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

School Notes

Posted on April 22, 2014 at 2:21 pm

Penny Copelin, Assistant Elementary and Middle School Principal School is flying by; we have only five weeks left of school for this year.  Time has been going so fast and the staff and students have been working very hard to prepare for all of the upcoming testing that has started and will continue to the end of school.  Besides testing, there will be many field trips, track and field day

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  • Prom King, Queen candidates announced

    Posted on April 22, 2014 at 2:13 pm

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    Bowling Green High School recently announced this year’s prom king and queen candidates. Pictured above (from left) are the students in the running for the crowns: Kaycee Sutton, Darren Feldewerth, Kylie Conrow, Jesse Betts, Austin Sloan, Erin Kaser, Skyler Durham, and Kaylee Cannon.  

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  • School Board swears in new member, hears resignations

    Posted on April 22, 2014 at 2:13 pm

    New Board of Education president Scott Smith presented retiring member Ryan Bailey with a plaque of appreciation.

    The Bowling Green R-1 Board of Education gathered Monday night for their regular monthly meeting. The agenda for the evening included the swearing in of new member Allen Chandler. Current president Joe Klott called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. All members were present as of roll call. The consent agenda, including the resignations of Dana Wooten, Beth Gschwender, and Matt Messick and the retirement of Kathy Wyble was

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Religion

Second Baptist welcomes Watoto program

Posted on April 22, 2014 at 2:25 pm

Watoto, a holistic care program, initiated to serve the dire needs of Africa and her people, is thrilled to present a brand new choir tour entitled Beautiful Africa: A New Generation. The production will be presented at the Family Resource Center, Edgewood on April 25 at 7 p.m.  The tour began in Dallas, TX and will tour for six months visiting several cities throughout the U.S. including Albuquerque, NM, Oklahoma

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  • Twisting the Truth

    Posted on April 22, 2014 at 2:24 pm

    Friendship Baptist Church will begin Sunday night services on April 27 at 6 p.m. The group plans to have a different program each night, beginning with the DVD series “Twisting the Truth” by Andy Stanley. This is a six-week series. This study helps people discover the ways the truth gets twisted in their lives and culture and, more importantly, how they can recognize and overcome them. The most dangerous lies

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  • Minister’s Message – “Hope is still here!”

    Posted on April 22, 2014 at 2:24 pm

    By Rev. Robert W. Warren, Bowling Green Church of the Nazarene   What an awesome season for the Christian that we have just come through! The beautiful colors that are associated with Easter, family dinners and chocolate, chocolate, chocolate.  My motto is, you can never have too much chocolate.  I like chocolate brownies with chocolate chips with chocolate ice cream and chocolate syrup!  I have been known to eat a

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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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