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Students Experience Eclipse

Students throughout the area were allowed to experience the solar eclipse with special glasses on Monday, Aug. 21. Viewings were also conducted inside most schools for younger students and those who preferred to be inside. Above, Bowling Green sixth graders check out the coverage as the sky grew darker and crickets were tricked into thinking […]

Michael Black Faces Murder Charge For Shooting Stepson Following Fight

Michael Allan Black, 60, has been charged with first degree murder and armed criminal action after allegedly shooting and killing his 31-year-old step-son on Saturday night. Alexander Koch was shot once in the abdomen. He was taken to Pike County Memorial Hospital but died a short time later at 11:30 p.m. According to the probable […]

Louisiana School Board Votes To Move Forward On Plan To Join EMO Conference

Louisiana R-II Superintendent Dr. Todd Smith reports the school board voted 6-1 in favor of a proposal to leave the Clarence Cannon Conference and join the EMO Conference. Smith explained the district had received an invitation from the EMO Conference after Community R-VI announced it will be departing from the conference. Smith pointed out the […]

August 22nd Online Edition

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Bowling Green Man Opens Fire On Crop-Dusting Airplane

A man from Bowling Green has been charged with unlawful use of a weapon following an incident with a crop dusting airplane on Friday night, Aug. 18. Pike County Sheriff Stephen Korte reports that at approximately 9:30 p.m., it was reported to the Sheriff’s Office that someone may be possibly shooting at crop duster airplanes […]

Marion George Meier

Marion George Meier, 84, of Bowling Green died Wednesday, Aug.16, 2017 at his home. Funeral services were at 10 a.m., Saturday at Bibb-Veach Funeral Home in Bowling Green with the Rev. Don Amelung officiating. Burial was in Wellsville City Cemetery with military honors being conducted by the Missouri Military Honor Guard, Bowling Green VFW Post […]

Gerald ‘Tim’ Lamberson

Gerald Tin (Tim) Lamberson, 71, of Ashburn died Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017 at his home in Ashburn. His wish was to be cremated. Graveside services will be held at a late date at Emmett Cemetery in Busch. He was born on Jan. 13 1946, in Ashburn to Marion and Alma Wheeler Lamberson. He is survived […]

Joanne Henderson

Joanne Henderson, 81, of Louisiana died Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017 at Maple Grove Lodge Nursing Home in Louisiana where she had been a resident for a few weeks. Her wishes were to be cremated. Services are scheduled at Collier Funeral Home in Louisiana Saturday at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Art Moore officiating. Dr. Earl […]

Helen Emma Jean Thompson

Helen Emma Jean Myrick Thompson, 96, of Vandalia died Thursday, Aug. 22, 2017 at Tri-County Care Center in Vandalia. Funeral services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m., at the First Presbyterian Church, Vandalia. Officiating will be the Rev. Joel Montgomery. Music will be provided by Joy Davis, organist. Interment will be in the Vandalia Cemetery. Visitation […]

Orland C. Fitzsimmons

Orland Campbell Fitzsimmons died Thursday, Aug. 7, 2017 in Bedford, Texas. Funeral services are pending in Texas. A complete obituary will be printed at a later date. Mr. Fitzsimmons was born March 2, 1929 in Hannibal, the oldest son of Clancy and Zelda Gibbs Fitzsimmons. He is survived by his wife, Barbara and children, Kimberly, Kevin, Orland […]

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