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Six projects mostly based in Pike County found a place in a plan for infrastructure investments from 2020 through 2024 approved by the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission last week.

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HANNIBAL – More than 50 people gathered at the Quality Inn & Suites in Hannibal to talk about their concerns with flooding, sediment and drought management along the Upper Mississippi River.

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HANNIBAL – Several roads will be closed in Pike County in coming weeks to accommodate repair work, the Missouri Department of Transportation has announced.

BOWLING GREEN – A 22-year-old man died last week at Northeast Correctional Center in Bowling Green.

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Bowling Green—Even with heavy storm clouds brewing on the horizon, nothing could dim Curtis Peak’s smile while he tended to his fireworks stand just outside Bowling Green’s city limits July 4.

LOUISIANA – Members of  Pike County chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution will assist in digitizing information for Riverview Cemetery in Louisiana. Cindy Blaylock, chair of the Cemetery Improvement project, presented the work done by Charity Lesley in l…

ANNADA – The last flood-related closure on Route 79 between Hannibal and St. Charles was lifted Friday. The road has been closed for long periods since the river first rose in March. A section of road between Clarksville and Annada was the last to re-open.

Bowling Green—With school out and the hot weather baking the ground, there is new trouble afoot, or more accurately, the same old trouble making a comeback—vandalism.

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The Bowlinbggreentimes.com and the Louisianapressjournal.com websites are no more. Starting Tuesday, June 25, online visitors were redirected to Pikecountynews.com, an online partnership of the Bowling Green Times and the Louisiana Press-Journal.

DURHAM, MO – A vehicle crash Sunday before last in Lewis County left a Pike County man with minor injuries, according to a report filed by the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

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LOUISIANA – The date for the dedication of the new Champ Clark Bridge in Louisiana has been set for August 3, the Missouri Department of Transportation announced today.

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Louisiana –  Deciding not to nix Colorfest for 2019 turned out to be more-or-less the easiest question on the table at a meeting of concerned citizens on Thursday.

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LOUISIANA – A thin rivulet connected the pools of water on either side of Route 79 in south Louisiana Monday morning, Only a few weeks ago, the area between Noix Creek had been comprehensively swamped, leaving blocks of 79 inside the city limits underwater.

Bowling Green Mayor Don Hunter, Louisiana Community Betterment Association Chairperson Diana Huckstep, Clarksville Mayor Jo Anne Smiley and Buffalo Township United Fund President Walter Logan listen to Community Foundation Development and Outreach Director Catherine Bocke Meckes. Photo by Ad…

“We had people waiting for chicken because we couldn’t get them out fast enough,” Wood said.

CLARKSVILLE – Its cold, and damp, comfort, but the worst days yet of an already wet flood season failed to break all-time records in Pike County.