BOWLING GREEN—Wind-whipped snow slashed at them sideways, but these men faced worse. They stood tall and strong on Bowling Green’s town square to honor those veterans who fought for the freedoms all U.S. citizens hold dear.
BOWLING GREEN—It was a brisk, chilly morning Friday when the Pike County Health Department and Hospice held its fourth annual flag dedication ceremony and salute to veterans.
BOWLING GREEN—Two youngsters shivering in the cold holding an ineffectual umbrella in a blowing snowstorm immediately showed the commitment the Bowling Green Middle School had to its program to honor veterans Monday.
The Missouri Department of Transportation has announced the planned date for the implosion of the last two spans of the Champ Clark Bridge.
The not-for-profit North East Community Action Corporation (NECAC) is seeking applications from income-qualifying residents of Pike County for its home weatherization program.
Weather permitting, MoDOT crews will be doing bridge maintenance on two routes in Pike County in the coming weeks. Please see below for locations and details.
The not-for-profit North East Community Action Corporation (NECAC) has promoted Andy Orf of Bowling Green from maintenance technician to a construction supervisor for the NECAC Self-Help Housing Home Rehabilitation program.
Louisiana Public Library will not operate Wednesday sand Saturdays due to a temporary staffing shortage. The decision was made at the Oct. 14 meeting of the Library Board.
CLARKSVILLE – Another enterprise was formally welcomed to Clarksville’s suddenly seemingly crowded business district Saturday: a small coffee shop on Howard Street, brewing coffee with a sense of mission.
Jefferey Miller of Louisiana was involved in a wreck in the early morning of Wednesday, Oct. 31, according to a report by the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
The span of the old Champ Clark Bridge nearest Louisiana will be taken apart starting next week, the latest stage in the demolition of the bridge. Two spans on the
Representatives of Louisiana Community Betterment were in attendance as Missouri Community Betterment (MCB) honored 13 communities, five youth groups and 9 community leaders at their 56th Annual Conference held in Mexico, Mo. on Oct. 14.
From Tuesday, Nov. 12 through Thursday, Nov. 14 MoDOT will be doing bridge maintenance on the bridge on Missouri Rte. 161 over U.S. 61. The road will be reduced to one lane traffic from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. beginning one quarter mile before and one quarter mile after the bridge in each direction…
Workers in northeast Missouri are graying, and less credentialed than other parts of the state, according to a recently released report.
LOUISIANA – City Council saw a fleshed-out set of proposed property tax increases at their meeting Monday. Together, the proposed levy would dedicate new funds to the city’s parks, cemetery and library, in the hope that it will relieve pressure from those line items on the city’s balance she…
“People can be so cruel,” said my friend. “It’s like they take some twisted pleasure in saying or doing something that will make someone suffer. If God is really so good, why does he allow that?”
BOWLING GREEN – Champ Clark Honey Shuck Restoration Inc. held their annual banquet and meeting — styled a “Salute to Veterans” — in honor of Bennett Clark and the American Legion Thursday, Oct. 24 at the historic Honey Shuck house.
Louisiana Community Betterment Association was pleased to present checks totaling $1,200 to the Louisiana Police Dept., Louisiana Fire Dept. and the Pike County Memorial Hospital EMS on Thursday, Oct. 25. Each department received a check for $400. These donations were the results of the dem…
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced that firewood cutting for personal use will be allowed by permit on designated areas of Mark Twain Lake. The cutting period will begin on Oct. 28 and continue through Feb. 9.
The Louisiana Area Historical Museum will feature an outstanding speaker for its annual fall dinner to be held on Thursday, Nov. 14 at American Legion Post 370 at 420 Kelly Lane.
BOWLING GREEN – The 12-county area not-for-profit North East Community Action Corporation (NECAC) 36-member Board of Directors held its Annual Meeting and Installation of Officers and Directors Dinner on Oct. 22 at the Church of the Nazarene Fellowship Hall in Bowling Green.
BOWLING GREEN – An “Honor Flight” fundraiser will be held on Friday, Oct. 18 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Bowling Green High School Cafeteria. The meal will consist of spaghetti, salad, bread, dessert and drink.
Due to high winds over the last few days creating unsafe working conditions to prepare for the historic Champ Clark Bridge demolition, the time for the first blast has been move to a window between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Friday, October 18, MoDOT announced Thursday.
CLARKSVILLE – As he prepared his remarks honoring long-time fire-fighter Joe Mabry, Assistant Fire Chief Randy Lovell struggled to find the exact year Mabry first signed up Clarksville’s volunteer fire department.
Louisiana will host more than 100 county officials tomorrow as Pike County takes its turn hosting northeast Missouri's county clerks and commissioners.
Don’t panic — barring some unexpected disaster, the emergency responders swarming around Louisiana High School Thursday morning are no cause for alarm.
The Missouri Department of Transportation has announced a tentative schedule for the demolition of the Champ Clark Bridge. Their press release is copied below. Local organizations are still selling opportunities to press the button — find the details here.
The Buffalo Township United Fund hosted its annual farm-to-table dinner last Friday, part of its efforts to raise money in support of good causes around Louisiana.
FRANKFORD – Republicans of Pike County held their annual Lincoln-Reagan Day fundraiser on Oct. 4 at the Outer Road Event Center in Frankford. Attendees enjoyed a light buffet while visiting with officials and those aspiring to run for office. They also vied for door prizes. Trump flags, yard…
LOUISIANA – The Pike County Oats group held their regular meeting at the Louisiana Nutrition Center on Wednesday, Sept. 25. They ate their picnic meal inside because of the weather report.
LOUISIANA – The Louisiana Community Betterment Association is excited to announce that you could be the person to push the button to detonate the explosion of the old Champ Clark bridge in Louisiana.
CLARKSVILLE – A federal grant of nearly $700,000 announced Friday should accomplish the engineering report needed to get a portable floodwall in place in Clarksville.