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PCHD hosts Show-Me Latch

Posted on July 29, 2014 at 12:11 pm

The Pike County Health Department will kick-off World Breastfeeding Week and Missouri Breastfeeding Month by hosting this year’s Show-Me Latch. Women in various locations throughout the state and world will join together to raise awareness by collectively breastfeeding their children. This will be a fun time for moms to get together and celebrate the healthy choice they have made for themselves and their families. All breastfeeding moms and their children

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  • Park Board selects projects, expenditures for upcoming year

    Posted on July 29, 2014 at 12:08 pm

    The City’s Park Board advisory committee gathered last Wednesday for its regular meeting and to select projects for the upcoming fiscal year. Chairman Steve Chismarich called the meeting to order at 5:30 p.m. Other members present were Charlene Willis, Kim Holmes, Trisha Turner, and Craig Burnett. The board approved the previous meeting’s minutes and heard from Michael Bryant with the Pike County Soccer League. Following Bryant’s presentation, the board voted

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  • Back 2 School Fair to offer supplies, entertainment

    Posted on July 29, 2014 at 12:05 pm

    The Pike Community Care Partnership is coming together once again to host its annual “Back 2 School Fair.” Pike County students are invited to the event for free gifts and necessary information before the start of the school year. This year’s back to school fair will be held at the Pike County Fairgrounds from 9 a.m. 12 p.m. Sat., Aug. 9. 2014 marks the sixth year of the annual event

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  • Movie in the Park Aug. 2

    Posted on July 29, 2014 at 12:04 pm

    The City of Bowling Green will be hosting its annual Movie-in-the-Park event this Saturday, Aug. 2. The event has been rescheduled several times already this year, each time due to less-than-ideal weather. The movie will be shown outside at the Bowling Green City Park. The movie will be Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted. Madagascar 3 (2012) is an animated comedy. In the movie, the main characters are still struggling, to

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  • Successful fair in the books as 2014 event ends

    Posted on July 29, 2014 at 12:03 pm

    Congratulations to the 2014 Little Mr. and Miss Pike County Fair - Tristan Flynn and Addison Potter. Tristan is the son of Kenda and Sean Flynn, of Bowling Green. Addison is the daughter of Candice Cunningham-Rutherford, of Middletown. Throughout the week, the Little Mr. and Miss held several responsibilities, including handing out trophies and making appearances at special events.

    Another successful Pike County Fair is in the books as this year’s event came to a close Saturday. The fair, which ran Tuesday through Saturday of last week, is comparable to years passed, said fair board president Vernon Korte. According to Korte, the grand total of revenue for the 2014 fair appears to be slightly down from last year. “2013 was an exceptional year,” Korte countered, explaining the slight decrease

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  • “Ask the Experts” coming to City Park

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 2:00 pm

    The Pike County Soil & Water Conservation District is sponsoring an “Ask The Experts” event in Bowling Green at the City Park on Wednesday, Aug. 6 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. If you’ve ever had questions about natural resource  or environmental concerns, here is your chance to ask an expert. The district is assembling resource people from several different agencies that deal with natural resources and the environment. Some

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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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