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Park Board members to aid in interviews for Director

Posted on May 26, 2015 at 3:21 pm

Three Park Board members volunteered Tuesday to participate in the interviewing and hiring of a new Parks and Recreation Director. The regular monthly meeting, held Tuesday, May 20, was called to order by board president Angela Smith. All members were present. After approving the previous meeting’s minutes, the board approved the hiring of Terry Martin to complete two stump carvings in the Bowling Green City Park. The board will pay

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  • Local man shot to death at friend’s home – Sheriff says investigation is ongoing

    Posted on May 26, 2015 at 3:11 pm

    A fatal shooting in far southeastern Pike County is under investigation by the office of Pike County Sheriff Stephen Korte. Authorities say their initial impression of the shooting death of Clinton D. Collins, 38, of rural Annada on Saturday, May 23 is that it appears to be a case of home-owner self defense. At 7:42 p.m. that evening, the Sheriff’s Office received a report of a man being shot outside

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  • Conservation compliance certification due June 1

    Posted on May 22, 2015 at 10:21 am

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds farmers to file a Highly Erodible Land Conservation and Wetland Conservation Certification form (AD-1026) with their local USDA Service Center by June 1. The 2014 Farm Bill requires producers to have the form on file in order to remain eligible, or to become eligible for crop insurance premium support. Many farmers already have a certification form on file since it’s required for participation

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YMCA summer programs

Posted on May 26, 2015 at 4:09 pm

BONCL BONCL will not be having summer programs.  All BONCL students are invited to attend summer programs at Louisiana or Clopton. Bowling Green and Frankford Summer School Extended Days will be provided on days when Summer School is in session.  Hours are 3 to 6 p.m. Clopton Summer Session will begin May 26 and run through June 19.  Hours are 6:15 a.m. to 5 p.m. Louisiana Summer School Extended Days

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  • Conservation compliance certification due June 1

    Posted on May 22, 2015 at 10:21 am

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds farmers to file a Highly Erodible Land Conservation and Wetland Conservation Certification form (AD-1026) with their local USDA Service Center by June 1. The 2014 Farm Bill requires producers to have the form on file in order to remain eligible, or to become eligible for crop insurance premium support. Many farmers already have a certification form on file since it’s required for participation

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  • Options for Women hold meet, elect temporary officers

    Posted on May 19, 2015 at 2:43 pm

    Options for Women held their monthly meeting on May 14 at the Knights of Columbus Hall in St. Clement. Following a prayer, the meeting was called to order by temporary president Christopher Hummel. Options for Women Steering Committee met on April 30. At that time temporary officers were elected. Christopher Hummel was elected president; Mary Oberman was elected vice-president; Mary Nell Brueggen was elected secretary; Jeanine Goddard was elected treasurer,

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Editorial

Amy Patterson – “My Thoughts”

Posted on May 26, 2015 at 3:53 pm

I hope everyone had an enjoyable Memorial Day weekend – I know I sure did! And while many of us get caught up in the idea of a three-day weekend, the official start of summer, I hope everyone took at least a moment or two to remember why the weekend is a little longer (and who sacrificed so that we may “celebrate” the holiday). My “vacation” weekend started Friday with

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  • Amy Patterson – “My Thoughts”

    Posted on May 19, 2015 at 2:43 pm

    With graduation rapidly approaching, I feel it would be appropriate to offer a few words of advice and youthful wisdom to our seniors (clarification: not aged folks, I mean 12th graders), you know, because all of them read the newspaper and will see this – oh well. For the graduates – ‘Sup, hip cats? Ready to enter the real world, rid yourself of your parents’ tyranny, and finally gain some

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  • Amy Patterson – “My Thoughts”

    Posted on May 12, 2015 at 1:32 pm

    Happy Mother’s Day (a few days late)! Mothers are mystical creatures. They have been known to heal wounds with a kiss, scare away monsters with ease, spout knowledge of a variety of school subjects without batting an eye, and make the world’s best cookies. They’re simply amazing. One day each year, the children and families of these mothers put aside their everyday issues and focus on what wonderful people their

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