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Crime Victim’s Week

Northeast Correctional Center recently held a silent auction at the facility along with collecting money in Bowling Green to commemorate Crime Victim’s Week. A donation of $1,152.94 was raised and donated to Ruth Jensen Village in Bowling Green. Pictured, from left: NECC Deputy Warden Chantay Goddert; NECC Lt. David Cutt; Assistant Director of Ruth Jensen, Beth Kerns and NECC […]

Silex Prom 2017

Silex High School held prom activities on Saturday, April 8 at Silex High School gym. Nick Kientzy and Mandy Franklin (seated) were crowned king and queen. The court included (standing, l-r): Madison Tucker, Jake Price, McIntyre Wilmes, Joe Martin, Elly Boothe and Daniel Trentman. Find more free, downloadable photo highlights from this year’s prom in […]

Treble Choir Gets I Rating At State Music Festival

The Treble Choir from Bowling Green High School received a 1 rating at the State Music Festival on March 8 at Ft. Zumwalt South High School in St. Peters. The choir is under the direction of Elaine Carty. Marcia Tepen serves as accompanist.

Van-Far Prom 2017

Van-Far High School held prom activities on Saturday, April 1 at St. Pat’s Catholic Hall. Jayda Borgmeyer and Anthony Cole were crowned queen and king. More Prom Photos

Public Health Week

Pike County Commissioners signed a proclamation for National Public Health Week April 3-9. The theme of the week is “Healthy Missouri 2030: Be an Advocate for Public Health.” Pictured, from left, Eastern Commissioner Justin Sheppard, Rhonda Stumbaugh, Presiding Commissioner Chris Gamm, Kim Gamm, and Western Commissioner Bill Allen.

Presenting The American Revolution

Bowling Green Elementary hosted a special event last week as students provided reports on history. The “Living Museum of the American Revolution” was held on Thursday, March 16. Above, Seth Reid and Olivia Dawson share a smile while in character with their presentation on the Declaration of Independance.

Modern Maturity Senior Center Will Host Fundraiser On March 20

A fund raising event for the Modern Maturity Senior Center in Vandalia on Monday, March 20. The event is to raise money for roof repairs. A luncheon will take place from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. The public is welcome to eat lunch for $7. Take out orders will be […]

Silex Hosts Education Commissioner For ‘Read-In’ Day

It is a very exciting day at Silex R-1. The State Commissioner of Education, Dr. Margie Vandeven and State Supervisor, Jay Reese paid a visit. Dr. Vandeven read “Pete the Cat and the Magic Sunglasses” to the kindergarten to celebrate Missouri’s Read-In Day.

Stroker Sisters Donate Great Horned Owl To Silex Schools

Silex school recently accepted a donation of a Great Horned Owl from Stroker sisters Janet Stroker Dameron Finnerty, Virginia SuzAnne Stroker Paz, and Grace ElizaBeth Stroker McLean. The owl was originally purchased in the 1980s from the Franklin Mint by their aunt Evelyn Johnston. Many will remember Mrs. Finnerty as Mrs. Dameron. Mrs. Finnerty graduated […]

Donors Help Provide New Computers For Bowling Green Elementary Classroom

Melanie Hiles knew her elementary classroom could benefit from adding technology when she came upon an opportunity where Google would match tax-deductible online donations to purchase Chromebooks. “In an ever-increasing time of technology, it’s hard to believe that computers and internet are not something that every student has access to in their lives,” Hiles noted. […]

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