Jefferson City, MO –Missouri State Treasurer Scott Fitzpatrick is reminding Missourians to take advantage of the back-to-school sales tax holiday this weekend, beginning Friday, Aug. 7 and ending Sunday, Aug. 9. This annual event exempts certain back to school purchases including clothing, c…
LOUISIANA—Recently, families for Louisiana RII schools received a back to school plan for when the school district would bring students back for the fall season.
CLARKSVILLE—The school district’s administrative team and a group of stakeholders got together as a focus group to decide on the re-entry process for the students and staff of the Clopton R-III school system.
BOWLING GREEN—Five members of the Bowling Green R-I School system were recognized for their years of service to the community and the schools during the Bowling Green School Board meeting last Tuesday.
LOUISIANA—They came in twos and threes, sometimes in groups slightly larger. The 2020 graduating class of Louisiana High School pulled into the school’s parking lot a little before 2 p.m. on Saturday and prepared for a parade through town to mark their transition as graduating seniors.
BOWLING GREEN—It wasn’t quite the graduation ceremony they wanted, but the 2020 Bowling Green High School seniors got quite a send off on Saturday.
BOWLING GREEN—During the school board meeting in mid-April, Bowling Green R-1 School Superintendent Matt Frederickson thanked the board for their frugalness when it came to the school budget, because it set the school system up for success in the coming academic years.
BOWLING GREEN—Three positions on the school board were up for election this year said, President Bob Kirkpatrick. All three of the incumbents agreed to serve on the board again for another year. They are: Roger Colebert, Holly Delgman and Kirkpatrick.
BOWLING GREEN—Although the parking lot parade had to be cancelled because of rain, the storm cleared just in time to allow Bowling Green High School seniors to swing by the school to pick up their caps and gowns.
COLUMBIA, Mo.—University of Missouri and the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service said they would postpone their annual series of management-intensive grazing schools in 2020 because of safety concerns about COVID-19.
Bowling Green—A stay-home order issued by the Pike County Health Department the afternoon of Friday, April 3, aims to “ensure that the maximum number of people stay at home to slow the spread of COVID-19 within Pike County while enabling essential services to continue.”
I pulled into Bowling Green at around 3:30 p.m. Saturday having just done a photo shoot out at the Bowling Green Reservoir. I wanted to document some of the vandalism that was done out there. Mostly the damage was spray painting. You would think after the invention of the written word more t…
BOWLING GREEN—In a message to parents, Bowling Green School Superintendent Matt Frederickson said that after the Pike County superintendents met virtually with the Pike County Health Department, all Pike County schools would remain closed past May 1. Most of them had been scheduled to resume…
BOWLING GREEN—With the school currently shutdown, Bowling Green R-1 School Athletic Director Matt Chance, said so are the spring athletic competitions.
The Pike County Health Department recognizes the concern of others during this coronavirus pandemic and want to make sure our citizens are well informed and prepared. On March 16, 2020 President Trump issued new guidelines to help protect Americans during the coronavirus pandemic. This ini…
The World Day of Prayer — a yearly occasion for prayer, community and charity crossing national borders — was celebrated at two locations in Pike County last week: at Elmwood Community Church in Louisiana on Friday, March 6 and Bethel A.M.E. Church in Paynesville on Saturday, March 7. Both s…
MONTGOMERY CITY – The Louisiana Junior Varsity Quizbowl team competed in the Montgomery County High School JV Tournament on Monday, March 2. The Bulldogs were 2-2 with wins over Mark Twain A (270-190) and Mark Twain B (240-90) and losses to Clopton (160-490) and Montgomery County (150-270).
LOUISIANA – Pike County Memorial Hospital will begin installing loop monitors on-site sometime in March, the PCMH board was told at its Thursday, Feb. 27 meeting.
LOUISIANA – During a brief presentation at the Louisiana R-II school district building, Stephen Hunter, assistant superintendent for Bowling Green R-I school district and Todd Smith, superintendent for Louisiana R-II school district each received a check from Chadwick Dowell for $3,450.
LOUISIANA – Public health officials are taking steps to prepare Pike County for possible cases of COVID-19, a new strain of coronavirus spreading around the world from its origin point in Wuhan, China.
BOWLING GREEN – Shortness of breath. A fainting spell. Giving birth. In many of the situations in which Pike County residents call 911, a prompt and efficient exchange of information with the dispatcher can be a life-saver.
LOUISIANA – Bingo fanatics absolutely crammed into the American Legion the night of Saturday, Feb. 22 for a chance to fill those rows and columns — and to help pay off student lunch debt at Pike County schools.
Louisiana – Women, men, and children in more than 170 countries and regions — and in Louisiana, Missouri — will celebrate the World Day of Prayer on Friday, March 6. This year, the women of the WDP Committee of Zimbabwe call us to worship considering the words “Rise! Take Your Mat and Walk.…
LOUISIANA – Although the weather was questionable, there was a good turn out for the Pike Safe Neighborhoods Supper and Concealed Carry Refresher fundraiser on Saturday, Jan. 18.
EOLIA – Annie N. Rudd, who recently celebrated her 107th birthday, was born in 1913 in Prairieville, Mo., which was located outside of Eolia. Her mother, Mrs. Lula Bell Thomas, was a seamstress and a stay-at-home mom. Frederick Thomas, her father, worked on farms in the area. She was the sec…
A group of locals plans to tour Tunica and Memphis, Tenn. between July 6 and June 10. For information, contact Joanne Hammuck at 573-847-2266, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Virginia Starks at 573-253-3109.