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Secret Service to host fraud seminar

Posted on October 28, 2014 at 2:51 pm

The secret Service and the BG Police will be hosting a fraud, counterfeit and bad check scam seminar Monday, Nov. 10 at 6:30. It will be held at the BG High School Auditorium and there is no charge to attend. The seminar will be conducted by Asst. Special Agent in Charge of the St. Louis Secret Service Office Douglas Roberts, who encourages all bank employees to attend, as the seminar

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  • Music returns to Frankford – Locals open Broken Spokes Opry

    Posted on October 28, 2014 at 2:21 pm

    Pictured above are a few of the Broken Spokes Opry band members (from left):  Mary Jane Owens, Patty Chandler, Darin Epperson, and Steve Dudding.

    The small town of Frankford has an air about it of times long gone; times that many of Pike County’s residents keep close to their heart. In this ‘burg, the clocks move a little slower and people laugh a little easier. It’s this same mentality that inspired Mary Jane Owens, her husband Roger, and her sister Patty Chandler to bring the art of music back to the area that has

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  • Hill named President of MIBA

    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 1:41 pm

    Matthew S. Ruge, Executive Director of the Missouri Independent Bankers Association, the state’s premier banking association exclusively representing over 173  independently-owned community banks state-wide, recently announced the election of the group’s new officers for the 2014-2015 term of office:  President: Paul B. Hill, Community State Bank of Missouri, Bowling Green; President-Elect: T. Scott Waller, Farmers & Merchants Bank, St. Clair; Vice-President: Arthur L Kniffen, Bank of Hillsboro, Hillsboro; and Secretary-Treasurer:

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  • PCMH prepares for Ebola

    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 1:35 pm

    In order to address the recent concerns about Ebola, Pike County Memorial Hospital is assuring  that they are prepared should the disease surface in our community. Preparations by the Hospital include a review of Hospital protocols to insure they follow all CDC recommendations for an infectious disease.  Refresher sessions on the use of personal protective equipment have been conducted as well as assessing and increasing the inventory of PPE. As

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  • Aldermen field concerns on proposed zoning code changes

    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 1:16 pm

    The Bowling Green Board of Aldermen heard concerns from local citizens over proposed zoning code changes among other business during their regular monthly meeting Monday night. Mayor Don Hunter called the meeting to order at 5:28 p.m. Alderman Kenda Flynn was absent as of roll call, but arrived shortly after. All other Aldermen were present. As the first items of business, the present members voted unanimously to approve the previous

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  • BGPD officers attend homeland security training

    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 1:05 pm

    Bowling Green Police Department emergency responders Rodney Owen, James Herrmann, and Colton Marti recently completed training offered by the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP).

    Bowling Green Police Department emergency responders Rodney Owen, James Herrmann, and Colton Marti recently completed training offered by the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) in Anniston, Ala. The CDP is operated by the United States Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency and is the only federally-chartered Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) training facility in the nation. “I have been a firefighter and police officer for over 20 years

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  • Park Board reviews summer season, debates board classification

    Posted on October 14, 2014 at 12:11 pm

    An improved pool season and the classification of the Park Board were among topics discussed during the group’s regular monthly meeting last Wednesday. Chairman Steve Chismarich called the meeting to order at 5:30 p.m. Members Jack Jones, Kim Holmes, Craig Burnett, Elizabeth Kingsley, and Angela Smith were present as of roll call. The previous meeting’s minutes were approved unanimously by the members in attendance. In comments, Smith noted she received

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