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Bowling Green Times’ Citizen of the Year

Posted on April 14, 2015 at 1:01 pm

Pike County native Elisha Koenig was named the Bowling Green Times’ Citizen of the Year during Saturday’s Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce banquet. Koenig is the founder of Little Explorers, a learning-based play group for young children in the area. She is also very active in the Chamber and Home, Health & Hospice board. Koenig is pictured  with Times Publisher Linda Luebrecht.  

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  • USDA financial assistance available in watershed areas

    Posted on April 10, 2015 at 12:40 pm

    Farmers and ranchers in five Missouri watershed areas are eligible for financial assistance from the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to help them install conservation measures that will contribute to cleaner water flowing into the Mississippi River and, ultimately, the Gulf of Mexico. The five areas are among 27 watersheds selected in 13 states along the Mississippi River as part of continuing Mississippi River Basin Healthy Watersheds Initiative (MRBI)

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  • Commissioners sign Public Health Week proclamation

    Posted on April 7, 2015 at 2:08 pm

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    In celebration of National Public Health Week, the Pike County Commissioners signed a proclamation early Monday morning proclaiming April 6 through 12 National Public Health Week in Pike County. The Pike County Health Department will be celebrating National Public Health Week by hosting a health fair at the Bowling Green City Park on April 10 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., with a rain date of April 17. Area residents

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  • Luebrecht named publisher at Louisiana Press-Journal

    Posted on April 7, 2015 at 2:03 pm

    Long-time newspaper manager Linda Luebrecht has been named publisher of The Louisiana Press-Journal, effective March 25. Luebrecht will remain as publisher of The Bowling Green Times, a post she has held since 2002. In addition Ryan Smith is the new sales representative for both the Press-Journal and the Times. “Linda is a proven leader in newspaper management,” said Walt Gilbert, vice president of Lakeway Publishers of Missouri. “She has nearly

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  • EMCC honored with 4-H leadership award

    Posted on April 3, 2015 at 11:00 am

    Missouri 4-H Foundation Executive Director Cheryl Reams (left) presents
the 2015 Naomi Crouch 4-H Volunteer Leadership Award to Savannah Angell, daughter of Justin Angell, on behalf of owners John and Justin Angell, and Mike VanMaanan. (Photo by Amanda Stapp)

    Eastern Missouri Commission Company of Pike County received the 2015 Naomi Crouch 4-H Volunteer Leadership Award on March 13 in Columbia. Eastern Missouri Commission was recognized for their commitment to the University of Missouri Extension 4-H Youth Development Program. Savannah Angell, daughter of Justin Angell, accepted the award on behalf of owners John and Justin Angell, and Mike VanMaanan. “It is a great pleasure to honor Eastern Missouri Commission with

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  • Earl Dixon recognized for real estate sales

    Posted on March 31, 2015 at 12:43 pm

    Century 21 The Wells Group LLC recently announced that the Century 21 International recently recognized Earl Dixon with its Award of Excellence which recognizes sales associate who reached $60,000-$89,999 in Adjusted Gross Commission or 20 to 24 sides. Century 21 International recently presented the yearly award to Dixon during a special ceremony at Hollywood Casino “Earl approaches everything he does with passion, and professionalism and has truly become a fixture

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  • USDA implements Farm Bill provision limiting payments to non-farmers

    Posted on March 31, 2015 at 12:43 pm

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced a proposed rule to limit farm payments to non-farmers, consistent with requirements Congress mandated in the 2014 Farm Bill. The proposed rule limits farm payments to individuals who may be designated as farm managers but are not actively engaged in farm management. In the Farm Bill, Congress gave USDA the authority to address this loophole for joint ventures and general partnerships, while

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