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Winter semi-formal provides funds for charity

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BOWLING GREEN—Local entrepreneurs will soon have the opportunity to set up shop close to the square in downtown Bowling Green as soon as the first chalet is completed and placed on the lot that fronts S. Court Street next to MASH.

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LOUISIANA – Republicans of Pike County met Feb. 6 at 6:30 at Faith Baptist Church for their monthly meeting.  President Kathy Gamm welcomed everyone.  The invocation was by Bill Allen followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.  Everyone enjoyed a carry-in meal.

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BOWLING GREEN – North East Community Action Corporation (NECAC) President and Chief Executive Officer Don Patrick has announced the hiring of Ginger Ingram of Bowling Green as the agency’s emergency services coordinator.

LOUISIANA – Louisiana Fire Department Chief Philip Quattrocchi closed his report to City Council Monday, Jan. 27, by indicating his support for efforts to turn the city-run fire department into an independent fire protection district.

LOUISIANA – The Louisiana Chamber of Commerce is once again awarding an individual with the honor of being the Louisiana's Outstanding Citizen of the Year. This year the award will be presented Thursday, April 2, at the Annual Chamber Banquet. Deadline for submitting nominations  is 3 p.m. o…

BOWLING GREEN– A program to discuss Missouri’s complicated fence law will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 12 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.  The meeting will be at the Pike County Courthouse Annex in Bowling Green. There is a fee for this meeting that covers the cost of program and materials. Pre-registr…

TROY, MO. – Cuivre River Electric Cooperative (CREC) will begin offering a training course to local first responders on electrical hazards that can occur when vehicles strike poles of overhead power lines. Fire, law enforcement and ambulance departments/districts within the cooperative’s ser…

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Just as with today’s impeachment of President Donald Trump, efforts to sway opinion were strong as Pike County legislator John Brooks Henderson witnessed the 1868 campaign to oust President Andrew Johnson.

The Louisiana Chamber of Commerce is once again awarding an individual with the honor of being the Louisiana's Outstanding Citizen of the Year. This year the award will be presented Thursday, April 2, at the Annual Chamber Banquet. Deadline for submitting nominations  is 3 p.m. on Feb. 28.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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.

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BOWLING GREEN—At least three people were involved in vandalizing the R-I school campus Christmas Eve, said R-I School Superintendent Matt Frederickson.

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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.

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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.

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RAEFORD, N.C.—The wind zipping through your suspension lines at 95 mph, 4 feet off the ground, sounds like a jet engine, said Greg Windmiller.

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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.

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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,

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.

Crossroads General Store and about 50 volunteers came together on Sunday to provide a Christmas dinner for all those who wanted one