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Miss Hannibal Teen 2015

Posted on December 2, 2014 at 2:20 pm

Taylor Blackwell was crowned Miss Hannibal’s Outstanding Teen 2015 on Saturday, Nov. 22 in Hannibal. The Miss Missouri Outstanding Teen (a sister program to the Miss Missouri Pageant) program was organized to encourage, nurture and build scholastic achievement, healthy living, creative accomplishment, and community involvement of our nation’s young girls. Among its initiatives, the Miss Missouri’s Outstanding Teen Organization hosts a statewide competition focused on encouraging and rewarding talent, communication

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  • Excavation starts for YMCA pool

    Posted on November 25, 2014 at 2:14 pm

    Excavation is almost complete for the new indoor pool at the Twin Pike Family YMCA in Louisiana and the project is on schedule. “We’re hoping for a July 1 completion date,” said YMCA Executive Director Marsha Garrison last week. “They’re working hard in the cold weather.” Once Love and Sons of Louisiana is done with the excavation, windows will be set and a large tarp will be placed upon the

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  • BGHS Class of 1954 holds reunion

    Posted on November 11, 2014 at 4:00 pm

    The Bowling Green High School class of 1954 held their reunion at the Saints Avenue Cafe on Saturday, Oct. 11 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The day was spent sharing news of absent members and remembering old times. Some pictures were shared. Eleven members and their guests attended. Pictured above (from left): front row: JoAnn (Motley) Cox, Marcia (Clemens) Dougherty, Selma Reese, Carol (Petrie) Moser, Mary (McBride) Andrews, Joy

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  • Farmers, ranchers encouraged to make their voices heard – FSA county elections began Monday

    Posted on November 4, 2014 at 3:52 pm

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is encouraging farmers and ranchers to make their voices heard by voting in the upcoming Farm Service Agency (FSA) County Committee elections. FSA Administrator Val Dolcini announced that beginning Monday, Nov. 3, USDA will mail ballots for the 2014 elections to eligible producers across the country. Producers must return ballots to their local FSA offices by the Dec. 1 deadline to ensure that their

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  • City reviews paving project, discusses intersection

    Posted on November 4, 2014 at 3:43 pm

    Progress on the City’s repaving project was among topics discussed during Monday’s General Committee meeting. The meeting, held at City Hall, was called to order by chairman Kenda Flynn at 5:30 p.m. All alderpersons were present as of roll call. As the first item of business, the aldermen heard reports from Bo Stinnett (Alliance), Mel Orf (City BICE), Derick Beanland (Parks and Recreation), Don Nacke (BGPD Chief), Adam Mitalovich (BGFD

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  • Dixon wins “Best of Show”

    Posted on October 28, 2014 at 2:52 pm

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    BGHS sophomore Ais’Linn Dixon won “Best of Show” at the Colorfest Art Show.  The winning artwork was a of a lion represented in scratchboard.  

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  • Bus route modifications topic of debate in school board meeting

    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 1:16 pm

    What may seem like a simple modification to a school bus route was a topic of some debate during Monday’s monthly Board of Education meeting. The meeting was called to order by board president Scott Smith at 6:30 p.m. All members were present as of roll call. As the first item of business, the board unanimously approved the consent agenda, including the announcement of Joe Calhoun’s resignation, which will be

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