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Jesse Len Miller

Jesse Len Miller, 60, of Kansas City formerly of Bowling Green died Monday, Nov. 13, 2017 at his home in Belton. Funeral services were Saturday at 3 p.m., at Waters Funeral Home with the Rev. Jerry Gamm officiating. Interment was in Curryville Cemetery. Visitation was Saturday from 1-3 p.m., at Waters Funeral Home in Vandalia. […]

Gerald Elwood Wallace

Services for Gerald Elwood Wallace, 76, of Vandalia, were held at noon, Saturday at Vandalia First Baptist Church Family Life Center with the Rev. Kenny Haddock and the Rev. Brian Lehenbauer officiating. Interment will be in Vandalia Cemetery. Visitation was Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the church. Arrangements were under […]

Keith Thomas

Leland Keith Thomas, 62, of Middletown died unexpectedly Monday, Nov. 13, 2017 in rural Middletown. Funeral services were at 10 a.m., Friday at Myers Funeral Home in Middletown. The Rev. John Foster officiated. Serving as organist was Mary Thomas. Special music was provided by Jim and Nancy Dunn, Larry Dunn, and Tara Calton. Burial was […]

Delores Jean ‘Dodie’ Poor

Delores Jean “Dodie” Poor died Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017 with several family members by her side. She was 83 years old. Funeral services were at 11 a.m., Monday at Centenary United Methodist Church in Louisiana. The Rev. Art Moore assisted by the Rev. Jeanne Webdell officiated. Burial followed at Fairview Cemetery near Louisiana. Visitation was […]

Pike County Recorder Warns Of Scam Targeting New Property Owners

Pike County Recorder Sherry McCarty says a scam has been going around that claims a deed can be purchased for $87. McCarty says deeds are not that expensive and that her office only charges $1 per page so deeds with short descriptions can be as little as $3 or $4. “It seems to only be […]

NECAC Seeks Salvation Army Bell Ringers In Pike County

The Salvation Army is seeking volunteer Pike County bell ringers to help collect donations that will pay for assistance to local people in need. The annual bell ringing campaign will be held weekdays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. outside Walmart in Bowling Green starting Nov. 24. Business people, church groups, students, families and others […]

Health Department Holds Annual Veteran Appreciation Event

The Pike County Health Department, Home Health & Hospice held its annual veteran appreciation and flag dedication ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 9. Members of VFW Post 5553 of Bowling Green took part in presenting the colors and handling the flag. Chris Apps of St. Louis provided bagpipes and the National Anthem was sung by Leah […]

Molly Brown Portrayer Proves Unsinkable At Museum Dinner

It took a tragedy the size of Titanic to momentarily set back a gutsy Missouri native who had overcome immense hurdles. Lisa Marks of the Hannibal History Museum brought to life Margaret Tobin Brown – better known as Molly after Broadway and Hollywood told her story – during the Louisiana Area Historical Museum’s annual fall […]

Niedners To Host First-Ever Mayor’s Ball As Fundraiser For R-II Performing Arts, Bicentennial

Louisiana Mayor Bart Niedner and his wife Michelle are hosting the first-ever Mayor’s Ball on Feb. 3 at the Masonic Temple. People are encouraged to get out their masks and capes for this entertaining event. The Mayor’s Ball is an opportunity to celebrate and support the Louisiana community through a formal gathering. In keeping with […]

McPike Signs With State College Of Florida

Bowling Green High School senior Kobe McPike signed a letter of intent to play baseball at the State College of Florida. A signing ceremony was held Monday, Nov. 13. Pictured, front row, (l-r): Earl Green, St. Louis travel team coach; Paulette McPike, mother; Kobe; Earl McPike Sr., father. Second row: Lauren Sparks, Joseph McBride, and […]

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