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Aaron Hodge, a local dancer, succumbs to the music no matter where it strikes him.

Hodge gives himself to the groove – Local man finds passion in dancing

Posted on August 26, 2014 at 1:21 pm

Fortunately for one Bowling Green resident, the City is not like that of Footloose movie infamy. Aaron Hodge, age 22, says he’s been passionate about dancing since he was just a youngster. Although he loves the aforementioned movie, he can revel in the ability to cut a rug whenever and wherever he sees fit, something that happens quite often. “After I watched it (Footloose) I’d always go outside away from

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  • PCHD to offer free vaccines

    Posted on August 19, 2014 at 1:06 pm

    The Pike County Health Department will be offering multiple free vaccination clinics during the month of August during our walk-in hours on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. and 1 to 4 p.m. These opportunities are for children 11 years old through 18 and college students ages 19 through 26. They will also have two outreach clinic opportunities:  one will be in Louisiana at the Twin Pike

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  • Heritage Festival 2014 shaping up

    Posted on August 19, 2014 at 12:56 pm

    Several integral players for the 2014 Heritage Fest gathered last Wednesday to give an update on the event’s highlights. Pictured (from left): Heritage Festival Chairman Tara Massman, Grand Marshal Andrea Amelung, play coordinator Brent Engel, Chad Perkins, and Brian King.

    This year’s Champ Clark Heritage Festival seems to be shaping up nicely, according to a report given by event chairman Tara Massman last week. Heritage Fest, with a theme of “Breaking Barriers,” will be held on the Bowling Green Square on Saturday, Sept. 13. A parade will kick off the special event at 10 a.m., with additional activities throughout the day. Heritage Fest 2014 will include a play written by

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  • Area veteran looks for options after nursing home ends VA contract

    Posted on August 19, 2014 at 12:38 pm

    A local veteran is feeling the effects of a fairly new executive order signed earlier this year by the President which raises the wages of federal workers, causing many private nursing homes to abandon their contracts with the Veterans Administration (VA). Howard Collins, a local WWII veteran in his nineties, was recently given a 90-day notice to vacate his current residency in South Hampton Nursing Home, a private nursing home

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  • VFW to host annual Hog Fry fundraiser

    Posted on August 12, 2014 at 1:03 pm

    Champ Clark VFW Post 5553 and Auxiliary will hold their third annual Hog Fry (testicles) fundraiser at the post home on Saturday, Aug. 23. The food stand will open for business at 11 a.m. and will serve until 4 p.m., or while supplies last. The VFW will be serving hog fries, fish, pulled pork, and hot dogs. Plates will include choice of  two sides, a dessert, coffee, and tea. Spaces

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  • Smith named to “40 Under 40” list

    Posted on August 12, 2014 at 1:01 pm

    Jessica Smith, Managing Director, U.S. Public Affairs and Crisis Practice, for Burson-Marsteller, a leading global public relations and communications firm, was recently named to PRWeek’s annual “40 Under 40” list. The list profiles the young professionals whose innovative thinking and foresight are powering the future of the industry. – Jessica Smith is no stranger to fast-paced media relations and crisis communications. Before joining Burson-Marsteller in 2013, she worked for the Federal Emergency

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  • BG Times celebrates 141 years

    Posted on August 5, 2014 at 2:30 pm

    Former Times owner Bonham Freeman (far left) and his employees in front of the old Times building.

    This week’s Bowling Green Times issue marks the paper’s 141st volume – 141 years of local news that the city’s hometown paper has produced. Since being established, the Times has kept readers abreast of the latest area happenings, breaking news, and highlights.   The Bowling Green Times newspaper has not always been known as such. Pike County’s favorite publication was originally established in 1874 in Curryville by a man named

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