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Salvation Army Seeks Bell Ringers In Pike County

Salvation Army Seeks Bell Ringers In Pike County

The Salvation Army is seeking volunteer Pike County bell ringers to help collect donations that will pay for assistance to people in need. The annual bell ringing campaign will be held weekdays from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. outside Walmart in Bowling Green. Business people, church groups, students, families and others are invited to work […]

Work Continues On Bowling Green Streets Program

Work Continues On Bowling Green Streets Program

The City of Bowling Green has made great strides in its 2014 city-wide paving program. Champ Clark Drive, Court Street and Centennial have all been milled and repaved. The next streets on the list to be completed will be the portion of Main Cross Street from Champ Clark to Mae Street. Other streets under the […]

Fifth Gear Is Purchased By Speed Commerce

Fifth Gear Is Purchased By Speed Commerce

Speed Commerce, Inc. (Nasdaq:SPDC), a leading provider of omni-channel e-commerce services, has completed the acquisition of Fifth Gear, a single-source provider of order management, fulfillment and customer care services. Total consideration included $55 million in cash paid at closing with an additional contingent payment to be made in the form of common shares of Speed […]

Pike County Sheriff Warns Citizens Of Scam

Pike County Sheriff Warns Citizens Of Scam

  A telephone scam is hitting Pike County. Sheriff Stephen Korte is warning about reports his office has received. The scammer claims to be from the utility company Ameren and requests money to prevent a disconnection. Similar reports have come in from other places in Missouri. Ameren says it never calls and asks for personal […]

Pike County 9-1-1 Effort Continues

Pike County 9-1-1 Effort Continues

A date hasn’t been set, but Pike County’s new 9-1-1 board likely will hold an organizational meeting in December. County Commissioners recently appointed three people from Louisiana, three from Bowling Green and one from Frankford. All have medical, emergency or public service experience. System Director Sarah Cunningham will coordinate a time and location for the […]

Louisiana Is Forced To Turn Off The Ovens On Holiday Tradition

Louisiana Is Forced To Turn Off The Ovens On Holiday Tradition

Everyone is saddened and all hope it’s temporary. For the first time in two decades, hundreds of people in the Louisiana area won’t be getting a free Thanksgiving Day meal from local churches. There were several contributing factors, but the biggest was that no one stepped forward this year to organize the huge undertaking. “I […]

Authorities Warn Motorists About Deer On The Move

Authorities Warn Motorists About Deer On The Move

Authorities are warning drivers to be on the watch for deer on area roadways. The animals are on the run more than ever at this time of year, and hunting season in Missouri and Illinois can lead to even more movement. Department of Conservation Agent Chris Grote noted that the recent cold snap means ideal […]

Great Weather For Strong Opening Weekend

Great Weather For Strong Opening Weekend

Totals State Harvest Up 30k For Firearms Opening April M. Fronick • Editor • april@thepeoplestribune.com It was a great opening season for many area hunters as numbers regionally and statewide have been much stronger than last year. For the opening weekend of firearms deer season, a total of 91,460 were harvested statewide. That is more than […]

Louisiana Council Approves Mona Brown To Serve Tim Carter’s Term

Louisiana Council Approves Mona Brown To Serve Tim Carter’s Term

Members Begin Considering Future Of License Office April M. Fronick • Editor • april@thepeoplestribune.com The Louisiana City Council has a full slate again with the approval of Mona Brown to take the seat of Tim Carter in Ward I. Carter resigned two months ago because he moved to another ward. He had five months remaining on […]

Chris Gamm Is The First Republican Presiding Commissioner In Decades

Chris Gamm Is The First Republican Presiding Commissioner In Decades

Pike County is getting its first Republican presiding commissioner in almost four decades. Chris Gamm defeated Democrat Terry Burris in last Tuesday’s election. He will be only the second Republican presiding commissioner in modern Pike County history. Gamm takes the helm from incumbent Presiding Commissioner Dan Miller on January 1st. He is a farmer with […]

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