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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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  • Bowling Green Times’ Citizen of the Year

    Posted on April 14, 2015 at 1:01 pm

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    Pike County native Elisha Koenig was named the Bowling Green Times’ Citizen of the Year during Saturday’s Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce banquet. Koenig is the founder of Little Explorers, a learning-based play group for young children in the area. She is also very active in the Chamber and Home, Health & Hospice board. Koenig is pictured  with Times Publisher Linda Luebrecht.  

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  • Glenn brothers awarded National Certificate of Merit

    Posted on April 14, 2015 at 12:56 pm

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    On April 11, the Boy Scouts of America, upon recommendation of the National Court of Honor, awarded a National Certificate of Merit to George Glenn and Reid Glenn, Bowling Green, in recognition of performance of a significant act of service. This award is one of the four National Court of Honor Lifesaving and Meritorious Action Awards. In July 2014 George and Reid Glenn stopped with their parents, Ted and Rebecca

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  • Pike County woman named 4-H volunteer award winner

    Posted on April 7, 2015 at 2:14 pm

    Nancy Buchmeier of Pike County was named a 2015 Frank Graham 4-H Volunteer Leadership Award winner by the Missouri 4-H Foundation on March 13. Nancy was recognized for her commitment to the University of Missouri Extension 4-H youth development program. “It is our great pleasure to honor Nancy with the Frank Graham Volunteer Leadership award for her dedication to Missouri 4-H.” said Cheryl Reams, executive director of the Missouri 4-H

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  • Success at 4-H Springfest

    Posted on April 3, 2015 at 11:30 am

    After a snow delay, the 4-H Springfest was held on March 8 and was a successful day. The support of the Pike County residents helped the Pike County 4-H Council meet its fundraising goal.  The event served 695 people. Winners in the drawings were:  Myrt Reid, $100; Mike Lewton, Surprise Box; Kathleen Reading, Tablet Computer; Jim Thorpe, quilt; and Brad Noah, television. Top salesmen were recognized for their efforts. They

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  • EMCC honored with 4-H leadership award

    Posted on April 3, 2015 at 11:00 am

    Missouri 4-H Foundation Executive Director Cheryl Reams (left) presents
the 2015 Naomi Crouch 4-H Volunteer Leadership Award to Savannah Angell, daughter of Justin Angell, on behalf of owners John and Justin Angell, and Mike VanMaanan. (Photo by Amanda Stapp)

    Eastern Missouri Commission Company of Pike County received the 2015 Naomi Crouch 4-H Volunteer Leadership Award on March 13 in Columbia. Eastern Missouri Commission was recognized for their commitment to the University of Missouri Extension 4-H Youth Development Program. Savannah Angell, daughter of Justin Angell, accepted the award on behalf of owners John and Justin Angell, and Mike VanMaanan. “It is a great pleasure to honor Eastern Missouri Commission with

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  • Boy Scouts create fish habitat at lake

    Posted on March 31, 2015 at 12:32 pm

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    Twelve members of Boy Scout Troop 177 helped create fish habitat at Mark Twain Lake on Saturday, March 21.  The scouts tied 400 recycled Christmas trees to cinder blocks, loaded the trees on boats and dropped them into the lake.   Pictured are those scouts and adults who helped with the project:  Aaron Pruitt, George Glenn, Trevor Pruitt, Kyle Straube, Billy Graver, Joseph Kroeck, Brad Stamp (Army Corps of Engineer

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