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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.

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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 …

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Tattoo and piercing studio opens on the square

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LOUISIANA—Everybody loves a Parade and the Louisiana Community Betterment Association is planning the upcoming Louisiana Community Christmas Parade.

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LOUISIANA—Everyone knows that having a server with a great personality makes one’s dinning experience even better. And for those who came to KC’s Place in Louisiana Thursday night, well they had about the best dinning experience they could encounter.

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LOUISIANA—Kathy Smith was appointed mayor of Louisiana during a city council meeting Monday evening in City Hall.

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Pike County Commissioners Bill Allen, left, and Justin Sheppard presented a $38,000 check Nov. 9 to North East Community Action Corporation (NECAC) County Services Programs Director Linda Fritz and Deputy Director for Community Services Programs Janice Robinson. The money is part of the coun…

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BOWLING GREEN—It may not seem like the tastiest combo, but people began lining up at 10:30 a.m. for the Pike County Health Department’s Brown Bag Barbecue and Flu Shot Clinic Friday at the pavilion next to the Bowling Green Visitors Center.

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BOWLING GREEN—Ed and Regina Woods, owners of Woods Smoked Meats, a meat processing plant with a retail store and deli located along Bus. 54, have sold the business to HWC Meats, a partnership between Mike Sloan, owner of Hermann Wurst Haus in Hermann, Mo., Cory Hawkins, owner of Central Miss…

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National Family Literacy Day on Nov. 1. Established by the 103rd Congress in 1994, National Family Literacy Day emphasizes the importance of reading and learning for the entire family and highlights the impact that parents have on their child’s learning.

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BOWLING GREEN—When he was 14, McCoy Thompson got his first push mower so he could start cutting lawns. He got a taste for what hard work could bring—money, real money.

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BOWLING GREEN—The costumed characters started lining up early at the east end of Bowling Green’s big park off of Adams Street. This year’s Safe Trick or Treat event was fundamentally different from last year’s candy giveaway.

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FRANKFORD—In a note to families and staff, Bowling Green R-1 Superintendent Matt Frederickson wrote: “In 2018, we began the process of applying for upcoming available disaster funds in order to build a tornado safe room at Frankford Elementary. In the summer of 2019, our Board of Education a…

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BOWLING GREEN—There’s a lot that goes into the office of assessor for Pike County, and Donna Prior said she’s learned all the ins and outs of the job during her five terms in office—and the 17 years before that—working in the county’s assessor’s office.

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Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Wednesday, Oct. 28 issue of the Louisiana Press-Journal did not make it to the post office on time. That means the mailed copies will be arriving late. Single copies of the paper will be available in the news vending machines and at the local retailers th…

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CLARKSVILLE—It was that first siren that signaled the start of the Applefest parade down Hwy. 79 through the center of town and out past the Apple Shed that brought a myriad of smiles from young and old.

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LOUISIANA—Kayla Caldwell recently opened a branch office of Edward Jones, a financial advising company. She held a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday to celebrate the new space on Georgia Street.

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The Bowling Green Times and Louisiana Press-Journal will not be arriving in Wednesday’s mail. A computer part in the printing plant’s plate-making machine broke and a new part was being shipped overnight to affect repairs.

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BOWLING GREEN—Julie Hood Leverenz recently retired from the health care field, working for Hannibal Regional Health Care System. Now she’s embarked on a new path—one where she plans to leverage her years of knowledge to help others.

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LOUISIANA—A Louisiana resident was concerned that the Georgia Street project was taking too long to complete and was probably over budget, as it impacted downtown businesses.

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CLARKSVILLE—At halftime during the Clopton-Elsberry game against Louisiana, it was time for the schools’ Homecoming ceremony.

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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…

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Following reports of a positive COVID-19 test for First Lady Teresa Parson, and due to quarantine restrictions, Gov. Mike Parson’s campaign staff has confirmed he will not be able to attend the Missouri Press Association/KOMU-8 gubernatorial forum scheduled for today, Friday, Sept. 25.

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BOWLING GREEN—Bobby Boland was taken aback when he learned Bowling Green Chevy closed so abruptly. Back in February, the dealership seemed to be running along just fine, and the next day, car carriers arrived to load up the inventory and the doors slammed shut leaving a lot of the staff stunned.

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Corn maze and pumpkin patch big draw for Prairie’s Edge

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CLARKSVILLE—The not-for-profit North East Community Action Corp. is finding new residences for 26 families of the Clarksville Estates apartments as a precaution after an inspection revealed rusting support beams at the 47-year-old complex.