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BG Invitational reaches milestone – 90th annual tournament next week

Posted on January 20, 2015 at 1:04 pm

The annual Bowling Green Invitational basketball tournament has reached another milestone. Next week’s event marks the 90th annual tournament to grace the courts of Bowling Green High School. As one of BGHS’s highlight annual events, the tournament draws a huge crowd from all over and is regarded for its display of athletic talent. “The Bowling Green Tournament has historically been a showcase for local basketball,” said BGHS Principal Brock Bailey.

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  • Bank of Louisiana pledges to Fairgrounds project

    Posted on January 16, 2015 at 8:54 am

    The Pike County Fairgrounds will hopefully be receiving a facelift thanks to a generous pledge donation from Bank of Louisiana. At the last Fair Board meeting, a proposal was made regarding the construction of a new outdoor canopy and stage on the track, which would allow for the hosting of larger entertainment events, as well as better service the current acts it hosts annually. The project cost is estimated at

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  • Spreading holiday cheer

    Posted on December 30, 2014 at 12:51 pm

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    By the Bobcaster Staff   Visitors to the Pike County Courthouse on Friday, Dec. 19, might have been startled to hear Christmas music echoing through the halls there. In other places around Bowling Green, buses were spotted dropping off students and teachers alike as they sang carols, delivered cards and gifts, and quickly departed for other places. The hit-and-run Christmas programs were the brainchildren of Bowling Green High School administrators

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BGMS to host recycling, disposal event

Posted on January 23, 2015 at 9:16 am

The Bowling Green Middle School will once again be hosting an electronic and hazardous waste drop off/recycling event. The event will be similar to what the school did last year, although it is planned to be set up at the shelter house next to the pool in order to use the larger parking lots for the drop off.   Event Details BG City Park April 11 9 a.m.-12 p.m.  

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  • First United Methodist Church to host free chili lunch Saturday, Jan. 24

    Posted on January 20, 2015 at 1:32 pm

    The First United Methodist Church, located at the corner of Church and Broadway Streets, will be serving a free chili lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 24. The lunch will consist of chili, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, dessert, tea, and coffee.  Everyone in the community is invited to attend. The lunch is being provided as part of the church’s Acts of Kindness ministry. The United

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  • Blood drive Feb. 5

    Posted on January 20, 2015 at 1:31 pm

    The First United Methodist Church in Bowling Green, located at 8 North Broadway at the corner of Church and Broadway, will be hosting an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Thursday, Feb. 5, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the church’s fellowship hall. Snacks and homemade sandwiches will be served to donors. This is the seventh drive the church has hosted as part of its “Acts of Kindness” mission.

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