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VFW, Ladies Auxiliary host fundraiser

Posted on August 26, 2014 at 1:36 pm

The Bowling Green VFW Post #5553 and Ladies Auxiliary hosted a fundraiser fish and hog fry Saturday, Aug. 23 to a crowd of many. Monies raised during Saturday’s event will benefit the VFW and Auxiliary’s many projects throughout the year, directly aiding local veterans, soldiers, and their families. Pictured above (from left): Bernie Berns, Tom Marshall, John Dieckman, Mel Meyer, and Tim Kirkman.  

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  • Farm Service Agency News

    Posted on August 26, 2014 at 1:35 pm

    Letters and new program signup   All owners and operators of all farms in the county that have with base acres have bene issued letters from National Office.  Those letters indicate your base acres and planted or considered planted acres each year from 2008-2012.  While you need to take time to read the letters, please do not panic.  We have had several questions about the letters so a brief explanation

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  • Agape House welcomes new board member

    Posted on August 26, 2014 at 1:23 pm

    Edith Westmoreland of Bowling Green joined the board of directors of Agape House of Vandalia during the Aug. 19 meeting. Westmoreland is a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church and holds part-time employment in Hannibal. In other business, the manager’s report indicated there were 97 guests, including 28 children, at the house in July. Plans were announced for the annual cleanup day.  Five to six offenders from WERDCC and their

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  • Livestock owners may earn drought compensation

    Posted on August 26, 2014 at 1:22 pm

    By Mark Cadle, USDA Farm Service Agency Missouri State Executive Director   Did you own livestock in 2012? What a year that was! Pastures and ponds dried up. Hay was a hot commodity and in some cases, hard to find. Things may have looked pretty bleak at the time. Fast forward to the passage of the 2014 Farm Bill with legislation authorizing the Livestock Forage Disaster Assistance Program (LFP). The

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  • US Bank donates to Pike Shop

    Posted on August 19, 2014 at 1:03 pm

    Last week, Brian King, on behalf of U.S. Bank, presented a grant check for $750 to Tom Thompson for the Pike County Sheltered Workshop.  

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  • Chamber members meet, hear Air Evac presentation

    Posted on August 19, 2014 at 1:02 pm

    The Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce met last Wednesday at the Pike County Health Department for their regular bimonthly member meeting. Among topics discussed were Heritage Fest and an Air Evac presentation. President Christine Rutherford called the meeting to order at 12:04 p.m. and began the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance. Following the “hello and welcome,” the Chamber heard from guest speaker Roy Woolsey, with the Air Evac Life

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  • Pike County SWCD hosts summer activities

    Posted on August 19, 2014 at 12:57 pm

    ExpoFarmSafety – Kim Gamm, Pike County Health Department, demonstrates who grain bins and augers can post a threat to children and adults.

    The Pike County Soil & Water Conservation District has sponsored several educational activities this summer for local students and landowners. All student activities took place at the Louisiana Elementary School, serving the Louisiana summer school program and the YMCA summer day camp. An event for adult landowners and managers, as well as local children, was held at the Bowling Green City Park. Information/Education Specialist, Debbie Scherder, and SWCD Interns, Savanna

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