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Park Board selects projects, expenditures for upcoming year

Posted on July 29, 2014 at 12:08 pm

The City’s Park Board advisory committee gathered last Wednesday for its regular meeting and to select projects for the upcoming fiscal year. Chairman Steve Chismarich called the meeting to order at 5:30 p.m. Other members present were Charlene Willis, Kim Holmes, Trisha Turner, and Craig Burnett. The board approved the previous meeting’s minutes and heard from Michael Bryant with the Pike County Soccer League. Following Bryant’s presentation, the board voted

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  • Area teens injured in wreck

    Posted on July 29, 2014 at 12:06 pm

    Two area teens sustained injuries in a two-vehicle accident that occurred Thursday, July 24. A crash report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol explained that the crash took place when 16-year-old Sabrina Stewart, of Whiteside, changes lanes in her 2000 Toyota Camry in front of a 1991 Chevy 1500 driven by 17-year-old Jonathan Goldfuss, a Winfield resident, causing Goldfuss to strike the rear of the car. The wreck occurred at

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  • Area residents injured in wreck

    Posted on July 29, 2014 at 12:05 pm

    Several Bowling Green area residents were injured in a single-vehicle accident over the weekend. According to a report by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 21-year-old Matt Myer, of Bowling Green, was driving his 1989 Ford LTD northbound on Pike County Road 41, north of Highway 61, when it travelled off the left side of the road and struck a tree. The crash report lists Myer and four occupants: Taylor Arndt,

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Business News

Pike County Health offers free vaccinations

Posted on July 29, 2014 at 12:16 pm

The Pike County Health Department will be offering multiple free vaccination clinics during the month of August during their walk-in hours on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays – 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. These opportunities are for children 11 years old through 18 and college students’ ages 19 through 26. PCHD will also have two outreach clinic opportunities:  one will be in Louisiana at the

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  • Park Board selects projects, expenditures for upcoming year

    Posted on July 29, 2014 at 12:08 pm

    The City’s Park Board advisory committee gathered last Wednesday for its regular meeting and to select projects for the upcoming fiscal year. Chairman Steve Chismarich called the meeting to order at 5:30 p.m. Other members present were Charlene Willis, Kim Holmes, Trisha Turner, and Craig Burnett. The board approved the previous meeting’s minutes and heard from Michael Bryant with the Pike County Soccer League. Following Bryant’s presentation, the board voted

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  • US Bank supports Back 2 School Fair

    Posted on July 29, 2014 at 12:06 pm

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    Brian King of US Bank in Bowling Green presented a check to Kathy Branstetter Thursday morning. The $500 donation will go to support the upcoming Back 2 School Fair, which will be held at the Pike County fairgrounds on Aug. 9 from 9 a.m. to noon.  

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Technology

Editorial

Amy Patterson – “My Thoughts”

Posted on July 15, 2014 at 12:35 pm

I’ve been saying I’ll write a column about puppy-dogs for quite some time now. I plan on doing that today, although I’m not sure it’s quite what everyone will expect… Pitbulls. The breed has become synonymous with violence, fear, and death. All too often, Americans hear horrific stories of how a “pitbull” committed some terrible, scary dog crime and associate it with the breed as a whole. My issue is

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  • Amy Patterson – “My Thoughts”

    Posted on July 8, 2014 at 1:05 pm

    I read an interesting article online earlier this week, and let me tell you – it spoke volumes to me. This article vocalized my thoughts and opinions that I had tried (unsuccessfully) to put into words. This article was about why today’s parenting is in a crisis. Below I will paraphrase the article, which details the top five reasons why parenting is in such serious trouble.   1. Parents fear

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  • Amy Patterson – “My Thoughts”

    Posted on July 1, 2014 at 1:20 pm

    Before I begin, sorry for slacking on the columns the last couple of weeks. After the third “Do you have a ‘thoughts’ this week?” call from The Mom, I figured it was about time to do another one… Inspired or not.   The last few weekends have been excellent. I’ve made memories that I’ll store for the rest of my life and reflect back on fondly. Here’s the thing, though–

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