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BG Rotary to host Lakefest

Posted on May 12, 2015 at 1:27 pm

The Bowling Green Rotary Club will be hosting its third annual Lakefest at the Bowling Green Reservoir (Jack Floyd Memorial Lake) east of Bowling Green, on Friday, June 5 from 5 to 8 p.m. Lakefest includes a BBQ, 5K run/walk, hayrides, bonfire, and other family activities. The Rotary Club will serve BBQ from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The 5K run/walk features a scenic course on trails that run along

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  • Poppy Days Proclamation

    Posted on May 5, 2015 at 1:37 pm

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    Last Wednesday, Bowling Green Mayor Don Hunter signed a proclamation, and made a donation, in honor of the annual Poppy Day on May 8. Members of the VFW Post 5553 and Ladies Auxiliary will be distributing the Buddy Poppies and accepting donations throughout town this Friday for the yearly event. Hunter is pictured above with Auxiliary Americanism Chairman Doris Lindsay and VFW Commander Tom Smith.  

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  • Fishing Derby winners

    Posted on May 5, 2015 at 1:34 pm

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    Twenty-five anglers and their families enjoyed a day of fishing at the Bowling Green Convention and Visitor’s Bureau fishing derby on May 3.  Reese Turner, age 7, won the prizes for the most fish caught with 19 and the littlest fish caught at three and one-half inches. Oliver Niemeyer, age 7, caught a 13 inch bass, the biggest fish.  

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  • Walk for Life, BBQ to be held May 9

    Posted on April 28, 2015 at 12:31 pm

    Plans are firming up for the first Walk for Life and Barbecue. Family-friendly activities have been added, including a bounce house and face painting. The Walk and Barbecue will be held Saturday, May 9 at the Bowling Green Park.  Registration begins and 9 a.m. Participants will walk at their own pace starting at 10 a.m. In advance of the walk, participants are encouraged to ask friends, family, and coworkers for

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  • Frankford Rural Fire Dept. constructing station

    Posted on April 28, 2015 at 12:03 pm

    Construction of the Frankford Volunteer Rural Fire Department station, located in conjuction with the present Frankford City Fire Department, is nearing completion.

    The Frankford Rural Fire Department is finally reaching its goal of having an independent fire station to better aid its more than 300 square mile service area. “This will improve our response time since all of our equipment will be in one location and housed,” Frankford Rural Fire Department board member Larry Wolverton explained. “Some equipment presently sits outside and could slow the response time in severe weather. Also we

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  • Deters elected Lions District Governor – Third from Bowling Green to hold seat

    Posted on April 28, 2015 at 12:02 pm

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    Pike County native John Deters was recently elected to a prestigious title within the national Lions Club – District Governor – and became the third Bowling Green resident to have served in the high-ranking position. Deters learned the news in early March and says he’s happy he was finally convinced to run for the seat. “Well I was thrilled, of course,” he said of the election results. “It’s an honor.”

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  • Convention and Visitors Bureau fishing derby

    Posted on April 24, 2015 at 2:06 pm

    The Bowling Green Convention and Visitors Bureau will host their fifth annual fishing derby on Sunday, May 3. The event will be held from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the Welcome Site (behind Dairy Queen and across from the Wal-Mart parking lot). Registration will begin at 1:30 p.m. The Derby is open to children school ages kindergarten through fifth grade. Prizes will be awarded for the smallest fish, the

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