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Clopton Homecoming 2017

IndianHawks Stumble Against T-Birds In Homecoming Game The Clopton-Elsberry IndianHawks ran into the ninth ranked team in the state for homecoming, falling to the North Callaway Thunderbirds 73-8. The IndianHawks were stopped near midfield on their first possession and the T-Birds scored quick. On their first offensive play North Callaway scored to start a 33-point […]

YMCA Raises More Than $27,000 At Annual Dinner Auction

More than $27,000 was raised at the 23rd Annual Twin Pike Family YMCA dinner auction that was held on Saturday, Sept. 16. The annual fundraising event took place at the YMCA facility with the theme “All That Jazz.” Organizers report more than 140 guests were in attendance which is up from recent years. The total […]

Louisiana Man Faces Numerous Charges After Alleged Kidnapping At Knife-Point

William Joseph Shade, 34, of Louisiana, faces numerous charges after being arrested by Ste. Genevieve Police last week for allegedly kidnapping his ex-girlfriend by using a knife to threaten her. The incident occurred on Wednesday, Sept. 13 as law enforcement was called to the Ste. Genevieve Courthouse after the victim reported the matter. Police arrived […]

Noix Creek Bridge Opening Is Delayed

Despite an original projected opening date of Oct. 1, completion of the bridge at Noix Creek on Highway 79 has pushed back the date to Oct. 13. The Missouri Department of Transportation reports that due to unforseen circumstances the delay became necessary. The contractor is setting girders this coming week and pouring the deck for […]

Bobcats Win Third In A Row

Van-Far & Louisiana Fall In Week Five Bowling Green Bobcats The Bobcats took down Mark Twain 38-6 on Friday to stay perfect in EMO Conference play. Bowling Green went ahead 7-0 with a score late in the first quarter that was answered by the Tigers early in the second quarter. The Bobcats kept a slim […]

September 19th Online Edition

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Big Crowds For Heritage Festival

There was great weather and the streets were packed with people for the 2017 Champ Clark Heritage Festival in Bowling Green on Saturday, Sept. 9. Above: Alan Hiles, who portrays Champ Clark during Heritage Festival and other events, chats with folks on the square. Honey Shuck, the historic museum home of Clark was also open […]

Bowling Green Forced To Close Street Due To Dangerous Buildings

A block of Court Street, between Main and Champ Clark Drive, will be closed until at least two dangerous buildings can be eliminated. Bowling Green City Administrator Barb Allison said the decision was made on Monday, Sept. 11. Officials with McClure Engineering made the recommendation after touring the buildings at 202 W. Main and 16 […]

Groundbreaking Celebration Held For Champ Clark Bridge Project

Blue skies and warm weather greeted those who attended groundbreaking ceremony for the new Champ Clark Bridge at the riverfront in Louisiana on Friday, Sept. 8. The $60 million project took another step to reality as a large crowd gathered for the celebration. Several officials spoke at the event including J. Bennett Clark, the great-grandson […]

Lady Hawks Blank Silex To Win Elsberry Tourney

Clopton was able to snap a six-game winning streak for the Silex Lady Owls as the Lady Hawks collected the championship hardware at the Elsberry Tournament on Saturday following an 8-0 win. The Lady Hawks needed the boost after a loss to North Callaway last week. Clopton defeated Montgomery County 7-3 berfore advancing to knock […]

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