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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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  • 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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  • Great weather for St. Clement Picnic

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 1:50 pm

        Grab this week’s edition or check out our online photo gallery for other photos from the picnic!

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  • Community efforts make fair possible

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 1:49 pm

    With the Pike County Fair in full swing this week, it’s important to remember the efforts that make the event possible. Not only does the Pike County Fair have the support of a fair board that’s more than 60 members strong, other local groups and members of the community pay their dues in volunteer hours to prepare for the week-long event.   Fair Board Under the direction of president Vernon

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  • KIM raise money for Hammi fund

    Posted on July 8, 2014 at 1:00 pm

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    The Bowling Green Kids in Motion group held a bake sale and window washing fundraiser at Crossroads General Store Thursday. At the end of their day, the group had raised nearly $300 for the Pull a Hammi foundation. Pictured (from left): front: Jacob Jackson, Katie Wilkson, Jordan Smith, Matthew Spencer, Austin Horton, Amy Becker; back: Stephanie Hughart, Max Brandenburger, and Tec McMullin.  

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  • Niemeyer receives 4-H volunteer award

    Posted on April 1, 2014 at 1:33 pm

    Shari Niemeyer of Pike County was named a 2014 Frank Graham 4-H Volunteer Leadership Award winner by the Missouri 4-H Foundation on March 14. Shari was recognized for her commitment to the University of Missouri Extension 4-H youth development program. “It is our great pleasure to honor Shari with the Frank Graham  4-H Volunteer Leadership Award for her dedication to Missouri 4-H.” said Cheryl Reams, executive director of the Missouri

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  • Blood drive surpasses goal

    Posted on March 25, 2014 at 2:02 pm

    Curryville’s New Harmony Christian Church sponsored a dedicated blood drive for Leala McClurg on Wednesday, March 19.  The drive exceeded the goal and 66 units of blood were donated.  Many members of the church donated food, helped at the drive, donated blood, and supported the drive with their prayers.  The drive was held at the Bowling Green Presbyterian Church and in appreciation of the use of their Fellowship Hall, the

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