A federal sign-off last week means that people and businesses in Pike County will be eligible for federal disaster relief in the wake of this year’s flood season.
Six projects mostly based in Pike County found a place in a plan for infrastructure investments from 2020 through 2024 approved by the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission last week.
HANNIBAL – More than 50 people gathered at the Quality Inn & Suites in Hannibal to talk about their concerns with flooding, sediment and drought management along the Upper Mississippi River.
TROY – Pike County members of Cuivre River Electric Cooperative can now vote to fill the county’s set on the organizations Board of Directors.
Bowling Green—Even with heavy storm clouds brewing on the horizon, nothing could dim Curtis Peak’s smile while he tended to his fireworks stand just outside Bowling Green’s city limits July 4.
LOUISIANA – The next week will determine whether the new Champ Clark Bridge will be open by its ribbon-cutting on Aug. 3.
ANNADA – The last flood-related closure on Route 79 between Hannibal and St. Charles was lifted Friday. The road has been closed for long periods since the river first rose in March. A section of road between Clarksville and Annada was the last to re-open.
Bowling Green—With school out and the hot weather baking the ground, there is new trouble afoot, or more accurately, the same old trouble making a comeback—vandalism.
FRANKFORD—Three local women want to honor all those veterans who have served the U.S. and either lived or worked in Frankford at some point during their lives.
The Bowlinbggreentimes.com and the Louisianapressjournal.com websites are no more. Starting Tuesday, June 25, online visitors were redirected to Pikecountynews.com, an online partnership of the Bowling Green Times and the Louisiana Press-Journal.
LOUISIANA – Delays of work consolidating utility lines along Georgia Street are worrying Louisiana City Administrator Kelly Henderson.
DURHAM, MO – A vehicle crash Sunday before last in Lewis County left a Pike County man with minor injuries, according to a report filed by the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
CLARKSVILLE – Officers of the Clarksville Memorial VFW Post 4610 were honored at the Department of Missouri Convention held from June 6 to June 9 in Springfield, Mo.
LOUISIANA – The date for the dedication of the new Champ Clark Bridge in Louisiana has been set for August 3, the Missouri Department of Transportation announced today.
LOUISIANA – A thin rivulet connected the pools of water on either side of Route 79 in south Louisiana Monday morning, Only a few weeks ago, the area between Noix Creek had been comprehensively swamped, leaving blocks of 79 inside the city limits underwater.
Resting place: This bench with sponsor’s name sits in front of the Bouquet Florist and The Vintage Farmhouse store on West Main Street. Photo by Stan Schwartz
Bowling Green Mayor Don Hunter, Louisiana Community Betterment Association Chairperson Diana Huckstep, Clarksville Mayor Jo Anne Smiley and Buffalo Township United Fund President Walter Logan listen to Community Foundation Development and Outreach Director Catherine Bocke Meckes. Photo by Ad…
ORDER UP: Patrons lined up to buy their lunch on Friday from the We’re All Mixed Up Bakery and BBQ trailer during the kickoff event for Food Truck Fridays in Bowling Green. Photo by Stan Schwartz
By Adam ThorpLOUISIANA – A season of outdoor music and reverence kicked off Sunday with the first of a series of ecumenical worship services that will take place over the course of the summer.The first in the Summer in the Park concert series had a dramatic backdrop: the swelling Mississipp…