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YMCA salutes Barbie “Grand Slam Gamm”

Posted on July 22, 2014 at 1:59 pm

Barbie Gamm is a Pike County player with a purpose. A clutch leader for the Twin Pike Family YMCA, Barbie has been instructing aerobics classes for the Y the last 14 years. A lifetime resident of Pike County she has also served on the YMCA Board of Directors and is currently serving on the Pike County Fair Board as well as the Pike County and Bowling Green Khoury League Boards.

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  • Gymkhana kicks off Pike County Fair

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 1:42 pm


    Kelsey Horner, of Curryville, and her horse, Tyree, helped open the Pike County Fair on Sunday, July 20 at the 4-H Gymkhana competition. The Fair resumes Tuesday, July 22 and runs through Saturday, July 26.

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  • Elder selected for international golf tour

    Posted on July 15, 2014 at 12:38 pm

    Tanner Elder

    Imagine the excitement when Tanner Elder received the call from Zach Pennington with the International Junior Golf Tour (IJGT) that he had been nominated by an individual in the golf industry to represent the United States on Team USA against Team Europe and Team Canada in the 2014 IJGT Euro Cup. The IJGT Panel reviewed Tanner’s golf history: he is a two-time All-State golfer, including a second and eighth place

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  • Bobcats selected for All-Star baseball game

    Posted on July 1, 2014 at 1:20 pm

    Two recently-graduated Bobcat baseball players were honorably selected to play in the second annual Missouri vs. Illinois All-Star Baseball Game. Event organizers Kevin and Aaron Peters recently announced the rosters for the 2014 Missouri vs. Illinois All-Star Baseball Game, sponsored by Benson Financial Group, Shottenkirk Toyota, and Refreshment Services Pepsi. The game is scheduled for Saturday, July 12 at 7 p.m. (rain date July 13 at 7 p.m.) at Clemens

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  • Rotary Lakefest results

    Posted on June 17, 2014 at 12:04 pm

    The Results of the Lakefest 5K Race and Fishing Derby are: 5K Men 1st- Alex Ellison 2nd- Skyler Durham 3rd- Marc Kaiser   5K Women 1st – Angela Mat-lock 2nd – Becky Turn-er 3rd- Katie Franke and Hannah Franke   5K Juniors – 15 and under 1st – Chase Grote 2nd – Hannah Grote 3rd – Bear Perry   5K Senior Champion Ralph Niemeyer   Fishing Derby Largest Fish –

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  • Visitors’ Bureau hosts fishing derby

    Posted on June 17, 2014 at 12:03 pm

    fishing derby

    Twenty-eight anglers and their families enjoyed a day of fishing at the Bowling Green Welcome Park on Sunday, May 5.  The Bowling Green Convention and Visitors’ Bureau sponsored the derby and awarded the following prizes:  Reese Turner, age 6, for the smallest fish at three inches; Cody Pogue, age 10, for the most fish at 24; and Michael Efnor, age 5, for the largest fish at ten and one-half inches.

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  • PCMH hosts golf tournament

    Posted on June 17, 2014 at 12:02 pm

    Joe Delaluye of Warrenton tees off at the 10 hole at Eagle’s Bluff Golf Course in Clarksville at the PCMH tournament on Friday, June 6. Watching him are: from left, Matt Wright, of Troy, Scott Hufty, of Silex, and Dan Holmes of Old Monroe.

    Louisiana-sponsored teams dominated the competition at the Pike County Memorial Hospital Foundation’s 18th Annual “Tee Off Fore Tots” Golf Tournament on Friday, June 6, at Eagle’s Bluff Golf Course in Clarksville. The Bank of Louisiana team came in first place in the tourney that raised more than $17,500 for the PCMH foundation. Team members were  Tonya Sheppard, Amber Schafer, Larry Chamberlain, and Don Thompson. Second place went to the combined

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  • School Board discusses stadium lights

    Posted on June 17, 2014 at 12:01 pm

    The Bowling Green R-1 Board of Education gathered Monday evening for a special meeting to discuss new football stadium lights, accept additional resignations, and review applicants for open positions. Linda Luebrecht, in the absence of Board President Scott Smith, called the meeting to order at 6:36 p.m. Members Joe Klott and Louise Hunter were also absent from the meeting. In new business, the present members voted unanimously to approve the

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  • Bakers bond over demo derby love

    Posted on June 17, 2014 at 11:56 am

    This derby car made its debut, and short-lived career, at the Macon team derby in August of last year.

    To most, the idea of getting into a car wreck is the furthest thing imaginable from fun. To Jeremy Baker and his wife, Andrea, it’s that and more. In fact, this dynamic duo sets out to get into these accidents on purpose. Thus is the life of those on the demolition derby circuit. It took just one, single ride in a demo car for Jeremy to fall in love with

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