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Vandals Desecrate St. Clement Church

Vandals Desecrate St. Clement Church

In the wake of a heinous vandalism of St. Clement Catholic Church Saturday night, the Pike County Sheriff’s Department is seeking any information about the events looking to identify a truck that was witnessed near the scene. The crime took place sometime after Saturday evening Mass and the early morning hours of Sunday. Human feces was discovered […]

Bowling Green Board Warns Citizens About Trespassing While Playing Games On Phone

Bowling Green Board Warns Citizens About Trespassing While Playing Games On Phone

Aldermen Approve Chipping Once A Week The Bowling Green Board of Aldermen met for their regular meeting on Monday, July 18. Last week in the general committee meeting a suggestion by Alderman Mark Bair to have chipping done once-a-week rather than three mornings was approved. The measure passed last night unanimously. Citizens are urged to […]

Clarksville Woman Charged With Stealing, Selling Season Passes To Fair

Clarksville Woman Charged With Stealing, Selling Season Passes To Fair

A Clarksville woman has been charged with stealing after it was discovered that she was selling season passes to the upcoming Pike County Fair on Facebook for less than the face value. Paige L. Hazlett, 22, was charged on Monday, July 18 with stealing, a class C felony. Her bond was set at $10,000 with […]

MoDOT Sets Tentative Schedule For Champ Clark Bridge Replacement

MoDOT Sets Tentative Schedule For Champ Clark Bridge Replacement

The Missouri Department of Transportation has set an aggressive goal to have a new Champ Clark Bridge open to traffic by November 1, 2019. “While the timeline is tentative, one of the advantages to using a design-build process to procure and construct a major bridge is the reduction of time when compared with traditional design […]

City, County Near Deal On Dispatching

City, County Near Deal On Dispatching

Pike County Sheriff’s Department Looks To Assume Overnight Duties For Bowling Green Police It appears a deal is very close for the Pike County Sheriff’s Department to assume some of the overnight and weekend dispatching duties for the Bowling Green Police Department. Pike County Commissioners and Sheriff Stephen Korte met with Bowling Green Police Chief […]

Blaze At Vacant Louisiana Home Remains Under Investigation

Blaze At Vacant Louisiana Home Remains Under Investigation

State Fire Marshal Says Cause Is Unfounded The Sunday morning blaze that kept fire fighters at the scene for around 14 hours is under investigation and a determination on the cause remains a mystery. Bill Tull, of the State Fire Marshal’s Office, looked into the fire that started during the early Sunday morning hours, around […]

New Champ Clark Bridge Fully Funded

New Champ Clark Bridge Fully Funded

Completion Anticipated In November 2019 State and local officials for the twin Pike Counties in Missouri and Illinois were thrilled last week when it was announced that funding has been secured for replacement of the Champ Clark Bridge. Eastern District Pike County Commissioner Curt Mitchell said he was very pleased with the decision and noted […]

Officials Deem Building Unsafe

Officials Deem Building Unsafe

Bowling Green Building Inspector Mel Orf taped off the old gas company building at 16 S. Court Street last week in an effort to keep people near the structure safe. Orf says severe water damage at the rear of the building has deteriorated much of the two-story structure. The balcony on the front of the […]

Sheriff’s Department May Take Over Some Dispatching For Bowling Green

Sheriff’s Department May Take Over Some Dispatching For Bowling Green

The Pike County Sheriff’s Department may be taking over some of the overnight dispatching duties for the Bowling Green Police Department if a deal can be reached with members of the Pike County Commission. Sheriff Stephen Korte met with commissioners last week to discuss the possibility of the sheriff’s office taking on more dispatching duties. […]

R-I Superintendent Will Resign At End Of Next School Year

R-I Superintendent Will Resign At End Of Next School Year

J.W. Brandt Says Decision Was Bittersweet The Bowling Green R-I School District will be parting ways with Superintendent J.W. Brandt at the end of the upcoming 2016-2017 school year. Brandt tendered his resignation to the school board in the executive session of last week’s meeting. “I have no plans whatsoever at this point,” Brandt explained. […]

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