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All COVID-19 Booster doses will be available at the Pike County Health Department beginning on Wednesday, Oct. 27. The CDC recently released a statement recommending COVID-19 booster shots for certain populations. There are now booster recommendations for all three available COVID-19 vaccine…

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BOWLING GREEN—After a series of delays, Backdoor Brick Oven opened its doors Monday. Well, technically, the doors have been open since Two Scoops, the ice cream parlor the pizza restaurant shares its space with, opened in May.

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The Pike County Health Department is now offering the third dose and booster dose COVID-19 vaccines. Please read the following information carefully. Recently the Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines have been approved for third doses for the moderately to severely immunocompromised. At this…

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LOUISIANA—When Jodie Ries and Tiffanie Kurz started their business—Handmade Harvests—last October they had no idea it would grow so quickly. The popularity of their products, which they were selling at vendor events and online, showed them that they also needed a physical footprint in town.

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BOWLING GREEN—As of Thursday morning, sales of fireworks at the two stands near Bowling Green were a bit slow. Curtis Peak, owner of Peak Fireworks, and McCoy Thompson, operating as TNT Explosives, selling for Powder Monkey Inc. said they had seen slower than usual sales since opening on June 20.

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Within the coming week, the Northeast Correctional Center in Bowling Green, Mo., will be conducting its annual emergency exercise. This exercise will involve staff members from NECC and possibly other law enforcement agencies. As a result, you may see an increase of departmental and law enfo…

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LOUISIANA—More than 40 people—business owners, elected officials and others—gathered in the Elks Lodge here to talk about how to improve their towns. Most everyone from Louisiana agreed that there were too many empty storefronts in town.

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BOWLING GREEN—It may have been the hottest day of the week, but that didn’t stop the staff of the Pike County Health Department from setting up a COVID-19 vaccine clinic in the parking area of the Bowling Green Visitors Center on Friday.

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LOUISIANA—Ryan Cornell, owner of Twin Pike Roastery, is looking to expand his coffee business by becoming a distributor in this area for coffee houses, restaurants and any retail business that sell coffee.

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Drive thru for your Johnson & Johnson (1 dose) COVID-19 Vaccine THIS FRIDAY! No appointment necessary. PCHD will be at the Convention & Visitors Center Bureau Center Park from 3-6 p.m. FREE! Just bring your insurance cards and ID.

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LOUISIANA—From guns and ammo to pens and paper, and some bait thrown in on the side, if that’s what you’re looking for, you have Eagle Outfitters, Eagle Business Products, and 54 Guns Pawn and More, as well as The Fishing Shack available just outside of downtown Louisiana on Hwy. 54.

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Today’s Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine will be replaced with the MODERNA COVID-19 Vaccine because the CDC is planning to pause the administration of the J&J. Those with appointments today will receive the MODERNA vaccine if they wish and will return for a second dose on May 11. T…

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Aloha Wood Fired Pizza is opening Friday, April 16—menu to be posted Monday or Tuesday. It will be firing up its oven this week for surprise deliveries to various businesses around the Bowling Green square. The Aloha trailer sits behind Ink Therapy and Body Piercing and directly across the s…

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LOUISIANA—Louisiana will soon have a new pizza place now that Chad Bowen and his son, Chad Jr., are ready to open the doors on what was once a Pizza Hut restaurant.

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Elisha and Clay Koenig have been part owners of the Realty Shop on Bus. 61 since 2017. Last month on Jan. 29 they bought out the other half and now are the sole owners of RE/MAX Realty Shop. Elisha said that she and Clay are high school sweethearts from Bowling Green High School. They have t…

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