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Pictured above are a few of the Broken Spokes Opry band members (from left):  Mary Jane Owens, Patty Chandler, Darin Epperson, and Steve Dudding.

Music returns to Frankford – Locals open Broken Spokes Opry

Posted on October 28, 2014 at 2:21 pm

The small town of Frankford has an air about it of times long gone; times that many of Pike County’s residents keep close to their heart. In this ‘burg, the clocks move a little slower and people laugh a little easier. It’s this same mentality that inspired Mary Jane Owens, her husband Roger, and her sister Patty Chandler to bring the art of music back to the area that has

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  • Republicans hold meeting, hear from Rep. Hansen

    Posted on October 14, 2014 at 12:13 pm

    The Republicans of Pike County club met at the Faith Baptist Church in Louisiana on Oct. 2. After reciting the pledge of allegiance, led by president Gale Frolos, and a prayer led by state representative Jim Hansen, the group enjoyed a soup supper. The scheduled speaker, Chuck McNab was ill and unable to attend. He will reschedule. He did send a message encouraging everyone to remember to vote on Nov.

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  • Minister’s Message – “God’s Antidote for Dark Valleys”

    Posted on October 14, 2014 at 12:12 pm

    Everyone goes through times of trials and adversity. Even though you might not be in a dark valley now, all of us will go through those valleys. Even in our darkest valleys, our darkest days, God is there.  “Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.”  (Psalm 23:4)

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  • Care packages for military

    Posted on October 14, 2014 at 11:32 am

    As the holidays approach, the Ladies Auxiliary of the VFW Post #5553 are preparing to pack boxes for military overseas. The group is currently trying to obtain names and addresses for this project. If readers have or know of someone overseas and have a current address, just give it to an Auxiliary member, a VFW member or bring it to bingo on Thursday night at the Post. Items being collected

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  • Minister’s Message – “Why we Work”

    Posted on October 7, 2014 at 2:29 pm

    Colossians 3:22-25  22- “Servants, obey in all things your masters according to the flesh; not with eyeservice, as menpleasers; but in singleness of heart, fearing God: 23 and whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men;  24 knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance:  for ye serve the Lord Christ.  25  But he that doeth wrong shall receive

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  • Alumni Banquet Saturday – Miller to keynote

    Posted on October 7, 2014 at 1:44 pm

    The highly-anticipated annual Bowling Green High School Alumni Banquet this this Saturday, Oct. 11. The event will begin with registration at 5 p.m. The banquet, which includes a dinner, will start at 6:30 p.m. in the James A. Wilson Gymnasium (middle school). A “welcome reception” will be held at the Champ Clark Home from 3 to 5 p.m. prior to the banquet. BGHS graduate Daniel Miller (Class of 1992), a

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  • Minister’s Message – “Disciple defined”

    Posted on September 30, 2014 at 2:04 pm

    Disciple – Webster’s definition from the “1828 Edition” states it this way: A Follower; an adherent to the doctrine of another. Hence the constant attendants of Christ were called His disciples; hence all Christians are called His disciples, as they profess to learn and receive His doctrines and precepts. Disciple – Christ’s definition from the Bible in two words… “Follow Me”! Let’s take Webster’s definition, a follower; an adherent to

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