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Hearing set for alleged drug dealer

Posted on April 22, 2014 at 2:11 pm

An April 30 evidence hearing has been scheduled for a Bowling Green man suspected of dealing drugs. Jesse Jacobs, 27, is accused of distribution of a controlled substance near schools. Authorities say Jacobs was arrested for allegedly selling synthetic marijuana within 2,000 feet of a school on Feb. 4 of this year. A judge has denied the defendant’s requested bond reduction for this case.

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  • Hunter takes over as Mayor

    Posted on April 22, 2014 at 2:11 pm

    New Mayor Don Hunter presented Jim Moore with a certificate of appreciation on behalf of the city for his dedication and service.

    The city of Bowling Green officially has a new Mayor as of Monday night. Former Mayor Jim Moore called the Board of Aldermen’s meeting to order at 5:30 p.m. the evening of Monday, April 21 and requested roll call. All alderpersons were present. The board voted unanimously to approve the previous meeting’s minutes, presentation of warrants, and treasurer’s report. Board members unanimously passed a resolution allowing Pike County county-wide mutual

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  • Akins wanted by area authorities

    Posted on April 22, 2014 at 2:09 pm

    A Bowling Green man is being sought by the Pike County Sheriff’s Office after he allegedly attempted to deliver drugs to the Pike County jail and fled from authorities. Dylan M. Akins, 18, is wanted by the Sheriff’s Office for Delivery of a Controlled substance and Resisting Arrest, both felonies. According to a probable cause statement, a deputy with the Sheriff’s department received word from a corrections officer that an

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Business News

BG Chamber purchases flags, discusses Park Day

Posted on April 22, 2014 at 2:25 pm

The Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce called their regular member meeting to order on Wednesday, April 9, at shortly afternoon. Chamber President Christine Rutherford called the meeting to order and requested for present members to sign up for committee chairs and volunteer positions. In reports of regular committees and boards, Secretary Karen Kieffer said that she had no news to report on. Treasurer Elizabeth Kingsley said there was nearly $19,000

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  • Victorian life focus of Louisiana museum annual spring program

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 2:40 pm

    The Louisiana Area Historical Museum will present its annual spring luncheon Saturday, May 10, featuring Carolyn Miller of Sedalia. Miller, who is a former teacher and is the wife of a minister, will be sharing information about life in Victorian times.  She will bring clothing and other items from that time period to put on display for all to see.  She delights in sharing her collections and her knowledge of

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  • PCMH earns ACR accreditation

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 2:39 pm

    Pike County Memorial Hospital has, again, been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in computed tomography (CT) as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). CT scanning – sometimes called CAT scanning – is a noninvasive medical test that helps physicians diagnose and tailor treatments for various medical conditions. The ACR gold seal of accreditation represents the highest level of image quality and patient

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Technology

Editorial

Amy Patterson – “My Thoughts”

Posted on April 22, 2014 at 2:20 pm

I enjoy music, just as I assume many of our readers do. With the enjoyment of music, be it on the radio, .mp3, CDs, or whatever your poison may be, comes the (basic) understanding of music and broadcast censorship and the radio edit. My point with this column is to discuss my opinion on censorship. Maybe I should make a note to say that my views don’t necessarily reflect that

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  • Amy Patterson – “My Thoughts”

    Posted on April 8, 2014 at 1:54 pm

    Life is too short to be unhappy. Unfortunately, this doesn’t stop us from being chronic complainers and nay-sayers, you know, like Eeyore from Winnie the Pooh. But let me tell you something… It doesn’t have to be like that. All too often people get caught up in the negative of life. What these people don’t realize is that all of these negative aspects are completely optional. We are all in

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  • Amy Patterson – “My Thoughts”

    Posted on March 11, 2014 at 6:02 pm

    Here’s what I think: the world needs to listen to dear ol’ Pope Francis (Pope Frank, as I like to call him) a little more. I don’t know if you all have heard about him or not, but he’s a pretty cool guy, to put it lightly. Our current Pope has been in the Vatican for right at a year (March 13) and has already turned the Catholic world upside

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