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Celebrating National FFA Week

Inside this week’s print edition, check out local chapters in the Trib’s FFA Guide! With articles, photos and more from the Bowling Green, Clopton, Louisiana, Silex & Van-Far FFA Chapters.


KMOV TV St. Louis Chief Meteorologist Steve Templeton hands an autographed photo to Michelle Grimes of Bowling Green during a 4Warn Storm Mode Tour appearance Thursday at Bowling Green High School. In addition to meeting with viewers, station meteorologists did live weather forecasts and presented weather programs. Also pictured are KMOV Meteorologists Meghan Danahey, and […]

DAR, American Legion To Host Candidate Forum On March 15

The Pike County Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the American Legion Post 370 will be co-sponsoring a “Meet the Candidate Night” on March 15 at the American Legion facility located at 420 Kelly Lane in Louisiana. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and the forum will begin at 6:30 p.m. Brent […]

Lady Hawks Defeat Knox Co. In Opener; Boys Team To Take On Van-Far

 While (6) Knox County was able to pull within four points late in the opening round game against (3) Clopton, the Lady Hawks shut down the threat with free throws that stretched the lead back to 10 in the fourth quarter. Clopton advanced in the Class 2 District 6 tournament at Canton with a […]

Wording Selected For John B. Henderson Bust

It was announced recently that local artist John Stoeckley was working on the bronze bust of John Brooks Henderson that will be installed at Henderson Park in Louisiana in time for the Bicentennial celebration this summer. The bust was unveiled at the Mayor’s Ball on Saturday, Feb. 3 along with a rendering of the pillar […]

February 20th Online Edition

Click here to read the February 20th, 2018 edition of The People’s Tribune as a PDF.

District Basketball Preview

Both Bowling Green Teams Draw #3 Seed And Will Face Winfield Teams To Kick Off District Action The Bowling Green teams will take part in the Class 3 District 7 tournament at Winfield next week and both the Bobcats and Lady Cats are seeded third and will take on the host school in the opening […]

Buffalo Fort Offered Early Settlers An Oasis From Danger

• Louisiana’s Past Looking Forward • It stood for only a few years, but it provided a safe haven for early settlers. Work on Fort Buffalo began in December 1811 as tensions with the Sac and Fox tribes rose due to British incitement in the buildup to the War of 1812. The dimensions aren’t recorded, […]

Woman Finds Home In Bowling Green After Escaping From Hurricane Harvey

For Rita Webster, timing was everything. She bought a house in Bowling Green through a program administered by the not-for-profit North East Community Action Corporation (N ECAC) after living for 26 years in Texas – leaving the Lone Star State just before Hurricane Harvey swamped her Houston apartment complex. “The good Lord moved me out […]

Annual Black History Month Program Held At White Rose Baptist Church

The Northeast Missouri Clergy Coalition held its Annual Black History Program on Sunday, Feb. 4, at White Rose Baptist Church, Bowling Green. The black history speaker was G. Faye Dant, The executive director for Gem’s Journey Huck Finn Freedom Center, Hannibal, also Founding Director Hannibal African American Life & History Project. Sister Dant gave a […]

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