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Two Arrested On Drug Charges

Two Arrested On Drug Charges

On Tuesday, March 24 Pike County Sheriff’s deputies received information about drug activity and obtained a search warrant for an apartment at 217 S. High St., in Bowling Green. Deputies and Bowling Green Police officers served the search warrant. Located in the residence was over 70 grams of marijuana. The residence was occupied by two […]

Louisiana Candidates Square Off At Forum

Louisiana Candidates Square Off At Forum

Candidates for Louisiana school board and city council squared off at a forum last Wednesday night. The event was hosted by American Legion Post 370 as a community service. Three people are running for two spots on the Louisiana R-2 school board. There are races for five city council seats. Questions were submitted by the […]

Clarksville Mayor Part Of Big National Effort

Clarksville Mayor Part Of Big National Effort

Clarksville Mayor Jo Anne Smiley is among many who believe the Father of Waters and its cousins are poised in the years ahead to be the kind of economic catalysts for America that they were in the 19th century. Smiley recently returned from the third annual Mississippi River Cities & Towns Initiative meeting in Washington, […]

State Dismisses Claims Against Two Louisiana Council Members

State Dismisses Claims Against Two Louisiana Council Members

Mayor Bart Niedner Provides Information To Address Other Accusations The Missouri Ethics Commission is wrapping up an investigation into numerous complaints filed by Tim Carter, who previously served on the city council and is again seeking office in the upcoming election for a council seat in the third ward. Carter accuses the city of failing […]

Former City Administrator Files Rights Violations Charges

Former City Administrator Files Rights Violations Charges

Bob Jenne Accuses City Of Age Discrimination, Retaliation, Unlawful Discharge Former Louisiana official Bob Jenne has filed charges against the city with the Missouri Commission on Human Rights that include allegations not made public until now. Jenne accuses the city of age discrimination, illegal retaliation and unlawful discharge. Named in the filing are Mayor Bart […]

Prop A Measure Promises Improvements At Van-Far

Prop A Measure Promises Improvements At Van-Far

Plan Calls For Early Childhood Addition, Classroom Upgrades Voters in the Van-Far School District will consider a bond issue called Proposition A in the upcoming election that calls for about $2.1 million in improvements to facilities and grounds. Superintendent Stephen Hunter said the issue is imperative as the campuses are aging and that rehabilitation is […]

Brett Bolton Calls Time With City An Important Learning Experience

Brett Bolton Calls Time With City An Important Learning Experience

Summer Internship Turns Into Almost A Year (And More) Of Projects For Louisiana City Hall Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak said, “Wherever smart people work, doors are unlocked.” Brett Bolton already had an impressive resume when he started a summer internship with the City of Louisiana last year which grew into a position that touched every […]

Bob Jenne Resigns As Louisiana Police Chief

Bob Jenne Resigns As Louisiana Police Chief

Former Administrator Says Lawsuit Against City Is Still Possible Bob Jenne’s decision to step down as Louisiana’s administrative police chief fueled new questions Monday about whether he plans a wrongful termination lawsuit over his earlier dismissal as city administrator. As he has in the past, Jenne on Monday left open the door for legal action, […]

Louisiana Mayor Makes Bridge Pitch

Louisiana Mayor Makes Bridge Pitch

Louisiana’s mayor calls replacing the 87-year-old Champ Clark Bridge vital to regional growth. Bart Niedner made the remarks in an address to the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission in Jefferson City. He said a permanent closure of the bridge before a new one is built would disrupt the economic and social fabric of the area. […]

Bowling Green Considers Airport Improvements

Bowling Green Considers Airport Improvements

Bowling Green is looking at upgrading its airport. The Board of Aldermen on Monday night (March 16) will consider hiring a consultant for the project. The agreement would cost just under $8,000. The firm would seek bids for window repairs, new flooring, updated restrooms and other work at the airport’s main hangar. Up to $55,000 […]

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