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Louisiana Chamber Gears Up For Annual Fourth Of July Celebration

Louisiana Chamber Gears Up For Annual Fourth Of July Celebration

The Louisiana riverfront will once again be the place to be on July 4th as the Louisiana Chamber of Commerce hosts its annual fireworks show. The event will kick off with vendors opening at 5 p.m.. The fireworks display will begin 15 minutes after dusk at the riverfront. Those interested in having a booth at […]

Mayor’s Cyber Bullying Lawsuit Is Dismissed

Mayor’s Cyber Bullying Lawsuit Is Dismissed

The mayor of Louisiana is mulling his options after a cyber bullying lawsuit was dismissed for lack of legal action. Bart Niedner and his wife, Michelle, filed the lawsuit last December. The mayor said at the time that his family was the target of repeated social media attacks he called evil, reckless and unacceptable lies. […]

YMCA Joins In ‘World’s Largest Swimming Lesson’

YMCA Joins In ‘World’s Largest Swimming Lesson’

The nation’s top water safety and training organizations joined forces to present the “World’s Largest Swimming Lesson (WLSL)” on Friday, June 24, to build awareness about the vital importance of teaching children to swim to help prevent drowning. Waterparks, pools and other aquatic facilities around the globe hosted local WLSL lessons last week to make […]

Troy Man Accused Of Trying To Steal Boat

Troy Man Accused Of Trying To Steal Boat

A Troy man is accused of trying to steal a boat in Louisiana. Twenty-one-year-old Jacob Slates is charged with felony tampering with a motorboat. He’s accused of trying to steal the vessel early the morning of April 21 from a lot on Maryland Street. Authorities said in a probable cause statement that they used video […]

Bowling Green Board Considers Once A Week Garbage Collection

Bowling Green Board Considers Once A Week Garbage Collection

Aldermen Support Plans For Senior Citizen Housing The Bowling Green Board of Aldermen seeks input from residents on a proposal to change trash collection from twice-a-week to just one time per week. Michael Cosman of Meridian Waste Solutions, Inc. (Eagle Ridge Landfill) discussed the plan with aldermen at the regular meeting on Monday, June 20. […]

Louisiana Begins Testing Sanitary Sewer Mains

Louisiana Begins Testing Sanitary Sewer Mains

A preconstruction meeting pertaining to the study and testing of sanitary sewer mains was held in Louisiana recently. Mark Bross with Klingner and Associates and Mark Calvert with ACE Pipe Cleaning were in attendance. Numerous items and issues were discussed during the meeting, but the issues of note involved scheduling and the impact on citizens […]

Fifth Gear Owners Have New Leadership

Fifth Gear Owners Have New Leadership

Speed Commerce Operating Company LLC, a leading provider of eCommerce technology and omni-channel solutions for retailers and manufacturers, announced last week that it successfully completed a restructuring process that resulted in a reinvigorated company with new ownership and fresh investment in the business. Speed Commerce owned Fifth Gear, one of Louisiana’s largest employers. Leveraging substantially […]

Law Office Collapses In Vandalia

Law Office Collapses In Vandalia

The future of Terry Witte’s law office in Vandalia is somewhat unknown as cleanup efforts continue following the collapse of the north wall and roof last Tuesday morning. Witte said a contractor will make a determination on how to proceed once the area is cleared from the initial collapse. No one was injured during the […]

PCADD Set To Expand With Help Of Grant Funding

PCADD Set To Expand With Help Of Grant Funding

Director Says Additional Space Is Overdue The Pike County Agency for Developmental Disabilities (PCADD) broke ground on a $400,000 expansion project last week and celebrated with many state and local officials. The expansion will add more than 12,000 square feet of space to the current facility in Bowling Green. PCADD Executive Director Pete Breting noted […]

Bowling Green Man Pleads Guilty To Robbing Hardee’s

Bowling Green Man Pleads Guilty To Robbing Hardee’s

A Bowling Green man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison after he admitted to robbing a local restaurant. Twenty-six-year-old Brandon McBride pleaded guilty Monday, June 13 to second-degree robbery. Charges of armed criminal action and felonious restraint were dropped. Authorities said almost $1,100 was taken from the Hardee’s along Business Highway 61 on […]

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