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Bailey prepares to take over BGHS

Posted on April 15, 2014 at 2:21 pm

Bowling Green High School will be under the control of a new, yet familiar, principal for the 2014-2015 school year, as current ag advisor Brock Bailey prepares to take the driver’s seat. “I am excited and apprehensive about the challenges of the new position,” the tenured teacher said. “I look forward to building more relationships with students, staff and patrons.” Bailey has been in an agriculture teaching position for 23

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Prohibiting the foreign ownership of Missouri farmland

Posted on April 15, 2014 at 2:34 pm

By Leslie Holloway   In the 1970s, Missouri and several other states adopted laws prohibiting the ownership of farmland by foreign entities. These laws were prompted by concerns that increasing foreign investment in American farmland could compromise our national security and domestic food production capabilities. Missouri’s prohibition did not apply to farmland used for non-farming purposes and foreign owners who became “bona fide” residents of the United States. Missouri Farm

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  • USDA, FSA news – Livestock portion of Farm Bill first to be enacted

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 2:34 pm

    New Farm Bill updates The various programs in new Farm Bill will be implemented in increments over time.  The first portion to be implemented will be the Livestock portion, specifically the Livestock Forage and Livestock Indemnity Programs. Signup for the Livestock programs are slated to start Tuesday, April 15 but as of today, we do not have the handbook, payment rates or all of the forms needed.  Signup will end

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  • Jim Hansen’s Capitol report

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 2:33 pm

    House Takes Reasoned Approach to Common Core Issue (HB 1490)   While the discussion on the federal Common Core education standards has generated some passionate debate among families and educators across the state, this week the Missouri House took up the subject and had a well-reasoned discussion on how to handle the standards going forward. For those who don’t know, the Common Core standards are meant to provide a consistent

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Sports

Lady Cats take second at Centralia meet

Posted on April 15, 2014 at 2:35 pm

Overall Team Results Varsity – Mens 1. Centralia, 151 2. Monroe City, 99 3. Mexico, 86 4. Bowling Green, 84 5. South Shelby, 81 6. Mark Twain, 51 Varsity – Womens 1. Centralia, 132.5 2. Bowling Green, 115.5 3. Monroe City, 83 4. South Shelby, 74 5. Mark Twain, 72 6. Mexico, 68   Mens Results 100 Meters 1. Adam Holt, 11.61a 17. Michael Gette, 13.44a 200 Meters 1. Adam

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  • Bobcats place first at mini medal track meet – Lady Cats take second

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 2:35 pm

    Overall Team Results Varsity – Mens 1. Bowling Green, 151 2. Fulton, 118.66 3. NorthCallaway, 113 4. Wright City, 105.33 5. Montgomery Co R-2, 70 6. Winfield, 52 7. Clopton, 39 8. Elsberry, 22 9. Van-Far, 12 10. Wellsville-Middletown, 4   Varsity – Womens 1. Montgomery Co R-2, 134 2. Bowling Green, 101.5 3. Fulton, 84 4. Wright City, 81 5. NorthCallaway, 72 6. Silex, 45.5 7. Clopton, 39 8.

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  • Bobcat baseball destroys Clopton

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 2:29 pm

    Bowling Green’s Bobcats took down Clopton 17-2 on Thursday at Clarksville after slamming their opponent with an impressive nine runs in the fifth inning. The Bobcats managed to grab their lead after a strong third inning, in which they earned five runs. A passed ball scored David Goddard to give the Bobcats their lead for the duration. Goddard racked up four RBIs on three hits for Bowling Green. He singled

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Lifestyles

YMCA programs enter summer sessions

Posted on April 15, 2014 at 2:40 pm

The Twin Pike Family YMCA 21st CCLC before and afterschool programs are planning their summer sessions.  Our summer school session programming will include reading and math activities, STEM, Food and Fun, swimming, crafts, field trips and guest presenters. At Clopton, an all-day, three-week summer session will be held from May 26 through June 16 from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Clopton summer session students need to bring a sack lunch.

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  • Victorian life focus of Louisiana museum annual spring program

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 2:40 pm

    The Louisiana Area Historical Museum will present its annual spring luncheon Saturday, May 10, featuring Carolyn Miller of Sedalia. Miller, who is a former teacher and is the wife of a minister, will be sharing information about life in Victorian times.  She will bring clothing and other items from that time period to put on display for all to see.  She delights in sharing her collections and her knowledge of

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  • “Vannoy School Memories”

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 2:24 pm

    By Connie Hanson Malloy   I had turned five years old on Aug. 6, 1953 and started first grade at Vannoy school a few weeks later. My sister, Linda, was a year older than I but my parents, Paul and Wanda Hanson, wisely decided to start us both to school together at the same time, even though I was very young. Through the years we have been so glad they

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Entertainment

BG Christian welcomes humorist for fundraiser

Posted on April 15, 2014 at 2:26 pm

Humorist Julie Patrick-Barnhill will be speaking for a fundraiser at the Bowling Green High School Auditorium on Saturday, May 3, at 2 pm. Barnhill is a Missouri girl, a graduate of Brunswick High School and Hannibal LaGrange University, humorist, national/international speaker, author of 11 books, columnist, radio guest speaker, former elementary teacher, and a mother of three children. Her focus addresses the realities of parenting, life, home, work, and eternity. 

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  • BGMS hosts Earth Day event

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 2:19 pm

    The Bowling Green Middle School had a very successful Earth Day celebration on Saturday, April 12 at the Bowling Green City Park.  Hosts had over 50 runners in the 5K and 50 in the Color Run.  They collected over 12,000 pounds of electronics to be recycled. The event also boasted many great activities for the kids: Tree Planting with Derick Beanland from the Parks and Recreation, MDC had a wonderful

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  • Easter Egg hunt in the park Saturday

    Posted on April 1, 2014 at 1:16 pm

    The Bowling Green Parks and Recreation Department is pairing up with Pike County Health Department, Home Health & Hospice, for the first  Bowling Green Egg Hunt. The event, which will be held this Saturday, April 5, will have fun for all the kids in your family. Events include train rides, a bunny hop race, bounce house, face painting, and more. There will be three separate hunts for kids preschool age

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