BOWLING GREEN—The Cancer Memorial Park board decided recently to make the annual Memorial Day Service a virtual service. They are going to post the service live to their Facebook page Monday, May 25 starting at 9 a.m.
BOWLING GREEN—It’s been just a little more than a year since a young life ended in a tragic car crash. And during that year, Kaleo Dade’s family has learned how much this community cared and still cares about them and Kaleo.
JEFFERSON CITY—During Monday’s COVID-19 briefing, Gov. Mike Parson announced the first phase of the “Show Me Strong Recovery” Plan outlining how Missouri will gradually begin to reopen economic and social activity on Monday, May 4, 2020.
Pike County has now seen evidence of community spread of COVID-19 in two cases. Community spread means people have been infected in an area, such as a county, including some who are not sure how or where they became infected. Pike County Health Department staff has begun contact investigatio…
JEFFERSON CITY—In his news conference Monday, Gov. Mike Parson said he was cautiously optimistic about reopening the state using a phased approach starting in May.
Editor's note: Since this story was published, it was learned that of the six positive cases of coronavirus in Pike County, all six have recovered.
LOUISIANA—Mayor Marvin Brown sent out a note to the citizens of Louisiana notifying them that the spouse of a city worker had tested positive for COVID-19, and City Hall staff were taking steps to mitigate exposure.
Kansas City, Mo.—Federal agencies are working together to help the State of Missouri expand medical capacity, in case of a surge in COVID-19 patients in coming days and weeks.
Says state's aggressive actions to combat COVID-19 are working
Bowling Green—A stay-home order issued by the Pike County Health Department the afternoon of Friday, April 3, aims to “ensure that the maximum number of people stay at home to slow the spread of COVID-19 within Pike County while enabling essential services to continue.”
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A stay-home order issued by the Pike County Health Department the afternoon of Friday, April 3, aims to "ensure that the maximum number of people stay at home to slow the spread of COVID-19 within Pike County while enabling essential services to continue."
Second case of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Pike County, Missouri (from the Pike County Health Department)
BOWLING GREEN—With the number of reported COVID-19 cases in Pike County now at one as of Sunday, the Bowling Green City Council decided to enact some measures to try and keep the number of infected low.
The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service announced on Monday, March 30, that distribution of economic impact payments will begin in the next three weeks and will be distributed automatically, with no action required for most people. However, some seniors and others who typica…
CLARKSVILLE – To make hand sanitizer you need, first of all, alcohol. Then you’ll want something to make the alcohol thicken into a gel — like, say carbomer. Add glycerin to cut the harshness. At Bee Naturals in Clarksville they then add lavender and sweet orange essential oils for their aro…
JEFFERSON CITY—As the COVID-19 crisis continues, Gov. Mike Parson and his administration are taking steps each day to respond accordingly and protect the health and well-being of Missourians.
ST. LOUIS – Ameren Missouri has created a new energy assistance program in partnership with United Way of Greater St. Louis to offer $500,000 in income relief energy assistance funds for its electric and gas customers across Missouri who are experiencing a hardship with reduced hours or a jo…
QUINCY, ILL. – The Community Foundation Serving West Central Illinois & Northeast Missouri have created a COVID-19 Nonprofit Emergency Response Fund to direct resources to regional community-based organizations responding to and impacted by the current COVID-19 public health crisis.
BOWLING GREEN – The not-for-profit North East Community Action Corporation (NECAC) is making sure disadvantaged people still have access to utility assistance despite the COVID-19 virus outbreak.