Local briefs


Church offers free drive-thru dinner

A free drive-thru community meal hosted by First Christian Church of Bowling Green, 875 Haskins Road, will be held Friday from 5-6 p.m.

This meal is offered to anyone who needs a meal. This month’s menu includes baked spaghetti, green beans, fruit cup and a cookie.

The food bag distribution will continue, thanks to the support of St. Thomas More University Parish and the BG Christian Food Pantry. The toiletries pantry will be available again this month thanks to First Presbyterian Church. Participants are also offered a variety of breads and pastries provided by the Bowling Green Christian Food Pantry. Volunteers from the the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints provide event help including the distribution of the food bags and bread/pastries.

Participants need to remain in their car. Volunteers will take their order, hand deliver meal(s) and direct participants to the bread and pastries.

For more information call the church at 419-354-3989.

Kiwanis Club hears from conservationist

The Bowling Green Kiwanis Club will meet on Thursday at the Wood County Senior Center, 140 S Grove St. The public is welcome to attend. The meeting starts at noon and lunch is available starting at 11:30 a.m.

The speaker will be Kelly Copeland, resource conservationist for the Natural Resource Conservation Service.

The Bowling Green Kiwanis Club is dedicated to improving the lives of children in the Bowling Green community. For more information, visit to www.kiwanisbg.org.

Hazards in BG? Rotary Club has presentation

BG Rotary Club speaker on Thursday will be Jim Evans, retired geology professor at Bowling Green State University. His topic will be “Natural Hazards in Bowling Green.”

The club will meet at noon at Bowling Green Country Club.

All Wood County veterans are invited to see if they are eligible for compensation from the Veterans Administration.

Any veteran with a DD-214 and who was Honorably Discharged from military service, should contact Bradner American Legion Post 338 at 419-288-3634. Leave name and phone number for a call back. The service officer will return the call to make an appointment.

Hours of operation are 3 p.m. to close Monday-Thursday and noon to close Saturday and Sunday. You can be a member of other veterans organizations or just a veteran.


Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Light south wind.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. South wind 3 to 6 mph. A slight chance of showers after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Extended: Showers likely, mainly after 1 p.m. Thursday. Cloudy, with a high near 46. Chance of precipitation is 60%. A chance of rain before 1 a.m., then a chance of rain and snow. Cloudy at night, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 50%. A chance of rain and snow showers before 1 p.m. Friday. Cloudy, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Mostly cloudy at night, with a low around 23. Partly sunny Saturday, with a high near 35. Partly cloudy at night, with a low around 24. Partly sunny Sunday, with a high near 39.

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