For nearly 15 years, the Turnbull family has hosted a bluegrass festival, sometimes two a year, at their Back 40 Campground just a mile north of Curryville.
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The souvenir Bowling Green Bicentennial Coins are in and are available for $1, said Don Hamilton.
A long line of vendors were situated along the sidewalks of Georgia Street on Saturday to participate in the Second Annual Bluegrass Pickers Festival. Beginning at 9 a.m., vendors were cooking food and selling products to patrons who wandered up and down the historic stretch of downtown. Mus…
This car show will feature vehicles from the 1973 Bowling Green Sesquicentennial year and older.
Missouri Mudders brings its spring event to Pike County
Murder Mystery Wedding had everything but the Doobie Brothers
The Concerned Citizens of Louisiana group has been making plans to start a Property of the Month award in conjunction with cleanup efforts in Louisiana. Doris Henderson, who is a member of the organization, said that Stark Bros. nursery would be contributing to the program.
Green-thumbed participants from all over Pike County exchanged plants on Saturday during the Clarksville Library’s celebration of Earth Day.
Hey, daddio, if you can’t get your thrill on “Blueberry Hill,” you might try the Apple Shed in Clarksville.
Musical brings to life the struggles of women in the workplace
Did you have a flat tire on the first date?
Full day of events started with a brisk 5K run/walk
At about noon on Saturday, almost every piece of firefighting equipment pulled out of Elolia’s Fire Protection District’s firehouse bays. They headed out to the edge of town and then staged at the intersection of Vo-Tech Road and Main Street.
Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce and the city’s Parks Department work together to combine parade and trail of lights
The Frankford Park Board sponsored the town’s 2nd Annual Lighted Christmas Parade this past Saturday, Nov. 26.
Close to a dozen people set up their decorated trunks along Front Street in Clarksville Monday evening to hand out candy to the area’s children.
More than 1,000 children estimated came to enjoy
Music, the smell of food, and children’s laughter filled the air
Good weather, great vendors and a parade that brought smiles as far as the eye could see
Event coincides with opening of corn maze and pumpkin patch at Prairie’s Edge
They came by the carload—families and friends, to fill the area around the new stage. They brought their own chairs and blankets, strollers and playpens.
Pike’s Off Road the site of the Show Me Showdown
Rows and rows of vehicles and floats filled the Bowling Green High School parking lot as dozens of people prepared to kickoff the Champ Clark Heritage Festival with a huge parade up S. Court and into the town square.
1999 graduate is working toward a comedy career
The day started off perfect as families made their way into Bowling Green’s big park. Craft and food vendors had already set up and were awaiting the people.
Thousands enjoyed a week of concerts, competitions and great chow
When Ulysses S. Grant was born 200 years ago, no one knew the pivotal role he would one day play during the Civil War, nor would they have thought he’d become the 18th U.S. president.
Karen Arico, the former vice president of the Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce, was recently named president for the organization. During the BGCC meeting last week, she said Tracy Brookshier had stepped down from the role after the loss of her father to cancer.
President Ulysses S. Grant hired and fired the Louisiana man who served as America’s first special prosecutor.
Bill Whyte brings his popular song back to Louisiana for a live performance
The heat and humidity might have prevented people from showing up early to the Louisiana riverfront, but once the sun dipped below the tree line, they filled the open field in anticipation of the fireworks display to come.
The monstrous tale is still being told 50 years later.
Quite a few more people showed up for the second concert held in the Bowling Green Park this summer than the first. Once people heard about the free music under the open sky, they came out for a good time.
More than two dozen citizens came together last Thursday at the Bridge Coffee House to participate in the Re-Storing Louisiana meeting. The growing group of involved citizens included the mayor, city council members, business owners and private residents. Carmen York, who helped launch the i…
The 28th Annual Show Me Missouri State Chili Cook-Off was held on Saturday at the Clarksville riverfront. Hosted by the Raintree Arts Council, competitors from multiple states came to cook their signature chili for a chance to win prizes and to move on to the world championship set for Sept.…
Bowling Green’s 200th Anniversary will be here before you know it. And the Steering Committee knows that, too, which is why they’ve taken giant strides toward creating a celebration that people will remember.
VFW performs gun salute for pilots
Linda Blakey is happy to talk about chili all day, but don’t call it a soup or a stew.
Stephen E. Moss sat at a table just inside the doors of The Bridge Café Saturday morning answering questions and signing copies of his first novel “Through the Eyes of a Soldier: A World Gone Mad: The Life of William Rudolph.”
Small towns were once known for their easy social gatherings. Peopled strolled the town square and local park, smiling and saying hi to one another.
Stephen E. Moss, a local author, recently finished his book about World War I—“Through the Eyes of a Soldier: A World Gone Mad: The Life of William Rudolph.”
As far as the eye could see out at Pike’s Off Road Park this past weekend there was nothing but mud and four-wheel drive vehicles of every shape and size. Beer was the beverage of choice and roaring engines were just about all one could hear.
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