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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.

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Royalty chosen during Louisiana High School Courtwarming

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Because of inclement weather, the Bowling Green Times and the Louisiana Press-Journal might be delayed until Thursday.

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Missouri Route J in Ralls County between U.S. Route 36 and Missouri 19 is closed because of winter weather and several incidents involving tractor trailers. The Missouri State Highway Patrol has discouraged any travel today. The snow is still falling in many parts of the state, as well as bl…

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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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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…

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Light snow and freezing drizzle create slippery Monday commute

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The Board of Directors of Community State Bank of Missouri announced that Barbie Gamm and Bridgette Reuther have been promoted to vice-presidents and Brittany Henke has been promoted to assistant branch manager, as well as Megan Ginnings was promoted to loan support officer.

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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.

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BOWLING GREEN—The recent improvements made to the Bowling Green Municipal Airport will now allow for twin-engine aircraft use of the facility. Saturday, members of Bowling Green’s Chamber of Commerce and members of the airport board, as well as a CMA engineer, attended a ribbon cutting cerem…

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CLARKSVILLE—Between the JV and varsity basketball games here Friday night, the courtwarming court was named and the king and queen picked.

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SSM Health and Noble Health announced the signing of a definitive agreement to transfer ownership of SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital-Audrain to Noble Health.

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Although the annual Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet was canceled because of the COVID-19 virus, the Chamber still awarded the annual recognitions given to individuals and businesses in our city. Members of the Chamber distributed the awards to the various recipients at their places of bus…

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Rhonda Stumbaugh, administrator for the Pike County Health Department and Home Health and Hospice, was recently named Citizen of the Year for Bowling Green.

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JEFFERSON CITY–A winter storm with accumulating snow and high winds will make driving hazardous starting around midnight and continuing most of the day on Friday, affecting both morning and evening commutes. Forecast snow totals vary with the possibility of blizzard conditions in the northwe…

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LOUISIANA—The Rev. Randall Cone from the Ministerial Alliance was honored by the people of Louisiana for all his contributions to the community during the Louisiana Chamber of Commerce luncheon Monday.

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BOWLING GREEN—There are several boxes around town that have free food items for people in need. Out in front of Pawsitively Pampered Pets along W. Main Street there is now a Pet Pantry—a box for our furry and feathered friends.

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County officials elected in November are sworn in during ceremony at the Pike County Courthouse. Judge Milan Berry, not pictured, had the group raise their right hands and swear to uphold the constitution and the laws of the state. Pictured from left to right are Coroner Chris Stark, Lori Fu…

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Editor’s note: The following news analysis was submitted by award-winning journalist, author and public relations professional Brent Engel of Louisiana 

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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.

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Tara Jones, left, and Rose Hilburn, right, sit with Santa Claus (Ross Keiser) during one of his breaks at the Steamboat Bistro on 3rd. The restaurant was hosing a Christmas Open House on Sunday. Photos by Stan Schwartz

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Even with the massive reconstruction of Georgia Street and the COVID-19, Louisiana, Mo., stepped up to celebrate the holidays in grand fashion. The Louisiana Community Betterment Association sponsored its yearly Christmas Decorating Contest for residents and businesses. There is a first, sec…

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BOWLING GREEN—Members of the Louisiana Elks Lodge came to the Walmart in Bowling Green last week to help those in need by using money from George Trimble trust fund to buy clothing for children.

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LOUISIANA—During the Louisiana City Council’s meeting Monday night, Louisiana Police Captain Will Jones was selected as the city’s new police chief.

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About eight or nine years ago, after Mark Daniels returned to his Missouri roots from spending some time in Guatemala. He would hear from the people he helped that he should write a book or have a movie made about his life.

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The DAR youth citizenship award program was designed to offer a concrete tangible plan for training in American citizenship.

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Thanksgiving dinner at Louisiana church takes on new look

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BOWLING GREEN—Tallgrass Energy, with offices in Lakewood, Colo., recently donated a 4-Gas Monitor to Pike County’s Rural Fire Association, said Bowling Green Fire Chief Adam Mitalovich.

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LOUISIANA—Need some yard work done and no longer have the energy or time to do it yourself? Well, you’re in luck because the Louisiana High School Interact Club is offering to help those in need of assistance.