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.
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.
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…
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.
BOWLING GREEN—At least three people were involved in vandalizing the R-I school campus Christmas Eve, said R-I School Superintendent Matt Frederickson.
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.
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.
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.
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,
More than $239,000 was distributed today to 55 nonprofit organizations that benefit from a fund designated for them at the Community Foundation Serving West Central Illinois & Northeast Missouri.
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.
BOWLING GREEN—The letter of resignation came as a surprise to some, but Kevin Krietemeyer, head coach for Bowling Green’s football team decided he wanted to spend more time with his family.
BOWLING GREEN—The hallway was packed with parents and children as they lined up to meet Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus inside the Pike County Health Department Home Care and Hospice building.
BOWLING GREEN—Sitting in a deer blind, at the top of most hunters’ thoughts most likely would be will I be able to bag a deer this season.
LOUISIANA – Mayor Marvin Brown walked Louisiana’s Rotary Club through the city’s financial situation and the steps city leaders hope will improve it at the club’s regular meeting Thursday.
BOWLING GREEN – The North East Community Action Corporation (NECAC) has been awarded $558,955 to upgrade homes and provide additional emergency services to clients.
BOWLING GREEN—Thomas Wolfe famously wrote the book, “You can’t go home again.” In her life, Jessie Lee Johnson did as she wanted and saw those words from Wolfe as a challenge. Earlier this year, she returned to Bowling Green for a class reunion after a life lived well, enriched by knowledge …
A flurry of roadwork is scheduled to take place in Pike County next week. Weather permitting, MoDOT crews have scheduled culvert replacements on several Pike County routes.
The North East Community Action Corporation (NECAC) has been awarded $558,955 to upgrade homes and provide additional emergency services to clients.
VANDALIA – A hoped-for federal grant to widen Hwy. 54 went to other projects in 2019, but supporters of the project committed at a meeting the week before last to keep trying to make it happen.
LOUISIANA – Ahead of a January deadline to submit ballot language, City Council will hold a special meeting Tuesday, Dec. 17, to fine-tune their proposal to voters for a series of property tax increases.
BOWLING GREEN—Santa Claus came to town and kicked off the holiday season last Friday. Beginning at dusk, the air was crisp and downtown Bowling Green was celebrating with lights, shopping and other activities, such as the “Living Windows” displays in participating businesses.
LOUISIANA – City Council voted at its Monday meeting to add a 25 cent charge to each monthly city water and waste removal bill in order to resume recycling service to Louisiana.
With his mother already homeless, one man journeyed across the state of Missouri between trips in and out of jail looking for a home. Nearby, a woman had been homeless for the past four years, never knowing when she might sleep somewhere with a roof over her.
BOWLING GREEN—Some may say that the Christmas season starts too early, and it seems like it gets earlier every year. But for the Teasley family, it’s a necessity.
BOWLING GREEN—Before opening a new facility here in Bowing Green, DCI’s dialysis clinic operated out of smaller quarters in the Louisiana hospital.
LOUISIANA – Volunteers worked away in the First Christian Church of Louisiana the evening of Saturday, Oct. 26, building an imposing wall of shoeboxes. Each brick in that wall contained school supplies, toys and hygiene products — in short, a package of Christmas cheer, ready to be dispatch…
LOUISIANA – Last Tuesday’s City Council meeting returned to the question of an independent parks board for Louisiana — one of a series of proposals that Council Finance Chair Susan Fregeau introduced in an effort to create new streams of revenue to support city services.
LOUISIANA – The two remaining spans of the Old Champ Clark Bridge splashed into the Mississippi Monday afternoon, blown to pieces in one of the last steps toward the bridge's complete obliteration.
BOWLING GREEN—Wind-whipped snow slashed at them sideways, but these men faced worse. They stood tall and strong on Bowling Green’s town square to honor those veterans who fought for the freedoms all U.S. citizens hold dear.
BOWLING GREEN—It was a brisk, chilly morning Friday when the Pike County Health Department and Hospice held its fourth annual flag dedication ceremony and salute to veterans.
BOWLING GREEN—Two youngsters shivering in the cold holding an ineffectual umbrella in a blowing snowstorm immediately showed the commitment the Bowling Green Middle School had to its program to honor veterans Monday.
The Missouri Department of Transportation has announced the planned date for the implosion of the last two spans of the Champ Clark Bridge.