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Congratulations to the 2014 Little Mr. and Miss Pike County Fair - Tristan Flynn and Addison Potter. Tristan is the son of Kenda and Sean Flynn, of Bowling Green. Addison is the daughter of Candice Cunningham-Rutherford, of Middletown. Throughout the week, the Little Mr. and Miss held several responsibilities, including handing out trophies and making appearances at special events.

Successful fair in the books as 2014 event ends

Posted on July 29, 2014 at 12:03 pm

Another successful Pike County Fair is in the books as this year’s event came to a close Saturday. The fair, which ran Tuesday through Saturday of last week, is comparable to years passed, said fair board president Vernon Korte. According to Korte, the grand total of revenue for the 2014 fair appears to be slightly down from last year. “2013 was an exceptional year,” Korte countered, explaining the slight decrease

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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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Sports

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

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    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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Lifestyles

Minister’s Message – “Are You an Ambassador for Christ?”

Posted on July 29, 2014 at 12:13 pm

II Corinthians 5:20 says, “Now then, we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God were pleading through us: we implore you on Christ’s behalf, be reconciled to God.”  Are you an ambassador for Christ?  If you call yourself a Christian, then you should be an ambassador for Christ. What is an ambassador?  Webster’s dictionary says that an ambassador is the highest-ranking diplomatic representative from one country to another; an authorized

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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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  • Successful fair in the books as 2014 event ends

    Posted on July 29, 2014 at 12:03 pm

    Congratulations to the 2014 Little Mr. and Miss Pike County Fair - Tristan Flynn and Addison Potter. Tristan is the son of Kenda and Sean Flynn, of Bowling Green. Addison is the daughter of Candice Cunningham-Rutherford, of Middletown. Throughout the week, the Little Mr. and Miss held several responsibilities, including handing out trophies and making appearances at special events.

    Another successful Pike County Fair is in the books as this year’s event came to a close Saturday. The fair, which ran Tuesday through Saturday of last week, is comparable to years passed, said fair board president Vernon Korte. According to Korte, the grand total of revenue for the 2014 fair appears to be slightly down from last year. “2013 was an exceptional year,” Korte countered, explaining the slight decrease

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Entertainment

Movie in the Park Aug. 2

Posted on July 29, 2014 at 12:04 pm

The City of Bowling Green will be hosting its annual Movie-in-the-Park event this Saturday, Aug. 2. The event has been rescheduled several times already this year, each time due to less-than-ideal weather. The movie will be shown outside at the Bowling Green City Park. The movie will be Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted. Madagascar 3 (2012) is an animated comedy. In the movie, the main characters are still struggling, to

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  • Successful fair in the books as 2014 event ends

    Posted on July 29, 2014 at 12:03 pm

    Congratulations to the 2014 Little Mr. and Miss Pike County Fair - Tristan Flynn and Addison Potter. Tristan is the son of Kenda and Sean Flynn, of Bowling Green. Addison is the daughter of Candice Cunningham-Rutherford, of Middletown. Throughout the week, the Little Mr. and Miss held several responsibilities, including handing out trophies and making appearances at special events.

    Another successful Pike County Fair is in the books as this year’s event came to a close Saturday. The fair, which ran Tuesday through Saturday of last week, is comparable to years passed, said fair board president Vernon Korte. According to Korte, the grand total of revenue for the 2014 fair appears to be slightly down from last year. “2013 was an exceptional year,” Korte countered, explaining the slight decrease

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  • Great weather for St. Clement Picnic

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 1:50 pm

        Grab this week’s edition or check out our online photo gallery for other photos from the picnic!

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