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Successful fair in the books as event ends

Posted on July 30, 2014 at 9:51 am

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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  • Car show set in Vandalia, Mo.

    Posted on June 4, 2014 at 10:59 am

    Boyd Barrett’s 1970 Chevelle SS will be featured on the dash plaques for this year’s Dam Few Cruisers car show to be held at the Vandalia Fair grounds Saturday, June 21. The car was built in Arlington, Texas and originally invoiced to L.R. Cooke in Lexington, Ky. Barrett bought it in 2000 from his friend, Bill Harris.  He waited a few years and then started a complete restoration of the

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  • Twin Pike Family YMCA aquatics center on the way

    Posted on May 14, 2014 at 9:59 am

    Brian Black of Black Construction moves rebar around the footings for the new YMCA aquatic center.

    The Twin Pike Family YMCA aquatic center project is making progress and should be open in 2015, according to Executive Director Marsha Garrison. “They’re moving along really well,” Garrison said of Black Construction, of Pleasant Hill, Ill., which is building the center. “It should be open by mid-summer of next year,” or earlier, Garrison said, barring any major change orders. Footings were poured last week and the steel for the

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Events

PCHD hosts Show-Me Latch on Aug. 1

Posted on July 30, 2014 at 9:17 am

The Pike County Health Department will kick-off World Breastfeeding Week and Missouri Breastfeeding Month by hosting this year’s Show-Me Latch. Women in various locations throughout the state and world will join together to raise awareness by collectively breastfeeding their children. This gathering will be held Friday, Aug. 1 at 10 a.m. at the Pike County Health Department in Bowling Green. Food and drinks will be provided along with give-aways and

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  • Pike County Youth Fair Sale scheduled Saturday

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 5:08 pm

    The Pike County Youth Fair Sale will take place on Saturday, July 26.  The sale will be held in the livestock barn at 6 p.m. There is a potential of selling the top two animals in market lambs, meat goats, rabbit meat pens and poultry meat pens. The top four steers of which two will be home raised will be sold. The top eight barrows of which four will be

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  • Awards ceremony planned for Kids in Motion

    Posted on July 15, 2014 at 3:59 pm

    Douglass Community Services invites area residents will host the Bowling Green “Kids In Motion”  end-of-summer celebration and awards ceremony on Monday, July 21 at 7 p.m. in the Second Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 319 West Church, Bowling Green. The guest speaker for the event is Heather Buchanan of the Pull A Hammi Foundation. Administrators hope that local KIM participants and their families will join them to reflect on and celebrate

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