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Perry selected for prestigious MU leadership society

Posted on November 18, 2014 at 12:53 pm

Sonja Perry is a remarkable young woman. At only 21 years of age, Perry has accomplished more than many people hope to in a lifetime. Most recently, Perry was accepted to one of the University of Missouri’s most prestigious organizations, the Griffiths Leadership Society for Women. “The Griffiths Leadership Society operates around the principals around connecting collegiate women leaders with alumnae leaders,” Perry explained. “The whole idea is to connect strong

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Sheriff reports of scam, theft

Posted on November 18, 2014 at 1:02 pm

Pike County Sheriff Stephen Korte reported Monday on a scam and theft near Louisiana. “On Nov. 17 we received word of a scam were people were claiming to be from Ameren UE requesting funds to prevent from being disconnected,” Korte said. “Please contact Ameren before you pay someone calling for payment over the phone to confirm it is a ligament bill.” In addition, the Sheriff’s Office also received a report

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  • Bowling Green teen in head-on collision – No serious injuries reported

    Posted on November 18, 2014 at 1:00 pm

    A Bowling Green teen is said to be the cause of a two vehicle, head-on collision that occurred in Lincoln County Sunday, Nov. 16. According to a crash report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 16-year-old Corey Marks was driving a 1999 Ford Explorer westbound on Route 47 at the Cuivre River Bridge in Lincoln County when he crossed the center line, striking an oncoming vehicle. The eastbound vehicle, a

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  • Opening-weekend deer harvest tops 91,000 – Up by 30,000 from 2013

    Posted on November 18, 2014 at 1:00 pm

    The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reports that hunters checked 91,460 deer during the opening weekend of the 2014 November Portion of Firearms Deer Season this past weekend. Top harvest counties for the opening weekend were Franklin with 1,839 deer checked, Howell with 1,793, and Callaway with 1,791. Last year’s firearms opening weekend deer harvest was 61,446. Other recent prior-year harvest totals for firearms opening weekend were: 2012: 69,614; 2011:

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Sports

Gette gets buck

Posted on November 18, 2014 at 1:06 pm

Michael Gette, of Bowling Green, bagged this impressive buck this opening weekend.  

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  • Killians bag bucks

    Posted on November 18, 2014 at 1:06 pm

    The Killian brothers bagged these nice bucks opening day near Frankford – Scott with an 11 point and Cary with a 12-pointer.   

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  • Roy gets first buck

    Posted on November 18, 2014 at 1:05 pm

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    Rebekah Roy bagged her first buck, a 12-pointer that scored at 144 inches, opening weekend. She is the daughter of Mike and Cindy Roy  

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Lifestyles

Thanksgiving dinner cancelled

Posted on November 18, 2014 at 1:08 pm

The popular Thanksgiving Dinner that is traditionally prepared and served by the churches of Louisiana will not be held this year. No group could be assembled to undertake the huge job of preparing, serving, and delivering the widely-enjoyed meal. It is with regret that this announcement must be made and hopes are high that the dinner will return next year.

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  • Second Baptist announces events

    Posted on November 18, 2014 at 1:08 pm

    Operation Christmas Child   Operation Christmas Child has been in charge of transporting shoeboxes of small toys, candy, hygiene items, paper, pencils, crayons, etc along with a copy of the gospel message in their own language to children all over the world for several years.  This organization headed by Franklin Graham has grown in our community’s churches each year. This year Second Baptist Church in Bowling Green is the regional

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  • Perry selected for prestigious MU leadership society

    Posted on November 18, 2014 at 12:53 pm

    Sonja Perry

    Sonja Perry is a remarkable young woman. At only 21 years of age, Perry has accomplished more than many people hope to in a lifetime. Most recently, Perry was accepted to one of the University of Missouri’s most prestigious organizations, the Griffiths Leadership Society for Women. “The Griffiths Leadership Society operates around the principals around connecting collegiate women leaders with alumnae leaders,” Perry explained. “The whole idea is to connect strong

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Dixon wins “Best of Show”

Posted on October 28, 2014 at 2:52 pm

BGHS sophomore Ais’Linn Dixon won “Best of Show” at the Colorfest Art Show.  The winning artwork was a of a lion represented in scratchboard.  

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  • Music returns to Frankford – Locals open Broken Spokes Opry

    Posted on October 28, 2014 at 2:21 pm

    Pictured above are a few of the Broken Spokes Opry band members (from left):  Mary Jane Owens, Patty Chandler, Darin Epperson, and Steve Dudding.

    The small town of Frankford has an air about it of times long gone; times that many of Pike County’s residents keep close to their heart. In this ‘burg, the clocks move a little slower and people laugh a little easier. It’s this same mentality that inspired Mary Jane Owens, her husband Roger, and her sister Patty Chandler to bring the art of music back to the area that has

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  • Alumni Banquet Saturday – Miller to keynote

    Posted on October 7, 2014 at 1:44 pm

    The highly-anticipated annual Bowling Green High School Alumni Banquet this this Saturday, Oct. 11. The event will begin with registration at 5 p.m. The banquet, which includes a dinner, will start at 6:30 p.m. in the James A. Wilson Gymnasium (middle school). A “welcome reception” will be held at the Champ Clark Home from 3 to 5 p.m. prior to the banquet. BGHS graduate Daniel Miller (Class of 1992), a

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