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Louisiana Fifth Graders Start ‘Tabs For Anna’ Fundraiser

Louisiana Fifth Graders Start ‘Tabs For Anna’ Fundraiser

By William England & Australia Monjaraz Louisiana Elementary School’s fifth grade class has a special project they are doing for one of their own. Their classmate, Anna Elder, has Spina Bifida and uses a wheelchair because she has been paralyzed from the waist down since birth. The class wanted to give her something fun to […]

Louisiana Colorfest Promises Fun For All At 30th Annual Event On Oct. 18-19

Louisiana Colorfest Promises Fun For All At 30th Annual Event On Oct. 18-19

April M. Fronick • Editor • april@thepeoplestribune.com The 30th Annual Louisiana Country Colorfest is just around the corner and while folks can expect the regular favorites at the festival, there will be new features this year which promises family fun throughout the weekend on Oct. 18-19. Chris Koetters, director of the Louisiana Chamber of Commerce, also […]

Work On Champ Clark Bridge Is Postponed Another Week

Work On Champ Clark Bridge Is Postponed Another Week

Repairs Now Slated To Take Place Oct. 20-24 Due To Projected Weather Due to the weather forecast, MoDOT and its contractor have postponed joint expansion repairs on the Champ Clark Bridge over the Mississippi River on Highway 54 in Louisiana until next week. The bridge will close Monday, Oct. 20 at 6 a.m. and is […]

Former Clopton Grad Now Seeing Patients At PCMH

Former Clopton Grad Now Seeing Patients At PCMH

Another local physician has come home to provide specialized care for patients at Pike County Memorial Hospital (PCMH). Dr. Brooke (Gregory) Colbert started seeing patients on Sept. 2 at PCMH in Louisiana. She grew up in Pike County and graduated from Clopton High School. After high school, Dr. Colbert went on to graduate Cum Laude […]

Champ Clark Bridge Work Delayed Until Oct. 13-17

Champ Clark Bridge Work Delayed Until Oct. 13-17

Repair work on the Champ Clark Bridge at Louisiana has been delayed a week and will now take place Oct. 13-17. Weather permitting, beginning the week of Oct. 13, MoDOT and its contractor will close the Champ Clark Bridge on U.S. 54 over the Mississippi River in Pike County for expansion joint repairs. Chamber of […]

Ethics Complaint Filed Against Pike Sheriff Stephen Korte By Commissioner Dan Miller

Ethics Complaint Filed Against Pike Sheriff Stephen Korte By Commissioner Dan Miller

Clash With Another Elected Official Goes To The State A state agency is investigating an ethics complaint made against Pike County Sheriff Stephen Korte by Presiding Commissioner Dan Miller. The inquiry by the Missouri Ethics Commission follows months of debate over who is allowed as a passenger in sheriff’s department vehicles. Speaking in general terms […]

Colorfest Committee Finalizes Plans For This Year’s Event

Colorfest Committee Finalizes Plans For This Year’s Event

Karl & Cathy Sippely To Lead Parade As Grand Marshals The annual Louisiana Country Colorfest is just around the corner and will fill the downtown area with people on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 18-19. Like every year, the festival will kick off with the magnificent parade down Georgia Street from the high school to Main […]

BGMS Adds Technology To Curriculum

BGMS Adds Technology To Curriculum

School Receives ‘America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education’ Grant For Chromebooks Bowling Green R-1 Middle School has received a $10,000 grant from America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. The district will use the money to purchase Chromebooks for use in eighth grade science classes at Bowling Green Middle School. “In education, we […]

Danforth Extols Mutuality Over Vitriol In Politics At Honeyshuck Banquet

Danforth Extols Mutuality Over Vitriol In Politics At Honeyshuck Banquet

Senator Visits Champ Clark Home For Tour Jack Danforth says politics could use more conversation, but not the kind that’s so popular in Washington these days. The former Republican Missouri U.S. Senator, United Nations ambassador and ordained Episcopal priest was guest speaker Thursday at the annual meeting of Champ Clark Honey Shuck Restoration Inc., the […]

Relay Raises More Than $38k

Relay Raises More Than $38k

April M. Fronick • Editor • april@thepeoplestribune.com Another successful Relay for Life was held on Saturday at the Pike County Fairgrounds, raising over $34,700 for the American Cancer Society. This is the second year of Relay taking place throughout out the day and ending late Saturday night. This year Relay used the fairgrounds’ small stage […]

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