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BG Chamber purchases flags, discusses Park Day

Posted on April 22, 2014 at 2:25 pm

The Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce called their regular member meeting to order on Wednesday, April 9, at shortly afternoon. Chamber President Christine Rutherford called the meeting to order and requested for present members to sign up for committee chairs and volunteer positions. In reports of regular committees and boards, Secretary Karen Kieffer said that she had no news to report on. Treasurer Elizabeth Kingsley said there was nearly $19,000

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  • Victorian life focus of Louisiana museum annual spring program

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 2:40 pm

    The Louisiana Area Historical Museum will present its annual spring luncheon Saturday, May 10, featuring Carolyn Miller of Sedalia. Miller, who is a former teacher and is the wife of a minister, will be sharing information about life in Victorian times.  She will bring clothing and other items from that time period to put on display for all to see.  She delights in sharing her collections and her knowledge of

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  • PCMH earns ACR accreditation

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 2:39 pm

    Pike County Memorial Hospital has, again, been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in computed tomography (CT) as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). CT scanning – sometimes called CAT scanning – is a noninvasive medical test that helps physicians diagnose and tailor treatments for various medical conditions. The ACR gold seal of accreditation represents the highest level of image quality and patient

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  • Hope Center holds Appreciation Banquet

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 2:35 pm

    The Hope Center Appreciation Banquet was held April 7, at the Second Baptist Church. The dinner is sponsored each year by the Bowling Green Ministerial Association to celebrate and honor the volunteers and the board of the Hope Center. The women of Second Baptist provided a wonderful meal, and entertainment was provided by Ron Turner and Marion Branstetter. This year was the beginning year of the Hope Center Bud Henderson

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  • Prohibiting the foreign ownership of Missouri farmland

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 2:34 pm

    By Leslie Holloway   In the 1970s, Missouri and several other states adopted laws prohibiting the ownership of farmland by foreign entities. These laws were prompted by concerns that increasing foreign investment in American farmland could compromise our national security and domestic food production capabilities. Missouri’s prohibition did not apply to farmland used for non-farming purposes and foreign owners who became “bona fide” residents of the United States. Missouri Farm

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  • USDA, FSA news – Livestock portion of Farm Bill first to be enacted

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 2:34 pm

    New Farm Bill updates The various programs in new Farm Bill will be implemented in increments over time.  The first portion to be implemented will be the Livestock portion, specifically the Livestock Forage and Livestock Indemnity Programs. Signup for the Livestock programs are slated to start Tuesday, April 15 but as of today, we do not have the handbook, payment rates or all of the forms needed.  Signup will end

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  • Planning, zoning reviews sign regulations

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 2:25 pm

    The Bowling Green Planning and Zoning Commission met for its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, April 8 at 5:30 p.m. Following roll call, the present members voted unanimously to approve previous meetings minutes and then moved on to old business. During a discussion on zoning changes, the board discussed proper edits and modifications for bill chapter 420 regarding advertising signs. It was noted that the issue had been discussed it

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