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YMCA salutes Barbie “Grand Slam Gamm”

Posted on July 22, 2014 at 1:59 pm

Barbie Gamm is a Pike County player with a purpose. A clutch leader for the Twin Pike Family YMCA, Barbie has been instructing aerobics classes for the Y the last 14 years. A lifetime resident of Pike County she has also served on the YMCA Board of Directors and is currently serving on the Pike County Fair Board as well as the Pike County and Bowling Green Khoury League Boards.

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  • Farm Service Agency News

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 1:58 pm

    Farm Bill updates The Livestock Forage Program signup continues.  This program addresses grazing losses from weather events such as the 2012 drought. Signup is fairly easy and painless.  You just need to tell us, by phone, in person, or email, the number of cows and bulls owned July 17, 2012 and the number of calves that weighed over 500 pounds on July 17, 2012. Bred heifers and bull calves intended

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  • Former employee charged in bar theft – Johnny Diamond’s burglarized

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 1:44 pm

    A former employee of Johnny Diamond’s has been charged in a theft at the St. Clement bar and grill over the weekend. On Saturday, July 19, Pike County deputies were dispatched to Johnny Diamond’s in St. Clement for a reported burglary. Pike County Sheriff Stephen Korte reported that deputies watched surveillance video from bar and grill and initiated an investigation. As a result of the investigation, deputies arrested Charlee Standley,

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  • Work on weight room progresses, HVAC project on track – School board reviews budget

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 1:38 pm

    The Bowling Green R-I School District school board gathered for a regular monthly meeting Monday night and reviewed the budget for the upcoming school year. President Scott Smith called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. Monday, July 21. All members were present but Allen Chandler. After an amendment, the consent agenda was unanimously approved. In changes of personnel, it was noted that Kelly Hakenwerth and Bonnie Perkins both gave

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  • NECAC acception rent assistance applications

    Posted on July 15, 2014 at 12:31 pm

    The North East Community Action Corporation (NECAC) is taking applications for a housing rent-assistance program in 11 Northeast Missouri counties. Applications for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Section 8 Housing Rent-Assistance Program will be taken at NECAC County Service Centers. Applicants who meet federal income and other guidelines will be put on a waiting list. Once their names reach the top of the list, applicants will

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  • BG R-I in consideration for Monsanto grant

    Posted on July 15, 2014 at 12:29 pm

    The Monsanto Fund has announced the finalists for this year’s America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education grants. From January through March, farmers across the country nominated their local public school districts for the grants. Once nominated, these districts were eligible to submit completed grant applications in April. Over the past month, a panel of educators from ineligible counties reviewed all of the grant applications. The strongest submissions were selected as finalists

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  • Taco Bell coming to Bowling Green

    Posted on July 8, 2014 at 12:53 pm

    This lot, located between Saint’s Avenue Cafe and the roundabout, will be the site of Bowling Green’s newest fast food restaurant - Taco Bell.

    Bowling Green’s city Building Inspection and Code Enforcement authority Mel Orf made an announcement at the City’s general committee meeting Monday night that will thrill many of the area’s fast food fans. Taco Bell is making its way to Bowling Green. The restaurant, Orf explained during the meeting, has sent the City building plans, completed core samples, and many other necessary steps towards opening the chain. He said the remaining

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