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Van-Far Indians, Lady Bobcats Win Cunningham Invitational

The Cunningham Invitational track meet was held Friday, April 20 in Louisiana. The Van-Far Indians captured first place with 187 points followed by Bowling Green Bobcats with 141 points. Louisiana Bulldogs placed sixth with 24 points and Silex Owls were seventh. The Bowling Green Lady Bobcats took first with 187 points; Louisiana Lady Bulldogs scored 70 points […]

Van-Far Prom 2018

Van-Far held prom activities on Saturday, April 21 at the Steinman’s Banquet Hall in Mexico. Maddie Dunn and Brayden Christian were crowned queen and king. The court also included Jacob Garner, Reaghan Case, Trevor Crider, Morgan McDowell, Nathan Beatty, and Ashley Stanich.

Louisiana Council Approves Bid To Demolish Property On Georgia Street For Up To $73,000

Louisiana City Council reorganized after taking care of some old business at the meeting on Monday, April 23. Council members recently sought bids for the demolition of the property at 401 Georgia Street which has been discussed at great length over the past few years. City Administrator Kelly Henderson reported the lowest bid to be […]

Work To Begin On Missouri Approach, Retaining Wall For New Bridge

Over the last several months, much of the work to build a new Champ Clark Bridge has been in the Mississippi River. While work will continue to progress to build the piers for the new bridge, one element of construction will soon be more visible on land – the work on the Missouri approach, including […]

$50,000 Powerball Ticket? ‘Throw It Away’

It’s not every day that Kennet “Kenny” McGuire of Clarksville purchases a Missouri Lottery Powerball ticket. In fact, it’s more like every once in a while. “I just buy one whenever I’m at the gas station and I think about it. I’ve bought maybe five tickets so far this year,” said McGuire. On April 4, […]

Louisiana Prom 2018

Louisiana held prom activities on Saturday, April 21 at the high school. Kayla Lindsay and Michael Francis were crowned queen and king. The court also included C.J. Runyon, Rachel Williams, Brianna St. Clair, Hunter Raddatz, Dalton Oberhaus and Raelee Burse.

April 24th Online Edition

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Ruth Shepherd-Borndes

Ruth Shepherd-Borndes, 93, of Bowling Green, died Sunday, April 8, 2018 at her residence. Graveside services at her request were held by Scott Hager and Richard Upsom at 2 p.m., Wednesday at Curryville Cemetery in Curryville. Ruth was born Oct.14, 1924 in Curryville, the daughter of Murry and Ollie McPike Shepherd. Survivors include a son, […]

Gary L. Reeves

Gary Lynn Reeves, 71, of Chesterfield, formerly of Louisiana died Monday, April 16, 2018 at Mari De Villa Home in Town and Country. Funeral services were at 2 p.m., Thursday at Collier Funeral Home in Louisiana. The Rev. Don Amelung officiated. Burial was at Fairview Cemetery near Louisiana. Visitation was from 1 p.m., until time […]

John Lloyd Norman

John Lloyd Norman, 61, of Bowling Green died Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at his home. Bibb-Veach Funeral Home is in charge of the cremation. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. John was born May 28, 1956 in Mt. Clemens, Mich., the son of Lloyd Clarence and Anne D. Kolb Norman. […]

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