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Posted on December 16, 2014 at 2:30 pm

Summary of 2014 Farm Bill Programs It was reported there were more than 900 pages of regulations on the new Farm Bill farm programs, our trainers went to a week’s worth of training, we had three days of training and now we attempt to convey that information to producers in short bursts.  We apologize in advance. The new crop related farm programs have three possibilities but all are essentially additional

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  • Frankford farmers earn highest average price at Show-Me-Select sale

    Posted on December 16, 2014 at 2:18 pm

    2014 Show-Me-Select Heifer Sale Submitted by Daniel Mallory, University of Missouri Regional Livestock Specialist   Once again the Northeast Missouri Show-Me-Select Replacement heifer sale reached a record sale average of $3,208 at F & T Livestock Auction, Saturday, Dec. 13. The 19 producers of the 286 heifers were enrolled in the MU educational heifer management program. The heifers were bred to sires with both calving-ease and growth genetics. The sale

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  • Annada woman hits cow

    Posted on December 16, 2014 at 2:17 pm

    An Annada woman suffered minor injuries in a wreck that occured when her vehicle struck a cow in the roadway. According to a crash report from Troop C of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the wreck occured at 1:45 a.m. Dec. 14. The report indicates that 22-year-old Amber Williams was driving a 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt eastbound on Highway H, .1 miles east of Pike County Road 227, when she hit

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  • Times seeks Citizen of the Year for 2014

    Posted on December 16, 2014 at 2:16 pm

    With the year’s end drawing near, it’s a time to review and reflect on the year past. The Bowling Green Times is seeking nom-inations for its annual “Citizen of the Year” award, which is pre-sented each year at the Chamber of Commerce banquet. This year’s Chamber banquet is slated to be held at the Pike County Fairgrounds on Feb. 27, 2015. The Citizen of the Year award is presented to

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  • Aldermen move forward with intersection repair plan, hear from concerned citizen

    Posted on December 16, 2014 at 2:15 pm

    The City is taking steps towards repairing what could be considered one of Bowling Green’s worst intersections as of Monday’s Board of Aldermen meeting. Mayor Don Hunter called the meeting to order at 5:40 p.m. All aldermen were present. Following the unanimous approval of the previous meeting’s minutes, presentation of warrants, and treasurer’s reports, the board moved on to the review and reading of proposed bills. After the introduction of

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  • Chamber announces banquet plans, elects board members

    Posted on December 16, 2014 at 2:13 pm

    The Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce gathered Wednesday, Dec. 10 for its regular bimonthly meeting. Among business conducted was that of the election of board members. President Christine Rutherford called the meeting to order at 12-noon and began the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance. As there was no guest speaker, the meeting moved directly to board reports, hearing from Secretary Karen Kieffer, who read the previous meeting’s minutes, and

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  • BGR-1 school district votes to discontinue grandfathered policy – District to utilize new insurance provider

    Posted on December 16, 2014 at 2:12 pm

    During Monday’s regular meeting of the Bowling Green R-1 Board of Education, a measure was taken to discontinue a policy that was grandfathered-in for certain district employees in 2008. Although current district administrators are somewhat unclear as to the reasoning behind continuing the benefit in 2008, a vote passed Monday to discontinue the annuity as of January 2015. President Scott Smith called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. As

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  • Authorities respond to semi rollover

    Posted on December 16, 2014 at 2:10 pm

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    Local authorities and the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a semi rollover wreck on Highway M, near the junction of Highway V, Monday morning. According to the crash report from the Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at 8:43 a.m. on Dec. 15. The report indicates that James Albsmeyer, 43, of Quincy, Ill., was driving a 1999 International 9100 semi truck and flatbed northbound on Highway M

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  • City may see new subdivision

    Posted on December 9, 2014 at 1:47 pm

    The City of Bowling Green may see a new subdivision in its midst as soon as next spring, City Building Inspection/Code Enforcement official Mel Orf says. Although it is still in the preliminary phases of planning, Orf says he doesn’t foresee any problems. At this point, the plans include sketching and surveying the area’s necessary infrastructure, including electricity, gas, and the like. The plans will have to go through a

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