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Vandalia Police Arrests Man For Deceptive Business Practices

On July 25, officers with the Vandalia Police Department took a report of fraud in the area of the 600 block of W. Home St. The reporting party had paid for services from an asphalt paving company who had been going door-to-door soliciting sales. Officers arrived on scene and measured and photographed the job site. […]

Little Mister and Miss Pike County

Zane Ingram and Lilly Stribling were crowned this year’s Little Mister and Miss Pike County. The contest took place on the new small stage area in the center of the fairgrounds on Wednesday night. Zane is the son of Derek and Katie Ingram of Bowling Green and Lilly is the daughter of James and Kelsi […]

Stump Speaking By Candidates Set For August Fifth

Champ Clark Honey Shuck Restoration Inc. will host a traditional stump speaking by political candidates. The free public event is at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 5, at the Bowling Green Elementary Multipurpose Room, 700 W. Adams. Candidates for Pike County offices have been invited to attend and make brief presentations about their campaigns. Pike County […]

Great Weather, Big Numbers At The Pike County Fair

The weather was gorgeous for another successful Pike County Fair last week that culminated with the big Lucas Oil Pro Pulling League truck and tractor pull on Saturday night. Despite a little rain on Saturday afternoon and evening, Fair Board President Tim Gamm noted that the weather couldn’t have cooperated better for the week with […]

Stained Glass Window Restoration Nears Completion At Presbyterian Church

Jacksonville Stained Glass Company is putting the finishing touches on the installation of 56 restored individual stained glass panels in the windows of First Presbyterian Church in Louisiana. The windows were originally installed at the time the church was built in 1890. Ron Weaver, of the stained glass company, said their goal was to bring […]

July 31st Online Edition

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James ‘Jim’ Kevin Martin

James “Jim” Kevin Martin, 56, of Curryville died unexpectedly Monday, July 23, 2018, at his home. Graveside services were at 4 p.m., Saturday at Curryville Cemetery.  Minister Adas’ Jacyna officiated. A meal was served following the service at the First Baptist Church multi-purpose building in Vandalia. The family was served by Waters Funeral Home of […]

Timothy Joe ‘Tim’ Bealmear

Timothy Joe “Tim” Bealmear, 52, of Mexico died Monday, July 23, 2018, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia. Funeral services were at 11 a.m., Saturday at Arnold Funeral Home in Mexico with Pastor Bob Stanford officiating. Burial followed services at Rock Hill Cemetery. Visitation was from 9 a.m. until time of service. He was born […]

Betty Ann Thomas

Betty Ann Thomas went home to be with her Lord on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at home in Platte City surrounded by her four children. Betty was born Feb. 24, 1928 in Paris to Leo and Gladys Eisele. On Oct. 18, 1947, Betty married the love of her life, Melvin Thomas, in Mexico. They had […]

Irvin Ray ‘Razor’ Hull

Irvin Ray “Razor” Hull went to be with his Lord and Savior Monday, July 9, 2018. A Celebration of Life for “Razor” will be held Saturday, Aug. 11 at Farber Community Center with visitation from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Immediately following, an informal celebration with everyone and anyone that wants to speak about “Razor” […]

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