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Hearing Expected In March For New Bridge Location

Hearing Expected In March For New Bridge Location

A public hearing on the site for a new bridge at Louisiana will likely be held in late March. The Missouri Department of Transportation will announce a date once federal officials have signed off on a recently-completed environmental study. The feds had questions as part of the process and the state is responding now. Plans […]

Louisiana Police Chief Selection Proceeding

Louisiana Police Chief Selection Proceeding

Louisiana may have a new police chief soon. Mayor Bart Niedner is expected to make a recommendation to the City Council the week of Feb. 8. The Police Hiring Board will review candidates’ qualifications. Three people had filed before the Jan. 29 deadline. Niedner said one is a local candidate. The city has been without […]

Bowling Green Board Looks To Approve Alliance Contract To Manage Parks Dept.

Bowling Green Board Looks To Approve Alliance Contract To Manage Parks Dept.

The Bowling Green Board of Aldermen gave initial approval to a contract with Alliance Water Services to take over management of the parks department. The Park Board has employed two different directors over the past few years and decided to try a new direction. Alliance offered a contract to handle the maintenance (as it has […]

Evidence Hearings Set For Hardee’s Robbery Suspects

Evidence Hearings Set For Hardee’s Robbery Suspects

Evidence hearings are Feb. 24 for two people arrested in last summer’s armed robbery of the Hardee’s restaurant in Bowling Green. Twenty-six-year-old Brandon McBride of Bowling Green is charged with robbery, armed criminal action and felonious restraint. He’s accused of holding up the restaurant on July 11. A motion hearing is tentatively set for Feb. […]

Candidate Filings Set For April Election Ballot

Candidate Filings Set For April Election Ballot

Candidates have thrown their names in the hat and the deadline has arrived so the April 5 election ballot is set. City of Bowling Green Mayor Don Hunter will run unopposed for a second term and Joyce Megown will run unopposed for city collector. For the Board of Aldermen, in Ward 1, incumbent Michael R. […]

Pike County Budget Hearings To Be Held This Week

Pike County Budget Hearings To Be Held This Week

The first of two public forums on Pike County’s proposed 2016 budget is Tuesday (Jan. 26). Commissioners have said the spending plan will be lean but balanced. It calls for no tax increases, but Sheriff Stephen Korte has discussed the possibility of personnel cuts this year. Korte says it appears the cuts will stand and […]

Louisiana City Council Approves Putting Sales Tax Measure To Voters

Louisiana City Council Approves Putting Sales Tax Measure To Voters

Revenue from a three-quarter-cent sales tax increase would help Louisiana fix streets and storm sewers. Last week the City Council approved putting the measure on the April 5 election ballot at a special meeting. A simple majority is required for passage of the measure. The increase would generate about $270,000 a year. The money would […]

Pike Relay For Life Seeks Volunteers

Pike Relay For Life Seeks Volunteers

“Cruising The USA Seeking a Cure” is the theme for the 2016 Relay for Life of Pike County to be held Saturday, Aug. 27 from 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Sound interesting? Want to help? Come on out to the Pike County Health Department on Thursday, Jan. 21 at 6 p.m., and check it out. Anyone interested […]

Pike Commissioners To Begin Crunching Budget Numbers; Sets Up Two Public Hearings

Pike Commissioners To Begin Crunching Budget Numbers; Sets Up Two Public Hearings

Residents will get two chances to voice opinions on Pike County’s proposed budget. Public hearings are set for 10 a.m. on Jan. 26 and 29 at the courthouse in Bowling Green. Pike County Commissioners have little wiggle room as final budget crunching got under way Thursday, Jan. 14. Revenue expectations are slightly higher than projected […]

Pafford Is Named JH/HS Principal At Van-Far

Pafford Is Named JH/HS Principal At Van-Far

Bowling Green Will Begin Search For New Middle School Principal Kim Pafford has accepted the position to become the next Principal of Van-Far Jr-Sr High School beginning July 1. Pafford’s appointment to the position was approved by the Van-Far Board of Education on Jan. 13. She has spent 21 years in education and has been […]

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