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Honeyshuck Banquet to have political overtones

Posted on September 16, 2014 at 2:53 pm

During his extensive career as an elected public servant, it is understatement to say that the Hon. John C. (Jack) Danforth has had a first-hand involvement in politics at the state and national level. Lately, the ordained priest has been reflecting on how things have ebbed and flowed and changed. “I have thought a lot about the state of politics lately,” Sen. Danforth said during an interview with Honeyshuck’s Ben

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  • Fall All-Town Garage Sale announced for this month

    Posted on September 9, 2014 at 3:02 pm

    Bowling Green has asked for it and the Times is happy to deliver. The second All-Town Garage Sale for 2014 was recently announced. The Bowling Green Times, who will be hosting the event, has scheduled the garage sale extravaganza for Saturday, Sept. 20. Registration is ongoing and will run through this Friday, Sept. 12. For additional information or to register your sale, contact the Times at 573-324-2222. Registration forms are

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  • PLTC construction coming along – Administrators predict opening in April

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 1:48 pm

    Masons from JDS Masonry of St. Charles are building walls for the diesel tech building expansion.

    Steel girders have been hung for the new main building at Pike Lincoln Technical Center (PLTC) in Eolia and masons are building walls for the second building in anticipation of a spring 2015 opening. The main center building burned to the ground in December 2011 in a still unsolved blaze that decimated the school but didn’t take its heart. Since then, students have been taking classes at the old middle

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  • Spegal selected for quilting competition

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 1:46 pm

    MQX Quilt Festivals is pleased to announce that Lesa Spegal, of Frankford, has been selected as a finalist in the upcoming MQX Quilt Festival quilt/wearables competition. MQX is a prestigious, juried competition which is held at the Crowne Plaza Convention Center in Springfield Ill., Sept. 24 to 27. In addition to the competition quilts and wearables, there are special exhibits, events and over 100 classes taught by some of the

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

    Posted on August 26, 2014 at 1:21 pm

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

    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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