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BG FFA competes at State, three members receive State degrees

Posted on April 24, 2015 at 2:10 pm

Bowling Green’s FFA seemed to have a great experience at the state FFA convention, which was recently held in Columbia. Micah Bailey, Zach Browning, and Branden Doering received their State FFA Degree, which is only earned by the top three percent of the over 25,000 FFA members statewide. The three boys also received an award and were recognized on stage for a proficiency award which includes their SAE project and

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  • “Do Something!” – Ron Clark inspires R-1 staff

    Posted on April 7, 2015 at 2:17 pm

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    By Elizabeth O’Farrell   “A great teacher is a teacher who does something.” With those words, Ron Clark, a teacher whose story inspired an interview with Oprah Winfrey and a 2006 TNT movie starring Matthew Perry, truly engaged his audience—climbing and balancing on a folding chair, telling stories, doing a creditable Pee Wee Herman impression, exhorting his audience to “do something.”  Clark spent the morning of March 16 in the

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  • Football players receive Academic All State honors

    Posted on March 24, 2015 at 12:45 pm

    Congrtaulations to the 2014 Bowling Green High School football players who received Academic All State honors: Drew Jacyna Logan Charlton Dalton Pafford In order to receive this honor, athletes must meet the following criteria: -Be a sophomore, junior or senior -Be a starter on Offense or Defense in at least 70 percent of the games -Score a 25 or higher on ACT -Have a 3.5 GPA or higher -Be in

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  • Meet the Candidates – Bowling Green R-1 Board of Education

    Posted on March 24, 2015 at 12:19 pm

    The Bowling Green Times would like to present area voters with an opportunity to get to know the candidates for some of the upcoming April 7 election. Featured inside this week’s edition of the Times are question-and-answer style interviews with each of the three candidates for the Bowling Green R-1 Board of Education positions (two).    

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  • Four paws to lend a hand at BG R-1

    Posted on March 24, 2015 at 12:17 pm

    Troy Principal Holly Ellis (far left) and Landon’s Helping Paws founder Leslie Lomax presented Bowling Green High School counselor Becky Orf with Wilma, a Labradoodle puppy who will become the R-1 school district’s first facility therapy dog, during the LHP annual trivia night Saturday in Troy.

    The Bowling Green R-1 School District will be greeted by a new face for the 2015-2016 school year. No, the schools aren’t getting new principals or anything like that. This greeting will be the four-legged, fluffy, slobbery type. The Landon’s Helping Paws Project announced at their annual trivia night Saturday that BG R-1 will be the newest partner in their facility dog placement program. The announcement means Bowling Green will

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  • Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month – Ruth Jensen Village promotes quality of life

    Posted on March 13, 2015 at 11:43 am

    Courtesy of Susan Oberman, HR Manager, Ruth Jensen Village Residential Services, Inc.   Ruth Jensen Village Residential Services, Inc. (RJV) provides residential services for 51 individuals with developmental disabilities, operating 15 homes in the Bowling Green community. RJV promotes an agency philosophy of helping individuals with developmental disabilities to achieve as high a quality of life as possible; to become as independent as possible; to grow and learn in the

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  • 2015 KIM applications being accepted

    Posted on March 6, 2015 at 2:27 pm

    “Kids In Motion” (a summer pre-employment/life success training program for at-risk youth) will begin accepting applications soon for their 2015 Pike County KIM Summer Programs. Bowling Green and Louisiana youth currently in the sixth, seventh or eighth grade are welcomed and encouraged to apply. In Louisiana, applications are currently available at the Louisiana Middle School, and may be picked up from Mrs. Tammy Shireman. The application deadline for the Louisiana

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