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Two Arrested For Burglary Of St. Clement Business

Two Arrested For Burglary Of St. Clement Business

The Pike County Sheriff’s Department has arrested two people in connection to theft at Johnny Diamonds in St. Clement last week. Sheriff Stephen Korte reports that on July 19, 2014, deputies were dispatched to the business for a reported burglary. Deputies watched surveillance video and initiated an investigation. Additional deputies were called in to assist […]

Louisiana Man Is Charged With Vehicle Theft, Drug Possession

Louisiana Man Is Charged With Vehicle Theft, Drug Possession

Sheriff’s Department Seeks Information Whereabouts Of Accomplice A Louisiana man is in custody and a woman is being sought in connection to the theft of a vehicle last week. The Pike County Sheriff’s Department reports that on Friday, July 18, a truck was reported stolen from a residence on Route YY near Louisiana. Sheriff Stephen […]

Pike County Taxing Entities Look To Fight Ameren Protest

Pike County Taxing Entities Look To Fight Ameren Protest

Local taxing entities stand to lose thousands of dollars if a protest by Ameren UE is successful. Ameren is currently protesting their 2013 real and personal property taxes. Pike County taxing groups are looking to join a suit with entities in the 19-county region that could be impacted. Cape Girardeau County is leading the charge. […]

County Market In Louisiana Plans Aug. 19 Opening

County Market In Louisiana Plans Aug. 19 Opening

County Market plans to open its $3 million store in Louisiana on Aug. 19. The opening will come with a band, a cookout and a ribbon cutting starting around 5 p.m. in the parking lot of the Twin Pike Shopping Center on Georgia Street. A spokesman for County Market’s parent company said Wednesday that the […]

EMHS Expands Parking Lot To Accommodate Greater Volume

EMHS Expands Parking Lot To Accommodate Greater Volume

Pike County Memorial Hospital Administrator Justin Selle said patients will have greater access to services at Eastern Missouri Health Services with the new expanded parking lot that was installed last week. “We have noticed that over the past year the number of patients served on the west side of the county at the Eastern Missouri […]

Clarksville Continues Long-Range Flood Protection Planning Efforts

Clarksville Continues Long-Range Flood Protection Planning Efforts

Clarksville remains determined to find a permanent solution to recurrent Mississippi River flooding. The Missouri State Emergency Management Agency is providing assistance as the city tries to come up with $3.5 million for a floodwall. The agency has not promised state funding, but did send a team to meet with city officials last week. Mayor […]

Louisiana Man Dies Following Accident In New Canton, Ill.

Louisiana Man Dies Following Accident In New Canton, Ill.

A Louisiana man was killed over the weekend after being hit by a vehicle on Highway 96 near New Canton, Ill. According to the Pike County (Illinois) Sheriff’s Department, 40-year-old Daniel Calvin was struck by a vehicle near the Copperhead Tavern around 10 p.m. on Friday night. It appeared Calvin attempted to cross State Highway […]

Flood Conditions Still Causing Problems On Pike County Roads

Flood Conditions Still Causing Problems On Pike County Roads

Flooding is still causing problems for road repair crews in Pike County Missouri. Road and Bridge Supervisor Sean O’Brien said Monday that flooding and heavy weekend rains had damaged an estimated 50 miles of county roads. Isolated storms dumped up to four inches Sunday on parts of Pike County even as floodwaters from the Mississippi […]

Corporal Jordan Phelps Earns Achievement Medal For Efforts Fighting Fires In Southern California

Corporal Jordan Phelps Earns Achievement Medal For Efforts Fighting Fires In Southern California

Corporal Jordan Phelps was recently awarded his second Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal for the efforts he made while serving at Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton from May 14-19, 2014. During this period a brush fire was sweeping over Southern California, including the base at Camp Pendleton. The medal was awarded for service […]

Fair Set To Kick Off Next Week

Fair Set To Kick Off Next Week

Country Music Star Clay Walker Headlines Saturday Concerts April M. Fronick • Editor • april@thepeoplestribune.com The much-anticipated Pike County Fair is just a week away. While there will not be a queen contest this year due to a lack of contestants, the schedule of events will be similar to years past with 4-H activities on […]

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