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BOWLING GREEN – The Pike County Health Department inspects food sellers every four to six months to make sure they are following rules made to prevent the spread of food-borne illnesses. These establishments all passed inspection with no major violations for the month of August: Lucky Star B…

LOUISIANA – The Louisiana Community Food Pantry has worked hard to assist area families with their nutritional needs during the months of April, May, and June. Approximately 1,755 families have been served for a total of 4,690 individuals. Over 14,742 pounds of measured groceries and meat ha…

BOWLING GREEN – The board of the Cancer Memorial Park announced the first Celebration of Life event to be held in Bowling Green on the evening of Friday, Sept. 13. The event will include a dinner for cancer survivors hosted by the First Presbyterian Church of Bowling Green and a luminary ser…

LOUISIANA – Hospital patients are used to wearing identifying wristbands. Now, PCMH Hospital patients who have served in the military will also receive a band of another kind: one honoring their service to the country.

Mackenzie Barr plays with Pheobe the dog after the morning’s programming ended. photo by Adam Thorp

Sgt. Corey Anderson, of the Louisiana Police Department, fixes patties as part of the department’s Pancake and Sausage Day fundraiser March 9. A good crowd braved rainy weather to attend the event at American Legion Post No. 370. Proceeds will be used to buy police equipment. (submitted photo)

Front: Helen Mustell, Candy Rule (YMCA staff), Back Row: Robert Mustell, Chuck Tophinke (Twenty-first Century Community Learning Center staff), Denise Ash (Learning Center staff), YMCA Interim Executive Director Kara Viorel, Kelly Hakenwerth (YMCA staff), Beth Graves (YMCA Staff), Noveta She…

The Louisiana Community Food Pantry ended 2018 having assisted over five thousand families (13,255 individuals) throughout the year for a total measured 47,000 pounds of food distributed not counting  holiday turkeys, chickens, and hams.

This year’s Rise and Shine Heat Up St. Louis fundraiser is from 6-10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 15, at Hardee’s locations in Bowling Green and Louisiana.

The Louisiana Community Betterment Assoc. is sponsoring the 4th Annual Photo Contest and Exhibition on February 23, 2019. The Photo Exhibition will be held at the Twin Pike YMCA, second floor beginning at 4:00 p.m. and will run until 6:30 p.m.

The Clarksville Memorial VFW Post 4610 and Auxiliary held their regular meeting with Commander Herbert Everett and President Mary Tarpein Presiding, with several members attending for Post and Auxiliary.

According to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services radon is a colorless, odorless and tasteless gas that is produced by the natural breakdown of uranium in rocks and soils. “Radon becomes a problem for people when that breakdown continues to occur inside buildings and people …

The American Heart Association recently launched #NoMOHeartDisease, a year-long initiative created to increase awareness and reduce the prevalence of heart disease in Missouri. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in Missouri, taking the lives of 14,000 Missourians each year.

The Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans’ Hospital and the Columbia Vet Center are teaming up to provide area veterans with services such as Veterans Health Administration enrollment and counseling for post-traumatic stress disorder and military sexual trauma.

The Louisiana Lions Club will give up to 100 free eye screenings during Louisiana Country Colorfest. The first-come, first-served event will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Pike Pioneers Senior Center, 521 Georgia Street. It is being co-sponsored by the office of …

The Louisiana Community Betterment Association is now taking applications for new LCBA Youth Group members.