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Experimental Aircraft Assn. to hold spring program

Posted on March 27, 2015 at 12:11 pm

The Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 1387 will begin its 2015 Young Eagles Spring Program on Saturday morning, April 4. Ever wondered what your neighborhood looks like from the sky?  Or maybe you’re curious how airplanes even work.  You might even dream about being a pilot. If you’re nodding you’re head “yes” and are between the ages of eight and 17, then come to the Bowling Green Airport on Saturday, April

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  • Trial scheduled in arson case

    Posted on March 24, 2015 at 12:43 pm

    A jury trial has been set in the case of a rural Pike County man accused of setting several fires and burning down a barn. Melvin J. Yoder, 23, of rural Bowling Green was charged with two class C Felonies – one of second degree burglary and another of second degree arson. According to Pike County Sheriff Stephen Korte, his department and the Curryville Fire Protection District responded to three

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  • Motorcycle wreck south of Frankford

    Posted on March 24, 2015 at 12:40 pm

    A Hannibal man was seriously injured in a motorcycle wreck south of Frankford Monday,  March 16 the Missouri State Highway Patrol reports. According to the crash report, Shawn M. Bartz, 39, was driving his 2009 Harley Davidson Fatboy on southbound Highway 61, .1 mile north of Pike County Road 58 at 4 p.m. Monday, March 16 when the wreck occurred. The report says the motorcycle travelled off the left side

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Business News

USDA implements Farm Bill provision limiting payments to non-farmers

Posted on March 27, 2015 at 12:09 pm

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced a proposed rule to limit farm payments to non-farmers, consistent with requirements Congress mandated in the 2014 Farm Bill. The proposed rule limits farm payments to individuals who may be designated as farm managers but are not actively engaged in farm management. In the Farm Bill, Congress gave USDA the authority to address this loophole for joint ventures and general partnerships, while

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  • Lions Krispy Kreme sales, eyeglasses drive this week

    Posted on March 24, 2015 at 12:43 pm

    The Bowling Green Lions have been calling local businesses this to offer to deliver donuts to them on Friday, March 27. If your business was missed, please call John Veach. The public may purchase them by prepaying for their order at the Bibb-Veach Funeral Home (324-2211). Orders must be received no later than Wednesday, March 25.  Public may receive their orders on Friday, March 27 between 7:30 and 9:30 a.m.

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  • Farm Service Agency (FSA) News

    Posted on March 24, 2015 at 12:39 pm

    Deadline approaching for 2014 Farm Bill Programs – Postcards sent   National Office recently sent post cards to owners and operators whose farms were not completely signed up for the new Farm Bill as of Friday March 6. In other words, if you received a post card, you have one or more farms that are not complete- we are waiting on a decision or signature.  Presently, we have completed and

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Technology

Editorial

Amy Patterson – “My Thoughts”

Posted on March 17, 2015 at 1:16 pm

Sorry (mom!), again, for my lengthy hiatus from column-writing. This whole “making another human being” thing has had me kind of distracted, a little pregnancy brain-y, and really (really) tired – hence, the motivation to  toil over the world’s issues, or really anything extra at all, just hasn’t been there. But I’m back! And it’s *almost* springtime! Yippee! Pregnancy is a funny thing. For the first time in your life,

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  • Amy Patterson – “My Thoughts”

    Posted on January 27, 2015 at 2:54 pm

    Everyone is entitled to their own opinion. The problem starts when an individual’s opinion on a given matter is completely lacking a foundation of knowledge, objectivity, and experience. All too often, and even more so in small towns it seems (or maybe it’s just more obvious, given the smaller population – whatever), people jump to conclusions about a topic or situation without educating themselves on what they so passionately cry

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  • Amy Patterson – “My Thoughts”

    Posted on December 23, 2014 at 2:33 pm

    Before I jump into a rant, let me begin by saying “Merry Christmas” and “Happy Holidays” (you know, for my non-Christian denominational friends). I hope you all can spend the next several days with your loved ones in spirited celebration. Now that I got that out of the way… Dear camo-clad, angry Walmart shopper man… You are a jerk. You, sir, seem to think (for what reason, I do not

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