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.”
BOWLING GREEN—In a message to parents, Bowling Green School Superintendent Matt Frederickson said that after the Pike County superintendents met virtually with the Pike County Health Department, all Pike County schools would remain closed past May 1. Most of them had been scheduled to resume…
BOWLING GREEN—With the school currently shutdown, Bowling Green R-1 School Athletic Director Matt Chance, said so are the spring athletic competitions.
BOWLING GREEN—It was a brisk afternoon Saturday when the people of Bowling Green came together—at a safe distance from each other—to cruise “the lap.”
Weather permitting, MoDOT crews have scheduled bridge maintenance which will temporarily impact traffic on Route UU in Pike County. On April 7-8, the road will be reduced to one lane approximately one half mile from each end of the bridge over U.S. 61 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily while wo…
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.
COLUMBIA, Mo. – The stage is set for more spring flooding in Missouri, said University of Missouri Extension climatologist Pat Guinan. “A lot will depend on the weather patterns that set up over the region in the next few weeks,” he said.
Pike County has lost about 1 percent of its population since 2010, the census announced in its last interim update before their comprehensive 2020 count.
LOUISIANA—People with relatives buried in Bethany Cemetery have been trying since early 2016 to make improvements to the graveyard, but have not been able to achieve all their goals because of a missing plat book.
CURRYVILLE—Debra Ritter, a co-owner of Cornerstone Farms LLC, agreed to a consent judgment filed March 11 by Missouri Attorney General Eric S. Schmitt.
BOWLING GREEN—Table after table lined the floor inside the main building at the Pike County Fairground March 10. Each one was filled with science fair exhibits for this year’s Pike County Science Fair.
Pike County — and, it transpired, every other county in Missouri — turned out in a big way for former Vice-President Joe Biden in the state’s Tuesday, March 10 primary election.
Effective immediately, because of the Centers for Disease Control guidelines, the Pike County Courthouse is limiting access to the building until further notice.
A note from R-1 Superintendent Matt Frederickson announced the closure of the Bowling Green school campus until April 6. His note follows:
Pike County Memorial Hospital has implemented a higher level of restrictions to continue to help reduce the possibility of spreading COVID-19 throughout the community. PCMH joins many other healthcare organizations in proactively deploying these restrictions as recommended by the CDC and the…
WINFIELD – As spring weather arrives in Missouri, the Missouri Department of Transportation is taking advantage of the warmer weather to begin work that will affect several roadways in Pike County.
LOUISIANA – About a month from now Louisiana voters will go to the polls to decide whether to approve a pair of real estate tax increases in support of their cash-strapped city government.
BOWLING GREEN—It’s hard to believe with summer just around the corner that the city’s children won’t have the municipal pool available this year.
BOWLING GREEN—The main room at the Pike County Fairgrounds filled quickly Sunday morning after 4-H opened the doors to its Springfest fundraiser.
BOWLING GREEN—Member of the Honey Shuck board were on hand Monday to start decorating the Champ Clark house for the former politician’s 170th birthday party.
LOUISIANA – Public health officials are taking steps to prepare Pike County for possible cases of COVID-19, a new strain of coronavirus spreading around the world from its origin point in Wuhan, China.
BOWLING GREEN – Last year’s bid for federal money to add a lane to Hwy. 54 failed — as it had the year before. But supporters for the project saw reasons to be optimistic when they met in Bowling Green last week.
LOUISIANA – The City Council discussed — but came to no conclusion — the question of how to employ someone at least a few hours a week doing economic development work on the city’s behalf at its Monday, Feb. 24 meeting.
TROY, Mo. – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded the not-for-profit North East Community Action Corp. $35,702 to assist young people aging out of foster care who are at risk of homelessness.
LOUISIANA – A long-running lawsuit against the city of Louisiana and its ex-mayor apparently reached an end last month after the parties opted to reach a settlement.
BOWLING GREEN—Local entrepreneurs will soon have the opportunity to set up shop close to the square in downtown Bowling Green as soon as the first chalet is completed and placed on the lot that fronts S. Court Street next to MASH.
BOWLING GREEN – North East Community Action Corporation (NECAC) President and Chief Executive Officer Don Patrick has announced the hiring of Ginger Ingram of Bowling Green as the agency’s emergency services coordinator.
BOWLING GREEN—You may have noticed the lot, which used to house the Lefever Chevrolet dealership on Business 61, being cleared a few weeks ago.
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,