel, Drew Jacyna; front row: Tori Nichols and Zach Browning. Not pictured is Chase McChristian.

    Homecoming is this Friday, and the Bowling Green High School student council has planned several events for the week. The group has decided to bring back spirit points. Points are earned by CAT Time, not by class.  First place will receive a pizza party and second place will receive a popcorn party the week following Homecoming. Homecoming/Spirit Week Events (past and upcoming) Sept. 22: Float decorating (4 – 8) and

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Religion

Minister’s Message – “Disciple defined”

Posted on September 30, 2014 at 2:04 pm

Disciple – Webster’s definition from the “1828 Edition” states it this way: A Follower; an adherent to the doctrine of another. Hence the constant attendants of Christ were called His disciples; hence all Christians are called His disciples, as they profess to learn and receive His doctrines and precepts. Disciple – Christ’s definition from the Bible in two words… “Follow Me”! Let’s take Webster’s definition, a follower; an adherent to

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  • Cowboys for Christ

    Posted on September 30, 2014 at 2:03 pm

    Round Pen competitions and a Ranch Rodeo have kept the pastor of Eastern Missouri Cowboy Church (EMCC), Stan Henderson, busy for the month of September. Brother Stan was one of several trainers in a Round Pen Seminar at Hopewell Baptist Church in Wellsville on Sept. 7. One spectator who attended this event and another round pen event said “My wife and I went to the round pen demonstration this past

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  • Minister’s Message – “Think on Habakkuk”

    Posted on September 23, 2014 at 2:22 pm

    Jonathan Hiles, Associate Pastor, Second Baptist Church of Bowling Green   There’s a great deal to be upset about these days. Much of the content of everything screaming for your attention seems to want to put you in a bad mood. To take away your comfort, your security, your peace of mind appears to be the goal of way to many harbingers. And I will add another nugget of negativity:

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Health

PCADD promotes Disability Employment Awareness Month

Posted on September 30, 2014 at 2:05 pm

Pike County Agency for Developmental Disabilities Community Employment Services Program would like to announce its participation in National Disability Employment Awareness Month, an annual awareness campaign that takes place each October. The purpose of National Disability Employment Awareness Month is to educate about disability employment issues and celebrate the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. The history of National Disability Employment Awareness Month traces back to 1945,

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  • PLTC congratulates nursing grads

    Posted on September 30, 2014 at 2:05 pm

    The 2014 Practical Nursing class from Pike-Lincoln Technical Center (PLTC) in Eolia held graduation at Clopton High School on Aug. 28. Seventeen graduates were honored during the evening ceremony. A video presentation of the year’s highlights was played prior to the ceremony accompanied by “Anyway” by Martina McBride. The program began with the graduate processional to “The Climb” by Miley Cyrus. A welcome was given by Andy Jolly, Assistant Director

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  • Relay raises nearly $40k

    Posted on September 30, 2014 at 1:40 pm

    Braxton Pitzer and Kaylee Long, with a little help from mom Sheila, cut the ribbon to kick off Saturday’s Relay for Life event.

    Saturday’s Relay for Life event, held at the Pike County fairgrounds, raised a total of $38,868.61, much to the delight of event chairpersons and participants. “It was an awesome night,” said chairman Ethel Drew. The occasion kicked off at 1 p.m. with opening ceremonies and a horseshow. Additional events took place throughout the day and evening. For the rest of the story and several pictures from Saturday’s event, be sure

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