BOWLING GREEN—The Pike County Commission passed a balanced budget Monday that they said reflected a “tight” financial situation but found room for 2 percent raises for county employees.
LOUISIANA—Voices soared through the nave of the First Presbyterian Church of Louisiana Thursday evening when the Bowling Green High School Choir joined the Millikin University Choir at the start of their touring season.
LOUISIANA – For 90 years, Henderson Park provided a stunning view of the soaring arches of the Old Champ Clark Bridge. Now the bridge is gone — but a memorial, made from recovered pieces of the bridge, will allow visitors to the park to remember its history.
JEFFERSON CITY – A winter weather system will enter the state Wednesday morning bringing a potential for a wintry mix of freezing rain, sleet, snow, and rain mixed with snow throughout the day and into Friday. This is a slow-moving front and will produce a variety of precipitation over the n…
A flash flood watch has been called for Pike County Missouri, Pike County Illinois and much of northeast Missouri Friday, the National Weather Service has announced.
You may not be able to step into the same river twice — but if the experience of Missourians is anything to go by, you can be flooded by the same river, over and over and over again. A state report issued last week begins to outline how the state could proceed in the wake of last year’s part…
LOUISIANA – An upcoming event will mark the end of the long process of replacing the Old Champ Clark Bridge — and officially welcome a memorial to the historic structure to the bluffs overlooking the Mississippi.
LOUISIANA – No candidates have filed so far for three seats on Louisiana City Council as of the morning of Tuesday, Jan. 7. They will have until Jan. 21 to do so in advance of the April 10 municipal election, which will feature races for local offices around Pike County.
HANNIBAL – When Tom Batenhorst began his career as a highway designer in the design department at the Missouri Department of Transportation in 1986, he was not given a computer. “Plans were drawn by hand and certain calculations were done on Texas Instruments calculators,” he recalls. He d…
When Scott Ellinger first decided to serve free meals on Thanksgiving six years ago, the idea started small for The Brass Rail restaurant owner.
BOWLING GREEN—A small group of local veterans are looking to help other veterans who might need to talk about their military experiences with those who have faced the same situations.
BOWLING GREEN—At least three people were involved in vandalizing the R-I school campus Christmas Eve, said R-I School Superintendent Matt Frederickson.
For a handful of years now, Bowling Green High School students have spent their final school day before holiday break as a time for giving back to the community. Each year students are afforded multiple service options from which to pick.
EOLIA, Mo.—Pike-Lincoln Technical Center held a needs assessment meeting earlier this month, seeking input from employers looking to hire trained workers in their various fields.
On Wednesday Dec. 11, 2019, Robert Leroy Kemry, 34, of Bowling Green was arrested by the Bowling Green Police for child molestation second degree, and sexual misconduct involving a child.
LOUISIANA – Last week’s meeting of Louisiana City Council provided an opportunity for City Administrator Kelly Henderson to update the Council on the project of the Georgia Street project,
More than $239,000 was distributed today to 55 nonprofit organizations that benefit from a fund designated for them at the Community Foundation Serving West Central Illinois & Northeast Missouri.
Weather permitting, MoDOT will close the following routes in Pike County for culvert work. Please see the dates and locations below. All work will be completed between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. each day.
BOWLING GREEN—The letter of resignation came as a surprise to some, but Kevin Krietemeyer, head coach for Bowling Green’s football team decided he wanted to spend more time with his family.
BOWLING GREEN—The hallway was packed with parents and children as they lined up to meet Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus inside the Pike County Health Department Home Care and Hospice building.
BOWLING GREEN—Sitting in a deer blind, at the top of most hunters’ thoughts most likely would be will I be able to bag a deer this season.
LOUISIANA – Mayor Marvin Brown walked Louisiana’s Rotary Club through the city’s financial situation and the steps city leaders hope will improve it at the club’s regular meeting Thursday.
BOWLING GREEN – The North East Community Action Corporation (NECAC) has been awarded $558,955 to upgrade homes and provide additional emergency services to clients.
BOWLING GREEN—Thomas Wolfe famously wrote the book, “You can’t go home again.” In her life, Jessie Lee Johnson did as she wanted and saw those words from Wolfe as a challenge. Earlier this year, she returned to Bowling Green for a class reunion after a life lived well, enriched by knowledge …
A flurry of roadwork is scheduled to take place in Pike County next week. Weather permitting, MoDOT crews have scheduled culvert replacements on several Pike County routes.
The North East Community Action Corporation (NECAC) has been awarded $558,955 to upgrade homes and provide additional emergency services to clients.
A ribbon-cutting Friday, Nov. 29, marked the recovery of the Clarksville Antique Center, which is almost totally reopened after being hard-hit by floods earlier this year. Owner Angi Grossnickle (far right) will show of the improved facilities at an open house this weekend from 10 a.m.-5 p.m…
VANDALIA – A hoped-for federal grant to widen Hwy. 54 went to other projects in 2019, but supporters of the project committed at a meeting the week before last to keep trying to make it happen.
LOUISIANA – Ahead of a January deadline to submit ballot language, City Council will hold a special meeting Tuesday, Dec. 17, to fine-tune their proposal to voters for a series of property tax increases.
A detective with the Pike County Sheriff's Office issued a press release Wednesday warning about a scam reported by a resident of Pike County.
BOWLING GREEN—Santa Claus came to town and kicked off the holiday season last Friday. Beginning at dusk, the air was crisp and downtown Bowling Green was celebrating with lights, shopping and other activities, such as the “Living Windows” displays in participating businesses.
LOUISIANA – City Council voted at its Monday meeting to add a 25 cent charge to each monthly city water and waste removal bill in order to resume recycling service to Louisiana.
With his mother already homeless, one man journeyed across the state of Missouri between trips in and out of jail looking for a home. Nearby, a woman had been homeless for the past four years, never knowing when she might sleep somewhere with a roof over her.