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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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  • PCHD signs WIC contract for 2015

    Posted on December 16, 2014 at 2:18 pm

    The Pike County Health Department has announced that a contract to continue to provide WIC services for federal fiscal year 2015 has been signed with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. Under the terms of the contract, the Pike County Health Department will be able to serve 525 persons eligible for WIC every month. Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is a special supplemental nutrition program providing services 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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  • US Bank makes donation to KIM

    Posted on December 9, 2014 at 2:17 pm

    Deetra Ingram, US Bank Hannibal Downtown Branch Manager and Lisa Brokes, US Bank Sales and Service Coordinator, presented Amy Vaughn, DCS Kids in Motion Program Director, with a $2,000 check to support the Hannibal and Bowling Green Kids in Motion Programs.  The US Bancorp Foundation funding will cover sponsorship for four youth (two in Hannibal and two in Bowling Green) for the 2015 Kids in Motion Program.  Kids in Motion

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