Bowling Green High School recently had two students test positive for COVID-19, which has resulted in many more students being quarantined, the school reported. Out of an abundance of caution, the high school will return to mandatory mask wearing on Monday, April 26.
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…
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…
The Pike County Health Department will be hosting a Johnson & Johnson (1 dose) COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic on Tuesday, April 13, at the Church of the Nazarene at 807 S. Court Street in Bowling Green from 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. All Missouri residents 18 and over are eligible to receive the vac…
More than a dozen local businesses have teamed up for a daylong sales event here in Bowling Green. The Hoppy Shopping in the Green runs today from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Buying the family farm prompted the move to Missouri
WASHINGTON (AP) — Marking a year of loss and disruption, President Joe Biden on Thursday signed into law the $1.9 trillion relief package that he said will help the U.S. defeat the coronavirus and nurse the economy back to health.
Beginning at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 19, 2021 the Pike County Health Department will be accepting appointments for all upcoming COVID-19 Vaccine clinics online or by calling 573-324-2111.
In his Thursday briefing, Gov. Mike Parson said that because of Missouri’s balanced approach to fighting the pandemic, the state is on the right path.
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…
Last Thursday, Bibb-Veach Funeral Homes LLC in Bowling Green and Silex received licensure by the Missouri State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors to operate a licensed crematory and is now operating under the name Bibb-Veach Funeral Homes and Crematory LLC after having completed a rou…
Anne’s Anchor to take ownership of house on W. Locust
With more than 1,000 people pre-registered for the COVID-19 vaccine, the Pike County Health Department will be temporarily closing its pre-registration list as of Friday, Feb. 5 at 4:30 p.m. PCHD said it would continue to work down this list to start booking appointments for vaccine clinics…
BOWLING GREEN—The buildings around the city’s square look remarkably similar to when they were first constructed. Business names have changed over the years, but one—the Bowling Green Pharmacy—has been a steady operation in the building on the west side of the square.
The Pike County Health Department said it would be opening up pre-registration for the COVID-19 Vaccine Wednesday, Feb. 3 at 9 a.m.
JEFFERSON CITY—To help maximize vaccinations in the state’s newly announced expanded categories, the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Missouri Hospital Association have partnered to connect business and health care professionals to information about the COVID-19 vaccination proc…
Pandemic requires measures to slow the spread of the virus
BOWLING GREEN—Craig Burnett co-owner of Forever Primitives and Luncheonette was working on expanding his business to provide more floor space for dine-in customers when he discovered an old second of wall that had numerous signatures on it.
Downtown business chalet a stepping stone
Local family starts D-Stop Auto & Diesel
As community transmission cases in Pike County continue to increase, it is becoming more difficult for healthcare providers to contact positive cases the same day results are received. PCHD has made some changes within its calling procedures to help streamline and make their necessary calls …
JEFFERSON CITY—Yesterday, Gov. Mike Parson and First Lady Teresa Parson both tested positive for COVID-19. The first lady was tested Wednesday morning after experiencing mild symptoms. Although the governor was not experiencing any symptoms, he was tested as well and received a positive resu…
The game is at Oak Grove High School. Kickoff is set for 6:30 pm.
Football game against Van-Far this Friday has been canceled
Pike County, MO—The Pike County Health Department transitioned to a new state reporting system last week. As part of that PCHD it added more data on its county dashboard because of an increase in Rapid Antigen testing in the area.
Pike County, MO—The Pike County Health Department was notified that there had been public exposure to COVID-19 at the Pike County Fair, which ran from July 28 to Aug. 1. Through its investigations, PCHD has identified three confirmed cases with multiple symptomatic cases.
The Bowling Green Parks and Recreation board said it was “saddened” that it “had to postpone the Rhythm in the Park event at this time. Because of the rising number of COVID-19 cases in Pike County the City of Bowling Green has determined that it would be in the best interest of the public t…
Pike County, MO – The Pike County Health Department was notified of a public exposure to COVID-19 at Izola’s Place in Louisiana, Mo.
Daily health screenings and masks are part of the plan
LOUISIANA—Recently, families for Louisiana RII schools received a back to school plan for when the school district would bring students back for the fall season.
CLARKSVILLE—The school district’s administrative team and a group of stakeholders got together as a focus group to decide on the re-entry process for the students and staff of the Clopton R-III school system.
The State of Missouri has allocated $4 million from its Coronavirus Relief Fund to support Sheltered Workshops across the state. The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education would create grant programs to distribute these funds to workshops to lessen the impact the COVID-19 pandemic …
Americans are increasingly adopting the use of cloth face masks to slow the spread of COVID-19, and the latest science may convince even more to do so.
Surge in positive COVID-19 cases came from a backlog of tests
PIKE COUNTY, Mo.—Pike County was chosen as one of the National Guard and Department of Health and Senior Services testing sites for the numerous drive-thru COVID-19 testing events that were organized.
Health Department and Missouri National Guard team up
PIKE COUNTY, Mo.—The Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services and Missouri National Guard will perform drive-through community testing for COVID-19 at the Pike County Fairgrounds Friday June 19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
BOWLING GREEN—Principal Scott Mullins sent out a note late Thursday to everyone who attended the Bowling Green High School graduation ceremony on Friday, June 5.
BOWLING GREEN—After learning that Gov. Mike Parson authorized the opening of municipal pools, the Bowling Green City Council gave the OK to open the city’s pool next week.
- Flag is to honor local first responders and hospital staff
- Taking the open approach
- Cancer Memorial Park will hold virtual Memorial Day Service
- Pike County works to allay voting safety concerns
- PCHD reports first COVID-19 death
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- Parson announces first phase of ‘Show Me Strong’ plan
- School Board considers graduation, prom plans
- Community spread of COVID-19 in Pike County
- Parson confident state can start opening up in May
- Pike County sees success in slowing the spread of COVID-19
- Louisiana mayor urges people to stay home after spouse of city employee tests positive for COVID-19
- Work underway in Missouri to expand medical capacity
- Gov. Parson orders Missouri schools to remain closed for the remainer of the academic year
- What’s in Pike County’s stay-home order?
- Live updates and resources: second case confirmed in Pike County
- Stay-home order issued by health department
- PCHD to issue stay-at-home order; close non-essential businesses
- Bowling Green City Council strives to slow the spread of COVID-19
- Fraud surrounding COVID-19 is increasing
- Details released on $1200 stimulus payments
- Bowling Green closes city park playgrounds
- Chance encounter gives Clarksville's Bee Naturals a chance to help
- Gov. Parson works to protect Missouri’s citizens and workers impacted by COVID-19
- Ameren suspends disconnections, opens $500,000 relief program
- Help available for area non-profits dealing with COVID-19 crisis
- Utilities help still available during COVID-19 crisis