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Bowling Green Bobcats upset Hallsville Indians in 42-30 win

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The No. 2 seed Bowling Green Bobcats brought home the Class 2 District Championship Friday night in a tough 42-30 game against the No. 1 seed Hallsville Indians. Both teams came into the contest undefeated.

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A place to enjoy board games emerges along Louisiana’s downtown corridor

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The Bowling Green Bobcats advance to the finals after defeating the California Pintos in a 65-14 win Friday night. See the whole story and photos in the next issue of the Bowling Green Times. Bowling Green was waiting on the outcome of the Centralia-Hallsville game to learn where they would …

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Girl Scouts get crash course in forensics

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With a stunning array of blue and red flashing lights, downtown Louisiana was teeming with people on Saturday evening. There were fire trucks, police cruisers, EMT vehicles and even a helicopter, all parked behind the Mercantile bank on display. The first responders that were participating i…

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LOUISIANA—Last Thursday, members of the Centenary United Methodist Church got a real taste of Korean culture over a big bowl of Bibimbap and a small bowl of Kimchi.

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In their meeting Oct. 19 Agape House of Vandalia board members learned the guesthouse has been awarded a grant of $1,000 from Cardinals (St. Louis) Care. The grant will be used for gas cards for visiting families with children. The grant has been renewed now for several years and is apprecia…

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All COVID-19 Booster doses will be available at the Pike County Health Department beginning on Wednesday, Oct. 27. The CDC recently released a statement recommending COVID-19 booster shots for certain populations. There are now booster recommendations for all three available COVID-19 vaccine…

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LOUISIANA—There was a typical crowd of familiar faces at the Bridge Coffee Shop Friday morning. Well, except maybe for the increased police presence. But there were no tickets being written, or trouble to report. The officers were there to enjoy the coffee, and the company of the community t…

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BOWLING GREEN—After a series of delays, Backdoor Brick Oven opened its doors Monday. Well, technically, the doors have been open since Two Scoops, the ice cream parlor the pizza restaurant shares its space with, opened in May.

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BOWLING GREEN—During the Bowling Green Alumni Banquet last week, Bowling Green R-I Superintendent Matt Frederickson said he was pleased with the way improvements to the school have gone.

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Bobcats take down S. Callaway in 62-14 rollover

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BOWLING GREEN—The Bowling Green Board of Aldermen and Mayor Jim Arico have selected Darin Chance as the new chief of police for the city.

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LOUISIANA—A group of Louisiana citizens, mostly made up of local business owners and community leaders, met on Tuesday evening last week at the Bridge Coffee Shop because they have the motivation and desire to see businesses come back to life here in town.

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Vendor booths lined the street from 7th to Main Street

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BOWLING GREEN—Last year, with almost every public gathering cancelled because of the pandemic, Tonya Teasley, her staff and family, decided to hold their own fall festival during their traditional opening of their corn maze and pumpkin patch.

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BOWLING GREEN—When one thinks of wine pairings it usually means pairing various wines with food. Saturday afternoon, the group Prometheus traveled to Bowling Green to pair their songs from around the world with wines from those regions.

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The Pike County Health Department is now offering the third dose and booster dose COVID-19 vaccines. Please read the following information carefully. Recently the Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines have been approved for third doses for the moderately to severely immunocompromised. At this…

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As she approaches a rare career milestone, Janice Robinson recalls that a little fatherly advice and a desire to help people motivated her to carry on.

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BOWLING GREEN—Friends, family and colleagues gathered at City Hall on Friday to thank Don Nacke for his service to the community as Bowling Green’s police chief.

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Colorfest began in October 1984 in downtown Louisiana, near the majestic Mississippi River. According to Kiffany Ardeneaux, in nearby in Clarksville, the people were holding their fall festival—Applefest—at that time.

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BOWLING GREEN—Last Friday, the owners and staff of MeMe’s Pantry on S. Court Street were offering a free lunch of pork burgers, brats and hot dogs to everyone in the community to help them celebrate their 30th anniversary in business.

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BOWLING GREEN—It took a little while for the excitement to build, but build it did this past Saturday as the people of Bowling Green and the surrounding county gathered along S. Court Street to watch the city’s first parade since 2019. Most parades and festivals were canceled last year becau…

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BOWLING GREEN—If you’re looking for some good, high-protein drinks to carry you through the day, or a nutritional alternative to an afternoon energy drink, then Full Throttle Nutrition is the place for you.

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   The not-for-profit Northeast Community Action Corp. teamed with Boy Scouts Troop No. 156 of Louisiana to install a Feed Your Neighbors Food Box outside the Scout House in Louisiana’s Sunset Park. The free, 24-hour service is available to those who want to pick up food and hygiene products…