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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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  • Cancer Memorial Park donates to area groups

    Posted on October 14, 2014 at 12:10 pm

    Pike County Health Department, Home Health and Hospice Administrator Chris Deeken accepts a donation from Cancer Memorial Park Foundation President Karen Daffron.

    The season for giving has begun a little early this year as the Cancer Memorial Park Foundation (CMPF) recently presented two $1,000 checks to area organizations. At this year’s Pike County Relay for Life on Sept. 27 CMPF President Karen Daffron presented the first check to the local organization. The second check was given to Pike County Health Department, Home Health and Hospice Administrator Chris Deeken last week. “We as

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  • Chamber of Commerce meets, reports successful fundraiser

    Posted on October 14, 2014 at 11:43 am

    The Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce gathered last Wednesday afternoon for their regular member meeting. Among topics discussed was that of a successful four-way fundraiser and plans for this year’s Christmas lighting ceremony. President Christine Rutherford called the meeting to order at noon and started the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance. Being no guest speaker at the meeting, the group moved straight into board reports. In the treasurer’s report,

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