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By Jessica Green CP Intern The sixth annual Bowling Green Arts and Crafts Show drew many artists to Town Hall on Saturday. The judges, Nancy Williams and Dee Antil, came out the night before to evaluate the 44 works of art that were entered in the judged category. Additional artwork was entered in a non-judged category. “Recollections & Musings,” a colored pencil piece by Michael Martin, won Best in
By Greg Glassner CP Correspondent Many Veterans Day events took place around the nation Tuesday. Although some may have been grander in scope, it is doubtful if many were more meaningful than the simple ceremony put on by Caroline Middle School History Club members at the county’s Korean War Memorial. Following the presentation of the colors by the high school ROTC unit, the Pledge of Allegiance led by eighth
By Daniel Sherrier Editor For 31 years, Bowling Green residents trusted Bobby Ketterman with their cars. For the past eight, the sheriff has trusted Ketterman with the Caroline County Courthouse. The transition from repairing automobiles to donning a court deputy’s uniform makes perfect sense when looking at Ketterman’s long resume of serving the public in one manner or another—or several manners at a time. He is president and a
By Sarah Vogelsong CP Reporter During the Blizzard of ’96, most teenagers were concerned with building snowmen and pelting each other with snowballs. But 14-year-old Chip Hartle had something more serious on his mind: fighting fires. Today, 18 years later, Hartle still remembers that blizzard as the backdrop for the first call he ever ran with the fire department, on a day that the temperature dropped to 17 degrees.
An evening of many fond memories of Union High School was enjoyed by 324 former graduates, students, faculty, family members, and friends. They gathered at the Fredericksburg Hospitality House and Conference Center for a reunion of all classes on Saturday, Sept. 27. The theme was “Lessons Learned at Union High.” Union High School, originally established in 1903 as Bowling Green Industrial Academy by the Caroline Sunday School Union, existed continuously
By Sarah Vogelsong CP Reporter In a second-floor classroom at Caroline Middle School last Wednesday, two tables sat next to each other. One, swathed in a colorful tablecloth and filled with platters of food, buzzed with activity. The other, where a plate sat empty and a glass upturned, remained empty throughout the afternoon. That second table was not for those present. Instead, it was laid for those who could
By Daniel Sherrier Editor Nick Schwartz has been teaching at Caroline Middle School for 20 years, and he wouldn’t want to be anywhere else. He said “divine intervention” steered him toward a teaching career. He woke up one morning during his freshman year of high school, and the idea had been planted. “I never really wavered from it,” he added. The Pennsylvania native began substitute teaching up north until